N 1188 (P276339)

Administrative envelope excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Museum Number

N 1188

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Administrative; seals; 1 sign)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

envelope
obverse
  (most of text lost)
1. mu [...] bad3 [...]
  from tablet impressions on inside
seal 1
1. [{d}x]-{d}suen#
2. lugal# kal-[ga]
3. lugal# [uri5{ki}-ma]
  (rest illegible, probably 2 cols.)

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: Envelope Artifact type comments:

    envelope

  • Material: Clay
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
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  • Seal information:

    Hattori: (i?) 1. [{d}SZU?]-dEN.[...], 2. [lug]al-kala-[ga], 3. [luga]l-[uri]5[{ki}-ma-ke4?] (Probably 2 cols; exact number of lines unknown.)

  • Artifact comments:

    envelope


  • history: Hattori diss., p. 366 (seal)

    [Hattori2002dissertation] Hattori, Atsuko. 2002. “Texts and Impressions: A Holistic Approach to Ur III Cuneiform Tablets from the University of Pennsylvania Expeditions to Nippur.” Phdthesis, University of Pennsylvania.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: N 1188
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-01-21 at 07:48:15 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2021-08-06 at 10:40:17 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2005-10-24 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Fitzgerald, Madeleine; Peterson, Jeremiah Penn Museum CDLI approved View

Consult this artifact as presented on the website of collections and projects:

This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
dummy composite seal for unidentified seals (P533185) - -

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes: -
Cite this Artifact
“N 1188 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276339.
N 1188 artifact entry (No. P276339). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276339 (Original work published 2005)
N 1188 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276339 (Accessed: April 15, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-15]},
	year = {2023},
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	title = {N 1188 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276339},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276339},
}

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