EEN 297, CBS 09847+ (P228068)

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 09847 + CBS 12516 + CBS 12744

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (Obv: OB Lú; Rev: OB Hh1 (gi_: Hh 3-7) Obv. signs and their compositins, Rev. Sumerian Words; (Obv)(i)damaged(ii)15x(iii)12x(iv)9x(Rev)(v)6 lines. Obv. OB P-Lu//2 746 [u//3]-tu 747 u//3-nu-tu 748 u//3-U$-gig-bi/ga-dug//4-ga (var. B'' bi//2-dug//4-ga!) 748a gi#//3-zi-zi 748b a-)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Has fragments Witness

obverse
1. [u3]-tu
2. u3#-nu-tu
3. |IGI.DIB| gesz3-gig#-bi-du11-ga
4. gesz3-zi-zi
5. a-ra#-ah#
6. [a]-ra-ah
7. [a]-ra-ah
8. dam#
9. dam#
10. dam#-dam#
11. dam#-gurusz#
reverse
column 1
1. gesz taszkarin#
2. gesz esi
3. gesz nu11
4. gesz ha-lu-ub2
5. gesz sza3-kal
6. gesz kin2
7. gesz gi6
8. gesz gesztin
9. gesz gesztin-kir4
10. gesz gesztin-ka5#-a
11. gesz gesztin-[...]
12. gesz [...]
13. gesz#
column 2
1. [...] lam
2. gesz# LAM
3. gesz u3-suh5
4. gesz sze-u3-suh5
5. gesz bir-la-GAM-e
6. gesz szim-gig
7. gesz szennur
8. gesz lam-gal
9. gesz lam-tur
10. gesz al-la-nu-um
11. gesz ildag2
12. gesz ildag2#-kur#-ra#
13. gesz ildag2#-[...]
19. gesz [...]
20. gesz#
21. gesz#
  1 line missing
column 3
  2 lines missing
3. gesz [...]
4. gesz KID#-da#
5. gesz KID-da-zil-la2
6. gesz mes
7. gesz mes-ma2#-gan#-na
8. gesz mes#-me-luh#-ha#
9. gesz erin#
10. gesz szu#-ur2-min3
11. gesz za-ba-lum
12. gesz# e-la#-ma-kum
13. gesz# gi#-ri2-lum
14. [...] gi#-rim
15. [...]-um#
17. gesz#
18. gesz ri2-a-[...]
19. gesz ur-zi-nu#-[...]
20. gesz isimu2
21. gesz nimbar
22. gesz nimbar-tur#
column 4
11. [...] sza3#-nimbar#
12. [...] suhur#-nimbar#
13. [...] ama#-nimbar
14. [...] KU-kiri6-nimbar
15. [...]-nimbar#
19. [...] dalla2-nimbar
20. gesz# mud-nimbar
21. [...] ze2#-na-nimbar
22. [...] zu2-nimbar
23. [...] TUG2-nimbar
24. [...] el#-la2-nimbar
25. [...] nimbar#

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:
  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • This artifact is composed of fragments.
  • Condition Description: Tablet frag, large
  • Join Information:
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  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Lexical (Obv: OB Lú; Rev: OB Hh1 (gi_: Hh 3-7) Obv. signs and their compositins, Rev. Sumerian Words; (Obv)(i)damaged(ii)15x(iii)12x(iv)9x(Rev)(v)6 lines. Obv. OB P-Lu//2 746 [u//3]-tu 747 u//3-nu-tu 748 u//3-U$-gig-bi/ga-dug//4-ga (var. B'' bi//2-dug//4-ga!) 748a gi#//3-zi-zi 748b a-)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: Veldhuis EEN, p. 297, CBS 9847+

    [Veldhuis1997EEN] Veldhuis, Niek. 1997. “Elementary Education at Nippur. The Lists of Trees and Wooden Objects.” Phdthesis, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.

  • citation: OIP 11,, p.16 (unpub. dup.)

    [Chiera1929OIP11] Chiera, Edward. 1929. Sumerian Lexical Texts from the Temple School of Nippur. Vol. 1. Oriental Institute Publications. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. https://oi.uchicago.edu/research/publications/oip/oip-11-cuneiform-series-volume-i-sumerian-lexical-texts-temple-school.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CBS 09847 + CBS 12516 + CBS 12744
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
  • Elevation:
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  • Findspot Comments:

    Nippur II, W. side of Shatt en-Nil

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
2023-01-19 at 10:11:27 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2008-05-26 at 02:08:45 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2003-09-11 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Veldhuis, Niek Digital Corpus of Cuneiform Lexical Texts CDLI approved View

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This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
CDLI Lexical 000039 (OB Nippur Ura 01) composite (P498269) View the score

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes:

P228068 leadP228068 lead

Cite this Artifact
“EEN 297, CBS 09847+ Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 14, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228068.
EEN 297, CBS 09847+ artifact entry (No. P228068). (2023, June 14). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228068 (Original work published 2003)
EEN 297, CBS 09847+ artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228068 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 14},
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	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228068},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228068},
}

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