BAM 4, 396 (P270002)

Scholarly or scientific tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 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 19801

Period

Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Scholarly or scientific (Medical; (Obv)(i)32x(ii)31x(Rev)(iii)32x(iv)28 lines)

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tablet
obverse
column 1
1'. _[ki_ 1(u) 5(disz) ...] _ki# a# nag#_-[ma i-ne-esz?]
2'. _ki 1(u) 6(disz) im-sahar-ge6-kur-ra_ ina _a nag_-ma i-ne-esz
3'. _ki 1(u) 7(disz) zi3 {u2}nam-tal nita zi3 {u2}gir2_-uh-ha-ah
4'. ina _kasz_ ba-lum pa-tan _nag_-ma i-ne-esz
5'. _ki 1(u) 8(disz) dabin zi3 {u2}gir2_ ina _kasz nag_-ma i-ne-esz
6'. _ki 1(u) 9(disz)!_ {u2}im-hur-lim _ki-min_
  single ruling
7'. _ki 2(u) {u2}gesztin ka5-a had2-ra2_ ta-sak3 ana _a kasz_ u _i3-gesz szub_
8'. ina _mul4_ tusz-bat _nag_-ma i-ne-esz
9'. _ki 2(u) 1(disz)_ {u2}a-ar-_ku3-babbar_ ina _kasz_ u _ga hi-hi_
10'. ba-lu pa-tan _nag_-ma i-ne-esz
  single ruling
11'. _DISZ na_ ta-at-ti-kam sza _kasz3 gig 1(disz) sila3 de3_ s,u2-pur _udu-nita2_
12'. _1(disz) sila3 de3 nam-tal nita_
13'. ba-lum pa-tan _ki a nag-nag u4 5(disz)-kam2_
14'. ka-la _u4_-mi _nag-nag_-ma i-ne-esz
  single ruling
15'. _DISZ na_ sza-a-szi-tu-nam un-nu-ut u3 ma-gal _zi-zi_-bi
16'. _numun {gesz}szinig numun {u2}eme ur-gi7_
17'. _{szim}ses_ ta-sak3 ana _kasz-sag szub_
18'. ina _mul4_ tusz-bat ina _a2-gu2-zi-ga_
19'. ba-lum pa-tan _nag_-ma i-ne-esz
20'. _ki-min {u2}sikil {u2}hab {szim}im-di {u2}eme ur-gi7_
21'. _had2-ra2_ ta#-sak3 szum-ma i-na _gesztin_ szum-ma i-na _ga_
22'. szum-ma i-na _kasz nag-nag_ la i-sa3-dar
23'. ina _u4 3(disz)-kam2 u4 1(disz)-kam2 nag_-ma i-ne-esz
  single ruling
24'. _DISZ na {uzu}ellag2_-su _gu7_-szu _murub4_-szu2 _tag-tag_-szu2 u3 _kasz3_-szu2 _gin7 kasz3 ansze babbar_
25'. _egir kasz3_-szu _mud2_ u2-kal-la-ma _na bi_ mu-s,a-am _gig_
26'. _2(disz) ma {szim}ses 2(disz) ma illu_ ba-lu-hi-im
27'. _2(disz) sila3 a-gesztin-na tesz2-bi_ ina _{dug}gan!(KAM)_ tu-szab-szal
28'. _sed i3-gesz bara2-ga_ ma-al-ma-lisz _hi-hi_
29'. mi-isz-lam ina _mud{zabar}_
30'. _sze3#_ musz3-tin-ni-su ta-sza-pak
31'. [mi]-isz#-lam ina _kasz-sag hi-hi_
32'. [ina _mul4]_ tusz#-bat ba-lum pa-tan _nag_-ma i-ne-esz
column 2
1'. _[DISZ na_ ina _gisz3_-szu2 _na4 szub_-a _na bi na3-gig]_
2'. {u2#}x x _had2#-ra2#?_ [...]
3'. _{u2}numun eme ur-gi7 had2-ra2#_ [...]
4'. ina _kasz-sag_ tara-sa3-an _ki nu tag-ge?_ [...]
5'. ba-lum pa-tan _nag_-ma i-[ne-esz]
  single ruling
6'. _ki-min {szim}ses {na4}{u2}nig2-bur3-bur3_ {u2}a-ar-_ku3-babbar_ [x x]
7'. _numun {u2}eme ur-gi7 numun {u2}gir2_-uh-ha-[ah]
8'. _{na4}pesz4-ansze szika nunuz ga-nu11{muszen#}_
9'. _u2-hi-a_ an-nu-ti _tesz2-bi_ ta-sak3
10'. ina _kasz-sag_ ba-lu pa-tan _nag_-ma
11'. ina _mud{zabar} sze3_ musz3-tin-ni-su _mu2_-[ah]
12'. ina _a kum2_ ir-ta-na-has,
13'. u3 i-ra-am tu-ba-har-ma i-[ne-esz]
  single ruling
14'. _ki 3(disz) {u2}eme ur-gi7 had2-ra2_ ta-sak3
15'. ina _kasz-sag_ tara-sa3-an ina _mul4_ tusz-bat
16'. ba-lu pa-tan _nag_-ma i-ne#-[esz]
  single ruling
17'. _ki 4(disz) i3 {gesz}erin a-gesztin-na hi-hi nig2-bur3-bur3_
18'. ina _mud{zabar} sze3_ musz3-tin-ni-su _dub#_-[ak]
19'. ina _u4 3(disz)-kam2_ u2-ga-am-ma-ra-am-ma i-[ne-esz]
  single ruling
20'. _ki 5(disz)?-ma u3 _kasz3_-szu2 u2-s,a-nu _{szim}ses_ ta-sak3#
21'. _ki_ ku-ru-un _dida_ u3 _ga kum2 hi-hi#_
22'. sza-ap-ti-szu _szesz2_-ma _kesz2-da#_
23'. _na4_ i-sza-ah-hu-uh
  single ruling
24'. _ki 6(disz) {szim}ses_ ta-sak3 ana _kasz <u4> 3(disz)-kam?_ sa-bi-i#? _[szub]_
25'. ina _mul4_ tusz-bat ina sze-ri _nag_-ma ne2-esz#
  single ruling
26'. _DISZ na na4 gig a {gesz}erin {gesz}szu-ur2-min3 {szim}li#_
