Nisaba 09, 143 (P208540)

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 108072

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Record of male workers who have towed rafts to Nippur. Seal: Unken-ne2 ds d. Ur-{giå}gigir.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 8(disz) gurusz
2. u4 1(u) 2(disz)-sze3
3. nibru{ki}-sze3
4. ma2-la2-a gid2-da
5. giri3 ukken-ne2
reverse
1. ugula szesz-kal-la
2. iti e2-iti-6(disz)
3. mu an-sza-an{ki} ba-hul
  seal impression
seal 1
1. ukken-ne2
2. dub-sar
3. dumu ur-{gesz}gigir

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 (Record of male workers who have towed rafts to Nippur. Seal: Unken-ne2 ds d. Ur-{giå}gigir.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: Nisaba 9, 143

    [Molina2005Nisaba9] Molina, Manuel, and Marcos Such-Gutiérrez. 2005. Neo-Sumerian Administrative Texts in the British Museum. Nisaba 9. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

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  • Museum No.: BM 108072
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 2904

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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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
2013-06-07 at 12:25:43 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:12 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:30:29 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:38:17 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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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 004330.1 (composite) (P533886) - -

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 09, 143 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208540.
Nisaba 09, 143 artifact entry (No. P208540). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208540 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 09, 143 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208540 (Accessed: April 23, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208540},
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