MVN 22, 047 (P208479)

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 013697

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 × 52.0 mm × 29.0 mm

tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. 1(u) 8(disz)? [...]
2'. 4(u) 1(asz) 2(barig) 2(ban2)#? x-[x-x?]-x
3'. 1(u) 3(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 [...]-da#
4'. 2(u)# 7(asz)# 2(barig)# 2(ban2)#? 5(disz)#? sila3# [x-x?]-da#
5'. 1(u) 8(asz) 3(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 x
6'. lu2-{d#}utu#
7'. 2(u) 8(asz) 4(barig) 1(ban2) lugal#-sukkal
8'. 3(u) 2(asz) 1(ban2) ab-ba#
9'. 1(u) 2(asz) 2(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 lugal-ma2!-gur8-re
reverse
1. 1(u) 2(asz) 3(barig) 2(ban2) i3-su
2. 1(u) 2(asz) 2(barig) 5(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 {d}utu-ba-e3
3. 2(u) 6(asz) 1(barig) 3(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 iri{ki}-bi
4. 3(u) 3(asz) 2(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 lugal-im-ru-a
5. 2(u) 6(asz) 4(barig) 1(ban2) ur-{d}hendur-sag
6. 2(u) 5(asz) 2(barig) 5(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 lugal-x
7. 2(u) 4(barig) 5(disz) sila3 lugal-dam
8. 1(asz) 1(barig) 2(ban2) gur geme2 usz-bar
9. x [...] x [...]
  rest broken

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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 × 52.0 wide × 29.0 thick
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  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    sealed; N

  • Artifact comments:


  • primary: MVN 22, 47

    [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 013697
  • Accession No.: 1896-03-31, 0052

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-28 at 21:03:16 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Taylor, Jonathan Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:09 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:32:47 CDLI Atf CDLI 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, 047 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208479.
MVN 22, 047 artifact entry (No. P208479). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208479 (Original work published 2002)
MVN 22, 047 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208479 (Accessed: May 28, 2024).
@misc{2023MVN,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-28]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 28},
	title = {MVN 22, 047 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208479},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208479},
}

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