NYPL 294 (P122832)

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 473

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

44.0 × 48.0 × 18.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 7(szar2) 5(gesz2) 2(disz) sa gi-zi
2. gu-nigin2-ba 1(szar2) 1(gesz'u) 6(gesz2) 1(u) 7(disz) 8(disz) gin2-am3
3. ki ugula-ne-ta
reverse
1. kiszib3 ab-ba
2. a-sza3 en-du8-du
3. iti szu-numun
4. mu us2-sa ur-bi2-lum{ki} mu-hul
seal 1
1. ab-ba
2. dub-sar
3. dumu a-kal-la

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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): 44.0 high × 48.0 wide × 18.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 473
  • Accession No.: Eames VV35

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.46.06.00 (us2 year)
  • Alternative Years: AS03
  • Date Comments:
  • Accounting Period: 0

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 001882 (composite) (P454592) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 294 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122832.

NYPL 294 artifact entry (No. P122832). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122832

NYPL 294 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122832 (Accessed: February 1, 2023).

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  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 294 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122832},
}

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