BM 024513 (P203866)

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 024513

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tag

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (pisan-dub-ba Forgery (cast from a mould of an Ur III tablet). Basket label: pisan dub-ba gúrum-ak, sipa, ùnu, ki-nu-nirki, Ninaki, Gú-ab-baki, sipa ama-gan, sipa ùnu dSHulgi ù sag-[]-é-dNin-hur-sag ì-gál)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. pisan-dub-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. gurum2-ak
 en: inspections
3. sipa unu3
 en: of shepherds, cattle herders of
4. ki-nu-nir{ki}
 en: Kinunir,
5. nigin6{ki}
 en: Nigin,
6. gu2-ab-ba{ki}
 en: Guabba,
reverse
1. sipa szaganx(AMA){gan}
 en: equid herders
2. sipa unu3 {d}szul-gi
 en: shepherds, cattle herders of Šulgi
3. u3 sag-[apin] e2 {d}nin-hur-sag
 en: and head-plowmen of the house of Ninḫursag,
4. i3-gal2
 en: are here;
5. mu ha-ar-szi{ki} ba-hul
 en: year: “Ḫarsi 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 Forgery (cast from a mould of an Ur III tablet). Basket label: pisan dub-ba gúrum-ak, sipa, ùnu, ki-nu-nirki, Ninaki, Gú-ab-baki, sipa ama-gan, sipa ùnu dSHulgi ù sag-[]-é-dNin-hur-sag ì-gál)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 024513
  • Accession No.: 1898-02-15, 0895

  • 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
2015-05-06 at 08:16:48 CDLI atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-11-28 at 09:52:30 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-08-19 at 19:41:37 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 024513 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203866.
BM 024513 artifact entry (No. P203866). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203866 (Original work published 2002)
BM 024513 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203866 (Accessed: February 24, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 28},
	title = {BM 024513 artifact entry},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203866},
}

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