CDLI Literary 000574, ex. 001 (P265434)

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 10187

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) [uncertain]

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary > Literary letter and letter-prayer (ETCSL 3.03.02 Letter from Lugal-shu to a King (witness) Letter of Lugalmurub to a King; (Obv)9x(Rev)9 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. [e2 kur2 e2-ga2 mu-da-an-ku4]
2'. ugu-ga2-asz ba-ab#-dun#
3'. iri#-ga2# sag#-gin7 ku3# la#-ba-ni-DU
4'. siki sag mu#-sir2# ba-la2
5'. gu5-li du10-sa zu-a kal#-[la-mu]
6'. lu2 dili gu7-u3-gin7# igi tur# mu-gi7-esz
7'. ama ugu-mu u4-sakar ubur-a-bi#?
8'. du10-ge-esz ga-mu gu7-mu
9'. ka-mu-ta ba-an-kar
10'. a#-a-mu sza3# ur2-bi-e-ta
reverse
1. [mu]-un-gur3#-ru#-a
2. ki#-ta ba-an-gar
3. nin arhusz-a-mu e2!-bi ba-kal
4. igi nu-mu-un-szi-re-en
5. gesz hul gurun nu-il2-la-gin7
6. lu2 na-ma-szi-hul2-le-en
7. {gesz}gibil-{gesz}gibil-me-en
8. {gesz}isimu2{sar} [nu]-tuku#-me-en
9. [ur5]-re# nam#-ba#-tum3
10. [lugal-mu en3-mu he2-tar]-re#
11. [ki-ur3-mu-sze3] [...]
  rest broken

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
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  • history: Ali, Fadhil A., Letters (1964) 085, pl.29

    [sec49677] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CBS 10187
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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 000574 (Letter from Lugal-szu to a King) composite (P473737) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000574, Ex. 001 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265434.
CDLI Literary 000574, ex. 001 artifact entry (No. P265434). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265434 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000574, ex. 001 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265434 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265434},
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