DIA 19.024.05 (P461499)

Administrative bulla excavated in Puzriš-Dagan (mod. Drehem), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Transliteration

object bulla
surface a
1. 1(disz) udu hur-sag
 en: 1 ram of the mountains,
2. 6(disz) masz-da3
 en: 6 antelopes,
3. ba-usz2
 en: slaughtered,
4. ki tu-ra-am-{d}da-gan-ta
 en: from Tūram-Dagan,
surface b
1. {d#}szul#-gi#-iri#-mu#
 en: did Šulgi-irimu
2. [szu ba-ti]
 en: receive;
3. [kiszib3 ba-ba-ti]
 en: under seal of Babati;
4. [iti ...]
 en: month “...,”
5. [mu ...]
 en: year: “....”
surface c
  blank space
  seal impression
seal 1
column 1
1. {d}amar-{d}suen
 en: Amar-Suen,
2. nita kal-ga
 en: strong man,
3. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
 en: king of Ur,
4. lugal an-ub-da limmu2-ba
 en: king of the four quarters:
column 2
1. ba-ba-ti
 en: Babati,
2. dub-sar
 en: the scribe,
3. ARAD2-zu
 en: is your servant.
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