CT 01, pl. 04-05, BM 017744 (P108393)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 017744

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 3(asz) guru7 5(u) 6(asz) 3(barig) 6(disz) sila3 gin2 sze gur {d}szul-gi-ra
2. la2-ia3 sze ur5-ra u3 i3-dub
3. 3(gesz'u) 7(gesz2) 3(asz) 3(barig) 1(ban2) 3(disz) 1/3(disz) sila3 gur
4. ki ur-{d}ig-alim-ta
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5. szunigin 3(asz) guru7 3(gesz'u) 8(gesz2) 1(barig) 2(ban2) la2 1/2(disz) sila3 gur
6. sag-nig2-gur11-ra-kam
7. sza3-bi-ta
8. 1(asz) guru7 1(gesz'u) 5(u) 2(asz) 5(ban2) 2(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 gur
9. ugu2 szabra sanga-ka ba-a-gar
10. 2(gesz'u) 2(gesz2) 4(u) 3(asz) 1(barig) 4(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 gur
11. ad-da-mu
12. 3(u) 4(asz) 3(barig) gur
13. lu2-{d}gesz-bar-e3
14. ugu2-a ga2-ra im-ma
column 2
1. 6(gesz2) la2 1(barig) 2(ban2) gur
2. lu2-igi-sa6-sa6
3. 3(gesz2) 1(u) 6(asz) 2(barig) 5(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 gur
4. ur-{d}lamma dumu ur-nig2
5. 2(gesz'u) 3(gesz2) 4(u) 1(asz) 4(barig) 4(ban2) 8(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 gur
6. ad-da-mu
7. 5(disz) 5/6(disz) ma-na 8(disz) gin2 igi-6(disz)-gal2 1(u) la2 1(disz) sze ku3-babbar
8. sze-bi 5(gesz2) 5(u) 8(asz) 1(barig) 5(disz) sila3 gur
9. nam-mah dumu ur-{gesz}gigir
10. szu ba-ti
11. ugu2-a ga2-ga2
12. 4(u) la2 3(barig) 2(ban2) gur
13. aga3-us2 lugal sipa-ta dab5-ba-me
14. 4(asz) gur
15. sza3-gal {ansze}si2-si2
16. szesz-kal-la szusz3
17. 5(u) 6(asz) 3(barig) gur
18. lu2-bi-mu
19. 1(gesz2) 4(u) 5(asz) 2(barig) 4(ban2) gur
20. i3-dub nu-bala
21. 1(gesz2) 3(u) 8(asz) 1(barig) 2(ban2) 3(disz) sila3 gur
column 3
1. ga2-nun sanga ba-an-kux(KWU147)
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2. szunigin 1(asz) guru7 1(gesz'u) 5(u) 2(asz) 4(ban2) 2(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 gur
3. ugu2 szabra sanga-ka ba-a-gar
4. szunigin2 2(gesz'u) 3(gesz2) 1(u) 7(asz) 4(barig) 4(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 gur
5. ugu2-a ga2-ra im-ma
6. szunigin2 3(gesz'u) 2(gesz2) 5(u) 8(asz) 1(barig) 2(ban2) 6(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 gur
7. szunigin 5(disz) 5/6(disz) ma-na 8(disz) gin2 igi-6(disz)-gal2 1(u) la2 1(disz) sze ku3-babbar
8. sze-bi 5(gesz2) 5(u) 8(asz) 1(barig) 5(disz) sila3 gur
9. szunigin 9(gesz2) 3(asz) 3(barig) 4(ban2) 3(disz) sila3 gur i3-dub
10. ugu2-a ga2-ga2
11. 5(u) 3(asz) gur
12. szitim tum-ma-al-la gub-ba-me
13. 3(gesz2) 4(u) la2 2(ban2) gur
14. HI sze nu-tuku nu-banda3 ugnim-me
15. 2(gesz2) 2(u) 9(asz) 1(barig) 5(ban2) gur
16. HI sze nu-tuku nu-banda3 iri-me
reverse
column 1
1. 2(gesz2) 5(u) 5(asz) 4(barig) gur
2. dumu dab5-ba sze nu-tuku-me
3. sukkal-mah-ra en3-bi tar-re-dam
4. 3(u) 4(asz) 4(ban2) gur
5. sze HI nu-uru4-ke4 tak4-a
6. 1(gesz2) 3(u) 4(asz) 3(barig) 1(ban2) 7(disz) sila3 gur
7. HI nu-uru4 a-sza3-ba gi4-a-me
8. 3(u) 2(asz) gur
9. su-su nu-su ma-an-sa6 sanga {d}hendur-sag
10. 2(asz) 3(barig) 4(ban2) gur
11. dumu dab5-ba hun-ga2 e a-sza3-ke4-ne en ak-me
12. 5(u) 4(asz) 2(barig) 1(ban2) gur
13. nig2-{d}ba-ba6 nu-banda3 usz-bar-ka mu egir-a-ni {d}nanna-igi-du ba-an-de6-sze3
14. 6(asz) 1(barig) gur
15. sa2-du11 iti 3(u) 1(disz)-kam
16. {d}asar sza3 lagasz{ki}
17. mu im a-tu-ke4 ba-ab-tak4-a-sze3
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18. szunigin 1(gesz'u) 3(gesz2) 4(u) 2(asz) 1(barig) 1(ban2) 7(disz) sila3 gur
