BCT 2, 053 (P105294)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK

Museum Number

A.1137_1982

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

60.0 × 51.0 × 21.0

tablet
obverse
1. 1(gesz2) 5(u) 9(disz) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3
2. a-sza3# muru13
3. 1(gesz2) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3 a-sza3 i7# lugal
4. 4(u) 5(disz) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3 giri17-zal
5. 1(u) 5(disz) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3 amar-kiszi17
6. 1(gesz2) 2(u) 6(disz) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3
7. [a]-sza3 gu2-edin-na
reverse
1. 1(gesz2)# 5(u) la2 1(disz@t) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3
2. a-sza3 usz-gid2-da
3. giri3 e2-gal-e-si
4. 1(u) 3(disz) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3 usz-gid2-da
5. 4(u) 5(disz) geme2 u4 1(disz)-sze3 gu2-edin#-na
6. giri3 a-du-mu# [x]
7. zar3 tab-ba szu ur3-ra#
8. ugula {d}szara2#-za-me
9. kiszib3 [...]-x
10. mu# [...]-x
left
1. a2 giri3-gen-bi nu-ub-ga2-ar#
seal 1
1. lugal-[ku3-zu]
2. dub-[sar]
3. dumu ur-nigar{gar} szusz3

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 60.0 high × 51.0 wide × 21.0 thick
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  • Watson, Philip J. 1993. [BCT 2 53 (Watson1993)]

    primaryFemale workers for fields.


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  • Museum No.: A.1137_1982
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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Cite this Artifact

“BCT 2, 053 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105294.

BCT 2, 053 artifact entry (No. P105294). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105294

BCT 2, 053 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105294 (Accessed: February 1, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-01]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {BCT 2, 053 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105294},
}

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