Search results


   Page: 1   
1 text(s) found
Return to Search Page
Search aids
Terms of Use
Internal login

Download all text      Download transliterations      Reduce to catalogue data      Unclear abbreviations?      Support the CDLI


MVN 15, 108
Click for archival page


Primary publicationMVN 15, 108
Author(s)Owen, David I.
Publication date1991
Secondary publication(s)Englund, Robert K., Or. 64 (1995) 403-425
CollectionAllegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania, USA
Museum no.Allegheny 02
Accession no.
ProvenienceUmma (mod. Tell Jokha)
Excavation no.
PeriodUr III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
Dates referencedAmar-Suen.02.00.00, Amar-Suen.03.00.00
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreAdministrative
Sub-genre
CDLI comments20181214 englund: several herders of this text are recorded in L’uomo 53/P112472 with full herds, while L’uomo 54/P112473 records some of the same delivering skins
Catalogue source20011220 ur3_catalogue
ATF sourceOwen, David I.
Translationuncertain
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001rr8sf
Composite no.
Seal no.
CDLI no.P118388

Can you improve upon the content of this entry?
Please contact us!
View line art
View detail line art


(click on image to enlarge)

Tablet


obverse

column 1
1. 6(asz) 1(barig) 5(ban2) 1(u) 7(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2 i3-nun gur
en: 6 gur 1 barig 5 ban2 17 1/2 shekels butter oil,
2. 1(u) 3(asz) 1(ban2) 8(disz) 2/3(disz) sila3 8(disz) gin2 ga-UD@g gur
en: 13 gur 1 ban2 8 2/3 sila3 8 shekels kašk cheese,
3. si-i3-tum mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal-e ur-bi2-lum{ki} mu-hul
en: debits of the year: “Amar-Suen, the king, destroyed Urbilum;”
4. 1(asz) 1(barig) 5(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 i3-nun gur
en: 1 gur 1 barig 5 ban2 5 sila3 butter oil,
calculation: 83 milk cows × 5 = 415
5. 2(asz) 2(ban2) 2(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g gur
en: 2 gur 2 ban2 2 1/2 sila3 kašk cheese,
calculation: 83 milk cows × 7.5 = 622.5
6. ki lu2-zabala3{ki}-ta
en: from Lu-Zabala;
7. 2(barig) i3-nun
en: 2 barig butter oil,
calculation: 24 milk cows × 5 = 120
8. 3(barig) ga-UD@g
en: 3 barig kašk cheese,
calculation: 24 milk cows × 7.5 = 180
9. ki ur-{d}ma-mi-ta
en: from Ur-Mami;
10. 1(asz) 5(disz) sila3 i3-nun gur
en: 1 gur 5 sila3 butter oil,
calculation: 61 milk cows × 5 = 305
11. 1(asz) 2(barig) 3(ban2) 7(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g gur
en: 1 gur 2 barig 3 ban2 7 sila3 kašk cheese,
calculation: 61 milk cows × 7.5 = 457.5 (text has 457)
12. ki ur-nigar{gar}-ta
en: from Ur-nigar;
13. 5(ban2) i3-nun
en: 5 ban2 butter oil,
calculation: 10 milk cows × 5 = 50
14. [1(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz)] sila3 ga-UD@g
en: 1 barig 1 ban2 5 sila3 kašk cheese,
calculation: 10 milk cows × 7.5 = 75
15. ki du11#-ge-ta
en: from Duge;
16. 4(ban2) i3-nun
en: 4 ban2 butter oil,
calculation: 8 milk cows × 5 = 40
17. 1(barig) ga-UD@g
en: 1 barig kašk cheese,
calculation: 8 milk cows × 7.5 = 60
18. ki {d}szara2-a-mu-ta
en: from Šara-amu;
19. 4(ban2) i3-nun
en: 4 ban2 butter oil,
calculation: 8 milk cows × 5 = 40
20. 1(barig) ga-UD@g
en: 1 barig kašk cheese,
calculation: 8 milk cows × 7.5 = 60
21. ki lugal-szu-nir-re-ta
en: from Lugal-šunire,
22. 3(barig) 2(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 i3-nun
en: 3 barig 2 ban2 5 sila3 butter oil,
calculation: 41 milk cows × 5 = 205
23. 1(asz) 7(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g gur
en: 1 gur 7 1/2 sila3 kašk cheese,
calculation: 41 milk cows × 7.5 = 307.5
24. ki szesz-kal-la-ta
en: from Šeškala;
25. 1(barig) 5(disz) sila3 i3-nun
en: 1 barig 5 sila3 butter oil,
calculation: 13 milk cows × 5 = 65
26. 1(barig) 3(ban2) 7(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g
en: 1 barig 3 ban2 7 1/2 sila3 kašk cheese,
calculation: 13 milk cows × 7.5 = 97.5
27. ki ur-{d}su4-da-ta
en: from Ur-Suda;
28. 1(barig) 1(ban2) i3-nun
en: 1 barig 1 ban2 butter oil,
calculation: 14 milk cows × 5 = 70
29. 1(barig) 4(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g
en: 1 barig 4 ban2 5 sila3 kašk cheese,
calculation: 14 milk cows × 7.5 = 105
30. ki gu-za-<na>-ta
en: from Guzana;
31. 5(ban2) i3-nun
en: 5 ban2 butter oil,
calculation: 10 milk cows × 5 = 50
32. 1(barig) 1(ban2)#! 5(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g
en: 1 barig 1 ban2 5 sila3 kašk cheese,
calculation: 10 milk cows × 7.5 = 75
33. [ki] bu3-du-ta
en: from Budu;

