BE 01/1, 056 (P263551)

Official or display knob 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 08728a

Period

Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Knob

Material(s)

Mineral > Magnetite

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Official or display (witness Votive inscription of RN to Enlil; * RA 45 p.22)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

52.0 mm

Witness

  • Artifact type: Knob Artifact type comments:

    knob, diameter 69 mm

  • Material: Mineral > Magnetite
  • Measurements (mm): 52.0 high
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
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  • Artifact comments:

    knob, diameter 69 mm


  • primary: BE 1/1, 056

    [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, pp.241,265

    [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: RA 45, p.21-24, p. 22

    [Cocquerillat1951masses] Cocquerillat, Denise. 1951. “Notes Pour Servir à l’histoire Des Masses d’armes.” Revue d’Assyriologie et d’Archéologie Orientale 45: 21–24.

  • history: Jaritz,MIO 6 155

    [sec49070] N.d.

  • history: El-Wailly,Sumer 10, 050

    [sec49071] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: CBS 08728a
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  • 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, 056 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263551.
BE 01/1, 056 artifact entry (No. P263551). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263551 (Original work published 2005)
BE 01/1, 056 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263551 (Accessed: May 30, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 15},
	title = {BE 01/1, 056 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263551},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263551},
}

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