CDLI Literary 000339, ex. 022 (P346101)

Literary tablet excavated in Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 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

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (ETCSL 1.03.02 Inanna and Ebih ('Decad no. 08') (witness))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. [...]-ka# gal2 ba-an#-[...]
 en: She opened the house of battle
2'. [...] za#!?-gin3-na szu ba-an-[...]
 en: She pushed the door of lapis
3'. [...] ba#?-ra-an-e3 u4 gal ki bi2-in-us2#
 en: She brought out supreme battle, she founded a great storm
4'. [...] mah#-a sa i-ni-in-sa3-x?
 en: The woman levelled the (bow)string with the supreme arrow
5'. [...] mar-ru10 sa2 bi2-in-du11
 en: Holy Inanna clutched(?) the quiver
6'. [...]-ga#? sahar su#? bi2#-ib#-zi-x
 en: The risen storm(wind) raised up devastation(?)
7'. [...]-ga#? szika# [...]
 en: A risen evil wind was ... potsherds
8'. [...] x [...]
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. [...] x [...]
  blank space

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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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL 1.03.02 Inanna and Ebih ('Decad no. 08') (witness))
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: UET 6, 0016

    [Gadd1963] Gadd, Cyril J., and Aaron Shaffer. 1963, 1966.

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  • Museum No.: BM —
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  • Provenience: Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
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  • Excavation No: U —
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-15 at 20:34:30 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2019-06-09 at 20:47:51 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2019-05-29 at 21:02:00 Englund, Robert K. Atf Peterson, Jeremiah CDLI approved View
2006-11-02 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Foxvog, Daniel A.; Guerra, Dylan; Peterson, Jeremiah; Veldhuis, Niek; Wolfe, Jared N. CDLI approved View

This artifact is a witness to the following composite(s):

Composite Score
CDLI Literary 000339 (Inanna and Ebih) composite (P469521) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000339, Ex. 022 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346101.
CDLI Literary 000339, ex. 022 artifact entry (No. P346101). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346101 (Original work published 2006)
CDLI Literary 000339, ex. 022 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346101 (Accessed: June 18, 2024).
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	month = {jun 15},
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	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346101},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346101},
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