OIP 011, 179 (P227751)

Lexical tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 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 13935

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (Obv: Metrological table or list; Rev: OB Hh4 (stones, plants, fish, birds, clot Forerunner to Har-ra=hubullu XVI; (Obv)(i)22x(ii)15x(iii)45x(iv)21x(Rev)(v)39x(vi)41x(v ii)40x(viii)41x(ix)38 lines. Stones only, catch line : U//2. Catch line no longer legible. Col. on reverse from left to right. Obv. multiplic. table, base 10. Teacher')

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

reverse
  columns on reverse left to right
column 1
1. {na4}ka#-gi-na
2. {na4}kiszib ka-gi-na
3. {na4}lagab ka-gi-na
4. {na4}esi#
5. {na4}nu11-gal#
6. {na4}kiszib nu11-gal
7. {na4}lagab-nu11-gal
8. [...] szuba(|ZA.MUSZ3|)#
9. [...] a2#-szuba
10. [...] lagab# a2-szuba
11. {na4#}algamesz
12. {na4}kiszib algamesz
13. {na4}lagab algamesz
14. {na4#}duh-szi-a
15. {na4}kiszib duh-szi-a
16. {na4}lagab duh-szi-a
17. {na4}ellag2 duh-szi-a
18. {na4}da-gaz!(GUM) duh-szi-a
19. {na4}duh-szi-a mar-ha-szi
20. {na4}za-gin3
21. {na4}za-gin3 duru5
22. {na4}za-gin3 dili
23. {na4}za-gin3 za-la2-la2
24. {na4}za-gin3 gu2 tu{muszen}
25. {na4}za-gin3 gu2 bir5{muszen}
26. {na4}za-gin3 lu-ub2{sar#}-da#
27. {na4}ad za-gin3
28. {na4}ad-gu2 za-gin3
29. {na4}ad-tab za-gin3
30. {na4}nig2-tag-ga za-gin3
31. {na4}mu-lu-ug2 za#-gin3#
32. {na4}{d}lamma za-gin3
33. {na4}alan za-gin3
34. {na4}igi za-gin3
35. {na4#}ugur2 igi za-gin3
36. {na4#}sun4 za-gin3
37. [{na4}]bi2-za-za za-gin3
38. [{na4}]bibra(|AN.HUL2|)# za-gin3
39. [{na4}]kiszib# za-gin3
40. [...] za-gin3
41. [...] za-gin3
42. [...] x# za#-gin3#
column 2
1. {na4#}gug(|ZA.GUL|)#
2. {na4}gug gazi
3. {na4#}gug me-luh-ha
4. {na4#}gug gid2-da
5. {na4}gug lugud#-da
6. {na4}gug buru3#-buru3-da
7. {na4}kiszib gug
8. {na4}lagab gug
9. {na4}ellag2 gug
10. {na4}nir2
11. {na4}nir2 ziz
12. {na4}nir2 igi
13. {na4}nir2 pa muszen-na
14. {na4}nir2 a-la-x#
15. {na4}nir2 a-la-x#
16. {na4}nir2 babbar-1(asz)
17. {na4}nir2 babbar-2(asz)
18. {na4}nir2 musz-gir2
19. {na4}kiszib nir2
20. {na4}lagab nir2
21. {na4}ellag2 nir2
22. {na4}szuba(|ZA.MUSZ3|)
23. {na4}szuba gal
24. {na4}szuba tur
25. {na4}szuba gun3-a
26. {na4}szuba a2 zi-da
27. {na4}szuba a2 gab2-bu
28. {na4}amasz# [pa] e3-a
29. {na4}dur-gi6 an-na
30. {na4}dur-gi6 ban3-da
31. {na4}e-gu2#-en-sag9
32. {na4}e-gi-za3-ga
33. {na4}gi-rim hi-li-e
34. {na4}an-ta szur-ra
35. {na4}TA-ba
36. {na4}hu-ri2-zum
37. {na4}babbar
38. {na4}kukku5#
39. {na4#}su4#-a
40. {na4#}sig7-sig7
41. {na4#}gun3-a
42. {na4#}izi
43. [{na4}]ze2#
column 3
  first 2 lines now broken
1. {na4}tesz2
2. {na4}arhusz
3. {na4}a-ur4-a
4. {na4}hudusz
5. {na4}u3-tu
6. {na4}u3 nu-tu
7. {na4}hasz2-bar
8. {na4}naga
9. {na4}musz
10. {na4}igi musz
11. {na4}igi-ku6
12. {na4}sag-gar
13. {na4}sag-kal
14. {na4}gul-gul
15. {na4}sag-gul-gul
16. {na4}sag-du
17. {na4}kinkin
18. {na4}kinkin zi-bi
19. {na4}kinkin bahar2(|DUG.BUR|)
20. {na4}kinkin ad-bar
21. {na4}kinkin sze-gesz-i3
22. {na4}kinkin {gesz}mu-sur-ru#
23. {na4}kinkin zi gu
24. {na4}kinkin ninda-gir15(ESZ2)-ra
25. {na4}kinkin szu si3-ga
26. {na4}szu#-x-x
27. {na4}[mar]-ha#-lum#
28. {na4}mar-hu-sza
29. {na4}bur
30. {na4}bur i3 za3-ga
31. {na4}bur-szu
32. {na4}bur mar-ha-lum
33. {na4}bur mar-hu-sza
34. {na4}bur# babbar
35. {na4}bur kukku5
36. {na4}im#-babbar2
37. {na4}kiszib# im-babbar2
38. {na4}lagab# im-babbar2
39. {na4}an-zu2-gul#-me#
40. {na4}kiszib# an-zu2-gul-me
column 4
1. {na4}dur-ul3
2. {na4}hasz2!(TUM)-tum
3. {na4}kiszib hasz2!(TUM)-tum
4. {na4}lagab hasz2!(TUM)-tum
5. {na4}im-an-na
6. {na4}al-li2-ga
7. {na4}e-lal3-la
8. {na4}sikil-la-ta
9. {na4}sag-nu-sikil
10. {na4}mu-pad3-da
11. {na4}kadra(|GAR.SZA3.A|)
  check cg form SZAG4!(KAR2)
12. {na4}nuz
13. {na4}nuz tab-ba
14. {na4}nuz gu2
15. {na4}iszkila(|SZA3xA|)
16. {na4}iszkila ab-ba
17. {na4}iszkila ansze
18. {na4}iszkila-iszkila
19. {na4}na
20. {na4}na-ru2-a
21. {na4}na za3-hi-li
22. {na4}na szu za3-hi-li
  sic! Copy in SLT 179 has AN instead of ZAG (incorrect)
23. {na4#}na dub-ba-an
24. {na4}na gu2-bi2-na
25. {na4}gir2 zu2 gal#
26. {na4}sag zu2
27. {na4}{d#}dim3#-me
28. {na4}ka musz gu7-a
29. {na4}u2
30. {na4}u2 buru3-buru3
31. {na4}zi-ib-tum
32. {na4}szu-hu-um
33. {na4}ka#-pa-zum
34. {na4}a#-ar#-tum#
35. {na4}amar-gul
36. {na4}ki-masz
  3 lines traces
40. [...]-gun3
column 5
  1 line traces
2. {na4#}zi-ummu3(|SU.A.EDIN.LAL|)#
3. {na4}x# x# [...]
4. {na4}ka-szur-[ra]
5. {na4}kur-ga-ra-nu#-[um]
6. {na4}sag-gir-mud
7. {na4}kiszib sag-gir-mud
8. {na4}lagab sag-gir-mud
9. {na4}a-bala-e
10. na4 1(asz) gu2
11. na4 5(u) ma-na
12. na4 4(u) ma-na
13. na4 3(u) ma-na
14. na4 2(u) ma-na
15. na4 1(u) 5(disz) ma-na
16. na4 1(u) ma-na
17. na4 5(disz) ma-na
18. na4 3(disz) ma-na
19. na4 2(disz) ma-na
20. na4 1(disz) ma-na
21. na4 23(disz)# ma#-na
22. na4 12(disz)# ma#-na
23. na4 13(disz)# ma#-na
24. na4 1(u) gin2#
25. na4 5(disz) gin2
26. na4 3(disz) gin2
27. na4 2(disz) gin2
28. na4 1(disz) gin2
29. na4 23(disz)# gin2
30. na4 12(disz)# gin2
31. na4 13(disz)# gin2
32. {na4}igi-4(disz)-gal2-la
33. {na4}igi-6(disz)-gal2-la
34. na4 2(u) 2(disz) 1/2(disz)# sze
35. na4 2(u)# sze
36. na4 1(u) 5(disz) sze
37. na4 1(u) sze#
38. na4 5(disz)# sze#
  ruling
39. u2#

