NYPL 391 (P122928)

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 293

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

102.0 × 70.0 × 27.0

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 7(asz) 2(ban2) gur
2. {d}nin-a2-gal-i3-sa6
3. 2(asz) 2(barig) lugal-da-ba-an
4. [x] 2(barig) lu2-{d}ig-alim szesz-a-ni
5. [...] gur
6. [lu2]-bala-sa6-ga
7. ur#-{d}ig-alim [{d}mes]-lam#-ta-e3
8. [...] lugal-ezem {d}lugal-u4-da
9. 1(asz) 1(barig) ba-zi {d}szul-pa-e3
10. 2(asz) 2(barig) lu2-{d}gesz-bar-e3
11. 2(asz) 2(barig) ur-dun-mu
12. 2(asz) 2(barig) ur-{d}ba-ba6 dumu lu2-{d}na-ru2?-a
13. ur#-{d}lamma dumu ur-nig2
column 2
1. 2(asz) 2(barig) gur
2. lugal-nidba-e {d}nin-a-zu
3. 1(asz) 1(barig) nig2-u2-rum ki-sal4-la
4. 9(asz) 2(barig) gur
5. lu2-{d}nin-gir2-su {d}nam2-nun
6. 1(u) 9(asz) gur
7. ur-{d}nun-gal {d}pa-bil3-sag
8. 1(u) 3(asz) ur-{d}ig-alim dumu lu2-mah
9. 9(asz) a-tu AN
10. 9(asz) {d}nin-si-na-ka {d}inanna
11. 3(barig) ur-{d}suen {d}suen
12. 7(asz) ur-{d}nin-a-zu
13. 2(asz) 2(barig) ARAD2-dam
14. 3(barig) a-ab-ba-a {d}suen
15. 7(asz) 2(barig) he2-ti
reverse
column 1
1. 9(asz) 4(barig) gur
2. lu2-{d}nin-dar-a
3. 1(asz) 1(barig) lu2-me-lam2#
4. 5(asz) 2(barig) lu2-gi-gun4-na e2 {d}suen
5. 2(asz) 2(barig) ur-{d}da-mu
6. 2(asz) 4(barig) {d}ba-ba6-ki-sza-ra#
7. 2(asz) 2(barig) lu2-[{d}]nin#-gir2-su nin-gu-la
8. 1(asz) 1(barig) ur-{d}ig-alim
9. 1(asz) 1(barig) lu2-dingir-ra dumu inim-{d}szara2
10. 1(asz) 2(barig) [...] ur-{d}lamma dumu ur-nig2
11. giri3 a-ba-{d}nin-mar{ki}-gin7
12. 2(asz) 3(barig) giri3-a-mu {d}mes-lam-ta-e3
13. 1(u) 2(asz) {d}szul-gi
14. 2(asz) 2(barig) ur-{d}lamma ensi2
15. 1(asz)? ur-mes muhaldim
column 2
1. [...] lu2 lagasz{ki}
2. [...] 8(asz) ur-lal3
3. 5(asz) ur-{d}iszkur x x x x
4. [...] x
5. [...] x [...] ki
6. [...] x [...] ki
7. [...] tur
8. [...] u-la?
9. [...] 2(u) 4(asz) 2(barig) gur!
10. [zi]-ga
11. [...] x KA
12. [...] x x lagasz{ki}-ta
13. mu en {d}inanna masz-e i3-pa3

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 102.0 high × 70.0 wide × 27.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: NYPLC 293
  • Accession No.: Eames J09

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Ibbi-Suen.02.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“NYPL 391 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122928.

NYPL 391 artifact entry (No. P122928). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122928

NYPL 391 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122928 (Accessed: February 3, 2023).

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  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {NYPL 391 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P122928},
}

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