Nisaba 06, 10 (P208755)

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 106069

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (1913 4-16 901 4 col.. AS åa-aå-ru-um§ iti ∂Dumu-zi. List of guruå and un-il2 with their rations. Lu2-kiri4-zal. dub-sar dumu Da-du-mu. .)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

140.0 mm × 89.0 mm × 30.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 1(asz@c) GAN2 lu2-giri17-zal ugula
2. 1(asz@) lu2-{d}nin-szubur
3. 1(disz) ur-gu2-de3-na
4. dumu-ni-me
5. 1/2(asz@c) GAN2 lugal-szu-gid2 dumu lugal-e2-mah-e
6. ($ blank space $) ur-{gesz}gigir dumu lu2-kal-la sza3-gu4-sze3 ba-sa6 i3-dab5
7. ($ blank space $) da-da dumu e2-NIR?
8. ($ blank space $) lu2-{d}szara2 dumu-ni
9. sipa szah2-sze3
10. ($ blank space $) ur-nigar{gar} dumu-sag#? ur-tul2-mah
11. [...] lugal-nesag-e dumu-ni
12. ($ blank space $) ur-sukkal i3-dab5
  blank space
13. a-kal-la dumu ur-{d}utu
14. aga3-us2-sze3 a-kal-la i3-dab5
15. 1(asz@c) GAN2 a-al-li2-mu
16. 1(asz@c) GAN2 lugal-he2-gal2
17. 1(asz@c)? 1(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3 sze> 4(disz) <ma-na siki> ug3 a-ba-sa6
18. 1(asz@c)? 1(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3 sze> 2/3(disz) <ma-na siki> lu2-du10-ga dumu-ni
19. ($ blank space $) {d}szara2-a-mu simug!
20. ($ blank space $) ur-{d}szul-pa-e3
21. ($ blank space $) ARAD2-{d}szara2
22. dumu-ni-[me]
23. 1/2(asz@c) 1(barig) 1(disz) tug2 ug3 tur-ra-am-i3-li2
24. 1(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3> 1/2(disz) <ma-na siki> ur-{d}szara2 dumu-ni
25. szu ur-e11-e ur-gal-sze3 x ba-an-zi
column 2
1. 1/2(asz@c) GAN2 {d}szara2-kam dumu-ni
2. 1(asz) GAN2 e2-sag-il2-la
3. 1(asz@c) GAN2 lu2-{d}szara2
4. 1(asz@c)? 1(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3 sze> 4(disz) <ma-na siki> ug3 igi-{d}szara2-sze3
5. 1(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3 sze> 1(disz) 1/2(disz) <ma-na siki> nimgir-an-ne2 dumu-ni
6. 1(disz) igi-dingir-sze3 sza3-gu4-sze3
7. lugal-ku3-zu i3-dab5
  blank space
8. giri3-se3-ga {d}szara2-ta
9. 1(asz@c) GAN2 e-mul dumu {d}szara2-pa-e3 {d}en-ki
10. 1(asz@c) GAN2 {d}isz-ba-an-na-ta
11. 1(asz@c) GAN2 lugal-{gesz}gigir-re dumu lugal-nig2-lagar-e gir
12. lu2 nisi-ga-ta
13. 1(asz@c)? inim-{d}szara2 dumu ur-kisal-la
14. 1(disz) sza3-ku3-ge
15. 1(disz) ur-li
16. dumu-ni-me
17. 4(ban2) 1(disz) tug2 ug3 engar-zi
18. dumu ma2-gur8-re
19. 1(asz@c)? 1(disz) tug2 ug3 bahar3-ta
20. 1(asz@c)? 1(disz) tug2 ug3 ur-zigum-ma
21. giri3-se3-ga {d}szul-gi-ta
22. 1(asz@c)? 1(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) <sila3 sze> ug3 ur-{gesz}gigir dumu ur-nim
23. giri3-se3-ga {d}szul-gi-ta
24. 1(iku) GAN2 lu2-dingir-ra dumu lugal-e2-mah-e
25. aga3-us2 sza13-dub-ba-ta
26. 1(asz@c)? GAN2 e2 lu2-ga
27. 1(asz@c)? GAN2 e2 lugal-kar-re
reverse
column 1
1. 1/2(asz@c) GAN2 e2 lugal-nig2-lagar-e
2. kam? GAN2 ur-ama-na
3. dumu he2-gu7-e
4. 1/2(asz@c) GAN2 ur-e2-nun-na
5. gudu4 {d}nin-ur4-ra-ta
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6. szunigin 1(asz@c) GAN2 gurusz ugula
7. szunigin 1(asz) dumu-nita2
8. szunigin ($ blank space $) dumu-nita2
9. szunigin 1(u@c) 7(asz@c) GAN2 gurusz a2 1/2(disz)
10. szunigin 2(disz) dumu-nita2
11. szunigin 1(disz) szu-gi4
12. erin2-me
13. szunigin 3(asz@c) gurusz 1(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 4(disz) ma-na <siki>-ta
14. szunigin 3(asz@c) gurusz 1(barig) 1(disz) tug2-ta
  blank space
15. szunigin 1(asz) ug3 5(ban2) 1(disz) tug2
16. szunigin 2(disz) dumu-nita2
  blank space
17. ug3-IL2-me
  blank space
column 2
  blank space
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1. lu2-giri17-zal i3-dab5
2. iti {d}dumu-zi
3. mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal-e sza-asz-ru{ki} mu-hul
  blank space
seal 1
1. lu2-giri17-zal
2. dub-sar
3. dumu da-du-mu

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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): 140.0 high × 89.0 wide × 30.0 thick
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  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
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  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Administrative (1913 4-16 901 4 col.. AS åa-aå-ru-um§ iti ∂Dumu-zi. List of guruå and un-il2 with their rations. Lu2-kiri4-zal. dub-sar dumu Da-du-mu. .)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: NATU 1 = Nisaba 6, 10

    [al-Rawi2005NATU1] Rawi, Farouk N. H. al, and Franco d’Agostino. 2005. Neo-Sumerian Administrative Texts from Umma Kept in the British Museum, Part One (NATU I). Nisaba 6. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 106069
  • Accession No.: 1913-04-16, 0901

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.06.12.00
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:39:11 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
2019-01-21 at 19:29:22 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2017-10-13 at 15:03:16 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:54:59 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:36:40 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:31:40 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-27 at 15:51:57 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:40:15 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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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 002893 (composite) (P455603) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 06, 10 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208755.
Nisaba 06, 10 artifact entry (No. P208755). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208755 (Original work published 2002)
Nisaba 06, 10 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208755 (Accessed: April 24, 2024).
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	title = {Nisaba 06, 10 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208755},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P208755},
}

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