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JSS 7, 184
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Primary publicationJSS 7, 184
Author(s)Donald, Trevor
Publication date1962
Secondary publication(s)Heinrich, Ernst & Seidl, Ursula, MDOG 098 (1967) 032 no. 09
CollectionJohn Rylands Library, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Museum no.JRL 0930
Accession no.
Provenienceuncertain (mod. uncertain)
Excavation no.
PeriodUr III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
Dates referenced--.--.00.00
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreAdministrative
Sub-genrebuilding floor plan
CDLI comments20121017 englund: building plan with measurements based on 3 cubit-thick outer walls and central room niche walls, otherwise 2 cubit-thick inner walls
Catalogue source20011220 ur3_catalogue
ATF sourceEnglund, Robert K.
Translationuncertain
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001q22tp
Composite no.
Seal no.
CDLI no.P112404

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1.a1. 1(u)# 9(disz)# kusz3
en: 19 cubits;
kuš₃ = “cubit” (ca. 50cm)
1.a2. 6(disz) kusz3
en: 6 cubits;
1.b1. 9(disz) kusz3
en: 9 cubits;
1.b2. <6(disz) kusz3>
en: 6 cubits;
1.c1. 5(disz) kusz3
en: 5 cubits;
1.c2. 6(disz) kusz3
en: 6 cubits;
2.a1. 5(disz) kusz3
en: 5 cubits;
2.a2. 1(u) kusz3
en: 10 cubits;
2.b1. 1(u) 2(disz) kusz3
en: 12 cubits;
2.b2. 1(u) kusz3
en: 10 cubits;
2.c1. 6(disz)# kusz3
en: 6 cubits;
2.c2. <1(u) kusz3>
en: 10 cubits;
2.d1. 5(disz) kusz3
en: 5 cubits;
2.d2. 1(u) kusz3
en: 10 cubits;
3.a1. 8(disz) kusz3
en: 8 cubits;
3.a2. <6(disz) kusz3>
en: 6 cubits;
3.b1. 1(u) 1(disz) kusz3
en: 11 cubits;
3.b2. <6(disz) kusz3>
en: 6 cubits;
3.c1. 7(disz) kusz3
en: 7 cubits;
3.c2. <6(disz) kusz3>
en: 6 cubits;
3.d1. 5(disz) kusz3
en: 5 cubits;
3.d2. <6(disz) kusz3>
en: 6 cubits;
4.a. kusz3 iz-zi-ta
en: cubits per wall;
4.b. 2(disz) 1/2(disz) ninda 2(disz)# kusz3#
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
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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