MSVO 1, 222 (P005289)

Administrative tablet excavated in Uncertain (mod. Jemdet Nasr), dated to the Uruk III (ca. 3200-3000 BC) period and now kept in Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures West Asia & North Africa Museum (formerly Oriental Institute), Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures West Asia & North Africa Museum (formerly Oriental Institute), Chicago, Illinois, USA

Museum Number

OIM A02513

Period

Uruk III (ca. 3200-3000 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. Jemdet Nasr)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Undetermined

Measurements

46.0 mm × 45.0 mm × 25.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
column 1
1.a. 2(N01) , |SAL.KUR~a| GAL~a SAL
1.b1. , (EN~a PAP~a X)a
1.b2. , (SUKKAL GIR3@g~c)a

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Uruk III (ca. 3200-3000 BC)
Consult word list of Uruk III (ca. 3200-3000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 46.0 high × 45.0 wide × 25.0 thick
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  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    sealed twice!

  • Artifact comments:


  • primary: MSVO 1, 222

    [Englund1991MSVO1] Englund, Robert K., Jean-Pierre Grégoire, and Roger J. Matthews. 1991. The Proto-Cuneiform Texts from Jemdet Nasr. I: Copies, Transliterations and Glossary. Materialien Zu Den Frühen Schriftzeugnissen Des Vorderen Orients (MSVO), Band 1. Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

    46x45x25 - sealed twice! - complete but damaged tablet with an account of a labor force


  • history: RA 26 (pp. 1-19), 15:5

    [Scheil1929RA26] Scheil, Vincent. 1929. “Documents et Arguments.” Revue d’Assyriologie et d’Archéologie Orientale 26: 1–19.

  • history: OIMP 32 (pp. 33-84), 039

    [Woods2010writing] Woods, Christopher. 2010. “The Earliest Mesopotamian Writing.” In Visible Language. Inventions of Writing in the Ancient Middle East and Beyond, edited by Christopher Woods, 33–84. Oriental Institute Museum Publications, Number 32. Chicago, Illinois: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: OIM A02513
  • Accession No.:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-07-03 at 09:19:50 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-05-22 at 19:02:51 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-05-22 at 19:02:02 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2018-03-04 at 12:36:43 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2018-02-12 at 09:17:06 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2017-10-26 at 13:20:52 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2007-11-17 at 03:06:52 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2007-02-02 at 15:13:23 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:13:04 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
dummy composite seal for unidentified seals (P533185) - -

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Cite this Artifact
“MSVO 1, 222 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). July 3, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005289.
MSVO 1, 222 artifact entry (No. P005289). (2024, July 3). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005289 (Original work published 2001)
MSVO 1, 222 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005289 (Accessed: July 19, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-19]},
	year = {2024},
	month = {jul 3},
	title = {MSVO 1, 222 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005289},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005289},
}

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