Christie's Erlenmeyer no. 57 (P387452)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC) period and now kept in Anonymous

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Museum Collection(s)

anonymous

Museum Number

Anonymous 387452

Period

ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

149.0 × 152.0

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 8(asz@c) igi-nu-du8 sze#-ba 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
2. sze#-bi [2(asz@c)] 2(barig@c) 4(ban2@c)# gur# saggal#
3. dingir-a-mu
4. 8(asz@c) igi-nu-du8 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
5. 1(asz@c) du3-a-ku5 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
6. 1(asz@c) du3-a-ku5 1(barig@c)
7. sze-bi 3(asz@c) 1(barig@c) e2-ku4#
8. 6(asz@c) igi-nu-du8 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
9. 1(asz@c) du3-a-ku5 1(barig@c)
10. sze-bi 2(asz@c) 1(barig@c) e#-ta-e11
11. 7(asz@c) igi-nu-du8 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
12. 1(asz@c) du3-a-ku5 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
13. 1(asz@c) du3-a-ku5 1(barig@c)
14. sze-bi 3(asz@c) la2 2(ban2@c) ur-ki
column 2
1. [5(asz@c) igi-nu-du8 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)]
2. 1(asz@c) du3-a-ku5 1(barig@c)
3. sze#-bi 2(asz@c) la2 2(ban2@c) en-kisal-si
4. igi-nu-du8 gesz-me
5. 2(u@c) 1(asz@c) igi#-nu-du8 2(barig@c) 4(ban2@c)
6. 1(asz@c) du3-a#-ku5# [1(barig@c)]
7. sze-bi# 1(u@c) [4(asz@c)] 1(barig@c) ur-[szul]
8. [8(asz@c) igi]-nu#-du8# 2(barig@c)# 4(ban2@c)#
9. [sze-bi] 5(asz@c)# 1(barig@c)# 2(ban2@c)# amar#-ezem#
10. 6(asz@c) igi#-nu-du8 2(barig@c) 4(ban2@c)
11. 1(asz@c) du3-a-ku5 1(barig@c)
12. 1(barig@c) e-ta-e11
13. sze-bi 4(asz@c) 2(barig@c) e-ta-e11
14. igi-nu-du8 gesz-kin-ti-me
15. 1(barig@c) {d}en-lil2-bad3
column 3
1. [1(barig@c) {d}nin-gir2-su]-bad3#
2. nita#-me
3. 1(barig@c) nin-iri-ni-sze3-nu-kar2-kar2#
4. 1(barig@c) geme2-i7-edin-na#
5. 1(barig@c) {d}ba#-[ba6]-na#-[nam]
6. 1(barig@c)# [nin-nu-nam-szita]
7. 1(barig@c)# [nin]-gil#-sa
8. 1(barig@c) uszur3-ra-sa6
9. 1(barig@c) nin-ra-a-na-gu-lu5
10. 1(barig@c) nig2-banda3{da}
11. munus-me
12. szu-nigin2 2(asz@c) nita 1(barig@c)
13. 8(asz@c) munus 1(barig@c)
14. sze-bi 2(asz@c) 2(barig@c) me-lu2-nu-DU
15. 2(barig@c) gala-tur
16. 1(barig@c) en-ku4
17. 1(barig@c) {d}mes-an-du-lu2-sa6-ga
column 4
1. 1(barig@c)# {d}nin#-gir2#-su#-igi-du
2. 1(barig@c) nir-an-da-gal2
3. 1(barig@c) zi-mu-an-da-gal2
4. nita-me
5. 1(barig@c)# nin#-szesz#-da#
6. 1(barig@c) nin#-edin#-ne2
7. 1(barig@c) pa4-pa4-{d}nansze-mu-tu
8. 1(barig@c) za-na
9. [munus]-me
10. szu-nigin2 1(asz@c) nita 2(barig@c)
11. 5(asz@c) nita 1(barig@c)
12. 4(asz@c) munus 1(barig@c)
13. sze-bi 3(asz@c)# la2 1(barig@c) en-ku3
14. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) {d}inanna#?-tesz2-mu
15. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) {d}nansze-lu2-sa6-ga
