Fs Pettinato 183, 3 (P211379)

Legal 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 022871

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

89.0 mm × 51.0 mm × 26.0 mm

tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. ulu3-[di-sze3]
2'. in-szi-sa10#-[a bi-du11?]
3'. ur-sa6-ga-[a]
4'. kiszib3 ga2-nun sa10-a-bi# nu-mu-da-du-a
5'. i3-bi2-la ulu3-di-da-ke4-ne
6'. ba-ne-a-szum2-ma
7'. sa6-da maszkim
8'. di til-la {d}nanna-zi-sza3-gal2 ensi2-ka
9'. ur-sa6-ga
10'. di-da ba-a-gi4-a
11'. di ga2-nun-ka
12'. ba-an-tak4-a
13'. i3-bi2-la ulu3-di-da-ke4-ne
reverse
1. ba-ne-a#-gi-na
2. sa6#-da# maszkim
3. di til-la# {d#}szara2#-kam# ensi2-ka
4. e2#-ga2#-nun a2#?-na-asz-da ur-sa6#-ga#-a {gesz}kiri6# ba-gub-ba
5. lu2-nam2-mah# dumu ur3#-re-ba-du7-ke4#
6. i3-bi2-la dumu ulu3-di-da-ke4-ne
7. ba#-ne#-a-szi-sa10#
8. ur-{d}ba-ba6# dumu# ur#-sa6#-ga-ke4
9. lu2#-nam2#-mah#-ra#
10. inim in-ni-{ga2}gar{ar}
11. ur#-{d}ba#-ba6# di#-da# ba-an-tak4#
  rest broken
left
1. [mu us2-sa? {d}]szu-{d}suen# lugal

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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): 89.0 high × 51.0 wide × 26.0 thick
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  • primary: Fs Pettinato p.175-184, p. 183, 3

    [Molina2004legal-texts] Molina, Manuel. 2004. “Some Neo-Sumerian Legal Texts in the British Museum.” In Von Sumer Nach Ebla Und Zurück. Festschrift. Giovanni Pettinato Zum 27. September 1999 Gewidmet von Freunden, Kollegen Und Schülern, edited by Hartmut Waetzoldt, 175–84. Heidelberger Studien Zum Alten Orient, Band 9. Heidelberg: Heidelberger Orientverlag.

  • history: trad. Molina, Ley mas antigua 112 nº 4

    [sec23543] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 022871
  • Accession No.: 1897-05-11, 0017

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.02.00.00 (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
2011-07-22 at 14:40:27 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-06-03 at 11:36:06 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-01-27 at 19:40:47 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2008-01-03 at 20:46:14 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2002-07-15 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Molina, Manuel CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Fs Pettinato 183, 3 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P211379.
Fs Pettinato 183, 3 artifact entry (No. P211379). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P211379 (Original work published 2002)
Fs Pettinato 183, 3 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P211379 (Accessed: July 25, 2024).
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	title = {Fs {Pettinato} 183, 3 artifact entry},
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P211379},
}

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