MSVO 4, 79 (P005481)

Administrative tablet excavated in Ešnunna (mod. Tell Asmar), 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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Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures West Asia & North Africa Museum (formerly Oriental Institute), Chicago, Illinois, USA

Museum Number

OIM A12259

Period

Uruk III (ca. 3200-3000 BC)

Provenience

Ešnunna (mod. Tell Asmar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Undetermined

Measurements

61.0 mm × 42.0 mm × 18.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1.a. 1(N14) 1(N01) , SZE~a E2~b |LAL2~axNIM~b2|
1.b. , SAG@g NA~a SANGA~a
2.a. , |SZE~a.NAM2| RAD~a SANGA~a
2.b1. , 3(N57) NUNUZ~a1
2.b2. , GI4~a HI AD~a
reverse
column 1
1.a. 1(N14) , SZE~a DUB~a E2~b |LAL2~axNIM~b2|
1.b. , NA~a SAG@g SANGA~a
2.a. , E2~a RAD~a SANGA~a
2.b. , GIR3~c SAG
3. , AB~b TUR@g? SANGA~a

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Consult word list of Uruk III (ca. 3200-3000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 61.0 high × 42.0 wide × 18.0 thick
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  • primary: MSVO 4, 79

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

    61 x 42 x 18 - A 12259 - previous publication: A. Delougaz, OIP 63, pl. 64, no. 68 (see p. 77 and OIP 88, 345 no. 210) - excavated by H. Frankfort at Tell Asmar in a sounding conducted in 1933-34 - account of two modest amounts of grain with sign forms and co


  • history: OIP 63, pl. 64:68 (pp. 77, 28, 51)

    [Delougaz1952OIP63] Delougaz, Pinhas. 1952. Pottery from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 63. University of Chicago Press.

  • history: OIP 88, 279, 25-26, pl. 2, 345, no. 210

    [Delougaz1967OIP88] Delougaz, Pinhas, Harold D. Hill, and Seton LLoyd. 1967. Private Houses and Graves in the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 88. University of Chicago Press.

  • history: Woods, Christpher, OIMP 32 (2015) 040,

    [sec2595] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: OIM A12259
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  • Provenience: Ešnunna (mod. Tell Asmar)
  • Elevation: 21-22 m
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  • Excavation No: TA 1933 0721
  • Findspot Square: H18:4 (sounding)
  • Findspot Comments:

    Houses

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-19 at 13:35:40 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2018-02-12 at 09:18:03 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2007-02-02 at 15:13:27 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:13:08 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, 79 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005481.
MSVO 4, 79 artifact entry (No. P005481). (2023, October 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005481 (Original work published 2001)
MSVO 4, 79 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005481 (Accessed: May 21, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-21]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 19},
	title = {MSVO 4, 79 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005481},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P005481},
}

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