CUSAS 12, 2.1.1 (P251684)

Lexical tablet excavated in Uncertain (mod. uncertain), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Schøyen Collection, Oslo, Norway

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Schøyen Collection, Oslo, Norway

Museum Number

MS 2656


Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)


uncertain (mod. uncertain)

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column 1
  beginning broken
1'. [...] x x
 en: ...
2'. [abul] muzug2
 en: Gate of impurity
3'. [abul] {d}nin-lil2-la2
 en: Gate of Ninlil
4'. [x] x x
 en: ...
5'. [abul] a2#-sikil-la2
 en: Gate of purity
6'. abul# nig2-ku5-da
 en: Gate of the Nigku taxes
7'. hu-da-du-um
 en: clay pit?
8'. eszszeb
 en: clay pit?
9'. x-DU?
10'. kisal# bar-ra
 en: outer courtyard
11'. ka2
 en: gate
12'. [ka2] bar-ra
 en: outer gate
13'. [ka2] tillax(|ASZ.AN.ASZ|)
 en: gate on the street
14'. [ka2] e2-gal
 en: palace gate
15'. [ka2] x-a
 en: ... gate
16'. [ka2] a2#-sikil-la2
 en: gate of the brewer
17'. [ka2] gu#-la
 en: large gate
18'. [ka2 x? igi] gal2
 en: ... gate
19'. [ka2 gesz]-kin#-ti
 en: gate of the workshop
20'. [ka2] mah
 en: great gate
21'. [ka2 {gi}]ma-sa2-ab
 en: gate of the masab basket
23'. e2
 en: house
24'. ka2
 en: gate
25'. ka2
 en: gate
  2 lines traces
28'. [e2 en]-nu-[ug3]
 en: prison
29'. [e2]-dub-ba-[a]
 en: scribal school
30'. [e2] EZEN? [...]
 en: ... house
31'. [e2] gu#?-la#?
 en: great house
32'. [e2] x x
 en: ... house
33'. [e2] x-a
 en: ... house
  rest broken
column 2
  beginning broken
1'. e2 gul#-la#
 en: destroyed house
2'. e2 gul-la
 en: destroyed house
3'. e2 gul-la
 en: destroyed house
4'. e2 si3-ke
 en: ... house
5'. e2 szu#-szum-ma
 en: warehouse?
  sic; szum for szum2
6'. e2 szu-gi4-na
 en: storage for szuagina offerings
7'. e2 en-nu-ga2
 en: prison
8'. e2 ki en-nu-ga2
 en: prison
9'. e2 di#
 en: law court
10'. e2 di si3-ke
 en: house where justice is administered
11'. e2 sag-IM
 en: ... house
12'. e2 til3
 en: house of life
13'. e2 si-ga
 en: silent house
14'. e2 bur12-ra
 en: torn-out house
15'. e2 ku5-da
 en: isolated house
16'. e2 ki-se3-ga
 en: chapel for funerary offerings
17'. e2 ka5-a
 en: fox house
18'. e2 bibad{muszen}
 en: duck house
19'. e2 SAL-x
 en: ... house
20'. e2 DI-am3
 en: ... house
21'. e2 nam-x-x
 en: ... house
22'. e2 iri bar-ra
 en: suburban house
23'. e2 iri sza3-ga
 en: town house
24'. e2 da?
 en: side room
25'. e2 x
 en: ... house
26'. e2-ur5-ra
 en: debtor's prison
27'. e2-kinkin2
 en: mill
28'. e2 ka?-us2-[sa]
 en: house of the ka'usa functionary
  or sag-us2-[sa]?
29'. e2 ukken-na#
 en: assembly house
30'. e2 a2-ag2-[ga2]
 en: assignment house
31'. e2 nig2-<szu>-taka4?-[a]
 en: house of the nigszutaka gift
32'. e2 nir-da
 en: house of crime
33'. e2 szer7-da
 en: house of crime
34'. e2 nam-tag
 en: house of sin
35'. e2 nam-tag
 en: house of sin
36'. e2 usz-bar
 en: weaver's workshop
37'. e2 x
 en: ... house
38'. e2 x
 en: ... house
39'. [e2] gi#?-sig#?-[ga]
 en: house with a fence
  rest broken
column 1
  beginning broken
1'. [e2] x x
 en: ...
2'. [e2]-zi-da#?
 en: True House
  Temple of Marduk at Borsippa
3'. [e2]-sanga-mah#
 en: House of the Exalted Purifier
  Temple of Kusu
4'. e2# be2-li2-{d}da-[...]
 en: House ... My Lord is Da[gan?]
5'. e2-gal-mah
 en: Exalted Palace
  Temple of Gula at Isin
6'. e2-sa-bad
 en: Esabad (Temple of Gula at Isin)
7'. e2 AN-IM?-DU3?
 en: ...
8'. e2-a-ra-li
 en: House Netherworld
  Shrine of Dumuzi in Badtibira?
9'. e2-gal an-ne2
 en: palace (reaching) to the sky
10'. e2 u2-ma
 en: house of triumph
11'. e2-me-zi-da
 en: House of the True Me's
  Temple of Enki
12'. e2-hi!(KUR)-li#
 en: House of Luxuriance
  Temple of Utu at Ur
13'. e2 x
 en: ...
14'. e2 x
 en: ...
15'. e2 gesz-[...]
 en: ...
16'. e2-an-na#
 en: House of Heaven
  Temple of An and Inanna at Uruk
17'. e2 HI-x
 en: ...
18'. e2-sza3-hul2-la
 en: House of the Happy Heart
  Temple of Inanna at Kazallu
19'. e2-nim-ma
 en: High House
  a shrine
20'. e2-sukud-ta
 en: High House
  Temple of Inanna
21'. e2-sar-ra
 en: Esara
  Temple of Inanna at Adab
22'. e2-ul-[masz]
