BM 012555 (P315599)

Administrative tag excavated in Uncertain (mod. uncertain), 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 012555

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. uncertain)

Artifact Type

Tag

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (pisan-dub-ba Label from a tablet-basket containing records. (CBT 1))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. pisan-dub-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. nigin bar-ra-kar-a
 en: szum2 of the bar-ra-kar (workers),
3. giri3-se3-ga
 en: the personnel,
4. dumu lu2 er2-du8
 en: children, men, wailers,
5. 2(disz) iti-da SAR x
 en: 2 ...
reverse
1. x [...]
 en: ...
2. x [...]
 en: ...
3. x x [...]
 en: ...,
4. i3-gal2
 en: are here.

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: Tag
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Administrative (pisan-dub-ba Label from a tablet-basket containing records. (CBT 1))
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: CBT 1, BM 12555

    [Figulla1961CBT1] Figulla, Hugo H. 1961. Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum. Volume I. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.

    catalogue entry


  • history: Nelson pisan-dub-ba, no. 214

    [Nelson1976pisandubba] Nelson, Richard C. 1976. “Pisan-Dub-Ba Texts from the Sumerian Ur III Dynasty.” Phdthesis, University of Minnesota.

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  • Museum No.: BM 012555
  • Accession No.: 1895-12-14, 0167

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-28 at 21:03:16 Rattenborg, Rune artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Taylor, Jonathan Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-21 at 07:05:30 Pagé-Perron, Émilie artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2016-12-12 at 08:42:58 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-05-06 at 08:16:34 CDLI atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-09-29 at 15:50:09 Heinle, Michael atf Heinle, Michael CDLI approved View
2014-08-19 at 19:41:36 Heinle, Michael atf Heinle, Michael CDLI approved View
2006-04-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI artifact Alivernini, Sergio; Molina, Manuel CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“BM 012555 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P315599.
BM 012555 artifact entry (No. P315599). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P315599 (Original work published 2006)
BM 012555 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P315599 (Accessed: February 25, 2024).
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}

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