Nisaba 27, 107 (P407691)

Administrative tablet excavated in Umma (mod. Tell Jokha), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Museum Number

SM 1913.02.070

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (messenger text SM catalogue: messenger text--distribution of beer, bread etc.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

32.0 mm × 26.0 mm × 12.0 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. szu-ga-tum
3. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
4. al-la-mu
5. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
6. ur-masz
7. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
8. a-da-lal3
9. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
10. sza3-bi-ga
11. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
12. lugal-he2-gal2
13. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
14. a2-bi2-li2
15. 5(disz) sila3 kasz 3(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
reverse
1. a-hu-ni
2. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
3. ep-qu2-sza
4. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
5. a-hu-ma
6. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
7. im-ti-dam
8. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
9. pu3-szu
10. 3(disz) sila3 kasz 2(disz) sila3 ninda 5(disz) gin2 szum2 3(disz) gin2 i3 2(disz) gin2 naga
11. ba-la-la
12. 1(ban2) kasz 1(ban2) ninda puzur4-ma-ma
13. szunigin 1(barig) 5(disz) sila3 kasz szunigin 4(ban2) 4(disz) sila3 ninda
14. szunigin 1(disz) sila3 5(disz) gin2 szum2 szunigin 1/2(disz) sila3 9(disz) gin2 i3
15. szunigin 1/3(disz) sila3 6(disz) gin2 naga
left
1. u4 1(u) 3(disz)-kam
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2. iti min-esz3
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3. mu us2-sa ma2-dara3-ab-zu {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): 32.0 high × 26.0 wide × 12.0 thick
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  • Condition Description: complete.
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  • Genre(s): Administrative (messenger text SM catalogue: messenger text--distribution of beer, bread etc.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: Nisaba 27, 107

    [Borrelli2015Nisaba27] Borrelli, Noemi. 2015. The Umma Messenger Texts from the Harvard Semitic Museum and the Yale Babylonian Collection, Part 1. Nisaba 27. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: SM 1913.02.070
  • Accession No.: 07387 (SM catalogue: 2803)

  • Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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  • Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
  • Dates Referenced: Šū-Suen.03.07.13
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2017-03-03 at 09:55:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-07-28 at 15:46:34 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-06-18 at 17:14:31 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2015-04-14 at 13:13:40 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2010-06-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Ajango, Kelsey M.; Jones, Jillian; Notizia, Palmiro; Reynolds, Kathryn R. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Nisaba 27, 107 Artifact Entry.” 2010. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 4, 2010. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P407691.
Nisaba 27, 107 artifact entry (No. P407691). (2010, June 4). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P407691
Nisaba 27, 107 artifact entry (2010) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P407691 (Accessed: June 14, 2024).
@misc{2010Nisaba,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-14]},
	year = {2010},
	month = {jun 4},
	title = {Nisaba 27, 107 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P407691},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P407691},
}

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