Berens 089 (P105800)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland

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Museum Collection(s)

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland

Museum Number

CBL CT 089

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 1(disz) {gesz}gu-za nita {gesz}taskarin zabar gar-ra
2. 1(disz) {gesz}gu-za szunigin ha-lu-ub2 zabar gar
3. 1(disz) {gesz}gu-za nita ha-lu-ub2 zabar gar
4. 2(disz) {gesz}gu-za szunigin lam zabar gar
5. 3(disz) {gesz}gu-za nita mes zabar gar
6. 5(disz) {gesz}gu-za nita mes
7. 2(u) 1(disz) {gesz}gu-za szunigin zabar gar-ra
8. 3(disz) {gesz}gu-za nita zabar gar-ra
9. 4(disz) {gesz}gu-za nita sza3-kal
10. 1(u) {gesz}gu-za de6-a
11. 1(disz) {gesz}gu-za haszhur?
12. 4(disz) {gesz}gu-za sir3-da {gesz}hum? e2-ba-an
13. 1(disz) {gesz}gu-za mes e2-ba-an
14. 1(disz) {gesz}gu-za al-zi-ra
  blank space
15. 4(disz) {gesz}giri3-gub ha-lu-ub2
16. 2(disz) {gesz}giri3-gub
17. 5(disz) {gesz}na2 mes
18. 1(disz)? {gesz}na2 ildag2
column 2
1. 1(u) 1(disz)? {gesz}na2
  blank space
2. 1(disz) {gesz}sag-erim2 nu2
  blank space
3. 1(disz) {gesz}banszur ha-lu-ub2
4. 1(u) {gesz}banszur lam
5. 2(disz) {gesz}banszur
6. 1(disz) {gesz}gag ha-la2
  blank space
7. 2(disz) {gesz}ma-al-tum ha-lu-ub2 zabar gar-ra
8. 4(disz) {gesz}ma-al-tum ha-lu-ub2 tur
9. 1(disz) {gesz}ma-al-tum mes tur
10. 8(disz) {gesz}ma-al-tum tur
  blank space
11. 1(disz) {gesz}gir a-ra2 ha-lu-ub2 zabar gar-ra
12. 2(disz) {gesz}dur2 i7 sal4-la ha-lu-ub2
13. 2(disz) {gesz}dur2 i7 sal4-la mes
14. 2(disz) {gesz}an-za-am lam
15. 2(disz) {gesz}an-za-am mes
16. 2(disz) {gesz}gu2-ne-sag-ga2
  blank space
17. 1(disz) {gesz}bugin?
18. 2(disz) {gesz}ba-an 5(disz) sila3
19. 1(disz) {gesz}nig2 2(disz) sila3
20. 1(disz) {gesz}da-ak-si mes e2-ba-an
21. 1(disz) {gesz}da-ak-si gesz-hur e2-ba-an
reverse
column 1
1. 1(disz) {gesz}mud {gesz}erin2 ha-lu-ub2
2. 1(disz) {gesz}sa-bi2-tum
3. 1(disz) {gesz}pisan na-ah-ba-tum
4. 1(disz) {gesz}erin2
5. 1(disz) {gesz}hum ma2-a
6. 5(disz) {gesz}sag-gul gi-gid2
  blank space
column 2
  blank space
1. 1(disz) na4 1(asz) gu2-na
2. 1(disz) na4 1(u) ma-na
  blank space
3. 1(disz) na4 1(u) gin2
  blank space
4. nig2-gur11 du-du

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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  • primary: Berens, 089

    [Pinches1915Berens] Pinches, Theophilus G. 1915. The Babylonian Tablets of the Berens Collection.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CBL CT 089
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2018-06-17 at 21:13:01 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:52:16 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-10-13 at 16:16:44 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:24:58 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:09:00 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:16:57 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
“Berens 089 Artifact Entry.” 2001. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 20, 2001. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105800.
Berens 089 artifact entry (No. P105800). (2001, December 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105800
Berens 089 artifact entry (2001) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105800 (Accessed: May 23, 2024).
@misc{2001Berens,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-23]},
	year = {2001},
	month = {dec 20},
	title = {Berens 089 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105800},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P105800},
}

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