MVN 22, 043 (P208478)

Administrative tablet 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 013691

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

52.0 mm × 78.0 mm × 22.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
  beginning broken
1'. 2(ban2) gesz-gid2 geme2#-[...]
2'. dumu ama-kal-la#
3'. 2(ban2) gesz-gid2 geme2-uru11{ki}
4'. dumu geme2-sig-la
5'. 2(ban2) gesz-gid2 geme2-munu4-ku3-ga
6'. dumu ama-mu
7'. 2(ban2) gesz-gid2 geme2-sag-ub3{ki}
8'. dumu me-eridu{ki}-ta
column 2
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1'. [...] x
2'. x x? x nin-e-zu
3'. ki ab-ba-ta
4'. iti amar-a-a-si-ta
5'. 1(ban2) 5(disz) zah3 nin-iri-ni-sze3
6'. dumu ma-ma
7'. 1(ban2) usz2 nin-eb2-gu-ul
8'. dumu nin-ki-la2-a
9'. 1(ban2) 5(disz) usz2 geme2-nin9-nin9
reverse
column 1
  beginning broken
1'. [...] zi#?
2'. ki ab#?-[ba?]-ta#
3'. 1(ban2) usz2 nin-gil-sa-ni dumu# sa6#-ga
4'. iti sze-sag11-[ku5-ta?]
5'. 2(ban2) szu usz2 nin-ki-sza-ra
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6'. [iti sze]-il2-la-ta
7'. ki ur-{d}lamma-[ta]
8'. 1(ban2) usz2 nin-e-bar-ga2 dumu# [x?]-x-mu
9'. ki ab-ba-[ta]
10'. iti sze-il2-[la-ta]
11'. szunigin 1(asz) 2(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz)# sila3 gur [...]
12'. 1(asz) n x iti# sze#-sag11#-[ku5]-ta#
  rest broken
column 2
1. 2(ban2) gesz-gid2 nin-he2-gal2 dumu nin-ra-giri17-zal
2. 1(ban2) usz2 {d}nin-nig2-kilim-PA
3. 1(ban2) gesz-gid2 ama-nig2-kal-la a-diri
4. ki ur-{d}lamma dumu lu2-{d}utu-ta#
5. iti amar-a-a-si-ta
6. 2(ban2) zah3 en-sza3-ku3-ge dumu nin-a-mu
7. ki {d}utu-mu-ta
8. iti sze-il2-la-ta#
  blank space
9. szunigin 3(barig) 1(ban2) iti amar-a-a-si-ta
10. szunigin 2(ban2) iti sze-il2-la-ta
11. iti sze-il2-la-sze3
12. sze-bi 1(asz) 4(barig) 5(ban2) gur
13. sza3 ki-nu-nir{ki}
14. NIG2 x [...]
  rest broken

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
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 52.0 high × 78.0 wide × 22.0 thick
  • Weight:
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  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    sealed; N

  • Artifact comments:


  • primary: MVN 22, 43

    [Molina2003MVN22] Molina, Manuel. 2003. Testi Amministrativi Neosumerici Del British Museum, BM 13601-14300. Materiali per Il Vocabolario Neosumerico 21. Roma: Bonsignori Editore.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 013691
  • Accession No.: 1896-03-31, 0046

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
  • Elevation:
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  • Excavation No:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: --.--.10.00, --.--.11.00, --.--.12.00
  • 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
2017-02-28 at 17:16:33 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2015-12-24 at 16:14:12 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:09 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:30:08 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:38:02 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2002-07-11 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Alivernini, Sergio; Alster, Bendt; Englund, Robert K.; Molina, Manuel; Reid, Nicholas CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“MVN 22, 043 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208478.
MVN 22, 043 artifact entry (No. P208478). (2023, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208478 (Original work published 2002)
MVN 22, 043 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208478 (Accessed: April 25, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 11},
	title = {MVN 22, 043 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208478},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208478},
}

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