CDLJ 2002/1 §15 (P212355)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in California Museum of Ancient Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

California Museum of Ancient Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

Museum Number

CMAA 015-C0017

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

113.0 mm × 67.0 mm × 28.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. e {gesz}kiri6-gu-la-ta
 en: From the ditch of the “great orchard”,
2. 3(disz) ninda gid2 5(disz) gin2-ta
 en: 3 ninda length at 5 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
3. kin-bi 1(u) 5(disz) gin2
 en: its work: 15 (volume-)shekels;
4. 2(disz) ninda gid2 1(u) 5(disz) gin2-ta
 en: 2 ninda length at 15 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
5. kin-bi 1/2(disz) sar
 en: its work: 1/2 (volume-)sar;
6. sza3 kab2-ku5
 en: in “the reservoir”.
7. 5(disz) ninda gid2 1(u) gin2-ta
 en: 5 ninda length at 10 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
8. kin-bi 5/6(disz) sar
 en: its work: 5/6 (volume-)sar;
9. 2(u) ninda gid2 7(disz) gin2-ta
 en: 20 ninda length at 7 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
10. kin-bi 2(disz) 1/3(disz) sar
 en: its work: 2 1/3 (volume-)sar;
11. 1(u) 5(disz) ninda gid2 1(u) 5(disz) gin2-ta
 en: 15 ninda length at 15 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
12. kin-bi 3(disz) 2/3(disz) sar 5(disz) gin2
 en: its work: 3 2/3 (volume-)sar 5 (volume-)shekels;
13. 4(u) ninda gid2 1(u) gin2-ta
 en: 40 ninda length at 10 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
14. kin-bi 6(disz) 2/3(disz) sar
 en: its work: 6 2/3 (volume-)sar;
15. 4(u) 5(disz) ninda gid2 1(u) 5(disz) gin2-ta
 en: 45 ninda length at 15 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
16. kin-bi 1(u) 1(disz) sar 1(u) 5(disz) gin2
 en: its work: 11 (volume-)sar 15 (volume-)shekels;
17. e zi-du
 en: ziDU ditch.
18. 5(disz) ninda gid2 5(disz) gin2-ta
 en: 5 ninda length at 5 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
19. kin-bi 1/3(disz) sar 5(disz) gin2
 en: its work: 1/3 (volume-)sar 5 (volume-)shekels;
20. 1(disz) 1/2(disz) ninda gid2 1/2(disz) sar-ta
 en: 1 1/2 ninda length at 1/2 (volume-)sar per (ninda),
21. kin-bi 2/3(disz) sar 5(disz) gin2
 en: its work: 2/3 (volume-)sar 5 (volume-)shekels;
22. 5(u) 3(disz) 1/2(disz) ninda gid2 1/3(disz) sar-ta
 en: 53 1/2 ninda length at 1/3 (volume-)sar per (ninda),
23. kin-bi 1(u) 7(disz) 5/6(disz) sar
 en: its work: 17 5/6 (volume-)sar;
column 2
1. 1(u) ninda gid2 2/3(disz) sar-ta
 en: 10 ninda length at 2/3 (volume-)sar per (ninda),
2. kin-bi 6(disz) 2/3(disz) sar
 en: its work: 6 2/3 (volume-)sar;
3. 1(u) ninda gid2 1(u) 5(disz) gin2-ta
 en: 10 ninda length at 15 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
4. kin-bi 2(disz) 1/2(disz) sar
 en: its work: 2 1/2 (volume-)sar;
5. 2(u) ninda gid2 1(u) gin2-ta
 en: 20 ninda length at 10 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
6. kin-bi 3(disz) 1/3(disz) sar
 en: its work: 3 1/3 (volume-)sar;
7. 2(u) ninda gid2 1/2(disz) sar-ta
 en: 20 ninda length at 1/2 (volume-)sar per (ninda),
8. kin-bi 1(u) sar
 en: its work: 10 (volume-)sar;
9. 1(u) 2(disz) ninda gid2 1/3(disz) sar-[ta]
 en: 12 ninda length at 1/3 (volume-)sar [per (ninda)],
10. kin-bi 4(disz) sar
 en: its work: 4 (volume-)sar;
11. 3(u) 6(disz) ninda gid2 1/2(disz) sar-ta 5(disz) sar sahar dah
 en: 36 ninda length at 1/2 (volume-)sar per (ninda), 5 (volume)sar of soil extra,
12. kin-bi 2(u) 3(disz) sar
 en: its work: 23 (volume-)sar;
13. 3(disz) ninda gid2 1(disz) sar-ta
 en: 3 ninda length at 1 (volume-)sar per (ninda),
14. kin-bi 3(disz) sar
 en: its work: 3 (volume-)sar;
15. 1(u) 9(disz) ninda gid2 1/3(disz) sar-ta
 en: 19 ninda length at 1/3 (volume-)sar per (ninda),
16. kin-bi 6(disz) 1/3(disz) sar
 en: its work: 6 1/3 (volume-)sar;
17. 2(u) ninda gid2 1(u) gin2-ta
 en: 20 ninda length at 10 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
18. kin-bi 3(disz) 1/3(disz) sar
 en: its work: 3 1/3 (volume-)sar;
19. 1(u) ninda gid2 1/2(disz) sar-ta
 en: 10 ninda length at 1/2 (volume-)sar per (ninda),
20. kin-bi 5(disz) sar
 en: its work: 5 (volume-)sar;
21. 1(u) 5(disz) ninda gid2 1/3(disz) sar-ta
 en: 15 ninda length at 1/3 (volume-)sar per (ninda),
22. kin-bi 5(disz) sar
 en: its work: 5 (volume-)sar;
