CDLI Literary 000663, ex. 002 (P263155)

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 08313

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 4.08.33 Dumuzi and Enkidu (witness) Dumuzi and Inanna Song; (Obv)12x(Rev)6 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

obverse
  n lines missing
1'. x [...]
2'. inim-bi# [...]
3'. sipa-ra# x# [...]
4'. lugal#-mu x [...]
5'. [...]-ba {d}du5-mu-zi#-[...]
6'. [...] x#-x# du11#-ge#-[...]
  n lines missing
reverse
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1'. [...]-ra# u8#?-[...]
2'. [...]-ne# kasz-sag-[...]
3'. engar#-ra ga-sig7#-[...]
4'. e-ne kasz sig5-[...]
5'. engar-ra ki-si-im-ma?-mu#-[...]
6'. e-ne kasz-sa2 gi4-[...] _hi-iq-szu?_
7'. engar-ra ga BUL-a-mu ga#-[...]
8'. e-ne |KASZ.A.SUD#|-a#-ni ha-ma-an-[...] _x-x-x-a?-szu_
9'. engar-ra ga2-e ga-u2-mu ga-mu-na-szi#-[...]
10'. ha-ha-la-sa6-ga!-x ha-ma-ab#-[...]
11'. engar-ra ga-e ga-i#-te-er-da-mu [...]
12'. [...]-sa6#!?-ga#!?-ni#-[...]

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: u. le. part, corner broken
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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 4.08.33 Dumuzi and Enkidu (witness) Dumuzi and Inanna Song; (Obv)12x(Rev)6 lines)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: OIP 15,, 093

    [Chiera1934OIP15] Chiera, Edward. 1934. Sumerian Epics and Myths. Oriental Institute Publications 15. University of Chicago Press.

  • history: Sefati Love songs pl. 38,

    [sec48893] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: CBS 08313
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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 000663 (Dumuzi and Enkidu) composite (P473749) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000663, Ex. 002 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263155.
CDLI Literary 000663, ex. 002 artifact entry (No. P263155). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263155 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000663, ex. 002 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263155 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
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	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263155},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263155},
}

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