Orient 55, 153 13 (P273937)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

Museum Number

Dartmouth 23-1-7208

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) sa# szum2#
2. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2# naga#
3. szesz-mu
4. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) sa# szum2#
5. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. lu2#-dingir-ra#
7. 5(disz) sila3# kasz# 5(disz) sila3# ninda# 2(disz) sa szum2#
8. 3(disz)# gin2# i3# 2(disz)# gin2# naga#
9. szesz-a-ni
10. 2(ban2)# kasz# 2(ban2) ninda# 2(disz)# sa# szum2#
11. 1(u)# gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 [naga]
12. ze2#-ze2#
reverse
1. 5(disz)# sila3# kasz# 5(disz)# sila3# [ninda] 2(disz)# [sa szum2]
2. 3(disz) gin2# i3# 2(disz)# gin2# naga#
3. a-bi2-a-ti
4. 3(disz) sila3# kasz# 2(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) sa# szum2#
5. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. nu-ur2-esz18-dar#
7. 3(disz) sila3 kasz# 2(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) sa# szum2#
8. 3(disz) gin2# i3# 2(disz) gin2# naga
9. {d}suen#-ba-ni
10. szunigin# 4(ban2) 6(disz) sila3 kasz# 4(ban2) 4(disz)# sila3# [ninda?] 1(u) 4(disz) sa# szum2#
11. 1/3(disz)# sila3 8(disz) gin2# i3#
12. 1(u) 4(disz) gin2 naga
left
1. u4 2(u) 8(disz)-kam
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2. iti sze-kar-ra-gal2-la

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Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: Orient 55, p.117-154, p. 153 13

    [Widell2020Hood] Widell, Magnus. 2020. “Ur III Economy and Bureaucracy. The Neo-Sumerian Cuneiform Tablets in the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College (I).” Orient, Report of the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan 55: 117–54.

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  • Museum No.: Dartmouth 23-1-7208
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2020-06-19 at 11:47:54 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2005-08-10 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Guerra, Dylan CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Orient 55, 153 13 Artifact Entry.” 2005. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 10, 2005. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P273937.
Orient 55, 153 13 artifact entry (No. P273937). (2005, August 10). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P273937
Orient 55, 153 13 artifact entry (2005) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P273937 (Accessed: June 23, 2024).
@misc{2005Orient,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-23]},
	year = {2005},
	month = {aug 10},
	title = {Orient 55, 153 13 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P273937},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P273937},
}

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