Nisaba 01, 164 (P200218)

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 104676

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

26.0 mm × 32.0 mm × 10.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
2. ur-mu
3. 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
4. a-kal-la
5. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. {d}iszkur-illat
7. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
8. a-bi2-a
9. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
10. lu5-lu5-a
11. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
12. puzur4-ha-li2
13. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
14. lu2#-NE-na
15. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
16. ba-ni-lum
17. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
18. igi-a-ni
19. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
20. ur-e2-mah
21. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 3(disz) gin2 naga
22. e-la-BI
23. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 3(disz) gin2 naga
24. na-zi
25. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 3(disz) gin2 naga
26. szu-{d}da-gan
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27. szunigin 1(ban2) kasz saga szunigin 4(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 kasz du
28. szunigin 5(ban2) ninda szunigin 1(disz) sila3 5(disz) gin2 szum2
29. szunigin 1/2(disz) sila3 9(disz) gin2 i3 szunigin 1/3(disz) sila3 6(disz) gin2 naga#
30. u4 8(disz)-kam
  some text moved to next line
31. iti diri
  some text moved to next line
32. mu si-ma-num2{ki} ba-hul

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
  • Measurements (mm): 26.0 high × 32.0 wide × 10.0 thick
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  • primary: UMTBM 1 = Nisaba 1, 164

    [d'Agostino2002UMTBM1] Agostino, Franco d’, and Francesco Pomponio. 2002. Umma Messenger Texts in the British Museum, Part One (UMTBM 1). Nisaba 1. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

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  • Museum No.: BM 104676
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.03.13.08 (intercalated)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-21 at 17:47:41 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Atf Lafont, Bertrand Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
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 10:02:26 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:54:05 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-07-28 at 15:42:13 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-01-22 at 10:20:24 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:31:29 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:23:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:26:54 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2002-07-09 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 01, 164 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200218.
Nisaba 01, 164 artifact entry (No. P200218). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200218 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 01, 164 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200218 (Accessed: July 13, 2024).
@misc{2023Nisaba,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-13]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {Nisaba 01, 164 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200218},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200218},
}

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