UM 29-13-077 (P228534)

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

UM 29-13-077

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (Obv: OB Hh2 (reed, vessels, clay, leather, metal: Hh 8-12); Rev: Not preserved School exercise; Hh XII; cf. MSL 7 167; 7 lines. Restores forer. MSL 7, 238 85-90: ku//3-sig//1//7-h[u#-a] k.s.-si-sa//2 k.s. sahar-ba k.s. sahar-ba-KUD?-e? [nu-e impossible; perhaps kud-da; gam-e?????] k.s. TUG//2-LU-SAR?-sahar k.s. 10-ta-am//3 [end of e)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

  UM 29-13-077
tablet
  reverse not inscribed
obverse
  n lines missing
  1 line traces
2. ku3-sig17 husz#-[a]
3. ku3-sig17 si#-sa2
4. ku3-sig17 sahar-ba
5. ku3-sig17 sahar-ba kur-ra
6. ku3-sig17 tug2-lu sar-da
7. ku3-sig17 1(u)-ta-am3

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, left edge
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  • Genre(s): Lexical (Obv: OB Hh2 (reed, vessels, clay, leather, metal: Hh 8-12); Rev: Not preserved School exercise; Hh XII; cf. MSL 7 167; 7 lines. Restores forer. MSL 7, 238 85-90: ku//3-sig//1//7-h[u#-a] k.s.-si-sa//2 k.s. sahar-ba k.s. sahar-ba-KUD?-e? [nu-e impossible; perhaps kud-da; gam-e?????] k.s. TUG//2-LU-SAR?-sahar k.s. 10-ta-am//3 [end of e)
  • This text is a school text.
  • Language(s): Sumerian


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  • Museum No.: UM 29-13-077
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
CDLI Lexical 000040 (OB Nippur Ura 02) composite (P498270) View the score

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Cite this Artifact

“UM 29-13-077 Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228534.

UM 29-13-077 artifact entry (No. P228534). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228534 (Original work published 2003)

UM 29-13-077 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P228534 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

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