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Primary publication: CDLJ 2006/2 §05
Author: Johnson, J. Cale
Publication date: 2006
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CDLI no.: P273413
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz00230f35
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Catalogue: 20050803 cdliadmin
Transliteration: cdlistaff
Translation: Johnson, J. Cale
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Collection Information
Owner: Odum Library, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia, USA
Museum no.: VSU 05
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Genre: Administrative
Sub-genre: messenger text
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Language: Sumerian
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Object type: tablet
Material: clay
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Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
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Date of Origin: Šū-Suen.03.02.07
Dates referenced: Šū-Suen.03.02.07
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1. 1(disz) kasz dida 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga
#tr.en: 1 pot (ca. 10 liters) of dida beer, 5 sila3 (1 sila3 ca. 1 liter) of high-quality beer,
2. 1(ban2) ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
#tr.en: 1 ban2 (1 ban2 ca. 10 liters) of bread, 2 shekels (1 shekel ca. 1/60 liter) of oil and 2 shekels of alkali,
3. 3(disz) ku6 3(disz) sa szum2
#tr.en: 3 fish and 3 bunches of onions:
4. a-gu-a# sukkal#? gaba-asz#
#tr.en: Agu’a, the messenger, (sent) to Persia;
5. 1(disz) kasz dida# 6(disz)#? gin2#? [i3]
#tr.en: 1 pot of dida beer, 6(?) shekels of oil,
6. 1(ban2) [ninda] 2(disz) gin2# [i3 2(disz) gin2 naga]
#tr.en: 1 ban of bread, 2 shekels of oil, 2 shekels of alkali,
7. 3(disz)# ku6# [3(disz) sa szum2]
#tr.en: 3 fish and 3 bunches of onions:

1. i3-kal-la# sukkal# [...]
#tr.en: Ikalla, the messenger, ...;
2. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 [ninda]
#tr.en: 3 sila3 of beer, 2 sila3 of bread,
3. 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga#
#tr.en: 2 shekels of oil, 2 shekels of alkali,
4. 1(disz)# ku6 1(disz) sa szum2
#tr.en: 1 fish, 1 bunch of onions:
5. du10-ga-mu ka-us2-sa2
#tr.en: Dugamu the ...;
6. szunigin 2(disz) kasz dida du 1(ban2)?
#tr.en: total: 2 pots of average-quality dida beer (made with) 1 ban2 (of barley);
7. szunigin 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga szunigin 6(disz) gin2 i3?
#tr.en: total: 5 sila3 of high-quality beer; total: 6 shekels of oil;
8. szunigin 2(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 ninda szunigin 6(disz) gin2 i3
#tr.en: total: 2 ban2 2 sila3 of bread; total: 6 shekels of oil;
9. szunigin 6(disz) gin2 naga
#tr.en: total: 6 shekels of alkali;
10. szunigin 7(disz) ku6 szunigin 7(disz) sa szum2
#tr.en: total: 7 fish; total: 7 bunches of onions;
11. u4 7(disz)-kam
#tr.en: 7th day,
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12. iti sig4-{gesz}i3-szub-ba-gar
#tr.en: month: “Bricks-placed-in-moulds,”

1. mu us2-sa ma2 {d}en-ki ba-ab-du8
#tr.en: year following: “The barge of Enki was caulked.”