NYPL 282 (P122820)

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 442

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

70.0 × 46.0 × 21.0

tablet
obverse
1. 1(gesz2) 1(u) 5(asz) sze gur
2. sze e-sur ki-usz2
3. 2(u) 2(asz) gur sze-ba u3 nig2-gal2-<la>
4. 1(asz) ziz2 gur
5. szunigin 1(gesz2) 3(u) 8(asz) sze ziz2 gur
6. a-ra2 1(disz)-kam
7. 1(u) 9(asz) 2(barig) sze gur
8. a-sza3 {d}szul-gi-x
9. 3(u) 2(asz) sze gur nig2-gal2-<la>
10. 4(asz) 1(barig) gur sza3 mar
11. 2(asz) 2(barig) sze gur munu4-bi-du-du
reverse
1. 4(asz) 1(barig) ziz2 gur
2. szunigin 1(disz) x x x gur
3. a-[ra2 2(disz)-kam]
4. 2(disz) x [...]
5. i-za-[...] x-gal2
6. szunigin 2(gesz2) 5(u) la2 1(asz) gur
7. szunigin 6(asz) 1(barig) sze gur
8. 3(szar2) 6(gesz2) 3(u) sze ziz2
9. mu-kux(DU) nu-banda3
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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 70.0 high × 46.0 wide × 21.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 442
  • Accession No.: Eames S22

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 282 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122820.

NYPL 282 artifact entry (No. P122820). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122820

NYPL 282 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122820 (Accessed: February 8, 2023).

@misc{2001NYPL,
  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-08]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 282 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122820},
}

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LB  - CDLI:P122820
M1  - 2023/2/8/
TI  - NYPL 282 artifact entry
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ER  -