NYPL 218 (P122756)

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 339

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

100.0 × 53.0 × 28.0

tablet
obverse
1. [...] x x x
2. [...] na
3. [... ur]-ki!-gu-la
4. [...] ur-ki-gu-la min
5. 1(disz) {d}nansze-i3-sa6
6. 1(disz) {d}nin-mar{ki}-ka
7. [...] da-da
8. ugula lugal-a2-zi-da
9. 1(disz) sze lu2-nibru{ki}
10. sza3-gu4-me
11. sza3-bi engar
12. ugula lugal-i3-sa6
13. 1(disz) lugal-a-tu5!
14. 1(disz) da-ti-mu
15. 1(disz) zi szesz-kal-la
16. 1(disz) sze ur-{d}su4-an-na
17. 3(disz) ur-{d}lamma
18. sza3-gu4-me
19. [...] {gesz?}geszimmar#?
20. [...] x nun
21. [...] KU la? 2(disz)
reverse
1. [...] x da-mu
2. [...] ku3-zu
3. dumu ti-i3-num2
4. lu2 hun-ga2-me
5. 5(disz) gu4 libir 1(disz) {gesz}x
6. [...] KU
7. [...] 3(disz) gu4 libir ku3-{d}nansze
8. [...] ur-{d}suen
9. [...] e2-a
10. [...] x x ki ur-{d}nin-dub nu-banda3-gu4
11. [...]-i3-sa6
12. [u4? x]-kam
13. [iti szu]-numun
14. [mu ma2]-gur8-[mah ...]

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 100.0 high × 53.0 wide × 28.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 339
  • Accession No.: Eames M05

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.08.04.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 218 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122756.

NYPL 218 artifact entry (No. P122756). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122756

NYPL 218 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122756 (Accessed: February 8, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-08]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 218 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122756},
}

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