BPOA 02, 2638 (P208568)

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 105542

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

Measurements

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Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 5(disz) sila3 i3-nun
2. 1(ban2) ga gazi
3. ki lugal-ezem-ta
4. kiszib3 ab-ba dumu ensi2 babila2{ki}
5. sza3 bala-a
  some text moved to next line
6. iti szu-numun
reverse
  blank space
  seal impression
1. mu us2-sa e2 puzur4-da-gan ba-du3 mu us2-sa-a-bi
seal 1
column 1
1. {d}szul-gi
2. nita kal-ga
3. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
column 2
1. ab-ba dub-sar
2. dumu i-tur2-dingir
3. ensi2 babila{ki}-ma
4. ARAD2-zu

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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  • primary: BPOA 2, 2638

    [Ozaki2006BPOA2] Tohru, Ozaki, and Marcel Sigrist. 2006. Ur III Administrative Tablets from the British Museum. Part Two. Biblioteca Del Próximo Oriente Antiguo 2. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.

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  • Museum No.: BM 105542
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.41.06.00 (us2-us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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
2016-07-28 at 14:15:01 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-01-11 at 15:48:35 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:14 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:30:34 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-27 at 19:39:30 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:38:31 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 006160 (composite) (P458870) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“BPOA 02, 2638 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208568.
BPOA 02, 2638 artifact entry (No. P208568). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208568 (Original work published 2002)
BPOA 02, 2638 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208568 (Accessed: April 21, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {BPOA 02, 2638 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208568},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208568},
}

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