CDLI Literary 000578, ex. 004 (P265187)

Literary letter and letter-prayer tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 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 09892

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary > Literary letter and letter-prayer (ETCSL 3.03.06 Letter from Ilaba-tah-lugalga to Brothers (witness) Letter from Agadahlugalga to his Brother; (Obv)5x(Rev)1 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
1. [al-su3]-u4# kaskal
2. [i]-im#-re7#-en-na
3. u3 lugal gi-na lugal-me
4. ir# ba-an-us2-ma
5. kaskal-e kaskal ba-an-tah#
6. ama#-me en3 [li-bi2-in]-tar#-[re-de3-en]
7. dag#-gi4#-me#? [u4 na-an-szu2-usz-a LUL-ASZ]

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Consult word list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description: rev. effaced
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  • Museum No.: CBS 09892
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
CDLI Literary 000578 (Aba-tah-lugalga to Brothers) composite (P479848) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000578, Ex. 004 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265187.
CDLI Literary 000578, ex. 004 artifact entry (No. P265187). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265187 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000578, ex. 004 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265187 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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