BM 106103 (P208673)

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 106103

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text 935 messenger)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 2(u) 3(disz) ma#-na erin
2. 1(u) 1(disz) ma-na za-ba-lum
3. 1(disz) ma-na szu-ur2-me
4. 1(disz) ma-na ad2
5. 1(disz) ma-na GI
6. 2(disz) ma-na szim-IM
7. 2(disz) ma-na dam-sze-lum
8. 3(disz) ma-na szim
9. 2(disz) ma-na ar-ga-<nu>-um
10. 2(disz) ma-na EN-DI
11. 2(disz) 1/2(disz) ma-na NI-szi-tum
12. 1(disz) ma-na szim-HI
13. 5(disz) sila3 szim-GAN2
14. 5(disz) sila3 szim-sze-li
15. 3(disz) sila3 szim-gam-gam-ma
16. 3(disz) sila3 szim-gu4-ku-ru
17. 5(disz) sila3 PA-li
18. 2(disz) a2 dara3
19. 1(asz) 1(barig) 3(ban2) naga gur
20. 4(asz) gu2 im-babbar2
21. 2(disz) sila3 i3-hi-nun-na
22. 1(ban2) 2(disz) sila3 NI-IG-tum
23. 1(asz) esir2 e2-a gur
24. 2(u) dug esir2 a-ba#-al
25. 1(asz) gu2 5(u) 2(disz) ma-na siki ud5
26. 1(u) ma-na siki GI
27. 4(ban2) 9(disz) sila3 i3-nun
28. 4(ban2) 6(disz) 2/3(disz) sila3 ga-muru13
29. 1(u)#? 3(disz)#? sila3#? i3-gesz
reverse
1. 1(u) 2(disz)/3(disz) {gesz}pesz3 sze-er-gu
2. 1(asz) 4(barig) [n] 6(disz) sila3 zu2-lum gur
3. 2(asz) 1(barig) 2(ban2) 7(disz) sila3# zu2-lum giri3-lam [(x)]-x# |URUxGU| si-ga
4. 1(barig) 3(ban2) gesztin gal-gal
5. 5(disz) sa szum2-sikil
6. 5(disz) sa szum2-GAZ
7. 1(disz) sa za-ha-ti
8. 1(barig) x# (x)
9. 1(barig) sze-lu2
10. 2(ban2) {u2}ninni8
11. 1(u) 7(disz) {gi}hal
12. 6(disz) ku6 kun-zi
13. 2(asz) gu2 gu
14. 2(ban2) zi3-sig15
15. 2(ban2) esza
16. 7(disz) [sila3] zi3-dub-[dub]
17. 1(asz) 2(barig) 1(ban2) kasz [x]
18. 3(barig) dabin 2(ban2) x#-x#
19. 2(asz) 2(ban2) 7(disz) sila3 GISZ?-GISZ#? gur
20. 1(gesz2) 1(u) sa {gesz}ma-nu#
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21. nig2-dab5 ezem (x) nesag2
22. mu us2-sa# [ha]-ar#-szi{ki} hu-ur5-ti{ki} ki-masz{ki} u3 ma-da-bi 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
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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 106103
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.01.04.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-04-08 at 10:37:58 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Ozaki Tohru Lafont, Bertrand approved View
2023-08-19 at 13:27:14 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
2021-10-27 at 13:48:21 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 106103 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208673.
BM 106103 artifact entry (No. P208673). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208673 (Original work published 2002)
BM 106103 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208673 (Accessed: April 12, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-12]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {BM 106103 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208673},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208673},
}

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