EA 217 (P271060)

Tablet excavated in Akhetaten (mod. el-Amarna), dated to the Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC) period and now kept in Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

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Museum Collection(s)

Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Museum Number

VAT 01604

Period

Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

Provenience

Akhetaten (mod. el-Amarna)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na _lugal# en_-ia#
2. qi2#-bi2#-ma#
3. um-ma {disz}ah#-[...]
4. _ARAD2_-ka# a-na# _giri3-mesz_
5. _lugal en#_-[ia _{d}]utu#_-[ia]
6. 7(disz) u3 [7(disz)-ta]-an#
7. am-qut isz#-ti-mi
8. gab2-bi# a-wa-ti
9. _lugal# en#_-[ia u3]
10. a-nu-ma# [...]
11. x x [...]
reverse
1. _lugal# [en_-ia]
2. u3 mi-ia#-[mi]
3. [a-na]-ku# [_ur-gi7_ u3 la-a]
4. isz#-ti-[mu a-na]
5. {disz}ma#-ya# _{lu2#}[maszkim]_
6. _lugal# en#_-[ia]
7. u3 yu#-szi#-ra#-am#
8. _lugal# en#_-ia# _erin2#-mesz_
9. a-na# _kur_-szu ki-ma us,#-s,ur#
10. _lu2-mesz_ sza la-a ti#-[esz]-mu#
11. a-na {disz}ma-ya szu-nu ti-[...]
12. gab2#-ba-nu

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: EA, EA 217

    [Knudtzon1915EA] Knudtzon, Jørgen A. 1915. Die El-Amarna-Tafeln. Leipzig : J. C. Hinrichs.

  • history: Moran Amarna letters, p. 284-285 (translation) [1992]

    [Moran1992Amarna] Moran, William L. 1992. The Amarna Letters. Baltimore ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press.

  • history: VS 11, 124

    [Schroeder1915VS11] Schroeder, Otto. 1915. Die Tontafeln von El-Amarna. Erster Teil. Vorderasiatische Schriftdenkmäler Der Königlichen Museen Zu Berlin, Heft 11. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs.

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  • Museum No.: VAT 01604
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-07-10 at 18:15:14 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-07-01 at 13:31:10 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-06-15 at 19:55:18 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-05-31 at 20:37:46 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Novotny, Jamie; Rattenborg, Rune Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2013-03-20 at 09:46:23 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2005-05-23 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“EA 217 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). July 10, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P271060.
EA 217 artifact entry (No. P271060). (2024, July 10). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P271060 (Original work published 2005)
EA 217 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P271060 (Accessed: July 16, 2024).
@misc{2024EA,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-16]},
	year = {2024},
	month = {jul 10},
	title = {EA 217 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P271060},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P271060},
}

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