BM 106105 (P208751)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), 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 106105

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(bur3) 1(esze3) GAN2 gesz-ur3-ra a-ra2 1(disz) 1(esze3) GAN2-ta
2. a2 erin2-na-bi u4 1(u) 2(disz)
3. 1(bur3) 1(esze3) 4(iku) GAN2 gesz-ur3 a-ra2 2(disz) 1(esze3) GAN2-ta
4. a2 erin2-na-bi u4 2(u)# 8(disz)
5. 3(iku) 1/2(iku) GAN2 tug2-gurx(|SZE.KIN|) 1(iku) GAN2-ta
6. gesz ur3-ra a-ra2 3(disz) 1(esze3) 1/2(iku) GAN2-ta
7. a2 erin2-na-bi u4 1(u) 3(disz)
8. [n]+9(gesz2) 5(u) sar gi SIG7-a 1(u) sar#-[ta]
9. a2#-bi u4 6(gesz2) 5(u) 9(disz)
10. 6(gesz2) 4(u) 8(disz) sar {gesz}dih3 8(disz) sar-ta
11. a2-bi u4 5(u) 1(disz)
12. 1(gesz'u) 3(gesz2) 5(u) 5(disz) sar {gesz}dih3 1(u) sar-ta
13. a2-bi u4 1(gesz2) 2(u) 3(disz) 1/2(disz)
14. 3(gesz'u) 1(gesz2) 3(u) 6(disz) sar gi SIG7-a 1(u) 2(disz) sar-ta
15. a2-bi u4 2(gesz2) 3(u) 3(disz)+[n]
16. 1(gesz'u) 2(gesz2) 4(u) 5(disz) sar gi SIG7-a 1(u) 5(disz) sar-ta
17. a2-bi u4 5(u) 1(disz)
18. 2(gesz2) 2(u) 8(disz) 1/2(disz) sar gi SIG7-a 1(u) 1(disz) sar-ta
reverse
1. a2-bi u4# 1(u) 3(disz) 1/2(disz)
2. 2(gesz2) 2(u) sar {u2}numun2 1(u) sar-ta
3. a2-bi u4 1(u) 4(disz)
4. 5(gesz2) 2(u) sar gi SIG7-a 8(disz) sar-ta
5. a2-bi u4 4(u)
6. 2(gesz2) 3(u) 5(disz) sar gi SIG7-a 1(u) 3(disz) sar-ta
7. a2-bi u4 1(u) 2(disz)
8. 1(gesz2) 5(u) 1(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3 gi kesz2-ra2
9. a2 lu2 hun-ga2
10. 1(u) 3(disz) gurusz u4 1(disz)-sze3 KA us2-sa ga2-ra
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11. giri3# nimgir-an-ne2
12. a-sza3-ge kin ak
13. a-sza3 a-gesztin a-sza3 sza-ra-hu-[um]-ma durux(U3) a-egir {d}amar-{d}suen-{d}szara2-ki-ag2
14. ugula ur-{gesz}gigir# nu-banda3-gu4
15. kiszib3 szesz-kal-la
16. mu sza-asz-szu2-ru-um{ki} a-ra2 2(disz)-kam ba-hul
seal 1
1. [szesz-kal-la]
2. dub-sar
3. dumu da-da

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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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 106105
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.06.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 004104 (composite) (P456814) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“BM 106105 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208751.
BM 106105 artifact entry (No. P208751). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208751 (Original work published 2002)
BM 106105 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208751 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-22]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {BM 106105 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208751},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208751},
}

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