CDLI Literary 000702, ex. 001 & 000739, ex. 001 (P265461)

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 10222

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 4.19.04 Ningeshzida D (witness); ETCSL 4.30.01 Shara A (witness) Shara Hymn (bal-bal-e), Shr A.Rev.7ff: Ningizzida Song (bal-bal-e[?]; Ngz D); (Obv)11x(Rev)13 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. x x x [...] si# hu#-mu#-[...]
2'. si mah-e KA nun [...]
3'. {d}szara2 szir3-zu me-te-asz szi-im#-mi#-[ib-gal2]
4'. {d}szara2 me-zu kal-kal a-a an u3-tu-zu# [...]
5'. ama ugu#-zu ku3 {d}inanna#-[ke4]
6'. [x] x x ku3-ga dur2 sza-mu-u8-de3-gar#
7'. [...]-x-da nu-u8-gig-ga-am3
8'. [...] x am3-mi-ni-in-DU-en
9'. [...] mu# du10-ga mi-ri-in-sa4
10'. [...] x-za hul2-bi
11'. [...] sza-mu-un-ti en sza3-ba dalla i3-e3
reverse
1. [x x] an#-na-ke4 x x mu x x x x
2. [{d}]szara2# HAR-re x [...] x-en
3. x du10 ku3-ga u3-gul gar x [(x)] x x x-ga
4. [x] dumu-gi7 gal-di x ku3 x x
5. esz3# e2-mah-ta u4-de3-esz i-im-e3
6. [bala]-bala-e {d}szara2-kam
  single ruling
7. [x x] il2 nir-gal2 an ku3-ga bara2 mah-a IM il2# [x] x
8. x [x] x gal2-la en {d}nin-gesz-zi-da-ke4 en x [...]
9. KA [x] x {d}a-nun-ke4-ne dingir ki-a [...]
10. {d}nin-gesz-zi-da da-nun-ke4-ne dingir ki#-[a ...]
11. dumu nun an-ne2 a2 ma-ra-an-szum2 x [...]
12. {d}nin-gesz-zi-da a2 an-ne2 ma-ra-[an-szum2] [...]
13. [... {d}a]-nun-ke4-ne [...]
  rest broken

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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: Lo. part, ruled
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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 4.19.04 Ningeshzida D (witness); ETCSL 4.30.01 Shara A (witness) Shara Hymn (bal-bal-e), Shr A.Rev.7ff: Ningizzida Song (bal-bal-e[?]; Ngz D); (Obv)11x(Rev)13 lines)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: Sjöberg, Åke, StOr 46 (1975) 322

    [sec49687] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CBS 10222
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
CDLI Literary 000702 (Ningeshzida D) composite (P478920) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000702, Ex. 001 & 000739, Ex. 001 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265461.
CDLI Literary 000702, ex. 001 & 000739, ex. 001 artifact entry (No. P265461). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265461 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000702, ex. 001 & 000739, ex. 001 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265461 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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