CUSAS 03, 0337 (P322748)

Administrative tablet excavated in Garšana (mod. uncertain), 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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Department of Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

Museum Number

CUNES 48-07-020

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Garšana (mod. uncertain)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Delivery of bricks.#)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

115.0 mm × 55.0 mm × 25.0 mm

tablet
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1. 2(gesz2)# 3(u) sig4#
 en: 150 bricks
2. la#-ma#-za#-tum#?
 en: by Lamazatum,
3. 5(gesz2)# x-x-x
 en: 300 by ...,
4. 4(gesz2)# x-x-num2
 en: 240 by ...-num,
5. ($ blank space $) 1(gesz'u) 1(gesz2)# 3(u)#
 en: 690,
6. nam#-1(u) la-ma#-za#-tum#
 en: 10-(troop) of Lamazatum;
7. 7(gesz2)# 3(u)# x-x-x
 en: 450, x,
8. 2(gesz2) 3(u) ha-an-du#-u2
 en: 150 by Handu,
9. 5(gesz2) a-na-he-pa2-at
 en: 300 by Ana-hepat,
10. ($ blank space $) 1(gesz'u) 5(gesz2)
 en: 900,
11. nam-1(u) sza-at-bi-zi-il
 en: 10-(troop) of Šat-bizil;
12. 6(gesz2) i-ti-rum
 en: 360 by Ana-hepat,
13. 1(gesz'u) a-di?-ti
 en: 600 by Aditi,
14. 7(gesz2) a-bu-um-dingir
 en: 420 by Abum-ilum,
15. 5(gesz2)# [ha]-bu-ri-tum
 en: 300 by Haburitum,
16. 5(gesz2) esz18#-dar#-um-mi
 en: 300 by Ištar-ummi,
17. 1(gesz'u)# [ta]-tu3-ri
 en: 600 by Taturi,
18. 6(gesz2) i3-li2#-dum#-qi2
 en: 360 by Ili-dumqi,
19. 3(gesz2) 3(u) e2#-a-nu-uh3-szi#
 en: 210 by Ea-nuhši,
20. ($ blank space $) 5(gesz'u) 2(gesz2) 3(u)
 en: 3150,
21. nam-1(u) ud-du-ru-um
 en: 10-(troop) of Uddurum;
  blank space
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1. szunigin 6(disz) 1/2(disz) sar 5(disz)! gin2 sig4#
 en: together: 6 1/2 sar 5 shekels of brick,
  calculation: ((690 + 900 + 3150 =) 4740)/720 = 6 35/60
2. us2-bi 1(gesz2) ninda
 en: the length involved: 60 ninda,
3. a2 3(gesz2)-ta#
 en: labor of 180 (bricks per workday),
4. geme2-bi 2(u) 3(disz) 1/3(disz) 3(disz) gin2 u4 1(disz)-sze3
 en: the female laborers involved: 23 1/3 days 3 shekels,
  calculation: 4740/180 = 26 20/60 (text: 23 23/60)
5. sze 3(disz) sila3-ta ba#-hun
 en: hired at 3 sila3 barley each (workday),
6. sze-bi 1(barig) 1(ban2) 9(disz) sila3#
 en: the barley involved: 1 barig 1 ban2 9 sila3,
  calculation: (26 20/60) × 3 = 79
7. a2 sig4 ga6-ga2
 en: labor of brick transportation,
8. mu-kux(DU)
 en: delivery
9. e2-ki-ba-gar-ra
 en: for the replacement house of
10. en {d}inanna-gal
 en: of the priest of Inanna-gal;
11. ba-zi ugula
 en: Bazi is the foreman;
12. giri3 {d}iszkur-illat#
 en: via Adda-tillati,
13. u3 puzur4-{d}nin-kar#-ke3
 en: and Puzrum-Ninkarke,
14. sza3 gar-sza-an-na#{ki#}
 en: in Garšana;
15. iti# ezem-an#-na
 en: month: “Festival of An,”
16. mu# {d#}szu#-{d#}suen# lugal#-[e] na#-ru2-a-mah# {d#}en#-lil2# {d#}nin-lil2#-ra# mu#-ne#-[du3]
 en: year: “Šu-Suen, the king, erected great-stele for Enlil and Ninlil.”

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 115.0 high × 55.0 wide × 25.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: complete
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    unsealed

  • Artifact comments:


  • primary: CUSAS 3, 337

    [Owen2007CUSAS3] Owen, David I., and Rudolf H. Mayr. 2007. The Garšana Archives. Cornell University Studies in Assyriology and Sumerology (CUSAS), Volume 3. Bethesda, Maryland: CDL Press.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CUNES 48-07-020
  • Accession No.:

  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.06.11.00 ?
  • Alternative Years:
  • Date Comments:
  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2017-03-03 at 09:52:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-07-28 at 14:24:34 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-11-18 at 22:51:30 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:53:04 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:43:02 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:50:23 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2006-04-06 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Fitzgerald, Madeleine CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CUSAS 03, 0337 Artifact Entry.” 2006. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). April 6, 2006. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P322748.
CUSAS 03, 0337 artifact entry (No. P322748). (2006, April 6). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P322748
CUSAS 03, 0337 artifact entry (2006) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P322748 (Accessed: April 25, 2024).
@misc{2006CUSAS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-25]},
	year = {2006},
	month = {apr 6},
	title = {CUSAS 03, 0337 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P322748},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P322748},
}

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