BM 022800 (P203172)

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 022800

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tag

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (pisan-dub-ba)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. pisan-dub-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. i3 szid-da
 en: oil counted,
3. nu-banda3 gir2-su{ki}-ke4-ne
 en: overseers of Girsu
4. u3 sze nig2-gal2-la
 en: and barley on hand,
5. giri3 ur-{d}lamma dumu sa12-du5
 en: via Ur-Lamma, son of chief surveyor,
reverse
1. i3-gal2
 en: are here.
  blank space
2. mu ur-bi2-lum{ki} ba-hul
 en: year: “Urbilum 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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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 022800
  • Accession No.: 1897-05-10, 0063

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:19:51 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
2016-12-12 at 08:43:01 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 19:16:39 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:14:14 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-10-18 at 09:00:10 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-05-06 at 08:16:44 CDLI atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-09-29 at 15:50:10 Heinle, Michael atf Heinle, Michael CDLI approved View
2014-08-19 at 19:41:39 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 022800 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203172.
BM 022800 artifact entry (No. P203172). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203172 (Original work published 2002)
BM 022800 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203172 (Accessed: February 23, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {BM 022800 artifact entry},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203172},
}

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