Orient 55, 164 no. 11 (P424377)

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 20.1.10

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

40.0 mm × 43.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) udu
 en: 1 sheep
2. siskur2 ki-su7 a-sza3 GAN2-mah
 en: for the threshing-floor sacrifice of the field GAN-maḫ,
3. ki ur-{d}hal-mu-sza4-ta
 en: from Ur-Ḫalmuša,
reverse
1. kiszib3 lu2-[{d}ha]-ia3
 en: under seal of Lu-Ḫaya;
  blank space
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2. mu {d}szu-{d}suen lugal-e ma2-gur8-mah {d}en-lil2 {d}nin-lil2-ra mu-ne-du8
 en: year: “Šu-Suen the king built the great-barge for Enlil and Ninlil.”
  sic du8, “caulked”
seal 1
1. lu2-{d}ha-ia3#
 en: Lu-Ḫaya,
2. dub-sar
 en: scribe,
3. dumu ur-e11-e szusz3
 en: son of Ur-e’e, cattle manager.

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): 40.0 high × 43.0 wide
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  • primary: Orient 55, p.155-172, p. 164 no. 11

    [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 20.1.10
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.08.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2020-06-12 at 08:09:44 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Lafont, Bertrand CDLI approved View
2014-01-14 at 17:34:41 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2013-06-17 at 14:55:39 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-10-25 at 08:53:36 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-10-08 at 11:14:51 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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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 003102 (composite) (P455812) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) Amar-Suen.06.00.00, Ibbi-Suen.02.10.00

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Cite this Artifact
“Orient 55, 164 No. 11 Artifact Entry.” 2011. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 7, 2011. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424377.
Orient 55, 164 no. 11 artifact entry (No. P424377). (2011, October 7). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424377
Orient 55, 164 no. 11 artifact entry (2011) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424377 (Accessed: April 18, 2024).
@misc{2011Orient,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-18]},
	year = {2011},
	month = {oct 7},
	title = {Orient 55, 164 no. 11 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424377},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424377},
}

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