NYPL 277 (P122815)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem), 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 433

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

35.0 × 33.0 × 17.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(u) 5(asz) sze gur
2. e2-udu-niga-ta
3. 4(u) 5(asz) sze gur
4. ki ensi2 adab{ki}-ta
reverse
1. sza3-gal amar-sze3
2. ur-nigar{gar}
3. szu ba-ti
4. iti ezem-me-ki-gal2
5. mu {d}nanna kar-zi-da a-ra2 2(disz) e2-a-na ba-kux(KWU636)
envelope
obverse
1. 1(gesz2) sze gur sza3-gal amar-sze3
  blank space
  seal impression
2. kiszib3 ur-nigar#{gar#}
reverse
1. iti ezem-me-ki-gal2
2. mu {d}nanna kar-zi-da a-ra2 2(disz)-kam-asz e2-a-na ba-kux(KWU147)
  blank space
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seal 1
1. ur-nigar#[{gar}]
2. dumu ur-{d}bil3?
3. sipa udu [niga]

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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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 35.0 high × 33.0 wide × 17.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 433
  • Accession No.: Eames S04

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 000485 (composite) (P430581) Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 277 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122815.

NYPL 277 artifact entry (No. P122815). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122815

NYPL 277 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122815 (Accessed: February 1, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-01]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 277 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122815},
}

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