Nisaba 13, 040 (P355955)

Administrative tablet & envelope 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 098158

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

47.0 × 40.0 × 27.0

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 2(u) 4(asz) sze gur lugal
  blank space
  seal impression
2. la2-ia3 su-ga
3. ki na-ba-sa6-ta
4. kiszib3 ur-{d}en-lil2
reverse
1. giri3 ur-{d}ba-ba6 dumu ur-sa6-ga
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  seal impression
2. iti amar-a-a-si
3. mu en {d}nanna ba-a-hun
seal 1
1. ur-{d}en-lil2-la2
2. dub-sar
3. dumu ka-sa6 kuruszda

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

  • Artifact type: Tablet & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 47.0 high × 40.0 wide × 27.0 thick
  • Weight:
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  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
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  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

    unopened envelope


  • Notizia, Palmiro. 2006. [Nisaba 13 40 (Notizia2006)]

    primary


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 098158
  • Accession No.: 1903-10-13, 0089

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
  • Elevation:
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.04.10.00
  • Alternative Years:
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
CDLI Seals 004883 (composite) (P457593) Girsu (mod. Tello) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

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Cite this Artifact

“Nisaba 13, 040 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P355955.

Nisaba 13, 040 artifact entry (No. P355955). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P355955 (Original work published 2007)

Nisaba 13, 040 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P355955 (Accessed: February 8, 2023).

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