TSŠ 0046 (P010717)

Lexical tablet excavated in Shuruppak (mod. Fara), dated to the ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC) period and now kept in Arkeoloji Müzeleri, Istanbul, Turkey

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Museum Collection(s)

Arkeoloji Müzeleri, Istanbul, Turkey

Museum Number

Ist Š 0046

Period

ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC)

Provenience

Shuruppak (mod. Fara)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (wild animals)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
column 1
  beginning broken
1'. x
2'. alim
3'. am-si-har-an
4'. bi2-lam
5'. gu4 zubi(LAK459)
6'. gu4 a
7'. az
  rest broken
column 2
1. udu su4
2. durah
3. x
  animal head sign with a straight ear, PESZ2? PIRIG?
4. ur#-bar
5. nig ANSZE
6. giri17
7. |MASZ.GU2.GAR3|
8. AN-NI2 [x]
  rest broken
column 3
  about 5 lines missing
6'. [x-x] zi#-[...]-GIR2@g
7'. lipisz(LAK386)? KESZ2(LAK612)
8'. pesz2 ZI
9'. x x
  sign is definitely not lu2, as read by Sjoberg KA or GIR3 x KAR2 = giri16?
10'. pesz2#? [...]
column 4
1. [...]
2. [...]
3. [...]
4. [...]
5. [...] x
6. GIR2@g#? BUR? TE@g#
7. IM#-[...]
8. x x x
  rest broken
column 5
  broken
column 6
  beginning broken
1'. [x] ur
2'. [x] su4
3'. [x] ur
4'. ku5:da
5'. sag-GURUSZ
6'. szah2-{gesz}gi
7'. a-IN? szah2
8'. [...]-x bur
9'. [x]-gu-x-[x]
10'. [...] eh-eh
  rest broken
column 7
1. x x x
2. erinx(|MUSZ%MUSZxMASZ|)-na
3. nig2-bunx(LAK618)
4. bir5 ANSZE
5. bir5 gi-zi
6. bir5 sugx(|SUD.PA.EL|)
  Krebernik OBO 160, 281: sign is not SUD but BU@g
7. bir5 sag-GURUSZ
8. sumun2 kur
9. MA-DAR
10. SU-SU MA
11. gi x
  sign??
12. |HIxNUN| LA
13. utua(LAK777) dara4
14. gir2 SZESZ
  not clear from photo if sign is SZESZ or URI3
15. DU#-DU-na
  Akkadian asqudu?
  cf. column 8 13, 14: read na-DU-DU?
16. bir5# sahar
17. bir5# sza3
18. bir5# lu2
19. bir5# gi6#
column 8
1. [x] DIM@g# HI
2. musz gi
3. gir2 musz
4. mar
5. ir la2
6. LAK115
7. a-sig-[x]
8. |MAxX| KESZ2
9. sanga2(LAK175)
10. sze-mes
11. musz zu2 gu7
12. bir5 zu2
13. na-DU-DU dara4
14. na-DU-DU TAR
15. musz tir
16. {d}ezina2 GAN
17. |ZI&ZI| MA
18. eh tug2
19. eh sag
20. eh# x
column 9
1. bir5 A-NE-NE
2. bi2-za-gir5-balag
3. BU SZEG9 ma-nu
4. gal-ma-na
  probably Fremdwort; Akkadian kalmatu(m), "louse"
5. bur2-balag
  reading bur2 by Sjoberg unverified CHECK LAK 50; SUR?
6. bir5 gir2
8. u8 sze gu7
  sign form for szurim is typically LAGABxGU4 (CHECK)
7. kuszu2 a gu7
9. siki |SAGxTAK4|
10. bir5 MU DU
11. nig2 a siki tal2
12. bi2-lumx(|ZU&ZU.SAR|)
13. nig2-zi-pa-pa

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC)
Consult word list of ED IIIa (ca. 2600-2500 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: TSŠ 0046,

    [Jestin1937-5950] Jestin, Raymond R. 1937.

  • history: OIP 99, p. 39

    [Biggs1974OIP99] Biggs, Robert D. 1974. Inscriptions from Tell Abū Ṣalābīkh. Oriental Institute Publications, Volume 99. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press.

  • history: Krebernik, OBO 160/1, p. 331-332

    [Krebernik1998OBO160/1] Krebernik, Manfred. 1998. “Die Texte Aus Fāra Und Tell Abū Ṣalābīḫ.” In Annäherungen 1: Mesopotamien. Späturuk-Zeit Und Frühdynastische Zeit, edited by Pascal Attinger and Markus Wäfler, 235–427. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 160/1. Freiburg Schweiz: Universitätsverlag.

  • history: Civil Fs Reiner, 38,

    [sec3769] N.d.

  • history: Sjoeberg Fs Oelsner (unp.),

    [sec3770] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: Ist Š 0046
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Shuruppak (mod. Fara)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-14 at 12:21:25 Rattenborg, Rune artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-06-01 at 15:22:11 Rattenborg, Rune artifact Novotny, Jamie; Rattenborg, Rune Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2017-07-14 at 11:32:34 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-08-31 at 18:47:17 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. Digital Corpus of Cuneiform Lexical Texts CDLI approved View
2016-06-18 at 11:14:10 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-05-26 at 01:34:25 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2001-12-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI artifact Englund, Robert K.; Hebenstreit, Laurent CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“TSŠ 0046 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 14, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P010717.
TSŠ 0046 artifact entry (No. P010717). (2023, June 14). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P010717 (Original work published 2001)
TSŠ 0046 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P010717 (Accessed: February 25, 2024).
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	month = {jun 14},
	title = {TS{\v {S}} 0046 artifact entry},
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}

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