Ontario 2, 145 (P209503)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Royal Ontario Museum of Archaeology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Museum Collection(s)

Royal Ontario Museum of Archaeology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Museum Number

ROM 925.062.101

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
1. 8(disz) [gurusz] u4# 4(u)-sze3
 en: 8 workmen for 40 days,
2. a2#-bi# u4 5(gesz2) 2(u)
 en: the labor: 320 days,
  calculation: 8 × 40 = 320
3. a-da gub-ba
 en: at the water(works) stationed,
4. a-sza3 amar-{gesz}kiszi17
 en: the field “Amar-kiši,”
5. a-sza3 muru13
 en: the field “Center,”
6. a-sza3 i7 lugal-ka
 en: the field “Royal waterway,”
7. a-de2-a
 en: water poured,
8. ka i7 e3-ka ku5-ra2
 en: intake of the out-waterway cut off,
reverse
1. ka# i7 e3-ta
 en: from the intake of the out-waterway
2. a-sza3 amar#-[{gesz}kiszi17] x-da-sze3 [szu]-ur3-ra
 en: to field “Amar-kiši” ... leveled;
3. ugula [...] x
 en: foreman: ...,
4. giri3 [...]
 en: via ...,
5. kiszib3# [e2-gal-e]-si#
 en: under seal of Egalesi,
6. mu# [us2-sa] {d#}szu-{d}suen lugal#-[e] bad3# mar-tu mu#-du3
 en: year following: “Šu-Suen, the king, Martu wall erected.”
seal 1
1. e2-gal-e-si
2. dub-sar
3. dumu lu2-{d}szara2
4. sa12-du5-ka

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Sigrist, Marcel. 2004. [Ontario 2 145 (Sigrist2004)]

    primary


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: ROM 925.062.101
  • Accession No.: D0096

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.05.00.00 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“Ontario 2, 145 Artifact Entry.” 2002. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). July 11, 2002. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209503.

Ontario 2, 145 artifact entry (No. P209503). (2002, July 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209503

Ontario 2, 145 artifact entry (2002) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209503 (Accessed: February 1, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-01]},
  • year = {2002},
  • month = {jul 11},
  • title = {Ontario 2, 145 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209503},
}

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