CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 124 (P231607)

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 06964 + CBS 07907 + N 4081

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 6; Rev: Not inscribed)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Has fragments

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • history: Alster Proverbs, 144, CBS 06964 +

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

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  • Museum No.: CBS 06964 + CBS 07907 + N 4081
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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CDLI Notes:

P231607 leadP231607 lead

Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000796, Ex. 124 Artifact Entry.” (2003) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 14, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P231607.
CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 124 artifact entry (No. P231607). (2023, June 14). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P231607 (Original work published 2003)
CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 124 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P231607 (Accessed: July 16, 2024).
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