CM 26, 071 (P203207)

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 027923

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 lú-nì-dab5 ki-sur-ra-ke4-ne bala egir ì-gál)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. pisan-dub-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. nig2-ka9-ak
 en: accounts
3. lu2# nig2-dab5 ki-[sur]-ra-ke4
 en: of the nigdab men of the borderlands
4. bala egir
 en: bala after,
5. i3-gal2?
 en: are here;
reverse
  blank space
1. 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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  • Genre(s): Administrative (pisan-dub-ba Basket label: pisan-dub-ba nì-ka9-ak lú-nì-dab5 ki-sur-ra-ke4-ne bala egir ì-gál)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: CM 26, 71

    [Sharlach2004CM26] Sharlach, Tonia M. 2004. Provincial Taxation and the Ur III State. Cuneiform Monographs 26. Leiden, Boston: Brill, Styx.

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  • Museum No.: BM 027923
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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
2017-07-11 at 12:34:03 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-03-13 at 12:42:29 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:34:39 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:27:02 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:33:52 Dahl, Jacob L. atf Dahl, Jacob L. 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
“CM 26, 071 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203207.
CM 26, 071 artifact entry (No. P203207). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203207 (Original work published 2002)
CM 26, 071 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203207 (Accessed: February 25, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-02-25]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 28},
	title = {CM 26, 071 artifact entry},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203207},
}

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