BM 029943 (P205152)

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 029943

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 gúrum-ak gu4-apin gub-ba she gish-è-a ka shu-du8-a a-shà dab5-ba shà Susaki 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. gu4-apin gub-ba
 en: plow-oxen, stationed,
4. sze gesz-e3-a
 en: threshed barley,
5. ka szu-du8-a
 en: ...,
6. a-sza3 dab5-ba
 en: field of takers
7. sza3 szuszin{ki}
 en: in Susa,
8. i3-gal2
 en: are here;
9. mu en {d}nanna kar-zi-da ba-hun
 en: year: “The en-(priestess) of Nanna in Karzida was hired.”

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 gúrum-ak gu4-apin gub-ba she gish-è-a ka shu-du8-a a-shà dab5-ba shà Susaki ì-gál)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 029943
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.09.00.00
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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
2017-04-18 at 15:41:50 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-12-15 at 17:01:46 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:19:04 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:16:40 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:14:15 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-05-06 at 08:17:00 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-08-19 at 19:41:36 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 029943 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P205152.
BM 029943 artifact entry (No. P205152). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P205152 (Original work published 2002)
BM 029943 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P205152 (Accessed: June 23, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-23]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 28},
	title = {BM 029943 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P205152},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P205152},
}

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