NYPL 258 (P122796)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), 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 393

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

48.0 × 46.0 × 16.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(u) sze gur
2. sza3-gal sipa ansze szaganx(AMA){gan}-sze3
3. inim sukkal-mah-ta
4. ki ka-guru7-ta
reverse
1. szesz-kal-la dumu an-ne2 nu-banda3-ke4
2. szu ba-ti
3. iti diri
4. mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal-e sza-asz-ru{ki} mu-hul
seal 1
1. szesz-kal-la#
2. dub-sar
3. dumu an-ne2 nu-banda3#

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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
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 48.0 high × 46.0 wide × 16.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 393
  • Accession No.: Eames O29

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.06.13.00 (intercalated)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 004102 (composite) (P456812) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 258 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122796.

NYPL 258 artifact entry (No. P122796). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122796

NYPL 258 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122796 (Accessed: February 1, 2023).

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  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 258 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122796},
}

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