RIME 3/1.01.07, St B witness (P232275)

Official or display statue 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 00002

Period

Lagash II (ca. 2200-2100 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Statue

Material(s)

Igneous rock > Diorite

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Official or display (witness)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

930.0 mm

Witness

object statue
surface a
column 1
1. e2 {d}nin-gir2-su
2. lugal-na-ta
3. alan gu3-de2-a
4. ensi2
5. lagasz{ki}
6. lu2 e2-ninnu
7. in-du3-a-ke4
8. 1(asz@c) sila3 kasz
9. 1(asz@c) sila3 ninda
10. 1/2(asz@c) sila3 zi3-dub-dub
11. 1/2(asz@c) sila3 nig2-ar3-ra imgaga3
12. sa2-du11-ba gal2-la-am3
13. ensi2
14. inim bi2-ib2-gi4-gi4-a
15. me {d}nin-gir2-su-ka
16. ba-ni-ib2-la2-a
17. sa2-du11-na
18. e2 {d}nin-gir2-su-ka-ta
19. inim he2-eb2-gi4
20. du11-du11-ni he2-kesz2
column 2
1. {d}nin-gir2-su
2. ur-sag kal-ga
3. {d}en-lil2-la2-ra
4. gu3-de2-a
5. mu gil-sa
6. ensi2
7. lagasz{ki}
8. sipa sza3-ge pa3-da
9. {d}nin-gir2-su-ka-ke4
10. igi zi bar-ra
11. {d}nansze-ke4
12. a2 szum2-ma
13. {d}nin-dar-a-ke4
14. lu2 inim-ma se3-ga
15. {d}ba-ba6-ke4
16. dumu tu-da
17. {d}ga2-tum3-du10-ke4
18. nam-nir-gal2 gidri mah szum2-ma
19. {d}ig-alim-ka-ke4
column 3
1. zi-sza3-gal2-la szu dagal du11-ga
2. {d}szul-sza3-ga-ka-ke4
3. sag zi ukken-na pa e3-a
4. {d}nin-gesz-zi-da
5. dingir-ra-na-ke4
6. u4 {d}nin-gir2-su-ke4
7. iri-ni-sze3 igi zi im-szi-bar-ra
8. gu3-de2-a
9. sipa zi-sze3 kalam-ma ba-ni-pa3-da
10. sza3 lu2 1(szar'u@v)-ta
11. szu-ni ba-ta-an-dab5-ba-a
12. iri mu-ku3 izi im-ma-ta-la2
13. {gesz}u3-szub mu-gar
14. sig4 masz-e bi2-pa3
15. lu2 uzug5-ga ni2 gal2
column 4
1. lu2 si gi4-a
2. gesz3 bir2
3. munus kin du11-ga
4. iri im-ta-e3
5. dusu-bi munus-e nu-il2
6. sag-ur-sag-e mu-na-du3
7. e2 {d}nin-gir2-su-ka
8. eridu{ki}-gin7
9. ki sikil-la bi2-du3
10. usan3 la-ba-sag3
11. {kusz}a2-si la-ba-sag3
12. ama dumu-ne2 nig2 nu ma-ni-ra
13. szagina
14. nu-banda3
15. ugula
16. lu2-zi-ga
17. kin-a gub-ba-ba
18. siki {gesz}garig2-ak
19. nam-sag3 szu-ba mu-gal2-am3
column 5
1. ki-mah iri-ka al nu-gar
2. ad8 ki nu-tum2
3. gala-e balag nu-du er2 nu-ta-e3
4. ama-er2-ke4 er2 nu-bi2-du11
5. ki-sur-ra
6. lagasz{ki}-ka
7. lu2 di tuku
8. ki nam-erim2-sze3
9. lu2 nu-gen
10. lu2 ur5-ra
11. e2 lu2-ka nu-kux(KWU634)
12. {d}nin-gir2-su
13. lugal-a-ni
14. nig2-du7-e pa mu-na-e3
15. e2-ninnu anzu2{muszen}-babbar2-ra-ni
16. mu-na-du3
17. ki-be2 mu-na-gi4
18. sza3-ba gi-gun4 ki-ag2-ni
19. szim erin-na
20. mu-na-ni-du3
21. u4 e2 {d}nin-gir2-su-ka
22. mu-du3-a
23. {d}nin-gir2-su
24. lugal ki-ag2-ni-e
25. a-ab-ba igi-nim-ta
26. a-ab-ba sig-ga-sze3
27. giri3-bi gal2 mu-na-tak4
28. ama-a-num2 hur-sag erin-ta
29. [{gesz}]erin
30. [gid2]-bi 1(gesz2) kusz3
