BE 03/1, 136 (P105688)

Administrative tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Museum Number

CBS 11183

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Account of expenditure of wool; *Peters describes as Nippur I, although Ur3 tablets are characteristic to Nippur II. I" came from Tablet Hill)

Language(s)

Sumerian

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tablet
obverse
1. [x] ma-na x a-kal-la
2. 4(disz) ur-{d}lamma#?
3. usz2 x ARAD2#-[x]-ta
4. 1(disz) ur-{d}lamma dumu-ni
5. 4(disz) ur-e2-an-na
6. 2(disz) lu2-{d}nin-szubur
7. 1(disz) ur-{d}x x a#-kal#-la#
8. dumu [...]
9. 1(disz) tug2 {d}lamma-u2?-ta lu2 SIG7-a
10. 1(disz) tug2 ab-ba-gi-na
11. usz2 a#-kal-la SIG7-a
12. ARAD2-da-ni SIG7-a
13. ki lugal-{gesz}gigir-re szabra
reverse
1. szunigin 1(u) 6(disz) ma-na siki x
2. szunigin 2(disz) tug2 usz-bar
3. tug2-ba siki-ba {gesz}kiri6 giri3-se3-ga gir2-su{ki}-ka
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4. iti ezem-{d}szul-gi
5. umma{ki}
6. iti mu-szu-du7 gir2-su{ki}
7. mu dumu-lugal ensi2 an-sza{ki}-ke4 ba-an-tuku
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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: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Administrative (Account of expenditure of wool; *Peters describes as Nippur I, although Ur3 tablets are characteristic to Nippur II. I" came from Tablet Hill)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: BE 3/1, 136

    [Myhrman1910BE3/1] Myhrman, David W. 1910. Sumerian Administrative Documents, Dated in the Reigns of the Kings of the Second Dynasty of Ur, from the Temple Archives of Nippur, Preserved in Philadelphia. The Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania. Series A: Cuneiform Texts, Volume 3, Part 1. Philadelphia: Department of Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania.

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  • Museum No.: CBS 11183
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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    E.side of Shatt, while "II" came from T.H.; W.side of Shatt; (Obv)14x(Rev)9 lines"

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-01-19 at 09:57:24 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:52:14 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-10-07 at 08:47:35 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-10-07 at 08:30:08 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:24:45 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:08:51 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 09:53:20 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:16:55 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
“BE 03/1, 136 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105688.
BE 03/1, 136 artifact entry (No. P105688). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105688 (Original work published 2001)
BE 03/1, 136 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105688 (Accessed: June 14, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-14]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {BE 03/1, 136 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105688},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105688},
}

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