UNT 056 (P141882)

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 013190

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

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 8(gesz2) ad6? udu ba-usz2
2. geme2 usz-bar-e ba-ab-gu7
  seal impression
3. kiszib3 en-igi-ni-ib2-zu
4. ugula du11-ga-zi-da
5. sza3 ki-nu-nir{ki}
reverse
1. mu us2-sa ki-masz{ki} ba-hul mu us2-sa
seal 1
column 1
1. {d}szul-gi
2. nita kal-ga
3. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
4. lugal an-ub-da limmu2-ba
column 2
1. en-igi-ni-ib2-zu
  blank space
2. ARAD2-zu

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 Artifact type comments:

    unopened envelope

  • Material: Clay
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  • Artifact comments:

    unopened envelope


  • primary: Waetzoldt, UNT, 56

    [Waetzoldt1972UNT] Waetzoldt, Hartmut. 1972. Untersuchungen Zur Neusumerischen Textilindustrie. Studi Economici e Tecnologici, N. 1. Roma: Centro per le antichità e la storia dell’arte del Vicino Oriente.

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  • Museum No.: BM 013190
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.48.00.00 (us2 year)
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-09-10 at 21:32:33 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2018-08-23 at 08:57:02 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2013-09-30 at 17:54:06 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-07-19 at 10:34:12 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:22:40 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:30:57 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 006136 (composite) (P458846) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) Šulgi.37.00.00, Amar-Suen.01.03.00

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Cite this Artifact
“UNT 056 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P141882.
UNT 056 artifact entry (No. P141882). (2023, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P141882 (Original work published 2001)
UNT 056 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P141882 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
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	title = {UNT 056 artifact entry},
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P141882},
}

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