MVN 11, 006 (P116020)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Museum Number

SM 1909.05.003

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (SM catalogue: unbroken envelope--6 guruš workers)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

55.0 × 46.0 × 27.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 7(disz) gurusz iri-ta nu-e3
  seal impression
2. iti gu4-ra2-bi2-mu2-mu2-ta
3. iti ezem-{d}li9-si4-sze3
reverse
1. iti 2(disz)-kam
2. bala tusz-a sza3-ba i3-gal2
  blank space
3. kiszib3 {d}nin-mar{ki}-ka ugula
4. mu na-ba-sa6-sze3
5. mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal
seal 1
1. {d}nin-mar{ki}-ka#
2. dumu inim!-{d}nansze
3. lu2 lunga {d}[inanna?]

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): 55.0 high × 46.0 wide × 27.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description: complete.
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

    unopened envelope


  • Owen, David I. 1982. [MVN 11 6 (Owen1982-3)]

    primary


  • N.d. [Fish, MCS 3, 7 HSM 6167 (1380228)]

    history


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: SM 1909.05.003
  • Accession No.: 06167

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
  • Elevation:
  • Stratigraphic Level:
  • Excavation No:
  • Findspot Square:
  • Findspot Comments:

  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.01.02.00, Amar-Suen.01.03.00
  • Alternative Years:
  • Date Comments:
  • Accounting Period: 0

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 005625 (composite) (P458335) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“MVN 11, 006 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116020.

MVN 11, 006 artifact entry (No. P116020). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116020

MVN 11, 006 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116020 (Accessed: February 6, 2023).

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  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {MVN 11, 006 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116020},
}

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