MVN 13, 825 & 826 (P117598)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Museum Number

FLP —

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

-

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(asz) sze gur lugal
2. sze ur5-ra-sze3
3. ki ab-ba-gi-na-ta
4. lu2-{d}en-ki aszgab
5. szu ba-an-ti
reverse
1. kiszib3 a-tu ab-ba-na
2. ib2-ra
3. mu ki-masz{ki} u3 hu-ur5-ti{ki} ba-hul
envelope
obverse
1. [1(asz) sze gur lugal]
  1 line blank
2. sze ur5-ra-sze3
3. ki ab-ba-gi-na
4. lu2-{d}en-ki aszgab
5. szu ba-an-ti
reverse
1. kiszib3 a-tu ab-ba-na ib2-ra
  blank space
2. mu [ki-masz{ki} u3 hu-ur5-ti{ki} ba-hul]
seal 1
1. a-tu
2. dumu ur-[...]

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
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  • primary: MVN 13, 825 & 826

    [Sigrist1984MVN13] Sigrist, Marcel, David I. Owen, and Gordon D. Young. 1984. The John Frederick Lewis Collection, Part. II. Materiali per Il Vocabolario Neosumerico 13. Roma: Multigrafica Editrice.

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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2021-07-26 at 13:15:09 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2013-10-02 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:42:35 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:21:02 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 10:25:05 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:21:29 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 001835 (composite) (P454545) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“MVN 13, 825 & 826 Artifact Entry.” 2013. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 2, 2013. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P117598.
MVN 13, 825 & 826 artifact entry (No. P117598). (2013, October 2). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P117598
MVN 13, 825 & 826 artifact entry (2013) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P117598 (Accessed: April 21, 2024).
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	year = {2013},
	month = {oct 2},
	title = {MVN 13, 825 & 826 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P117598},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P117598},
}

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