MSL 15, 009 U (P228213)

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

N 4014

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (Obv: P-Diri; Rev: P-Diri Proto Diri; 8x2 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. # agrig ~ [|IGI.DUB|] = %a a-ba-ra-ak-kum
 en: steward
2. # agrig " [ag]-ri#-ig = %a ag2-ri-iq-qu3-um
 en: steward
3. # imhur4 ~ |IGI.A| = %a hu-ur-hu-ma-at me-e
 en: foam on water
4. # imhur2 ~ |IGI.BI| = %a hu-ur-hu-ma-at KASZ
 en: foam on beer
5. # halib ~ |IGI.KUR| = %a ir-ka-la
 en: Netherworld
6. # ganzer ~ |IGI.KUR.ZA| = %a da-ni-na#
 en: the nether world
7. # ganzer3 " ga-an-ze2-er = %a ka-ni-sur-ru#
 en: Netherworld
8. # ganzer3 = %a ba-ab er#-[s,e-tim]
 en: gate to the nether world
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. # gurum2 " gu-ru-um ~ |IGI.X| = %a pi-qi3?-[it-tum]
 en: inspection
  very little preserved; line needs collation
  blank space

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
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description: Tablet frag, upper end
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  • Genre(s): Lexical (Obv: P-Diri; Rev: P-Diri Proto Diri; 8x2 lines)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • Civil, Miguel. 2004. [MSL 15 009 U (Civil2004)]

    primary


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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Cite this Artifact

“MSL 15, 009 U Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228213.

MSL 15, 009 U artifact entry (No. P228213). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228213 (Original work published 2003)

MSL 15, 009 U artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228213 (Accessed: February 8, 2023).

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