CDLB 2016/001, §2.1.1 (P392629)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, California, USA

Museum Number

AA 069

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

51.0 mm × 51.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. la2#-ia3# 5(asz) sze gur lugal
 en: The debit: 5 royal gur of barley,
2. si#-i3-tum [nig2-ka9-ak]
 en: remaining debit of the account,
3. a#-ba-ni-se3-ge-e
 en: by Abani-sege
4. su-su-dam
 en: to be repaid;
reverse
  blank space
1. iti# sze-sag11-ku5
 en: month: “Harvest,”
2. mu# {d}amar-{d}suen lugal
 en: year: “Amar-Suen is king.”
envelope
obverse
1. [la2-ia3 5(asz) sze] gur# lugal
 en: [The debit:] 5 royal gur of [barley],
2. [si-i3-tum] nig2#-ka9-ak
 en: [remaining debit] of the account,
3. [a-ba]-i3-se3#-ge#-e#
 en: by Abani-sege
4. [su-su]-dam
 en: to be repaid;
reverse
  blank space
  seal impression
1. [iti sze-sag11]-ku5#
 en: [month]: “Harvest,”
2. [mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal]
 en: [year: “Amar-Suen is king.”]
seal 1
1. a#-ba-i3-[se3-ge]-e#?
 en: Aba-isege
2. dumu szi-x-[...]
 en: son of ...
3. x tag-x
 en: ...

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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 51.0 high × 51.0 wide
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  • primary: CDLB 2016/001, 1.1

    [Brumfield2016UnifiedSchool] Brumfield, Sara, and Lance Allred. 2016. “The Cuneiform Tablet Collection of the Los Angeles Unified School District.” Cuneiform Digital Library Bulletin 2016 (001).

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: AA 069
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello) [uncertain]
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.01.11.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2015-03-13 at 12:41:49 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-07-26 at 18:21:14 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-07-12 at 09:59:00 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 15:06:20 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-06-12 at 15:49:52 Brumfield, Sara Atf Brumfield, Sara CDLI approved View
2010-04-28 at 11:03:55 Brumfield, Sara Atf Brumfield, Sara CDLI approved View
2010-04-28 at 10:20:25 Brumfield, Sara Atf Brumfield, Sara CDLI approved View
2010-02-28 at 07:43:34 Brumfield, Sara Atf Brumfield, Sara CDLI approved View
2009-12-16 at 21:24:00 Brumfield, Sara Atf Brumfield, Sara CDLI approved View
2009-12-16 at 21:18:44 Brumfield, Sara Atf Brumfield, Sara CDLI approved View
2009-12-02 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Brumfield, Sara CDLI approved View

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 001670 (composite) (P454380) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLB 2016/001, §2.1.1 Artifact Entry.” 2009. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 2, 2009. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P392629.
CDLB 2016/001, §2.1.1 artifact entry (No. P392629). (2009, December 2). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P392629
CDLB 2016/001, §2.1.1 artifact entry (2009) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P392629 (Accessed: April 25, 2024).
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	year = {2009},
	month = {dec 2},
	title = {CDLB 2016/001, \textsection{}2.1.1 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P392629},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P392629},
}

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