MRAH O.4983 (P452968)

Legal tablet dated to the ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC) period and now kept in Musées royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, Brussels, Belgium

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Museum Collection(s)

Musées royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, Brussels, Belgium

Museum Number

MRAH O.4983

Period

ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)

Provenience

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Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 1(asz@c) e2 ka2?
2. sag-bi 8(disz@t) kusz3
3. us2-bi 1(asz@c) 1/2(disz@c)
4. 2(asz@c) ig gesz sal-la
5. e2 ur-{d}en-ki
6. ku3-dim2-kam
7. ti-nig2-u@c
8. nu-banda3
9. ba-de6
10. e2-igi-kesz3-sze3
11. IB!
12. ki lugal-am3
13. ti-nig2-u@c
column 2
1. nu-banda3
2. ur-{d}en-ki-ra
3. i3-na-szi-gar
4. u4 ensix(|GAR.PA.TE.SI|)
5. gu2-tuku
6. ki lugal-la
7. am6-ma-du3-da-a
8. ur-{d}en-ki-ke4
9. e2 abba2-na
10. szu-na a-ba-gi4-gi4
11. inim-ma an-gal2
12. ensi2-ke4#? ki#-be2#
column 3
1. ba#?-[...]
2. HAR? x [...] {d}asz8#?-[gi4?]
3. ensi2#
4. adab{ki}-ke4
5. di-be2
6. si bi2-sa2
7. ur-{d}en-ki-ra
8. e2 abba2-na
9. szu-na mu-ni-gi4
10. lugal iri-na
11. sag-gir2-gal2
12. maszkim-bi
13. 2(asz@c) gir2 szu-i@t-ne
14. 1(asz@c) e2? ti ZUM? ku3 du11-ge
column 4
1. [...]
2. [...] iri
3. [ba]-de6#
4. lugal-pirig-ra
5. giszgal-si-bi
6. 1(asz@c) ku3-szu
7. ba-de6
8. e2-mah-si
9. gal-nimgir
10. 1(asz@c) zabar-uruda
11. ba-de6
12. e2-musz
13. nimgir-sila
14. sze 1/2(disz) gin2 ku3
15. ba-de6
column 5
1. KA-bi-IG#?-[x?]
2. szud3-ra2
3. szesz lugal-iri-na
4. sag-gir2-gal2
5. kar-du3
6. nu-banda3
7. ur-ur
8. szu-ku6
9. lugal-KU
10. iszib {d}x-ra2-DISZ?
11. su?-su?-a
12. tug2-du8
13. ur-{d}en-ki
14. na-ri
15. sag-TAR
16. szusz3
17. u4-u4
column 6
1. szesz# e2#?-[...]
2. ur#-{d}nin#?-pirig#?
3. sanga {d}inanna
4. lu2-ki-inim-ma-bi-me
  blank space
5. u4-ba
6. 1(asz@c) u4#?-um-lam#?
7. 7(asz@c) tu-dub? ku3-sig17
8. esz3 sag
9. 1(asz@c) gur8-gur8 gibil ku3-sig17
10. ki-la2-bi
11. 1(asz@c) 1(u@c) ma-na gin2
12. 1(asz@c) sila3 sal? sze da x ku3#-sig17#
reverse
column 1
1. ki-la2-bi
2. 1/2(disz@c) ma-na
3. ar3-du2 {d}asz8-gi4-ra
4. ur-{d}en-ki
5. ku3-dim2
6. mu-na-DU
7. bar-ba
8. ensi2-ke4
9. nam ku3-dim2
10. a2-mi2 i3-na-szum2

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: MRAH O.4983
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2021-04-06 at 04:41:31 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2021-04-06 at 04:39:49 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2016-10-14 at 22:08:35 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2013-06-25 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Hawkins, Laura F. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“MRAH O.4983 Artifact Entry.” 2013. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 25, 2013. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P452968.
MRAH O.4983 artifact entry (No. P452968). (2013, June 25). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P452968
MRAH O.4983 artifact entry (2013) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P452968 (Accessed: June 14, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-14]},
	year = {2013},
	month = {jun 25},
	title = {MRAH {O}.4983 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P452968},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P452968},
}

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