BPOA 02, 2555 (P209033)

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 105371

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

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(u) {gi}ha-an siki ka tab-ba
2. {u2}|U.EN| nag-su{ki} ba-an-ga2-ar
  RM: guru7# en nag-su{ki}
3. 1(u) {gi}ha-an siki ka tab-ba
4. {u2}|U.EN| umma{ki} ba-an-ga2-ar
  RM: guru7# en umma{ki}
5. 1(disz) {gi}kid ki-la2-bi 1(u) gin2
6. {u2}|U.EN| ba-ra-gar
  RM: guru7#
7. 1(disz) {gi}hal gid2-da
8. 2(disz) {gi}szu-nigin sze
reverse
1. ki-su7 me-en-kar2-sze3
  RM: ki-su7 me-en-kar2-na-sze3
2. 2(disz) ma-an-sim zi3-gu
3. e2 nig2-lagar-e-sze3
4. 1(u) gin2 {gi}kid pisan siki-ka ba-an-ba-ra
  RM: {gi}kid-ke4 siki-ka
5. ki a-gu-ta
6. kiszib3 lu2-kal-la
7. mu us2-sa ma2 {d}en-ki
seal 1
1. lu2-kal-la
2. dub-sar
3. dumu ur-e11-e szusz3

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: BPOA 2, 2555

    [Ozaki2006BPOA2] Tohru, Ozaki, and Marcel Sigrist. 2006. Ur III Administrative Tablets from the British Museum. Part Two. Biblioteca Del Próximo Oriente Antiguo 2. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.

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  • Museum No.: BM 105371
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.03.00.00 (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
2017-10-26 at 13:20:52 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 14:37:03 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-08 at 20:35:43 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:42:12 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 002932 (composite) (P455642) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) Šulgi.42.00.00, Šū-Suen.09.04.00

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Cite this Artifact
“BPOA 02, 2555 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209033.
BPOA 02, 2555 artifact entry (No. P209033). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209033 (Original work published 2002)
BPOA 02, 2555 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209033 (Accessed: April 19, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P209033},
}

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