CDLI Literary 000736, ex. 010 (P346160)

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 4.28.01 Nungal A ('Decad no. 09') (witness))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
1. lu2 e2 munus-e nig2 mi2 du11-ga
 en: That man in(?) the “house of the woman"(?) is something that is cared for(?)
2. sahar e2-ga2-na tug2 gin6-na-a-ni#? x x
 en: In(?) the dust of my(!?) house his “true"(?) garment ...
3. sul dingir-ra-a-ni x# la-ba-ni-x
 en: The young man has not ... his god
4. e2-gu10 kurun dab5!-ba-gin7 lu2 AN
 en: My house (brings) the sky/god(?) (down for the man) as if seized by liquor (i.e., drunk?)
5. musz gir2 e2 ku10-ku10-ga nig2-me-gar su13#?-ga
 en: Snakes and scorpions have filled the darkened house with stunned silence
6. dam-a-ni tug2 ba#-an#?-dun#? mu-un-szi-sug2#?-ge-de3-esz
 en: His spouse has laid the warp (for) the garment(?), (she and the other weavers?) are to serve him(?)
reverse
1. {d}nun-gal nin e2-kur-ra#
 en: Nungal, the lady of the prison
2. za3-mi2
 en: Praise!
  double ruling
  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 4.28.01 Nungal A ('Decad no. 09') (witness))
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • history: UET 6, 0075

    [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 16864
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-28 at 23:15:35 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Hafford, William B.; 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
2019-06-11 at 21:28:55 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2019-05-29 at 21:02:01 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 000736 (Nungal A) composite (P473751) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000736, Ex. 010 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346160.
CDLI Literary 000736, ex. 010 artifact entry (No. P346160). (2023, June 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346160 (Original work published 2006)
CDLI Literary 000736, ex. 010 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346160 (Accessed: June 18, 2024).
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