MVN 03, 003 (P222186)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC) period and now kept in Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Museum Number

FLP 0003

Period

ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

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. [(n)] 2(iku@c) [(...)] sze mu2
2. utu-mu-kusz2
3. 1(bur3@c) mes-kur-ra
4. 1(esze3@c) 3(iku@c) mes-me-a-nu2
  NU2 variant without feet, LAK221a
5. 4(iku@c) di-utu-amar-{d}PA
6. 5(iku@c) a-ba?-na-DU
7. 4(iku@c) mes-pa3 gala
8. 4(iku@c) ur-tul2-sag
9. 1(esze3@c) 2(iku@c) nig2-NI-na-mud
10. 1(esze3@c) 2(iku@c) x x x sze3#
11. [x x] x [x] ugula#?
12. 1(bur3@c) 2(iku@c) nagar#?
13. [...]
column 2
1. [n] 1(esze3@c) 1(iku@c) [x (x)]-tur
2. ad-da
3. u8 gi6
4. 1(esze3@c) 3(iku@c) u3-mu-ni-zal
5. 4(iku@c) ur-KA
6. 1(esze3@c) e2-mah-da
7. 2(iku@c) ab-ba-tur
8. 4(iku@c) sag-giri3
9. 2(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) lugal-uszumgal
10. bahar2#
11. 2(iku@c) ur-{d}sud3
12. 1(esz3@c) 1(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) ni2-su#-su-ga2
13. ur-{d}nin-pirig
14. 1(esze3@c) 3(iku@c) lugal-kur-edin#
15. [...]
column 3
1. 2(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) lugal-uszumgal
2. bahar2
3. 2(iku@c) munus-an-szar2
4. sag-TAR
5. 4(iku@c) igi?-sza3-zi-ka
6. szesz-pa3
7. 1(bur3@c) 2(iku@c) PA#?-ur-nin
8. 1(esze3@c) 4(iku@c) ur2-mud
9. 2(esze3@c) 4(iku@c) KA2-la
10. 4(bur3@c) la2 2(iku@c) lugal-gal-edin
11. 1(bur3@c) 1(esze3@c) utu-bad3#?
12. gesz-inim-ma
13. 5(iku@c) lugal-ezem
14. amar-sun#?
15. 2(iku@c) gu2#-a-[(x)]-x
16. [...]
column 4
1. 3(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) lu5-a
2. 3(iku@c) di-utu
3. 4(asz@c) nimgir
4. 1(esz3@c) AN-ur2-mu#
5. 2(esze3@c) a-gesztin
6. 2(esz@c) gu#-na
7. 1(esz3@c) 3(iku@c) masz-a-a
8. 1(esz3@c) kur-szu-sze3
9. 1(bur3@c) en-kar-du10
10. 2(esz3@c) lugal-a-nun
11. 2(esze3@c) amar-szuba3 zadim-za
12. 5(bur3@c) kur-ra-KA-bi
13. 4(iku@c) inim-{d}sud3-zi
14. 2(esze3@c) engur-si-bara2-me
15. 1(esze3@c) {d}tu-lugal
16. [...]
column 5
  blank space
1. sa6-ab2
2. 1(esze3@c) amar-szuba3
3. 4(iku@c) lugal-KA-nig2-u@c
4. dal-muszen
5. 3(iku@c) ASZ2#-mud
6. 4(iku@c) lu5-a
7. 1/2(iku@c) du6#?-a
8. 1/2(iku@c) e2-zi
9. 4(iku@c) ur-zi-de3
10. 2(esze@c) lu5-a
11. lugal-inim-zu
12. 1(iku@c) inim-zi-{d}sud3
13. 3(iku@c) kar-en-du10
column 6
1. 1(esz3@c) [...]
2. 1(esz3@c) 3(iku@c) munus-u4-ba nu-kiri6
3. 4(iku@c) uszur3-du10
4. 1(esze@c) lugal-he2-gal2-su3
5. szidim
6. 3(iku@c) usz
7. 3(iku@c) kur-sze3-ur-sag
8. 3(iku@c) nagar-sza3 szu-ZUBUD
9. 1(esze3@c) 3(iku@c) pa4-KA-en
10. 1(bur3@c) 3(iku@c) nam-mah-ni
11. gala
12. 4(iku@c) amar-{d}asznan#
13. 4(iku@c) lugal-uruda{da}
14. 4(iku@c) x-ur-sag sipa
15. 3(iku@c) gu-ni-DU
16. 4(iku@c) lugal-e2-ni-kar2
column 7
1. [...]
2. 4(iku@c) [ur?]-{d}en-lil2
3. 2(esze3@c) masz
