RA 006, 139 Enz. 1 (P247594)

Letter tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC) period and now kept in Louvre Museum, Paris, France

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Museum Collection(s)

Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Museum Number

AO 04238

Period

ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Sumerian

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1. lu2-en-na
 en: What Lu-ena,
2. sanga {d}nin-mar{ki}-ka-ke4
 en: administrator of Ninmar,
3. na-e-a
 en: says,
4. [en]-e-tar-zi
 en: to Enentarzi
5. [sanga] {d}nin-[gir2]-su-[ka]-ra
 en: administrator of Ningirsu,
6. [du11]-ga#-na#
 en: speak!
column 2
1. 1(gesz'u@c) lu2# elam{ki}
 en: 600 Elamites
2. lagasz{ki}-ta
 en: from Lagash
3. nig2-gur11 elam{ki}-sze3 i3-il2
 en: property to Elam carried;
4. lu2-en-na
 en: Lu-ena,
5. sanga
 en: administrator
6. [{d}nin-mar{ki}-ka-ke4]
 en: of Ninmar,
column 3
1. [...]-ka
 en: (with PN) of ...
2. dam-ha-ra
 en: battle
3. e-da-ak
 en: did;
4. elam-ma |GIN2.KAR2| be2-se3
 en: in Elam defeat was placed.
5. 9(gesz2@c) elam
 en: 540 Elamites
column 4
1. [...]
 en: ...
2. 1(asz@c) ur-[{d}]ba-ba6
 en: Ur-Baba,
3. lu2 dun-a
 en: ward
4. nig2-lu2-nu-tum2
 en: Nig-lu-nutum,
5. ugula simug#-ka#-[ke4]
 en: foreman of the smiths,
6. sza3-ba# mu-gal2#
 en: in their midst were
reverse
column 1
1. e2 [{d}]nin#-mar#{ki#}-ka-ka# i3-tusz
 en: in the house of Ninmar sat;
2. 5(asz@c) zabar3 ku3 luh-ha
 en: 5 bronzes of cleanned silver,
3. 2(u@c)#? [...]
 en: 20 ...
4. [...]
 en: ...
column 2
1. [...] x
 en: ...
2. 5(asz@c) tug2 nam-lugal
 en: 5 lordly garments,
3. 1(u@c) 6(asz@c) siki udu [sze] gu7-a bar udu
 en: 16 wool fleeces from barley eating sheep,
4. e#-sze3-tak4#
 en: left behind;
5. [...]
 en: ...
column 3
1. en#-[an-na-tum2]
 en: Enannatum,
2. ensi2 lagasz{ki}
 en: governor of Lagash,
3. ti-la-na
 en: in his living,
4. en-an-na-tum2-sipa-zi
 en: Enannatum-sipazi,
5. agrig
 en: the steward,
6. ti-[la]-na#
 en: in his living,
column 4
1. [...]
 en: ...
2. [nig2]-du7-na-bi
 en: its most suitable thing
3. {d}nin-mar{ki}-ra
 en: for Ninmar
4. ha-mu-na-tum3 5(|ASZxDISZ@t|)
 en: may he bring; 5th (year).

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: RA 006, 139 Enz. 1,

    [Thureau-Dangin1907-81637] Thureau-Dangin, François. 1907.

  • history: HAV p. 125 [1909],

    [sec45323] N.d.

  • history: Gregoire, La province meridionale, p. 9,

    [sec45325] N.d.

  • history: CIRPL, p. 46

    [Sollberger1956CIRPL] Sollberger, Edmond. 1956. Corpus Des Inscriptions “Royales” Présargoniques de Lagash. Geneva.

  • history: NFT,

    [Thureau-Dangin1910NFT] Cros, Gaston, and François Thureau-Dangin. 1910. Nouvelles Fouilles de Tello. Paris: Ernest Leroux.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: AO 04238
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Enannatum2.05.00.00 ?
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2015-06-12 at 09:08:39 Englund, Robert K. Atf Guerra, Dylan CDLI approved View
2015-04-25 at 17:22:26 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-09-18 at 14:30:38 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2008-10-09 at 16:05:23 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2008-06-23 at 16:16:33 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:38:20 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2004-08-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Foxvog, Daniel A.; Guerra, Dylan; Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“RA 006, 139 Enz. 1 Artifact Entry.” 2004. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 4, 2004. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247594.
RA 006, 139 Enz. 1 artifact entry (No. P247594). (2004, August 4). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247594
RA 006, 139 Enz. 1 artifact entry (2004) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247594 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
@misc{2004RA,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-16]},
	year = {2004},
	month = {aug 4},
	title = {RA 006, 139 {Enz}. 1 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247594},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247594},
}

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