Nisaba 09, 030 (P208698)

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 107956

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Transfer of various goods and workers to the account of Ikalla.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

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tablet
obverse
1. 3(disz) sila3 i3-szah2
2. 1(barig) 8(disz) sila3 naga
3. 3(u) 3(disz) ma-na im-babbar2
4. 2(gesz2) 1(u) 4(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3
5. a2 i3 naga im-babbar2 diri-sze3 tug2 nig2-ka9-a zi-ga
6. mu us2-sa e2 puzur4-{d}da-gan ba-du3
reverse
1. u3 mu us2-sa-bi
  blank space
2. ugu2 i3-kal-la ba-a-gar
3. mu ku3-gu-za {d}en-lil2-la2 ba-dim2

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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  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Administrative (Transfer of various goods and workers to the account of Ikalla.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: Nisaba 9, 30

    [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 107956
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 2788

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.40.00.00 (us2 year), Šulgi.41.00.00 (us2-us2 year), Amar-Suen.03.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
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
2016-07-28 at 15:43:00 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2013-08-17 at 13:12:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:35 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:30:59 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:39:43 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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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 09, 030 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208698.
Nisaba 09, 030 artifact entry (No. P208698). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208698 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 09, 030 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208698 (Accessed: April 21, 2024).
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	title = {Nisaba 09, 030 artifact entry},
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208698},
}

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