Umma 001 (P139510)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Institut Catholique, Paris, France

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Museum Collection(s)

Institut Catholique, Paris, France

Museum Number

ICP 0410

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

35.0 mm × 34.0 mm × 18.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(asz) 1(barig) 5(ban2) dabin gur lugal
2. 1(asz) 3(disz) sila3 sze gur
3. ki bi2-du11-ga-ta
4. lu2-giri17-zal
reverse
1. szu ba-ti
2. iti szu-numun
3. mu an-sza-an{ki} ba-hul
  1 line blank
envelope
obverse
1. 1(asz) 1(barig) 5(ban2)# [dabin gur lugal]
2. 1(asz) 3(disz)# [sila3 sze gur]
3. mu ARAD2#-sze3#?
4. ki bi2-du11-ga-[ta]
reverse
1. kiszib3 lu2-giri17#-[zal]
  blank space
2. iti szu#-[numun]
3. mu an#-[sza-an{ki} ba-hul]
seal 1
1. lu2-giri17-[zal]
2. dub-sar
3. dumu da-[du-mu]

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
  • Measurements (mm): 35.0 high × 34.0 wide × 18.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: 75%
  • Condition Description: tablet 100%, envelope 25%; envelope 47x41x25
  • Join Information:
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  • Artifact comments:


  • primary: Contenau, Umma, 1

    [Contenau1916Umma] Contenau, Georges. 1916. Umma Sous La Dynastie d’Ur. Paris: Paul Geuthner.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: ICP 0410
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
  • Elevation:
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2011-07-22 at 14:17:47 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:30:05 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 002893.1 (composite) (P533553) - -

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes: -
Cite this Artifact
“Umma 001 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P139510.
Umma 001 artifact entry (No. P139510). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P139510
Umma 001 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P139510 (Accessed: April 14, 2024).
@misc{2001Umma,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-14]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {Umma 001 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P139510},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P139510},
}

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