CM 26, 113 (P208013)

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 023676

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Gurush employed for the bala; gurush zi-ga érin bala gub-ba; rev. broken)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. 5(u) 1(disz) [...] a2 [...]
2'. 4(u) [...] ugula al-[...]
3'. e2-[...] sukkal [...]
4'. nu-banda3 a-hu-[...]
5'. 4(u) ugula ur-{d}[...]
6'. 2(u) 3(disz) ugula lugal-a-ma-ru [...]
7'. esz3 didli-me
8'. giri3 ur-{d}su4-an-na#
  blank space
9'. szunigin 3(gesz2) 2(disz) gurusz
10'. sza3-bi-ta#
11'. 2(disz) ka e2-gal
12'. 1(u) ma2 {gesz}ig-ga x [...] gid2-da [...]
13'. 4(u) 1(disz) gi-zi gub-ba
14'. 3(disz) aga3-us2 zabar-dab5
15'. 1(disz) lugal-en-ka ensi2-sze3
16'. 1(disz) ur-{d}utu sze sanga u2-x-na [...]-ba-a
17'. 1(disz) a-kal-la engar ensi2# [ba]-ad#-da-ri2
reverse
1. [...]
2. [... {d}]nin-gir2-su-sze3
3. [...] szul-gi-ra
4. [...] sze usz-[...]-szul
5. 1(disz) [...]
6. e2-[...]-me
7. 1(disz) ur# [...] ama tur 5(disz)
8. 1(gesz2) [n ... gur] kiszib3
9. 1(asz) [... gur] kiszib3 [...]-me
10. szunigin 3(gesz2) 2(disz) gurusz
11. zi-ga
12. erin2 bala gub-ba
13. iti munu4-gu7
14. giri3 nin-a-na-um dub-sar
15. [...]

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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 (Gurush employed for the bala; gurush zi-ga érin bala gub-ba; rev. broken)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: CM 26, 113

    [Sharlach2004CM26] Sharlach, Tonia M. 2004. Provincial Taxation and the Ur III State. Cuneiform Monographs 26. Leiden, Boston: Brill, Styx.

  • citation: CBT 3, BM 023676

    [CBT32006] Sigrist, Marcel, Ran Zadok, and Christopher B. F. Walker. 2006. Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum. Vol. 3. British Museum Press.

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  • Museum No.: BM 023676
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:27:14 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg 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 09:52:13 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:07 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:30:01 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:38:00 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. 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
“CM 26, 113 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208013.
CM 26, 113 artifact entry (No. P208013). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208013 (Original work published 2002)
CM 26, 113 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208013 (Accessed: April 21, 2024).
@misc{2023CM,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-21]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CM 26, 113 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208013},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208013},
}

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