MVN 03, 026 (P222202)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), 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 0026

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'. 2(ban2@c)# [dumu] munus#
2'. 1(barig@c) pa4-pa4-{d*}nansze-mu-tu
3'. 1(barig@c)# za-na
4'. munus#-me
5'. szu#-nigin2# 1(asz@c) nita 1(barig@c) 4(ban2@c)
6'. 1(asz@c)# nita# 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
7'. [2(asz@c) nita] 1(barig@c)
8'. [3(asz@c) munus 1(barig@c)]
9'. [1(asz@c) sza3-du10 munus 2(ban2@c)]
10'. [sze-bi 2(asz@c) 2(ban2@c) en-ku3]
  rest of column missing
column 2'
1'. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)# [sipa-iri]-da-[kusz2]
2'. 1(barig@c) en-ku3
3'. 1(barig@c) {d}nin-gir2-su-tesz2-mu
4'. nita-me
5'. 1(barig@c) nig2-banda3{da#}
6'. 1(barig@c) nin-lu2-mu
7'. 1(barig@c) nin-bara2#-[da]-ri2
8'. 1(barig@c) nin-masz-e
9'. 1(barig@c) e-da-nam
10'. [munus-me]
column 3'
1'. 1(barig@c) lugal-surx(ERIM)-re2-ki-ag2
2'. 1(barig@c) nam-mah-ni#
3'. sukkal-me
4'. 4(ban2@c) igi-mu-an-sze3-gal2
5'. 4(ban2@c) {d}nin-szubur-ama-mu
  rest of column missing
column 4'
1'. 1(barig@c) {d}ba-[ba6]-ama-mu
2'. ar3-du2 munus-me
3'. 1(barig@c) ur2-ni
4'. 1(barig@c) lugal-tesz2-mu
5'. lu2 a-kum2-me
6'. 2(barig@c) U2-U2
7'. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) lugal-sza3-la2-tuku
8'. [1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) en-da-gal-di]
9'. [dub-sar-me]
  about 1 line missing
column 5'
1'. nita-me
2'. 1(asz@c) 1(disz@t) munus 2(barig@c)
3'. 2(asz@c) munus 1(barig@c)
4'. 1(asz@c) munus 4(ban2@c)
5'. sze-bi 6(asz@c) 3(barig@c) 1(ban2@c) 2(barig) sza3# dub e2-gal-kam#
  1 line missing
reverse
column 1
1'. [1(barig) 2(ban2) e-ta-e11]
2'. 1(barig) 2(ban2) nam-szita-mu-bi2-du11
3'. tug2-du8-me
4'. gesz-kin-ti-me
5'. 3(ban2@c) [nig2]-gur11 [kur-ra]
  about 8 lines missing
column 2
1'. [3(ban2@c) nam-szita-mu-bi2-du11]
2'. 2(ban2@c) dumu munus
3'. 3(ban2@c) nin-tigix(|E2.BALAG|)-ni-du10
4'. munus-me
5'. i3-du8-me
6'. 2(barig@c) e-ta-e11
  rest of column missing
column 3
1'. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2) {d}ba-ba6-i3-su
2'. gir2-nun
3'. gab2-kas4-da
4'. e-da-se12
5'. 1(barig@c) lugal-tesz2-mu
  rest of column missing
column 4
1'. U2-U2
2'. kuruszda
3'. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) ur-{d}inanna
4'. ma2-lah5
5'. 1(barig@c) be2-su-ga2
6'. lu2# {gesz#}[szinig]
  rest of column missing
  2 columns blank
column 5
  1 line traces
  rest of column blank
  1 column missing

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Owen, David I. 1975. [MVN 03 26 (Owen1975)]

    primary


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: FLP 0026
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Urukagina_l.04.00.00 ?
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“MVN 03, 026 Artifact Entry.” 2003. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 26, 2003. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P222202.

MVN 03, 026 artifact entry (No. P222202). (2003, February 26). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P222202

MVN 03, 026 artifact entry (2003) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P222202 (Accessed: February 7, 2023).

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  • year = {2003},
  • month = {feb 26},
  • title = {MVN 03, 026 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P222202},
}

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