Nisaba 24, 18 (P208730)

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 106074

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1. [n] 7(disz) gu4 ab2 hi-a
2. kiszib3 a-tu szusz3
3. 1(u) 5(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 sze gur
4. kiszib3 lugal-bad3 <lu2> lunga
5. 1(disz) szen-da-ni{zabar}
6. ki-la2-bi 1/2(disz) ma-na
7. kiszib3 lugal-e2-mah-e szabra
8. 2(barig) sze 5(disz) masz2 igi 8(disz)-gal2 masz-a-kam
9. kiszib3-bi 2(disz)-am3
10. kiszib3 lugal-ma2-gur8-re [dumu] lugal#-e2-mah-e
11. 1/3(disz) ma-na 5(disz) gin2 su-he2
12. 5(asz) 1(barig) sze gur
13. 3(disz) sila3 i3-nun du10-ga
14. 8(disz) masz-da3
15. [n] ma#-na im-babbar2
16. [n] {na4#}kin2 zi-bi2 szu se3-ga
17. [n] kusz gu4
18. [kiszib3]-bi# 6(disz)-am3
19. [kiszib3 lugal?-ku3]-ga#-ni dub-sar
20. [n] 2(disz) sila3 sze gur
21. [n sze]-gesz-i3
column 2
1. kiszib3-bi 6(disz)-am3
2. kiszib3 inim-{d}inanna
3. 1(disz) ma-na siki
4. 3(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar
5. 1(disz) ha-zi-in{zabar}
6. kiszib3-bi 2(disz)-am3
7. kiszib3 hu-wa-wa dumu en-u2-a
8. 1(asz) 1(barig) sze-gesz-i3 gur
9. 1(barig) 3(ban2) sze
10. [n] tug2 u2
11. 1(u) la2 1(disz@t) gu2 esir2 aga3-zi
12. 3(disz) kusz gu4
13. 2(disz) kusz ansze
14. kiszib3-bi 6(disz)-am3
15. kiszib3 da-a-ga szabra
16. 2(barig) 3(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 sze
17. kiszib3 lugal-ku3-ga-ni sukkal
18. 2(disz) 1/2(disz) ma-na esir2#
19. kiszib3 inim-{d}szara2 gudu4 anzu2{muszen}-babbar2
20. 1(gesz2) 2(u) 5(disz) udu hi-a
21. 3(gesz2) ud5 masz2 hi-a
22. kiszib3 gur8-sa3-an sipa
23. 1(disz) {na4}kin2 zi-bi2 szu se3-ga
24. kiszib3 lugal-inim-gi-na dub-sar
reverse
column 1
1. 3(gesz'u) 3(gesz2) 5(u) 5(disz) sa gi
2. kiszib3 ur-mes dumu na-ga-lu5
3. 3(gesz'u) 1(gesz2) sa gi-szid
4. kiszib3 mu-zu-da
5. 1(u) 4(asz) 2(barig) sze gur
6. la2-ia3 gu4-e-a-na-am3-du
7. 1(u) la2 1(disz) kusz ansze
8. 1(disz) kusz gu4
9. 1(disz) kusz amar gu4
10. kiszib3 2(disz) a-gu-gu szabra
11. 1(barig) ziz2 kiszib3 lu2!(LUGAL)-{d}isztaran dub-sar
12. 1(asz)# sze gur
13. kiszib3 ur-{gesz}gigir dumu a-ri2-bi
14. 1(u) 7(disz) ad6 udu
15. kiszib3 ur-{gesz}gigir sipa
16. 5(disz) igi 8(disz)-gal2 masz2
17. {d}szara2-i3-zu dumu lugal-ezem
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column 2
1. kiszib3 la2-ia3 lu2 nig2-dab5-ba-ke4-ne
2. ki i3-kal-la-ta
3. sza3-ku3-ge ba-an-dabx(|LAGABx(BAD&BAD)|)?
4. iti sze-kar-ra-gal2-la
5. mu en-unu6-gal {d}inanna 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
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  • primary: NATU 4 = Nisaba 24, 18

    [al-Rawi2009NATU4] Rawi, Farouk N. H. al, Franco d’Agostino, and Jonathan Taylor. 2009. Neo-Sumerian Administrative Texts from Umma Kept in the British Museum, Part Four (NATU IV). Nisaba 24. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 106074
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 0906

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.05.03.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-09-10 at 21:32:33 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2022-02-01 at 15:11:59 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2019-11-29 at 10:36:53 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2017-03-13 at 03:59:28 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2015-05-05 at 09:59:04 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2012-06-29 at 14:38:35 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. 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

Consult this artifact as presented on the website of collections and projects:

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes:

20100103 englund: a-tu szusz3

Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 24, 18 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208730.
Nisaba 24, 18 artifact entry (No. P208730). (2023, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208730 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 24, 18 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208730 (Accessed: April 12, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
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	title = {Nisaba 24, 18 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208730},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208730},
}

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