HSS 68, 420 (P407367)

Administrative tablet excavated in Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Museum Number

SM 1911.10.363

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (SM catalogue: receipt of sheep and goats)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

39.0 mm × 34.0 mm × 16.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 4(u) 7(disz) udu masz2# [hi-a]
2. ki za-zi-ta
3. 1(gesz2) 4(u) 4(disz) sila4 si
4. ki lugal-ezem-ta
5. [2(gesz2)] 5(u) 6(disz) udu masz2 hi-a
reverse
1. zi-ga sza3 unu{ki} uri5{ki} u3 [...]
2. ki ur-mes-ta
3. kiszib3 ab-ba-kal-[la]
  blank space
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4. iti sze-sag11-ku5
5. mu e2 {d}szara2 ba-du3
left
1. 5(gesz2) 2(u) 7(disz)# [x]
seal 1
1. ab-ba-kal-la
2. dub-sar
3. dumu lu2-[{d}nin-gir2-su]

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): 39.0 high × 34.0 wide × 16.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description: damage to bottom left edge and right edge. rev.-- center has a large salt encrustation. lower right edge broken off.
  • Join Information:
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  • primary: HSS 68, 420

    [Liu2021HSS68] Changyu, Liu. 2021. The Ur III Administrative Texts from Puzrish-Dagan Kept in the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East. Harvard Semitic Series 68. Leiden, Boston: Brill.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: SM 1911.10.363
  • Accession No.: 07985 (SM catalogue: 2448)

  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.09.01.00
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2022-08-14 at 18:27:26 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2010-06-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Ajango, Kelsey M.; Jones, Jillian; Notizia, Palmiro; Reynolds, Kathryn R. CDLI approved View

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

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 000003 (composite) (P429955) Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) Šū-Suen.02.09.00, Ibbi-Suen.02.07.00 ?

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Cite this Artifact
“HSS 68, 420 Artifact Entry.” 2010. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 4, 2010. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P407367.
HSS 68, 420 artifact entry (No. P407367). (2010, June 4). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P407367
HSS 68, 420 artifact entry (2010) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P407367 (Accessed: July 16, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-16]},
	year = {2010},
	month = {jun 4},
	title = {HSS 68, 420 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P407367},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P407367},
}

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