BM 024900 (P202643)

Administrative tag 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 024900

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tag

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (pisan-dub-ba Basket label: pisan-dub-ba nì-ka9-ak dub-gíd-da ka-gur7 ù dub-sar zì-da-ke4-ne <ì-gál>.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. pisan-dub-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. nig2-ka9-ak dub gid2-da
 en: accounts, long-tablets,
3. dub gid2-da
 en: long-tablets
4. ka-guru7
 en: of the silo manager,
5. u3 dub-sar zi3-da-ke4-ne
 en: and scribes of flour,
reverse
  blank space
1. mu si-mu-ru-um{ki} a-ra2 3(disz)-kam-asz ba-hul
 en: year: “Simurum for the 3rd time was destroyed.”

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: Tag
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Administrative (pisan-dub-ba Basket label: pisan-dub-ba nì-ka9-ak dub-gíd-da ka-gur7 ù dub-sar zì-da-ke4-ne <ì-gál>.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 024900
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-28 at 21:03:16 Rattenborg, Rune artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Taylor, Jonathan 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
2016-12-12 at 08:43:03 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:19:03 Englund, Robert K. atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:16:38 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:14:13 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-05-06 at 08:16:49 CDLI atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-03-13 at 12:42:04 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-09-29 at 15:50:10 Heinle, Michael atf Heinle, Michael CDLI approved View
2014-08-19 at 19:41:36 Heinle, Michael atf Heinle, Michael 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
“BM 024900 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P202643.
BM 024900 artifact entry (No. P202643). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P202643 (Original work published 2002)
BM 024900 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P202643 (Accessed: February 25, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-02-25]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 28},
	title = {BM 024900 artifact entry},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P202643},
}

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