LoC 011 (P272539)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA

Museum Number

LoC 011

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

150.0 mm × 95.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 7(disz) kusz gu4
2. 6(disz) kusz gu4 mu 2(asz)
3. kusz ansze
  erasure before kusz
4. ki unu3 {d}szara2-ke4-ne-ta
5. 3(disz) kusz gu4
6. ki ur-e11-e szusz3-ta
7. 3(u) kusz gu4 lah5
8. ki lugal-a2-zi-da-ta
9. 1(u) la2 1(disz) kusz gu4
10. 3(disz) kusz amar gu4
11. kusz ansze
  erasure before kusz
12. ki engar-e-ne-ta
13. 1(u) 2(disz) kusz gu4 sa2-du11
  blank space
14. mu us2-sa a#-[ra2] 3(disz@t)-kam si-mu-ru-[um{ki}] ba-hul#
15. 3(u) la2 2(disz@t) kusz gu4
16. 1(u) 1(disz) kusz gu4 mu 3(asz)
17. 2(u) la2 1(disz) kusz gu4 mu 2(asz)
18. kusz ansze
  erasure before kusz
19. ki unu3 {d}szara2-ke4-ne-ta
20. 3(disz) kusz gu4
21. 2(disz) kusz gu4 mu 3(asz)
22. [4(disz)] kusz# gu4# mu 2(asz)
23. [ki ur]-e11#-e [szusz3]-ta#
bottom
1. [2(disz) 1(u) 7(disz@v)]
  place value, for 137 hides
column 2
1. kusz ansze
  erasure before kusz
2. ki engar-e-ne-ta
3. 3(u) la2 1(disz) kusz gu4 lah5
4. ki lugal-a2-zi-da-ta
5. 2(u) la2 1(disz) kusz gu4
6. ki ba-sa6-ta
7. 1(u) 3(disz) kusz gu4 sa2-du11
  blank space
8. mu an-sza-an{ki} ba-hul
9. 3(u) 2(disz) kusz gu4
10. 6(disz) kusz gu4 mu 3(asz)
11. 1(u) 4(disz) kusz gu4 mu 2(asz)
12. kusz ansze
  erasure before kusz
13. ki unu3 {d}szara2-ke4-ne-ta
14. [3(disz)?] kusz gu4
15. [3(disz)?] kusz gu4 mu 3(asz)
16. 4(disz) kusz# gu4 mu 2(asz)
17. ki ur#-e11#-e szusz3-ta
18. 5(u) kusz gu4
19. 3(disz)# kusz gu4 mu 2(asz)
20. 2(disz)# kusz# gu4 mu 1(asz)
21. kusz ansze
  erasure before kusz
22. ki engar-e-ne-ta
23. 1(u) 3(disz) kusz gu4 sa2-du11
24. 6(disz) kusz gu4 lah5
25. ki lugal-a2-zi-da-ta
bottom
1. 3(disz) 1(u) 7(disz@v)
  place value, for 197 hides
column 3
1. 3(disz) kusz# gu4
2. ki ba-sa6-ta
  blank space
3. mu us2-sa an-sza-an{ki} ba-hul
4. 3(u) 2(disz) kusz gu4
5. 1(u) 2(disz) kusz gu4 mu 3(asz)
6. 2(u) 3(disz) kusz gu4 mu 2(asz)
7. ($ blank space $) ansze
8. ki unu3 {d}szara2-ke4-ne-ta
9. 1(u) kusz gu4
10. 5(disz) kusz gu4 mu 3(asz)
11. ki ur-e11-e-ta
12. 3(u) 2(disz) kusz gu4 lah5
13. ki lugal-a2-zi-da-ta
14. 1(u) la2 1(disz) kusz gu4
15. ki ba-sa6-ta
16. 1(u) 2(disz) kusz gu4 sa2-du11
17. 2(u) 2(disz) kusz gu4
18. 5(disz) kusz gu4 mu 3(asz)
19. 7(disz)# kusz gu4 mu 2(asz)
20. 8(disz) kusz gu4 mu 1(asz)
21. kusz ansze
  erasure before kusz
22. ki engar-e-ne-ta
  blank space
23. mu {d}nanna kar-zi-da
bottom
1. 3(disz)
  place value exact, for 180 hides
reverse
column 1
  blank space
1. szunigin 8(gesz2) 3(u) 4(disz) kusz gu4 hi-a
2. sza3-bi-ta
  blank space
column 2
  blank space
column 3
  blank space
1. nig2-ka9-ak kusz gu4
2. mu 4(disz)-kam
  blank space

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): 150.0 high × 95.0 wide
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: LoC 011
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
  • Elevation:
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  • Excavation No:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Period Comments:

    EOB?

  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.33.00.00, Šulgi.34.00.00, Šulgi.35.00.00, Šulgi.36.00.00 (us2 year)
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2017-03-03 at 09:54:06 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:19:06 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:16:41 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:14:16 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-05-05 at 09:54:05 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-03-13 at 12:44:08 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:46:06 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-04-12 at 16:53:26 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2005-06-02 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“LoC 011 Artifact Entry.” 2005. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 2, 2005. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272539.
LoC 011 artifact entry (No. P272539). (2005, June 2). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272539
LoC 011 artifact entry (2005) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272539 (Accessed: May 27, 2024).
@misc{2005LoC,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-27]},
	year = {2005},
	month = {jun 2},
	title = {LoC 011 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272539},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272539},
}

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M1  - 2024/5/27/
TI  - LoC 011 artifact entry
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