CDLI Literary 000448, ex. 006 (P346169)

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 2.05.03.02 Iddin-Dagan B ('Tetrad no. 2') (witness))

Language(s)

Akkadian, Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
column 1
  beginning broken
1'. [...]-ni [...]-in-tar
 en: ...
2'. [{d}i-din-{d}]da#-gan szar-ru-um [...]-x a-sza-ar s,e-ru-ti-i-szu szi#-im-ta-am ra-bi-ta-am i-szi-im-ku-um
 en: Iddin-Dagan, king, An decreed a great fate for you in an exalted place
3'. aga zi-da dalla mu-de3-de3 nam#-sipa kalam-ma-sze3 mu#-un-il2-e [kur] giri3#-zu-usz mu-un-gar
 en: ...
4'. [a]-ga#-am ki-na-am [u2]-sze#-pi-ku-um [...]-x re-u2-ut ma-tim [...]-szi-i-ka ma#-ta-am a-na sze-pi-i-ka isz#-ku-un
 en: He made the true crown appear for you(!), raised you to the shepherdship of the land, and set the land at your feet
5'. [...] x [...]
 en: ...
  rest broken
column 2
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1'. x-e#? x [...]
 en: ...
2'. {d}en-lil2 te-er-ta#-[am] sza-a-ti u2-we-er-ka#
 en: Enlil has commanded you with this instruction
3'. {d}i-din-{d}da-gan sipa sza3-ga-na-me-en
 en: ...
4'. {d}i-din-{d}da-gan re-i# li-bi-i-szu at-ta
 en: Iddin-Dagan, you are the shepherd of his heart
5'. gu3 zi de2-a# {d}en-lil2-la2-me-[en]
 en: ...
6'. sza {d}en-lil2 i-x-[...]
 en: You are the one who Enlil has spoken to faithfully
7'. {d}en-ki-ke4 gesztux(|GISZ.TUG2|)#? [...] nig2-nam-ma [...]
 en: ...
8'. e2-a uz-[...] pe-ta-[...] mi-im#?-[...]
 en: Enki (brought for you) (the ability) to learn broad knowledge of everything
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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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  • history: UET 6, 0084

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

  • history: Ludwig, Marie-Christine Literarische Texte aus Ur : Kollationen und Kommentare zu UET 6/1-2. Berlin [u.a.]: de Gruyter (UAVA, 9, 2009) 091-092

    [sec87684] N.d.

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  • Provenience: Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
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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
2019-06-11 at 11:22:07 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 000448 (Iddin-Dagan B) composite (P479874) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000448, Ex. 006 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346169.
CDLI Literary 000448, ex. 006 artifact entry (No. P346169). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346169 (Original work published 2006)
CDLI Literary 000448, ex. 006 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346169 (Accessed: July 19, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 15},
	title = {CDLI {Literary} 000448, ex. 006 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346169},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346169},
}

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