OIP 011, 017 (P229350)

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 06544

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (Obv: OB Hh6 (foodstuffs: Hh XXIII-XXIV); Rev: OB Hh6 (foodstuffs: Hh XXIII-XXI)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

  CBS 6544
tablet
obverse
column 1
1. a
2. ninda
3. kasz#
4. tu7#
5. [tu7] sag10
6. [tu7 gu2] gal#
7. [tu7 gu2] tur
8. [tu7 gu2 nig2-ar3]-ra
9. [tu7 zi3] gu2# ASZ
10. [tu7 ...] gu2#?-ur
11. [tu7] ar#-za-na
12. [tu7] lu#-ub2#{sar}
13. [tu7] dun3-la2{sar}
14. [tu7] |(SU.LU.ESZ2.LAGAR@g)&(SU.LU.ESZ2.LAGAR@g)|{sar}
15. [tu7 a]-dar{sar}
column 2
1. {kasz#}dida#
2. {kasz#}dida x#
3. {kasz#}dida# [...]
4. {kasz#}dida# [...]
5. {kasz#}dida# [...]
6. {kasz#}dida# [...]
7. {kasz#}dida# SZIM#?-[...]
8. {kasz}dida gu-la
9. {kasz}dida u4 tab-ba
10. {kasz}dida al?-hi-a
11. {kasz}dida |KAxA|-ge#
12. {kasz}dida lu3-a
13. {kasz}dida e2-du-di
14. kasz nag lugal
15. kasz sag10
16. [kasz] gen
column 3
1. [kasz u4] tab-ba
2. [kasz] mah# 3(disz)-ta#-[am3]
3. [...] SZIM# [...]
4. [...] kar2
  1 line traces
6. [kasz] hu#-ru#-um
7. kasz im-ma
8. kasz kum2-ma#
9. kasz szed7(|MUSZ3xA.DI|)-da
10. kasz ma-ra#-ah-a
11. kasz i-bi2 du7-a
12. kasz IN din
13. kasz SAR
14. kasz gibil
15. kasz libir
16. kasz tesz2-a [...]
column 4
1. duh# [...]
2. duh# sag10#
3. duh# gen#
4. duh x# [...]
  2 lines traces
7. zi3 x#
8. zi3 gu2-nida#
9. zi3-sig15
10. zi3-gu#
11. zi3-gu sag10
12. zi3-gu us2
213. zi3-[gu] gen
reverse
column 1
1'. sze# [...]
2'. sze igi x# [...]
3'. sze igi-za-[...]
4'. sze [esztub]
5'. sze-musz5#?
6'. sze de5-de5-ga#
7'. sze gu2 [...]
8'. in [sze?]
9'. szub5# [sze]
10'. pesz3
11. pesz3 PA x# x# x#
12. pesz3 [...]
column 2
1'. nu-[ur2-ma ...]
2'. nu-ur2-[ma ...]
3'. nu-ur2-ma [...]
4'. nu-ur2-ma ku7-[ku7]
5'. nu-ur2-ma x x
6'. nu-ur2-ma pu2 x x
7'. nu-ur2-ma gal
8'. gurun nu-ur2-ma
9'. ga-ra-an
10'. ga-ra-an gesztin
11'. ga-ra-an gi6-par3
12'. ga-ra-an szennur
13'. ga-ra-an pesz3
14'. ga-ra-an haszhur
15'. ga-ra#-an# nu#-ur2#-ma#
column 3
1'. zu2-lum# [...]
2'. zu2-lum za-ri2-in
3'. zu2-lum szag4-sud
4'. zu2-lum bar-UD
5'. zu2-lum dilmun
6'. zu2-lum# GISZ x-u4-da
7'. a2-an zu2-lum
8'. a2-bur2 zu2-lum
9'. kid-da zu2-lum
10'. nigin-na zu2-lum
11'. szu-gur5
12'. szu-gur5 zu2-lum
13'. szu-gur5# pesz3
14'. szu-gur5 haszhur
15'. szu-gur5 gesztin

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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  • Genre(s): Lexical (Obv: OB Hh6 (foodstuffs: Hh XXIII-XXIV); Rev: OB Hh6 (foodstuffs: Hh XXIII-XXI)
  • 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 17 (Chiera1929-0)]

    primary


  • N.d. [MSL 11, 111 C (1387354)]

    history


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CBS 06544
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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 000043 (OB Nippur Ura 06) composite (P498273) View the score

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Cite this Artifact

“OIP 011, 017 Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229350.

OIP 011, 017 artifact entry (No. P229350). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229350 (Original work published 2003)

OIP 011, 017 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229350 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

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