SA 197 (P273656)

Letter tablet dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Special Collections and Archives, John T. Richardson Library, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Special Collections and Archives, John T. Richardson Library, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Museum Number

Souvay 80

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

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Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

82.0 mm × 48.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. a#-na# wa-tar-{d}utu
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma {d}suen-u2-s,e2-li-ma
4. {d}utu u3 {d}nergal
5. li-ba-al-li-t,u3-ka
6. asz-zum _sag10 tug2-hi-a_ sza a-na s,u2-ha-re-e
7. ta#-ad#-di-nu _ku3-babbar 1(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2_ ma-di
8. _i3-gesz_ sza ta-ad-di-nu-szu-nu-szi
9. _1(ban2) i3-gesz_ ma-di
10. _2(disz) gin2 igi-4(disz)-gal2 ku3-babbar_ sza {disz}u-bar-{d}utu
11. u2-ul ta-ad-di-in
12. u3 _1(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar ku3-sig17_
13. i-na qa2-ti-i-ka
14. _ku3-babbar_ an-ni-a-am# u2-ul ta-na-di-in#-szu#-nu-szi-im-ma
15. pi-ha-tum u2-ul i-il-qu2
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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 82.0 high × 48.0 wide
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  • primary: Jean, SA, 197

    [Jean1923SA] Jean, Charles-François. 1923. Šumer et Akkad. Contribution à l’histoire de La Civilisation Dans La Basse-Mésopotamie. Paris: Paul Geuthner.

  • history: StLouis, 195

    [Freedman1975StLouis] Freedman, R. David. 1975. “The Cuneiform Tablets in St. Louis.” Phdthesis.

  • history: YOS 15, 60

    [Goetze2009YOS15] Goetze, Albrecht. 2009. Cuneiform Texts from Various Collections. Yale Oriental Series, Babylonian Texts 15. New Haven: Yale University Press.

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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-05-27 at 18:55:52 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2021-04-11 at 11:48:30 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2005-08-05 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“SA 197 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). May 27, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P273656.
SA 197 artifact entry (No. P273656). (2024, May 27). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P273656 (Original work published 2005)
SA 197 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P273656 (Accessed: July 16, 2024).
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	year = {2024},
	month = {may 27},
	title = {SA 197 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P273656},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P273656},
}

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