CDLI Literary 000365, ex. 070 (P276985)

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 1870 + N 2923 + N 3138 (+) N 2422

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 1.08.01.05 Gilgamesh and Huwawa A ('Decad no. 10') (witness))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has fragments Witness

tablet
obverse
1. {d}utu-ra [...] inim ga-mu-ra-ab-du11
2. {d}utu ama tu-da#-[...] a-a bulug3#-ga2-gu10 mu!-um-zu#
3. [...] za-e mu#-un#-[x x]
4. [...] zi-ki-a ma#-[x x] [...] ma-an-pa3#
5. [...] ki# za nam-ba-an-tum3
6. [...]-ga#-mes# [x x]-ra sza3-ga-ni arhusz ba-ni-in-tuku
7. [...]-ra# gu3 mu-un-na-de2-e
8. [...] ha-ba-gi4
9. [...] he2#-gi4-gi4
10. [...]-mes-e inim mu#-ni-ib2-gi4-gi4
11. [x x] dim2-ma nu-tuku
12. [...] nam-tar nu-ub-zu-zu
13. [...]
14. [x x]-ba# ur2 ama-na-sze3# [...]
15. [...] ama# tu-ud-da-zu# [...]
16. [hu]-wa#-wa en-ki-du10-ra [...]
17. [x]-ra {d}en-ki-du10 [...]
18. lu2 hug-ga2# sza3-gal im-ma#!(BA)-hug eger# [...] inim mu-na-ab#-[x x]
reverse
1. ur5-gin7 hu-mu-na-ab-[...]
2. gu2-ni im-ma-ku5# [...]
3. sza3# {kusz}a-ga2-la2-ke4 [...]
4. [...]-lil2#-la2-sze3 [...]
5. [...]-en#-lil2-la2-sze3 [...]
6. [...]-wa#-wa-ke4 igi# [...]
7. [...]
8. [...] x# [...]
  n lines broken
9'. [...] 1(disz)-ta-am3 [...]
10'. [...] a-sza3-sze3 ba-an#-[x]
11'. [...] i7-da-sze3 ba-an-sum#
12'. [...] gisz-gi-sze3 ba-an-sum
13'. [...] ur-mah-sze3 ba-an-sum
14'. [...] e2-gal-sze3# ba-an-sum
15'. [...]-ma# tir-tir-sze3 ba-an-sum
16'. [...]-ma# ni2 te-a-ni# ba-an-ti
17'. kal#-[x] {d}bil4-ga-mes mi2-du11-ga
18'. {d}nisaba za3-mi2

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
  • This artifact is composed of fragments.
  • Condition Description: upper right corner and part of left
  • Join Information:
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  • Seal information:
  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 1.08.01.05 Gilgamesh and Huwawa A ('Decad no. 10') (witness))
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: Edzard, Dietz Otto, ZA 080 (1990) 194-195,

    [sec53936] N.d.

  • citation: cf. Edzard, Dietz Otto, ZA 81 (1991),165-233,

    [sec53937] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: N 1870 + N 2923 + N 3138 (+) N 2422
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
  • Elevation:
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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
2012-05-14 at 06:00:37 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 000365 (Gilgamesh and Huwawa A) composite (P480190) View the score

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes:

P276985 leadP276985 lead

Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000365, Ex. 070 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276985.
CDLI Literary 000365, ex. 070 artifact entry (No. P276985). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276985 (Original work published 2005)
CDLI Literary 000365, ex. 070 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276985 (Accessed: April 19, 2024).
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	month = {jun 15},
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	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276985},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276985},
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