Orient 55, 162 no. 8 (P424374)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA

Museum Number

WCMA 20.1.07

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

82.0 mm × 49.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 1(asz)# 1(barig) 4(ban2) sze-ba gur
 en: 1 gur 1 barig 3 ban2, ration barley,
2. kiszib3 a-du-mu#
 en: under seal of Adumu;
3. 2(asz) 4(barig) sze-ba gur kiszib3 lu2-[...]
 en: 2 gur 4 barig, ration barley, under seal of Lu-...,
  blank space
4. 5(asz) 3(barig) 2(ban2) sze-ba gur ki {d}szara2-kam
 en: 5 gur 2 barig 2 ban2? ration barley with Šara-kam
5. 1(barig) ur-{d}dumu-zi-da dumu nam-[tur]
 en: 1 barig, Ur-Dumuzida, son of Namtur
6. 6(asz) 3(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 gur ur-ga2
 en: 6 gur 3 ban2 5 sila3, Urga
  blank space
  notepad numbers 7(asz) 2(barig)? 3(u) 5(disz)
reverse
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  notepad number 3(barig)
  erasures
1. ki-su7 du6-gub3-temen-na-ta
 en: from the threshing floor Dugubtemena;
2. iti diri
 en: month: “Extra,”
3. mu {d}szu-{d}suen lugal-e na-ru2-a-mah mu-du3
 en: year: “Šu-Suen, the king, Great-stele erected.”

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 82.0 high × 49.0 wide
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  • primary: Orient 55, p.155-172, p. 162 no. 8

    [Liu2020Williams] Changyu, Liu. 2020. “The Neo-Sumerian Texts in the Williams College Museum of Art.” Orient, Report of the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan 55: 155–72.

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  • Museum No.: WCMA 20.1.07
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.06.13.00 (intercalated)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2020-06-12 at 08:01:38 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Lafont, Bertrand CDLI approved View
2018-09-03 at 09:01:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2018-09-03 at 08:59:48 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2018-09-03 at 08:47:58 Englund, Robert K. Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2016-12-15 at 17:09:25 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-01-14 at 17:13:35 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-01-14 at 17:12:26 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-01-14 at 17:11:47 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-10-15 at 08:43:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-10-08 at 11:14:49 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-10-07 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Freedman, Sally M. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Orient 55, 162 No. 8 Artifact Entry.” 2011. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 7, 2011. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424374.
Orient 55, 162 no. 8 artifact entry (No. P424374). (2011, October 7). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424374
Orient 55, 162 no. 8 artifact entry (2011) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424374 (Accessed: April 13, 2024).
@misc{2011Orient,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-13]},
	year = {2011},
	month = {oct 7},
	title = {Orient 55, 162 no. 8 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424374},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424374},
}

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