OrNS 40, 394 09 (P124786)

Letter tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Museum Number

UM 29-16-312

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter (Letter order; seal)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. ad-da-a-ra
2. u3-na-a-du11
3. 2(asz) gu2 siki
4. [x] ha-nam-ab-ba
reverse
  broken
seal 1
column 1
1. {d}szu-{d}suen
2. lugal kal-ga
3. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
4. lugal an-ub-da limmu2-ba
column 2
1. {d}utu-kalam-ma-na
2. dumu [...]
3. x [...]
4. [...]
  (uncertain)

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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    Hattori: 2nd column illegible

  • Artifact comments:


  • primary: OrNS 40, p.386-400, p. 394 9

    [Owen1971letter-orders] Owen, David I. 1971. “Ur III Letter-Orders from Nippur in the University Museum.” Orientalia NS 40: 386–400.

    letter


  • history: Hattori diss., p. 368 (seal)

    [Hattori2002diss] Hattori, Atsuko. 2002. “Texts and Impressions: A Holistic Approach to Ur III Cuneiform Tablets from the University of Pennsylvania Expeditions to Nippur.” Phdthesis, University of Pennsylvania.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: UM 29-16-312
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.00.00.00
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-06-12 at 09:25:16 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-01-19 at 09:57:24 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2018-08-23 at 08:56:52 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2013-07-24 at 10:24:03 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-07-24 at 10:22:09 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-07-21 at 16:13:55 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-07-19 at 16:12:44 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:53:20 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:28:06 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:24:18 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 006063 (composite) (P458773) Nippur (mod. Nuffar) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“OrNS 40, 394 09 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 12, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P124786.
OrNS 40, 394 09 artifact entry (No. P124786). (2024, June 12). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P124786 (Original work published 2001)
OrNS 40, 394 09 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P124786 (Accessed: July 24, 2024).
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	year = {2024},
	month = {jun 12},
	title = {OrNS 40, 394 09 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P124786},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P124786},
}

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