NYPL 158 (P122696)

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 249

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

45.0 × 38.0 × 16.0

tablet
obverse
1. 1(esze3) GAN2 gesz-ur3-ra
2. 1(disz) gurusz al 5(disz) sar-ta
3. lu2-{d}utu engar
4. 1(esze3) GAN2 gesz-ur3-ra
5. 1(disz) gurusz al 5(disz) sar-ta
6. nimgir-he2-du7 engar
7. 1(esze3) GAN2 gesz-ur3-ra
8. 1(disz) gurusz al 5(disz) sar-ta
9. engar-zi engar
reverse
1. 1(esze3) GAN2 gesz-ur3-[ra]
2. [1(disz)] gurusz al 5(disz) sar-ta
3. {d}szara2-mu-tum2 engar
4. 1(esze3) GAN2 gesz-ur3-ra
5. 1(disz) gurusz al 5(disz) sar-ta
6. ba-la engar
7. gurum2 u4 3(disz)-kam
8. a-sza3 me-en-kar2
9. iti szu-numun
10. mu hu-uh2-nu-ri[{ki}] ba-hul

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 45.0 high × 38.0 wide × 16.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 249
  • Accession No.: Eames I05

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.07.06.03
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 158 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122696.

NYPL 158 artifact entry (No. P122696). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122696

NYPL 158 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122696 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-04]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 158 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122696},
}

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