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Publication
Primary publication: JSS 7, 184
Author: Donald, Trevor
Publication date: 1962
Secondary publication(s): Heinrich, Ernst & Seidl, Ursula, MDOG 098 (1967) 032 no. 09
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CDLI no.: P112404
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001q22tp
CDLI comments: 20121017 englund: building plan with measurements based on 3 cubit-thick outer walls and central room niche walls, otherwise 2 cubit-thick inner walls
Source of original electronic files
Catalogue: 20011220 ur3_catalogue
Transliteration: Englund, Robert K.
Translation: uncertain
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Collection Information
Owner: John Rylands Library, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Museum no.: JRL 0930
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Genre: Administrative
Sub-genre: building floor plan
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Language: Sumerian
Physical Information
Object type: tablet
Material: clay
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Provenience: uncertain (mod. uncertain)
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Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
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Tablet

obverse
1.a1. 1(u)# 9(disz)# kusz3
#tr.en: 19 cubits;
# kuš₃ = “cubit” (ca. 50cm)
1.a2. 6(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 6 cubits;
1.b1. 9(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 9 cubits;
1.b2. <6(disz) kusz3>
#tr.en: 6 cubits;
1.c1. 5(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 5 cubits;
1.c2. 6(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 6 cubits;
2.a1. 5(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 5 cubits;
2.a2. 1(u) kusz3
#tr.en: 10 cubits;
2.b1. 1(u) 2(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 12 cubits;
2.b2. 1(u) kusz3
#tr.en: 10 cubits;
2.c1. 6(disz)# kusz3
#tr.en: 6 cubits;
2.c2. <1(u) kusz3>
#tr.en: 10 cubits;
2.d1. 5(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 5 cubits;
2.d2. 1(u) kusz3
#tr.en: 10 cubits;
3.a1. 8(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 8 cubits;
3.a2. <6(disz) kusz3>
#tr.en: 6 cubits;
3.b1. 1(u) 1(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 11 cubits;
3.b2. <6(disz) kusz3>
#tr.en: 6 cubits;
3.c1. 7(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 7 cubits;
3.c2. <6(disz) kusz3>
#tr.en: 6 cubits;
3.d1. 5(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 5 cubits;
3.d2. <6(disz) kusz3>
#tr.en: 6 cubits;
4.a. kusz3 iz-zi-ta
#tr.en: cubits per wall;
4.b. 2(disz) 1/2(disz) ninda 2(disz)# kusz3#
#tr.en: 2 1/2 ninda 2 cubits;
# calculation: 3 + 6 + 2 + 10 + 2 + 6 + 3 = 32k = 2n 8k
# ninda = 12 kuš₃ (ca. 6m)
# disturbed sign before kusz3?
4.c. 3(disz) 1/2(disz) ninda 1(disz) kusz3
#tr.en: 3 1/2 ninda 1 cubit;
# calculation: 3 + 19 + 2 + 9 + 2 + 5 + 3 // 3 + 5 + 3 + 12 + 3 + 6 + 2 + 5 + 3 // 3 + 8 + 2 + 11 + 2 + 7 + 2 + 5 + 3 = 43k = 3n 7k

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