CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 046 (P231521)

Wisdom or proverb 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 06524

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary > Wisdom or proverb (ETCSL 6.01.02 Proverbs Collection 02 (witness) Obv: Proverb collection 2; Rev: Not preserved)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

77.0 mm × 77.0 mm

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 77.0 high × 77.0 wide
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  • history: Alster Proverbs, Proverbs 041

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

  • history: AfO 29 (pp. 18-45), 025

    [Falkowitz1983AfO29/30] Falkowitz, Robert S. 1983-1984. “Round Old Babylonian School Tablets from Nippur.” Archiv Für Orientforschung 29/30: 18–45.

  • history: Gordon SP, 165 pl.50 LL

    [Gordon1959SP] Gordon, Edmund I. 1959. Sumerian Proverbs : Glimpses of Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia. University of Pennsylvania. University Museum.

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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-06-07 at 13:50:48 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-06-05 at 18:26:58 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-06-14 at 22:28:20 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-19 at 10:11:27 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2003-09-11 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Veldhuis, Niek Digital Corpus of Cuneiform Lexical Texts CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000796, Ex. 046 Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 7, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P231521.
CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 046 artifact entry (No. P231521). (2024, June 7). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P231521 (Original work published 2003)
CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 046 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P231521 (Accessed: June 25, 2024).
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