SNAT 159 (P129920)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 012257

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 3(u) sze gur lugal
2. sze-numun a-sza3 {d}ig-alim
  sze-numun (#erasure#) a-sza3 {d}ig-alim
  1 line blank
3. ki a2-da-da-ta
reverse
1. kiszib3 ur-szu-ga-lam-ma
  1 line blank
2. iti munu4-gu7
3. mu en-mah-gal-an-na masz-e i3-pa3
seal 1
1. ur-szu-ga-lam-ma
2. dub-sar
3. dumu nam-mah
4. szabra

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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
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  • Artifact comments:

    unopened envelope


  • Gomi, Tohru, and Susumu Sato. 1990. [SNAT 159 (Gomi1990-545)]

    primary


  • N.d. [Pettinato, Giovanni, MVN 17, 028 (1382006)]

    history


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 012257
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.04.05.00
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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 004705 (composite) (P457415) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“SNAT 159 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P129920.

SNAT 159 artifact entry (No. P129920). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P129920

SNAT 159 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P129920 (Accessed: September 26, 2022).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2022-09-26]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {SNAT 159 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P129920},
}

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