CDLJ 2012/1 §4.02 (P416408)

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

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Transliteration

tablet
obverse
1. 4(u) 2(disz) ab2
 en: 42 cows,
2. 6(gesz2) 1(u) 2(disz) u8
 en: 372 ewes,
3. 2(u) 5(disz) udu
 en: 25 sheep,
4. 1(gesz2) 5(u) 1(disz) ud5
 en: 111 female goats,
5. 2(u) 5(disz) masz-da3
 en: 25 gazelles,
6. sila-ta e3-e3-de3
 en: from the “street” to be sent out;
reverse
1. kiszib3 lu2 didli-ne
 en: under seal of various men,
2. ur-nigar{gar}
 en: Ur-nigar
3. szu ba-ti
 en: received;
  blank space
4. iti ezem-{d}nin-a-zu
 en: month: “Festival of Ninazu,”
5. mu en {d}nanna masz-e i3-pa3
 en: year: “The en-priestess of Nanna by means of extispicy was chosen.”
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