OrSP 47-49, 507 (P125395)

Plan or Drawing tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

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Museum Collection(s)

Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Museum Number

VAT 07028

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Scholarly or scientific > Plan or Drawing (field plan (drawing))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1.a. 2(u)
1.b. 5(u)
1.c. 5(iku) GAN2 bar
  calculation: (20 × 50) ÷ 2 = 500 sar = 5i
2.a. 2(u)
2.b. 4(u)
2.c. 4(iku) bar
  calculation: (20 × 40) ÷ 2 = 400 sar = 4i
3. 1(u)
4.a. 1(u)
4.b. 4(u)
4.c. 2(iku) ki
  calculation: (10 × 40) ÷ 2 = 200 sar = 2i
5.a. 1(u)
5.b. 5(u) 5(disz)
5.c. 2(iku) 1/2(iku) 1/4(iku) ki
  calculation: (10 × 55) ÷ 2 = 275 sar = 2.75i
6. 1(iku) 1/4(iku) bar
  meaning ? (the unfinished triangle to the right would be (20 × 15) ÷ 2 = 1.5i)
7. 4(u)
8. 2(u)
9.a.1. 1(u) 5(disz)
9.a.2. 2(u)
9.b. 3(u)
9.c. 5(iku) 1/4(iku) <bar>
  calculation: (15 + 20)/2 × 30 = 525 sar = 5.25i
10. 2(gesz2) 3(u)
11.a. 1(gesz2) 1(u)
11.b. 5(u)
11.c. 1(bur3) 2(esze3) 5(iku)
  calculation: 70 × 50 = 3500 = 1b 2e 5i
12. 2(esze3) 4(iku) 1/2(iku) 1/4(iku)
  calculation: (40 + 30)/2 x (45 + 50)/2 = 1662.5 ≈ 2e 4.75i
13. 2(bur3) 2(esze3) 2(iku)
  calculation: (((40 + 10 + 40 + 10) + (150 - 50)) ÷ 2) = 100 × (((-10 + 40 + 20) + (70 - 20)) ÷ 2) =) 50 = 5000 = 2b 2e 2i
reverse
column 1
1. 2(esze3) 3(iku) 1/2(iku) GAN2 bar
  calculation: 1.c. + 2.c. + 6 + 9.c = 2e 3.5i
2. 5(bur3) 1(esze3) 1(iku) GAN2
  calculation: 11.c. + 12 + 13 - (4.c + 5.c.) = 5b 1e 1i
3. 4(iku) 1/2(iku) 1/4(iku) ki zi
  calculation: 4.c + 5.c. = 4.75i
4. szunigin 6(bur3) 4(iku) 1/2(iku) GAN2
  calculation: rev i 1 + 2 = 6b 4.5i
5. a-sza3 na-ga-ab-tum
6. {d}szul-pa-e3
  blank space
column 2
  blank space

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Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: OrSP 47-49, 507

    [Schneider1930OrSP47-49] Schneider, Nikolaus. 1930. “Die Geschäftsurkunden Aus Drehem Und Djoha in Den Staatlichen Museen (VAT) Zu Berlin.” Orientalia 47–49.

  • history: MCS 2, 01

    [Fish1952MCS2] Fish, Thomas. 1952. Manchester Cuneiform Studies 2.

  • collation: OrAnt 17, p.35-59, p. 56, p. 57

    [Waetzoldt1978OrSP47/49] Waetzoldt, Hartmut. 1978. “Miscellanea Neo-Sumerica, VII: Kollationen Zu N. Schneider, Die Geschäftsurkunden Aus Drehem Und Djoha in Den Staatlichen Museen (VAT) Zu Berlin = ‘Orientalia’ (Series Prior) 47-49, Roma 1930.” Oriens Antiquus 17: 35–59.

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  • Museum No.: VAT 07028
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2017-03-03 at 09:55:01 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-10-31 at 14:49:27 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-10-30 at 18:20:52 Englund, Robert K. Atf Friberg, Jöran CDLI approved View
2014-10-30 at 18:00:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-10-18 at 09:10:31 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-10-17 at 10:52:29 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-10-17 at 10:28:19 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:54:24 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:28:43 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:24:33 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“OrSP 47-49, 507 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P125395.
OrSP 47-49, 507 artifact entry (No. P125395). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P125395
OrSP 47-49, 507 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P125395 (Accessed: April 25, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-25]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {OrSP 47-49, 507 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P125395},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P125395},
}

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