USC 6668 (P235479)

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 6668

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (no image)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

47.0 × 38.0 × 16.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 4(disz) sila3 zi3 sig15
2. 2(disz) sila3 zu2-lum
3. 5(disz) sila3 esza 5(disz) sila3# zi3
4. 6(disz) sila3 zi3-gu
5. {gi}gur sal4-la
6. {d}ha-ia3-sze3#
7. 1(disz) sila3 esza 1(disz) sila3 zi3
8. ni-tam-sze3
reverse
1. 1(ban2) 2(disz) sila3# zi3 lu2#
2. ki# lu2#-{d#}x
3. kiszib3# ensi2#-ka#
4. iti# [...]
5. mu# [...]
seal 1
column 1
1. {d}szu?-{d}suen
2. lugal kal-ga
3. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
4. lugal an-ub-da limmu2-ba
column 2
1. a-a-kal-la
2. ensi2
3. umma{ki}
4. ARAD2-zu
  (according to Mayr)

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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): 47.0 high × 38.0 wide × 16.0 thick
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: USC 6668
  • Accession No.: K028

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 005881 (composite) (P458591) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) Amar-Suen.06.06.00, Šū-Suen.01.08.02

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Cite this Artifact

“USC 6668 Artifact Entry.” 1970. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). January 1, 1970. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235479.

USC 6668 artifact entry (No. P235479). (1970, January 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235479

USC 6668 artifact entry (1970) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235479 (Accessed: February 9, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-09]},
  • year = {1970},
  • month = {jan 1},
  • title = {USC 6668 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235479},
}

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