Cuneiform tablet with an administrative document

Published/Created:
ca. 2550-2400 BCE
Physical Description:
clay
Notes:
Translation: 140 laborers; contracted people from Uruk; 215 from Adab; 74 from Nippur; 110 from Lagash; 66 from Shuruppak; 128 from Umma. In all: 660 minus 10 laborers; contracted from Sumer
Topics:
Sculpture -- Near East -- Sumeria -- (YVRC)
Culture:
Early Dynastic IIIA (2550-2400 BCE)
Accession Number:
2365-020
Genre:
tablets (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Note:
Aruz, ed. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. 2003.
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Original Repository:
Berlin, Germany: Vorderasiatisches Museum (Museum of the Ancient Near East)
Local Record Number:
Portfolio Item ID: 69035
OID:
367405
PID:
digcoll:2315110