BCT 2, 275 (P105515)

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.1433_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

62.0 × 46.0 × 19.0

tablet
obverse
1. 3(asz) sze gur lugal
2. ur-{d}bil3-ga-<mes>
3. 3(asz) er3-ri-[x]
4. 2(asz)#? 3(barig) kur-[x]
5. 3(asz) [...]
6. 3(asz) [...]
7. 3(asz) [...]
8. 3(asz) [...]
9. 3(asz) [...]
10. 3(asz) [...] x [...]
11. 3(asz) ur-zikum-ma
12. 3(asz) ga-ti-e
  blank space
  (erased line)
13. 2(asz) 3(barig) lugal-iti-da
14. 3(asz) ur-{d}iszkur
reverse
1. 2(asz) 3(barig) lugal-ezem
2. 3(asz) {d}szara2-a-mu
3. 3(asz) {d}szara2-ki-ag2
  blank space
  seal impression
4. sze-ba [...]
5. ugula [...]
6. iti [...]
  blank space
7. mu ki-masz{ki} ba-[hul]
  blank space
  seal impression
seal 1
1. ba-sa6
2. dub-sar
3. dumu lugal-sa6-ga

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 62.0 high × 46.0 wide × 19.0 thick
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  • Watson, Philip J. 1993. [BCT 2 275 (Watson1993)]

    primaryRecord of barley.


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  • Museum No.: A.1433_1982
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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Cite this Artifact

“BCT 2, 275 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105515.

BCT 2, 275 artifact entry (No. P105515). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105515

BCT 2, 275 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105515 (Accessed: February 3, 2023).

@misc{2001BCT,
  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-03]},
  • year = {2001},
  • month = {dec 20},
  • title = {BCT 2, 275 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105515},
}

TY  - ELEC
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LB  - CDLI:P105515
M1  - 2023/2/3/
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ER  -