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Cuneiform Collection – SMM 2

Cuneiform Collection – SMM 2

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Museum #: SMM 14/19 (14/2) Period: Ur III Dynasty
Publ. #: SET 143 Date: Amar-Suen, year 5; ca. 21st century BCE
Acquired from: C. Ames, 1915 Provenience: Umma (Jokha), Iraq
Sumer-Southern Mesopotamia
Measurements: H 48, W 39, Th 19 mm Culture: Sumerian
Description: Cuneiform tablet; account of small cattle Language: Sumerian

Transliteration: Translation:
1. 1 udu Lú-kal-la 1. One sheep, Lukalla
2. 1 udu Ur-dŠára 2. One sheep, Ur-Shara
3. 1 udu Ur-giš 3. One sheep, Ur-gish
4. 1 udu cuneiform inscriptionu-un-ša6-mu 4. One sheep, Hunshamu
5. 1 udu Ur-ru 5. One sheep, Urru
6. 1 udu Nì-du10-ga-mu 6. One sheep, Nidugamu
7. 1 udu 7. One sheep,
8. 1 ùz
lo. e. (blank)
8. one goat,
rev. 9. udu didli tir-íd-gal- la-ta 9. individual sheep from the Forest of the Great Canal
10. 1 udu Lugal-á-zi- da gudu4 10. One sheep, Lugal-azida, the anointing-priest
11. 1 udu Ur-TAR.LUcuneiform inscription tir
(blank line)
11. One sheep, Ur-TAR.LUcuneiform inscription, the forester
12. šu-nigin 9 udu bar-su-ga 12. Total: 9 sheep, fleece plucked
13. šu-nigin 1 ùz 13. Total: 1 goat
14. udu ú dab5-ba 14. Grazing sheep, captured
15. mu En-unu6-gal
dInnin ba-cuneiform inscriptionun
15. Year Enunugal(anna) was installed (as en-priest of) Inanna (of Uruk)

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cuneiform inscription

cuneiform inscription

cuneiform inscription

cuneiform inscription