RTC 259 (P217031)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Lagash II (ca. 2200-2100 BC) period and now kept in Louvre Museum, Paris, France

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Museum Collection(s)

Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Museum Number

AO 03540

Period

Lagash II (ca. 2200-2100 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative [identification uncertain]

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
  blank space
  seal impression
reverse
  broken
seal 1
column 1
1. pirig-me3
2. ensi2
3. lagasz#{ki}
column 2
1. ur-{d}[x]
2. dub-[sar]
3. ARAD2-zu#

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: RTC, 259

    [Thureau-Dangin1903RTC] Thureau-Dangin, François. 1903. Recueil de Tablettes Chaldéennes. Paris: Ernest Leroux.

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  • Museum No.: AO 03540
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2017-10-13 at 15:03:19 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-28 at 11:13:49 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:34:11 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
1970-01-01 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Ajango, Kelsey M.; Englund, Robert K.; Friberg, Jöran; Goetze, Albrecht; Kienast, Burkhart; Kraus, Nicholas CDLI approved View

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 005823 (composite) (P458533) Girsu (mod. Tello) Lagash II (ca. 2200-2100 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“RTC 259 Artifact Entry.” 1970. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). January 1, 1970. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P217031.
RTC 259 artifact entry (No. P217031). (1970, January 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P217031
RTC 259 artifact entry (1970) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P217031 (Accessed: July 13, 2024).
@misc{1970RTC,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-13]},
	year = {1970},
	month = {jan 1},
	title = {RTC 259 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P217031},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P217031},
}

TY  - ELEC
DA  - 1970/1/1/
PY  - 1970
ID  - P217031
LB  - CDLI:P217031
M1  - 2024/7/13/
TI  - RTC 259 artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P217031
ER  - 
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