column 2
1. 1(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 i3-nun
en: 1 barig 1 ban2 5 sila3 butter oil,
calculation: 15 milk cows × 5 = 75
2. 1(barig) 5(ban2) 2(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g
en: 1 barig 5 ban2 2 1/2 sila3 kašk cheese,
calculation: 15 milk cows × 7.5 = 112.5
3. ki al-ba-ni-du11-ta
en: from Albanidu;
4. 1(barig) 2(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 i3-nun
en: 1 barig 2 ban2 5 sila3 butter oil,
calculation: 17 milk cows × 5 = 85
5. 2(barig) 7(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g
en: 2 barig 7 sila3 kašk cheese,
calculation: 17 milk cows × 7.5 = 127.5 (text has 127)
6. ki USZ-ta
en: from UŠ;
7. 2(ban2) i3-nun
en: 2 ban2 butter oil,
calculation: 4 milk cows × 5 = 20
8. 3(ban2) ga-UD@g
en: 3 ban2 kašk cheese,
calculation: 4 milk cows × 7.5 = 30
9. ki a-ki-szar-ta
en: from Akišar;
blank space
10. szu?-GIR2@g-bi 1(barig) 4(ban2) 2(disz) 2/3(disz) sila3
en: its šuGIR: 1 barig 4 ban2 2 2/3 sila3;
calculation: 1540 (total sila3 butter oil) × 1/15 = 102.67
11. 2(ban2) 2(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 i3 ma2-gur8-ra
en: 2 ban2 2 1/2 sila3 (butter) oil for “Barge;”
blank space
12. szunigin 1(u) 1(asz) 4(barig) 3(ban2) 5(disz) 1/3(disz) sila3 7(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2 i3-nun gur
en: total: 11 gur 4 barig 3 ban2 5 1/3 sila3 7 1/2 shekels butter oil,
calculation: addition of initial debits, all butter oil delivery quotas, adjustments and barge oil
13. szunigin 2(u) 3(barig) 4(ban2) 8(disz) 2/3(disz) sila3 8(disz) gin2 ga-UD@g gur
en: total: 20 gur 3 barig 4 ban2 8 2/3 sila3 8 shekels kašk cheese,
calculation: addition of initial debits and all kašk cheese delivery quotas
14. sza3-bi-ta
en: therefrom:
15. 3(barig) 4(disz) sila3 i3-nun
en: 3 barig 4 sila3 butter oil,
16. 2(ban2) 9(disz) sila3 ga gazi
en: 2 ban2 9 sila3 sumac-cheese,
17. 2(barig) 4(ban2) 4(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g
en: 2 barig 4 ban2 4 sila3 kašk cheese,
18. giri3 ur-{d}szakkan
en: via Ur-Šakkan;
19. 1(asz) 3(barig) 2(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 ga-[szex(SIG7)-a gur]
en: 1 gur 3 barig 2 ban2 8 sila3 yellowed milk,
20. giri3 kas4#
en: via Kas;
21. zi-ga bala-[a]
en: booked out of the bala (obligation)
22. mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal#-e ur-bi2-lum{ki} mu#-[hul]
en: of the year: “Amar-Suen, the king, destroyed Urbilum;”
23. 2(barig) 3(ban2) 8(disz) 1/3(disz) sila3 i3-nun
en: 2 barig 3 ban2 8 1/3 sila3 butter oil,
24. 4(ban2) 6(disz) 1/3(disz) sila3 ga gazi
en: 4 ban 6 1/3 sila3 sumac-cheese,
25. 1(barig) 1(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g
en: 1 barig 1 ban2 2 sila3 kašk cheese,
26. giri3 ur-{d}szakkan
en: via Ur-Šakkan;
27. 1(asz) 3(barig) 8(disz) sila3 ga-szex(SIG7)-a gur
en: 1 gur 3 barig 8 sila3 yellowed milk,
28. 5(ban2) 4(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g
en: 5 ban3 4 sila3 kašk cheese,
29. giri3 kas4
en: via Kas;
30. zi-ga <bala-a> mu ku3 gu-za {d}en-lil2-la2 ba-dim2
en: booked out of the bala (obligation) of the year: “the silvery chair of Enlil was fashioned;”

