CUSAS 11, 186 (P323053)

Administrative tablet excavated in Adab (mod. Bismaya), dated to the Old Akkadian (ca. 2340-2200 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 48-10-037

Period

Old Akkadian (ca. 2340-2200 BC)

Provenience

Adab (mod. Bismaya)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (long list of allotment of barley rations (from 2 gur 2 bariga to 4 ban2))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

118.0 mm × 119.0 mm × 24.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 2(asz@c) 2(barig@c) ziz2-ba
2. he2-{d}esz-pesz
3. 2(asz@c) 2(barig@c) lukur
4. 1(asz@c) 2(barig@c) na-pa2-lu5
5. 1(asz@c)# ur-e2#-igi-nim
6. 1(asz@c) ama-{d}gir2#-su3
7. 1(asz@c) nin-dab5-x
8. 1(asz@c) TAR-ta#
9. 1(asz@c) ha-nu-nu#
10. 1(asz@c) lugal-[...]
11. 1(asz@c) en-lu5-lu5
12. 1(asz@c) ur-e2
13. 1(asz@c) sagi-mah
14. 1(asz@c) ur-gal
15. 1(asz@c) KA-ku3
column 2
1. 1(asz@c) en-il2-lu2#?-ni
2. 1(asz@c) tu-tu
3. szesz lugal-ezem
4. 1(asz@c) en-edin-ne2
5. nu-esz3
6. 1(asz@c) ur-szubur
7. [...] mes-ab-zu
8. 2(barig@c) gala nar
9. 2(barig@c) sze3-ni-su
10. [...] masz
11. [...]-uszur4#-re2
12. [...]-zi#?-nig2-du10
13. [...] ur-tilla2#
14. [...]-KI
15. [...]-x-NI
16. [...] gissu#
17. 2(barig@c) [giri3]-ne2
18. [...]-sza3
19. igi a-ka-ka
20. 2(barig@c) du-du nu-banda3
column 3
1. 2(barig@c) ur-gu aszgab
2. 2(barig@c) szesz-ki-na
3. 2(barig@c) gala
4. 2(barig@c) lugal-KA tug2-du8
5. 2(barig@c) lugal-ku3
6. 2(barig@c) ur-nu
7. 2(barig@c) gissu lu2 gada
8. 2(barig@c) me-lam2-x
9. 2(barig@c) nin-ma-tum2#
10. 2(barig@c) e2-i3-gara2
11. nu-esz3
12. 2(barig@c) lugal-nig2 a-zu5
13. 2(barig@c) da-da
14. nu-esz3
15. 2(barig@c) ur-gu muhaldim
16. 2(barig@c) ur-gu nar
17. 2(barig@c) tul2-ta
18. 2(barig@c) a-gesztin
19. 2(barig@c) gal-i3-li2
column 4
1. 2(barig@c) ur-{d}szuruppakx(|SU.LAM.KUR.RU|)-da
  blank space
2. 1(barig@c) ka5-a unu3
3. 1(barig@c) e2-ki-na2
4. 1(barig@c) du-du
5. 1(barig@c) lugal#-gesz#
6. 1(barig@c) e2-ka
7. 1(barig@c) e2-zi
8. 1(barig@c) nita-zi
9. 1(barig@c) lugal-gub-ba
10. 1(barig@c) ur-gu nimgir
11. 1(barig@c) du11-ga-ni
12. 1(barig@c) lugal-esz3
13. 1(barig@c) ur-{d}aszgi2{gi4}
14. 1(barig@c) munu4-mu2
15. 1(barig@c) gub3-sila4
16. 1(barig@c) bu3-la-li2 szu-i
17. 1(barig@c) geme2-pisan
18. 1(barig@c) ad-da
19. szesz ur-gal
column 5
1. 1(barig@c) ha-ni
2. 1(barig@c) gissu
3. 1(barig@c) har-szum
4. 1(barig@c) ti-la
5. 1(barig@c) dingir-en-ma-tum2
6. 1(barig@c) ur-x aga3-us2#
7. 1(barig@c) lugal-pirig
8. 1(barig@c) e2-u6
9. 1(barig@c) lugal-e
  blank space
10. 4(ban2@c) lugal-ra#
11. 4(ban2@c) lugal-nig2
12. 4(ban2@c) lugal-iti-da
13. 4(ban2@c) lugal-ir?-nun
14. 4(ban2@c) usz-pum
15. 4(ban2@c) lugal-u4-de3
16. 4(ban2@c) ka-ka
17. 4(ban2@c) bu-il
reverse
column 1
1. 4(ban2@c) ur-pisan
2. 4(ban2@c) ka-ki
3. 4(ban2@c) ur-du6
4. 4(ban2@c) puzur4-utu#
5. 4(ban2@c) a-ri-ri
6. 4(ban2@c) lugal-nig2-zu
7. 4(ban2@c) ur-na-ru2-a
8. 4(ban2@c) ur-gal nita
9. 4(ban2@c) ur-{d}inanna
10. 4(ban2@c) i3-lum-ra#-bi2
11. 4(ban2@c) ur-mes
12. 4(ban2@c) lu2-bara2-ge
13. 4(ban2@c) DI-ab
14. 4(ban2@c) lugal-[...]
15. 4(ban2@c) [...]
16. [...] ur-x x-e2-da
column 2
1. szu-nigin2-bi
2. 4(u@c) 6(asz@c) 3(barig@c) 1(ban2@c) ziz2-ba gur [...]-kam
3. ur-{d}nin#-pirig

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Old Akkadian (ca. 2340-2200 BC)
Consult word list of Old Akkadian (ca. 2340-2200 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 118.0 high × 119.0 wide × 24.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: 75%
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    unsealed

  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Administrative (long list of allotment of barley rations (from 2 gur 2 bariga to 4 ban2))
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: CUSAS 11, 186

    [Visicato2010CUSAS11] Visicato, Giuseppe, and Aage Westenholz. 2010. Early Dynastic and Early Sargonic Tablets from Adab in the Cornell University Collections. Cornell University Studies in Assyriology and Sumerology (CUSAS), Volume 11. Bethesda, Maryland: CDL Press.

    emmer rations


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CUNES 48-10-037
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Adab (mod. Bismaya)
  • Elevation:
  • Stratigraphic Level:
  • Excavation No:
  • Findspot Square:
  • Findspot Comments:

  • Period: Old Akkadian (ca. 2340-2200 BC)
  • Period Comments:

    Early Dynastic / Early Sargonic

  • Dates Referenced:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2022-10-01 at 07:29:18 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Pagé-Perron, Émilie Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2016-07-28 at 14:26:27 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2012-11-16 at 12:05:31 Brumfield, Sara Atf Brumfield, Sara CDLI approved View
2011-11-15 at 13:41:17 Brumfield, Sara Atf Brumfield, Sara 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 11, 186 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2022. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 1, 2022. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323053.
CUSAS 11, 186 artifact entry (No. P323053). (2022, October 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323053 (Original work published 2006)
CUSAS 11, 186 artifact entry (2022) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323053 (Accessed: June 21, 2024).
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	year = {2022},
	month = {oct 1},
	title = {CUSAS 11, 186 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323053},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323053},
}

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