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Consult word list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm):
  • Weight:
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  • Condition Description: Tablet, L.corners missing, Obv4,Rev5cols, ruled
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Lexical (Obv: Metrological table or list; Rev: OB Hh4 (stones, plants, fish, birds, clot Forerunner to Har-ra=hubullu XVI; (Obv)(i)22x(ii)15x(iii)45x(iv)21x(Rev)(v)39x(vi)41x(v ii)40x(viii)41x(ix)38 lines. Stones only, catch line : U//2. Catch line no longer legible. Col. on reverse from left to right. Obv. multiplic. table, base 10. Teacher')
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • Chiera, Edward. 1929. Sumerian Lexical Texts from the Temple School of Nippur. Vol. 1. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. https://oi.uchicago.edu/research/publications/oip/oip-11-cuneiform-series-volume-i-sumerian-lexical-texts-temple-school. [OIP 011 179 (Chiera1929-0)]

    primary


  • Chiera, Edward. 1929. Sumerian Lexical Texts from the Temple School of Nippur. Vol. 1. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. https://oi.uchicago.edu/research/publications/oip/oip-11-cuneiform-series-volume-i-sumerian-lexical-texts-temple-school. [OIP 011 179 (Chiera1929-0)]

    primary


  • N.d. [Landsberger MSL 10, p.53(Rev) (1432667)]

    history


  • N.d. [RA 98, 138 (1484820)]

    collation


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CBS 13935
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
  • Elevation:
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This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
CDLI Lexical 000041 (OB Nippur Ura 04) composite (P498271) View the score

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Cite this Artifact

“OIP 011, 179 Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P227751.

OIP 011, 179 artifact entry (No. P227751). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P227751 (Original work published 2003)

OIP 011, 179 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P227751 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

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