column 2
1. zi-ga
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2. szunigin2 2(asz) guru7 3(gesz'u) 5(gesz2) 5(u) 2(asz) 3(barig) 1(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 gur
3. zi-ga
4. <la2>-ia3 1(asz) guru7 2(gesz2) 7(asz) 3(barig) 7(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 gur
5. sza3-bi-ta
6. 2(gesz'u) 6(gesz2) 3(u) 9(asz) 2(barig) 5(ban2) 5(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 gur
7. ad-da-mu
8. 5(gesz2) 2(u) 8(asz) 1(barig) 3(ban2) la2 gin2 gur
9. lu2-igi-sa6-sa6
10. 1(gesz'u) 5(gesz2) 4(u) 9(asz) 3(barig) 3(disz) sila3 gin2 gur
11. ur-{d}lamma dumu ur-nig2
  blank space
12. szunigin 4(gesz'u) 7(gesz2) 5(u) 7(asz) 2(barig) 2(ban2) 8(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 gur
13. szum2-mu-dam
14. <la2>-ia3 1(gesz'u) 4(u) 8(asz) 1(barig) 3(ban2) 3(disz) sila3 gur i3-dub
15. sze szuszin{ki}
16. la2-ia3 3(u) gur
column 3
1. ur-{d}nun-gal ugula usz-bar
2. la2-ia3 2(gesz2) 5(u) 1(asz) 4(barig) 6(disz) sila3 gur
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3. szunigin 1(gesz'u) 4(gesz2) 1(u) 3(ban2) 9(disz) sila3 gur
4. la2-ia3-am3
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5. szunigin2 3(asz) guru7 3(gesz'u) 8(gesz2) 1(barig) 2(ban2) la2 1/2(disz) sila3 gur
6. nig2-ka9-ak si-i3-tum sze sumun
7. 3(gesz'u) 6(gesz2) 5(u) 2(asz) 2(disz) 5/6(disz) sila3 gur
8. sze gibil-ta
9. ur-{d}lamma dumu ur-nig2
10. szu ba-ti
  blank space
11. nig2-ka9-ak ka-la2-a
12. ur-{d}lamma
13. ensi2
14. mu us2-sa an-sza-an{ki} ba-hul

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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: CT 1, pl. 04-05, BM 017744

    [King1896CT1] King, Leonard W. 1896. Cuneiform Texts. Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Texts in the British Museum.

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  • Museum No.: BM 017744
  • Accession No.: 1894-10-15, 0004

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.35.00.00 (us2 year)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:39:11 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
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
2018-03-23 at 18:53:25 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:52:20 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-07-28 at 16:34:15 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-07-08 at 10:15:07 Englund, Robert K. Atf Cripps, Eric L. CDLI approved View
2015-03-13 at 12:42:32 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:28:31 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:11:26 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 09:57:16 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:17:58 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
“CT 01, Pl. 04-05, BM 017744 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P108393.
CT 01, pl. 04-05, BM 017744 artifact entry (No. P108393). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P108393 (Original work published 2001)
CT 01, pl. 04-05, BM 017744 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P108393 (Accessed: June 17, 2024).
@misc{2023CT,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-17]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CT 01, pl. 04-05, {BM} 017744 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P108393},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P108393},
}

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