BM 025971 (P204134)

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 025971

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 gu4-udu-ke4-ne 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 gu4 udu-ke4-ne
 en: men takers of oxen and sheep,
4. i3-gal2
 en: are here;
5. 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 nì-ka9-ak lú-nì-dab5 gu4-udu-ke4-ne ì-gál)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


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  • Museum No.: BM 025971
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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
2023-10-28 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
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
2015-05-06 at 08:16:52 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-03-13 at 12:42:05 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 025971 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P204134.
BM 025971 artifact entry (No. P204134). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P204134 (Original work published 2002)
BM 025971 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P204134 (Accessed: June 23, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-23]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 28},
	title = {BM 025971 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P204134},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P204134},
}

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