N 5918 (P231443)

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 5918

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (Obv: OB Hh4 (stones, plants, fish, birds, clothing: Hh 16-19); Rev: Unidentifie Obv. birds.)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

  N 5918
tablet
obverse
column 1
1. ba-an-tum3#[{muszen}]
2. an-ti-e-gu7{muszen}
3. {gesz}ka5-kar2[{muszen}]
4. dub2-dub2-bu[{muszen}]
5. gesz2-bur3[{muszen}]
6. e-sig[{muszen}]
7. lib#-lib-bi-sig#[{muszen}]

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 Hh4 (stones, plants, fish, birds, clothing: Hh 16-19); Rev: Unidentifie Obv. birds.)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


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  • Museum No.: N 5918
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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 000041 (OB Nippur Ura 04) composite (P498271) View the score

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Cite this Artifact

“N 5918 Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P231443.

N 5918 artifact entry (No. P231443). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P231443 (Original work published 2003)

N 5918 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P231443 (Accessed: February 4, 2023).

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