Nisaba 06, 07 (P208521)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), 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 106068

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (1913 4-16 900 4c olumns. igi-gar-ak he2-dab5 åa3 en-nu-ga2. iti åu-numun mu si-mu-ru-um§ ba-hul.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

130.0 mm × 81.0 mm × 22.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> ur#-{d}a-szar2 dumu ur-{gesz}gigir
2. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> ur-{d}da-ni dumu geme2-{d}li9-si4
3. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> e2-gal-e-si
4. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> ur-{d}dam-gal-nun-ka dumu im-lu5-ni
5. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> engar-zi-[x dumu ...]
6. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> lu2-[... dumu ...]-ni
7. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> szesz-kal-la dumu du10-ga-mu
8. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> ur-{d}gilgamesx(|BIL2.GA.MES|) dumu a-gu-gu
  blank space
9. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> lu2-{d}nin-szubur dumu lugal-nesag#-[e]
10. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> ur-szuba3 dumu lugal-iti-[da]
11. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> lu2-{d}[... dumu?] an-gu-[...]
column 2
1. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> nig2-u2-rum dumu ur-li
2. 3(ban2) lu2-eb-gal dumu nin-UD
3. ($ blank space $) bu-e dumu lugal-uszurx(|LAL2.TUG2|)? szu-ku6
4. 3(ban2) lu2-giri17-zal dumu i-ta-e3-a
5. 3(ban2) lugal-ezem dumu a-bu-du10
6. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> i3-li2-isz-{d}da-gan
7. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> {d}nanna-ki-ag2
8. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> {d}szara2-igi-sze3-du
9. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> igi#-{d}szara2-sze3
  (erased and drafts: 24.15 <sila3 gur>)
10. libir#-am3
11. 4(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> lu2-{d}suen dumu ur-{d}iszkur szu-i
12. iti sze-kar-ra-gal2-la-ta
reverse
column 1
  blank space
1. ($ blank space $) ur-ru-ma lu2 azlag2
2. ($ blank space $) lu2-giri17-zal dumu la-x-gi
3. ($ blank space $) szesz-kal-la umma{ki}-gi
  blank space
column 2
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1. gurum2 ak he2-dab5 sza3 en-nu-ga2
2. iti szu-numun
3. mu si-mu-ru-um{ki} ba-hul
  blank space

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
  • Measurements (mm): 130.0 high × 81.0 wide × 22.0 thick
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  • Genre(s): Administrative (1913 4-16 900 4c olumns. igi-gar-ak he2-dab5 åa3 en-nu-ga2. iti åu-numun mu si-mu-ru-um§ ba-hul.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: NATU 1 = Nisaba 6, 7

    [al-Rawi2005NATU1] Rawi, Farouk N. H. al, and Franco d’Agostino. 2005. Neo-Sumerian Administrative Texts from Umma Kept in the British Museum, Part One (NATU I). Nisaba 6. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 106068
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 0900

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Ibbi-Suen.03.03.00, Ibbi-Suen.03.06.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:32:21 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
2017-02-28 at 17:16:33 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:30:21 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:38:07 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
“Nisaba 06, 07 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208521.
Nisaba 06, 07 artifact entry (No. P208521). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208521 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 06, 07 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208521 (Accessed: April 24, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {Nisaba 06, 07 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208521},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208521},
}

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