BM 025407 (P208595)

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 025407

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Inspection of the gurush in the house of Gú-tar-a, gán Lugal-á-zi-da.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 4(disz) gurusz
2. ugula lu2-{d}en-lil2-la2
3. 1(disz) <gurusz> ugula a-du-mu
reverse
1. gurum2 ak u4 2(disz)-kam
2. giszgal-mug ku5-a
3. GAN2 lugal-a2-zi-da
4. iti e2-iti-6(disz)
5. mu si-mu-ru-um{ki} ba-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
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  • Genre(s): Administrative (Inspection of the gurush in the house of Gú-tar-a, gán Lugal-á-zi-da.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


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  • Museum No.: BM 025407
  • Accession No.: 1898-02-16, 0461

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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Cite this Artifact
“BM 025407 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208595.
BM 025407 artifact entry (No. P208595). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208595 (Original work published 2002)
BM 025407 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208595 (Accessed: April 12, 2024).
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