Nisaba 13, 053 (P355968)

Administrative tablet 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 098171

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

53.0 mm × 39.0 mm × 20.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 5(asz) 2(barig) 1(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 sze gur lugal
2. sza3-bi-ta
3. 2(disz) gin2 la2 igi-4(disz)-gal2 ku3-babbar
4. sze-bi 1(asz) 3(barig) 4(ban2) 5(disz) sila3 gur
5. 3(asz) 3(barig) 3(ban2) gur
6. a-tu dumu lu2-{d}nansze-ke4
7. szu ba-ti
8. mu en {d#}nanna masz-e i3-pa3
reverse
1. mu-kux(DU)
2. giri3 gu3-de2-a ab-ba-iri
3. nig2-ka9-ak
4. ka5-a lu2 lunga
5. mu us2-sa e2 puzur4-isz-{d}da-gan ba-du3

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 53.0 high × 39.0 wide × 20.0 thick
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  • Museum No.: BM 098171
  • Accession No.: 1903-10-13, 0102

  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.40.00.00, Šulgi.43.00.00 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

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Cite this Artifact

“Nisaba 13, 053 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P355968.

Nisaba 13, 053 artifact entry (No. P355968). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P355968 (Original work published 2007)

Nisaba 13, 053 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P355968 (Accessed: March 24, 2023).

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