MVN 02, 216 (P113515)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, Switzerland

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Museum Collection(s)

Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, Switzerland

Museum Number

MAH 16499

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text)

Language(s)

Sumerian

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tablet
obverse
1. 4(disz) sila3 kasz 4(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3
2. lugal-nam2-mah du6-ur3!(E2)-sze3 gen-na
3. 4(disz) sila3 kasz 4(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3
4. bar-du8-sza-um nig2-nesag-sze3 gen-na
5. 4(disz) sila3 kasz 4(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3
6. lugal-{d}utu u3-gu-LAGAB-sze3 gen-na
7. 2(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3
8. kal-la e2 u3-suh5-sze3 gen-na
9. 4(disz) sila3 kasz 4(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3
10. szu-ha-ni-esz dabin-sze3 gen-na
11. 1(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 kasz 1(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 ninda 6(disz) gin2 i3
12. ib-ri-lugal nig2-nesag-sze3 gen-na
13. 4(disz) sila3 kasz 4(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3
14. er3-ra-ba-ni nin lugal-ta dab5-ba
reverse
1. 4(disz) sila3 kasz 4(disz) sila3 ninda 4(disz) gin2 i3
2. aga3-us2 sukkal-mah-he-da gen-na
3. 1(ban2) kasz saga 1(ban2) ninda 1/3(disz) sila3 i3
4. ur-{d}szul-gi
5. 2(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3
6. szu-{d}nin-szubur sukkal
7. 4(disz) sila3 kasz 4(disz) sila3 ninda 4(disz) gin2 i3
8. aga3-us2 sukkal-mah unu{ki}-sze3 gen-na
9. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 4(disz) gin2 i3
10. ur-{d}en-lil2-la2 lu2 {gesz}tukul#-gu-la
  blank space
11. zi-ga u4 7(disz)-kam
12. iti gu4-ra2-bi2-mu2

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: MVN 2, 216

    [Sauren1974MVN2] Sauren, Herbert. 1974. Wirtschaftsurkunden Des Musée d’Art et d’Histoire in Genf. Materiali per Il Vocabolario Neosumerico 2. Roma: Multigrafica Editrice.

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  • Museum No.: MAH 16499
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2022-01-17 at 15:44:42 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Lafont, Bertrand CDLI approved View
2016-12-05 at 21:26:48 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2014-08-24 at 12:10:59 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:36:19 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:16:43 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 10:13:39 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:19:50 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
“MVN 02, 216 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P113515.
MVN 02, 216 artifact entry (No. P113515). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P113515
MVN 02, 216 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P113515 (Accessed: May 20, 2024).
@misc{2001MVN,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-20]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {MVN 02, 216 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P113515},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P113515},
}

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