Nisaba 09, 001 (P208597)

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 107926

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Record of male workers (guruå UN.IL2) assigned to the granary of sahar-ú-ú. Seal: Lu2-dingir-ra ds d. Da-da-a.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(u) gurusz ug3-IL2
2. u4 4(disz)-sze3
3. guru7 sahar-u2-u2
4. im gi4-a
5. nam-sza3-tam!?
  manuscript gives {sza3}szatam (=LUL)
reverse
1. kiszib3 lu2-dingir-ra
2. ugula lugal-mu-ma-ag2
  blank space
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3. iti {d}dumu-zi
4. mu si-mu-ru-um{ki} lu-lu-bu a-ra2 1(u) la2 1(disz)-kam ba-hul
seal 1
1. lu2-dingir-ra
2. dub-sar
3. dumu a2-an-du#-[ru]

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 male workers (guruå UN.IL2) assigned to the granary of sahar-ú-ú. Seal: Lu2-dingir-ra ds d. Da-da-a.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: Nisaba 9, 1

    [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 107926
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 2758

  • 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
2017-10-13 at 15:03:16 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 14:36:16 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:30:40 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-27 at 19:39:31 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:38:45 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 002754 (composite) (P455464) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 09, 001 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208597.
Nisaba 09, 001 artifact entry (No. P208597). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208597 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 09, 001 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208597 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208597},
}

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