reverse

column 1
1. 1/3(disz) ma-na 1(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar#
en: 1/3 mana 1 shekel silver
2. a-ra2 1(disz)-kam
en: the first time,
3. 2/3(disz) ma-na 8(disz)# 1/2(disz) gin2 ku3
en: 2/3 mana 8 1/2 shekels silver
4. a-ra2 2(disz)-kam
en: the second time,
5. giri3 lu2-kal-la
en: via Lukala,
6. 9(disz) gin2 ku3
en: 9 shekels silver,
7. giri3 ur-{d}szara2 sza13-dub-[ba]
en: via Ur-Šara the chief accountant,
8. 9(disz) 2/3(disz) gin2 1(u) 5(disz) sze [ku3]
en: 9 2/3 shekels 15 grains silver
9. giri3 lu2-zabala3{ki#}
en: via Lu-Zabala,
10. sag na4-bi 1(disz) 1/3(disz) gin2 2/3(disz) sze ku3#
en: its “(scales) stone overhead”: 1 1/3 shekel 2/3 grains silver,
calculation: unclear and thus perhaps a true scales calibration
11. i3-nun-bi 2(asz) 4(barig) 5(ban2) 5(disz) [2/3(disz)? sila3] 1(u) 2(disz) gin2 gur
en: its butter oil: 2 gur 4 barig 5 ban2 5 2/3 sila3 12 shekels;
89 1/2 shekels 15 2/3 grains (total of all silver) × 10 (sila3 butter oil per shekel) = 895 52/60
12. 1(ban2)# 4(disz)# sila3 i3-nun
en: 1 ban2 4 sila3 butter oil,
13. [2(ban2) 2(disz) sila3] ga#-szex(SIG7)#-[a]
en: 2 ban2 2 sila3 yellowed milk,
14. [sa2-du11 a-ra2] 1(disz)-kam
en: first sadu-allotment,
15. [3(disz) sila3 i3]-nun
en: 3 sila3 butter oil,
16. sa2#-du11# [a-ra2] 2(disz)-kam
en: second sadu-allotment,
17. 1(barig) ga-szex(SIG7)-a gibil-sze3
en: 1 barig yellowed milk ...,
18. kasz-de2-a lugal umma{ki}-sze3 gen-na
en: beer festival when the king went to Umma,
19. kiszib3-bi 4(disz)-am3
en: their sealed documents: 4,
20. ugu2 lu2-kal-la ga2-ga2-dam
en: to be entered to the debit account of Lukala;
21. 1(barig) 1(ban2) 8(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 i3-nun
en: 1 barig 1 ban2 8 1/2 sila3 butter oil,
22. 3(barig) 5(disz) 2/3(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g
en: 3 barig 5 2/3 sila3 kašk cheese,
23. 7(disz) sila3 ga-szex(SIG7)-a
en: 7 sila3 yellowed milk,
24. kiszib3 lu2-kal-la
en: under seal of Lukala,
25. ugu2 ur-e11-e ga2-ga2-dam
en: to be entered to the debit account of Ur-e'e;
26. 3(asz) 1(barig) 3(ban2) 3(disz) sila3 2(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2 i3-nun gur
en: 3 gur 1 barig 3 ban2 3 sila3 2 1/2 shekels butter oil,
27. 1(asz) 3(barig) 5(ban2) 2(disz) 5/6(disz) sila3 ga gazi gur#
en: 1 gur 3 barig 5 ban2 2 5/6 sila3 sumac-cheese,
28. 4(asz) 3(barig) 2(ban2) 3(disz) 1/3(disz) sila3 ga-UD@g gur#
en: 4 gur 3 barig 2 ban2 3 1/3 sila3 kašk cheese,
29. 3(asz) 3(barig) 5(ban2) ga-szex(SIG7)-a gur#
en: 3 gur 3 barig 5 ban2 yellowed milk,
30. kiszib3 ur-{d}szul-pa-e3
en: under seal of Ur-Šulpa'e;
blank space

