MVN 09, 162 (P115805)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Museum Number

KM 89057

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (“Receipt for something.”)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

29.0 mm × 26.0 mm × 14.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(asz) 5(ban2) ar-za-na gur lugal
2. ki ka-tar-{d}ba-ba6-ta
3. {d}ba-ba6-e3 dam ensi2
reverse
1. lu2-kal-la
2. szu# ba-ti
3. giri3 lu2-uru11{ki} nimgir?
4. iti sze-il2-la#
5. mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal
envelope
obverse
1. 1(asz) 5(ban2)# [...]
2. ki ka#-[tar-{d}ba-ba6-ta]
3. {d}ba-ba6#-[e3] dam ensi2#
reverse
1. kiszib3 lu2-[kal-la]
2. dumu lu2-[du10-ga]
  seal impression
3. giri3 lu2#-[uru11{ki} nimgir]
4. iti sze-il2#-[la]
5. mu {d}amar#-[{d}suen lugal]
seal 1
1. ur-e2-[ninnu]
2. dub-[sar]
3. dumu lu2-[du10-ga]
4. sanga# {d}nin#-[gir2-su]

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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 29.0 high × 26.0 wide × 14.0 thick
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  • primary: MVN 9, 162

    [Snell1979MVN9] Snell, Daniel C. 1979. The E. A. Hoffman Collection and Other American Collections. Materiali per Il Vocabolario Neosumerico 9. Roma: Multigrafica Editrice.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: KM 89057
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.01.12.00
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2022-07-01 at 16:28:47 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Lafont, Bertrand CDLI approved View
2021-07-26 at 09:42:07 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:39:47 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:19:07 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 10:18:35 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2007-08-12 at 22:19:36 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2007-08-04 at 18:14:27 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:20:43 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 000444 (composite) (P430540) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“MVN 09, 162 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P115805.
MVN 09, 162 artifact entry (No. P115805). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P115805
MVN 09, 162 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P115805 (Accessed: July 19, 2024).
@misc{2001MVN,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-19]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {MVN 09, 162 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P115805},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P115805},
}

TY  - ELEC
DA  - 2001/12/20/
PY  - 2001
ID  - P115805
LB  - CDLI:P115805
M1  - 2024/7/19/
TI  - MVN 09, 162 artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P115805
ER  - 
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