RIME 4.01.07.01, ex. 01 (P263440)

Official or display brick excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 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 08642

Period

Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Brick

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Official or display (witness Royal Inscription; Bursin 1; 10 lines; *in a later structure on the SE.side of Ziggurat)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

300.0 mm × 180.0 mm × 60.0 mm

Witness

object brick
surface a
1. {d}bur-{d}suen
2. sipa sza3 nibru{ki} du10-du10
3. engar kal-ga
4. uri2{ki}-ma
5. gesz-hur eridu{ki}-ga ki-be2 gi4
6. en# me-a tum2-ma
7. unu#{ki}-ga
8. lugal i3-si-in{ki}-na
9. lugal ki-en-gi ki-uri
10. dam me-te ur2 ku3 {d}inanna

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)
Consult word list of Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

  • Artifact type: Brick
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 300.0 high × 180.0 wide × 60.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description:
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  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Official or display (witness Royal Inscription; Bursin 1; 10 lines; *in a later structure on the SE.side of Ziggurat)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: RIME 4, 01.07.01, ex. 01

    [Frayne1990RIME4] Frayne, Douglas R. 1990. Old Baylonian Period (2003-1595 BC). Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia Early Periods 4. University of Toronto Press.

  • history: BE 1/1, 019

    [Hilprecht1893BE1/1] Hilprecht, Hermann V. 1893. Old Babylonian Texts Chiefly from Nippur. The Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania: Series A Cuneiform Texts, vol. 1/1. Philadelphia.

  • history: Behrens, JCS 37, p.235, no.26,

    [sec48973] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CBS 08642
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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  • Findspot Comments:

    Nippur, found out of place in a later structure on the SE side of the ziqqurrat

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This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
RIME 4.01.07.01 composite (P448309) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“RIME 4.01.07.01, Ex. 01 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263440.
RIME 4.01.07.01, ex. 01 artifact entry (No. P263440). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263440 (Original work published 2005)
RIME 4.01.07.01, ex. 01 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263440 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263440},
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