CUSAS 03, 0540 (P323344)

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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Museum Collection(s)

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

Museum Number

CUNES 49-04-001

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Garšana (mod. uncertain)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Balanced account of wages for master craftsmen, who were paid in silver.#)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

64.0 mm × 48.0 mm × 21.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 2(u) 3(disz) gurusz um-mi-a u3 du3-a-ku5
2. [2(disz)?] gin2# 3(disz) sze ku3-babbar-ta
3. [n] gurusz SIG7-a
4. [igi] 6(disz)?-gal2 3(disz) sze ku3-babbar-ta
5. [ku3]-bi 1(u) 1/2(disz) gin2 1(u) 2(disz) [sze]
  1 line blank
6. [sza3]-bi-ta
7. [n] 1/2(disz) gin2 1(u) 1/2(disz) sze ku3-babbar
reverse
1. ugu2 lu2-{d}ha-ia3 ba-a-gar
  blank space
2. nig2-ka9-ak mun-gazi
3. nu-{gesz}kiri6 a-pi4-sal4{ki}-ke4-ne
4. mu en {d}inanna masz2-e i3-pa3
left
1. [...]

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): 64.0 high × 48.0 wide × 21.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: complete
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    unsealed

  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Administrative (Balanced account of wages for master craftsmen, who were paid in silver.#)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: CUSAS 3, 540

    [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 49-04-001
  • Accession No.:

  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Ibbi-Suen.02.00.00
  • Alternative Years:
  • Date Comments:
  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2015-03-13 at 12:42:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-07-22 at 12:40:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:53:27 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:43:24 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:50:34 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, 0540 Artifact Entry.” 2006. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). April 6, 2006. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323344.
CUSAS 03, 0540 artifact entry (No. P323344). (2006, April 6). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323344
CUSAS 03, 0540 artifact entry (2006) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323344 (Accessed: July 18, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-18]},
	year = {2006},
	month = {apr 6},
	title = {CUSAS 03, 0540 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323344},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323344},
}

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