Nisaba 16, 243 (P201883)

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 105960

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text 792 messenger 17 åekinku Huhnuri. Lu2-du10-ga, Ur-∂Nin-a-zu, Ur-∂En-zu, Al-la-mu, A-na-ti, Å`a-gi-nu-um)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
2. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 <szum2>
3. [3(disz)] gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 <naga>
4. [x]-x
5. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2
6. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
7. lu2-du10-ga
8. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2
9. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
10. ur-{d}nin-a-zu
11. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2
12. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
13. ur-{d}suen
14. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 [ninda 5(disz) gin2] szum2#
15. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) [gin2] naga#
reverse
1. al-la-mu#
2. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda# 5(disz)# gin2# <szum2>
3. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
4. a-na-ti
5. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 <szum2>
6. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
7. sza3-gi-nu-um
8. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 <szum2>
9. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
10. dingir-i3#?-sa6#?
11. szunigin 3(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 kasz szunigin 3(ban2) 7(disz) sila3 ninda 2/3(disz) <gin2> szum2
12. szunigin 1/3(disz) sila3 4(disz) gin2 i3 1(u) 6(disz) gin2 naga
left
1. u4 1(u) 7(disz)-kam
2. iti sze-sag11-ku5
3. mu hu-hu-nu-ri{ki} ba-hul

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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):
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  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
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  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Administrative (messenger text 792 messenger 17 åekinku Huhnuri. Lu2-du10-ga, Ur-∂Nin-a-zu, Ur-∂En-zu, Al-la-mu, A-na-ti, Å`a-gi-nu-um)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: UMTBM 4 = Nisaba 16, 243

    [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.

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  • Museum No.: BM 105960
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.07.01.17
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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 09:55:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:34:14 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-04-10 at 08:32:24 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, 243 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201883.
Nisaba 16, 243 artifact entry (No. P201883). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201883 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 16, 243 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201883 (Accessed: June 21, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201883},
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