RA 071, 126 (P127989)

Legal tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Anonymous

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Museum Collection(s)

anonymous

Museum Number

Anonymous 127989

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1. lugal-geszkim-zi
2. dumu szesz-gal ugula e2 {d}inanna-ke4
3. inim {d}amar-{d}suen-ka#
4. bi2-in-du11
5. ba-an-da-gi-in#
6. gaz-de3 ba-szum2
7. ugula e2 {d}inanna ba-da#-silim
8. lugal-e in-na-ti
9. ARAD2#-mu sukkal-mah maszkim
10. a-ra2 2(disz)-kam-ma-asz
11. ugula e2 {d}inanna-ra
12. inim azag{za3} gu7-a
13. inim udu i3-nun zi3 esza
14. siskur2 lugal-ka
15. ku5-ra2-a#
16. inim i3-nun sa2-du11
17. iti-da 3(disz) sila3-ta-am3 ku5-ra2
18. u3 i3-nun sa2-du11-a-ni! bi2-sa2-a
  a du3-de3 di-a?
column 2
1. in-da#!-[an-la2]
  in-na#-[an-gar] ?
2. igi# ARAD2-mu [sukkal mah-sze3]
3. igi# da#-da ensi2# nibru{ki}-ka-[sze3]
4. igi sag-{d}nanna#-[zu?-sze3]
5. di in#-da-an-[du11]
6. nu-un-da-gi#-[in]
7. gaz-de3 ba-[szum2]
8. u3 nam-ibila lugal#-geszkim!-[zi]
9. ugula e2 {d}inanna-ka#-[ke4]
10. lu2!?(LUGAL)-bala-sa6-ga
11. dumu szesz-banda3{da}-ni-ir
12. nam-ugula e2 {d}inanna
13. e2 ki-tusz gu2-ne ad-da-ke4! us2-bi
  ad-da e2-us2-bi ?
14. sza3 nig2-gur11!(TUG2) lugal
15. u3 nig2-gur11 ad#!-da#
reverse
column 1
1. igi-3(disz)-gal2 in-ba-a-ni#
  [ba-an-szum2] ?
2. [in-na-an-szum2]
  [lu2-bala-sa6-ga] ?
3. [u4 kur2-sze3 lugal-engar-du10 szesz-ni]
  [sag-{d}en-lil2] ?
4. [u3 ibila-a-ni a-na me-a-bi]
  [u3 ur-{d}a-ba-ba] ?
5. [nam-ugula e2] {d}inanna-ka
6. e2 ki-tusz gu2-ne ad!-da-ke4 us2-ba
  ad!-da e2-us2-ba ?
7. u3 nig2-gur11 ad-da
8. igi-3(disz)-gal2 in-ba-a-na
9. inim nu-un-ga2-ga2-de3-a
10. mu lugal-bi in-pa3#-esz
11. igi da-da ensi2# nibru{ki}-ka#-[sze3]
12. inim-bi al-til
  blank space
column 2
  blank space
  seal impression
1. iti szu-numun-a
2. mu {d}i-bi2-{d}suen lugal uri5{ki}-ma-ke4 en {d}inanna unu{ki}-ga masz2-e bi2-in-pa3
seal 1
column 1
1. [{d}i]-bi2#-[{d}]suen#
2. dingir kalam-ma
3. lugal kal-ga
4. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
5. lugal an ub#-da limmu2-[ba]
column 2
1. da-[da]
2. ensi2#
3. [nibru{ki}]{nab}nisaba2]
5. [ensi2]
6. [nibru{ki}-ka]
7. [ARAD2-zu]
seal 2
1. {d}en-lil2-a2-mah#
2. ugula e2 {d}inanna
3. nu-esz3 {d}en-lil2-la2
4. lugal-engar-du10 dumu-ni

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

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: RA 71, p.125-136, p. 126

    [Durand1977condamnation] Durand, Jean-Marie. 1977. “Une Condamnation à Mort à l’époque d’Ur III.” Revue d’Assyriologie et d’Archéologie Orientale 71: 125–36.

  • history: Rendre la justice, p.35-68, no. 9

    [Lafont2000textes-judiciaires] Lafont, Bertrand. 2000. “Les Textes Judiciaires Sumériens.” In Rendre La Justice En Mésopotamie. Archives Judiciaires Du Proche-Orient Ancien (IIIe-Ier Millénaires Avant J.-C.), edited by Francis Joannès, 35–68. Temps & Espaces. Saint Denis: Presses Universitaires de Vincennes.

  • history: M. Roth, AfO 31, 1984, 9-14

    [sec18159] N.d.

  • history: M. Roth, AfO 31, 9-14

    [sec18161] N.d.

  • history: H. Petschow, AfO 35, 105-108

    [sec18162] N.d.

  • history: C. Wilcke, Familiengründung 221-224

    [sec18163] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: Anonymous 127989
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Ibbi-Suen.02.04.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2019-01-08 at 11:49:38 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2018-03-23 at 19:18:40 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-09-26 at 11:18:27 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2013-09-30 at 17:29:55 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-07-22 at 13:59:10 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-07-22 at 13:51:07 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:58:32 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:31:34 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:25:39 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
“RA 071, 126 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P127989.
RA 071, 126 artifact entry (No. P127989). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P127989
RA 071, 126 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P127989 (Accessed: May 27, 2024).
@misc{2001RA,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-27]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {RA 071, 126 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P127989},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P127989},
}

TY  - ELEC
DA  - 2001/12/20/
PY  - 2001
ID  - P127989
LB  - CDLI:P127989
M1  - 2024/5/27/
TI  - RA 071, 126 artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P127989
ER  - 
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