BM 027838 (P205745)

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 027838

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Barley, she nì-gál-la ki En-e-ki-ág; seal: Ur-dEn-líl-lá ds d. Inim-sha6 kurushda)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(u) sze gur
2. sze nig2-gal2-la
3. ki en-e-ki-ag2-ta
4. kiszib3 ur-{d}en-lil2-la2
reverse
1. giri3 ka5-a-mu dumu ur5-bi-sze3
2. mu e2 {d}szara2 umma{ki} ba-du3
seal 1
1. ur-{d}en-lil2-la2
2. dub-sar
3. dumu inim-sa6 kuruszda

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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  • Genre(s): Administrative (Barley, she nì-gál-la ki En-e-ki-ág; seal: Ur-dEn-líl-lá ds d. Inim-sha6 kurushda)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


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  • Museum No.: BM 027838
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.09.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 004883 (composite) (P457593) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“BM 027838 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P205745.

BM 027838 artifact entry (No. P205745). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P205745 (Original work published 2002)

BM 027838 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P205745 (Accessed: February 8, 2023).

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