PPAC 5, 0417 (P208251)

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 026132

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Beer and flour for elamite messengers of Huhnuri; gìr SHi-ga-bi-ni)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 2(ban2) kasz du lugal
2. 2(ban2) zi3 gu
3. elam hu-hu-nu-ri{ki}-me
reverse
1. giri3 dingir-[ki]-bi-ri
2. [...]{ki}-ta du-ni
3. iti ezem-{d}ba-ba6

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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    unsealed

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  • Genre(s): Administrative (Beer and flour for elamite messengers of Huhnuri; gìr SHi-ga-bi-ni)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: PPAC 5, 417

    [Sigrist2013PPAC5] Sigrist, Marcel, and Ozaki Tohru. 2013. Administrative Ur III Texts in the British Museum (AUTBM). Part I-II. Periodic Publications on Ancient Civilizations (PPAC) 5. Changchun, China: Northeast Normal University. The Institute for the History of Ancient Civilizations.

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  • Museum No.: BM 026132
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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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
2014-10-10 at 09:26:58 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-02-01 at 17:58:50 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. 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
“PPAC 5, 0417 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208251.
PPAC 5, 0417 artifact entry (No. P208251). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208251 (Original work published 2002)
PPAC 5, 0417 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208251 (Accessed: April 23, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-23]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 28},
	title = {PPAC 5, 0417 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208251},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208251},
}

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