CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 024 (P229716)

Mathematical tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures West Asia & North Africa Museum (formerly Oriental Institute), Chicago, Illinois, USA

Metadata / catalogue

Flat catalogue

As CSV As TSV

Expanded catalogue

As JSON

Linked catalogue

As TTL As JSON-LD As RDF/JSON As RDF/XML

Text / annotations

Text data

Related publications

As CSV As BibTeX

Chemical Data

Seal Chemistry

As CSV

Museum Collection(s)

Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures West Asia & North Africa Museum (formerly Oriental Institute), Chicago, Illinois, USA, National Museum of Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq

Museum Number

OIM A29980 + IM 057976,b

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Scholarly or scientific > Mathematical, Literary > Wisdom or proverb (ETCSL 6.01.02 Proverbs Collection 02 (witness) metrol. table, proverbs; Sic. There are two tablets numbered IM 57976 acc. to 2N catalogue. The two fragments do not seem to come from the same area (2N-T 385 is from TB 75 I 1?; 2N-T 383 is TB 63 I 1 House D). But notice the question mark.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has fragments

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm):
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation:
  • This artifact is composed of fragments.
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Scholarly or scientific > Mathematical, Literary > Wisdom or proverb (ETCSL 6.01.02 Proverbs Collection 02 (witness) metrol. table, proverbs; Sic. There are two tablets numbered IM 57976 acc. to 2N catalogue. The two fragments do not seem to come from the same area (2N-T 385 is from TB 75 I 1?; 2N-T 383 is TB 63 I 1 House D). But notice the question mark.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: Alster Proverbs, Proverbs 043

    [AlsterProverbs1997] Alster, Bendt. 1997. Proverbs of Ancient Sumer: The World’s Earliest Proverb Collection.

  • history: Gordon SP, 519 pl.74 NNNN

    [Gordon1959SP] Gordon, Edmund I. 1959. Sumerian Proverbs : Glimpses of Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia. University of Pennsylvania. University Museum.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: OIM A29980 + IM 057976,b
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
  • Elevation:
  • Stratigraphic Level:
  • Excavation No: 2N-T0383 + 2N-T0385
  • Findspot Square:
  • Findspot Comments:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-14 at 22:28:20 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2003-09-11 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Veldhuis, Niek Digital Corpus of Cuneiform Lexical Texts CDLI approved View

Consult this artifact as presented on the website of collections and projects:

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes:

P229716 lead; join suggested by Veldhuis (Proverbs p.43)P229716 lead; join suggested by Veldhuis (Proverbs p.43)

Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000796, Ex. 024 Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 14, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229716.
CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 024 artifact entry (No. P229716). (2023, June 14). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229716 (Original work published 2003)
CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 024 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229716 (Accessed: April 25, 2024).
@misc{2023CDLI,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-25]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 14},
	title = {CDLI {Literary} 000796, ex. 024 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229716},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229716},
}

TY  - ELEC
DA  - 2023/6/14/
PY  - 2023
ID  - P229716
LB  - CDLI:P229716
M1  - 2024/4/25/
TI  - CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 024 artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229716
ER  - 
This website uses essential cookies that are necessary for it to work properly. These cookies are enabled by default.