CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 107 (P229718)

Mathematical tablet 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 06832

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

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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) Photographs: Pl. 97. Obv: Proverb collection 2; Rev: Mathematical table or list. The obverse had at least two columns, of which the left is inscribed with animal proverbs. The right column seems not to have been inscribed, and was perhaps cut away in anti)

Language(s)

Sumerian

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Condition Description: Fragment from the upper left corner. Square edges.
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  • Genre(s): Scholarly or scientific > Mathematical, Literary > Wisdom or proverb (ETCSL 6.01.02 Proverbs Collection 02 (witness) Photographs: Pl. 97. Obv: Proverb collection 2; Rev: Mathematical table or list. The obverse had at least two columns, of which the left is inscribed with animal proverbs. The right column seems not to have been inscribed, and was perhaps cut away in anti)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: Alster Proverbs, 287

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

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000796, Ex. 107 Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 14, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229718.
CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 107 artifact entry (No. P229718). (2023, June 14). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229718 (Original work published 2003)
CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 107 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P229718 (Accessed: July 23, 2024).
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