WCMA 20.1.08 (P424375)

Administrative tablet excavated in Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem), 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 20.1.08

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

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tablet
obverse
1. 2(disz) udu niga {d}inanna unu{ki}
 en: 2 barley-fed sheep (for) Inanna of Uruk,
2. giri3 lugal-i3-mah sagi
 en: via Lugalimah, cupbearer;
3. 1(disz) udu sze 1(disz) sila4 ga
 en: 1 barley-fed sheep, a milk-fed lamb
4. {d}isztaran
 en: (for) Ištaran,
5. nu-hi-dingir-um maszkim
 en: from Nuhi-ilum, the deputy;
6. 1(disz) sila4 ga {d}nanna
 en: 1 milk-fed lamb (for) Nanna,
7. er3-ra-na-da maszkim
 en: from Erranada, the deputy;
8. siskur2 sza3 e2-gal
 en: an offering in the palace;
9. 1(disz) masz2-gal niga i3-li2-da-gan
 en: 1 barley-fed large-goat, from Ili-Dagan,
10. lu2 eb-la{ki}
 en: man of Ebla;
11. 1(disz) masz2-gal niga
 en: 1 barley-fed large-goat,
12. x x x
 en: ...,
  inserted since we expect something here
reverse
1. 1(disz) masz2-gal niga
 en: 1 barley-fed large-goat,
2. bu-du-ur2 lu2 ur-szu
 en: from ..., man of Uršu
3. 1(disz) masz2-gal niga na-gi4-zu lu2 kin-gi4-a sza3 ar-[...]
 en: 1 large barley-fed goat, Nagizu, messenger from Ar-...
4. giri3 lugal-inim-gi?-na
 en: via Lugalinimgina (and)
5. ARAD2-mu ugula kas4
 en: ARAD-mu, overseer of the messengers;
6. iti u4 1(u) 4(disz) ba-zal
 en: ff the month, 14 days have passed,
7. ki a-hu-ni-ta ba-zi
 en: booked out of (the account of) Ahuni,
8. iti ses-da-gu7
 en: month: “Eating piglets,”
9. mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal
 en: year: “Amar-Suen became king.”

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
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: WCMA 20.1.08
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.01.02.14
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2014-01-14 at 17:17:44 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2014-01-14 at 17:16:12 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2011-10-08 at 11:14:50 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
“WCMA 20.1.08 Artifact Entry.” 2011. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 7, 2011. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424375.
WCMA 20.1.08 artifact entry (No. P424375). (2011, October 7). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424375
WCMA 20.1.08 artifact entry (2011) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424375 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
@misc{2011WCMA,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-16]},
	year = {2011},
	month = {oct 7},
	title = {WCMA 20.1.08 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424375},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424375},
}

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PY  - 2011
ID  - P424375
LB  - CDLI:P424375
M1  - 2024/4/16/
TI  - WCMA 20.1.08 artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424375
ER  - 
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