NYPL 280 (P122818)

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 437

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

28.0 × 28.0 × 16.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) szeg9-bar-nita2
2. 1(disz) szeg9-bar-munus
3. mu-kux(DU) lugal
4. ki na-ra-am-i3-li2-ta
reverse
1. su11-ka3-li i3-dab5
2. sza3 uri5{ki}
3. iti ezem-mah
4. mu e2 puzur4-isz-{d}da-gan ba-du3
envelope
obverse
1. 1(disz) szeg9-bar-nita2
2. 1(disz) szeg9-bar-munus
3. kiszib3 su-ga-li lu2 na-gab2-tum
4. [iti] ezem-[...]
5. mu e2# puzur4#-[isz-{d}]da#-gan [ba-du3]
reverse
  beginning broken
  blank space
  seal impression
seal 1
1. su-ga-li
2. kisal-luh lugal
3. dumu lugal-ni

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  • Artifact type: Tablet & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 28.0 high × 28.0 wide × 16.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 437
  • Accession No.: Eames S08

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 000350 (composite) (P430446) Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 280 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122818.

NYPL 280 artifact entry (No. P122818). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122818

NYPL 280 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122818 (Accessed: February 1, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-01]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 280 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122818},
}

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