4. 1(esze3@c) igi-AN-sze3
5. 2(esze3@c) e2-du-du
6. 1(esze3@c) 4(iku@c) u4#-sag-ur
7. 1(esze3@c) 4(iku@c) rigx(|PA.DU.TUK|)?
8. 2(esze3@c) e2-nu-si
9. 1(bur3@c) 1(esze3@c) ur-e2-zi-da
10. 1(iku@c) amar-sun2!
11. 3(iku@c) DA-utu-zi sipa
12. 1(iku@c) szubur-tur
  blank space
column 8
1. 4(iku@c) [x x]
2. 1(esze3@c) 1(iku@c) [(x)] mes-zu [(x)]
3. 1(esze3@c) 2(iku@c) lugal-du10-nig2-dag-ba
4. 1(esze3@c) mes-me-a-nu2
5. 3(iku@c) gu-la
6. 2(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) nam-mah
7. 1(esze3@c) lugal-sag-bi-kar2
8. 5(iku@c) ni2-zu5-su-ga2
9. 2(iku@c) lu2-musz3-x-BU
10. 2(iku@c) zabala3-ki-du10
11. 2(iku@c) PAP-HU
12. 2(iku@c) an-za3-kar2
13. 1(iku@c) szubur-tur sipa
14. 1(iku@c) lugal-ildu3
15. 2(iku@c) e2-uszumgal
16. 1/2(iku@c) x-abzu
reverse
column 1
1. 1(iku@c) ur-{d}en-ki
2. 2(bur3@c) lugal-ra-mu-gi4-gi4
  blank line
3. ambar-sal4
4. 3(iku@c) bar-da-{d}en-lil2
5. 3(iku@c) lugal-inim-zu
6. 5(bur3@c) kur-ga2#-ka-bi
7. 5(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) lugal-kar-si
8. 4(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) ur-{d}iszkur
9. 1(esze3@c) amar-e2-gibil
10. 3(iku@c) lu5-a
11. 1(esze3@c) ur-{d}ab-u2
12. 2(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) szubur-x
13. [...]
column 2
1. munu4-mu2
2. 5(iku@c) ni2-su!-su#-ga2
3. 5(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) ur-tul2-sag
4. sipa ansze
5. 5(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) nam-mah
6. lugal-sza3-sux(MUSZ)
7. 5(iku@c) di-utu
8. mu-ni-hur-sag
9. 1(esze3@c) ur-szubur
10. 4(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) a2-{d}sud3# (x)
11. 1(esze3@c) 1(iku@c) ur-{d}sud3
12. 1(esze3@c) 3(iku@c) kar2-an-ur2
13. 2(iku@c) u4-bi-a-ra2-ni
14. 2(iku@c) lugal-a-nun
15. 3(iku@c) AN [x] en# [x (x)]
16. x [...]
17. [...]
column 3
1. 1(esze3@c) 2(iku@c) du6-a engar
2. 5(iku@c) ur-{d}nin-pirig
3. 3(iku@c) za3-uruda-la2
4. 1(esz3@c) 3(iku@c) szesz-ki-na
5. 3(iku@c) ur-szubur lu2 lum-ma
6. 2(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) za3-{d}en-lil2-ta
7. 1(esze3@c) ur-{d}sud3
8. ur-ur
9. 4(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) ti-ra#-asz2#?
10. 1(bur3@c) 1(esze3@c) inim-{d}sud3-zi
11. 4(iku@c) amar-abzu
12. 4(iku@c) a2-kur-ra
13. 2(iku@c) su4-su4
14. 1(esze3@c) ur-sag-utu
15. 1(esze3@c) 2(iku@c) {d}sud3-a2-mah#
16. 1(esze3@c) [...]
column 4
1. 3(iku@c) e2-du-du
2. 1(iku@c) lugal-bad3
3. 2(esze3@c) girimx(|A.BU.HA.DU|)-pa-e3
4. ur-tul2-sag
5. 2(esze3@c) 1(iku@c) lugal-inim-zu
6. 1(bur3@c) 2(esze3@c) lu5-a
7. 3(iku@c) abzu-ta-mud
8. 1(esze3@c) 3(iku@c) lu2-hu-bu7{bu}
9. 3(iku@c) an-za3-sze3
10. 1(esze3@c) szu-du8
11. 1(esze3@c) amar-{d}nin-pirig ugula
12. tug2-du8
13. 1(esze3@c) ur-abzu
14. 5(iku@c) ur-{d}en-ki
15. muszen-du3
16. 5(iku@c) gu-ni-DU
17. 5(iku@c) amar-szuba3
18. 3(iku@c) lu2-zi
column 5
1. [n x]-banda3{da}
2. u8# gi6
