Nisaba 16, 244 (P201895)

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 105972

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text 804 messenger [ ])

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(ban2) kasz 1(ban2) ninda 2(disz) sa szum2
2. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
3. {d}nanna-du10
4. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) sa szum2
5. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. {d}szul-gi-iri-mu
7. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) sa szum2
8. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
9. ur-{d}szara2?
10. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) sa szum2
11. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
12. da-da
13. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) sa szum2
reverse
1. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
2. a-a-mu
3. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) sa szum2
4. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
5. [...]-x
6. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 5(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) sa szum2
7. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2# naga#
8. ur-{d}x-x
9. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) sa szum2
10. 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2# naga#
11. ba-du-x
12. szunigin 4(ban2) 1(disz) sila3 kasz 4(ban2) la2 1(disz@t) sila3 ninda
left
1. 1(u) 6(disz) sa szum2 [1/3(disz) sila3 4(disz)] gin2 i3
2. 1(u) 6(disz) gin2 naga
3. u4# 6(disz)#-kam#
4. iti [...]

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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
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  • primary: UMTBM 4 = Nisaba 16, 244

    [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 105972
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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 09:55:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-05-05 at 09:58:59 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:34:15 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-04-10 at 08:32:28 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, 244 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201895.
Nisaba 16, 244 artifact entry (No. P201895). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201895 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 16, 244 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201895 (Accessed: June 20, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
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	title = {Nisaba 16, 244 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201895},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P201895},
}

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