PBS 01/2, 131 (P125404)

Prayer tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Museum Number

CBS 08230

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Ritual and liturgical > Prayer

Language(s)

Sumerian

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tablet
obverse
1. [musz eme-min] eme#-[imin]
2. [musz ...] tu3?-[...]
3. {sze3}szegbar#[{bar} ...]-gin7# hu-[luh-ha]
4. a-an-sze3 ki-a-ku5-da tag-[ga]
5. musz lugal-zu mu-szi-gi4
6. lugal-za {d}nin-a-zu
7. mu-szi-gi4
8. giri17-za su11? bi2-la2
9. eme-za gu bi2-la2
10. sa-gid-da {sze3}szegbar{bar} KA-giri17 ma-ra-ni-la2
11. pa-hal-la pa-hal-la a sag# na-ni-ga2-ga2#-[am6]
reverse
1. uzu lu2-[...]
2. sag na-ni-ga2-ga2-am6
3. lu2-u18 pa-hal-la usz-zu na-ba-tum2-e
4. uszum-gal usz-zu i3-lah
5. du-enurux(|AN.U|){+e2-nu-ru}
6. nam-szub eridu{ki}-ga pazur5-pazur5 mu-silig-e abzu-a
7. nam-mu-da-bur2#-e
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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
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  • primary: PBS 1/2,, 131

    [Lutz1919PBS1/2] Lutz, Henry F. 1919. Selected Sumerian and Babylonian Texts. Publications of the Babylonian Section 1/2. University of Pennsylvania.

  • history: NATN, p. 13, pl. 2 (bbv. photo)

    [Owen1982NATN] Owen, David I. 1982. Neo-Sumerian Archival Texts Primarily from Nippur in the University Museum, the Oriental Institute and the Iraq Museum (NATN). Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns.

  • citation: P. Michalowski, Or. 54 (1985) 223,

    [sec17245] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: CBS 08230
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-01-19 at 09:57:24 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2021-04-02 at 08:26:38 Firth, Richard Atf Guidi, Carlo CDLI approved View
2017-02-16 at 21:52:14 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2001-12-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“PBS 01/2, 131 Artifact Entry.” (2001) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P125404.
PBS 01/2, 131 artifact entry (No. P125404). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P125404 (Original work published 2001)
PBS 01/2, 131 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P125404 (Accessed: April 12, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-12]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {PBS 01/2, 131 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P125404},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P125404},
}

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