3. 3(iku@c) usz
4. 4(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) ur-{d}dumu-zi
5. 3(iku@c) gu-NI-NI
6. 1(esze3@c) sun2-nu-ti
7. 3(iku@c) igi-an-kar2
8. 1(iku@c) ur#-szubur#
9. sipa
10. 1(iku@c) amar-ku5-an-sag
11. muszen-du3
12. 3(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) utu-mu-kusz2
13. 1(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) sag-AN-tuku
14. 1(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) ur-{d}en-lil2
15. 5(iku@c) amar-{d}asznan
16. [n] lugal#-[sza3?]-sux(MUSZ)
17. 1/2(iku@c) x-da#
18. 3(iku@c)#? lu2-hu-bu
19. 1(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) e2-ki-ba
column 6
1. [...]
2. 1(iku@c) u2-HA-A
3. 1(iku@c) gu#-la#
4. 1(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) bar-asz-ga-i
5. 1/2(iku@c) AN-lu2-AL
6. 1(iku@c) {d}nin-unu-{an}anzu2{muszen}
7. 2(iku@c) ur-nin
8. 1(iku@c) masz
9. 1(iku@c) e2-du-du
10. 1(iku@c) lu2-{d}x
11. 1(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) x-lugal-(x)-da
12. 2(iku@c) lu2-hi-li-du3
  rest broken
column 7
  beginning broken
1'. 3(iku@c) ur-tul2-sag#
2'. gesz-tug2-UD
3'. 3(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) di-utu-lu2
4'. 3(iku@c) u3!-mu-ni-zal
5'. 1(esze3@c) ur-{d}inanna
6'. szu-i
7'. 2(iku@c) szeg12-nam-azu-ga2
8'. 2(iku@c) za3-mi2-{d}en-lil2
9'. 1(esze3@c) igi-AN-sze3
10'. 1(esze3@c) 5(iku@c) be2-[x (x)]
11'. 3(iku@c) [...]
  rest broken
column 8
  beginning broken
1'. 3(iku@c) KA-utu-zi
2'. 3(iku@c) me-da-{d}en-lil2
  blank line
3'. mar-da
  blank space
4'. x [...]
  rest broken
column 9
  beginning broken
1'. [...] x du3-a
2'. 1(bur'u@c) 4(bur3@c) 2(iku@c) x du3-a tur
3'. 5(bur3@c) 1(iku@c) ambar-sal4
4'. 3(bur'u@c) 5(iku@c) 1/2(iku@c) mar-da apin-la2 {d}inanna esz3-musz3

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm):
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  • Join Information:
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  • Owen, David I. 1975. [MVN 03 3 (Owen1975)]

    primary


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: FLP 0003
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
  • Elevation:
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Cite this Artifact

“MVN 03, 003 Artifact Entry.” 2003. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 26, 2003. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P222186.

MVN 03, 003 artifact entry (No. P222186). (2003, February 26). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P222186

MVN 03, 003 artifact entry (2003) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P222186 (Accessed: February 7, 2023).

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  • month = {feb 26},
  • title = {MVN 03, 003 artifact entry},
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}

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