Nisaba 16, 164 (P363078)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), 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 113796

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

25.0 mm × 25.0 mm × 13.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
2. ba-a-a
3. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
4. [kur-bi]-la-ak
5. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. [lu2]-giri17#-zal
7. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
8. lu2-sza-lim
9. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
10. hu-la-al
11. 5(disz) sila3 [kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda] 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
12. {d}[...]-ni
13. [3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2] naga#
reverse
1. 3(disz) [sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz)] gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
2. lugal-si-sa2
3. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
4. du10-ga
5. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. a-KA
7. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
8. puzur4-i3-li2
9. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
10. ad-da
11. szunigin 4(ban2) 8(disz) sila3 kasz szunigin 3(ban2) ninda
12. szunigin 1(disz) sila3 szum2 szunigin 1/2(disz) sila3 6(disz) gin2 i3
13. szunigin 1/3(disz) sila3 4(disz) gin2 naga
left
1. u4 2(u) 6(disz)-kam
2. iti sze-kar-ra-gal2-la
3. mu us2-sa ma2-dara3-abzu {d}en-ki ba-ab-du8

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: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 25.0 high × 25.0 wide × 13.0 thick
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  • primary: UMTBM 4 = Nisaba 16, 164

    [d’Agostino2006UMTBM4] Agostino, Franco d’, and Janet Politi. 2006. Umma Messenger Texts in the British Museum, Part Four (UMTBM 4). Nisaba 16. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M.

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  • Museum No.: BM 113796
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.03.03.26 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:32:21 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-21 at 07:42:50 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2017-03-03 at 09:55:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-07-28 at 15:45:22 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 15:03:54 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-04-10 at 08:54:04 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2007-02-26 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 16, 164 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P363078.
Nisaba 16, 164 artifact entry (No. P363078). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P363078 (Original work published 2007)
Nisaba 16, 164 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P363078 (Accessed: June 20, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P363078},
}

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