Fs Sjöberg 138 (P142901)

Administrative tablet excavated in Uncertain (mod. uncertain), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures West Asia & North Africa Museum (formerly Oriental Institute), Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures West Asia & North Africa Museum (formerly Oriental Institute), Chicago, Illinois, USA

Museum Number

OIM A02976

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. uncertain)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (metro-mathematical)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

65.0 mm × 41.0 mm × 19.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 8(disz) sar sig4 du8-a
2. a2-bi 2(u) 4(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3
3. 1(u) 6(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3
4. sig4 8(disz)-ta ga6-ga2
5. kaskal-bi 1(gesz2) ninda us2
6. a2 al-tar-a gub-ba-bi 8(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3
7. 1(gesz2) 3(u) sa gi ti-um-ma-bi
8. a2 gurusz gi ga6-bi 9(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3
9. a2 gurusz al-tar-a-bi 3(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3
10. 3(gesz2) sa gi
reverse
1. e2-a ansze si-ga u3 hu-ur2-da kesz2-ra2
2. a2 gi ga6-bi 1(u) 8(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3
3. a2 gurusz al-tar-bi 6(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3
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4. szunigin 1(gesz2) 2(u) 4(disz) a2 gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3
5. e2-kiszib3-ba sza3 e2-amar-ra-ka du3-a
6. ki szu-{d}iszkur-ta
7. ba-zi
8. mu ki-masz{ki} ba-hul#

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

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 65.0 high × 41.0 wide × 19.0 thick
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  • primary: Fs Sjöberg (1989) p.137-147, p. 138

    [Farber1989al-tar] Farber, Gertrud. 1989. “Al-Tar Im Edubba: Notwendige Arbeitsgänge Beim Bau Eines Schulhauses.” In DUMU-E₂-DUB-BA-A. Studies in Honor of Åke W. Sjöberg, edited by Hermann Behrens, Darlene Loding, and Martha T. Roth, 137–47. Occasional Publications of the Samuel Noah Kramer Fund 11. Philadelphia: Samuel Noah Kramer Fund.

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  • Museum No.: OIM A02976
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2017-03-03 at 09:53:54 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:24:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:31:20 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Fs Sjöberg  138 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P142901.
Fs Sjöberg  138 artifact entry (No. P142901). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P142901
Fs Sjöberg  138 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P142901 (Accessed: June 23, 2024).
@misc{2001Fs,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-23]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {Fs {Sj}{\" o}berg  138 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P142901},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P142901},
}

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