NYPL 217 (P122755)

Administrative tablet 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 338

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

83.0 mm × 48.0 mm × 24.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. [...]
2. [...] x [...]
3. 4(ban2)? 2(disz) sila3 iti [...]
4. 1(asz) 1(barig) 2(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> ki! a2-x x [x] x x
5. 3(asz) ki ur-{d}ba-ba6 dumu 2(disz)-<kam?> ba-zi-ta
6. 1(asz) giri3 lu2-{d}nin-gir2-su dumu lugal-uszumgal
7. 1(barig) 3(ban2) ki ur-{d}ba-ba6 dumu szesz-szesz-ta
8. 2(esze3) GAN2-ta
reverse
1. szunigin 8(asz) 4(barig) 4(ban2) la2 1(disz) sila3 gur
2. sza3-bi-ta
3. 3(barig) 3(ban2) zi3 dub-dub
4. iti 1(disz)-kam iti 1(u) 3(disz)-sze3
5. sze-bi 9(asz) 3(ban2) gur
6. szunigin 9(asz) 3(ban2) gur
7. zi-ga
8. diri 5(ban2) 1(disz) sila3 sza3 numun
9. nig2-ka9-ak ur-{d}[ba-ba6] dumu sipa-da-[ri2]
10. [mu si]-mu-ru#-[um{ki} ba-hul]
seal 1
1. ur-{d}ba-ba6
2. dumu sipa-da-ri2
3. ARAD2 {d}x-x-x

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): 83.0 high × 48.0 wide × 24.0 thick
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  • primary: NYPL, 217

    [Sauren1978NYPL] Sauren, Herbert. 1978. Les Tablettes Cunéiformes de l’époque d’Ur Des Collections de La New York Public Library. Publications de l’Institut Orientaliste de Louvain 19. Louvain-la-Neuve: Université Catholique de Louvain, Institut Orientaliste.

  • history: AOS 32 M04

    [sec16178] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 338
  • Accession No.: Eames M04

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Ibbi-Suen.03.00.00
  • Alternative Years: SH25 SH32 IS03
  • Date Comments:
  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2017-03-03 at 09:55:00 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-02-12 at 17:31:49 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:50:36 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:26:28 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2007-01-10 at 17:09:35 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:23:35 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 002814 (composite) (P455524) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“NYPL 217 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122755.
NYPL 217 artifact entry (No. P122755). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122755
NYPL 217 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122755 (Accessed: May 24, 2024).
@misc{2001NYPL,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-24]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {NYPL 217 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122755},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122755},
}

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