CDLI Literary 000476, ex. 002 & RIME 4.01.04.15, ex. 01 (P276469)

Literary tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 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 1320

Period

Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary, Official or display (witness; witness ETCSL 2.5.4.27 Ishme-Dagan AA; Hymn; Isme-Dagan Text; unplaced; mentions Nippur, Isin, Eridu et al.;9x10 lines; cf. duplicate UM29-15-173)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Witness

tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. [x x (x)] x x [...]
2'. {uruda}du8#? mah#? ni2 gal-le-esz [...]
3'. bara2 ku3-za# bi2-in-[x]
4'. ug3-e u6 di-de3#
5'. kin gal unu7 gal-za#
6'. u4 ul-li2-a-sze3 sa2 du11-sze3 ma-ra-ni-[x]
7'. {gesz}mi#-tum# sag ninnu ki-bala gul-gul-lu
8'. [x x] bara2! mah-zu-sze3 pa3-[da]
9'. [i3]-si#-in{ki} iri{ki} nam-lugal#-[la-ka]
10'. {[d]}isz#-me-{d}da-gan-e kin x [x (x)]
reverse
1. mu ninnu ma-ra-an#-x-x
2. nibru{ki} iri ul ki gar#?-[ra]
3. i3-si-in{ki}-ta ma-ra#-an#-[...]
4. e2-szu-me-sza4 ki-tusz mah ni2 gur3#-[ru]
5. ka2 igi szu-galam ki nam-tar-re-[dam]
6. u6 di-de3 ma-ra-an-[...]
7. {d}isz#-me-{d}da-gan u2-a nibru#[{ki}-a]
8. sag#-us2 uri2{ki#}-[ma]
9. [u4-da] gub# eridu[{ki}-ga]
10. [en unu{ki}-ga] lugal i3-[si-in{ki}-na]
  rest broken

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)
Consult word list of Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description: lower end
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  • Genre(s): Literary, Official or display (witness; witness ETCSL 2.5.4.27 Ishme-Dagan AA; Hymn; Isme-Dagan Text; unplaced; mentions Nippur, Isin, Eridu et al.;9x10 lines; cf. duplicate UM29-15-173)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


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  • Museum No.: N 1320
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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
2013-02-13 at 13:10:53 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. 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 000476 (Ishme-Dagan AA) composite (P491660) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000476, Ex. 002 & RIME 4.01.04.15, Ex. 01 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276469.
CDLI Literary 000476, ex. 002 & RIME 4.01.04.15, ex. 01 artifact entry (No. P276469). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276469 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000476, ex. 002 & RIME 4.01.04.15, ex. 01 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276469 (Accessed: April 19, 2024).
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	month = {jun 15},
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	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276469},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276469},
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