BE 01/1, 055 (P263476)

Official or display axe 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 08671a

Period

Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Axe

Material(s)

Glass

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Official or display (witness Votive inscription of RN to Ninurta; refering to Kurig. as his father; 4 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

47.0 mm × 46.0 mm × 17.0 mm

Witness

object axe head
surface a
1. [{d}]en#-lil2#!
2. [lugal]-a-ni-ir#
3. [na-zi]-ma#-ru-ut-ta-asz
4. [dumu ku-ri]-gal#!-zu
5. [in-na-ba]

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: Axe Artifact type comments:

    axe head

  • Material: Glass
  • Measurements (mm): 47.0 high × 46.0 wide × 17.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description:
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  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

    axe head

  • Genre(s): Official or display (witness Votive inscription of RN to Ninurta; refering to Kurig. as his father; 4 lines)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: BE 1/1, 055

    [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: MSKH 1, p. 240, 263f

    [Brinkman1976MSKH1] Brinkman, John A. 1976. A Catalogue of Cuneiform Sources Pertaining to Specific Monarchs of the Kassite Dynasty. Materials and Studies for Kassite History 1. The Oriental Institute, Chicago.

  • history: PBS 15, 56, p.31

    [Legrain1926PBS15] Legrain, Léon. 1926. Royal Inscriptions and Fragments from Nippur and Babylon. Publications of the Babylonian Section 15. University Museum, Pennsylvania.

  • history: Jaritz MIO 6 151, 154,

    [sec49020] N.d.

  • history: El-Wailly, Sumer 10, 050f.,

    [sec49021] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CBS 08671a
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
Dummy composite "needed" (P546835) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“BE 01/1, 055 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263476.
BE 01/1, 055 artifact entry (No. P263476). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263476 (Original work published 2005)
BE 01/1, 055 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263476 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 15},
	title = {BE 01/1, 055 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263476},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263476},
}

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