CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 022 (P229713)

Wisdom or proverb tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Museum Number

OIM A22985

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary > Wisdom or proverb, Scholarly or scientific > Mathematical (ETCSL 6.01.02 Proverbs Collection 02 (witness) Obv: Mathematical table or list; Rev: Proverb collection 2; Photograph: Gordon, Pl. 70. Rev. = 52, bis. Obv. and lower third of rev.: mathematical calculations.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. dub-sar lu2# [gu-ra-ah]
2. nam-tag-ga-ni ab-gu#-[ul]
3. 17.46.40 9
4. 1.30
reverse
1. 17.46.40
2. igi#-bi 3.22.30
  double ruling
3. 17.46.40 [9]
4. 2.40 22.30
5. 3.22.30

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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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  • Condition Description: See Veldhuis JAOS 120, 394 on shape of tablet
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  • N.d. [Gordon, Edmund, SP (1959) 171 pl. 70 A 29985 (1432833)]

    history


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  • Museum No.: OIM A22985
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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  • Excavation No: 2N-T0500
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Cite this Artifact

“CDLI Literary 000796, Ex. 022 Artifact Entry.” 2003. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2003. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229713.

CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 022 artifact entry (No. P229713). (2003, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229713

CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 022 artifact entry (2003) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229713 (Accessed: February 3, 2023).

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