Kress 239 (P480699)

Administrative bulla excavated in Uncertain (mod. uncertain), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Anonymous, Germany

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Museum Collection(s)

anonymous, Germany

Museum Number

Kress 239

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. uncertain)

Artifact Type

Bulla

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

56.0 × 65.0

object bulla
surface a
  beginning broken
1'. [iti] sze#-sag11-ku5#
 en: month “Harvest,”
6. [mu {d}szu-{d}]suen# lugal uri5#{ki}-ma-ke4 [ma2] dara4#-abzu {d}en-ki#-ka bi2-in-du8
 en: year: “The Shu-Suen, king of Ur, the boat (named) ‘Ibex-of-Abzu’ caulked.”
  blank space
  seal impression
seal 1
  illegible

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  • Artifact type: Bulla
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 56.0 high × 65.0 wide
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: Kress 239
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.02.12.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“Kress 239 Artifact Entry.” 2015. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). May 20, 2015. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P480699.

Kress 239 artifact entry (No. P480699). (2015, May 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P480699

Kress 239 artifact entry (2015) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P480699 (Accessed: February 5, 2023).

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  • title = {Kress 239 artifact entry},
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}

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