Nisaba 24, 21 (P208527)

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 106126

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 1(disz) gur {gesz}gam-ma zabar
2. 1(disz) za-hum{zabar}
3. 1(disz) du5-la2#?{zabar}
4. 1(disz) szu-la2{zabar}
5. 2(disz) gal{zabar}
6. 4(disz) {d}suen{zabar}
7. 1(u) sa-am3-sa-tum{zabar}
8. ki-la2-bi 4(disz) 2/3(disz) ma-na 2(disz) gin2
9. 1(disz) {d}suen ku3-sig17
10. 4(disz) sa-am3-sa-tum ku3-sig17
11. ki-la2-bi 4(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2
12. 5(disz) {d}suen ku3-babbar
13. 7(disz) sa-am3-sa-tum ku3-babbar
14. [ki]-la2-bi 1(u) 6(disz) gin2
15. 2(disz) har{uruda}
16. 2(disz) {d}suen{uruda}
17. 2(disz) sa-am3-sa-tum{uruda}
18. ki-la2-bi 1(u) 1(disz) gin2
column 2
1. 2(disz) nig2-szur2{ur}{uruda}
2. 3(disz) gag gal
3. 8(disz) asz-me{uruda}
4. 3(disz) ma-sa2-tum{uruda}
5. 1(disz) ma-sa2-tum{uruda} tur
6. 1(disz) ma-sa2-tum nig2 hi-a
7. 1(disz) nig2-szur2{ur}{uruda} {d}asznan ku3
8. 1(disz) nig2-szur2{ur}{uruda}
  erasure after uruda
9. 2(disz) du5-sig-li-ga nig2 hi-a
10. 1(disz) gir2 nagga nig2 hi-a ku3
11. 1(disz) gir2-ur2-ra ku3-sig17 gesz gar
12. 5(disz) gir2-gal{zabar}
13. 5(disz) gir2-ur2-ra{zabar}
14. 3(u) gir2-gal{uruda}
15. 1(disz) gir2-udu-gaz{uruda}
16. 2(disz) za nig2 ki nu-nag gid2-da ku3-sig17 gar
17. 5(disz) za an-za-gur8-me
18. 7(disz) za gug gid2-da
reverse
column 1
1. 5(disz) za na4 gal
2. 6(disz) za gug
3. 1(disz) za# [... ku3]-sig17
4. 3(disz) [nig2-ki nu]-nag#
5. [...]-musz#
6. [... nig2-ki nu]-nag [...] gid2-da
7. [n] za duh hi-a
8. [n] za gug ku3-sig17 hi-a
9. [n] sza# za-ab-tum ku3-sig17
10. [ki-la2]-bi 1(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2
11. [... ha]-an-za-an#-ab-tum ku3-babbar
12. ki#-la2-bi 1(disz) gin2 la2 2(u) 3(disz) sze
13. 3(disz) nig2-szur2{ur} pirig gun3
14. 1(disz) [nig2]-szur2{ur} {d}asznan
15. 3(disz) nig2-szur2{ur} {na4}gesz-nu-gal
16. 1(disz) nig2-szur2{ur} {na4}esi
column 2
1. 3(disz) {na4}kiszib3 hi-a
2. [... tu]-di-da{zabar}
3. [...] nig2-lam2
4. [...]-usz
5. [...] zabar#
6. [...]
7. [...] kiszib3# [...]
8. [...]
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9'. [...]
10'. [...]
11'. [...]-la
12'. [mu us2]-sa kar2-har{ki}

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Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: NATU 4 = Nisaba 24, 21

    [al-Rawi2009NATU4] Rawi, Farouk N. H. al, Franco d’Agostino, and Jonathan Taylor. 2009. Neo-Sumerian Administrative Texts from Umma Kept in the British Museum, Part Four (NATU IV). Nisaba 24. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

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  • Museum No.: BM 106126
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 0958

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.32.00.00 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 24, 21 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208527.
Nisaba 24, 21 artifact entry (No. P208527). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208527 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 24, 21 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208527 (Accessed: April 24, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
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	title = {Nisaba 24, 21 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208527},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208527},
}

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