MVN 05, 156 (P114376)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

Museum Number

KVM 32.1223

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

53.0 × 42.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(gesz2) 3(u) 3(asz) 4(barig) sze gur lugal
2. giri3 lu2-bulug3-ga2
3. 1(gesz2) gur giri3 ur-sa6-ga
4. a-sza3 lal3-ha
  blank space
5. ki lu2-dingir-ra-ta
reverse
1. kiszib3 ur-{d}en-lil2-la2 ka-guru7
  blank space
2. iti szu-numun
3. mu en-mah {d}nanna masz-e i3-pa3
seal 1
1. ur-{d}en-lil2-la2
2. dub-sar
3. dumu ka-sa6 kuruszda

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Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 53.0 high × 42.0 wide
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
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  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

    unopened envelope


  • N.d. [Seri, Andrea, CDLJ 2007/1, §3.15 (1430665)]

    history


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: KVM 32.1223
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.04.04.00
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 004883 (composite) (P457593) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“MVN 05, 156 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P114376.

MVN 05, 156 artifact entry (No. P114376). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P114376

MVN 05, 156 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P114376 (Accessed: February 8, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-08]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {MVN 05, 156 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P114376},
}

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