PBS 07, 027 (P267166)

Letter 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 12527

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter (Private letter; (Obv)16x(LoE)2x(Rev)14 lines)

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na a-bi-i-a
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma sza-lu-ru-um-<<ma>>
4. ma-ru-ka-a-ma
5. _{d}en-lil2 {d}nin-urta_ u3 _{d}en-ki_
6. da-ri-isz u4-mi-im
7. asz-szum-mi-i-a
8. li-ba-al-li-t,u3-ka
9. at-ta-ma ta-ab-na-ni
10. u3 sza pa-szi-szu-tim
11. at-ta ti-[x]-e
12. sza la i-za-zu mi-im-<ma>
13. u2-li-le-qi3
14. i-na wa-ar-hi-im sza it-ta-ti-[x]
15. _7(disz) ma-na ninda_ isz-du-du-ni-im
16. u2-la-az-za-az-ma
17. ma-nu-um li-TE?-er-szu
18. szum-ma i-na ki-tim
reverse
1. a-bi at-ta
2. ma-ma-an t,u3-ur-da-am-ma
3. _arad2-hi-a_ la i-mu-tu#
4. ma-ha-ar _{d}en-ki#_ u3 _{d}nin-urta_
5. lu-uk-ru-ub-ku-um
6. _2(gesz2) 2(u) gu4-hi-a_ i-za-az-zu
7. _4(u) 9(disz) gu4-hi-a ri-ri-ga_
8. sze-a-am u3 _in-nu_
9. isz-tu am-sza-li
10. mi-im-ma u2-li-szu be2-ru-u2
11. _amar-hi-a_ a-na _en-lil2{ki}_
12. szu-up-ra-am-ma
13. li#-it-ta-al-ku-nim
14. _[x]-hi#-a_ la# i-mu-tu
  single ruling

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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  • Genre(s): Letter (Private letter; (Obv)16x(LoE)2x(Rev)14 lines)
  • Language(s): Akkadian


  • primary: PBS 7, 27

    [Ungnad1915PBS7] Ungnad, Arthur. 1915. Babylonian Letters of the Ḫammurapi Period. Publications of the Babylonian Section 7. Philadelphia: The University Museum.

  • history: AbB 11, 27

    [Stol1986AbB11] Stol, Marten. 1986. Letters from Collections in Philadelphia, Chicago and Berkeley. Altbabylonische Briefe in Umschrift Und Übersetzung, Heft 11. Leiden: Brill.

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  • Museum No.: CBS 12527
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Cite this Artifact
“PBS 07, 027 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P267166.
PBS 07, 027 artifact entry (No. P267166). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P267166 (Original work published 2005)
PBS 07, 027 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P267166 (Accessed: April 15, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-15]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {PBS 07, 027 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P267166},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P267166},
}

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