CUSAS 20, 358 (P323097)

Legal tablet excavated in Adab (mod. Bismaya), 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 48-10-095

Period

ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC) [uncertain]

Provenience

Adab (mod. Bismaya)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (Text concerning two plots of field with a list of witnesses and the surveyor of the field.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

41.0 mm × 34.0 mm × 14.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 4(bur3@c) 2(esze3@c) GAN2
2. gi-na-am3
3. 3(iku@c) GAN2 5(asz@c) sar
4. ki sag-mi2-hub2-DU
5. en-ne2 ku3-dim2-ra
6. mu#-na#-gid2-am3
  2 lines broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. 1(asz@c) [...]
2'. 1(asz@c) ur#?-PA# <1(asz@c)> i3-lum-ba-ni
3'. 1(asz@c) amar-KU nimgir
4'. igi-ne-ne-ta
5'. asza5-bi mu-gid2#
6'. lu2-ki-inim-ma-bi-me#

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)
Consult word list of ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 41.0 high × 34.0 wide × 14.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: 50%
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    unsealed

  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Legal (Text concerning two plots of field with a list of witnesses and the surveyor of the field.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: CUSAS 20, 358

    [Pomponio2015CUSAS20] Pomponio, Francesco, and Giuseppe Visicato. 2015. Middle Sargonic Tablets Chiefly from Adab in the Cornell University Collections. Cornell University Studies in Assyriology and Sumerology (CUSAS), Volume 20. Bethesda, Maryland: CDL Press.

    transaction of a field


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CUNES 48-10-095
  • Accession No.:

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

  • Period: ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC) [uncertain]
  • Period Comments:

    Early Dynastic / Early Sargonic

  • Dates Referenced: Meskigalla.00.00.00
  • Alternative Years:
  • Date Comments:
  • 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
2019-06-18 at 06:27:10 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2016-02-05 at 13:01:22 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 20, 358 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2022. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 1, 2022. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323097.
CUSAS 20, 358 artifact entry (No. P323097). (2022, October 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323097 (Original work published 2006)
CUSAS 20, 358 artifact entry (2022) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323097 (Accessed: July 22, 2024).
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	year = {2022},
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	title = {CUSAS 20, 358 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323097},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323097},
}

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