DP 197 (P220847)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC) period and now kept in Louvre Museum, Paris, France

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Museum Collection(s)

Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Museum Number

AO 13405

Period

ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative [identification uncertain]

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1'. [u4] 1(disz@t)-kam
2'. <x> ninda gir2 ba-an-ne2 1(u) du8
3'. 1(asz@c) dug kas sig15
4'. 1(asz@c) dug kas sig15
5'. 1(asz@c) masz
6'. {gesz}gigir2-re2
7'. i7 ambar-sze3 [ba]-tum3
8'. 1(asz@c) zi3 mun-du
9'. 1(asz@c) dug kas sig15
10'. 1(asz@c) dug kas ge6
column 2
  beginning broken
1'. [1(disz@t) sila3 i3 1(disz@t) sila3 zu2-lum] 1(disz@t) sila3 [gesztin ga'ar ziz2] 1(asz@c) udu
2'. {d}inanna eb-gal
3'. 2(asz@c) zi3
4'. 1(asz@c) kas sig15
5'. 1(asz@c) kas ge6
6'. 1(disz@t) kur2 i3 1(disz@t) kur2 zu2-lum 1(disz@t) kur2 gesztin ga'ar ziz2 1(asz@c) udu
7'. sza3-pa3-da
8'. 2(asz@c) zi3
9'. 1(asz@c) kas sig15
10'. 1(asz@c) kas ge6
11'. 1(disz@t) kur2 i3 1(disz@t) kur2 zu2-lum 1(disz@t) kur2 gesztin ga'ar ziz2
column 3
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1'. 1(disz@t) kur2 [i3 1(disz@t) kur2] zu2-lum 1(disz@t) kur2 gesztin ga'ar ziz2 1(asz@c) masz
2'. {d}en-ki sila dagal
3'. 1(asz@c) zi3
4'. 1(asz@c) kas sig15
5'. 1(asz@c) kas ge6
6'. 1(disz@t) kur2 i3 1(disz@t) kur2 zu2-lum 1(disz@t) kur2 gesztin ga'ar ziz2 1(asz@c) udu
7'. ki-a-nag
8'. lagasz{ki}-ka
column 4
1. [gesz e-tag]
  beginning broken
1'. 2(asz@c) dug [kas sig15]
2'. 3(asz@c) dug kas ge6
3'. 2(disz@t) kur2 i3 2(disz@t) kur2 zu2-lum 2(disz@t) kur2 gesztin ga'ar ziz2 1(disz@t) ku6 kesz2-ra2 1(asz@c) udu bar nigin2!-na 1(asz@c) masz 1(asz@c) sila4
4'. {d}nansze
5'. 1(asz@c) zi3
6'. 1/2(asz@c) kas sig15
7'. 1/2(asz@c) kas ge6
8'. 1(disz@t) kur2 i3 1(disz@t) kur2 zu2-lum [...]
column 5
  beginning broken
1'. [{d}]nin-gir2-su
2'. nin-ne2-gar
3'. 2(asz@c) zi3
4'. 1(asz@c) kas sig15
5'. 1(asz@c) kas ge6
6'. 1(disz@t) kur2 i3 1(disz@t) kur2 zu2-lum 1(disz@t) kur2 gesztin ga'ar ziz2 1(disz@t) ku6 kesz2 1(asz@c) udu bar nigin2-na
7'. {d}nin-sag3
  rest broken
column 6
  beginning broken
1'. [...] gesztin [ga'ar ziz2] 1(disz@t) ku6 kesz2 1(asz@c) udu
2'. {d}dumu-[zi] abzu
  rest broken
reverse
column 1'
1. [...]
2. 2(asz@c) [zi3]
3. 1(asz@c) kas sig15
4. 1(asz@c) kas ge6
5. 1(disz@t) kur2 i3 [1(disz@t) kur2] zu2-lum [...]
  rest broken
column 2'
1. szu-nigin2 1(asz@c) gu4
2. 8(asz@c) udu bar nigin2-na
3. 2(u@c) la2 3(asz@c) udu
4. 2(u@c)? masz
5. [x] sila4
6. [x] 1(barig@c) zi3 gur saggal
7. 3(u@c) 1(asz@c) zi3 mun-du
  rest broken
column 3'
1. 3(u@c) la2 2(asz@c) dug 1(disz@t) gur4-gur4 kas sig15
2. 3(u@c) 1(asz@c) dug kas ge6
3. 2(u) 1(disz@t) kur2 4(u) 3(disz@t) sila3 i3 2(u) 1(disz@t) kur2 4(u) 3(disz@t) sila3 zu2-lum 2(u) 1(disz@t) kur2 1(u) 4(disz@t) [sila4] gesztin ga'ar ziz2
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column 4'
1. gesz be2-tag 1(|ASZxDISZ@t|)

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Museum No.: AO 13405
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Cite this Artifact

“DP 197 Artifact Entry.” 2003. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 26, 2003. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P220847.

DP 197 artifact entry (No. P220847). (2003, February 26). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P220847

DP 197 artifact entry (2003) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P220847 (Accessed: February 9, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-09]},
  • year = {2003},
  • month = {feb 26},
  • title = {DP 197 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P220847},
}

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