Nisaba 16, 242 (P201803)

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 105878

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text 710 messenger 11 ezem Åulgi Huhnuri. Uåmu, Lu2-∂Ab-u2, Iå-me-NE)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2
2. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
3. usz-mu
4. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2
5. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. szu-ku8-bu-um
7. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2
8. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
9. lu2-{d}ba-ba6
10. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2
11. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
12. isz-me-ne
13. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2
reverse
1. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
2. ad-da-mu
3. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2
4. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
5. szu-{d}utu
6. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2
7. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
8. ur-{d}dumu-zi
9. szunigin 3(ban2) 3(disz) sila3 kasz 3(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 ninda 1/2(disz) sila3 5(disz) gin2 szum2
10. szunigin 1/3(disz) sila3 1(disz) gin2 i3 1(u) 4(disz) gin2 naga
11. iti ezem-{d}szul-gi
12. mu hu-hu-nu-ri{ki}
left
1. u4 1(u) 1(disz)-kam

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
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  • Join Information:
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  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Administrative (messenger text 710 messenger 11 ezem Åulgi Huhnuri. Uåmu, Lu2-∂Ab-u2, Iå-me-NE)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: UMTBM 4 = Nisaba 16, 242

    [d’Agostino2006UMTBM4] Agostino, Franco d’, and Janet Politi. 2006. Umma Messenger Texts in the British Museum, Part Four (UMTBM 4). Nisaba 16. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 105878
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.07.10.11
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:27:14 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 09:55:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:33:49 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-04-10 at 08:32:21 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2002-07-11 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Alivernini, Sergio; Alster, Bendt; Englund, Robert K.; Molina, Manuel; Reid, Nicholas CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 16, 242 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201803.
Nisaba 16, 242 artifact entry (No. P201803). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201803 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 16, 242 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201803 (Accessed: June 14, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201803},
}

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