31. [{gesz}]erin
32. [gid2]-bi 5(u) kusz3
33. [{gesz}]taskarin
34. gid2-bi 2(u) 5(disz) kusz3
35. ad-sze3 mu-ak-ak
36. kur-bi im-ta-e11
37. szar2-ur3 a-ma-ru me3-ka-ni
38. mu-na-du3
39. szar2-gaz {uruda}gag igi-imin
40. mu-na-du3
41. {uruda}gag dur10-da-ka-ni
42. mu-na-du3
43. {uruda}gag dur10 al-lu5-ni
44. mu-na-du3
45. {gesz}erin-bi
46. ig gal-sze3
47. mu-dim2
48. ul ku3-ga mi-ni-gun3
49. e2-ninnu-a
50. mu-na-lah4
51. e2-mah ki a-sig de2-da-na
52. gesz-ur3-sze3 mu-na-gar
53. iri ur-su{ki}
54. hur-sag eb-la-ta
55. {gesz}za-ba-lum
56. {gesz}u3-suh5 gal-gal
57. {gesz}tu-lu-bu-um gesz kur
58. ad-sze3 mu-ak-ak
column 6
1. e2-ninnu-a
2. gesz-ur3-sze3 mu-na-gar
3. u3-ma-num2
4. hur-sag me-nu-a-ta
5. bu3-sal-la
6. hur-sag mar-tu-ta
7. {na4}na gal
8. im-ta-e11
9. na-ru2-a-sze3
10. mu-dim2
11. kisal e2-ninnu-ka
12. mu-na-ni-du3
13. ti-da-num2
14. hur-sag mar-tu-ta
15. gesznux(SZIR)-gal lagab-bi-a
16. mi-ni-de6
17. ur-pad-da-sze3
18. mu-na-dim2-dim2
19. sag-gul-sze3
20. e2-a mi-ni-si-si
21. abul-at{ki}
22. hur-sag ki-masz-ka
23. uruda mu-ni-ba-al
24. szita2 ub-e nu-il2-sze3
25. mu-na-dim2
26. kur me-luh-ha
27. {gesz}esi im-ta-e11
28. mu-na-du3
29. lagab nir3
30. im-ta-e11
31. szita2 ur sag esz8-sze3
32. mu-na-dim2
33. ku3-sig17 sahar-ba
34. hur-sag ha-hu-um-ta
35. im-ta-e11
36. szita2 ur sag esz8-a
37. mu-na-gar
38. ku3-sig17 sahar-ba
39. kur me-luh-ha-ta
40. im-ta-e11
41. e2-mar-uru5-sze3
42. mu-na-dim2
43. ab2-ri
44. im-ta-e11
45. gu-bi-in{ki}
46. kur {gesz}ha-lu-ub2-ta
47. {gesz}ha-lu-ub2
48. im-ta-e11
49. muszen szar2-ur3-sze3
50. mu-na-dim2
51. ma-ad-ga{ki}
52. hur-sag i7 lu2-ru-da-ta
53. esir2 gu2 1(szar'u@v)
54. im-ta-e11
55. ki-sa2 e2-ninnu-ka
56. mu-ni-du3
57. {im}ha-um
58. im-ta-e11
59. hur-sag bar-me-ta
60. {na4}na lu-a
61. ma2 gal-gal-a
62. im-mi-si-si
63. ur2 e2-ninnu-ka mu-na-ni-gur
64. {gesz}tukul iri an-sza-an elam{ki}
65. mu-sag3
66. nam-ra-ak-bi
67. {d}nin-gir2-su-ra
68. e2-ninnu-a
69. mu-na-ni-kux(KWU634)
70. gu3-de2-a
71. ensi2
72. lagasz{ki}-ke4
73. u4 e2-ninnu
74. {d}nin-gir2-su-ra mu-na-du3-a
76. gil-sa im-mi-ak
77. e2 ur5-gin7 dim2-ma
column 7
1. ensi2 asz-e
2. {d}nin-gir2-su-ra
3. nu-na-du3
4. na-mu-du3
5. mu mu-sar
6. nig2-du7 pa bi2-e3
7. du11-du11-ga
8. {d}nin-gir2-su-ka-ke4
9. szu zi im-mi-gar
10. kur ma2-gan{ki}-ta
11. {na4}esi im-ta-e11
12. alan-na-sze3
13. mu-du2
14. lugal-mu
15. e2-a-ni
16. mu-na-du3
17. nam-ti nig2-ba-mu
18. mu-sze3 mu-na-sa4
19. e2-ninnu-a
20. mu-na-ni-kux(KWU634)
21. gu3-de2-a
22. alan-e
23. inim im-ma-szum2-mu
24. alan lugal-mu
25. u3-na-du11
26. u4 e2-ninnu
27. e2 ki-ag2-ga2-ni
28. mu-na-du3-a
29. ur5 mu-du8 szu szu mu-luh
30. u4 7(asz@c)-am3 sze la-ba-ar3
31. geme2 nin-a-ni mu-da-sa2-am3
32. ARAD2-de3
33. lugal-ni za3 mu-da-gub-am3
34. iri-ga2 u2-sig-ni
