NYPL 061 (P122597)

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 135

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

56.0 × 46.0 × 18.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(esze3) 3(iku) GAN2 tug2-gurx(|SZE.KIN|)
2. 1/2(iku) 1/4(iku) GAN2 gesz-ur3-ra a-ra2 3(disz) 4(iku) 1/2(iku) GAN2-ta
3. a2 erin2-na-bi u4 5(u) 4(disz)-kam
4. 2(bur3) 1(esze3) 3(iku) GAN2 gesz-ur3-ra a-ra2 3(disz) 4(iku) 1/2(iku) GAN2-ta
reverse
1. a2 erin2-na-bi u4 1(gesz2) 3(u)-kam
2. GAN2-gu4
3. 3(iku) GAN2 gesz-ur3-ra 4(iku) 1/2(iku) GAN2-ta
4. a2 erin2-na-bi 4(disz)-kam
5. szuku engar
6. a-sza3 i3-szum2
7. ugula lugal-ku3-zu
8. kiszib3 i-szar-ru-um
9. mu na-ru2-a-mah ba-[dim2]
seal 1
1. i-szar-ru-um
2. dub-sar
3. dumu ur-{d}en-lil2-la2

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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): 56.0 high × 46.0 wide × 18.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 135
  • Accession No.: Eames E20

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.06.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 002486 (composite) (P455196) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 061 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122597.

NYPL 061 artifact entry (No. P122597). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122597

NYPL 061 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122597 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-04]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 061 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122597},
}

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