Nisaba 26, 036 (P376044)

Administrative tablet & envelope 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 110182

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) gu4 niga
2. 2(disz) udu niga
3. 3(disz) udu u2
4. 2(disz) sila4
5. 1(disz) zi3 esza gur
6. 2(disz) sila3 i3-nun
7. 5(disz) sila3 zu2-lum
reverse
1. siskur2 {d}ne3-eri11-gal gar-sza-na{ki}-ka-sze3
2. ki ur-{d}li9-si4-ta ba-zi
3. giri3 nam-ha-ni sagi
4. iti ezem-{d}nin-a-zu
5. mu en eridu{ki} ba-hun
seal 1
column 1
1. {d}amar-{d}suen
2. lugal? kal-ga
  nita in edition
3. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
4. lugal an-ub-da limmu2-ba
column 2
1. a-kal-la
2. ensi2
3. [umma{ki}]
4. ARAD2-zu

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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
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    unopened envelope


  • Rawi, Farouk N. H. al, Francesca Gorello, and Palmiro Notizia. 2013. [Nisaba 26 36 (al-Rawi2013)]

    primaryDelivery of small cattle, flour, butter and dates as offering for god Nerigal of GARszana, gu4 niga, udu niga, udu-u2, sila4, zi3 esza, i3-nun, zu2-lum, siskur2 {d}ne3-eri11-gal GAR-sza-naki-ka, ki PN-ta ba-zi Seal: I. {d}amar-{d}suen / nita kal-ga / luga


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  • Museum No.: BM 110182
  • Accession No.: 1914-04-04, 0248

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Amar-Suen.08.05.00 (Reichskalender)
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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 005881 (composite) (P458591) Umma (mod. Tell Jokha) Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) Amar-Suen.06.06.00, Šū-Suen.01.08.02

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Cite this Artifact

“Nisaba 26, 036 Artifact Entry.” 2007. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 12, 2007. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P376044.

Nisaba 26, 036 artifact entry (No. P376044). (2007, December 12). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P376044

Nisaba 26, 036 artifact entry (2007) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P376044 (Accessed: February 1, 2023).

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