CDLI Literary 000539, ex. 004 (P247912)

Literary letter and letter-prayer 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 9-01815

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Tutub (mod. Khafaje)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary > Literary letter and letter-prayer (ETCSL 3.01.01 Letter from Aradmu to Šulgi about Apillasha (witness))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

40.0 mm × 60.0 mm × 17.0 mm

Witness

tablet
obverse
  n lines broken
1'. [x (x)] x ku3-sig17 ku3-babbar {na4}za#-gin3#-na# mi2 zi-de3-esz im-me
2'. {gesz}gu-za bara2 {tug2}szutur-e ri-a ib2-tusz
3'. {gesz}giri3-gub ku3-sig17-ka giri3-ni ib2-gar giri3-ni nu-mu-un-da-an-kur2
4'. aga-us2 sag-ga2-a-ni 5(disz) li-im-ta-am3 zi-da a2-gub3-na ib2-ta-gub-bu-usz
reverse
1. 6(disz) gu4 1(gesz2) udu-nita# niga zu2-gub-sze3# in#-gar#
2. szu-luh lugal-ga2-ke4 sa2# bi2#-in#-[du11]
3. [ka2-na] en3# nu#-tar-ra-a-ba lu2# [na-ma-szi]-in#-[ku4-re]
4. [...]
5. [...]
6. [...]-an-du!
7. [...]-x
8. [...]-x
  rest 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
  • Measurements (mm): 40.0 high × 60.0 wide × 17.0 thick
  • Weight:
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  • history: Foxvog, Daniel A., JCS 28 (1976) 102,

    [sec45603] N.d.

  • history: Michalowski CKU 01,

    [sec45604] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: HMA 9-01815
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Tutub (mod. Khafaje)
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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
2012-11-20 at 10:25:22 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2010-08-06 at 15:50:15 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 000539 (Letter from Aradmu to Shulgi about Apillasha) composite (P473727) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000539, Ex. 004 Artifact Entry.” (2004) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247912.
CDLI Literary 000539, ex. 004 artifact entry (No. P247912). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247912 (Original work published 2004)
CDLI Literary 000539, ex. 004 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247912 (Accessed: April 18, 2024).
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	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247912},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P247912},
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