MVN 22, 064 (P208487)

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 013728

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 × 39.0 mm × 18.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. [1(gesz2)] 2(u)# udu ba-szim 1(disz) 1/2(disz)# [sila3-ta]
2. 1(u) 3(disz) udu ba-szim 1(disz) [sila3-ta]
3. 5(u) 2(disz)# udu 1(disz) sila3-ta#
4. 2(barig)# 5(ban2) sze lu2-kal-la
5. 1(gesz2) 2(u) udu ba-szim 1(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3-ta
6. [...] 2(u)# 2(disz) udu ba-szim 1(disz) sila3-ta
7. [...] 2(disz) udu 1(disz) sila3-ta
8. [...] 2(disz) sila4#-si#-a# 1/2(disz)! sila3-ta
9. [...] 3(ban2) sze ur-{d}ba-ba6
10. [1(disz)] szeg9-bar sze-bi
11. [...] gu4 5(disz)# sila3-ta
12. x [gu4 1(u) 2(disz)] sila3#-ta
13. 3(ban2)? [x sila3? nig2-ar3-ra sze-bi x x]
14. 1(barig)? 3(ban2)? [x sila3? duh ge6]
15. sza3-[gal gu4] ur#-ba-[gara2]
  blank space
16. szunigin 6(disz)#? [x] gu4 hi-a
17. szunigin 1(disz) szeg9#-bar 1(disz) sila3
18. szunigin 2(gesz2) 4(u) udu ba-szim 1(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3-ta
19. szunigin [x] udu ba-szim 1(disz) sila3-ta
20. szunigin [x] udu 1(disz) sila3-ta
21. [szunigin x] sila4 diri 1(disz) sila3-ta
22. [szunigin] x [x x sila3 sze gur]
23. [iti]
24. [mu]
  SS5
26. [u4 ...] 2(disz)-kam

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 × 39.0 wide × 18.0 thick
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  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    sealed; N

  • Artifact comments:


  • primary: MVN 22, 64

    [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 013728
  • Accession No.: 1896-03-31, 0083

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Excavation No:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.05.--.02 ?
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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
2017-03-03 at 09:54:06 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:10 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, 064 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208487.
MVN 22, 064 artifact entry (No. P208487). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208487 (Original work published 2002)
MVN 22, 064 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208487 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	title = {MVN 22, 064 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208487},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208487},
}

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