EEN 305, N 5246 (P228426)

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 5246

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (Obv: Not preserved; Rev: OB Hh1 (gi_: Hh 3-7) School; list of woods; 15x16 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

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column 1
1'. gesz ma2#-[...]
2'. gesz ma2-[...]
3'. gesz ma2#-[...]
4'. gesz ma2#-[...]
5'. gesz ma2-ma2#-[...]
6'. gesz ma2-su#-[...]
7'. gesz ma2-dim-du11#-ga
8'. gesz ma2-NE
9'. gesz ma2-du8-[...]
10'. gesz ma2 1(gesz2)-gur
11'. gesz ma2-5(u)-gur
12'. gesz ma2-4(u)#-gur#
13'. gesz [...]
14'. gesz ma2#-[...]
15'. gesz ma2#-[...]
16'. gesz ma2#-1(u)-[...]
17'. gesz ma2-5(disz)-[...]
column 2
1'. [...]-lil2
2'. [...] ma2-[...] da#-mu
3'. [...] ma2# [...] kar#-nun#-ta#-[...]
4'. [...] ma2-dara3#-abzu#
5'. [...]-nu-ri
6'. [...] ma2-gur8-nu-ub2-zu
7'. gesz ma2-dilmun{ki}
8'. gesz u3-ma2
9'. gesz# e2-ma2
10'. [...] si-ma2
11'. gesz# ansze-ma2
12'. gesz dim-ma2
13'. gesz# dab5-ma2
14'. [...] egir#-ma2
15'. [...] pesz#?-ma2
16'. [...]-ma2

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):
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description: Tablet frag; 2 cols
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  • Genre(s): Lexical (Obv: Not preserved; Rev: OB Hh1 (gi_: Hh 3-7) School; list of woods; 15x16 lines)
  • This text is a school text.
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: Veldhuis EEN, p. 305, N 5246

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

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  • Museum No.: N 5246
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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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
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 02:19:24 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

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Cite this Artifact
“EEN 305, N 5246 Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 14, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228426.
EEN 305, N 5246 artifact entry (No. P228426). (2023, June 14). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228426 (Original work published 2003)
EEN 305, N 5246 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228426 (Accessed: June 19, 2024).
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	month = {jun 14},
	title = {EEN 305, {N} 5246 artifact entry},
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228426},
}

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