CUNES 47-12-087 (P322305)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Department of Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Department of Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

Museum Number

CUNES 47-12-087

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (A well-written two-column tablet, concerning large numbers of fish, inspected and withdrawn.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

73.0 mm × 81.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 8(gesz2) 2(u) la2 1(disz) {ku6}kun-zi saga
2. 4(gesz2) 3(disz) {ku6}kun-zi us2
3. 3(gesz'u) 1(gesz2) {ku6}kun-zi esztub#{ku6}
4. 2(gesz'u) 8(gesz2) 5(u) 2(disz) esztub#{ku6} x sza3-bar
5. 2(gesz2) 4(u) 3(disz) suhur{ku6} sza3-bar
6. 2(gesz'u) 6(gesz2) ku6 al-dar-a
7. 1(szar'u) 8(szar2) {ku6}gir2-us2
8. [...] x x x 5(disz)# sila3#
  rest broken
column 2
1. 1(gesz'u) 7(gesz2) 1(u) 2(disz) esztub#[{ku6}] sza3#-bar
2. 1(gesz2) {ku6}kun-zi esztub{ku6}
3. e2-gal-la ku4-ra
4. 3(szar2) {ku6}gir2-us2
5. 1(u) 1(barig) 3(ban2) ku6 sze6 gur
6. zi-ga didli
7. kiszib3-bi 3(disz)-am3
8. kiszib3 ensi2-ka
9. 1(szar'u) 5(szar2) {ku6}gir2-us2 kiszib3 pa3-da#
10. x x x [...]
  rest broken
reverse
column 1
  beginning broken
1'. giri3# ti-[...]
  blank space
column 2
  beginning broken
1'. szunigin 2(gesz2) 4(u) 3(asz) 2(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz)# sila3# ku6 sze6 gur
2'. szunigin 1(asz) 1(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 i3 ku6# gur
3'. zi-ga-am3
  blank space
4'. nig2-ka9-ak nam-enku
5'. ur#-{d}utu#-ka
6'. mu sza-asz-ru{ki} a-ra2 2(disz)-kam ba-hul

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): 73.0 high × 81.0 wide
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  • Genre(s): Administrative (A well-written two-column tablet, concerning large numbers of fish, inspected and withdrawn.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CUNES 47-12-087
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.06.00.00
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2021-07-30 at 09:54:15 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2006-04-06 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Fitzgerald, Madeleine CDLI approved View

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General Notes: -
CDLI Notes:

20190816 englund: copy of P208746 = Nisaba 06, 34

Cite this Artifact
“CUNES 47-12-087 Artifact Entry.” 2006. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). April 6, 2006. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P322305.
CUNES 47-12-087 artifact entry (No. P322305). (2006, April 6). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P322305
CUNES 47-12-087 artifact entry (2006) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P322305 (Accessed: April 21, 2024).
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	year = {2006},
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	title = {CUNES 47-12-087 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P322305},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P322305},
}

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