23. 1(u) 8(disz) ninda gid2 1(u) 5(disz) gin2-ta
 en: 18 ninda length at 15 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
24. kin-bi 4(disz) 1/2(disz) sar
 en: its work: 4 1/2 (volume-)sar;
reverse
column 1
1. 2(u) 7(disz) ninda gid2 1(u) gin2-ta
 en: 27 ninda length at 10 (volume-)shekels per (ninda),
2. kin-bi 5(disz) 2/3(disz) sar!
 en: its work: 5 2/3 (volume-)sar;
3. 1(u) 5(disz) ninda gid2 nu-tuku
 en: 15 ninda length: not having (work),
4. szu-murgu2-sze3
 en: to Šu-murgu.
  blank space
5. 1(gesz2) 2(u) ninda gid2 1/3(disz) sar-ta
 en: 80 ninda length at 1/3 (volume-)sar per (ninda),
6. kin-bi 2(u) 6(disz) 2/3(disz) sar
 en: its work: 26 2/3 (volume-)sar;
7. e e2-lugal-sze3
 en: to the ditch of royal household,
8. e sa-dur2-ra a-ga-an-du-ul
 en: sadur and agandul ditch.
9. ka gesz-gi-ta
 en: From the reed thicket opening (literally:“(canal) mouth”)
10. 3(u) ninda gid2 1/2(disz) ninda dagal 1(disz) kusz3 bur3
 en: 30 ninda length 1/2 ninda width 1 cubit depth,
11. sahar-bi 1(u) 5(disz) sar
 en: its soil: 15 (volume-)sar;
12. x e e2-lugal-sze3
 en: to the x ditch of royal household,
13. 4(u) ninda gid2 1(disz) 1/2(disz) kusz3 bur3
 en: 40 ninda length 1 1/2 cubits depth,
14. sahar#-bi# 3(u) sar
 en: its soil: 30 (volume-)sar;
15. x-x-x-sze3
 en: to the ...,
16. [3(u)] ninda gid2 2(disz) kusz3# bur3#
 en: [30] ninda length 2 cubits depth,
17. sahar-bi 3(u) sar
 en: its soil: 30 (volume-)sar;
18. 5(u) ninda gid2 1(disz) 1/2(disz) kusz3 bur3
 en: 50 ninda length 1 1/2 cubits depth,
19. sahar-bi 3(u) 7(disz) 1/2(disz) sar
 en: its soil: 37 1/2 (volume-)sar;
20. 3(u) ninda gid2 2(disz) kusz3 bur3
 en: 30 ninda length 2 cubits depth,
21. sahar-bi 3(u) sar
 en: its soil: 30 (volume-)sar;
22. 1(u) 1(disz) 1/2(disz) ninda gid2 2(disz) 1/2(disz) kusz3 bur3
 en: 11 1/2 ninda length 2 1/2 cubits depth,
23. sahar-bi 1(u) 4(disz) 1/3(disz) sar 2(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2
 en: its soil: 14 1/3 (volume-)sar 2 1/2 (volume-)shekels;
24. i7 lu2-mah
 en: Lumah canal,
column 2
  blank space
1. szunigin 8(gesz2) 2(u) 5(disz) ninda gid2
 en: Total: 505 ninda length,
2. szunigin sahar-bi 5(gesz2) 1(u) sar 1(u) 7(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2
 en: total, its soil: 310 (volume-)sar 17 1/2 (volume)shekels
  blank space
3. kin e ra-a
 en: Work, canal “striking”.
4. a-sza3 en-du8-du
 en: Endudu field.
5. mu bad3 mar-tu ba-du3
 en: Year: “The Amorite wall was erected”.

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 113.0 high × 67.0 wide × 28.0 thick
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  • primary: CDLJ 2002/1, 15

    [Englund2002] Englund, Robert K. 2002. Cuneiform Digital Library Journal, no. 1.

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  • Museum No.: CMAA 015-C0017
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.04.00.00
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2019-10-11 at 15:30:44 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:52:21 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-12-15 at 17:09:24 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:19:05 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:16:41 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:14:16 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:41:14 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:33:15 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2002-07-23 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Englund, Robert K.; Widell, Magnus CDLI approved View

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“CDLJ 2002/1 §15 Artifact Entry.” 2002. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). July 23, 2002. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P212355.
CDLJ 2002/1 §15 artifact entry (No. P212355). (2002, July 23). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P212355
CDLJ 2002/1 §15 artifact entry (2002) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P212355 (Accessed: May 20, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-20]},
	year = {2002},
	month = {jul 23},
	title = {CDLJ 2002/1 \textsection{}15 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P212355},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P212355},
}

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