CDLJ 2012/1 §3.01 (P416401)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, USA

Museum Number

E23589

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

42.0 mm × 34.0 mm × 16.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 1(esze3) GAN2 gesz-ur3-[ra]
 en: 1 eše3 land for harrowing,
2. 1(gesz2) gurusz al 5(disz) sar-ta
 en: 60 workers each hoeing 5 sar,
3. lu2-{d}utu engar
 en: Lu-Utu, the plot manager;
4. 1(esze3) GAN2 gesz ur3-ra
 en: 1 eše3 land for harrowing,
5. 1(gesz2) gurusz al 5(disz) sar-ta
 en: 60 workers each hoeing 5 sar
6. nimgir-he2-du7 engar#
 en: Nimgir-ḫedu, the plot manager;
7. 1(esze3) GAN2 gesz ur3-ra
 en: 1 eše3 land for harrowing,
8. 1(gesz2) gurusz al 5(disz) sar-ta
 en: 60 workers each hoeing 5 sar,
reverse
1. engar-zi engar
 en: Engar-zi, the plot manager;
2. 1(esze3) GAN2 gesz ur3#-ra#
 en: 1 eše3 land for harrowing,
3. 1(gesz2) gurusz al 5(disz) sar#-ta
 en: 60 workers each hoeing 5 sar,
4. {d}szara2-mu-[tum2] engar#
 en: Šara-mutum, the plot manager;
5. 1(esze3) GAN2 gesz ur3-ra
 en: 1 eše3 land for harrowing,
6. 1(gesz2) gurusz al 5(disz) sar-ta
 en: 60 workers each hoeing 5 sar,
7. ba-la engar#
 en: Bala the plot manager;
8. a-sza3 me-en-kar2
 en: field “Menkar;”
9. gurum2 u4 6(disz)-kam
 en: inspection on the 6th day;
10. iti# szu#-numun
 en: month: “Sowing,”
left
1. mu hu-hu-nu-ri{ki} ba-hul
 en: year: “Ḫuḫnuri was destroyed.”

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): 42.0 high × 34.0 wide × 16.0 thick
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  • primary: Ouyang CDLJ 2012:1, §3.01

    [Ouyang2012CDLJ] Ouyang, Xiaoli, and William R. Brookman. 2012. “The Cuneiform Collection of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts.” Cuneiform Digital Library Journal, no. 1.

    Inspection of workload


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: E23589
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.07.06.06
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2014-03-10 at 18:55:58 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-09-25 at 14:39:08 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-03-10 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Ouyang, Xiaoli CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLJ 2012/1 §3.01 Artifact Entry.” 2011. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). March 10, 2011. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P416401.
CDLJ 2012/1 §3.01 artifact entry (No. P416401). (2011, March 10). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P416401
CDLJ 2012/1 §3.01 artifact entry (2011) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P416401 (Accessed: May 20, 2024).
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	year = {2011},
	month = {mar 10},
	title = {CDLJ 2012/1 \textsection{}3.01 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P416401},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P416401},
}

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