MVN 11, A (P116232)

Administrative tag 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 1909.05.082

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tag

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (pisan-dub-ba SM catalogue: tablet basket tag (pisan-dub-ba)--for the accounts of var. professionals)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

46.0 mm × 36.0 mm × 18.0 mm

object tag
obverse
1. pisan-dub-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. gurum2 ak
 en: xxx
3. sag#-apin e2 szabra
 en: xxx
4. maszkim di-da
 en: xxx
5. ra2-gaba
 en: xxx
6. aga3-us2
 en: xxx
7. ma2-lah5 ma2-gur8-ra
 en: xxx
reverse
1. dub-sar
 en: xxx
2. gu-za-la2 gu2-ne-sag
 en: xxx
3. erin2 ug3-IL2
 en: xxx
4. e2 {d}nin-gesz-zi-da
 en: xxx
5. sipa dur9{ur3}-ra
 en: xxx
  szah2-ur3-ra ?
6. bur-sag {d}nin-gir2-su
 en: xxx
7. i3-gal2
 en: xxx
8. mu us2-sa ki-masz{ki}
 en: xxx

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: Tag
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 46.0 high × 36.0 wide × 18.0 thick
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  • Condition Description: complete; left edge--small pierce
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  • Genre(s): Administrative (pisan-dub-ba SM catalogue: tablet basket tag (pisan-dub-ba)--for the accounts of var. professionals)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: MVN 11, A

    [Owen1982MVN11] Owen, David I. 1982. Selected Ur III Texts from the Harvard Semitic Museum. Materiali per Il Vocabolario Neosumerico 11. Roma: Multigrafica Editrice.

  • history: MCS 1, 22

    [Fish1951MCS1] Fish, Thomas. 1951. Manchester Cuneiform Studies 1.

  • history: MCS 1, 24

    [Fish1951MCS1] Fish, Thomas. 1951. Manchester Cuneiform Studies 1.

  • history: Nelson pisan-dub-ba, no. 064

    [Nelson1976pisandubba] Nelson, Richard C. 1976. “Pisan-Dub-Ba Texts from the Sumerian Ur III Dynasty.” Phdthesis, University of Minnesota.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: SM 1909.05.082
  • Accession No.: 06246

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.47.00.00 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2015-05-06 at 08:19:12 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2012-07-06 at 08:04:47 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:40:28 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:19:37 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:20:53 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 11, A Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116232.
MVN 11, A artifact entry (No. P116232). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116232
MVN 11, A artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116232 (Accessed: June 23, 2024).
@misc{2001MVN,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-23]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {MVN 11, {A} artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116232},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116232},
}

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