JNES 63, 003 (P208683)

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 107955

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Judgment of the ensi concerning a fugitive.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) im-ti-e2?
 en: 1 (full time worker) Imti-e2?,
2. ARAD2 e2-gal
 en: slave of the palace,
3. mu 3(disz)-am3
 en: for three years
4. i3-zah3-am3
 en: fled;
5. ia3-nagar-e
 en: Ya-nagar
6. pa-ag2 i3-ze2-e
 en: shall cut the “breath;”
reverse
1. a2-zi-da
 en: To Azida
2. ba-an-tum2-mu
 en: he shall bring him;
3. igi ensi2-ka-sze3 ba-ge-en8
 en: before the ensi it was confirmed.
4. mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal-e ur-bi2-lum{ki} mu-hul
 en: Year: “Amar-Suen, the king, destroyed Urbilum.”

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 107955
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 2787

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.02.00.00
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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
2017-02-28 at 17:16:32 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2013-08-22 at 12:19:42 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2012-04-09 at 06:44:03 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:34 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:32:47 CDLI Atf CDLI 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
“JNES 63, 003 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208683.
JNES 63, 003 artifact entry (No. P208683). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208683 (Original work published 2002)
JNES 63, 003 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208683 (Accessed: April 25, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208683},
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