Nisaba 09, 038 (P208573)

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 107964

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Record of 1 woman-day who has worked in the cleaning of furrows. Seal: Ur-{d}[...] ugula [kikken [...].)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) geme2 3(ban2)
2. u4 1(disz)-sze3
3. la-ag ab-sin2-ta ri-ri-ga
reverse
1. ugula dingir-ra
2. giri3 ur#-e2-nun#
  blank space
  seal impression
3. mu sza#-[asz]-ru-um[{ki}] ba-hul
seal 1
1. ur-{d}[li9-si4]
2. ensi2# [umma{ki}]
3. [ur]-e2#-nun
4. [dub-sar]
5. [dumu na-silim 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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  • Genre(s): Administrative (Record of 1 woman-day who has worked in the cleaning of furrows. Seal: Ur-{d}[...] ugula [kikken [...].)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: Nisaba 9, 38

    [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 107964
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 2796

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:39:11 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
2013-07-07 at 10:58:38 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-06-07 at 12:25:43 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:15 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:30:35 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:38:33 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 005095.2 (composite) (P533995) - -

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 09, 038 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208573.
Nisaba 09, 038 artifact entry (No. P208573). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208573 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 09, 038 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208573 (Accessed: April 12, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {Nisaba 09, 038 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208573},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208573},
}

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