Orient 55, 159 no. 5 (P424401)

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 93.1.109c

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

60.0 mm × 47.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) e2-ki
 en: 1 Eki,
2. iti dal-ta
 en: from the month “Flight,”
3. 1(disz) lugal#-da5-ba-an
 en: 1 Lugaldaban,
4. iti szu-numun-na-ta
 en: from the month “Seeding,”
5. 1(disz) ARAD2-hul3-la
 en: 1 ARADhulla,
6. iti e2-iti-6(disz)-ta
 en: from the month “House-month-6,”
reverse
1. ri-ri-ga
 en: fallen;
2. ugula ba-sa6
 en: overseer: Basa;
3. kiszib3 nam-sza3-tam
 en: official seal of
4. ur-am3-ma
 en: Uramma;
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5. mu en eridu{ki} ba-hun
 en: year: “the en-priest of Eridu was installed.”
seal 1
1. ur-am3-ma
 en: Uramma,
2. dub-sar
 en: scribe,
3. dumu na-silim
 en: son of Nasilim.

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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): 60.0 high × 47.0 wide
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  • primary: Orient 55, p.155-172, p. 159 no. 5

    [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 93.1.109c
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.08.05.00, Amar-Suen.08.06.00, Amar-Suen.08.08.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2020-06-13 at 03:06:46 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Lafont, Bertrand CDLI approved View
2011-10-25 at 10:12:56 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-10-08 at 11:15:07 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 004358 (composite) (P457068) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“Orient 55, 159 No. 5 Artifact Entry.” 2011. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 7, 2011. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424401.
Orient 55, 159 no. 5 artifact entry (No. P424401). (2011, October 7). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424401
Orient 55, 159 no. 5 artifact entry (2011) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424401 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
@misc{2011Orient,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-16]},
	year = {2011},
	month = {oct 7},
	title = {Orient 55, 159 no. 5 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424401},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424401},
}

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