NCC 004 (P469659)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Oesterle Library, North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Oesterle Library, North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, USA

Museum Number

NCC 004

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

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) gurusz u4 5(disz)-sze3
 en: 1 male laborer for 5 days,
2. nibru{ki}-sze3
 en: to Nippur
3. i3 ga e2 uszurx(|LAL2.TUG2|)#? x
 en: butter oil and cheese ...;
4. 3(disz) gurusz u4 2(disz)-sze3
 en: 3 male laborers for 2 days,
5. nibru{ki}-sze3
 en: to Nippur
reverse
1. in-bul5-bul5 il-la
 en: ...-straw carried;
2. ugula x-ga-la
 en: foreman: ...-gala;
3. kiszib3 lu2-kal-la
 en: under seal of Lukalla;
  blank space
4. mu {d}szu-{d}suen lugal
 en: year: “Šu-Suen is king.”
seal 1
1. lu2-kal-la
 en: Lukalla,
2. dub-sar
 en: scribe,
3. dumu ur-e11-e
 en: son of Ur-E’e.

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Museum No.: NCC 004
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.01.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“NCC 004 Artifact Entry.” 2014. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 10, 2014. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P469659.

NCC 004 artifact entry (No. P469659). (2014, September 10). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P469659

NCC 004 artifact entry (2014) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P469659 (Accessed: February 7, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-07]},
  • year = {2014},
  • month = {sep 10},
  • title = {NCC 004 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P469659},
}

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