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Primary publication: CDLJ 2012/1 §3.12
Author: Ouyang Xiaoli & Brookman, William R.
Publication date: 2012
Secondary publication(s):
Author remarks: Tag of a basket for storing tablets
Published collation:
CDLI no.: P416446
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz0029rhfn
CDLI comments:
Source of original electronic files
Catalogue: 20110310 cdliadmin_ouyang
Transliteration: Ouyang Xiaoli; Brookman, William R.
Translation: Ouyang Xiaoli; Brookman, William R.
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Collection Information
Owner: Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Museum no.: E59435
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Text Content:
Genre: Administrative
Sub-genre: pisan-dub-ba
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Language: Sumerian
Physical Information
Object type: tag
Material: clay
Object remarks:
Measurements (mm): 37 x 34 x 19
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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: Amar-Suen.05.00.00
Dates referenced: Amar-Suen.05.00.00
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1. pisan-dub-ba
#tr.en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. dub?-me zi-ga sza3-tam-ne
#tr.en: tablets(?), “credits” of the šatam(-officials),
3. u3 dub? me-dur-x
#tr.en: and tablets(?) ...
4. pisan-bi-sze3
#tr.en: to the baskets
5. hal-ha
#tr.en: apportioned,

1. i3-[gal2]
#tr.en: are here;
2. mu en#-[unu6-gal {d}inanna] unu{ki} [ba-hun]
#tr.en: year: “Enunugal of Inanna in Uruk was installed.”