NYPL 178 (P122716)

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 270

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 × 43.0 × 16.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 4(u) 1(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3
2. pa4 a-da-ga ba-al-la
3. a-sza3 ka-ma-ri2{ki}
4. ugula lugal-e2-mah-e
5. giri3 ur-{gesz}gigir dumu bar-ra-an
reverse
1. kiszib3 szesz-kal-la dumu da-da
2. mu ku3 gu-za {d}en-lil2-la2 ba-dim2
seal 1
1. lugal-nig2-lagar-e
2. dub-sar
3. dumu da-da

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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): 42.0 high × 43.0 wide × 16.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 270
  • Accession No.: Eames I35

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.03.00.00
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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 003621 (composite) (P456331) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 178 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122716.

NYPL 178 artifact entry (No. P122716). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122716

NYPL 178 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122716 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-04]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 178 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122716},
}

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