MVN 17, 007 (P119652)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 012236

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

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tablet
obverse
1. 4(u) 6(disz) gurusz
2. 3(u) 7(disz) dumu-nita2
3. 1(gesz2) 1(u) 4(disz) [(x)] geme2
4. 1(u) 7(disz) dumu# [...]
5. 2(gesz2) 5(u) 4(disz) sag hi#-a
6. 1(u) 5(disz) gu4-gesz hi-a
7. 3(u) ansze-gesz hi-a
8. gu4 apin-bi 5(disz)#-am3
9. 2(u) la2 1(disz) ab2 e2-tur3? hi-a
10. 1(gesz'u) 2(gesz2) 6(disz) gukkal hi-a
11. 1(gesz'u) 8(disz) udu eme-gi hi-a
12. 2(u) 1(disz) udu masz2 niga
13. 1(esze3) 2(iku) 1/4(iku) {gesz}kiri6
14. 1(u) 5(disz) gal za-hum zabar hi-a
15. 2(disz) szen-szu2 zabar
16. 1(disz) ma-sa2-ab zabar
17. 1(disz) dug zabar
18. 6(disz) ha-zi zabar hi-a
19. 1(u) 5(disz) zabar nig2-dim2-dim2 tur-tur
20. 3(disz) {uruda}engur
21. 3(disz) {uruda}[...] szu2#
reverse
1. 4(u) 2(disz) ma-na siki-gi hi#-a
2. 2(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 i3 du10-ga hi-a
3. 2(barig) 1(ban2) i3 hi-a
4. 2(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 lal3
5. 3(ban2) gesztin na8-na8
6. 7(asz) zu2-lum gur lugal
7. 3(asz) gu2 5(u) ma-na SZIM hi-a
8. 1(asz) 2(barig) 5(ban2) SZIM hi-a
9. 4(u) 4(disz) {gesz}gu-za saga hi-a
10. 7(disz) {gesz}na2 saga hi-a
11. 5(u) 3(disz) {gesz}gu-za hi-a
12. 3(disz) {gesz}na2 hi-a
13. 5(disz) {gesz}giri3-gub saga hi-a
14. 5(disz) {gesz}banszur saga hi-a
15. 3(disz) {gesz}banszur hi-a
16. 2(u) 6(disz) {gesz}ma-al-tum saga hi-a
17. 1(u) 6(disz) {gesz}ma-al-tum hi-a
18. 1(u) 8(disz) {gesz}nig2-a-na8-na8 saga hi-a
19. 2(gesz2) 5(u) 6(disz)# {gesz}nig2-a-na8-na8 hi-a
20. 1(u) 8(disz) {na4}ma-al-tum hi-a
21. 2(disz) {na4}<kin2> szu se3-ga
22. 3(disz) ma2-gur8
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23. nig2#-gur11 ur-{d}ba-ba6

Consult previous versions and their differences
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Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: MVN 17, 7

    [Pettinato1993MVN 17] Pettinato, Giovanni. 1993. Testi Economici Neo-Sumerici Del British Museum (BM 12230 - BM 12390). Vol. XVII. Materiali per Il Vocabolario Neosumerico. Roma: Multigrafica Editrice.

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  • history: ASJ 18, p.103-168, p. 161 no. 4

    [Maekawa1996confiscation] Maekawa, Kazuya. 1996. “Confiscation of Private Properties in the Ur III Period: A Study of é-Dul-La and Níg-GA.” Acta Sumerologica 18: 103–68.

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  • Museum No.: BM 012236
  • Accession No.: 1894-10-19, 0007

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-28 at 21:03:16 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Taylor, Jonathan Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-19 at 09:57:24 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2017-02-15 at 19:32:00 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-08-24 at 14:00:07 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:45:39 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:23:08 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:22:23 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 17, 007 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P119652.
MVN 17, 007 artifact entry (No. P119652). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P119652 (Original work published 2001)
MVN 17, 007 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P119652 (Accessed: May 23, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 28},
	title = {MVN 17, 007 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P119652},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P119652},
}

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