YOS 04, 209 (P142273)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Museum Number

YBC 03668

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 3(gesz2) 2(u) ninda gid2 2(disz) sar-ta
2. kin-bi 6(gesz2) 4(u) sar
3. e sa-dur2-ra
4. [1(gesz2)] 1(u) 1(disz) ninda gid2 2(disz) sar-ta
5. kin-bi 2(gesz2) 2(u) 2(disz) sar
6. 4(u) ninda gid2 1(disz) 1/2(disz) sar-ta
7. kin-bi 1(gesz2) sar
8. 4(u) ninda gid2 2(disz) sar-ta
9. kin-bi 1(gesz2) 2(u) sar
10. 1(gesz2) 1(u) 4(disz) ninda gid2 1(disz) 1/2(disz) sar-ta
11. kin-bi 1(gesz2) 5(u) 1(disz) sar
12. e zi-du
  blank space
13. [x] gibil a-sza3 igi e2-mah-sze3
14. [5(gesz2)] ninda gid2 2(disz) sar-ta
15. [kin]-bi# 1(gesz'u) sar
16. [e] zi#-du
column 2
1. 3(gesz2) 1(u) 5(disz) ninda gid2 [2(disz) sar-ta]
2. kin-bi 6(gesz2) 3(u) [sar]
3. e sa-dur2-ra
4. 3(gesz2) 2(u) ninda gid2 1(disz) 1/2(disz) sar-ta
5. kin-bi 5(gesz2) sar
6. e sag-du a2 a-sza3 {d}nin-ur4-ra
  blank space
7. szunigin 3(gesz'u) 4(gesz2) 4(u) 3(disz) sar sahar
8. sze-bi 4(gesz2) 9(asz) 4(barig) 4(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 gur
  calculation: 4.09;4,4,8 ÷ 6 = 12,498; 2083 ÷ 12,498 = 10 gin2 sahar per day
9. a2 lu2 hun-ga2 6(disz) sila3-ta
10. a-sza3 igi e2-mah-sze3
11. 5(gesz2) 5(u) ninda gid2 1/3(disz) sar-ta
12. kin-bi 1(gesz2) 5(u) 6(disz) 2/3(disz) sar
13. 3(u) ninda gid2 4(disz) sar-ta
14. kin-bi 2(gesz2) sar u3-ki-ta nim
15. 3(gesz2) 5(u) 6(disz) 2/3(disz) sar sahar
16. sza3 za3 5(disz) us2-ka
17. 1(u) 4(disz) ninda gid2 4(disz) sar-ta
18. kin-bi 5(u) 6(disz) sar u3-ki-ta nim
reverse
column 1
1. 1(gesz2) 3(u) ninda gid2 nu-tuku
2. 1(u) 2(disz) ninda gid2 5(disz) sar-ta
3. kin-bi# 1(gesz2) sar u3-ki-ta nim
4. 3(u) 2(disz)? 1/2(disz) ninda gid2 nu-tuku
5. 1(u) ninda gid2 3(u) sar-ta
6. kin-bi 5(gesz2) sar
7. a-e3-a gu-la
8. 2(u) 8(disz) ninda gid2 nu-tuku
9. 2(disz) ninda gid2 5(disz) sar-ta
10. kin-bi 1(u) sar kab2-ku5
11. 8(disz) ninda gid2 nu-tuku
12. 2(disz) ninda gid2 6(disz) sar-ta
13. kin-bi 1(u) 2(disz) sar
14. 2(u) 8(disz) ninda gid2 nu-tuku
15. 2(disz) ninda gid2 6(disz) sar-ta
16. kin-bi 1(u) 2(disz) sar kab2-ku5
17. 1(disz) ninda gid2 nu-tuku
18. [2(gesz2) 1(disz)] 7(disz) 1/2(disz) ninda gid2 2(disz) sar-ta
19. [kin]-bi 4(gesz2) 1(u) 7(disz) sar#
20. [1(gesz2)] 7(disz) ninda gid2 [nu-tuku?]
21. kin#-bi 1(gesz'u) 1(gesz2) 4(u) 7(disz) sar
column 2
1. [e] zi-du gu2 a-ga-am
2. egir za3 5(disz) us2
  blank space
3. szunigin 3(gesz2) 4(u) sar sahar
4. a2 lu2 hun-ga2 6(disz) sila3-ta
5. sze-bi 2(u) 6(asz) 2(barig) gur
6. szunigin 1(gesz'u) 2(gesz2) 3(disz) 2/3(disz) sar sahar
7. kin szuku-ra
8. 1(gesz'u) 5(gesz2) 4(u) 3(disz) 2/3(disz) sar sahar
9. a-sza3 e2-mah
  blank space
10. szunigin 3(gesz'u) 8(gesz2) 2(u) 3(disz) sar sahar
11. sze-bi 4(gesz2) 3(u) 6(asz) 1(barig) 4(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 gur
12. szunigin2 1(gesz'u) 2(gesz2) 3(disz) 2/3(disz) sar sahar
13. kin szuku-ra
14. 5(gesz'u) 2(u) 6(disz) 2/3(disz) sar
15. x x ra-a
16. [x] x x gar
17. [mu {d}szu-{d}suen lugal uri5{ki}-ma-ke4 ma]-da [za-ab-sza]-li{ki} mu-hul

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: YOS 4, 209

    [Keiser1919YOS4] Keiser, Clarence E. 1919. Selected Temple Documents of the Ur Dynasty. Yale Oriental Series, Babylonian Texts, Vol. 4. New Haven: Yale University Press.

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  • Museum No.: YBC 03668
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.07.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2017-03-03 at 09:56:27 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-07-07 at 07:28:37 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Lafont, Bertrand CDLI approved View
2012-04-25 at 09:26:28 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-11-10 at 12:59:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:23:28 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:11:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:06:15 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“YOS 04, 209 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P142273.
YOS 04, 209 artifact entry (No. P142273). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P142273
YOS 04, 209 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P142273 (Accessed: May 22, 2024).
@misc{2001YOS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-22]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {YOS 04, 209 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P142273},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P142273},
}

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