CUSAS 11, 021 (P323450)

Administrative 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 49-08-045

Period

ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)

Provenience

Adab (mod. Bismaya)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Allotment of silver for the return of singers (nar) and asses (ansze) with the indication of the receiver and the supplier of the silver , and a long list of witnesses.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

63.0 mm × 62.0 mm × 28.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 1/3(disz@c) 5(asz@c) ku3 gin2
2. ku3 ab2 aga3-gi4-am3
3. 1(u@c) ku3 gin2
4. ku3 ansze aga3-gi4-am3
column 2
1. [...] x
2. ugula#
3. lugal-abba2-mu
4. lu2-nig2-bara4-ga-da
5. an-da-tuku
6. e2-munu4-ka
7. ku3-bi
column 3
1. nig2-ka9-bi
2. al-ak
3. ur-{gesz}gigir2
4. dub-sar-bi
5. a-ne-da
6. isz-me-i3-lum
reverse
column 1
1. muhaldim
2. ur-{d}{sze3}szer7-da#
3. azlag
4. ne-sag
5. kas4-ta-e3-a
6. nigar
7. mu#-[...]
column 2
1. ur-{d}en-lil2
2. dub-sar
3. 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): 63.0 high × 62.0 wide × 28.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: 75%
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    unsealed

  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Administrative (Allotment of silver for the return of singers (nar) and asses (ansze) with the indication of the receiver and the supplier of the silver , and a long list of witnesses.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: CUSAS 11, 21

    [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.

    loan contract of silver


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CUNES 49-08-045
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Adab (mod. Bismaya)
  • Elevation:
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  • Findspot Square:
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  • Period: ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)
  • Period Comments:

    Pre-Sargonic

  • Dates Referenced: 00.00.00.00
  • Alternative Years:
  • Date Comments:
  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2016-04-23 at 03:41:18 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 11, 021 Artifact Entry.” 2006. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). April 6, 2006. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323450.
CUSAS 11, 021 artifact entry (No. P323450). (2006, April 6). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323450
CUSAS 11, 021 artifact entry (2006) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323450 (Accessed: June 16, 2024).
@misc{2006CUSAS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-16]},
	year = {2006},
	month = {apr 6},
	title = {CUSAS 11, 021 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323450},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P323450},
}

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