16. 1(barig@c) ur-{d}gaszam
17. 1(barig@c) utu#-lu2-sa6-ga
18. [nita-me]
column 5
1. 1(barig@c) {d}ba-ba6-mu-tu
2. 1(barig@c) {d}inanna-da-gal-di
3. 1(barig@c) gan-tilla2
4. 1(barig@c)# [nin-tesz2-mu]
5. [munus-me]
6. szu-[nigin2] 2(asz@c) nita 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)#
7. 2(asz@c) nita 1(barig@c)
8. 4(asz@c) munus 1(barig@c)
9. sze-bi 2(asz@c) 4(ban2@c) lugal-sipa
10. 1(barig@c) sipa-iri-da-kusz2
11. 1(barig@c) szu-na
12. 1(barig@c) en-ku3
13. 1(barig@c) {d}nin-gir2-su-tesz2#-mu#
14. nita-me
15. 1(barig@c) nin-al-mah
16. 1(barig@c) nin-bara2#-da-ri2
17. 1(barig@c) nin-masz-e
18. 1(barig@c) pa4-pa4#-zi#-mu
column 6
1. 1(barig@c)# e-da-nam
2. munus-me
3. szu#-nigin2 4(asz@c)# nita 1(barig@c)
4. 4(asz@c)# [munus] 1(barig@c)
5. [sze-bi] 2(asz@c)# [ur]-{d}nin-|MUSZ%MUSZ|#-da-ru
6. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) szesz-lu2-du10
7. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) {d}nin-gir2-su#-lu2#-mu#
8. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) lugal#-{d}nansze#-[mu-tu]
9. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) lugal#-lu2-du10#
10. 1(barig@c) e2-zi#
11. szu-nigin2# 4(asz@c) nita 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
12. 1(asz@c) nita 1(barig@c)
13. sze#-bi 1(asz@c) 2(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) sag-{d}nin-gir2-su-da
14. il2-me
15. 1(barig@c) ur-du6
16. 1(barig@c) lugal-ga2
column 7
1. 1(barig@c) {d}ba-ba6-lu2-sa6-ga
2. 1(barig@c) bu3-bu3-ni-du10
3. 1(barig@c) lugal-inim-gi-na
4. sagi#-me
5. 1(barig@c) ur-{d}ba-ba6#
6. muhaldim#
7. 1(barig@c) lugal-surx(ERIM)
8. sukkal
9. 1(barig@c) igi-mu-an-sze3-gal2
10. lu2# e2#-nig2#-ka#-[me]
11. 1(barig@c) ur2#-ni
12. 1(barig@c) lugal-tesz2-mu
13. lu2 a-kum2-me
14. 2(barig@c) U2-U2
15. 1(barig) 2(ban2) en-da-gal-di
16. 1(barig) 2(ban2) szesz-lu2-du10
column 8
1. dub-sar-<me>
2. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) dingir-al-sa6
3. nita-am6
4. 4(ban2@c) {d}inanna-menx(|GA2xEN|)
5. munus-am6
6. szu#-i#-me
7. szu-nigin2 1(asz@c) lu2 2(barig@c)
8. 1(asz@c) 2(disz@t) lu2# 1(barig@c)# 2(ban2@c)#
9. 1(u@c) la2# 1(asz@c)# lu2 1(barig@c)
10. 1(asz@c) lu2# 4(ban2@c)
11. nita-me
12. 1(asz@c) munus 4(ban2@c)
13. sze-bi 3(asz@c) 1(barig@c) 4(ban2@c) sza3 dub e2-gal
14. 1(barig@c) {d}en-lil2-da
15. 1(barig@c) {d}en-ki-tesz2-mu
16. simug-me
reverse
column 1
1. 1(barig@c) i7-mud
2. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) sipa-lagasz{ki}-ki-ag2
3. aszgab-me
4. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) e-ta-e11
5. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) nam-szita-mu-bi2-du11
6. tug2-du8-me
7. 1(barig) lu2-zi
8. zadim
9. 1(barig) kaskal-la-ni
10. bahar2
11. gesz-kin-ti-me
12. 3(ban2@c)#! nig2-gur11-kur-[ra]
13. 3(ban2@c) nam-mah
14. 3(ban2@c) zi-mu
15. 3(ban2@c) ur-ki#
16. 3(ban2@c) igi-{d}ba#-[ba6]-sze3#
17. 3(ban2@c) ur-{d}pa#-bil3#-[sag]
