NYPL 317 (P122855)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), 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 500

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda
2. 1(disz) i3-gesz id-gur2
3. szu-esz18-dar sukkal
4. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda
5. lu2-{d}nin-mar{ki}-ka
6. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda
7. 1(disz) i3-gesz id-gur2
8. e-la-qar sukkal
9. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda
10. 1(disz) i3-gesz id-gur2# ra2#?-bi2-mu2-mu2
reverse
1. |KAxX| sza x NE
2. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda
3. 1(disz) i3-gesz id-gur2
4. a-da-lal3
5. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda
6. 1(disz) i3-gesz id-gur2
7. en-nu-bi-[x]-ni
8. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda
9. 1(disz) i3-gesz id-gur2
10. szar-ru-um-i3-li2
11. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda
12. a-hu-a
13. nibru{ki}-ta
left
1. u3 an-sza-an{ki}-ta gen-na
2. iti gu4

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Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 500
  • Accession No.: Eames X08

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 317 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122855.

NYPL 317 artifact entry (No. P122855). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122855

NYPL 317 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122855 (Accessed: February 3, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-03]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 317 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122855},
}

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