WAM 41.0163 (P272835)

Official or display tablet excavated in Uncertain (mod. uncertain), dated to the Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC) period and now kept in Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Museum Number

WAM 41.0163

Period

Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)

Provenience

uncertain (mod. uncertain)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Sedimentary rock > Limestone

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Official or display (witness)

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

550.0 mm × 510.0 mm

Witness

tablet
1. a-na {d}na3 _en-mah_ a-szib e2-zi-da
 en: To Nabu, exalted lord, who dwells in Ezida,
2. sza2 _sza3_ nina{ki} _en_-szu2 {disz}{d}aszszur-du3-ibila _man kur_ aszszur
 en: which is in Nineve, his lord: (I) Assurnasirpal, king of Assyria
3. i-risz-ti hi#-szah-ti _dingir_-ti-szu2 _gal_-ti
 en: the one who is longed for and destined by his great divinity,
4. sza2 ina _gar_ i-ku#-szu2# u in ur-ti#-szu2 _dugud_-ti
 en: who, at the issuing of his order and the giving of his solemn decree
5. ina mit-hu-s,i _bad5#-bad5# ku5_-su _sag#-du_ {disz}te-um-man
 en: (after) defeating (him) in battle, cut off the head of Teumman,
6. _man_ {kur}elam{ki} u {disz}um#-man#-i#-gasz# {disz#}tam#-ma#-ri#-tu#
 en: king of Elam. And Ummanigash, Tammaritu,
7. {disz}pa-a'-e {disz}um-man-al-dasz sza2 _egir#_ {disz#}te#-[um-man]
 en: Pa'e, Ummanaldash, who before Teumman
8. _du3_-szu2 _man_-ut {kur}elam{ki} ina qi2#-[bi-ti-szu2 _gal_]-ti
 en: exercised kingship over Elam, by his great command
9. qa-ti _kur_-su-nu-ti-ma# [ina _{gesz}sza2_ sza2-da]-di#
 en: he captured them. To my sedan chair,
10. ru-kub _pirig3#_-ti#-ia# _la2#_-[su-nu]-ti
 en: my royal conveyance, I yoked them.
11. u ina _tukul_-ti-szu2 _gal_-ti ina# [kul]-lat _nigin kur kur_
 en: with his great help in all the lands,
12. _gar# gar_#-[nu si-mat ina _u4_]-me-szu _kisal e2_ {d}na3
 en: I established order. At that time, the court of the house of Nabu,
13. _en#_-ia2# ina# pi#-i#-li esz-qi2 szi-kit-ta-szu2
 en: my lord, with massive limestone, its construction,
14. u2-rab-bi ana szat-ti {d}na3 ha-disz _igi-bar_-ma
 en: I enlarged. May Nabu look joyfully upon it.
15. lim-ma-hir _igi_-uk-ka# ina ti-kip _santak4_-ki-ka
 en: May he find it acceptable in the impression of its wedges.
16. ki-e-ni _tin u4-mesz# egir-mesz_ li-s,a-a
 en: May the order for a life of long days come forth
17. szap-tuk-ka _du-du_#-ku e2-zi-da
 en: from your lips. Walking in Ezida
18. ina _igi dingir_-ti-ka li#-lab-bi-ra _giri3_-a-a
 en: in your divine presence, may my path grow old.

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)
Consult word list of Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet Artifact type comments:

    Assyrian Grey Limestone Tablet

  • Material: Sedimentary rock > Limestone
  • Measurements (mm): 550.0 high × 510.0 wide
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  • Condition Description: In four pieces, the inscription features the name of Assurbanipal.
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  • Artifact comments:

    Assyrian Grey Limestone Tablet


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  • Museum No.: WAM 41.0163
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2019-08-15 at 09:32:31 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Lafont, Bertrand CDLI approved View
2018-11-27 at 08:19:23 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2006-10-12 at 12:38:43 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
1970-01-01 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Ajango, Kelsey M.; Englund, Robert K.; Friberg, Jöran; Goetze, Albrecht; Kienast, Burkhart; Kraus, Nicholas CDLI approved View

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This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
Dummy composite "needed" (P546835) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“WAM 41.0163 Artifact Entry.” 1970. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). January 1, 1970. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272835.
WAM 41.0163 artifact entry (No. P272835). (1970, January 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272835
WAM 41.0163 artifact entry (1970) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272835 (Accessed: July 23, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-23]},
	year = {1970},
	month = {jan 1},
	title = {WAM 41.0163 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272835},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272835},
}

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