CT 18, pl. 05, K 04193 + (P346038)

Lexical tablet excavated in Nineveh (mod. Kuyunjik), dated to the Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM —

Period

Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)

Provenience

Nineveh (mod. Kuyunjik)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Lexical (an-shamu probably = explicit malku-sharru)

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

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Has fragments

tablet
obverse
column 1
1. [...] = [sza2]-mu#-u2
2. [...] = [er-s,e]-tum?#
  in 2nd sub col.: A. Kilmer ms. reads tu2, CT 18 copy looks like beginning of TUM or end of S,E; line needs coll.
  n lines broken
3'. [sza2-gal]-mu#-[szu] = [pu]-luh#-tum#
4'. [x]-di-x = [pu]-luh-tum
  in 1st sub col.: x collated as "head of wedge in middle of line"; in 2nd sub col.: 2nd sign is "clear LUH"
5'. ga#-la-du = [...]
  in 2nd sub col.: probably restore: [pa-la-hu]
6'. pa#-qa-du = [...]
  in 2nd sub col.: probably restore: [pa-la-hu]
7'. sza2-gal-lu-szu = [pa]-la-hu#
8'. [pit]-qu-du = pa#-la-hu
9'. [te-le]-'-[u?] = le-'-u
  in 1st sub col.: no U may not be present in break
10'. [...] = mu-du-u
11'. [...] = mu-du-u
12'. [ha-as]-su# = mu-du-u
  in 1st sub col.: su# = 2 vertical wedges at left break
13'. [an-gal]-lu# = mu-du-u
  in 1st sub col.: lu# = 2(+) vertical wedges at left break
14'. [igi-gal]-lu# = mu-du-u
  in 1st sub col.: lu# = vertical wedge head at left break
15'. [...] = mu-du-u
16'. [...] = ma#-ta-a-ti
17'. [...] = [ma]-ta#-a-ti
column 2
1. da-ad-mu = a-la-a-[ni]
2. ma#-ha-zu = a-la-a-ni
3. [esz]-re-e-tum = a-la-a-ni
4. [ab]-ra#-a-ti = UN-MESZ
5. [te]-ni?#-sze#-e-ti = UN#-[MESZ]
  in 1st sub col.: ni?# = top part of upper horizontal wedge head(?) acc. $ n lines broken
6'. ge-ru?#-[u?] = [...]
  in 1st sub col.: ru?# = "just a head, but lower than in copy, OK for RU"
7'. pu-uh-pu-hu# = [...]
8'. sza2-ga-pu-ru = [...]
9'. qap-szu = [...]
10'. qa-mu-u = sza2-ra#-[pu]
11'. qi-a-szu2 = sza2-ra#-[pu]
12'. a-bu-bu = bu-ub-bu#-[lu]
13'. ta-nu-qa-tum = ik-kil-[lu]
14'. ri-ig-mu = ik-ki-[lu]
column 3
  broken
reverse
column 1
  broken
column 2
1. tu-lu-lu = [...]
2. u2-bu-u = [...]
3. na-la-szu = [...]
4. szu-ri-pu = [...]
5. szal-gu# = [...]
6. sar-bu = [...]
7. hub2-bu = [...]
8. ha-ba-bu = [...]
9. ra-a-t,u3 = [...]
10. hat-tum# = [...]
11. li-'-[bu] = [...]
12. im-[mu] = [...]
13. be-en#-[nu] = [...]
14. SZU-DINGIR#-[RA] = [...]
15. ar#-[mu-tum?] = [...]
  n lines broken
16'. um#-[ma-nu] = [...]
17'. ka#-[ra-szu] = [...]
18'. sa-x-[x] = [...]
  in 1st sub col.: x = initial horizontal wedge head acc. CT 18 copy; perhaps read: sa-ma?#-[szu?]; needs coll.
19'. ba-as,#-[s,u] = [...]
20'. esz-sze-bu-[u] = [...]
21'. pa-ru-[u] = [...]
22'. musz-szu-ru# = [...]
23'. zab-bu = [...]
24'. i-sin-nu-u = [...]
25'. a-pi-lu-u = [...]
26'. kur-gar-ru-u = [...]
column 3
1. [...] = [ku]-lu-'
2. [...] = [ku]-lu-'
3. [...] = [an]-da#-ra-ru
  in 2nd sub col.: da# = lower part of winkelhaken crossed by 2 vertical wedges
4. [...] = mi-ih-rum
5. [...]-u = mi-is qa-ti
  in 1st sub col. perhaps read: [SZU-LUH]-u "washbowl"
6. [...]-u = szu-u4-du-u
  in 1st sub col. perhaps restore: [te-le-']-u
7. [masz]-szu#-u = SZESZ-MESZ-i
8. [ta]-li-mu = SZESZ-MESZ-i
9. im#-nu = SZESZ-MESZ-i
10. at#-hu-u = SZESZ-MESZ-i
11. [it]-ba#-rum = tap-pu-u
12. [ru]-u8#-a-szu = tap-pu-u
13. [ib]-ru = tap-pu-u
14. [ru]-u8#-a = tap-pu-u
15. [...] = qar-ra-du
  n lines broken
  blank space

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)
Consult word list of Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Artifact Preservation: fragment
  • This artifact is composed of fragments.
  • Condition Description:
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  • Genre(s): Lexical (an-shamu probably = explicit malku-sharru)
  • Language(s): Akkadian


  • primary: CT 18, 05, K 04193 +

    [Thompson1904CT18] Thompson, R. Campbell. 1904. Cuneiform Texts. Cuneiform Texts From Babylonian Tablets In The British Museum 18.

  • history: RA 17 (pp. 117-206), 173, K 14813

    [Meek1920RA17] Meek, Theophile J. 1920. “Some Explanatory Lists and Grammatical Texts.” Revue d’Assyriologie et d’Archéologie Orientale 17 (3): 117–206.

  • history: Meissner Supplement, Supp. 10

    [Meissner1898Supp] Meissner, Bruno. 1898. Supplement Zu Den Assyrischen Wörterbüchern.

  • history: CT 18, 24, K 04219

    [Thompson1904CT18] Thompson, R. Campbell. 1904. Cuneiform Texts. Cuneiform Texts From Babylonian Tablets In The British Museum 18.

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  • Museum No.: BM —
  • Accession No.: K 04193 (+) K 04219 + K 14813

  • Provenience: Nineveh (mod. Kuyunjik)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-06-03 at 14:11:18 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-05-24 at 09:38:36 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-09-09 at 18:41:45 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-07-05 at 18:51:39 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-06-15 at 20:34:30 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-06-01 at 15:26:27 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Novotny, Jamie; Rattenborg, Rune Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-21 at 07:42:50 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2017-10-27 at 09:15:02 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2011-11-12 at 23:04:48 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2008-05-26 at 05:21:21 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2006-08-17 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Veldhuis, Niek CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CT 18, Pl. 05, K 04193 + Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 3, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346038.
CT 18, pl. 05, K 04193 + artifact entry (No. P346038). (2024, June 3). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346038 (Original work published 2006)
CT 18, pl. 05, K 04193 + artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346038 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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	year = {2024},
	month = {jun 3},
	title = {CT 18, pl. 05, {K} 04193 + artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346038},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346038},
}

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