NYPL 072 (P122608)

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 146

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

43.0 × 37.0 × 14.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 2(gesz2) sa pa-ku5
2. {gesz}asalx(|A.TU.NIR|)
3. gu-nigin2-ba 3(disz) sa-ta
4. i3-gal2
5. 1(u) 2(disz) sa gesz-gibil-la
6. sa2-du11 {d}szara2-sze3
reverse
1. ki ur-e2-masz-ta
2. kiszib3 lu2-{d}nin-szubur
3. iti e2-iti-6(disz)
4. mu hu-uh2-nu-ri{ki} ba-hul
seal 1
1. lu2-{d}nin-szubur
2. dub-sar
3. dumu szesz-kal-la szabra

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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): 43.0 high × 37.0 wide × 14.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 146
  • Accession No.: Eames E31

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.07.08.00
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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 000254 (composite) (P430352) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 072 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122608.

NYPL 072 artifact entry (No. P122608). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122608

NYPL 072 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122608 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-04]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 072 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122608},
}

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