ATU 7, pl. 014, W 19408,76+ (P003118)

Tablet excavated in Uruk (mod. Warka), dated to the Uruk IV (ca. 3350-3200 BC) period and now kept in German Archaeological Institute, Berlin, Germany

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Museum Collection(s)

German Archaeological Institute, Berlin, Germany

Museum Number

HD: W 19408,76+

Period

Uruk IV (ca. 3350-3200 BC)

Provenience

Uruk (mod. Warka)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

-

Language(s)

Undetermined

Measurements

89.0 mm × 65.0 mm × 31.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 2(N48) , 1(N57)
 en: 1200 (ninda, ca. 6m), the (first) length,
2. 2(N48)# , [1(N57)]
 en: 1200, the (second) length;
column 2
1. 1(N48) 5(N34)# 3(N14)# , 1(N58)
 en: 930, the (first) width,
2. [1(N48)] 4(N34)# 3(N14)# , 1(N58)
 en: 870, the (second) width.
  calculation (implied): (1200 + 1200)/2 × (930 + 870)/2 = 10,800 iku = 10 šar2
reverse
column 1
1. [1(N48)] 6(N34)# [3(N14)] , 1(N57)#
 en: 990, the (first) length,
2. 2(N48) 3(N34)# 3(N14)# , [1(N57)]
 en: 1410, the (second) length;
column 2
1. 2(N48)# [1(N34) 2(N14)] , [1(N58)]
 en: 1280, the (first) width,
2. 8(N34)# 4(N14) , 1(N58)
 en: 520, the (second) width.
  calculation (implied): (990 + 1410)/2 × (1280 + 520)/2 = 10,800 iku = 10 šar2

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 89.0 high × 65.0 wide × 31.0 thick
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  • Genre(s):
  • This text is a school text.
  • Language(s): Undetermined


  • primary: ATU 7, pl. 14, W 19408,76+

    [Englund2001ATU7] Englund, Robert K., and Hans J. Nissen. 2001. Archaische Verwaltungstexte Aus Uruk. Die Heidelberger Sammlung. Archaische Texte Aus Uruk, Band 7. Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

    89x65x31 - s. W 19408,1 - ATU 2, Taf. 59 - Frühe Schrift, S. 98, Nr. 12.3 - J. Friberg, AfO 44/45 (1997/98) 10 - R. Englund, OBO 160/1, 210 fig. 85 - der Text repräsentiert den ältesten bekannten Schultext aus Babylonien, mit Rechenübungen über irreal große Fel


  • history: Englund, OBO 160/1, p. 210 fig. 85

    [Englund1998OBO160/1] Englund, Robert K. 1998. “Texts from the Late Uruk Period.” In Annäherungen 1: Mesopotamien. Späturuk-Zeit Und Frühdynastische Zeit, edited by Pascal Attinger and Markus Wäfler, 13–233. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 160/1. Freiburg Schweiz: Universitätsverlag.

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  • history: AfO 44/45 (pp. 1-58), 10

    [Friberg1997AfO44] Friberg, Jöran. 1997/98. “Round and Almost Round Numbers in Proto-Literate Metro-Mathematical Field Texts.” Archiv Für Orientforschung 44/45: 1–58.

    discussion of text


  • history: ATU 2, pl. 59

    [Green1987ATU2] Green, Margaret W., and Hans J. Nissen. 1987. Zeichenliste Der Archaischen Texte Aus Uruk. Archaische Texte Aus Uruk, Band 2. Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

  • history: Frühe Schrift, p. 98, no. 12.3

    [Nissen1991FrüheSchrift] Nissen, Hans J., Peter Damerow, and Robert K. Englund. 1991. Frühe Schrift Und Techniken Der Wirtschaftsverwaltung Im Alten Vorderen Orient. Informationsspeicherung Und -Verarbeitung Vor 5000 Jahren. Franzbecker.

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  • Museum No.: HD: W 19408,76+
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  • Provenience: Uruk (mod. Warka)
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  • Excavation No: W 19408,76 + 70b + frags.
  • Findspot Square: Nb XVI,3
  • Findspot Comments:

    im Schnitt unter der Seleukidenmauer und unter der letzten Riemchenüberbauung.Auf einem Pflaster aus Ziegelbruch

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-07-22 at 14:41:50 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-07-03 at 09:17:18 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-06-08 at 08:38:45 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-07-03 at 11:38:52 Jagersma, Bram Artifact Jagersma, Bram Jagersma, Bram approved View
2018-02-12 at 09:17:02 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-10-07 at 09:12:34 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-10-03 at 12:06:22 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-10-03 at 12:05:33 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-02-07 at 11:47:56 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-02-07 at 10:53:14 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2007-02-02 at 13:57:22 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:12:17 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“ATU 7, Pl. 014, W 19408,76+ Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). July 22, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P003118.
ATU 7, pl. 014, W 19408,76+ artifact entry (No. P003118). (2024, July 22). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P003118 (Original work published 2001)
ATU 7, pl. 014, W 19408,76+ artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P003118 (Accessed: July 23, 2024).
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	year = {2024},
	month = {jul 22},
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	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P003118},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P003118},
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