Nisaba 11, 42 (P208621)

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 104778

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

88.0 mm × 63.0 mm × 28.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 1(barig) sze-ba lugal
2. ur-{d}iszkur
3. 1(barig) ur-{d}suen
4. 4(ban2) ki-tusz-lu2
5. 4(ban2) he2-sa6
6. {gesz}kiri6 i7 lugal
7. ka-tar i3-dab5
8. 1(barig) lu2-{d}suen
9. 1(barig) lu2-du10-ga
10. 4(ban2) dingir-igi-du ur-{d}asznan i3-dab5
11. 1(barig) da-da-ga
12. 1(barig) ba-an-sa6
13. 1(barig) ur-{gesz}gigir
14. 4(ban2) ka-lu5-lu5
15. na-ba-sa6 i3-dab5
16. 1(barig) lugal-dumu-gi7
column 2
1. lugal-engar i3-dab5
2. 1(barig) gu-na
3. 1(barig) szesz-kal-la
4. lu2-{d}nin-ur4-ra i3-dab5
5. {gesz}kiri6 du6 za-na-a-a
6. 1(barig) nig2-u2-rum
7. 1(barig) szesz-kal-la
8. 1(barig) lugal-{gesz}gigir-re
9. 5(ban2) lu2-sa6-ga
10. {gesz}kiri6 szu-nu-kusz2 ur-{d}szul-pa-e3 i3-dab5
11. 1(barig) ha-ma-ti
12. 1(barig) ur-nigar{gar}
13. {gesz}kiri6 e2-duru5 {d}szara2
14. lu2-eb-gal i3-dab5
  blank space
15. giri3-se3-ga {gesz}kiri6
16. 1(barig) lugal-i3-sa6 kikken
reverse
column 1
1. 3(ban2) lugal-iti-da
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2. giri3-se3-ga {d}szara2 {d}anzu{muszen}-babbar2-me
3. 1(barig) ab-ba-ti elam tir-da tusz-a
4. 1(barig) ha-ur2-pu-uk-szi elam guru7-da tusz-a
5. 4(ban2) ur-gu sipa szah2
6. 1(ban2) <5(disz) sila3> inim-{d}szara2 dumu nin-dub-sar
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7. lu2 didli-me
column 2
8. szunigin 1(u) 8(disz) gurusz 1(barig)-ta
9. szunigin 1(disz) gurusz 5(ban2)-<ta>
10. szunigin 5(disz) gurusz 4(ban2)-ta
11. szunigin 1(disz) gurusz 3(ban2)-<ta>
12. 5(disz) szunigin 1(disz) dumu-nita2 1(ban2) 5(disz)-<ta>
13. szunigin sze-bi 4(asz) 3(barig) gur
14. sze-ba iti-da
15. iti sze-sag11-ku5
16. sza3 musz-bi-an-na
17. mu ki-masz{ki} ba-hul

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
  • Measurements (mm): 88.0 high × 63.0 wide × 28.0 thick
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  • primary: NATU 2 = Nisaba 11, 42

    [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.

    Computo delle razioni d'orzo mensili (sze-ba iti-da) in Mu_bianna per il personale di vari orti ({gisz}kiri6) e del tempio di {d}Szara2 {d}Anzu mu_en-babbar2, piu dei lavoratori vari (lu2 didli-me // DoCu Strasbourg, Sch. 280.


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  • Museum No.: BM 104778
  • Accession No.: 1912-07-06, 0042

  • 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
2017-03-03 at 09:54:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-07-28 at 16:35:46 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:17 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-04-10 at 08:38:44 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, 42 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208621.
Nisaba 11, 42 artifact entry (No. P208621). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208621 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 11, 42 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208621 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {Nisaba 11, 42 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208621},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208621},
}

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