Orient 55, 161 no. 7 (P424391)

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 20.1.24

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

33.0 mm × 26.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) kasz dida 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga
2. 1(ban2)# ninda# 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
3. 3(disz) sa szum2
4. ba-a-a-ti sukkal gaba-asz
5. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda
6. 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
7. 1(disz) sa szum2
8. a-li2-szu-ni ka-us2
9. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda
10. 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
reverse
1. [1(disz)] sa szum2
2. [...]-sza#
3. szunigin 1(disz) kasz dida szunigin 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga
4. szunigin 6(disz) sila3 kasz szunigin 1(ban2) 4(disz) sila3 ninda
5. szunigin 6(disz) gin2 i3 szunigin 6(disz) gin2 naga
6. szunigin 5(disz) sa szum2
7. u4 1(u) 7(disz)-kam
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8. iti nesag
9. mu us2-sa {d}szu-{d}suen lugal-e bad3 mar-tu mu-du3-a mu us2-sa-bi

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 33.0 high × 26.0 wide
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  • primary: Orient 55, p.155-172, p. 161 no. 7

    [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 20.1.24
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.06.04.17 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2020-06-13 at 02:50:50 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Lafont, Bertrand CDLI approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:56:33 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-01-12 at 10:08:37 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-10-08 at 11:15:02 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, 161 No. 7 Artifact Entry.” 2011. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 7, 2011. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424391.
Orient 55, 161 no. 7 artifact entry (No. P424391). (2011, October 7). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424391
Orient 55, 161 no. 7 artifact entry (2011) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424391 (Accessed: April 18, 2024).
@misc{2011Orient,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-18]},
	year = {2011},
	month = {oct 7},
	title = {Orient 55, 161 no. 7 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424391},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424391},
}

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