Nisaba 11, 54 (P208665)

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 104794

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

91.0 mm × 54.0 mm × 22.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 2(gesz2) 4(u) 1(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3 al 5(disz) sar-ta
2. 3(gesz2) 4(u) 5(disz) gurusz al 6(disz) sar-ta
3. 2(u) 4(disz) gurusz {u2}kiszi17 ku5-a 1(u) sar-ta
4. 2(u) 2(disz) gurusz {u2}kiszi17 ku5-a 4(u) sar-ta
5. 1(gesz2) 2(u) 2(disz) gurusz gi zex(SIG7)-a 2(u) sar-ta
6. 1(gesz2) 1(u) gurusz {u2}kiszi17 ku5-a 2(u) sar-ta
7. 1(gesz2) 1(u) 7(disz) gurusz {u2}kiszi17 ku5-a 3(u) sar-ta
8. 2(u) 4(disz) 2/3(disz) gurusz gi ku5-a 1(u) sar-ta
9. 2(gesz2) 4(u) 6(disz) 2/3(disz) gurusz gi ku5-a 1(u) 5(disz) sar-ta
reverse
1. 1(u) 3(disz) gurusz gi zex(SIG7)-a 3(u) sar-ta
2. 3(u) gurusz ab-sin2-ta la-ag ri-ri-ga 1(disz) sar-ta
3. a2 lu2 hun-ga2 5(u) 5(disz) sila3-ta
4. a-sza3 amar-{gesz}kiszi17
5. ugula ur-{d}en-lil2-la2 kiszib3 da-a-gi
6. mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal
seal 1
1. da-a-gi
2. dub-sar
3. ($ blank space $)

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): 91.0 high × 54.0 wide × 22.0 thick
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  • primary: NATU 2 = Nisaba 11, 54

    [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.

    Tavoletta sigillata da Da'agi con bilancio di operai impiegati per diversi lavori agricoli nel campo amar-{gisz}kiszig2, sotto la direzione (ugula) di Urenlilla.


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  • Museum No.: BM 104794
  • Accession No.: 1912-07-06, 0058

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.01.00.00
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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
2019-10-27 at 12:36:24 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2013-06-12 at 16:42:14 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:33 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-04-10 at 08:38:48 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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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 002085 (composite) (P454795) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 11, 54 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208665.
Nisaba 11, 54 artifact entry (No. P208665). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208665 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 11, 54 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208665 (Accessed: April 24, 2024).
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	title = {Nisaba 11, 54 artifact entry},
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208665},
}

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