NYPL 285 (P122823)

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 462

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

40.0 × 43.0 × 19.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(asz) 1(barig) munu4 si-e3 gur
2. ugu2 ur-ab-saga ba-a-gar
3. 4(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 munu4 si-e3
4. ugu2 lugal-ma2-gur8-re ba-a-gar
5. ki USZ-ta
6. kiszib3 u3-ma-ni
reverse
1. mu sza-asz-ru-um{ki} ba-hul
seal 1
1. u3-ma-ni
2. dub-sar
3. dumu nam-ha-ni

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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): 40.0 high × 43.0 wide × 19.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 462
  • Accession No.: Eames VV06

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 000401 (composite) (P430497) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 285 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122823.

NYPL 285 artifact entry (No. P122823). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122823

NYPL 285 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122823 (Accessed: February 8, 2023).

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  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 285 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122823},
}

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