CDLI Literary 000380, ex. 004 (P259364)

Literary 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 02359

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 2.02.03 Lament for Sumer and Ur (witness))

Language(s)

Sumerian

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description: frags (2)
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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 2.02.03 Lament for Sumer and Ur (witness))
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: PBS 10/2, 19

    [Langdon1917PBS10/2] Langdon, Stephen H. 1917. Sumerian Liturgical Texts. Publications of the Babylonian Section 10/2. University Museum, Pennsylvania.

  • history: Lamentation over Sumer and Ur, p.28

    [Michalowski1989LamentationSumer] Michalowski, Piotr. 1989. The Lamentation over the Destruction of Sumer and Ur. Vol. 1. Mesopotamian Civilizations. Winona Lake, Ind : Eisenbrauns.

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  • Museum No.: CBS 02359
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
CDLI Literary 000380 (Lament for Sumer and Ur) composite (P469682) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000380, Ex. 004 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). July 12, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P259364.
CDLI Literary 000380, ex. 004 artifact entry (No. P259364). (2024, July 12). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P259364 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000380, ex. 004 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P259364 (Accessed: July 19, 2024).
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