CDLI Literary 000347, ex. 020 (P276849)

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 1729

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 1.04.03 Dumuzi’s Dream (witness) Dumuzi's Dream; 7x5 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

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Witness

tablet
obverse
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1. [...] x [...]
2. ama#-gu10# ninda 5(disz)#-[am3] [...]
3. ama#-gu10 ninda 1(u) x [...]
4. u4#-da ug5#-ge-gu10# [...]
5. edin-e ugu-gu10 inim mu#?-[...]
6. [nin9-ban3]-da#-gu10-gin7 er2-gu10# [he2-sze8-sze8]
7. [...] [i]-lu# ba-nu2#
8. [...] [ma-mu2]-de3 ba-[nu2]
reverse
1. [...] x [...]
2. igi-[ni] szu bi2-[in-gur10] [...] x
3. tum2#-mu#-un#-ze2#-en# tum2#-[mu-un]-ze2#-en# nin9#-gu10 [tum2-mu]-un#-ze2-en#
4. {d}gesztin#-an#-na#-gu10 [tum2]-mu#-un-ze2-en# nin9#?-[gu10 tum2]-mu-un-ze2-en#
5. [...] [tum2]-mu#-un#-ze#-[en] [...]
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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: lower end, much damaged
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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 1.04.03 Dumuzi’s Dream (witness) Dumuzi's Dream; 7x5 lines)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: Alster, Dumuzi, 045 G, pl. VI-VII

    [Alster1972Dumuzi] Alster, Bendt. 1972. Dumuzi’s Dream. Aspects of Oral Poetry in a Sumerian Myth. Mesopotamia 1. Copenhagen : Akademisk Forlag, D.B.K.

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  • Museum No.: N 1729
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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
2012-10-25 at 05:06:55 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 000347 (Dumuzi's Dream) composite (P469528) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000347, Ex. 020 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276849.
CDLI Literary 000347, ex. 020 artifact entry (No. P276849). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276849 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000347, ex. 020 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276849 (Accessed: April 15, 2024).
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	month = {jun 15},
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	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276849},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276849},
}

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