Nisaba 09, 257 (P208718)

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 108197

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (Delivery of clothes from Ikala)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

29.0 mm × 28.0 mm × 10.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 3(u) 8(disz) 1/2(disz) tug2 usz-bar zu2 uh
2. 1(gesz2) 3(u) 5(disz) tug2 u2 kal
3. 1(u) 5(disz) tug2 u2 muru13
4. 5(disz) tug2 u2 tur
5. 1(u) 8(disz) tug2 mug kal
6. 2(u) 2(disz) tug2 mug tur
reverse
1. 2(disz) tug2 gu2-ansze
2. tug2-ba sza3 a-pi4-sal4{ki} gu2-de3-na u3 musz-bi-an-na
3. ki i3-kal-la-ta
4. giri3 szesz-sa6-ga
5. mu en-mah-gal-an-na ba-hun

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): 29.0 high × 28.0 wide × 10.0 thick
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  • primary: Nisaba 9, 257

    [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 108197
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 3029

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.04.--.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
2011-07-22 at 14:36:37 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:31:07 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:39:56 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, 257 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208718.
Nisaba 09, 257 artifact entry (No. P208718). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208718 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 09, 257 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208718 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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