Orient 55, 170 no. 18 (P424383)

Administrative tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), 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 20.1.16

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative [identification uncertain]

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

38.0 mm × 32.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar
 en: 1 shekel silver
2. ur5-sze3
 en: for interest
3. ki lugal-ku3-zu dam-gar3-ta
 en: from Lugalkuzu, merchant,
reverse
1. u-bar i3-du8 {d}nin-lil2-la2
 en: Ubar, doorman of Ninlil,
2. szu ba-ti
 en: has received.
3. iti sig4 u4 8(disz) ba-zal
 en: Month: “Bricks,” 8 days passed;
5. mu {d}szu-{d}suen lugal-e ma-da za-ab-sza-li{ki} mu-hul
 en: year: “Šu-Suen, the king, destroyed the country Zabšali.”
seal 1
1. u-bar
 en: Ubar,
2. i3-du8 {d}nin-lil2-la2
 en: doorman of Ninlil,

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): 38.0 high × 32.0 wide
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  • primary: Orient 55, p.155-172, p. 170 no. 18

    [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 20.1.16
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.07.03.08
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2020-06-12 at 08:17:43 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Lafont, Bertrand CDLI approved View
2011-10-25 at 09:40:07 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-10-08 at 11:14:53 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):

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dummy composite seal for unidentified seals (P533185) - -

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Cite this Artifact
“Orient 55, 170 No. 18 Artifact Entry.” 2011. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 7, 2011. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424383.
Orient 55, 170 no. 18 artifact entry (No. P424383). (2011, October 7). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424383
Orient 55, 170 no. 18 artifact entry (2011) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424383 (Accessed: April 19, 2024).
@misc{2011Orient,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-19]},
	year = {2011},
	month = {oct 7},
	title = {Orient 55, 170 no. 18 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424383},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424383},
}

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