Nisaba 01, 172 (P200226)

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 104684

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

29.0 mm × 27.0 mm × 11.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
2. szu-{d}en-lil2
3. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
4. lu2-gi-na
5. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. hu-la-al
7. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
8. ip-qu2-sza
9. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
10. a-bu-du10
11. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
12. i-szar-be-li2
13. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
14. ur-{d}szul-pa-e3
15. szunigin 2(ban2) 9(disz) sila3 kasz szunigin 2(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 ninda
16. szunigin 1/3(disz) sila3 1(disz) gin2 szum2 szunigin 1/3(disz) sila3 1(disz) gin2 i3 szunigin 1(u) 4(disz) gin2 naga
17. u4 2(u) 7(disz)-kam
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18. iti nesag
19. mu us2-sa {d}szu-{d}suen lugal uri5{ki}-ma-ke4 bad3 mar-tu mu-ri-iq-ti-i3-di3-ni-im mu-du3

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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
  • Measurements (mm): 29.0 high × 27.0 wide × 11.0 thick
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  • primary: UMTBM 1 = Nisaba 1, 172

    [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 104684
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.05.04.27 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:32:21 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 09:54:07 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-01-08 at 16:16:31 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 11:23:13 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:27:02 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, 172 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200226.
Nisaba 01, 172 artifact entry (No. P200226). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200226 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 01, 172 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200226 (Accessed: July 21, 2024).
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	title = {Nisaba 01, 172 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200226},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P200226},
}

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