BM 023009 (P320209)

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 023009

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 dub-gíd-da si-ì-tum lú nì-dab5-ba-ke4-ne ì-gál (CBT 2))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. pisan-dub-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. dub gid2-da
 en: long-tablets
3. si-i3-tum
 en: debits
4. lu2 nig2-dab5-ba-ke4-ne
 en: of the takers
reverse
1. i3-gal2
 en: are here;
  blank space
2. mu {d}amar-{d}suen lugal
 en: year: “Amar-Suen is king.”

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 dub-gíd-da si-ì-tum lú nì-dab5-ba-ke4-ne ì-gál (CBT 2))
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: CBT 2, BM 023009 (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 023009
  • Accession No.: 1897-05-12, 0045

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.01.00.00
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:19:51 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 08:43:02 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-05-06 at 08:16:45 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 19:41:39 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 023009 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P320209.
BM 023009 artifact entry (No. P320209). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P320209 (Original work published 2006)
BM 023009 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P320209 (Accessed: September 22, 2023).
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