CDLJ 2010/1 §4.01 (P393091)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Harvard Art Museum / Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Harvard Art Museum / Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Museum Number

HAM 1983.108

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

55.0 mm × 44.0 mm × 28.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
  (enclosed in envelope)
envelope
obverse
1. 1(u) esir2 had2 gur lugal
 en: 10 royal gur of dried bitumen,
  blank space
  seal impression
2. mu ma2 gibil-sze3
 en: for the new boat
3. ki ensi2 umma{ki}-ta
 en: from the governor of Umma;
4. kiszib3 en-dingir-mu
 en: under seal of En-dingir-mu,
5. giri3 a-mur-{d}suen lu2 kas4
 en: via Amur-Suen, the runner,
  blank space
  seal impression
6. u3 szesz-a-ni lu2#? x
 en: and Šeš-ani, the ...;
reverse
  blank space
  seal impression
1. iti ezem-mah
 en: month: “Ezem-mah,”
2. mu bad3 ma-da ba-du3
 en: year: “The wall of the land was erected.”
seal 1
column 1
1. {d}szul-gi
 en: Šulgi,
2. nita kal-ga
 en: strong man,
3. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
 en: king of Ur,
4. lugal an-ub-da limmu2-ba
 en: king of the four quarters,
column 2
1. en-dingir-mu
 en: En-dingir-mu,
2. ra2-gaba
 en: the courier,
3. ARAD2-zu
 en: your servant.

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 Artifact type comments:

    unopened envelope

  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 55.0 high × 44.0 wide × 28.0 thick
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  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

    unopened envelope


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: HAM 1983.108
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) [uncertain]
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.37.09.00 (Reichskalender)
  • Alternative Years:
  • Date Comments:
  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-06-08 at 08:53:45 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2018-08-23 at 08:56:52 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-12-15 at 17:09:24 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-03-09 at 12:40:17 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 15:06:23 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2010-03-23 at 00:02:48 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2010-03-22 at 23:57:47 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2010-01-22 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Ragavan, Deena; Schwemer, Daniel CDLI approved View

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 006135 (composite) (P458845) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLJ 2010/1 §4.01 Artifact Entry.” (2010) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 8, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P393091.
CDLJ 2010/1 §4.01 artifact entry (No. P393091). (2024, June 8). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P393091 (Original work published 2010)
CDLJ 2010/1 §4.01 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P393091 (Accessed: June 22, 2024).
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