|Artifact Identification||Cuneiform Tablet (1913.14.0543)|
|Classification||Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Other Documents|
|Geographic Location||Asia, West, Iraq, Drehem|
|Period/Date||Sumerian, 2130–2006 BC|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||2.8 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||2.3 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||1.1 cm|
|Manufacturing Processes||Inscribing, Handbuilding, Firing|
|Munsell Color Information||Moderate Yellowish Pink (5 YR 7/4) -ns|
Noted in Database as [ur iii period - umma] for period. A fragmentary tablet with an initial recording of silver and animals received by temple officials and others: "5 shekels of silver, 4 sheep, 1 goat/received by Kas, the equerry;/5 shekels of silver, 4 sheep, 1 goat/received by Shesh-Kalla, the son of Tirgu;/8 sheep, 2 goats, received by Ur-Bau;/2 sheep, 1 goat received by Ur-Urbartab, the priest;/1 sheep received by Niba'e, the priest/..../For the (1st) time."
Kang, Shin Teke, Sumerian Economic Texts from the Drehem Archive: Sumerian and Akkadian Cuneiform Texts in the Collection of the World Heritage Museum of the University of Illinois, Volume I. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1974. Text Number 155.
|Credit Line/Dedication||Edgar J. Banks Collection|