CBS 19804 (P230530)

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 19804

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 Hh3 (animals, uzu: Hh 13-15) Obv.: [ ]-da-sar zi//3-sur-ra ninda-zi//3-kum ninda-zi//3-gu//2-[ ninda-zi//3-KAL ninda-zi//3-gu. Rev. gud; ab//2.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
column 1
  beginning broken
1'. [zi3 e2]-da#-di
2'. zi3 sur-ra
3'. ninda zi3-kum
4'. ninda zi3 gu2-[nida]
5'. ninda zi3-sig15
6'. ninda zi3-gu
column 2
  beginning broken
  blank space
reverse
column 1
1. [...]
2. x [...]
3. x [...]
  rest broken
column 2
1. x x x
2. gu4 na de5-ga
3. gu4 babbar
4. gu4 kukku5
5. gu4 su4-a
6. gu4 sig7-sig7
7. gu4 gun3-a
8. gu4 dalla#
9. gu4 kur-ra
10. gu4 al-hu-nu-na
11. gu4 [x]-gur-x
12. [gu4 a2]-gur#-[...]
  rest broken
column 3
1. gu4 ab2 hi-a
2. ab2
3. ab2-szilamx(|NUN.LAGAR|)
4. ab2 pesz
5. ab2 NE
6. ab2 suhub
7. ab2 akan
8. ab2 u3-tu
9. ab2 nu-u3-tu
10. ab2 gesz3 zu-zu
11. ab2 gesz3 nu-zu
12. ab2 mah2
13. ab2# szu#-gi4#
  rest broken

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 Hh3 (animals, uzu: Hh 13-15) Obv.: [ ]-da-sar zi//3-sur-ra ninda-zi//3-kum ninda-zi//3-gu//2-[ ninda-zi//3-KAL ninda-zi//3-gu. Rev. gud; ab//2.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


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  • Museum No.: CBS 19804
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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 000001 (OB Nippur Ura 03) composite (P461397) View the score

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Cite this Artifact

“CBS 19804 Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P230530.

CBS 19804 artifact entry (No. P230530). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P230530 (Original work published 2003)

CBS 19804 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P230530 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

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  • month = {feb 1},
  • title = {CBS 19804 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P230530},
}

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