MVN 11, E (P116240)

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 1909.05.086

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: tag for a tablet-basket (pisan-dub-ba) re personnel of the temples of Ningirsu and bau)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

39.0 mm × 38.0 mm × 17.0 mm

object tag
obverse
1. pisan-dub-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. a-sza3 du3-du3-a
 en: xxx
3. lu2 mar-sa
 en: xxx
4. sa12-du5
 en: xxx
5. ka-guru7
 en: xxx
6. szandana
 en: xxx
7. dub-sar gu4 udu
 en: xxx
reverse
1. giri3-se3-ga
 en: xxx
2. e2 {d}nin-gir2-su u3 {d}ba-ba6
 en: xxx
3. aga3-us2 ensi2
 en: xxx
4. i3-du8-me
 en: xxx
5. ma2-u4-zal-la
 en: xxx
6. i3-gal2
 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): 39.0 high × 38.0 wide × 17.0 thick
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  • Condition Description: complete; left edge has 2, widely-spaced pierces. Right edge pierced once
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  • Genre(s): Administrative (pisan-dub-ba SM catalogue: tag for a tablet-basket (pisan-dub-ba) re personnel of the temples of Ningirsu and bau)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: MVN 11, E

    [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 & 25

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

  • history: Nelson pisan-dub-ba, no. 269

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

  • history: Fish, ArOr 17, 228 4,

    [sec14578] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: SM 1909.05.086
  • Accession No.: 06250

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2015-05-06 at 08:19:16 CDLI atf CDLI 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
2008-02-01 at 13:27:48 Dahl, Jacob L. atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2008-02-01 at 12:15:52 Dahl, Jacob L. atf Dahl, Jacob L. 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, E Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116240.
MVN 11, E artifact entry (No. P116240). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116240
MVN 11, E artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116240 (Accessed: March 1, 2024).
@misc{2001MVN,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-03-01]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {MVN 11, {E} artifact entry},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P116240},
}

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