CDLI Literary 000637, ex. 002 (P260899)

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 04589

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 4.08.06 Inanna and Dumuzi F (witness) Inanna and Dumuzi Song (bal-bal-e; DI F, 4.0906); (Obv)8x(Rev)6 lines, Civil:joins to N2408?)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
1. ga-sza-an-gen gi-rin-e u6 ga-e-da-du11
2. ga#-[sza]-an#-[an]-na#-gen gi-rin hal-hal-la i-bi2-mu de3-ma#?-al#?
3. inim mu#-[un]-gar3?#-ra-bi su8-ba-bi
4. mu-ud-na#-mu# x# [x] x# [mi2 de3?]-ma#?-ab-du11
5. ga-sza-an-gen gi-rin-e da-nu2
6. ga-sza-an-an-na-gen gi-rin-e kasz4 da-mu-ni-du11-du11
7. [x x] mi?#-NE-sze3 de3-em3-ga2-su8-ge-esz
8. [x x] DA?# {d}ama-uszumgal-an-na x x
reverse
1. KA#?-mu#? x# lu2 sza3#?-ab#?-[ga2?]
2. na-am2-zu-sze3 e2-kur-re dur2# de3#-x# x#
3. e2-kur-re e2 {d}mu-ul-lil2-la2-ke4 a-ra-zu-zu ga?-gub#?
4. an-ne2 ki#-mah-a-na ma-an-ze2-em3-men3
5. u3-mu-un kur# gal {d}mu-ul-lil2 gaba ga2 x# x# x#
6. bal-bal-e {d}inanna-kam

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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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description: upper part
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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 4.08.06 Inanna and Dumuzi F (witness) Inanna and Dumuzi Song (bal-bal-e; DI F, 4.0906); (Obv)8x(Rev)6 lines, Civil:joins to N2408?)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • N.d. [Langdon, Stephen H., PBS 12 (1917) 39 (1390786)]

    history


  • N.d. [Walker, Christopher, CBI (1981) 034 (1469114)]

    citation


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  • Museum No.: CBS 04589
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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 000637 (Inanna and Dumuzi F) composite (P478866) View the score

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Cite this Artifact

“CDLI Literary 000637, Ex. 002 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P260899.

CDLI Literary 000637, ex. 002 artifact entry (No. P260899). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P260899 (Original work published 2005)

CDLI Literary 000637, ex. 002 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P260899 (Accessed: February 3, 2023).

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