USC 6685 (P235496)

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 6685

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (labor weeding)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(gesz'u) 4(gesz2) 1(u) 7(disz) 1/2(disz) sar al 5(disz) sar-ta
2. a2-bi u4 2(gesz2) 5(u) 1(disz) 1/2(disz)-kam
3. 1(gesz'u) 2(gesz2) 2(u) 7(disz) sar al 6(disz) sar-ta
4. a2-bi u4 2(gesz2) 4(disz) 1/2(disz)-kam
5. 1(szar2) 2(gesz'u) 7(gesz2) sar {u2}kiszi17 ku5-a 2(u) sar-ta
6. a2-bi u4 4(gesz2) 2(u) 1(disz)-kam
7. 2(gesz'u) 9(gesz2) 4(u) 5(disz) sar {u2}kiszi17 ku5-a 1(u) 5(disz) sar-ta
8. a2-bi [u4 1(gesz2)] 5(u)# 9(disz)#-kam
9. 2(gesz'u)# 3(gesz2) [...]
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. 1(gesz'u)# [...]
2'. a2-bi u4# [...]
3'. 2(gesz2) 3(u) sar {u2#}x [...] 3(u) sar#-ta#
4'. a2-bi u4 5(disz)-kam
5'. 6(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3
6'. gi kesz2-ra2
7'. a2 sza3-gu4-ka
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8'. a-sza3 amar-{gesz}kiszi17#
9'. ugula ur-{d}nin-zu
10'. kiszib3 e2-gal-e#-si
11'. mu# [{d}szu]-{d#}suen# lugal
  Ozaki: SS likely since e2-gal-e-si and ugula ur-{d}nin-zu in this reign together
seal 1
1. e2-gal-e-si
2. dub-sar
3. dumu lu2-{d}szara2
4. sa12-du5-ka

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: USC 6685
  • Accession No.: K207

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Provenience Comments:

    20111230 corrected firth

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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.01.00.00
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Cite this Artifact

“USC 6685 Artifact Entry.” 1970. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). January 1, 1970. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235496.

USC 6685 artifact entry (No. P235496). (1970, January 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235496

USC 6685 artifact entry (1970) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235496 (Accessed: February 1, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-01]},
  • year = {1970},
  • month = {jan 1},
  • title = {USC 6685 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P235496},
}

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