CUSAS 35, 479 (P253776)

Administrative tablet excavated in Uncertain (mod. uncertain), dated to the ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC) period and now kept in Schøyen Collection, Oslo, Norway

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Museum Collection(s)

Schøyen Collection, Oslo, Norway

Museum Number

MS 4746

Period

ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. uncertain)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

73.0 mm × 72.0 mm × 28.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 1(asz@c) szubur
 en: 1 Šubur,
2. KA-gul
 en: the ...;
3. 1(asz@c) e2-babbar2-pa-e3#
 en: 1 Ebabbar-pa'e;
4. 1(asz@c) szesz-gesztin
 en: 1 Šeš-geštin;
5. 1(asz@c) {d}en-lil2-ak
 en: 1 Enlilak;
6. 1(asz@c) amar-samanx(|SZE.BU.NUN|)
 en: 1 Amar-saman;
column 2
1. 1(asz@c) ba-za
 en: 1 Baza,
2. ur:{d}szara2
 en: (that of) Ur-Šara;
3. 1(asz@c) en-he2:gal2
 en: 1 En-ḫegal;
4. 1(asz@c) ur:nin-gir2-su
 en: 1 Ur-Ningirsu;
5. 1(asz@c) nagar
 en: 1 Nagar;
6. 1(asz@c) HAR#?-gesztin
 en: 1 ...geštin;
7. 1(asz@c) szubur
 en: 1 Šubur,
8. sax(|SZU2.SA|)-du8-du8
 en: (that of) Sadudu;
9. 1(asz@c) pa4-NAM2
 en: 1 PaNAM;
column 3
1. 1(asz@c) ak
 en: 1 Ak(a),
2. nagar
 en: the carpenter;
3. 1(asz@c) NE#-nu-si
 en: 1 NEnusi;
4. 1(asz@c) e2-na
 en: 1 Ena;
5. 1(asz@c) u4#-bi-kur-ra
 en: 1 Ubikura;
6. 1(asz@c) ig-nu-gi4
 en: 1 Ignugi
7. SAG-ZA-SI{ki}
 en: (from) SAGZASI;
8. 1(asz@c) al6-lu5
 en: 1 Allu(lu);
column 4
1. 1(asz@c) nig2-ti
 en: 1 Nigti
2. gir2-su{ki}
 en: (from) Girsu;
3. 1(asz@c) a:zu5
 en: 1 Azu
4. lagaszx(|BURU4.LA.HU|){ki}
 en: (from) Lagaš;
5. 1(asz@c) szesz:tur
 en: 1 Šeštur,
6. simug
 en: the smith;
7. 1(asz@c) lu2-gid2
 en: 1 Lugid,
8. e2-la:lumx(LAK218)
 en: (that of) Elalum
9. UB-me{ki}
 en: (from) UBme;
reverse
column 1
  blank space
column 2
1. an#-sze3#-gu2#
 en: Total:
2. 2(u@c) 2(asz@c) ka5#:a
 en: 22 (persons under) Ka'a.
  sic, 22 individuals qualified with 1(asz@c)
  blank space

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC)
Consult word list of ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 73.0 high × 72.0 wide × 28.0 thick
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  • primary: CUSAS 35, 479

    [Bartash2017CUSAS35] Bartash, Vitali. 2017. Sumerian Administrative and Legal Documents ca. 2900-2200 BC in the Schøyen Collection. Cornell University Studies in Assyriology and Sumerology (CUSAS), Volume 35. Bethesda, Maryland: CDL Press.

  • history: CDLB 2015/2, Bartash, Vitali, CDLB 2015/002 §4

    [Bartash2015CDLB] Bartash, Vitali. 2015. “On the Sumerian UB-Meki, the Alleged ‘Umma.’” Cuneiform Digital Library Bulletin 2015 (2).

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: MS 4746
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  • Provenience: uncertain (mod. uncertain) Provenience Comments:

    CUSAS 35: (Umma region?)

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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-06-09 at 08:51:19 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2020-09-07 at 01:34:19 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2019-10-13 at 17:35:52 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2017-07-11 at 21:14:59 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-10-02 at 11:22:15 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2004-12-15 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Bartash, Vitali; Dahl, Jacob L.; Foxvog, Daniel A.; Guerra, Dylan; Johnson, J. Cale; Stadhouders, Henry CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CUSAS 35, 479 Artifact Entry.” (2004) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 9, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P253776.
CUSAS 35, 479 artifact entry (No. P253776). (2024, June 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P253776 (Original work published 2004)
CUSAS 35, 479 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P253776 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-15]},
	year = {2024},
	month = {jun 9},
	title = {CUSAS 35, 479 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P253776},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P253776},
}

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