N 6640 (P230892)

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

N 6640

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (Obv: OB Hh2 (reed, vessels, clay, leather, metal: Hh 8-12) Fragment: dug section: [dug]-gal [dug]-SAR [dug] #e-la [dug] ban//2 [dug] banmin [dug] bane#)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

  N 6640
tablet
  reverse broken
obverse
column 1
  n lines missing
1. [dug] gal
2. [{dug}]sahar
3. [{dug}za3]-sze-la2
4. [{dug}]ban2
5. [{dug}]2(ban2)
6. [{dug}]3(ban2)
7. [{dug}ka]-dagal?
  rest of column broken
column 2
  n lines missing
1. {dug#}[...]
2. {dug#}[...]
  rest of column 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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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
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  • Genre(s): Lexical (Obv: OB Hh2 (reed, vessels, clay, leather, metal: Hh 8-12) Fragment: dug section: [dug]-gal [dug]-SAR [dug] #e-la [dug] ban//2 [dug] banmin [dug] bane#)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


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  • Museum No.: N 6640
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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 000040 (OB Nippur Ura 02) composite (P498270) View the score

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Cite this Artifact

“N 6640 Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P230892.

N 6640 artifact entry (No. P230892). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P230892 (Original work published 2003)

N 6640 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P230892 (Accessed: February 9, 2023).

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