Nisaba 01, 165 (P200219)

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 104677

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

24.0 mm × 26.0 mm × 11.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) a-hu-ba-ni
2. 1(disz) ur#-{d}lamma#
3. 1(disz) szu-{d}dumu#-zi#
4. 1(disz) ur-{d}[...]
5. 1(disz) ku-da#?-x
6. 1(disz) na-[...]
7. 1(disz) lu2-{d}[...]
8. 1(disz) a-a-kal-la#
9. 1(disz) inim-ma-ni-[zi]
10. 1(disz) e2-lu2-[x]
11. 1(disz) ur-{d}EN-[x]
12. 1(disz) a-hu-a
13. 1(disz) szu-ni-am3
14. 1(disz) ur-esz3-{d}en-lil2
15. lu2 maszkim-me-esz2
16. 3(disz) sila3 kasz saga 2(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga 5(disz) gin2 szum2-ta
17. 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga 5(disz) <sila3> ninda a-hu-a#
18. szunigin 4(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 kasz saga szunigin 5(disz) sila3 [kasz]
19. szunigin 5(disz) sila3 ninda zi3 sig15
20. szunigin 2(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 ninda du
21. szunigin 2/3(disz) sila3 2(disz) gin2 i3
22. szunigin 1/3(disz) sila3 8(disz) gin2 naga
23. szunigin 1(disz) sila3 1(u) gin2 szum2
24. u4 2(u) 8(disz)-kam
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25. iti e2-iti-6(disz)#
26. mu en {d}inanna masz2-e i3-pa3

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): 24.0 high × 26.0 wide × 11.0 thick
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  • primary: UMTBM 1 = Nisaba 1, 165

    [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.

    Group (variant of) L - encrusted right of Obv. left of Rev.


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  • Museum No.: BM 104677
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Ibbi-Suen.02.08.28
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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 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 09:54:06 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-01-15 at 16:06:09 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 11:23:12 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-02-01 at 12:09:49 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:26:55 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, 165 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200219.
Nisaba 01, 165 artifact entry (No. P200219). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200219 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 01, 165 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200219 (Accessed: July 24, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-24]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {Nisaba 01, 165 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200219},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200219},
}

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