USC 6553 (P235366)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Archaeological Research Collection, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Archaeological Research Collection, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

Museum Number

USC 6553

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (livestock ba-usz2; receipt of dead goat)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

35.0 mm × 35.0 mm × 12.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) masz2 ba-usz2
2. ki ku3-ga-ni-ta
3. kiszib3# lu2-kal-la
reverse
  seal impression
1. iti sze-sag11-ku5
2. mu us2-sa hu-uh2-nu-ri{ki}
seal 1
1. lu2-kal-la
2. dub-sar
3. dumu ur-e11-e szusz3

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 35.0 high × 35.0 wide × 12.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: complete
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: USC 6553
  • Accession No.: 313

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.08.01.00 (us2 year)
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2011-07-22 at 14:44:30 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-09-16 at 21:54:39 Brumfield, Sara atf Brumfield, Sara 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 002932.2 (composite) (P533566) - -

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes: -
Cite this Artifact
“USC 6553 Artifact Entry.” 1970. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). January 1, 1970. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235366.
USC 6553 artifact entry (No. P235366). (1970, January 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235366
USC 6553 artifact entry (1970) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235366 (Accessed: March 5, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-03-05]},
	year = {1970},
	month = {jan 1},
	title = {USC 6553 artifact entry},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235366},
}

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