PPAC 5, 0642 (P203900)

Administrative tablet 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 027013

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Status of the herd of small cattle of Gu-za-ni na-gada shà Gú-ab-baki)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 2(u) 4(disz) u8
2. 3(disz) udu gal
3. 8(disz) udu-nita2
4. 7(disz)? sila4 ba-ur4
5. 5(disz)? sila4 nu-ur4
6. 1(u) la2 1(disz@t) masz2-sag
7. 6(disz) sila4 nu-ur4 sag u8-sze3
8. 2(disz) udu-nita2 sag u8-sze3
9. mu-kux(DU)
10. 4(disz) udu-nita2
11. zi-ga
  over erasure, still visible udu nita2
reverse
1. la2-ia3-am3
2. szunigin 1(gesz2) 4(disz) gub-ba
3. szunigin 4(disz) zi-ga
4. szunigin ($ blank space $) la2-ia3
5. gu-za-ni na-gada
6. sza3 gu2-ab-ba{ki}
7. mu us2-sa mu us2-sa-a-bi

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
  • Material: Clay
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    unsealed

  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Administrative (Status of the herd of small cattle of Gu-za-ni na-gada shà Gú-ab-baki)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: PPAC 5, 642

    [Sigrist2013PPAC5] Sigrist, Marcel, and Ozaki Tohru. 2013. Administrative Ur III Texts in the British Museum (AUTBM). Part I-II. Periodic Publications on Ancient Civilizations (PPAC) 5. Changchun, China: Northeast Normal University. The Institute for the History of Ancient Civilizations.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 027013
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.48.00.00 (us2-us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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
2017-03-03 at 09:54:59 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-05-05 at 10:19:31 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-02-01 at 17:58:50 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. 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
“PPAC 5, 0642 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203900.
PPAC 5, 0642 artifact entry (No. P203900). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203900 (Original work published 2002)
PPAC 5, 0642 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203900 (Accessed: June 19, 2024).
@misc{2023PPAC,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-19]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 28},
	title = {PPAC 5, 0642 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203900},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203900},
}

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