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Primary publication: MVN 09, 165
Author: Snell, Daniel C.
Publication date: 1979
Secondary publication(s): Nelson, Richard C., pisan-dub-ba (1976) no. 194
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CDLI no.: P115808
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001vgzr7
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Source of original electronic files
Catalogue: 20011220 ur3_catalogue
Transliteration: cdlistaff
Translation: uncertain
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Collection Information
Owner: Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Museum no.: KM 89075
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Text Content:
Genre: Administrative
Sub-genre: pisan-dub-ba
Sub-genre remarks: “pisan dub-ba, udu gukkal gub-ba.”
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Language: Sumerian
Physical Information
Object type: tag
Material: clay
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Measurements (mm): 56 x 41 x 21
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Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
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Date of Origin: Šū-Suen.05.00.00 (us2 year)
Dates referenced: Šū-Suen.05.00.00 (us2 year)
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1. pisan-dub-ba
#tr.en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. udu gukkal gub-ba
#tr.en: sheep, fat-tailed sheep stationed,
3. a-bi2-si2-im#-ti
#tr.en: Abi-simti
4. ugula SI-a-a szusz3
#tr.en: foreman Ši’aya, cattle manager,
5. udu ku-ba-tum nin
#tr.en: sheep k. of the queen,
6. ugula i-zu-a-ri2-ik szusz3
#tr.en: foreman Izu-arik, cattle manager,
7. udu e2-gal
#tr.en: sheep of the palace,
8. ugula na-we-er-dingir
#tr.en: foreman Nawer-ili,

1. nam-ha-ni szusz3
#tr.en: Namḫani, cattle manager,
2. i3-gal2
#tr.en: are here;
$ blank space
3. sza3 gir2-su{ki}
#tr.en: in Girsu,
4. mu us2-sa {d}szu-{d}suen# lugal uri5{ki}-ma#-ke4 bad3 mar-tu mu-ri-iq-ti-id-ni-im mu-du3
#tr.en: year following: “Šu-Suen, king of Ur, the Martu wall ‘muriq-tidnim’ erected.”