BE 01/1, 034 (P263555)

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 08730a

Period

Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Knob

Material(s)

Bone > Ivory

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Official or display (witness Votive inscription of RN to Enlil; 5 lines;*p.22,no.16; *Jaritz says from a chamger on the edge of the canal outside of the great SE.wall of Temple of Be^l")

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

62.0 mm × 35.0 mm

Witness

object knob
surface a
1. {d}en-lil2 lugal-a-ni-ir
 en: To Enlil, his lord,
2. bur-na-bu-ri-ia-asz
 en: did Burnaburiaš,
3. lugal babila2{ki}
 en: king of Babylon,
4. nam-ti-la-a-ni-sze3
 en: for the sake of his life
5. in-na-an-ba
 en: donate (this).
  P263555: ivory knob

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Consult sign list of Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)
Consult word list of Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

  • Artifact type: Knob Artifact type comments:

    knob

  • Material: Bone > Ivory
  • Measurements (mm): 62.0 high × 35.0 wide
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    knob

  • Genre(s): Official or display (witness Votive inscription of RN to Enlil; 5 lines;*p.22,no.16; *Jaritz says from a chamger on the edge of the canal outside of the great SE.wall of Temple of Be^l")
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: BE 1/1, 034

    [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. https://www.jstor.org/stable/1005411.

  • history: MSKH 1, p.107

    [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 79

    [sec49079] N.d.

  • history: El-Wailly,Sumer 10 p.46

    [sec49080] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: CBS 08730a
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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, 034 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263555.
BE 01/1, 034 artifact entry (No. P263555). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263555 (Original work published 2005)
BE 01/1, 034 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263555 (Accessed: June 16, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 15},
	title = {BE 01/1, 034 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263555},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263555},
}

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