27'. _gi du10-ga szim-hi-a_ ka-li-szu-nu _hi-[hi]_
28'. ina ka-li!(AD)-tu _bun2_-ma i-na a-he#-[e?]
29'. _igi_ musz3-tin-ni-su _nu dab_-bat
30'. ru-ub-s,u i-de-ek-ke-e-ma#?
31'. _gig nu zu_ u2-t,a-ab-szu-[ma]
32'. _ur2 {u2}eme ur-gi7 gu7_-ma i-ne-[esz]
reverse
column 1
1. _ki 2(disz) u2 {gesz}{u2}gir2_-uh-ha-ah# [... ta-sak3?]
2. _sig4-al#-[ur5]-ra#_ tu-um#-[ma-am]
3. ina _ugu dur2_-ma [i-ne-esz]
  single ruling
4. _ki 3(disz) numun {u2}eme ur-gi7 {u2}ukusz2-ti-[gi-la]_
5. _had2-ra2_ ta-sak3 ina _i3-gesz szub#?_-[ma i-ne-esz]
  single ruling
6. _ki 4(disz) {u2}ukusz2-hab_ ina _kasz nag_-ma [i-ne-esz]
  single ruling
7. _ki 5(disz) {u2}eme ur-gi7_ sza ina _zi_-ka _{d}utu [nu igi]_
8. _had2-ra2_ ta-sak3 ana _kasz {lu2}kurun2-na [szub_ ...]
9. ina _mul4_ tusz-bat ba-lum pa-tan _[nag_-ma i-ne-esz]
  single ruling
10. _ki 6(disz) {u2}gesztin ka5-a_ ana _kasz {lu2}[kurun2-na szub]_
11. ina _mul4_ tusz-bat _[nag_-ma i-ne-esz]
  single ruling
12. _ki 7(disz)_ ha-lu-la-a _had2-ra2_ ta-sak3 ina _mul4#_ [tusz-bat]
13. _nu sikil nu igi nag_-[ma i-ne-esz]
  single ruling
14. _ki 8(disz) szika nunuz ga-nu11{muszen}_ {u2}[x x x]
15. {u2}nu-s,a-ba _gesz {u2}gir2_-uh-ha-ah {u2#?}[x x]
16. _{u2}a-zal-la2 u4 7(disz)-kam u2-hi-[a_ an-nu-ti]
17. ina _a zu2-lum_ u3 _kasz-sag hi-hi_ [x x]
18. _nag_-ma i-ne-[esz]
  single ruling
19. _ki 9(disz) numun {u2}gir2_-<uh>-ha-ah _{u2}nig2-bur3-bur3 tesz2-bi_ ta-sak3#
20. ana _gesztin szub_ i-na _mul4_ tusz-bat _nag_-ma ne2-esz#
  single ruling
21. _ki 1(u)_ {na4}za-la-qu _{na4}ka-gi-na_ mu-s,a-am#
22. _an-zah {na4}pesz4-ansze {szim}ses_
23. _szika {gesz}nu-ur2-ma szika nunuz ga-nu11{muszen#}_
24. _an-zah ge6 nita_ u3 _munus_
25. {u2}a-ar-_ku3-babbar numun {gesz}szinig ka a-ab-[ba]_
26. _{u2}nig2-bur3-bur3_ {u2}tar-musz _{u2}gir2_-uh-ha-ah#
27. _numun {u2}eme ur-gi7 {u2}eme ur-gi7_
28. _numun {u2}dili tesz2-bi_ ta-sza-[qa]-al#?
29. ta-sak3 ina _i3-gesz_ u3 _i3-gesz bara2-ga hi-hi_
30. ana _igi {mul}uz3#_ tusz-bat ina sze-ri _nag-nag#_
31. la i-sa#-a-dar u3 _a kum2_
32. ir-ta-na-has, i#-ne#-esz#
column 2
1. _[ki_ x] 2(disz)# pa {gesz}szinig sig7 {u2}in-usz! gu2-nig2-ar3-ra_
2. _tesz2-bi gaz la2_-ma i-ne-esz
  single ruling
3. _[DISZ] na#_ ina _kasz3_-szu2 _mud2_ u2-tab-ba-kam _gin7! munus {gesz}tukul_ ma-hi#-is,#
4. _gu2-nig2-ar3-ra {u2}nu-luh!-ha naga si_
5. ina _kasz_ si-bi _nag-nag_-ma i-ne-esz
  single ruling
6. _DISZ na_ i-na-at,-ma# i-na _du_-szu ri-hu-us-su _du_-ma _nu zu_
7. _[gin7]_ sza# _munus-la_-szu _du_-ma ma-as,#-ra-ah
8. _kasz3#_-szu _u3-bu-bu-ul_ ma-li
9. _im-sahar-na4-kur-ra naga si_ ina _i3-gesz hi-hi_
10. ina _mud{zabar} sze3_ musz3-tin-ni-szu _dub_
11. u3 ina _i3-gesz_ u3 _kasz hi-hi_
12. _nag_-ma i-ne-esz
  single ruling
13. _DISZ na szir_-szu2 _gig gir2-tab had2-ra2_ ta-sak3
14. ina _kasz nag_-ma i-ne-esz
  single ruling
15. _DISZ na# szir-dili#? gir2-tab ti-la {dug}kal i3-gesz diri_
16. [ina?] _sza3# szub u4 1(u) 4(disz)-kam_ ina _gan uruda_ te-tem-me-er
17. _e11#_-ma _kasz# nag_-szu-ma# in-du-hal-la-ta-am
18. _had2-ra2_ ta-sak3 ana _sza3 hi-hi lu2_ szu-u3 sza-pu-li-szu _szesz2_
19. u3 _ib2-tag4 nag_-ma i-ne-esz
  single ruling
20. _ki 2(disz) eme-szid_ sza _edin_ tur-ar2 ta-sak3 ina _i3-gesz szesz2_
21. i-na _kasz nag_-ma i-ne-esz
  single ruling
22. _ki 3(disz) mu-ur3-ra{ku6} ti-la dab_-bat _kasz3!_-szu
23. ana ka#-sza isz-tan ana _id2 bar_-szi-ma i-ne-esz
  single ruling
24. _ki 4(disz) e2-gi4-a {d}utu_ x in-du-hal-la-ta sza _a-sza3_
25. ina _ga_ u3 {gesz#}gesztin#_ tu-szab-szal _nag_-ma ne2-esz
  single ruling
26. _ki 5(disz)_ ia#-ra-ra qa2-ta-an-tu2 sza _a-sza3_
27. [x ina] _i3-gesz?_ [tu]-szab#-[szal x] _nag_-ma i-ne-esz

