Nisaba 11, 55 (P208589)

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 104796

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

98.0 mm × 51.0 mm × 24.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 7(disz) gesz 4(ban2)
2. 1(u) 4(disz) gesz 1(barig)
3. 1(disz) gesz 1(barig) 1(ban2)
4. 3(disz) gesz 2(ban2)
5. 1(disz) gesz 3(ban2) 5(disz) sila3
6. 4(disz) gesz 5(ban2)
7. 2(disz) gesz 3(ban2)
8. 1(disz) gesz 2(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3>
9. 1(disz) gesz 1(ban2)
10. zu2-lum-bi 5(asz) 1(barig) 2(ban2)
11. ur-mes
12. 6(disz) gesz 1(barig) 2(ban2)
13. 1(u) 3(disz) gesz 1(barig)
14. 9(disz) gesz 1(barig) 1(ban2)
15. 3(disz) gesz 5(ban2)
16. 4(disz) gesz 1(ban2)
17. 3(disz) gesz 1(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3>
18. 4(disz) gesz 4(ban2)
19. 7(disz) gesz 2(ban2)
20. 5(disz) gesz 3(ban2)
21. 4(disz) gesz sza3-su3
22. zu2-lum-bi 8(asz) 2(barig) 5(ban2) 5(disz) sila3
23. sza3 gu2-<edin-na>
reverse
1. 7(disz) gesz 5(ban2)
2. 6(disz) gesz 1(barig)
3. 5(disz) gesz 1(barig) 1(ban2)
4. 9(disz) x gesz 2(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3>
5. 8(disz) gesz 4(ban2)
6. 5(disz) gesz sza3-su3
7. 3(disz)! gesz 1(barig) 2(ban2)
8. 1(u) 7(disz) x gesz 3(ban2)
9. zu2-lum-bi 7(asz) 4(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) sila3
10. igi 5(disz)? x x 1(asz)# x gur?
  5(disz)? = NIG2
11. {gesz}kiri6 kab2 du11-ga
12. sza3 ka-ma-ri2{ki}
13. mu si-mu-ru-um{ki} lu-lu-bum2<{ki}> a-ra2 1(u) la2 1(disz@t)-kam mu-hul

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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
  • Measurements (mm): 98.0 high × 51.0 wide × 24.0 thick
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  • primary: NATU 2 = Nisaba 11, 55

    [al-Rawi2006NATU2] Rawi, Farouk N. H. al, and Lorenzo Verderame. 2006. Documenti Amministrativi Neo-Sumerici Da Umma Conservati al British Museum (NATU II). Nisaba 11. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

    Testo di "ispezione" (kab2 du11-ga, vd. p. 3), relativo a palme da dattero e loro prodotto in Kamari.


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  • Museum No.: BM 104796
  • Accession No.: 1912-07-06, 0060

  • 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
2015-05-05 at 09:58:48 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:16 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-04-10 at 08:38:41 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. 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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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 11, 55 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208589.
Nisaba 11, 55 artifact entry (No. P208589). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208589 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 11, 55 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208589 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208589},
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