BE 01/2, 125 (P265995)

Tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Arkeoloji Müzeleri, Istanbul, Turkey

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Museum Collection(s)

Arkeoloji Müzeleri, Istanbul, Turkey, Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Museum Number

Ist Ni 00394 (cast: CBS 09763 + CBS 10802 ?)

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

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Language(s)

Sumerian

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tablet
obverse
1. [mu ...]
 en: Year: “...”;
  Shulgi 01
2. [mu ...]
 en: year: “...”;
  Shulgi 02
3. [mu ...]
 en: year: “...”;
  Shulgi 03
4. [mu ...]
 en: year: “...”;
  Shulgi 04
5. mu# bad3#-gal#? [...]
 en: year: “...”;
  Shulgi 05
6. mu giri3 nibru{ki#}-[ta ...]
 en: year: “The road from Nippur ...”;
  Shulgi 06
7. mu lugal-e uri2{ki}-ta#
 en: year: “The king from Ur ...”;
  Shulgi 07
8. mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2-la2 ba-du8
 en: year: “The magur of Ninlil was caulked”;
  Shulgi 08
9. mu {d}nanna kar-zi-da e2-a ba-kux(KWU636)
 en: year: “Nanna of Karzida was brought into the house”;
  Shulgi 09
10. mu e2-hur-sag lugal ba-du3
 en: year: “The royal mountain-house was built”;
  Shulgi 10
11. mu {d}isztaran |BAD3.GAL.AN|{ki} e2-a ba-kux(KWU636)
 en: year: “Ištaran of ... was brought into the house”;
  Shulgi 11
12. mu {d}nu-umusz{musz}-da ka-zal-lu{ki} e2-a ba-kux(KWU636)
 en: year: “Numušda of Kazallu was brought into the house”;
  Shulgi 12
13. mu e2-hal-bi lugal ba-du3
 en: year: “The royal ice-house was built”;
  Shulgi 13
14. mu {d}nanna nibru{ki} e2-a ba-kux(KWU636)
 en: year: “Nanna of Nippur was brought into the house”;
  Shulgi 14
15. mu en-nir-zi-an-na en-{d}nanna masz2-e i3-pa3
 en: year: “En-nirza-ana, the en-priestess of Nanna, was chosen by extispicy”;
  Shulgi 15
16. mu na2 {d}nin-lil2#-la2# ba#-dim2#
 en: year: “The bed of Ninlil was fashioned”;
  Shulgi 16
17. mu en-nir-zi-an-na en-{d}nanna ba-hun-ga2
 en: year: “En-nirzi-ana, the en-priestess of Nanna, was installed”;
  Shulgi 17
18. mu li2-wir-mi-ta2-szu dumu-munus lugal nam-nin mar-ha-szi{ki}-sze3 ba-IL2
 en: year: “Liwwir-miṭṭašu, the princess, to the queenship of Marḫaši” was lifted;
  Shulgi 18
19. mu UBARA{ki} ki-be2 ba-ab-gi4
 en: year: “UBARA was restored”;
  Shulgi 19
20. mu dumu uri2{ki}-ma lu2 gesz-gid2-sze3 ka ba-ab-kesz2
 en: year: “The sons of Ur were bound as long-pole men”;
  Shulgi 20
21. mu {d}nin-urta ensi2-gal {d}en-lil2-la2-ke4 e2# [{d}]en#-lil2-la2 {d}nin-lil2-la2-ke4# [esz-bar] kin# ba-du11-ga# x
 en: year: “Ninurta, the big-governor of Enlil, the houses of Enlil and Ninlil, an oracle having pronounced, ...”;
  Shulgi 21
reverse
1. mu# us2#-sa# {d#}nin#-urta#
 en: year following: “Ninurta ...”;
  Shulgi 22
2. mu# lugal a2#-mah#
 en: year: “The king, great ...”;
  Shulgi 23
3. mu# kara2-har#{ki#} ba#-hul#
 en: year: “Karaḫar was destroyed”;
  Shulgi 24
4. mu [si]-mu-ru-um{ki} ba#-hul#
 en: year: “Simurrum was destroyed”;
  Shulgi 25
5. mu si#-mu#-ru#-um#{ki#} a#-ra2# 2(asz)-kam-ma#-asz ba-hul
 en: year: “Simurrum was destroyed a 2nd time”;
  Shulgi 26
6. mu ha#-ar#-szi{ki} ba-hul#
 en: year: “Ḫarši was destroyed”;
  Shulgi 27
7. mu en eridu{ki}-ga ba-hun-ga2
 en: year: “The en-priest in Eridu was installed”;
  Shulgi 28
8. mu us2-sa en eridu{ki}-ga ba-hun-ga2
 en: year following: “The en-priest in Eridu was installed”;
  Shulgi 29
9. mu dumu-munus lugal ensi2 an-sza-an{ki}-ke4 ba-tuku
 en: year: “The princess the governor of Anšan married”;
  Shulgi 30
10. mu kara2-har{ki} a-ra# 2(asz)-kam-asz ba-hul
 en: year: “Karaḫar was destroyed a 2nd time”;
  Shulgi 31
11. mu# si#-mu#-ru#-um#{ki#} a#-ra2# 3(disz@t)-kam-asz ba-hul
 en: year: “Simurrum was destroyed a 3rd time”;
  Shulgi 32
12. mu us2-sa si-mu-ru-um{ki} a-ra2 3(asz)-kam-asz ba-hul
 en: year following: “Simurrum was destroyed a 3rd time”;
  Shulgi 33
13. mu an-sza-an{ki} ba-hul
 en: year: “Anšan was destroyed”;
  Shulgi 34
14. mu us2-sa an-sza-an{ki} ba-hul
 en: year following: “Anšan was destroyed”;
  Shulgi 35
15. mu {d}nanna kar-zi-da{ki} a-ra2 2(asz)-kam-asz e2#-a ba-kux(KWU636)#
 en: year: “Nanna of Karzida a 2nd time into the house was brought”;
  Shulgi 36
16. mu bad3 ma-da{ki} ba-du3
 en: year: “The wall of the land was built”;
  Shulgi 37
17. mu us2-sa bad3 ma-da{ki} ba-du3
 en: year following: “The wall of the land was built”;
  Shulgi 38
18. mu e2 puzur4-isz-{d}da-gan-na ba-du3
 en: year: “The house of Puzriš-Dagan was built”;
  Shulgi 39
19. mu us2-sa e2 puzur4-isz-{d}da-gan-na ba-du3
 en: year following: “The house of Puzriš-Dagan was built”;
  Shulgi 40
20. mu us2-sa e2 puzur4#-[isz]-{d}da-gan-na ba-du3 [mu us2]-sa-[bi]
 en: year following: “The temple of Puzriš-Dagan was built,” following that;
  Shulgi 41
21. mu sza-asz-ru{ki} ba#-hul#
 en: year: “The Šašrum was destroyed”;
  Shulgi 42
22. mu [...]
 en: year ... ;
  Shulgi 43
23. [mu ...]
 en: year ... ;
  Shulgi 44
24. [mu ...]
 en: year ... ;
  Shulgi 45
25. [mu ...]
 en: year ... ;
  Shulgi 46
26. [mu ...]
 en: year ... ;
  Shulgi 47
27. [mu ...]
 en: year ... ;
  Shulgi 48
28. [...]

