MCS 2, 75, BM 105377 (P112634)

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

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 105377

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

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tablet
obverse
1. 4(disz) gu4-numun gu#? [...]
2. 1(disz) e2-[x]
3. 1(disz) ur-sukkal
4. 1(disz) zi-NI-ti
5. 1(disz) a-li2-ma?
  UR?
7. 1(disz) a-a-ha-ma-ti lu2 nam-ha-ni
8. [x] 1(disz) u8 sila4 du3-a
9. [x] 1(disz) ud5 masz2 du3-a
10. e2#? |KI.AN|{ki} szu-du7-a-bi
11. 1(disz) {na4}kin2 szu se3-ga
12. ur-nigar{gar}-ke4
13. dam-na in-na-an-ba
reverse
1. 1(u) gin2 har ku3-babbar
2. 1(disz) geme2-{d}szara2
3. nig2-ba ba-za dumu-munus
4. 1(disz) esz18-dar-i3-li2
5. nig2-ba nin-ba-tuku-<szem5-du10-gal> dumu-munus
6. 1(disz) [lugal]-uszurx(|LAL2.TUG2|)
7. nig2-ba ha-dab5#? ab-ba-na
8. ur-nigar{gar}-ke4 dumu-ne-ne in-na-ba
9. 1(disz) nimgir-di-de3
10. 1(disz) lugal-iti-da
11. 1(disz) inim-ma-ni-zi
12. 1(disz) da-da-mu
13. 1(disz) {gesz}guzza-ni
14. lu2-inim-ma-[bi-me]
15. sza3-ba nimgir-di-[de3 nam-erim2-ma ba-ni-dab5?]
16. ur-ku3 maszkim#
17. iti diri
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18. mu en-mah-gal#-[an-na en {d}]inanna ba-hun

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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: MCS 2, 75, BM 105377

    [Fish1952MCS2] Fish, Thomas. 1952. Manchester Cuneiform Studies 2.

  • history: Care of the Elderly p.23-57, p. 49

    [Wilcke1998elderly] Wilcke, Claus. 1998. “Care of the Elderly in Mesopotamia in the Third Millennium B.C.” In The Care of the Elderly in the Ancient Near East, edited by Marten Stol and Sven P. Vleeming, 23–57. Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East, Volume 14. Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 105377
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 0209

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.04.13.00 (intercalated)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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
2017-02-28 at 17:16:29 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 13:34:56 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-05-02 at 14:15:38 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:19:31 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
“MCS 2, 75, BM 105377 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112634.
MCS 2, 75, BM 105377 artifact entry (No. P112634). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112634 (Original work published 2001)
MCS 2, 75, BM 105377 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P112634 (Accessed: February 25, 2024).
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}

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