BCT 2, 153 (P105394)

Administrative tag 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.1252_1982

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tag

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (pisan-dub-ba)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

44.0 mm × 39.0 mm × 18.0 mm

object tag
obverse
1. pisan-dub-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. kiszib3 dab-ba
 en: sealed documents of conveyance,
3. ARAD2 ugula
 en: ARAD, foreman,
4. {d}szara2-kam ugula za3-mu ugula
 en: Šarakam, foreman, Zamu, foreman,
5. i3-gal2
 en: are here;
reverse
1. mu us2-sa bad3 mar-tu# ba-du3
 en: year: “The Amorite wall was erected.”
  blank space

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tag
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 44.0 high × 39.0 wide × 18.0 thick
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  • primary: BCT 2, 153

    [Watson1993BCT2] Watson, Philip J. 1993. Catalogue of Cuneiform Tablets in Birmingham City Museum. Vol. 2: Neo-Sumerian Texts from Umma and Other Sites. Warminster: Aris & Phillips.

    Label for a tablet basket.


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: A.1252_1982
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) [uncertain]
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.05.00.00 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2020-06-10 at 19:09:06 Pagé-Perron, Émilie atf Pagé-Perron, Émilie CDLI approved View
2016-12-15 at 17:03:55 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-12-12 at 08:42:57 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-05-06 at 08:16:33 CDLI atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:24:20 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:08:36 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 09:52:39 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:16:50 CDLI atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“BCT 2, 153 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105394.
BCT 2, 153 artifact entry (No. P105394). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105394
BCT 2, 153 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105394 (Accessed: March 1, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-03-01]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {BCT 2, 153 artifact entry},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105394},
}

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