CDLI Literary 000778, ex. 024 (P248356)

Literary tablet 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 9-02857

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

-

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 5.05.04 Song of Hoe ('Decad no. 03') (witness))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

111.0 × 108.0

Witness

tablet
obverse
column 1
  beginning broken
1'. en-e {gesz}al# [...]
2'. ki-in-du-usz ki# [...]
3'. uzu mu2-a {gesz}al am3-mi#-[ni-in-du3]
4'. sag nam-lu2-ulu3 {gesz}u3-szub-ba mi-[ni-in-gar]
5'. {d}en-lil2-sze3 kalam-ma-ni ki mu-e-szi-[in-dar-re]
6'. ug3 sag-ge6-ga-ni-sze3 igi zi mu-szi-[in-bar]
7'. {d}a-nun-na mu-un-na-su8-su8-su8-ge-esz
8'. szu-bi kiri3!-be2 mu-un-de3-gal2#
9'. {d}en-lil2 a-ra-zu-a mu-ni-ib2-hun-e-ne#
10'. ug3 sag-ge6-ga al mu-un-da-ab-be2-ne#
11'. nin en u3-tu lugal u3-tu-de3
12'. {d}nin-men!-na-ke4 tu-tu al-ga2-ga2
13'. mas-su an-ki-a en {d}nu-nam-nir-ra
14'. sag zi sag kal-la mu-bi bi2-ib-sa4-sa4-a
15'. sag-bi gu dili-am3 mu-un-e3-de3!-a
16'. dingir-re-e-ne-ra a-ar! szuku mu-un-dab5-be2
17'. {d}en-ki-ke4 {gesz}al-a-ne2 za3-mi2 ba-an-du11
18'. ki-sikil {d}nisaba esz-bar-ra ba-an-gub
19'. {gesz}al mul {gesz}al ku3-ba szu mu-un-ne-gal2
20'. e2-kur e2 {d}en-lil2-la2 {gesz}al-e gar-ra-am3#
  la2 written over erasure
21'. u4-de3 al-du3-e ge6 al-mu2-mu2
  rest broken
column 2
  beginning broken
1'. iri en#-[sze3 ...]
2'. an-sze3 u4#-[dam ...]
3'. ki-sze3 uszumgal#-[am3 ...]
4'. {d}szara2 {d}[en-lil2-la2 ...]
5'. nig2 al-du11-[ga ...]
6'. szita2! {gesz}tukul ti# [...]
7'. {d}dumu-zi# [...]
8'. {d}gibil6# [...]
9'. {gesz}al-[e ...]
10'. [...]
  rest broken
reverse
column 1
  broken
column 2
1. {gesz}al-e lugal-bi-ir gu2 mu-un#-[na-ab-ga2-ga2]
2. {u2}numun2-hul {u2}numun2-hul-be2 sag# [...]
3. ur2-ba mu-un-bu-re# [...]
4. {gesz}al-e {u2}hirim [...]
5. {gesz}al gesz nam#-[tar-ra ...]
6. {gesz}al-[e ...]
7. [...]
  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): 111.0 high × 108.0 wide
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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 5.05.04 Song of Hoe ('Decad no. 03') (witness))
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • N.d. [Foxvog, Daniel A., JCS 28 (1976)106 (1389723)]

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  • Museum No.: HMA 9-02857
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This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
CDLI Literary 000778 (Song of Hoe) composite (P478966) View the score

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Cite this Artifact

“CDLI Literary 000778, Ex. 024 Artifact Entry.” 2004. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 8, 2004. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P248356.

CDLI Literary 000778, ex. 024 artifact entry (No. P248356). (2004, September 8). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P248356

CDLI Literary 000778, ex. 024 artifact entry (2004) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P248356 (Accessed: February 5, 2023).

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  • note = {[Online; accessed 2023-02-05]},
  • year = {2004},
  • month = {sep 8},
  • title = {CDLI {Literary} 000778, ex. 024 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P248356},
}

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