CDLI Literary needed, ex. nn ? (P274223)

Literary tablet excavated in Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 078666

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 4.32.99 Utu Fragments (witness) (CHECK))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

48.0 mm × 58.0 mm

Witness

tablet
  (Akk. translation is written in smaller signs)
obverse
1a. _igi-nigin2 sza3 nig2-nam-ma mu sa4-a
1b. ba-ri lib-bi mi-im-ma szum-szu sza szu-ma-am na-bu-u2
2a. _igi nigin2 a-ab-ba-ke4 sig igi-nim-ma_
2b. ha-i11{i}-it, a-ia-a-ma e-li-tim u3 sza#-ap#-li#-tim
3a. _im an-na-ke4 a-bi szum2-mu sze-gu#-[nu?_ ...]
3b. sza zu-un-na i-na AN# [...]
4a. _i7 mah-e_ [...]
4b. na-ru#-[um ...]
5a. _kur gal bad{+szi}-da_ [...]
5b. er#?-s,e2-tum#? [...]
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1a'. _alim mah te-en-bi#_ [...]
1b'. a-na kab-ti s,i-ri si# [...]
2a'. _di-ku5 e2-kur-ra_ [...] kesz2? [...]
2b'. a-na da-ia-an e2-kur sza di-[nim u3 pu-ru-us-se-e-em ...]
3a'. _e2 an-gin7 szu nu-te-ge26 e2 esz-bar#-ra#_ [...]
3b'. bi-tum sza ki-ma _an_ qa2-tum la i-t,e4-hu bi#-it pu-ru-[us-se-e ...]
4a'. an za-gin3-na bal-bal-e_ [...]
4b'. sza-mu-u2 el-lu-tum up-ta#-tu#-szum
5a'. _nig2-gi nig2-si-sa2 ki x? ag2-[ge26_]
5b'. na-ra-am ki-it-tim u3 mi-sza-ri-[im]
6a'. _ki-a dagal-la u4 dul-e-de3_
6b'. er-s,e-tum ra-pa-asz-tum ut-ta-wa-ar-szu
7a'. _lugal kur-kur dingir {d}a-nun-ma-ke4-e-ne ud5-sag an-ki-a_
7b'. szar ki-isz-sza-tim i-na i-li e-nu-na-ki! a-sza-re-ed _an u3 ki_
8a'. _dingir ir9 a-zu babbar2-ra_
8b'. i-lum nam-rum ba!-ru-u2 eb-ba

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
  • Measurements (mm): 48.0 high × 58.0 wide
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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 4.32.99 Utu Fragments (witness) (CHECK))
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: CT 58, 28

    [Alster1990CT58] Alster, Bendt, and Markham J. Geller. 1990. Sumerian Literary Texts. Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum 58. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.

  • history: ASJ 12, p.1-14,

    [Alster1990hymns] Alster, Bendt, and Ulla Jeyes. 1990. “Two Utu Hymns and a Copy of a Royal Inscription.” Acta Sumerologica 12: 1–14.

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  • Museum No.: BM 078666
  • Accession No.: 1888-05-12 Bu, 0577

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:39:11 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-06-15 at 20:22:28 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-06-01 at 09:44:24 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Novotny, Jamie; Rattenborg, Rune Rattenborg, Rune 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
2021-11-08 at 19:17:39 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2005-08-28 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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
“CDLI Literary Needed, Ex. Nn ? Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P274223.
CDLI Literary needed, ex. nn ? artifact entry (No. P274223). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P274223 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary needed, ex. nn ? artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P274223 (Accessed: April 13, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
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	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P274223},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P274223},
}

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