BM 024392 (P204088)

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 024392

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 mu-2 she-gish-ì géme ush-bar lú-túg ù gìr-sì-ga é-ush-bar ì-gál [shà ]ki)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. pisan-dub-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. mu didli sze-gesz-i3#
 en: various years, sesame
3. geme2 usz-bar lu2 azlag2
 en: of female weavers, fullers,
4. lu2 azlag2
 en: fullers?,
5. u3 giri3-se3-ga e2 usz-bar
 en: and personnel of textile factory,
reverse
1. [i3]-gal2#
 en: are here;
7. [...]{ki}
 en: ...
8. [mu {d}]amar#-{d}suen# lugal#
 en: year: “Amar-Suen is king.”

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 mu-2 she-gish-ì géme ush-bar lú-túg ù gìr-sì-ga é-ush-bar ì-gál [shà ]ki)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 024392
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.01.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
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
2021-10-25 at 07:24:21 Jagersma, Bram atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2019-10-13 at 01:26:12 Dahl, Jacob L. atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2016-12-12 at 08:43:02 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-05-06 at 08:16:48 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 19:41:37 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 024392 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P204088.
BM 024392 artifact entry (No. P204088). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P204088 (Original work published 2002)
BM 024392 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P204088 (Accessed: September 28, 2023).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2023-09-28]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {BM 024392 artifact entry},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P204088},
}

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