Ontario 2, 458 (P209838)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), 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 975.035.008

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

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 1(asz) 1(barig) 1(disz) sila3 kasz du sila3
2. 6(disz) gur kasz dida du
3. 1(asz) 5(disz) dabin
4. 4(disz) id-gur2
5. i3-bi 4(disz) sila3 6(disz) gin2
6. 2/3(disz) i3-gesz
7. kas4 didli-me
8. 1(gesz2)? sila3 kasz 1(barig) 2(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 zi3
9. 1(disz) sila3 i3-gesz
10. NE hu-rim3{ki}-me
11. 1(disz) sila3 zi3
12. id#-gur2 i3-bi 1(disz) sila3
13. sukkal
14. [...]
  rest broken
column 2
16. szunigin 2(asz) 1(barig) 3(ban2) 1(disz) sila3 kasz du gur
17. szunigin 6(disz) gur kasz dida du
18. sze-bi 2(asz) 4(barig) 3(ban2) 1(disz) sila3 gur
19. szunigin 4(disz) sila3 nig2-ar3-ra imgaga3
20. szunigin 2(asz) 1(ban2) 6(disz) sila3 zi3 gur
21. sze-bi 2(asz) 2(ban2) 4(disz) sila3 gur
22. szunigin 9(disz) 1/3(disz) sila3 6(disz) gin2 i3-gesz
23. iti ezem-{d}ba-ba6
24. 1(asz) 2(barig) 4(ban2) 1(disz) sila3 kasz du gur
25. 1(u) 3(disz) gin2 kasz dida du
26. 1(asz) 4(barig) 3(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 gur
  rest broken
column 3
1. usz-lu{ki}-sze3 du-ni
2. 2(barig) kasz 2(barig) zi3
3. 1(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 i3-gesz
4. elam szi-ma-asz-gi5-me
5. giri3 ur-{d}da-mu sukkal
6. szi-ma-asz-gi5-sze3 du-ni
7. 2(barig) kasz 2(barig) zi3 2(disz) sila3 i3-gesz
8. sze-le-bu-um ensi2 sa-bu-um
9. giri3 za-na-ti sukkal
10. sa-bu-um
11. [...]
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column 4
1. szunigin 4(asz) 1(barig) 6(disz) sila3#
2. szunigin gur kasz dida du
3. sze-bi 5(asz) 1(barig) 2(ban2) 6(disz) sila3 gur
4. szunigin 4(disz) sila3 nig2-ar3-ra imgaga3
5. szunigin 6(asz) 2(barig) 2(ban2) 6(disz) sila3 zi3 gur
6. szunigin 2(asz) 2(barig) sze gur
7. sze-bi 8(asz) 4(barig) 3(ban2) 3(disz) sila3 gur
8. szunigin 1(u) 7(disz) sila3 gin2
9. [...]
10. [...]
  rest broken
column 5
  broken
reverse
column 1
  broken
column 2
  beginning broken
1'. [...]
2'. 1(disz) gur kasz
3'. 6(disz) sila3 zi3
4'. 4(disz) sila3 nig2-ar3-ra imgaga3
5'. {d}szul-pa-e3-e2-gal
6'. 2(barig) kasz sila3 zi3 1(disz) sila3 i3
7'. dingir-a2-li2-ik mar-tu
8'. 4(ban2) kasz saga 1(barig) 5(ban2) kasz
9'. 1(barig) 4(disz) sila3 zi3 sila3 nig2-ar3-ra
10'. 1/3(disz) sila3 i3
11'. lu2-{d}en-ki-sze3 du-ni
12'. 3(barig) sze ansze
13'. sza3 hu-rim3{ki}
14'. 3(barig) sze sza3 i7
column 3
  beginning broken
1'. [...]
2'. giri3 szu
3'. szi-ma-asz-gi5-sze3 du-ni?
4'. 4(u) sila3 kasz sila3 zi3 1/2(disz) sila3 i3
5'. elam hu-ur5-ti{ki}-me
6'. giri3 u2-ka-a nu-banda3
7'. hu-ur5-ti{ki}-ta du-ni
8'. 2(barig) kasz 1(barig) zi3 1(disz) sila3 i3
9'. dingir-a2-li2-ik mar-tu
10'. 1(barig) kasz 1(barig) zi3 2(barig) sila3 i3
11'. bu-ga muszen-du3
12'. 2(disz) gu kasz dida du sila3 zi3
13'. 5(disz) sila3 nig2-ar3-ra imgaga3
14'. siskur2 a-ab-ba-ka
15'. giri3 bu-ga muszen-du3
16'. 1(barig) 2(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 kasz 1(barig)? 2(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 zi3 1(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 i3
column 4
  beginning broken
1'. giri3 inim-gi-na sukkal
2'. si-u3<{ki}>-ta du-ni
3'. 1(asz) sze gur sza3 hu-rim3{ki}
4'. 1(asz) gur sza3 a2-gul
5'. 1(asz) gur sza3 gu2-ab-ba{ki}
6'. sza3-gal ansze zi-gum2-ma-a
7'. 1(asz) 1(barig) kasz saga 1(u) gin2 i3
8'. esz3-esz3 lugal
9'. 1(u) 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga sila3 kasz du
10'. 1(u) 2(disz) sila3 zi3 2(disz) sila3 nig2-ar3-ra imgaga3
11'. {d}gu3-de2-a
12'. 1(disz) gur kasz dida saga
13'. 6(disz) sila3 zi3 dub-dub
14'. 4(disz) sila3 nig2-ar3-ra imgaga3
15'. {d}szul-pa-e3 e2-gal
column 5
  beginning broken
1'. x-he2 x? x? a-szum2-ni
2'. zi-ga giri3 kas4-ke4-ne
3'. sza3 gu2-ab-ba{ki}-ka
4'. kiszib3 ur-{d}lamma dumu lu2-{d}ba-ba6
5'. iti ezem-{d}ba-ba6-ta
6'. iti sze-il2-la-sze3
7'. iti 5(disz)-kam
8'. mu {d}[...]

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

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: Ontario 2, 458

    [Sigrist2004Ontario2] Sigrist, Marcel. 2004. Neo-Sumerian Texts from the Royal Ontario Museum. II: Administrative Texts Mainly from Umma. Bethesda, Maryland: CDL Press.

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  • Museum No.: ROM 975.035.008
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello) Provenience Comments:

    ref. linkohr

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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.07.08.00, Amar-Suen.07.12.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2018-01-01 at 10:29:07 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:54:58 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:38:48 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:33:03 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
“Ontario 2, 458 Artifact Entry.” 2002. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). July 11, 2002. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209838.
Ontario 2, 458 artifact entry (No. P209838). (2002, July 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209838
Ontario 2, 458 artifact entry (2002) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209838 (Accessed: May 21, 2024).
@misc{2002Ontario,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-21]},
	year = {2002},
	month = {jul 11},
	title = {Ontario 2, 458 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209838},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209838},
}

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