NYPL 187 (P122725)

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 280

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

46.0 × 39.0 × 18.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga
2. 4(ban2) kasz du
3. u4 8(disz)-kam
4. 1(ban2) kasz saga
5. 2(ban2) kasz du
reverse
1. u4 1(u) la2 1(disz)-kam
2. kiszib3 ensi2
3. iti sig4-{gesz}i3-szub-ba
4. mu en {d}nanna ba-hun
seal 1
column 1
1. {d}amar-{d}suen
2. lugal kal-ga
3. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
4. lugal an-ub-da limmu2-ba
column 2
1. a-[kal-la]
2. ensi2
3. umma[{ki}]
4. ARAD2-[zu]

Consult previous versions and their differences
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): 46.0 high × 39.0 wide × 18.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 280
  • Accession No.: Eames I46

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.09.02.08, Amar-Suen.09.02.09
  • Alternative Years:
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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 005881 (composite) (P458591) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) Amar-Suen.06.06.00, Šū-Suen.01.08.02

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 187 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122725.

NYPL 187 artifact entry (No. P122725). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122725

NYPL 187 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122725 (Accessed: February 3, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-03]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 187 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122725},
}

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