CDLI Literary 000782, ex. 029 (P276062)

Literary tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 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

N 0901

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 5.06.01 Instructions of Shuruppak (witness) Instructions of Shuruppak; 10x10 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. tesz2 [...]
2'. ga2-e [...]
3'. dam x [...]
4'. lu2 hun-x-[...]
5'. {kusz}lu-[...]
6'. {kusz}[...]
7'. ga2-[...]
8'. ga-ba#-[...]
9'. dumu-nita-[...]
10'. dumu-[...]
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. geme2-gim# [...]
2'. dumu-mu geme2-gim# [...]
3'. asz2 du11-du11-[...]
4'. igi-tum3 la2 [...]
5'. gu3 mur-re
6'. asz2 di nig2-NE-[...]
7'. inim diri x [...]
8'. mu gun3-gun3-[...]
9'. inim szed3#-[...]
  rest broken

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
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description: left edge
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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 5.06.01 Instructions of Shuruppak (witness) Instructions of Shuruppak; 10x10 lines)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: Alster, Shuruppak, 026, N 0901

    [Alster1974Shuruppak] Alster, Bendt. 1974. The Instructions of Suruppak : A Sumerian Proverb Collection.

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  • Museum No.: N 0901
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-15 at 20:22:28 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing 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
2015-11-26 at 17:00:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-10-10 at 07:43:34 Wagensonner, Klaus Atf Wagensonner, Klaus CDLI approved View
2005-10-24 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Fitzgerald, Madeleine; Peterson, Jeremiah Penn Museum CDLI approved View

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

Composite Score
CDLI Literary 000782 (Instructions of Shuruppak) composite (P478969) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000782, Ex. 029 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276062.
CDLI Literary 000782, ex. 029 artifact entry (No. P276062). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276062 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000782, ex. 029 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276062 (Accessed: April 19, 2024).
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