NYPL 390 (P122927)

Legal tablet & envelope excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), 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 431

Period

-

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

43.0 × 40.0 × 18.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 3(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar
2. sze-bi 4(asz) sze gur
3. ab-szi-gar
4. ki ur-sa6-ga-ta
5. un-da-ga
6. szu ba-ti
reverse
1. iti! sig4-ga-sze3
2. ag2-[e]-dam#
3. mu lugal-bi#? i3#?-pa
  or mu lugal in#-pa
4. 1(disz) lu2-{d}suen#
5. 1(disz) lugal-engar
6. lu2-inim-ma-bi-me
7. iti! kin-{d}inanna
8. mu us2-sa {d}szu-{d}suen lugal uri2{ki}-ma-ke4 [bad3] mu-ri-iq-ti-id-ni-im mu-du3
  sic uri2
left
  text moved to preceding line
envelope
obverse
1. 3(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar
2. sze#-bi 4(asz) sze gur
3. ab#-szi-gar
4. ki# ur#-sa6#-ga-ta
5. un#-da#-ga
6. szu ba#-ti
7. iti sig4#-ga-sze3
8. ag2-e-dam
reverse
1. mu lugal-bi i3-pa
2. 1(disz) lu2-{d}suen#
3. 1(disz) lugal-engar#
4. lu2-inim-ma-bi-me
  blank space
5. iti kin-{d}inanna
6. mu# us2-sa {d}szu-{d}suen lugal uri2{ki}-ma-<ke4> bad3 mar-tu mu-ri-iq-ti-id-ni-im ba-du3
  sic uri2
seal 1
1. un-da-ga
2. dumu ur-ab-ba

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  • Artifact type: Tablet & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 43.0 high × 40.0 wide × 18.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 431
  • Accession No.: Eames S02

  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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    OB practice ?

  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.05.06.00 (us2 year), Šū-Suen.06.03.00
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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 008004 (composite) (P474781) Nippur (mod. Nuffar) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

General Notes: -
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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 390 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122927.

NYPL 390 artifact entry (No. P122927). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122927

NYPL 390 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122927 (Accessed: February 2, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-02]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 390 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122927},
}

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