35. za3-ba mu-da-nu2-am3
36. nig2-erim2 e2-bi-a
37. im-mi-gi4
38. nig2-gi-gi-na
39. {d}nansze
40. {d}nin-gir2-su-ka-sze3
41. en3 im-ma-szi-tar
42. nu-siki lu2 nig2-tuku nu-mu-na-gar
43. na-ma-su lu2 a2-tuku nu-mu-na-gar
44. e2 dumu-nita2 nu-tuku
45. dumu-munus-bi i3-bi2-la-ba
46. mi-ni-kux(KWU634)
47. alan-na
48. inim-sze3 im-ma-dab5
49. alan-e
50. u3 ku3 nu za-gin3 nu-ga-am3
51. u3 uruda nu u3 nagga nu
52. zabar nu
53. kin-ga2 lu2 nu-ba-ga2-ga2
54. {na4}esi-am3
55. ki-a-nag-e ha-ba-gub
56. nig2 a2 zi-ga-ka
57. lu2 nam-mi-gul-e
58. alan igi-zu
59. {d}nin-gir2-su-ka-kam
60. alan
61. gu3-de2-a
column 8
1. ensi2
2. lagasz{ki}-ka
3. lu2 e2-ninnu
4. {d}nin-gir2-su-ka
5. in-du3-a
6. lu2 e2-ninnu-ta
7. im-ta-ab-e3-e3-a
8. mu-sar-ra-bi
9. szu ib2-ta-ab-ur3-a
10. lu2 ib2-ze-re-a
11. za3-mu du10-ka
12. lu2 dingir-mu-gin7
13. dingir-ra-ni
14. {d}nin-gir2-su
15. lugal-mu
16. ug3-ga2 gu3 u3-na-de2-a
17. di ku5-a-ga2
18. szu i3-ib2-bala-e-a
19. nig2-ba-ga2
20. ba-a-gi4-gi4-da
21. en3-du ka kesz2-ra2-mu
22. mu-mu u3-ta-gar
23. mu-ni ba-ga2-ga2
24. kisal {d}nin-gir2-su lugal-ga2-ka
25. esz3 gar-ra-bi bi2-ib2-tak4-tak4-a
26. igi-ni-sze3 nu-tuku-a
27. u4 ul-li2-ta
28. numun i-a-ta
29. ensi2
30. lagasz{ki}
31. e2-ninnu
32. {d}nin-gir2-su
33. lugal-mu
34. u3-na-du3-a
35. lu2 nig2-du7-e pa e3-a-am3
36. inim-inim-ni
37. lu2 nu-u3-kur2-e
38. di ku5-a-na szu nu-bala-e
39. gu3-de2-a
40. ensi2
41. lagasz{ki}-ka
42. lu2 inim-ni ib2-kur2-a
43. di ku5-a-na szu i3-ib2-bala-e-a
44. an-e
45. {d}en-lil2-e
46. {d}nin-hur-sag-ke4
47. {d}en-ki du11-ga zi-da-ke4
48. {d}suen mu-ni lu2 nu-du8-de3
49. {d}nin-gir2-su
50. lugal {gesz}tukul-ke4
51. {d}nansze
52. nin in-dub-ba-ke4
53. {d}nin-dar-a
54. lugal ur-sag-e
55. ama lagasz{ki}
56. ku3 {d}ga2-tum3-du10-e
57. {d}ba-ba6
58. nin dumu-sag an-na-ke4
59. {d}inanna
60. nin me3-ke4
61. {d}utu
62. lugal ni-se3-ga-ke4
63. {d}hendur-sag
64. nimgir kalam-ma-ke4
65. {d}ig-alim-ke4
66. {d}szul-sza3-ga-na-ke4
67. {d}nin-mar{ki}
column 9
1. dumu-sag {d}nansze-ke4
2. {d}dumu-zi-abzu
3. nin ki-nu-nir{ki}-ke4
4. dingir-mu {d}nin-gesz-zi-da-ke4
5. nam-tar-ra-ni he2-dab6-kur2-ne
6. gu4-gin7
7. u4-bar7-na he2-gaz
8. am-gin7
9. a2 husz-na he2-dab5
10. {gesz}dur2-gar lu2 mu-na-gub-a-ni
11. sahar-ra he2-em-ta-tusz
12. tukumx(|SZU.TUR|)-bi
13. mu-bi szu ur3-de3
14. gesztu2 he2-em-szi-gub
15. mu-ni e2 dingir-ra-na-ta
16. dub-ta he2-em-ta-gar
17. dingir-ra-ne2
18. ug3 ga2-ra-a igi na-szi-bar-re
19. szeg7 an-na he2-da-a-gi4
20. a ki-a he2-da-a-gi4
21. mu nu-gal2-la ha-mu-na-ta-e3
22. bala-a-na sze-gar he2-gal2
23. lu2-bi
24. lu2 lu2 si-sa2-ra nig2-erim2 ak-gin7
24. til-bi an-na ur3-ru14 he2-mi-gal2
26. szu na-ni-ba-re
27. gaba-gal2 dingir-re-ne-ka
28. en {d}nin-gir2-su-ka
29. nam-mah-a-ni
30. kalam-e he2-zu-zu

