NYPL 034 (P122570)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), 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 089

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

35.0 × 32.0 × 24.0

tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) hal-li2
2. 1(disz) a-hu-ba-qar
3. 1(disz) lu2-eridu{ki}
4. 1(disz) a-bi2-a
5. 1(disz) ba-ba-ti
6. 3(disz) sila3 kasz saga 2(disz) sila3 ninda-ta
7. 1(disz) i-di3-zu
8. 1(disz) u3-KU
9. 1(disz) du10-i3-li2
10. 1(disz) mar-tu-saga
11. 1(disz)# bi#-za-tum
12. [1(disz)] hu#-ba
13. [1(disz) x]-ti-ni
14. [1(disz)] ur#?-{d}utu
15. [1(disz)] ur#?-{d}dumu-zi
16. [1(disz) x]-bu-szar2
17. [1(disz) x]-ga-ga
reverse
1. [1(disz) x]-ki#?-na-ti
2. [1(disz)] a-kal-la
3. [1(disz)] {d}utu-di-de3
4. 3(disz)# sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda-ta
5. 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
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6. szunigin 1(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga szunigin 4(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 kasz
7. szunigin 4(ban2) la2 2(disz@t) sila3 ninda szunigin 1(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 5(disz) gin2 szum2
8. szunigin 5/6(disz) sila3 7(disz) gin2 i3
9. szunigin 2/3(disz) sila3 la2 2(disz@t) gin2 naga
10. u4 4(disz)-kam
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11. iti ezem-{d}szul-gi
12. mu en {d}inanna unu{ki} masz2-e i3-pa3

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

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 35.0 high × 32.0 wide × 24.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 089
  • Accession No.: Eames D13

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Ibbi-Suen.02.10.04
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 034 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122570.

NYPL 034 artifact entry (No. P122570). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122570

NYPL 034 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122570 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

@misc{2001NYPL,
  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-04]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 034 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122570},
}

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