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Tablet with cuneiform inscription

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Clay tablet depicting seated deity with right hand raised and standing figure. Crescent and star above, inscription in Sumerian cuneiform listing quantities of various kinds of wines and beers, flour, rice, barley and other grains, honey, oil, milk, dates and unknown commodities. Also listed are...

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Inscription

1 10.4.0 kás sig5 gur 2 8.0.3 lá 0.0.0.1 sìla dida sig5 gur 3 6.3.0.8 sìla dida gin gur 4 0.1.0 kás gin 5 10.4.3.5 sìla zì sik(KAL) gur 6 4.1.1.7 1/2 sìla eša gur 7 5.4.4.1 sìla tapin gur 8 0.0.3 še sa-a 9 0.0.3 gig sa-a 10 0.0.3 še in-nu-ha sa-a 11 0.0.0.4 sìla 10 gìn làl 12 0.0.4.3 1/2 sìla ì-nun 13 0.0.3.1 sìla ga-àra 14 0.0.3 lá 0.0.0.1 sìla ga-u4 15 0.3.2 lá 0.0.0.1 sìla su11-lum 16 0.0.3 gú-gal sa-a 17 0.0.3 gú-tur sa-a 18 40 duk-zì-da 19 399 duk-ninda 1-sìla 20 315 duk-sìla sà-dug4 21 siskur (AMARxŠE.AMARxŠE) zi-ga á u4-da 22 gìri Lú-^dNin-subaru 23 kišib Hu-wa-wa 24 mu ^dŠu-^dSuen lugala seal: Lú-eb-gala(GAL) dub-sar dumu Ur-gi6-para(KISAL) gudá ^dInanna

Provenance

By 1927: with Mrs. Tooker; 1927: purchased by the MFA from Mrs. Tooker for $5. (Accession Date: July 7, 1927)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Ur III Period, 2112–2004 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.393

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions