CDLI Lexical 000001, ex. 036 (P230257)

Lexical cylinder 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 A07895

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

-

Artifact Type

Cylinder

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (OB ur5-ra 6 not Nippur; OB ur5-ra 5 not Nippur; OB ur5-ra 3 not Nippur geographical, animals, foodstuffs. Large cylinder piece. (Not a prism!). Parts of all columns preserved. Presumably the id//2 section is col. I. Col II. mu#; col. III gud; col IV ?; col V munu//4; col VI zi//3 and ninda; col VII ninda; col VIII #e; col IX)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

object cylinder
column 1
  4 lines broken
5. dug
6. am
7. uzu
8. muszen
9. ku6
10. kasz-sag10-ka-lugal
11. kasz-sag10-{im!}imgaga2(|ZIZ2.AN.NA|)
12. kasz-sag10-szagina(|GIR3.ARAD|)#
  see section kasz-dida
13. |BI+SZU2|?-[...]
14. kasz#-[...]
  about 13 lines traces
28'. [kasz]-x-ra
29'. [kasz]-bala
30'. kasz#-ga
31'. kasz#-babbar
32'. [...]-gi6
33'. [...]-sig7-sig7
34'. [...]-su13-a
35'. [...]-ri2#-nu-um
36'. [...]-ga
37'. [...] x
  rest broken
column 2
1. [nig2-ar3]-ra-sag
  prob. to be read nig2-har-ra
2. [nig2]-ar3#-ra-gen
3. [nig2-ar3]-ra-gu4
4. [nig2-ar3-ra]-szu!(KI)-ur3#-ra
5. szim
6. szim#-[...]-sze?-in?#
7. szim#-[...]
8. |GA2xAN|# [...]-x
  x not compatible with SZIM. (AMA.SZIM = agarin4). Traces may belong to next line.
9. BI# [...]
  maybe SZIM# or BAPPIR#
  about 15 lines missing
  traces
2'. titab-us2
3'. titab-sag
4'. titab-gen
5'. munu4(|PAP.PAP|)
6'. munu4-sag10
7'. munu4-kin-a
8'. munu4-si-a
9'. munu4-al-ga2-a
10'. munu4-al-e3-a
11'. munu4-us2
12'. munu4-sag
13'. munu4-gen
14'. IN#?-ZIZ2-munu4
15'. [kasz]-dida(|U2.SA|)
16'. [kasz]-dida-sag10
17'. [kasz]-dida#-sag10#-KA-lugal
18'. [kasz-dida-sag10]-{im}imgaga2(|ZIZ2.AN.NA|)#
19'. [kasz-dida-sag10]-szagina(|GIR3.ARAD|)#
  rest broken
column 3
1. bappir#-[...]
2. zi3-[...]
  ZI3 at the beginning of the line!
3. zi3-[...]
4. zi3-dabin(|ESZ2.SZE|)#
5. zi3-ZI3-KAK-KAK-x
  read munu4? Very different from munu4 in col ii
6. zi3-x
7. zi3-[...]
8. zi3-[...]
9. [zi3]-[...]
  middle part of line preserved (empty)
10. [zi3]-ISZ-babbar2-[...]
11. zi3-A-[...]
12. ar-za-nu-[um]
  Akk. arsanu
13. [x]-NI-zi3-[...]
14. [x]-zi3-[...]
15. [x]-zi3-[...]
16. [x]-zi3-[...]
17. [x]-zi3-[...]
  about 5 lines missing
  Lines 11-17 are partly or fully found in the fragment A 7896 o
1'. ninda-[...]
2'. ninda-zi3#-[...]
3'. ninda-zi3#-[...]
4'. ninda-sag-[...]
5'. ninda-hal-za3-[...]
6'. ninda-pa-an-du#-[nu-um]
7'. ninda-pa-na-ni-[kum]
8'. ninda-|UD.ZE2|-ga2 [...]
9'. ninda-szi-ba?-[...]
10'. ninda-ze2-ir-kum#
11'. ninda-gur4-[ra]
12'. ninda-tab-[ba]
13'. ninda-KA-[...]
14'. ninda-kar2-[...]
15'. ninda-[...]
16'. ninda-[...]
17'. ninda-[...]
18'. ninda-[...]
19'. ninda-[...]
20'. ninda-[...]
column 4
1. [ninda-x]
2. [ninda-sza3-ge]-kar2
3. [ninda-x]-DU-a
4. [ninda]-ur3#-ur3-ra
5. ninda-gaba#-ri-a
6. ninda-|U.ENxGAN2@t|(|U.ENxGAN2@t|)
7. ninda-sze-mu2
8. ninda-sze-gesz-i3
9. ninda-sze-gu-bu-la
10. [ninda]-i3
11. [ninda]-ga
  traces
  rest broken
column 5
1. sze-x-x
2. sze-|KI.UD|
3. sze-dim-gu-us2-sa
4. sze-nig2-szu-na
5. sze-nir-ra
6. sze-PI
7. sze-egir
8. sze-nim-ma
9. sze-tir
10. sze-sig
11. sze-bulug#
12. sze-babbar
13. sze#-gi6
14. [sze]-sig7#-sig7
15. [sze]-su13#-a
column 6
1. gesztin
2. gesztin-dur5
3. gesztin-e3-a
4. GAN2@t-gesztin
5. a-gesztin
6. gesztin-szu-ur3-ra
7. gesztin-ka5-a
8. szennur
9. szennur-dur5
10. szennur-e3-a
11. haszhur
12. haszhur-dur5
13. haszhur-e3-a
14. haszhur-ar-wa-nu-um
15. haszhur-al-dar-ra
16. haszhur-a-gal2#
  gal2 correct; collated by E. Robson
17. haszhur#-ag2-[(x)]-e#
18. haszhur#-[...]
19. pesz3
20. [pesz3]-dur5
21. [pesz3]-e3#-a
22. [pesz3]-sze-ir-kum
23. [pesz3]-sze-ir-kum
24. [pesz3]-tab-ba
25. gi6-par3
26. gi6-par3-dur5
27. gi6-par3-e3-a
28. lam
29. lam#-tur
30. lam#-gal
31. sza3#-lam-gal
32. hal-hal-la
33. im-babbar2
34. [im]-gi6
35. [im]-sig7-sig7
36. [im]-su13#-a
37. [im]-gun3#-a
  n lines broken
  fragment A 7895n
  traces
2'. im-udun#-muhaldim?#
3'. im-LAGAB
4'. im-szu-rin-na
5'. im#-ka-tab-ba
6'. [x]-x-szu-rin-na
7'. naga(|SZE.SUM.KAK|)
  (bottom of cylinder)
column 7
  traces
2. naga#-[...]
3. naga-al-[x]
4. sig4-[naga]
5. mun#
6. mun-al-gu2#-[ga2]
  MUN is written DIM
7. mun-al-e3#
8. sig4-mun
9. gazi
10. gazi-al-gu2-ga2
11. gazi-al-e3
12. gazi-|KAK.IGI.BI|
13. ga-ar3#
14. ga-ar3-ar-za#-[na]
15. ga-ar3-nig2-gal-gal-sig7
16. ga-ar3-gu2-nig2-ar3-ra
  The text differentiates between first ar3 (HIxASZ) and second (a true HUR).
  Prob. read nig2-har-ra
17. ga-ar3-nig2-ar3-ra
18. ga-ar3-a-gazi
19. ga-ar3-ukusz2
20. ga-ar3-lu-BA!-sar
  BA for ub2
21. ga-ar3-a2-la2-SAR
22. ga-ar3-GAN2-na-SAR#
23. ga-ar3-x
  x is beginning of horizontal
24. ga-ar3-GABA-[...]
25. ga-ar3-li?#-[...]
26. ga-ar3-x-[...]
  x like beginning of UD
27. ga-ar3-x-[...]
28. ga-ar3-[...]
29. ga-ar3#-[...]
30. ga-[ar3-x]
  traces
  fragment A 7895n col. iii
1'. ga-ar3-[...]
2'. ga-ar3-[...]
3'. [duh]
4'. duh-[...]
5'. duh-UD?-[...]
  bottom of cylinder
column 8
1'. [...]-gu#?
2'. [...]-PI
3'. [...]-IGI
4'. duh#-UD-ur2
  probably = UMBIN
5'. duh#-lum
  or -sig4
6'. duh#-ti
7'. [...]-gag-ti
8'. [a]-sza3
9'. [a]-sza3-mah
10'. [a-sza3]-sze
11'. [a-sza3]-szu-rin-na
12'. [...]-sig
13'. [a]-sza3#-gi6
14'. [...]-|HIxASZ2|
15'. [a]-sza3#-kar-ru
16'. [...]-tuku
17'. [...]-ab#-tuku
18'. [...]-ezem?#
column 9
1. i7-idigna#
2. i7-ir-ni-na#
3. i7-sa-ah-si-nu
4. i7-me-{d}|KAL.KAL|
5. i7-na-ra-am-{d}suen(|EN.ZU|)
6. i7-i-di-isz-tum
7. i7-e-ri-isz-lu-ub-la-tum
  collated E. Robson; error for id2-e-ri-isz-tum-lu-ub-la
8. i7-na-ar-si-na
9. i7-ba-an-du8-du8
10. i7-{d}nergal
11. i7-ba-an-du8-du8-ir3-ra
12. i7-szir3-ku3
13. pa5
14. pa5-|ISZ.PA|-li
15. pa5#-{d}nanna
16. [pa5]-ur-sag
17. [pa5]-e2#-nu-esz3-ki
18. [pa5]-{d}szul-gi
19. [pa5-x]-an-ba-al
20. [...]-tur3?
21. [...]-ta
22. [...]-tur
23. [...]-me-ri-tum
24. [...]-{gesz}kiri6
25. [...]-sza3
26. [...]-gar3
27. [...]-x-ga2
28. [...]-gal2#-la
29. [...] A
30. [...] pesz10
31. [...]-pesz10#?
32. [...]-la2?#
  followed by DAG; which belongs to next col.
column 10
1. musz
2. musz-gesztin
3. musz-uszumgal
4. musz-hul-la2
5. musz-szu-ur3-ra
6. musz-sahar
7. musz-a
8. musz-sig
9. musz-ze2-na
  ZE2 has only one vertical
10. musz-gisz/LAGAB
11. musz-sze-gu-bu-la
12. musz-babbar
13. musz-gi6
14. musz-sig7-sig7
15. musz-su13-a
16. musz-gun3-a
17. musz-masz-da3
18. musz-si-KAK
19. musz-men-na
20. musz-SA-|KI.KAL|
  SA is to be read U2! or gloss for sas(KI.KAL)
21. musz-ki-in-dar
22. musz-ki-usz2
23. musz-kaskal
24. musz-diri-ga
25. za-az
26. za-az-za
27. KA-SZID
28. musz-DU-DU@g
29. nim#
30. nim-DAR-[...]
31. nim-[...]
32. nim-PI-[...]
33. sag-[...]
34. kiszi8#-[...]
35. |DAG.KISIM5|#
  The DAG has been squeezed in and seems to stand in the preceding column.
column 11
2. dusu2
3. ansze-sag-ku5
4. ansze-nu-sag-ku5
5. ansze-lu2-hun-ga2
6. ansze-HAL
7. ansze-gu-za
8. ansze-diri-ga
9. ansze-edin-na
10. gu4
11. gu4-niga
12. gu4-gesz-i3
13. gu4-ab2-ba
14. gu4-an-na
15. gu4-diri-ga
16. gu4-mu-limmu
17. gu4-mu-|ASZ.ASZ.ASZ|
18. gu4-mu-|ASZ.ASZ|
19. gu4-mu-dil
20. gu4-bi-x-[...]
21. gu4-mu-x-[...]
22. gu4-nig2#-[...]
23. gu4-[...]
24. gu4-szu?#-[...]
25. gu4-[babbar]
26. gu-[gi6]
27. gu4-sig7#-sig7#
28. gu4-su13-a
29. gu4-gun3-a
30. gu4-[...]-ra
31. gu4-x-ra
32. gu4-mar-tu#
33. gu4-x-mah?-[...]
fragment o
column 1'
1'. [...]-gu2?#
2'. [...]-gu2#-gal
3'. [...]-gu2#-tur#
column 2'
1'. a-lu-x-[...]
2'. a-lu-x-[...]
3'. a-lu#-[...]
fragment p
column 1'
1'. [...]-al#-kum
2'. [...]-na?
column 2'
1'. duh-[...]
2'. duh-[...]
3'. duh-[...]
fragment s
  probably col. iv
1'. ninda#-[...]
2'. ninda#-KAK-[...]
3'. ninda#-i3-KA-[...]
4'. ninda#-i3-KA-[...]
5'. [...]-KA-[...]
fragment t
  May not belong to A 7895
1'. [...]-hub2-ba
2'. [...]-siskur2-re
3'. [...]-x-kur-ri-a
4'. [...]-ri-a#
  second col. udu
fragment u
1'. [...]-gesz-|GA2xX|#-[...]
2'. [...]-gesz-|GA2xX|#-[...]
3'. [...]-ki-[...]
4'. [...]-sza3-ba-[...]
5'. [...]-kar-[...]
6'. [...]-si-x-[...]

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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: Cylinder
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Lexical (OB ur5-ra 6 not Nippur; OB ur5-ra 5 not Nippur; OB ur5-ra 3 not Nippur geographical, animals, foodstuffs. Large cylinder piece. (Not a prism!). Parts of all columns preserved. Presumably the id//2 section is col. I. Col II. mu#; col. III gud; col IV ?; col V munu//4; col VI zi//3 and ninda; col VII ninda; col VIII #e; col IX)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • N.d. [Reiner Erica & Civil, Miguel, MSL 11 (1974) A 07895 (1432856)]

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“CDLI Lexical 000001, Ex. 036 Artifact Entry.” 2004. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 18, 2004. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P230257.

CDLI Lexical 000001, ex. 036 artifact entry (No. P230257). (2004, June 18). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P230257

CDLI Lexical 000001, ex. 036 artifact entry (2004) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P230257 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

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