NYPL 192 (P122730)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), 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 292

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

32.0 × 31.0 × 18.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(u) 7(asz) 2(barig) 3(ban2) sze gur lugal
2. sze-numun-sze3
3. i3-dub ur3-ne sze ur5-ta
4. ki a-kal-la-ta
reverse
1. ma-an-szum2
2. szu ba-ti
3. mu lu-lu{ki} si-bu-ru-um{ki} a-ra2 1(u) la2 1(disz) ba-hul
envelope
obverse
1. 1(u) 7(asz) 2(barig) 3(ban2) sze gur lugal
  blank space
  seal impression
2. sze-[numun-sze3]
3. i3-[dub ur3-ne sze ur5]-ta
4. ki [a-kal-la-ta]
reverse
1. kiszib3 ma-an-szum2
2. mu lu-lu{ki} si-mu-bu-ru-um{ki} a-ra2 1(u) la2 1(disz) ba-hul
seal 1
1. ma-an-[szum2]
2. dub-[sar]
3. dumu gu3-de2-a

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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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 32.0 high × 31.0 wide × 18.0 thick
  • Weight:
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  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    Mayr 1997, 542

  • Artifact comments:


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 292
  • Accession No.: Eames J08

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.44.00.00
  • Alternative Years: SH25 SH32 IS03
  • Date Comments:
  • Accounting Period: 0

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 003764 (composite) (P456474) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 192 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122730.

NYPL 192 artifact entry (No. P122730). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122730

NYPL 192 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122730 (Accessed: February 8, 2023).

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  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 192 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122730},
}

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