column 2
blank space
1. szunigin 7(asz) 3(barig) 4(ban2) 6(disz) 2/3(disz) sila3 4(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2 i3-nun gur
en: total: 7 gur 3 barig 4 ban2 6 2/3 sila3 4 12 shekels butter oil,
2. szunigin 2(asz) 8(disz) sila3 1(u) gin2 ga gazi gur
en: total: 2 gur 8 sila3 10 shekels sumac-cheese,
3. ga-UD@g-bi 3(asz) 1(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 1(u) 5(disz) gin2
en: its kašk cheese: 3 gur 1 ban2 2 sila3 15 shekels,
calculation: 608.16 × 3/2 = 912.25
4. szunigin 6(asz) 1(barig) 1(ban2) 9(disz) ga-UD@g gur
en: total: 6 gur 1 barig 1 ban2 9 sila3 kašk cheese,
5. szunigin 7(asz) 1(barig) 5(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 ga-szex(SIG7)-a gur
en: total 7 gur 1 barig 5 ban2 5 sila3 yellowed milk,
6. i3-nun-bi 1(barig) 5(ban2) 2/3(disz) sila3 5(disz) gin2
en: its butter oil: 1 barig 5 ban2 2/3 sila3 5 shekels,
calculation: 2215 × 1/20 = 110.75
7. ga-UD@g-bi 2(barig) 4(ban2) 6(disz) sila3 7(disz)# 1/2(disz)# gin2#
en: its kašk cheese: 2 barig 4 ban2 6 sila3 7 1/2 shekels;
calculation: 2215 × 1/20 × 3/2 = 166.125
blank space
8. [szunigin] 8(asz)# 3(ban2) 7(disz) 1/3(disz) sila3 9(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2 i3-nun gur
en: total: 8 gur 3 ban2 7 1/3 sila3 9 1/2 shekels butter oil,
9. [szunigin] 9(asz)# 4(barig) 1(ban2) 7(disz) 1/3(disz) sila3 2(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2 ga-UD@g gur
en: total: 9 gur 4 barig 1 ban2 7 1/3 sila3 2 1/2 shekels kašk cheese,
10. zi-ga-am3
en: booked out;
11. la2-ia3 3(asz) 3(barig) 5(ban2) 7(disz) 5/6(disz) sila3 8(disz) gin2 i3-nun gur
en: the deficit: 3 gur 3 barig 5 ban2 7 5/6 sila3 8 shekels butter oil,
calculation: -3575 27.5/60 + 2437 29.5/60 = -1137 58/60
12. 1(u) 4(barig) 3(ban2) 1(disz) 1/3(disz) sila3 5(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2 ga-UD@g gur
en: 10 gur 4 barig 3 ban2 1 1/3 sila3 5 1/2 shekels kašk cheese,
calculation: -6228 48/60 + 2957 22.5/60 = -3271 25.5/60
13. la2-ia3-am3
en: are the deficit;
14. nig2-ka9-ak# i3#-nun ga-ar3
en: account of butter oil and kašk cheese of
15. a-tu szusz3
en: Atu, the chief cattle manager;
blank space
16. mu ku3 gu-za {d}en-lil2-la2 ba-dim2
en: year: “The silver-chair of Enlil was fashioned.”



Version History

  Page: 1