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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:
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  • Genre(s):
  • This text is a school text.
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • primary: BE 1/2, 125

    [Hilprecht1896BE1/2] Hilprecht, Hermann V. 1896. Old Babylonian Inscriptions Chiefly from Nippur. The Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania: Series A Cuneiform Texts, vol. 1/2. https://www.jstor.org/stable/1005492.

  • history: Hilprecht Assyriaca pp.22f.(not yet checked)

    [sec49776] N.d.

  • history: Scheil Recuil 17 pp.37f.(not yet checked)

    [sec49777] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: Ist Ni 00394 (cast: CBS 09763 + CBS 10802 ?)
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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  • Period: Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
  • Period Comments:

    OB list of Ur III ynn

  • Dates Referenced: Šulgi.01.00.00, Šulgi.02.00.00, Šulgi.03.00.00, Šulgi.04.00.00, Šulgi.05.00.00, Šulgi.06.00.00, Šulgi.07.00.00, Šulgi.08.00.00, Šulgi.09.00.00, Šulgi.10.00.00, Šulgi.11.00.00, Šulgi.12.00.00, Šulgi.13.00.00, Šulgi.14.00.00, Šulgi.15.00.00, Šulgi.16.00.00,
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  • Accounting Period: 0

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-01-21 at 07:48:15 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2019-11-05 at 12:17:50 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-07-28 at 14:11:18 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2015-05-05 at 09:41:55 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-12-10 at 10:59:13 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-11-28 at 09:52:30 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-01-04 at 11:05:56 Englund, Robert K. Atf Firth, Richard 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

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Cite this Artifact
“BE 01/2, 125 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265995.
BE 01/2, 125 artifact entry (No. P265995). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265995 (Original work published 2005)
BE 01/2, 125 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265995 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
@misc{2023BE,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-15]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {BE 01/2, 125 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265995},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P265995},
}

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