CDLI Literary 000368, ex. 014 (P265567)

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 10341

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 1.08.02.02 Lugalbanda and Anzu (witness) Epic of Lugalbanda II; (Obv)13 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
column 1
  n lines broken
1. [...]-sze21#-sze21#
2. [...]-ka
3. [...]-sa
4. [...]-e
5. [...]-gar#
  n lines broken
column 2
1. [...]-dar#-ra ba-[...]
2. muszen-e# [x]-bi-ir gu3 [...]
3. anzu{muszen}-de3 dam-bi-[...]
4. pirig kur-ra tesz2-bi du7-du7#-[...]
5. gud3-mu-ta tur3 gal# [...]
6. amar-mu gud3 a-ba-a [...]
7. anzu{muszen} gud3#-[...]
8. muszen-e gud3-bi#-[...]
9. ki dingir ti-la-gin7# [...]
10. amar-bi gud3#-[...]
11. igi-bi szembi2-zi3-da# [...]
12. sag#-be2 {gesz}erin bar6# [...]
13. [x]-du#-li-a# [...]

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. destroyed
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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 1.08.02.02 Lugalbanda and Anzu (witness) Epic of Lugalbanda II; (Obv)13 lines)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: OIP 15,, 003

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

  • history: PBS 5, 017

    [Poebel1914PBS5] Poebel, Arno. 1914. Historical and Grammatical Texts. Publications of the Babylonian Section 5. University Museum, Pennsylvania.

  • history: Wilcke Lugalbandaepos 086 F

    [sec49716] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: CBS 10341
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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 000368 (Lugalbanda and Anzu) composite (P469673) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000368, Ex. 014 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265567.
CDLI Literary 000368, ex. 014 artifact entry (No. P265567). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265567 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000368, ex. 014 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265567 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265567},
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