BM 105344 (P208655)

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 105344

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. [n] 5(ban2)? 5(disz) sila3 kasz sig5
2. [n] 4(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 kasz du
3. 2(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 ninda
4. 1(gesz2) 3(u) 4(disz) sa szum2
5. 2(disz) sila3 1(u) 8(disz) gin2 i3
6. 1(disz)+[n] sila3 2(disz) gin2 naga
7. 2(asz)+[n] dug dida du
8. 4(ban2) dabin
9. 3(u) {gi}gur-dub 1(barig)
10. 2(disz) {gi}gur-dub 2(barig)
11. 2(disz) kid
12. 2(u) {kusz}du10-gan
13. [n] {gesz}ze2-na
14. iti sig4-{gesz}i3-szub-ba gar u4 1(u) 5(disz)
15. 1(barig) 3(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 kasz sig5
16. [n] 3(ban2) 1(disz) sila3 kasz du gur
17. [n]+1(ban2) ninda du gur
18. [n] dug dida du
reverse
1. [n] dabin#
2. [n]+1(disz) 5/6(disz) sila3 4(disz)? gin2? i3#?-gesz?
3. 3(gesz2) 4(u) 4(disz) sa szum2
4. 1(u) 2(disz) nigin2 szum2
5. 3(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. 1(disz) {kusz}e-sir2 e2-ba-an
7. iti sze-kar-ra-gal2-la
  blank space
8. kiszib3 nu-ra-a
9. mu us2-sa ki-masz{ki} mu us2-sa-bi

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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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 105344
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.48.02.15, Šulgi.48.03.00 (us2-us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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
2022-01-21 at 14:45:06 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2021-10-26 at 08:41:03 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram 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
“BM 105344 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208655.
BM 105344 artifact entry (No. P208655). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208655 (Original work published 2002)
BM 105344 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208655 (Accessed: April 24, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-24]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {BM 105344 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208655},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208655},
}

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