NATN p. 59 catalogue (P276347)

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 1196

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Seals; 3 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

envelope
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. [...] KAL [...]
2'. puzur4-[i3-li2]
3'. szu# ba#-[ti]
  rest broken
reverse
  broken
seal 1
column 1
1. [{d}x-{d}]suen#
2. [...] kal-ga
3. [lugal] uri5#{ki}-ma
4. puzur4#-i3-li2
column 2
1. x [...]
2. dumu# ur#-[...]
3. ensi2#
4. nibru#{ki#}-ka#?]
5. ARAD2-[zu]
  outside of the cartouche

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
  • Condition Description: center
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  • Artifact comments:

    envelope


  • primary: NATN, p. 59

    [Owen1982NATN] Owen, David I. 1982. Neo-Sumerian Archival Texts Primarily from Nippur in the University Museum, the Oriental Institute and the Iraq Museum (NATN). Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns.

    catalogue


  • history: Hattori diss., p. 316 (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.

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  • Museum No.: N 1196
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
  • Elevation:
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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
2020-09-23 at 11:28:46 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

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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
“NATN p. 59 Catalogue Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276347.
NATN p. 59 catalogue artifact entry (No. P276347). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276347 (Original work published 2005)
NATN p. 59 catalogue artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276347 (Accessed: April 19, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276347},
}

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