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Primary publication: Orient 55, 160 no. 6
Author: Liu Changyu
Publication date: 2020
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Published collation:
CDLI no.: P424381
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz002bhdvp
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Source of original electronic files
Catalogue: 20111007 cdliadmin_freedman
Transliteration: Freedman, Sally M., Liu Changyu
Translation: Freedman, Sally M.
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Collection Information
Owner: Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA
Museum no.: WCMA 20.1.14
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Acquisition history: Gift of Professor Edgar J. Banks and Dr. John Henry Haynes, Class of 1876

Text Content:
Genre: Administrative
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Language: Sumerian
Physical Information
Object type: tablet
Material: clay
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Measurements (mm): 47 x 42 x
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Join information:
Seal no.: S005357
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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.09.00.00
Dates referenced: Amar-Suen.09.00.00
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1. 1(u) 6(disz) gurusz u4 2(disz)-sze3
#tr.en: 16 laborers for 2 days
2. umma{ki}-ta du6-gesz-i3-ka-sze3 ma2 su3 gid2-da
#tr.en: from Umma to Dugeši an empty boat towed,
3. u4 2(disz)-sze3 sze gesz e3-a u3 ma2-a si-ga
#tr.en: for 2 days barley threshing and in the boat loaded,
4. u4 1(disz)-sze3 i7 sal4-la{ki}-asz ma2 gid2-da
#tr.en: for 1 day to the Salla canal boat towed,

1. u4 3(disz)-sze3 sze ba-al-la sze bala-a u3 guru7-a im-ur3-ra
#tr.en: for 3 days grain unloaded, grain transferred, and silo plastering;
2. ugula ur-{d}szakkan
#tr.en: foreman: Ur-Šakkan,
3. kiszib3 ur-{d}szara2
#tr.en: sealed document of Ur-Šara;
$ blank space
# seal impression
4. mu# en# ga-esz#{ki#} ba#-hun
#tr.en: year: “The lord of Ga’eš was installed.”

seal 1
1. ur-{d}szara2
#tr.en: Ur-Šara,
2. dub-sar
#tr.en: scribe,
3. dumu szesz-kal-la
#tr.en: son of Šeškalla.