Nisaba 07, 10 (P283814)

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 019766

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

98.0 mm × 63.0 mm × 28.0 mm

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. 2(gesz2) 2(u) sze gur lugal
2. sza3-bi-ta
3. 7(disz) kiszib3 ur-sag-ku5
4. 1(asz) 1(barig) kiszib3 ur-{gesz}gigir
5.
6. 1(u) 5(disz) kiszib3-bi 4(disz)-am3
7. kiszib3 ur-ki-sal4-la
8. 7(asz) 1(barig) gur
9. kiszib3 du-du-li2
10. 3(u) 4(asz) 2(barig) kiszib3-bi 2(disz)-am3
11. ur-mes dumu lugal-uszumgal
12. 8(disz) kiszib3 ur-mes dumu ur-ma-ma
13. mu i3-li2-sze3
14. 6(disz) kiszib3 ur-ki-sal4-la
15. mu du-du-li2-sze3
column 2
1. 1(u) 3(asz) 2(barig) kiszib3-bi x-am3#
2. kiszib3 lu2-dingir-ra ugula
3. 5(asz) 2(barig) gur
4. mu ur-mes dumu lu2-{d}nin-szubur-<sze3>
5. kiszib3 ka5-a-mu
6. 8(asz) 1(ban2)# 5(disz)# kiszib3-bi 2(disz)-am3
7. kiszib3 3(disz)-am3
8. 6(asz) 3(barig) 2(ban2) gur
9. kiszib3 gu-za-na
10. 1(u) 1(asz) 3(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 sza3-gal nar unu{ki}-sze3
11. kiszib3 na-ba-sa6
12. 9(asz) 1(barig)# kiszib3 a-kal-la#
13. szunigin 2(gesz2) 1(u) 2(asz) 3(barig) 3(ban2) 5(disz)# sila3
14. mu-kux(DU)
15. kiszib3-bi 1(u) 8(disz)#-am3
16. [la2]-i3 1(u) la2# 2(asz)# 3(barig)# 2(ban2)# 5(disz)# sila3
17. ur-sag-ku5
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reverse
column 1
1. 2(u) 5(asz) 4(barig) 4(ban2) gur
2. sza3-bi-ta
3. 7(disz) kiszib3 ur-sag-ku5
4. 7(disz) kiszib3# i3-su4
5. 5(asz) 3(ban2) kiszib3#
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6. 4(disz) kiszib3!# a-kal-la
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7. szunigin 2(u) 3(asz) 3(ban2) gur
8. mu-kux(DU)
9. la2-ia3 2(asz) 4(barig) 1(ban2) gur
10. ur-mes dumu lugal-uszumgal
11. 1(gesz2) 4(u) sze gur
12. sza3-bi-ta
13. 7(asz) 1(barig) 4(ban2)? gur
14. ur-mes dumu lugal-uszumgal
15. 5(asz) 1(barig) ur-sag-ku5#
16. 3(asz) 3(barig)#? i3-su4
column 2
17. 6(asz) 4(barig) a-kal-la
18. 4(asz) 4(barig) lu2-dingir-ra
19. 1(u) 1(asz) 4(barig) ur-mes
20. 1(u) 3(asz) 2(barig) 2(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 gur
21. esz-a-bi
22. 1(u) 5(asz) 2(barig) 2(ban2) gur
23. gu-za-na
24. 4(asz) 1(barig) ur-ki-sal4-la
25. 5(disz) du-du-li2
26. 2(asz) 2(barig) 2(ban2) lu2-si
27. 2(disz) na-ba-sa6
28. szunigin 1(gesz2) 2(u) 2(asz) 4(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 gur
29. zi-ga
30. la2-ia3 1(u) 7(asz) 4(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 gur
31. nig2-ka9-ak sze ma2-ad-da-ga
32. ur-{d}ig-alim dumu a-tu
33. mu us2-sa ki-masz{ki} ba-hul

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Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 98.0 high × 63.0 wide × 28.0 thick
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  • Agostino, Franco d’, and Francesco Pomponio. 2005. [Nisaba 07, 10 (d&#039;Agostino2005-97441)]

    primarybarley - kiszib, mu-DU, la2-ia3


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 019766
  • Accession No.: 1895-10-16, 0049

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.47.00.00 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“Nisaba 07, 10 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P283814.

Nisaba 07, 10 artifact entry (No. P283814). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P283814 (Original work published 2005)

Nisaba 07, 10 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P283814 (Accessed: March 24, 2023).

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