CUSAS 33, 228 (P323059)

Business / Contracts tablet excavated in Zabalam (mod. Tall Ibzaīykh), dated to the ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 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 48-10-043

Period

ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)

Provenience

Zabalam (mod. Tall Ibzaīykh)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal > Business / Contracts (sale contract Allotment of barley and flour (zi3, dabin) to various people and for other purposes (ansze-ku2, ninda-ar3-ra). Dated "When Usur3-DU10 (was) ensi of Umma (and) [...] (was) sanga of Zabalam.")

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

68.0 mm × 64.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 1(asz@c) 1/3(disz@c) e2 sar GAN2
2. 1/3(disz@c) 6(asz@c)# [ku3 gin2 ma-na]
3. sa10# e2#
4. 5(az@c) 1/3(disz@c) ku3 gin2 nig2-ba
5. ur-{d}saman3 sukkal
column 2
1. ur-{d}nin#-ildu3
2. e#-sze3@90-sa10
3. e#-sze3-sa10
4. asz@c HAR-ni-du10
5. asz@c ur-{d}nin-ildu3
6. asz@c igi#-dingir-sze3@90
7. asz@c lugal-iri-da
column 3
1. [...]
2. [asz@c] en#-[a2]-kal-le#
3. 1(asz@c) ku3 [gin2] amar-szuba3# um-mi-a
4. 1(asz@c) ku3 gin2 ul3-la nimgir
5. asz@c du6-x-ki-du10
reverse
column 1
1. asz@c gu-gu
2. asz@c szu-me-me
3. asz@c amar-abzu
4. asz@c me-me-sa6-ga
5. asz@c gan-ezem
6. asz@c e2-x
7. lu2-ki-inim#-ma#
column 2
  blank space
column 3
1. lu2# inim hul ku3-da ku3 RU
2. u4-ba uszurx(|LAL2xDUR2|)-du10 ensi2 umma{ki} ama-bara2-si sanga zabala5
3. 4(disz@t) mu

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 68.0 high × 64.0 wide
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: 75%
  • Condition Description:
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  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    unsealed

  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Legal > Business / Contracts (sale contract Allotment of barley and flour (zi3, dabin) to various people and for other purposes (ansze-ku2, ninda-ar3-ra). Dated "When Usur3-DU10 (was) ensi of Umma (and) [...] (was) sanga of Zabalam.")
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: CUSAS 33, 228

    [Notizia2016CUSAS33] Notizia, Palmiro, and Giuseppe Visicato. 2016. Early Dynastic and Early Sargonic Administrative Texts Mainly from the Umma Region in the Cornell University Cuneiform Collections. Cornell University Studies in Assyriology and Sumerology (CUSAS), Volume 33. Bethesda, Maryland: CDL Press.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CUNES 48-10-043
  • Accession No.:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2020-09-09 at 03:33:00 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2017-02-26 at 13:35:47 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. 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 33, 228 Artifact Entry.” 2006. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). April 6, 2006. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323059.
CUSAS 33, 228 artifact entry (No. P323059). (2006, April 6). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323059
CUSAS 33, 228 artifact entry (2006) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323059 (Accessed: July 22, 2024).
@misc{2006CUSAS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-22]},
	year = {2006},
	month = {apr 6},
	title = {CUSAS 33, 228 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323059},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323059},
}

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LB  - CDLI:P323059
M1  - 2024/7/22/
TI  - CUSAS 33, 228 artifact entry
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