CDLI Literary 000563, ex. 004 & 000564, ex. 011 (P276651)

Literary letter and letter-prayer 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 1513

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary > Literary letter and letter-prayer (ETCSL 3.02.02 Letter from Iddin-Dagan to Suen-illat about Troops (witness); ETCS)

Language(s)

Sumerian

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Witness

tablet
obverse
1. [{d}i-din]-{d#}da#-gan# lugal-zu [na]-ab-be2-a
2. [kaskal-mu ni2]-tuku# sag gi4-a gu2 i7#-da# min-a-bi mu#-da#-[ab-bala-e]
3. [ka]-ku-la-tum-sze3# gaba#-ri# gi7#-da#-zu#-u3#-ne#
4. {d}lamma# {d#}da#-[gan] {d}kab#-ta u3 {d#}en#-lil2-le#?-ke4#? erin2-na# gu2 bi2-ri#
5. me-lam2-mu kalam-ma ba-e-dul
6. u3 za-e nam-ur#-sag# nam-kal-ga#-zu
7. kur-BAD?-bi-sze3# ba-e-te#?
8. [lu2]-kur2 [dab5-ba] ba-an-[da-an-ku4]
9. erin2# lugal-[a iri-ta] e3#-a-ba#
10. ugnim#-[ma igi im-mi]-x-di-de3-x
11. lugal-mu-ra u3#-na#-[a-du11]

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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  • Condition Description: corners worn
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  • history: Ali, Fadhil A., Letters (1964) 067,

    [sec53887] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: N 1513
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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
2011-07-19 at 12:11:11 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. 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 000563 (Iddin-Dagan to Sin-illat) composite (P479854) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000563, Ex. 004 & 000564, Ex. 011 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276651.
CDLI Literary 000563, ex. 004 & 000564, ex. 011 artifact entry (No. P276651). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276651 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000563, ex. 004 & 000564, ex. 011 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276651 (Accessed: April 19, 2024).
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