Nisaba 03/1, 204 (P201835)

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 105911

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text 743 messenger 26 sig4. Ilumdan, Ubar, Åu-zu, Tsena, Åu-il3-li2, Ur-sukkal, Ur-{giå}gigir)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

39.0 mm × 28.0 mm × 15.0 mm

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. dingir-dan
4. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 <szum2>
5. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. u-bar
7. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 <szum2>
8. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
9. szu-zu
10. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 <szum2>
11. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
12. en-na
13. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 <szum2>
reverse
1. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
2. szu-i3-li2
3. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 <szum2>
4. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
5. suhusz-gi
6. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 <szum2>
7. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
8. ur-sukkal
9. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 <szum2>
10. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
11. ur-{gesz}gigir
12. szunigin 3(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 kasz 3(ban2) 7(disz) sila3 ninda 2/3(disz) sila3 szum2
left
1. szunigin 1/3(disz) sila3 4(disz) gin2 i3 1(u) 6(disz) gin2 naga
2. u4 2(u) 6(disz)-kam#
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3. iti sig4-{gesz}i3-szub#-ba-gar

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): 39.0 high × 28.0 wide × 15.0 thick
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  • Genre(s): Administrative (messenger text 743 messenger 26 sig4. Ilumdan, Ubar, Åu-zu, Tsena, Åu-il3-li2, Ur-sukkal, Ur-{giå}gigir)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: UMTBM 2 = Nisaba 3/1, 204

    [Milone2003UMTBM2] Milone, Maria E., and Gabriella Spada. 2003. Umma Messenger Texts in the British Museum, Part Two (UMTBM 2). Nisaba 3. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

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  • Museum No.: BM 105911
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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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 09:54:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-01-04 at 17:59:10 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:33:51 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:25:29 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:30:49 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. 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 03/1, 204 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201835.
Nisaba 03/1, 204 artifact entry (No. P201835). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201835 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 03/1, 204 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201835 (Accessed: May 22, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201835},
}

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