BM 020992 (P202316)

Administrative tablet & envelope excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), 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 020992

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

envelope
obverse
1. 2(disz) gin2 la2 igi-6(disz)-gal2 6(disz) sze ku3-babbar
2. ki ur-ab-ba-ta
3. kiszib3 ba-al-ni
reverse
1. la2-ia3 mu bad3 ma-da ba-du3
2. mu [...]{ki} in-pa3
seal 1
column 1
1. ur-{d}lamma
2. ensi2
3. lagasz{ki}
column 2
1. ur-{d}inanna
2. dub-sar
3. dumu [ur-{d}utu?]
4. ARAD2-zu

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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
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  • Artifact comments:

    unopened envelope


  • N.d. [BM Cat. III, p. 188 (1383864)]

    history


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 020992
  • Accession No.: 1895-10-17, 1032a

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 005106 (composite) (P457816) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“BM 020992 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P202316.

BM 020992 artifact entry (No. P202316). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P202316 (Original work published 2002)

BM 020992 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P202316 (Accessed: February 3, 2023).

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