CDLI Literary 000575, ex. 005 (P276690)

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 1562

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 3.03.03 Letter from Lugal-nesage to King (witness) Literary letter B 8; 10x2 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
1. [lugal {d}]utu-gin7 sza3 kalam#-ma#
2. [mu]-un-zalag-ga
3. [u3]-na#-du11
4. [i-{d}utu] ab-sin2 [ib2-ta-an]-zi#-ga
5. [ti-id-nu]-um-e# szu# bi2#-in#-gar#
6. [szibir-bi] mu#-un#-dab5-ba
7. [lugal idim-bi-sze3] x#-szid-de3-a
8. [u3-na-de3]-tah
9. [{disz}lugal-nesag-ge26 dumu] nibru#{ki}
10. [ARAD2-zu na-ab-be2]-a#
11. [x x]
12. [...] x# x [x?]

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):
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description: upper right corner
  • Join Information:
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  • history: Ali, Fadhil A., Letters (1964) 092, pl.49,

    [sec53895] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: N 1562
  • Accession No.:

  • 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
2018-05-17 at 15:36:44 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2014-11-21 at 08:56:22 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2011-10-07 at 07:39:03 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 000575 (Lugal-nesage to King) composite (P479851) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000575, Ex. 005 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276690.
CDLI Literary 000575, ex. 005 artifact entry (No. P276690). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276690 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000575, ex. 005 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276690 (Accessed: April 19, 2024).
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