TSU 044 (P135208)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Musées royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, Brussels, Belgium

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Museum Collection(s)

Musées royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, Brussels, Belgium

Museum Number

MRAH O.0012

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

Measurements

45.0 × 37.0 × 17.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(gesz'u) 7(gesz2) 6(asz) 1(barig) sze gur
2. kiszib3 1(disz)-a
3. ki al-la-mu-ta
4. ur-{d}en-lil2-la2
reverse
1. szu ba-ti
2. giri3 ur-{d}isztaran
  blank space
3. iti sze-il2-la
4. mu ma-da za-ab-sza-li{ki} ba-hul
envelope
obverse
1. 1(gesz'u) 7(gesz2) 6(asz) 1(barig) sze gur
2. kiszib3 1(disz)-a
  blank space
  seal impression
3. ki al-la-mu-ta
4. kiszib3 ur-{d}en-lil2-la2
reverse
1. giri3 ur-{d}isztaran
  blank space
  seal impression
  broken
2. iti [sze-il2]-la
3. [mu ma-da za]-ab-[sza-li{ki} ba]-hul
seal 1
1. ur-{d}en-lil2-la2#
2. dub-sar
3. dumu ka-sa6 kuruszda

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

  • Artifact type: Tablet & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 45.0 high × 37.0 wide × 17.0 thick
  • Weight:
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  • Condition Description:
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  • Artifact comments:


  • Limet, Henri. 1976. [TSU 044 (Limet1976-31)]

    primaryLivraison d'orge


  • N.d. [Speleers, Louis, RIAA (1925) 091 (1382787)]

    history


  • N.d. [CBCY 03, p. 200, NBC 05614 (1472357)]

    citation


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: MRAH O.0012
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.07.12.00
  • Alternative Years:
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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 004883 (composite) (P457593) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“TSU 044 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P135208.

TSU 044 artifact entry (No. P135208). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P135208

TSU 044 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P135208 (Accessed: February 8, 2023).

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  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {TSU 044 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P135208},
}

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