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  • Artifact type: Statue Artifact type comments:

    statue, sitting with building plan on lap

  • Material: Igneous rock > Diorite
  • Measurements (mm): 930.0 high
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: --
  • Condition Description: head missing
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

    statue, sitting with building plan on lap


  • primary: RIME 3/1, 01.07, St B witness

    [Edzard1997RIME3/1] Edzard, Dietz Otto. 1997. Gudea and His Dynasty. Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia, vol. 3/1. University of Toronto Press.

  • history: MDOG 98 (pp. 24 - 45), 31, no. 08

    [Heinrich1967MDOG98] Heinrich, Ernst, and Ursula Seidl. 1967. “Grundrisszeichnungen Aus Den Alten Orient.” Mitteilungen Der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft Zu Berlin, no. 98: 24–45.

  • history: FAOS 9/1, p. 156-79, 9/2, p. 6-38, Gudea Statue B [1991]

    [Steible1991FAOS9/1] Steible, Horst. 1991. Die Neusumerischen Bau- Und Weihinschriften. Freiburger Altorientalische Studien 9/1.

  • citation: Johansen, Mesopotamia 6, p. 10, pls. 19-22 [1978],

    [sec35136] N.d.

  • citation: Colbow Rundplastik, pp. 122-24 [1987],

    [sec35137] N.d.

  • citation: Klein, Fs. Sjöberg, p. 294-99 [1989],

    [sec35138] N.d.

  • citation: Braun-Holzinger, HSAO 3, p. 263, St 108 [1991],

    [sec35139] N.d.

  • citation: Heimpel, JCS 48 [1996],

    [sec35141] N.d.

  • citation: Suter, CM 17, p. 328 [2000],

    [sec35142] N.d.

  • citation: Kose, BaM 31, 418-20 [2000],

    [sec35143] N.d.

  • citation: Selz, Fs. Haas, pp. 383-93 [2001],

    [sec35144] N.d.

  • citation: Averbeck, in Chavalas, ed., The Ancient Near East, pp. 47-50 (translation) [2006],

    [sec35145] N.d.

  • citation: Heimpel, JCS 61, pp. 26-28 [2009],

    [sec35146] N.d.

  • citation: MDOG 126 (pp. 81-104), pp. 81-104

    [Steible1994MDOG126] Steible, Horst. 1994. “Versuch Einer Chronologie Der Statuen Des Gudea von Lagaš.” Mitteilungen Der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft Zu Berlin, no. 126: 81–104.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: AO 00002
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
  • Elevation:
  • Stratigraphic Level:
  • Excavation No:
  • Findspot Square:
  • Findspot Comments:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-04-29 at 16:33:29 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-04-29 at 15:15:19 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-04-29 at 15:09:07 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-06-14 at 22:28:20 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2020-02-08 at 02:17:09 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2012-09-20 at 14:03:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2012-09-20 at 13:32:47 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2012-09-18 at 16:24:21 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2012-02-18 at 09:08:01 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2012-01-13 at 13:10:57 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2012-01-13 at 09:11:23 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2011-12-24 at 09:52:38 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2011-12-15 at 10:23:32 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2008-07-14 at 01:34:33 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:36:05 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2003-08-25 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View

Consult this artifact as presented on the website of collections and projects:

This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
RIME 3/1.01.07, St B composite (P431884) View the score

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes:

20190131 firth: BM 091025 = plaster cast

Cite this Artifact
“RIME 3/1.01.07, St B Witness Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). April 29, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P232275.
RIME 3/1.01.07, St B witness artifact entry (No. P232275). (2024, April 29). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P232275 (Original work published 2003)
RIME 3/1.01.07, St B witness artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P232275 (Accessed: May 20, 2024).
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