 en: temple of Inanna at Ulmasz
23'. e2-hur-sag-galam-[ma]
 en: House, Mountainrange of the Land
  Temple of Inanna at Kisz
24'. e2 x-x ki galam-ma
 en: House ...
25'. e2-an#-za#?-gar3
 en: House of the Tower
  Temple of Inanna at Akszak
26'. e2-ib-gal
 en: House, Big Chapel
  Temple of Inanna at Umma
27'. e2 x-me-DU
 en: ...
28'. e2-bara2-dur2-gar-ra
 en: House, Dais of the Throne
  Temple of Inanna at Nippur
29'. e2-me#-husz?-ni2-gur3-ru
 en: House that Carries the Fierce Me's
30'. e2 x ukken?
 en: ...
31'. e2 na4 KA-UD-KAK
 en: ...
32'. e2-galam-ta-ni2-gur3-ru
 en: House that carries Dread from the Land
  Temple of Inannana at Zabalam
33'. e2 nun
 en: princely house
34'. agrun
 en: cella
35'. e2-hur-sag
 en: House Mountainrange
  Temple of SZulgi at Ur
36'. e2 puzur4-isz!-{d}gan-da
 en: House Under the Protection of Dagan
  administrative center
37'. e2-me-ur4-ur4
 en: House which Gathers the Me's
  temple of Inanna at Larsa
38'. e2-mar-uru5#?
 en: House of the Deluge
  Temple of Inanna at Isin
39'. e2-babbar?
 en: White House
  Temple of Utu
40'. e2-di-ku5-kalam-ma
 en: House of the Judge of the Land
  Temple of Utu
41'. e2-musz3-kalam-ma
 en: House, Appearance of the land
  Temple of Dumuzi
42'. e2-ninnu
 en: House Fifty
  Temple of Ningirsu at girsu
43'. [e2]-tar-sir2#-[sir2]
 en: Temple of Baba at Irikug
44'. e2#-BUR2
  line not visible on photograph
45'. [e2 ...]-gid2#-da
  line not visible on photograph
  rest broken
column 2
  beginning broken
1'. x x x
 en: ...
2'. x x x
 en: ...
3'. x x x
 en: ...
4'. aszlug#
 en: storeroom
5'. arah4#
 en: storehouse
6'. [e2] usz gid2-da
 en: storeroom
7'. szutum2#
 en: storehouse
8'. [e2] sa10
 en: shop
9'. [e2] szakanka
 en: marketplace
10'. e2# he2-gal2
 en: house of plenty
11'. e2 he2-gal2
 en: house of prosperity
12'. e2 la2
 en: empty (idle?) house
13'. e2 gu2 kar-ra
 en: house on the quay
14'. e2 du-un-nu#-um#
 en: fortified house
15'. e2 bur-[sag]
 en: strorehouse of the bursag offering
16'. e2 bur-gi#
 en: storehouse of the burgia offering
17'. e2 bur-ra
 en: storehouse of the bur offering
18'. e2 KAL?
 en: ...
19'. e2 sikil
 en: storehouse in a temple
20'. e2 dag-si-a
 en: ...
21'. e2 gag-ga TAR
 en: ...
22'. e2 lugal?
 en: royal house
23'. e2 kin?-gi4
 en: messenger house
24'. e2 |DAG.KISIM5xX|-ra
25'. e2 dam
 en: spousal house
26'. e2 ur5-ra
 en: house with a mortgage
27'. e2 duh-a
 en: house that is released
28'. e2 ga-an-tusz
 en: house (inhabited by) a tenant
29'. e2 ni2 dub2-bu
 en: room for relaxing
30'. e2 ki-na2
 en: bedroom
31'. [e2] USZ?-x
 en: ...
32'. [e2 ...]-e gid2-da#
 en: ...
33'. x x x
 en: ...
34'. x x x
 en: ...
  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
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  • Civil, Miguel. 2010. The Lexical Texts in the Schøyen Collection. Cornell University Studies in Assyriology and Sumerology (CUSAS), Volume 12. Bethesda, Maryland: CDL Press. [CUSAS 12 2.1.1 (Civil2010CUSAS12)]


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  • Museum No.: MS 2656
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2016-09-11 at 13:46:30 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. Digital Corpus of Cuneiform Lexical Texts CDLI approved View
2004-12-15 at 00:00:00 CDLI artifact Bartash, Vitali; Dahl, Jacob L.; Foxvog, Daniel A.; Guerra, Dylan; Johnson, J. Cale; Stadhouders, Henry CDLI approved View

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“CUSAS 12, 2.1.1 Artifact Entry.” 2004. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 15, 2004.
CUSAS 12, 2.1.1 artifact entry (No. P251684). (2004, December 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI).
CUSAS 12, 2.1.1 artifact entry (2004) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: (Accessed: May 30, 2023).
	note = {[Online; accessed 2023-05-30]},
	year = {2004},
	month = {dec 15},
	title = {CUSAS 12, 2.1.1 artifact entry},
	howpublished = {},

DA  - 2004/12/15/
ID  - P251684
LB  - CDLI:P251684
M1  - 2023/5/30/
TI  - CUSAS 12, 2.1.1 artifact entry
UR  -
ER  - 
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