CDLI Literary 000349, ex. 028 (P265608)

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 10390 + CBS 15103 + N 1260 (+) CBS 10396

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 1.05.01 Nanna-Suen’s Journey to Nippur (witness) Nanna's Journey to Nippur; (Obv)16x(Rev)19 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1'. [...] x [...]
2'. [...] hul2-la#-da#
3'. [...] nam-mi-in-la2
4'. [...] x-la-da
5'. [...]-x nam-mi-in-la2
6'. [...]-e# hul2-la-da
7'. [...] nam-mi-in-la2
8'. x x [...]-hul2 mu10#-x [x]-mu-un-ne
9'. x-x-mu# lu2#-{ninda#}gug2-x-ra {ninda}gug2# [...]-ab-ze2-en#
10'. {d}nanna-mu lu2#-x-x ki-aga2 gug2{ninda} x-mu-na-ab-ze2-en#
11'. ninda-ba u3 ninda-mah# e2#-kur-ta# e3-mu-na-x-[...]-x
12'. kasz saga-ga a2-sikil-la#-mu# e3-mu-na-ra#-[...]
13'. ti-lim-da ux(GESZGAL)-ry ki-x-sa mu-bi he2-em-x
14'. {ninda}gug2-gi-rin-na lal3 [x]-x a-sikil du11-ga-na-ab#-[x-x]
15'. {d}suen-e x-[x-x]-a#-a-ni mu-na-ni-ib-gi4-gi4
16'.a-a-ugu#-[...] szi#-im-si-in
reverse
1'. kur-gal [...]-x szi-im-si-in
2'. igi-il2-la#-x lugal-am3
3'. {d}en-lil2 he2-gal2#-[...] ba-gub-am3
4'. szum2-ma-da-ab {d}en-lil2# [...]-ab uri2#{ki}-sze3 ga-gin
5'. i7-da a-esztub szum2#-[x-x]-ab# uri2#{ki}-sze3 ga-gin
6'. a-sza3-ga sze-gu-nu szum2#-[x]-da#-ab# uri2#-[...]
7'. ambar-ra HI-suhur{ku6} suhur-x [x-x]-da-ab uri2#-[...]
8'. gesz#-gi-a gi-sun gi-henbur [x]-x-da-ab uri2#-[...]
9'. tir#-ra szeg9 szeg9-bar [x]-x-da-ab [...]
10'. [x]-x-na gesz-masz-gurum [x]-x-da-ab# [...]
  2 lines missing
13'. [...]-x uri2{ki}-sze3 ba-gin
14'. [...]-x uri2{ki}-sze3 ba#-gin
15'. [...]-szum2# uri2{ki}-sze3 ba-gin
16'. [...]-szum2# uri2{ki#}-sze3# ba#-gin
17'. [...]-szum2# uri2{ki#}-sze3 ba-gin
18'. [...]-szum2# uri2{ki#}-sze3# ba-gin
19'. [...] uri2#{ki#}-sze3# ba#-gin
20'. [...] uri2#{ki#}-sze3# ba-gin
21'. [...]-x-sze3# ba#-gin#

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
  • This artifact is composed of fragments.
  • Condition Description:
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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 1.05.01 Nanna-Suen’s Journey to Nippur (witness) Nanna's Journey to Nippur; (Obv)16x(Rev)19 lines)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: Ferrara, Anthony J., Nanna-Suen 040 CBS 10390+

    [sec49732] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: CBS 10390 + CBS 15103 + N 1260 (+) CBS 10396
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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 000349 (Nanna-Suen's Journey to Nippur) composite (P448729) View the score

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes:

P265608 leadP265608 lead

Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000349, Ex. 028 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265608.
CDLI Literary 000349, ex. 028 artifact entry (No. P265608). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265608 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000349, ex. 028 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265608 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 15},
	title = {CDLI {Literary} 000349, ex. 028 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265608},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265608},
}

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