NYPL 355 (P122893)

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 408

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

50.0 × 43.0 × 19.0

tablet
obverse
1. 5(gesz2) 3(u) 8(disz) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3
2. a-sza3 nin10-nu-du3
3. u3 sze?-u2-gu4
4. 5(gesz2) 2(u) 5(disz) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3
5. a-sza3 {d}nin-ur4-ra
6. 6(gesz2) 3(u) 5(disz) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3
reverse
1. a-sza3 a-u2-da-tur
2. 1(gesz2) 3(u) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3
3. a-sza3 pu2-si4-mu
4. szu ur3-ra zar3 tab-ba
5. ugula szesz-saga
6. kiszib3 lugal-nig2-lagar-e
7. mu en-unu6-gal {d}inanna ba-hun
seal 1
1. lugal-[si-NE-e]
2. dub-[sar]
3. dumu lugal-[...]
  (following Mayr)

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 50.0 high × 43.0 wide × 19.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 408
  • Accession No.: Eames P17

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.05.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 355 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122893.

NYPL 355 artifact entry (No. P122893). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122893

NYPL 355 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122893 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-04]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 355 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122893},
}

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