MSVO 4, 27 (P005429)

Administrative tablet excavated in Uncertain (mod. Tell Uqair), dated to the Uruk III (ca. 3200-3000 BC) period and now kept in Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

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Museum Collection(s)

Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Museum Number

VAT 05307 + 5325

Period

Uruk III (ca. 3200-3000 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. Tell Uqair)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Undetermined

Measurements

60.0 mm × 32.0 mm × 31.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1.a. 4(N14)# , |U4x(2(N14).4(N01))| GAR SZE~a
 en: 4N14 grain in 24 months: GAR(-rations),
  4N14 = 720N30
  calculation: 24 x 30 = 720 days, 1N30 each day
1.b. 2(N01)# 2(N39~a) , TAR~a
 en: 2N1 2N39 are “the cut”;
  2N1 2N39 = 72N30
  calculation: 720 ÷ 10 = 72
2. [...] 1(N01)# , [...]
 en: ... 1N1 ...
column 2
1.a. 4(N14) , X GA~a SU~a# E2~a# SZAGAN
 en: 4N14, GA ... for SU-E2-ŠAGAN,
  4N14 = 720N30
  calculation: 24 x 30 = 720 days, 1N30 each day
1.b. 2(N01)# 2(N39~a) , TAR~a
 en: 2N1 2N39 are “the cut”;
  2N1 2N39 = 72N30
  calculation: 720 ÷ 10 = 72
reverse
column 1
1. [...] , ERIM2# X [...]
 en: ...

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 60.0 high × 32.0 wide × 31.0 thick
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  • primary: MSVO 4, 27

    [Englund1996MSVO4] Englund, Robert K. 1996. Proto-Cuneiform Texts from Diverse Collections. Materialien Zu Den Frühen Schriftzeugnissen Des Vorderen Orients, Band 4. Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

    60 x 32 x 31 - VAT 5307+5325 - previous publications: ATU 1, 651(= VAT 5325) and 653(= VAT 5307) - the join 'ohne Anschluß' proposed, based on identical seal impressions, in A. Falkenstein, ATU 1, 4, n. 3, was confirmed as a real join by the author in June 1


  • history: Englund, OBO 160/1, p. 181 fig. 68

    [Englund1998OBO160/1] Englund, Robert K. 1998. “Texts from the Late Uruk Period.” In Annäherungen 1: Mesopotamien. Späturuk-Zeit Und Frühdynastische Zeit, edited by Pascal Attinger and Markus Wäfler, 13–233. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 160/1. Freiburg Schweiz: Universitätsverlag.

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  • history: ATU 1, 651

    [Falkenstein1936ATU1] Falkenstein, Adam. 1936. Archaische Texte Aus Uruk. Ausgrabungen Der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft in Uruk-Warka, Band 2. Leipzig: Harrassowitz.

  • history: Frühe Schrift p. 111, no. 13.1 (ATI 1, 653)

    [sec2527] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: VAT 05307 + 5325
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  • Provenience: uncertain (mod. Tell Uqair) [uncertain]
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2018-02-12 at 09:17:43 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2012-04-08 at 10:56:07 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2012-03-21 at 17:41:24 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2007-02-02 at 15:13:26 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:13:07 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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Cite this Artifact
“MSVO 4, 27 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 4, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005429.
MSVO 4, 27 artifact entry (No. P005429). (2001, December 4). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005429
MSVO 4, 27 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005429 (Accessed: May 27, 2024).
@misc{2001MSVO,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-27]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 4},
	title = {MSVO 4, 27 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005429},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005429},
}

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