NYPL 042 (P122578)

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 098

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

42.0 × 40.0 × 15.0

tablet
obverse
1. 1(u) {gesz}dusu
2. ki ur-e2-masz-ta
3. kiszib3 lu2-kal-la
4. giri3 masz-szu-gid2-gid2-da
reverse
1. sza3 bala-a
  1 line blank
2. mu us2-sa si-ma-num2{ki} ba-hul
seal 1
1. lu2-kal-la
2. dub-sar
3. dumu ur-e11-e szusz3

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 42.0 high × 40.0 wide × 15.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 098
  • Accession No.: Eames D25

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.04.00.00 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 042 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122578.

NYPL 042 artifact entry (No. P122578). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122578

NYPL 042 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122578 (Accessed: February 7, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-07]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 042 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122578},
}

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