BM 016153 (P317489)

Administrative tag 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 016153

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tag

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (pisan-dub-ba Label: pisan-dub-ba nì-ka9-ak lú-nì-dab5-ke4-ne Gír-su.ki-ta Gú-ab-ba.ki-åè ì-gál (CBT 2))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. [pisan]-dub#-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. nig2-ka9-ak sze
 en: accounts of grain
3. lu2 nig2-dab5-ke4-ne
 en: of the requisitioners
4. gir2-su{ki}-ta
 en: from Girsu
5. gu2-ab-ba{ki}-[sze3]
 en: to Guabba;
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. iti# [...-ta]
 en: from month “....”
2'. iti# [...-sze3]
 en: to month “...,”
3'. i3-gal2#
 en: are here.
  blank space
4'. mu hu-uh2-nu-ri{ki} ba-hul
 en: year: “... was destroyed.”
  reading based on date given in BM cat

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: pisan-dub-ba nì-ka9-ak lú-nì-dab5-ke4-ne Gír-su.ki-ta Gú-ab-ba.ki-åè ì-gál (CBT 2))
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: CBT 2, BM 016153 (catalogue)

    [CBT21996] Sigrist, Marcel, Hugo H. Figulla, and Christopher B. F. Walker. 1996. Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum. Vol. 2. British Museum Press.

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  • Museum No.: BM 016153
  • Accession No.: 1896-06-12, 0373

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.07.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:27:14 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg 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 08:42:59 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:19:16 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:16:50 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-06-29 at 19:14:25 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-05-06 at 08:29:49 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-09-29 at 15:50:10 Heinle, Michael Atf Heinle, Michael CDLI approved View
2014-08-19 at 19:41:37 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 016153 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P317489.
BM 016153 artifact entry (No. P317489). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P317489 (Original work published 2006)
BM 016153 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P317489 (Accessed: June 18, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-18]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {BM 016153 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P317489},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P317489},
}

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