Nisaba 11, 41 (P208732)

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 104777

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

103.0 mm × 65.0 mm × 27.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 1(disz) udu u2 gesz-a ga2-ra
2. 1(disz) masz2 {gesz}dar-du3-a
3. 1(disz) masz2 a-gub-ba kid! dagal!
4. 1(disz) udu u2 ma2 kid a gub-ba
5. 1(disz) masz2 ma2-e bi2-ri-ga
6. 1(disz) udu siskur2 gir-ra
7. 1(disz) masz2 ma2 du8-a
8. 1(disz) masz2 ma2 ul-a gub-ba
9. 1(disz) masz2 ma2-a szub-ba
10. 1(disz) masz2 iri bar {d}asznan
11. 1(disz) masz2 ma2 kar-re tag-ga
12. 1(disz) udu kar nesag-ga2
13. 1(disz) sila4 {d}nu-banda3-mah
14. 1(disz) udu bara2 an-na
15. 1(disz) udu bara2 {d}en-lil2-la2
16. 1(disz) masz2 {gesz}gigir ul-a gub-ba
17. 1(disz) sila4 {gesz}gigir-e igi-bi ga2-ra
18. 1(disz) masz2 ka2-mah
column 2
1. 1(disz) masz2 nig2-dab5 lu2 maszkim
2. 1(disz) udu e2!-e sag du8-a
3. 1(disz) udu niga 5(disz) udu u2
4. 2(disz) sila4 2(disz) masz2
5. e2! nig2-ga2-ra
6. 1(disz) masz2 {d}ma!-ma
7. 1(disz) masz2 e2 {d}utu
8. 1(disz) udu e2-nig2-lagar
9. 1(disz) masz2 bara2 ki-AMA
10. 1(disz) udu e2-sag-asz
11. 1(disz) udu {d}gu-la |KI.AN|{ki}
12. 1(disz) udu dingir e2-a ku4?-ra
13. 1(disz) udu sze nesag-ga2 a-e szu2-a
14. 1(disz) masz2 a-gub-ba sza3 e2-a
15. 1(disz) udu ka2-gu-la
16. 1(disz) sila4 ku3 dingir
17. 1(disz) udu niga a tu5-a {d}szara2
18. 1(disz) udu niga ki an-na {d}nin-pa
19. 1(disz) udu u2 nig2-sza3-te 1(disz) x x
20. 1(disz) udu {d}nin-ka-si-ga
reverse
column 1
1. 1(disz) udu niga ki si-ga
2. 1(disz) udu niga
3. 3(disz) udu u2
4. 1(disz) sila4
5. ki an-na gal-gal
6. 1(disz) masz2 niga 2(disz) udu u2
7. 1(disz) sila4 1(disz) masz2
8. ki an-na {d}en-lil2
9. 1(disz) udu niga a tu5-a {d}dumu-zi urua!(URU)
10. 1(disz) udu niga ki {d}{a}aszgi-da
11. 1(disz) udu u2 KA-NE-sag
12. 1(disz) udu nig2-dab5 tug2 sa-gi4-a
13. 1(disz) udu niga kasz-de2-a iri gub-ba
14. 1(disz) sila4 e2-kikken2
15. 1(disz) udu emerah-e a la2-a
16. 1(disz) udu ki-na-ma-at
17. 1(disz) udu szu ak lugal
18. 1(disz) udu niga a sze12 de2-a {d}szara2
19. 1(disz) masz2 masz2-PA
20. 1(disz) masz2 a sze12 de2-a {d}dumu-zi urua sza3 umma{ki}
21. 1(disz) udu niga 2(disz) udu u2
22. 1(disz) sila4 1(disz) masz2
23. gu4-e-us2-sa |KI.AN|{ki}
column 2
1. 1(disz) udu ki-ak
2. 1(disz) udu KA-NE-sag
3. 1(disz) udu {d}dumu-zi urua
4. 1(disz) udu GAN2 {d}en-lil2-la2
5. 1(disz) masz2 abzu-banda3{da}
6. 1(disz) masz2 {a}aszgi-da
7. 1(disz) udu {d}nin-hur-sag
8. 1(disz) sila4 {d}nu-banda3-mah
9. 1(disz) masz2 sze nesag-ga2 a-e szu2-a
10. 1(disz) udu e2-gibil
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11. sza3 |KI.AN|{ki}
12. 6(disz) udu 3(disz) masz2 e2-muhaldim
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13. szunigin 1(u) udu niga
14. szunigin 4(u) 4(disz) udu u2
15. szunigin 1(u) sila4 bar-gal2
16. szunigin 1(disz) masz2 niga
17. szunigin 2(u) 7(disz) masz2
18. nig2-diri nig2-ezem-ma
19. iti nesag
20. mu us2-sa 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
  • Measurements (mm): 103.0 high × 65.0 wide × 27.0 thick
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  • primary: NATU 2 = Nisaba 11, 41

    [al-Rawi2006NATU2] Rawi, Farouk N. H. al, and Lorenzo Verderame. 2006. Documenti Amministrativi Neo-Sumerici Da Umma Conservati al British Museum (NATU II). Nisaba 11. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

    Computo degli animali registrati quali aggiunte per la festa per le celebrazioni (ni3-diri ni3-ezem-ma) del mese nesag (IV).


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 104777
  • Accession No.: 1912-07-06, 0041

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.06.04.00 (us2 year)
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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
2017-05-01 at 11:14:23 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:54:59 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2013-06-19 at 16:21:41 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:38 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-04-10 at 08:38:56 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

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 11, 41 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208732.
Nisaba 11, 41 artifact entry (No. P208732). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208732 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 11, 41 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208732 (Accessed: April 25, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {Nisaba 11, 41 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208732},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208732},
}

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