NYPL 004 (P122540)

Administrative tablet excavated in Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in New York Public Library, New York, New York, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

New York Public Library, New York, New York, USA

Museum Number

NYPLC 039

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

51.0 × 38.0 × 20.0

tablet
obverse
1. 2(gesz2) 3(disz) gu4 niga
2. 3(disz) ab2 mu 2(asz) niga
3. 3(u) 2(disz) gu4
4. 3(u) 1(disz) ab2
5. 4(u) 2(disz) udu niga
6. 7(gesz2) 3(u) udu
7. 1(gesz2) 2(u) 6(disz) sila4
8. 8(gesz2) 2(u) 5(disz) u8
9. 1(u) 1(disz) kir11
10. 3(gesz2) 8(disz) masz2
reverse
1. 5(u) 2(disz) ud5
2. 5(disz) ud5 masz2 nu-a
3. 1(u) {munus}asz2-gar3
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4. sila-a SIG7-a
5. ki na-sa6-ta
6. be-li2-a-zu i3-dab5
7. iti a2-ki-ti
8. mu ha-ar-szi{ki} u3 ki-masz{ki} ba-hul

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Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 51.0 high × 38.0 wide × 20.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 039
  • Accession No.: Eames B01

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 004 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122540.

NYPL 004 artifact entry (No. P122540). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122540

NYPL 004 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122540 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

@misc{2001NYPL,
  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-04]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 004 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122540},
}

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ER  -