CDLI Literary 000623, ex. 037 (P247905)

Literary tablet excavated in Tutub (mod. Khafaje), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA

Museum Number

HMA 9-01808

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Tutub (mod. Khafaje)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 4.07.02 Inanna B ('Decad no. 04') (witness) Ninmeshara frag)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

67.0 mm × 70.0 mm × 22.0 mm

Witness

tablet
obverse
1. iri{ki} [kur] za la-ba-du11#-[ga-(x)]
2. a-a ugu-zu# li#-bi2-in-[...]
3. inim ku3 bi2-in-du11 ki giri3-za he2#-[eb-gi4]
4. sza3 tur3-bi-ta giri3 ha-[...]
5. munus-be2 dam-a-ni-ta sa6#-ga# [...]
6. gi6-u3-na ad# x-[x]-x-ib2#-gi4#-[gi4]
7. nig2 ku3 sza3-ga-a-ni nam-mu-un-da#-bur2-[re]
8. sun2 zi-zi dumu gal {d}suen-na
9. nin an-ra diri-ga a-ba-a ki-za ba-an-tum3
10. me zi-da nin gal nin-e-ne
11. sza3 ku3-ta e3-a ama ugu-ni-ir# diri#-ga#
12. gal-zu igi-gal2 nin kur-kur-ra-am3
reverse
1. zi-gal2 ug3 lu-a szir3 ku3-zu ga-am3-[du11]
2. dingir# zi me tum2-ma gal-bi du11-ga-zu mah-am3#
3. sza3 su3#-ra2 munus zi sza3 dadag me-zu ga-mu-ra-ab-du11
4. gi6-par3 ku3-ga2 hu-mu-szi-in-ku4-re
5. en-me-en en-he2#-du7-an-na
6. {gi}ma-sa2-ab gur3-ru asilx(EZEN)-la2 bi2-in-du11
7. ki-sig10-ga bi2-in-gar ga2-e nu-mu-un-til-e-en
8. u4-de3 ba-te u4 mu-da-bil2
9. gissu-na ba-te u18-lu-da im-ma#-[dul]
10. ka lal3-mu szu uh3#-a ba#-[ab-du11]
11. nig2 ur5 sa6-sa6-mu isisz-ta [...]
12. nam-mu {d}suen-na lugal-an#-[na]
left
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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
  • Measurements (mm): 67.0 high × 70.0 wide × 22.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description:
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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 4.07.02 Inanna B ('Decad no. 04') (witness) Ninmeshara frag)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: Foxvog, Daniel A., JCS 28 (1976) 101,

    [sec45602] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: HMA 9-01808
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Tutub (mod. Khafaje)
  • Elevation:
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-15 at 19:55:18 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2010-08-06 at 15:49:46 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2004-09-08 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI; Fitzgerald, Madeleine; Gordin, Shai CDLI approved View

This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
CDLI Literary 000623 (Inanna B) composite (P478852) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000623, Ex. 037 Artifact Entry.” (2004) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247905.
CDLI Literary 000623, ex. 037 artifact entry (No. P247905). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247905 (Original work published 2004)
CDLI Literary 000623, ex. 037 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247905 (Accessed: April 18, 2024).
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	month = {jun 15},
	title = {CDLI {Literary} 000623, ex. 037 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247905},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247905},
}

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