CBS 08538 (P263338)

Lexical tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 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 08538

Period

Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (Synonymn list? Hilprecht; 26 lines)

Language(s)

-

Measurements

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tablet fragment
obverse
  broken
reverse
1. ga-x#-al = x#-[...]
2. sza#-ga-pu = x#-[...]
3. ru-szu = ri#-[...]
4. li-ib-szu = TUG2 [...]
5. hu-lu-up-pu-um = TUG2 [...]
6. pa-ti-nu = TUG2 [...]
7. isz-ru i-ta-zi-ih = x#-[...]
  ruling
8. sza-a-u5 = UDU#
9. sza-ha-tu = U8
10. s,a-ah-nu = U8-UDU-[HI-A]
11. ia#-a-ra-szu = UDU-HUL2#
12. ha-an-zu = UD5 1(disz@t) x#
13. ta-asz2-szi2 = MASZ2-NITA#
14. a-ra-du = ANSZE-EDIN#-[NA]
15. hi-i-ma-ru = ANSZE
16. HI-ra-ku = ANSZE-U3
17. ar-wi-um = MASZ-DA3
18. la-bu = PIRIG
19. u5#-ra-nu = UR-TUR-[RA]
20. [zi]-bu = UR-BAR-[RA]
21. [x-x]-bu-zu = SZEG8(|SZU.PESZ2|)?-[BAR?]
22. [hu]-zi#-ru = SZAH2-hu#-[u2?]
23. [ri-ih?]-mu = AM
24. [da]-ab#-bu = AZ
25. [szik?-ku?]-u5 = {d}NIN#-[KILIM]
26. [...]-nu# = PESZ2-GISZ?#-[GI?]
27. [...]-x# = PESZ2 [x?]
28. [...] = PESZ2?# [...]
  (remainder broken)

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)
Consult word list of Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
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  • Genre(s): Lexical (Synonymn list? Hilprecht; 26 lines)
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  • Museum No.: CBS 08538
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Cite this Artifact
“CBS 08538 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263338.
CBS 08538 artifact entry (No. P263338). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263338 (Original work published 2005)
CBS 08538 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263338 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-17]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 15},
	title = {CBS 08538 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263338},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263338},
}

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