Nisaba 24, 04 (P208578)

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 104798

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
1. 8(disz)# 1/3(asz) gurusz u4 2(u) 5(disz)-sze3 a2-bi u4 3(gesz2) 3(disz) 1/3(disz)-kam e2-da e2 kas4 du3-a
2. u3 e2 kas4 szu du11-du11-ga u3 ur3 ba-a-ga2-ra
3. 9(disz)# 1/3(asz) gurusz u4 2(u)!-sze3 a2-bi 3(gesz2) 6(disz) 2/3(disz)-kam
4. szu gid2-da ki guru7 sumun kisal szu du11-du11-ga
5. 1/2(asz) gurusz si-ga giri3 ur-zu
6. 9(disz)! 1/3(asz) gurusz u4 1(gesz2) 2(u) 6(disz)-sze3 a2-bi u4 1(gesz'u) 3(gesz2) 2(u) 2(disz) 2/3(disz)-kam a-da gub-ba a-sza3 ka-ma-ri2{ki}
7. giri3 ur-{gesz}gigir
8. 9(disz) 1/3(asz) gurusz u4 3(u)-sze3 a2-bi u4 4(gesz2) 4(u)-kam
9. e2 {d}nin-e2-gal-ka du3-a u3 gesz kesz2-ra2
10. 9(disz) 1/3(asz) gurusz u4 3(u) 6(disz)-sze3 a2-bi u4 5(gesz2) 3(u) 6(disz)-kam
11. e2 {d}szul-gi-ra du3-a
12. giri3 a-du-mu
13. 9(disz) 1/3(asz) gurusz u4 2(u) 5(disz)-sze3
14. a2-bi <u4> 3(gesz2) 5(u) 2(disz) 2/3(disz)-kam
15. [a2]-bi 3(u) 8(disz) 2/3(disz) sar 6(disz) 2/3(disz) gin2
reverse
1. [...]
2. sahar#-sahar e si-ga u3 u2 gurx(|SZE.KIN|)
3. giri3 usz-mu
4. ugula szesz-kal-la
  blank space
5. mu en {d}nanna masz-e i3-pa3

Consult previous versions and their differences
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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, 4

    [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 104798
  • Accession No.: 1912-07-06, 0062

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 24, 04 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208578.
Nisaba 24, 04 artifact entry (No. P208578). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208578 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 24, 04 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208578 (Accessed: April 21, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208578},
}

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