Nisaba 16, 240 (P363154)

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 135211

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

27.0 mm × 32.0 mm × 13.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga 3(disz) sila3 ninda
2. 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
3. 1(disz) sa szum2
4. du10-ga sukkal gaba-ta
5. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda
6. 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
7. 1(disz) sa szum2
8. ur-ur ka-us2-sa2
9. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda
10. 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
11. 1(disz) sa szum2
12. ur-{d}nansze gaba-ta
reverse
1. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda
2. 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
3. 1(disz) sa szum2
4. szar-ru-ba-ni ka-us2-sa2
5. szunigin 5(disz) sila3 kasz saga szunigin 1(ban2) <la2 1(disz@t)> sila3 kasz
6. szunigin 1(ban2) la2 1(disz@t) ninda szunigin 8(disz) gin2 i3
7. szunigin 8(disz) gin2 naga
8. szunigin 4(disz) sa szum2
9. u4 3(disz)-kam
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10. iti e2-iti-6(disz)
11. mu us2-sa si-ma-num2{ki} ba-hul

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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
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 27.0 high × 32.0 wide × 13.0 thick
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  • primary: UMTBM 4 = Nisaba 16, 240

    [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 135211
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.04.08.03 (us2 year)
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:39:11 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
2016-01-15 at 16:11:27 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-05-05 at 09:58:58 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-07-22 at 15:03:59 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2009-04-10 at 08:54:37 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, 240 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P363154.
Nisaba 16, 240 artifact entry (No. P363154). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P363154 (Original work published 2007)
Nisaba 16, 240 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P363154 (Accessed: June 21, 2024).
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	title = {Nisaba 16, 240 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P363154},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P363154},
}

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