NYPL 219 (P122757)

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 341

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

96.0 × 50.0 × 25.0

tablet
obverse
1. [... sila3] sze gur lugal
2. [...] x x-ta
3. [...] mes-lam-ta-e3#
4. [...] 3(ban2) 3(disz) sila3 ki a-kal-la#
5. e2 {d}nin-isin2?{si}-na#
6. 1(u) 1(asz) 3(ban2) 3(disz) 5/6(disz) sila3 sze [...] dumu x [...]
7. 1(asz) 1(barig) ki ha-la dumu da-a-ga-ta
8. 3(asz) 3(barig) ki pu3-du#-ta
9. 2(asz) 3(barig) 9(disz) sila3-ta ki inim-{d}ga
10. ki ur-ezem dur2-ra-ta
11. 3(barig) 3(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 sa2-du11 {d}nin-a-zu
12. ki lu2-{d}na-ru2-a
13. [x] 2(asz) gur sze ba-dim2
14. [...] lagasz{ki#}-ta
15. [...] sila3 gur [...]
reverse
1. lugal#-nidba-e-ta
2. 6(asz) sa2-du11 {d}szul-gi
3. ki lugal#-nidba2-e-ta
4. 2(asz) 1(barig) ki {d}nin-a2-gal-i3-sa6-ta
5. 2(u) 3(asz) 3(barig) ki ur-{d}lamma-mu? lu2 lunga2-ta
6. 4(asz) 3(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 sze ba lunga2
7. ki lu2-{d}nin-gir2-su-ta
8. 4(asz) 3(barig) 2(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 sa2-du11 u4-da
9. ki lu2-{d}nin-gir2-su-ta
10. szunigin 1(gesz2) 2(u) 2(asz) 1(barig) 3(ban2) [sze gur]
11. [ki] lu2-kal-la-[ta]
12. [...]

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 96.0 high × 50.0 wide × 25.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 341
  • Accession No.: Eames M07

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 219 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122757.

NYPL 219 artifact entry (No. P122757). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122757

NYPL 219 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122757 (Accessed: February 3, 2023).

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  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 219 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122757},
}

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