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description: lo. half, 2cols, divided into sections
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  • primary: BAM 4, 396

    [Köcher1971BAM4] Köcher, Franz. 1971. Keilschrifttexte Aus Assur 4, Babylon, Nippur, Sippar, Uruk Und Unbekannter Herkunft. Vol. 4. Die Babylonisch-Assyrische Medizin in Texten Und Untersuchungen. De Gruyter.

  • history: Lutz, Henry F., AJSL 36 (1919) 080-083

    [sec51172] N.d.

  • citation: Civil, JNES 33, 336

    [sec51173] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: CBS 19801
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-05-28 at 09:13:12 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
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
2020-04-22 at 07:23:54 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-04-06 at 03:15:13 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-04-06 at 03:01:01 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-04-03 at 10:07:35 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-04-03 at 09:57:15 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-03-13 at 16:03:45 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-03-02 at 16:13:58 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-03-01 at 14:42:32 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-02-28 at 12:27:59 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-02-20 at 16:51:53 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-02-13 at 14:41:31 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-02-04 at 15:28:13 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2018-05-23 at 06:11:12 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2018-05-22 at 09:02:23 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2018-04-15 at 09:44:37 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2018-04-14 at 14:46:13 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale 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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“BAM 4, 396 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). May 28, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P270002.
BAM 4, 396 artifact entry (No. P270002). (2024, May 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P270002 (Original work published 2005)
BAM 4, 396 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P270002 (Accessed: June 17, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-17]},
	year = {2024},
	month = {may 28},
	title = {BAM 4, 396 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P270002},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P270002},
}

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