Nisaba 27, 179 (P304118)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Newell Collections of Babylonian Tablets, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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Newell Collections of Babylonian Tablets, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Museum Number

NCBT 02081

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

34.0 mm × 30.0 mm × 12.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
2. szu-ku8-ub
3. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
4. lu2-{d}nanna
5. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. nam-ha-ni
7. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
8. puzur4-ma-ma
9. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
10. DU-a-a
11. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
12. a-hu-i3-lum
13. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
reverse
1. a-bi2-a
2. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
3. i-ti-a
4. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga u-bar
5. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 3(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga hu-ba
6. szunigin 4(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 kasz szunigin 2(ban2) 9(disz) sila3 ninda
7. szunigin 1/2(disz) sila3 szum2 szunigin 1/2(disz) sila3 i3 szunigin 1/3(disz) sila3 naga
8. u4 6(disz)-kam iti e2 iti 6(disz)
9. mu us2-sa {d}szu-{d}suen lugal uri5{ki}-ma-ke4 bad3 mu-ri-iq-ti-ti-ni-im mu-du3

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
  • Measurements (mm): 34.0 high × 30.0 wide × 12.0 thick
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  • primary: Nisaba 27, 179

    [Borrelli2015Nisaba27] Borrelli, Noemi. 2015. The Umma Messenger Texts from the Harvard Semitic Museum and the Yale Babylonian Collection, Part 1. Nisaba 27. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns.

  • history: Yale Messenger, 056

    [McNeil1970YaleMessenger] McNeil, Robert Clayton. 1970. “The ‘Messenger Texts’ of the Third Ur Dynasty.” Phdthesis, University of Pennsylvania.

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  • Museum No.: NCBT 02081
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.05.08.06
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-07-07 at 13:59:26 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-07-07 at 13:53:01 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-01-21 at 07:03:51 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:55:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-07-28 at 15:46:45 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-04-14 at 13:13:44 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-02-08 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Englund, Robert K.; Guerra, Dylan; Middeke-Conlin, Robert; Pace, Carl Yale Babylonian Collection CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 27, 179 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). July 7, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P304118.
Nisaba 27, 179 artifact entry (No. P304118). (2024, July 7). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P304118 (Original work published 2006)
Nisaba 27, 179 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P304118 (Accessed: July 19, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P304118},
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