Nisaba 09, 139 (P208688)

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 108068

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Receipt of 3000 l of dry bitumen received by Sarrum-ili from the governor of Umma. Seal: {d}Åul-gi nita-kal-ga lugal Uri5{ki}-ma lugal {d}Ub-da-limmu2-ba / [...]-i3?-li2 [...] [x [...] arad2-zu.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(u) esir2 had2 gur
2. ki ensi2 umma{ki}-ta
3. szar-ru-um-i3-li2 nu-banda3
reverse
1. szu ba-ti
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2. iti ezem-{d}nin-a-zu
3. mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal-e ur-bi2-lum{ki} mu-hul
seal 1
column 1
1. {d}szul-gi
2. nita kal-ga
3. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
4. lugal an-ub-da limmu2-ba
column 2
1. [...]-i3?-li2
2. [...]
3. x [...]
4. ARAD2-[zu]

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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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  • Genre(s): Administrative (Receipt of 3000 l of dry bitumen received by Sarrum-ili from the governor of Umma. Seal: {d}Åul-gi nita-kal-ga lugal Uri5{ki}-ma lugal {d}Ub-da-limmu2-ba / [...]-i3?-li2 [...] [x [...] arad2-zu.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: Nisaba 9, 139

    [Molina2005Nisaba9] Molina, Manuel, and Marcos Such-Gutiérrez. 2005. Neo-Sumerian Administrative Texts in the British Museum. Nisaba 9. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

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  • Museum No.: BM 108068
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 2900

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.02.05.00 (Reichskalender)
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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
2018-08-23 at 08:56:54 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2013-06-07 at 12:25:43 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:34 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:30:58 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:39:37 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. 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 013903 (composite) (P516917) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 09, 139 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208688.
Nisaba 09, 139 artifact entry (No. P208688). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208688 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 09, 139 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208688 (Accessed: May 26, 2024).
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	title = {Nisaba 09, 139 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208688},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208688},
}

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