Nisaba 31/2, 097 (P377019)

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 111242

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

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tablet
obverse
1. 2(disz)? sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda#
2. 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
3. 1(disz) sa szum2 da-an-ga-da gaba-ta#?
4. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3
5. 2(disz) gin2 naga 1(disz) sa szum2
6. NE-NE KA-us2-sa2
7. 4(disz) sila3 kasz 4(ban2) ninda kas4 gaba-ta
8. giri3 da-an-ga-da
9. kasz dida 3(disz) sila3 kasz saga
10. ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
11. sa szum2 szu-{d}isz-ha-ra gaba-asz
12. sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3
13. <n> gin2 naga 1(disz) sa szum2
reverse
1. gu-za-ni KA-us2-sa
2. 1(disz) kasz dida 2(disz) sila3 kasz saga
3. 1(ban2) ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
4. 3(disz) sa <szum2> lu2-{d}nin-szubur gaba-asz
5. kasz dida 3(disz) sila3 kasz [saga]
  erasure
6. 1(ban2) ninda 2(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
7. sa szum2 la-qi3-pu-um gaba-asz
8. szunigin 3(disz) kasz dida 1(ban2) szunigin 6(disz) sila3 kasz saga
9. szunigin 2(ban2) 6(disz) sila3 kasz du 1(barig) 1(ban2) 6(disz) sila3 ninda
10. szunigin 1(u) 2(disz) gin2 i3 szunigin 1(u) 2(disz) gin2 naga
11. szunigin 1(u) 2(disz) sa szum2
12. u4 2(u) 1(disz)-kam
13. iti szu-numun
14. mu en {d}[inanna] masz2-e i3#-[pa3]

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
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  • primary: Nisaba 31/2, 97

    [Alivernini2019Nisaba31/2] Alivernini, Sergio, and Piero Greco. 2019. Neo-Sumerian Administrative Texts from the Géjou Collection Kept in the British Museum. Nisaba 31. Messina: DICAM.

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  • Museum No.: BM 111242
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  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Ibbi-Suen.02.06.21
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:27:14 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-21 at 07:53:06 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2020-11-06 at 08:04:21 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2007-12-12 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Cripps, Eric L.; Molina, Manuel CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 31/2, 097 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P377019.
Nisaba 31/2, 097 artifact entry (No. P377019). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P377019 (Original work published 2007)
Nisaba 31/2, 097 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P377019 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P377019},
}

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