Tablet with cuneiform inscription

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
28th year of King Shulgi, Dynasty 3
2245 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 37 x 31 x 19 mm (1 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 inches)

Accession Number

21.1356

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

Clay tablet, fastened to a basket or container (?). Sumerian cuneiform inscription: obscure - dated in the 28th year of Shulgi, the second king of the Third Dynasty of Ur. Broken.

Inscription

1 pisan-dub-ba
2 igi-gar aka
3 utul (?)-e-ne
4 [n]u-bànda Lugal-uru-d[a]
5 ù Lú-giri(KA)-zala(n)
6 ì-gál
7 mu Ha-ar-ši^ki / ba-hul

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Amy and Clara Curtis