NYPL 352 & 371 (P122890)

Administrative tablet & envelope 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 001 & NYPLC 058

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

37.0 × 33.0 × 17.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 4(barig) sze lugal
2. sa10 [ku3]-babbar
3. masz2-bi ba-a-gar
4. ki ur-{d}ba-ba6-ta
reverse
1. ur-ge6-par4
2. szu ba-an-ti
3. egir buru14-sze3
4. su-su-da
5. mu lugal-bi in-pa3
6. iti ezem-{d}szul-gi
7. mu us2-sa si-ma-num2{ki} ba-hul
envelope
obverse
1. 4(barig) sze lugal
2. sa10#? ku3#-babbar
3. masz2-bi ba-a-gar
4. ki ur-{d}ba-ba6#-[ta]
5. ur-ge6-[par4]
6. szu# ba-an#-[ti]
reverse
1. egir buru14#-[sze3]
2. su-su!-da#
3. mu lugal-[bi] in-[pa3]
  blank space
  seal impression
4. iti ezem-{d}szul-gi
5. mu us2-sa si-ma-num2{ki} ba-hul
seal 1
1. ur-ge6-par4#
2. dumu ur-ta?-disz-za?

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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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 37.0 high × 33.0 wide × 17.0 thick
  • Weight:
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  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
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  • Artifact comments:


  • Sauren, Herbert. 1978. [NYPL 352 & 371 (Sauren1978-351)]

    primary


  • N.d. [AOS 32 Bab 20 (1381208)]

    history


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 001 & NYPLC 058
  • Accession No.: Eames Bab 20 = Draper 20A+B ?

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.04.07.00 (us2 year)
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 004480 (composite) (P457190) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 352 & 371 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122890.

NYPL 352 & 371 artifact entry (No. P122890). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122890

NYPL 352 & 371 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122890 (Accessed: February 3, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-03]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 352 & 371 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122890},
}

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