YNER 08, 05 (P112497)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Museum Number

YBC 16487

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) 1/2(disz) ma-na 6(disz) 1/3(disz) gin2 2(u) 7(disz) sze ku3-babbar
 en: 1 1/2 mana 6 1/3 shekel 27 grains silver,
2. si-i3-tum
 en: the remainder;
3. sza3-bi-ta
 en: therefrom:
4. 1/2(disz) ma-na 8(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar
 en: 1/2 mana 8 shekels silver,
5. mu-kux(DU)
 en: delivery;
6. 4(barig) 1(ban2) 9(disz) sila3 esir2 E2-A
 en: 4 barig 1 ban2 9 sila3 ES-bitumen,
7. ku3-bi 2(disz) 5/6(disz) gin2
 en: its silver: 2 5/6 shekels;
8. [n] 1(barig)# 5(ban2)# 6(disz) sila3 naga si-e3 gur
 en: n gur 1 barig 5 ban2 6 sila3 horned-alkali plant
9. [ku3-bi n] gin2# [n] sze#
 en: its silver: n shekels n grains;
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
  blank space
1'. szunigin 2/3(disz) ma-na 8(disz) 5/6(disz) gin2 1(u) sze ku3
 en: total: 2/3 mana 8 5/6 shekels 10 grains silver
2'. zi-ga-am3
 en: booked out;
3'. la2-ia3 2/3(disz) ma-na 7(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2 1(u) 7(disz) sze ku3
 en: the deficit: 2/3 mana 7 1/2 shekels 17 grains silver;
4'. nig2-ka9-ak pa3-da dam-gar3
 en: account of Pada, the trade agent;
5'. mu en-unu6-gal {d}inanna ba-hun
 en: year: “En-unugal of Inanna was hired.”
bottom
1. 4(u@v) 8(disz@v) 5(u)! 1(u)
 en: 48 50 10
  corresponding to rev. 1': 2/3(disz) ma-na 8(disz) 5/6(disz) gin2 1(u) sze

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: YNER 8, 5

    [Snell1982YNER8] Snell, Daniel C. 1982. Ledgers and Prices. Early Mesopotamian Merchant Accounts. Yale Near Eastern Researches 8. New Haven: Yale University Press.

  • history: ASJ 14, p.77-102, p. 85-86

    [Englund1992sundries] Englund, Robert K. 1992. “Ur III Sundries.” Acta Sumerologica 14: 77–102.

  • citation: BBVO 10, p. 34 n. 115

    [Englund1990Fischerei] Englund, Robert K. 1990. Organisation Und Verwaltung Der Ur III-Fischerei. Berliner Beiträge Zum Vorderen Orient, Band 10. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: YBC 16487
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.05.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-01-19 at 09:57:24 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:56:26 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-06-12 at 09:52:42 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-03-13 at 21:50:04 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-03-16 at 14:45:55 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2012-07-08 at 11:03:47 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:34:41 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:15:29 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 10:09:52 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-05-07 at 02:37:50 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-05-05 at 03:24:39 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-05-05 at 03:08:31 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:19:29 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“YNER 08, 05 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112497.
YNER 08, 05 artifact entry (No. P112497). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112497 (Original work published 2001)
YNER 08, 05 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112497 (Accessed: May 20, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-20]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {YNER 08, 05 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112497},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112497},
}

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