CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 141 (P279676)

Wisdom or proverb 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 5402 + N 5667 + N 5694

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary > Wisdom or proverb (ETCSL 6.01.02 Proverbs Collection 02 (witness) School; 6 lines)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

75.0 × 54.0 × 16.0

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 75.0 high × 54.0 wide × 16.0 thick
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • Condition Description: surface damaged
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  • N.d. [Peterson, Jeremiah, BPAO 09 (2011) 245 (1393184)]

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  • Museum No.: N 5402 + N 5667 + N 5694
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Cite this Artifact

“CDLI Literary 000796, Ex. 141 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P279676.

CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 141 artifact entry (No. P279676). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P279676 (Original work published 2005)

CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 141 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P279676 (Accessed: February 7, 2023).

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