NYPL 237 (P122775)

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 369

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

110.0 × 67.0 × 22.0

tablet
obverse
column 1
  beginning broken
1'. ki-<la2>-bi 1(asz) gu2 3(u) 2(disz) ma-na
2'. lu2-{d}nin-mar{ki}
3'. 1(u) 6(disz) tug2 mug
4'. ki-<la2>-bi 1(asz) gu2 4(disz) ma#-na
5'. ur#-mes
6'. [x] 1(disz) tug2 mug
7'. [ki-<la2>]-bi 1(u) 2(disz) ma-na
8'. ur#-nigar[{gar}]
9'. [x] 2(disz) tug2 mug
10'. [ki-<la2>]-bi 1(u) 6(disz) ma-na
11'. szesz-kal-la
12'. 2(u) 1(disz) tug2 mug
13'. ki-<la2>-bi 1(asz) gu2 2(u) 3(disz) ma-na
14'. lu2-nin-szubur dumu ur-{d}lamma
15'. [n] 1(u) 4(disz) tug2 mug
16'. [ki-<la2>]-bi# 2(asz) gu2 1(u) 6(disz) ma-na
17'. lu2#-{d}nin-gir2-su dumu u3-ku5-da
18'. [n] tug2# mug
  rest broken
column 2
  beginning broken
1'. ad-da-[...]
2'. 3(u) tug2 mug#
3'. ki-<la2>-bi 2(asz) gu2 [...]
4'. [iti?] sze-il2-la? x x x
5'. 7(disz) tug2 mug#
6'. ki-<la2>-bi 2(u) 8(disz) ma-[na]
7'. [...] la gi [...]
8'. [x] tug2 [mug]
9'. [ki-<la2>-bi] 1(asz) gu2 4(u) [ma-na]
10'. [...] ab-ba [...]
11'. 1(u) 6(disz) tug2 [mug]
12'. [ki-<la2>-bi] 1(asz) gu2 4(disz) [ma-na]
13'. ur-{d}nin-gesz-zi-[da] dumu gu-za-ni
14'. 2(u) tug2 mug
15'. ki-<la2>-bi 1(asz) gu2 2(u) ma-na
16'. da-a-da
17'. 1(u) 1(disz) tug2 mug
18'. ki-<la2>-bi [x gu2 x ma]-na
reverse
column 1
  beginning broken
1'. [...]
2'. 3(u) [tug2] mug#
3'. ki#-<la2>-bi 2(asz) gu2
4'. ad#-da-gal-e2-a-me-lam2
  line uncertain
6'. [x] tug2#-mug
7'. [ki-<la2>-bi x gu2 x] ma#-na
  rest broken
column 2
  beginning broken
1'. [mu ma2-dara3]-abzu# [... in]-dim2#
  line uncertain

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 110.0 high × 67.0 wide × 22.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 369
  • Accession No.: Eames N29

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.02.12.00 ?
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 237 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122775.

NYPL 237 artifact entry (No. P122775). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122775

NYPL 237 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122775 (Accessed: February 3, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-03]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 237 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122775},
}

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