column 2
1. 3(ban2@c) gub-ba-ni
2. 3(ban2@c) utu-lu2-mu
3. i3-du8-me
4. 1(barig@c)! e-ta-e11
5. lugal-inim-gi-na
6. sipa masz-da
7. e-da-ti
8. 2(barig@c) {d}nin-gir2-su-igi-du
9. gab2-ra
10. ur-{d}en-ki
11. sag-apin-ka
12. 1(asz@c) lu2 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
13. en-DU
14. 2(asz@c) lu2 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
15. lugal-da-nu-me-a
16. sipa udu-siki-ka-me
column 3
1. 3(asz@c) lu2 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
2. gir2-nun
3. gab2-kas4
4. 1(barig@c) {d}ba-ba6-ama-da-ri2
5. gab2-ra
6. en-ku4
7. sipa szaganx(AMA){sza:gan}-ka
8. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) lugal-i3-nun
9. 1(barig@c) lugal-a-mu
10. nita-me
11. 4(ban2@c) za-na
12. munus-am6
13. U2-U2
14. sanga e2-gal-da#
15. e-da-se12
16. 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c) ur-{d}inanna
17. ma2-lah5
18. szu-nigin2 1(asz@c) lu2 2(barig@c)
column 4
1. 1(u@c) lu2 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)
2. 6(asz@c) 2(disz@t) lu2 1(barig@c)
3. 8(asz@c) lu2 3(ban2@c)
4. nita-me
5. 1(asz@c) munus 4(ban2@c)
6. sze-bi 9(asz@c)# la2 4(ban2@c) 2(barig) sza3 dub didli
column 5
1. szu-nigin2 4(u@c) la2 2(asz@c) lu2 2(barig@c) 4(ban2@c)
2. 3(asz@c) lu2 2(barig@c)
3. 5(u@c)# 2(disz@t) lu2 1(barig@c) 2(ban2@c)#
4. 3(u@c)# 5(asz@c) 2(disz@t) lu2# 1(barig@c)
5. 2(asz@c)# lu2 4(ban2@c)
6. 8(asz@c)# lu2 3(ban2@c)
7. nita-me
8. 2(u@c) 1(asz@c) munus 1(barig@c)
9. 2(asz@c) munus# 4(asz@c)#
column 6
1. gu2#-an#-sze3 2(gesz2@c)# 4(u@c) 1(asz@c) lu2 sze-ba tur mah-ba
2. sze-bi 1(gesz2@c) 2(barig@c) 4(ban2@c) gur saggal
3. sze-ba sza3 dub e2-gal sza3 dub didli
4. lu2 {d}ba-ba6-ke4-ne
5. en-ig-gal
6. nu#-banda3
7. itu gu4-ra2 bi2-mu2-a
8. e2 ki-sal4-la-ta
9. e-ne-ba
column 7
1. sa6-sa6
2. dam# URU-KA-gi-na
3. lugal
4. lagasz{ki}-ka 2(|ASZxDISZ@t|)
5. 6(disz@t)# ba-am6

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 149.0 high × 152.0 wide
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  • 1988. [Christie's Erlenmeyer no. 57 (1273362)]

    primary


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: Anonymous 387452
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello) [uncertain]
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Urukagina_l.02.06.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“Christie’s Erlenmeyer No. 57 Artifact Entry.” (2008) 2022. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). November 9, 2022. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P387452.

Christie’s Erlenmeyer no. 57 artifact entry (No. P387452). (2022, November 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P387452 (Original work published 2008)

Christie’s Erlenmeyer no. 57 artifact entry (2022) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P387452 (Accessed: February 6, 2023).

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