CDLI Literary 000754, ex. 005 (P265455)

Literary 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 10214

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 5.01.01 Edubba A (witness))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. [...]-mu# szu# [...]
2'. [...]-sar#-re-en nig2#-[...]
3'. [...]-ra#-bi GU7-sze3 [...]
4'-5'. [...] x a-na-asz-am3 ga2-da# [...]-be2#-e-sze in-tud2#-de3#-[...]
6'-7'. [...]-RA#-ke4 a-na-asz-am3 ga2-da nu-me-a [...] x DIM2-e-sze in-tud2-de3-en
8'-9'. [...] x-ke4 a-na-asz-am3 ga2-da nu-me-a [...]-he2-x-A-e-sze in-tud2-de3-en
10'-11'. [...]-ke4# a-na-asz-am3 ga2-da nu#-[...]-x-e#-sze# in#-tud2#-[...]
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. i3# du10#-ga# murgu{gu2#} sza3 ga-ga-na a-x mi-ni-ib-bala-bala-[...]
2'. [...] mu-ni-sze3 nig2 mu-ni-in-ba har szu-na bi2-in-du3
3'. [um]-mi-a sza3 hul-la-ni-ta szud3 mu-na-an-x
4'. [...] inim-mu-sze3 BA KU u3 nam-[...] mu-bi2-du10-ga
5'. [...]-dub#-sar-ra sag-bi us-sa-a [...]-bi#-sze3 i3-til3-la
6'. [...]-ba#-gi4-bi-na-za# [...]-sze3 mu-e-szum2-[...]
7'. [...] mu#-in-ni-[...]-dah#-[...]
8'. [...] x [...]
  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
  • Measurements (mm):
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description: along RE. , 2 cols.
  • Join Information:
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  • history: OIP 15,, 066

    [Chiera1934OIP15] Chiera, Edward. 1934. Sumerian Epics and Myths. Oriental Institute Publications 15. University of Chicago Press.

  • history: Kramer JAOS 69, 200

    [Kramer1949Schooldays] Kramer, Samuel N. 1949. “Schooldays: A Sumerian Composition Relating to the Education of a Scribe.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 69.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CBS 10214
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-15 at 19:55:18 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-19 at 10:20:17 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2018-02-05 at 12:56:46 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-03-20 at 22:30:22 Chen, Eunice Atf Chen, Eunice CDLI approved View
2014-03-20 at 21:13:38 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-03-20 at 21:04:25 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2005-04-25 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Englund, Robert K.; Fitzgerald, Madeleine; Foxvog, Daniel A.; Frayne, Douglas R.; Peterson, Jeremiah; Veldhuis, Niek; Zimmermann, Lynn-Salammbô Penn Museum CDLI approved View

This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
CDLI Literary 000754 (Edubba A) composite (P464238) View the score

General Notes: -
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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000754, Ex. 005 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265455.
CDLI Literary 000754, ex. 005 artifact entry (No. P265455). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265455 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000754, ex. 005 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265455 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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