UET 6, 0088 + 0538 (P346173)

Literary tablet written in Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar) and 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

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Has fragments

tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. [...] x x [...] x x
2'. [...] x dim2#-me ki?-szu#?-pesz#? igi zu-zu
 en: ... fashioning ... surveying the shrines(?)
3'. [...]-x ni2-te-na dingir en3 tar#-tar# nu-tuku
 en: ... his own ..., who does not possess a caretaking god
4'. [...] x mah dab nir-gal2 {d}a-nun-na-ke4-ne#
 en: ..., supreme and surpassing(?), authoritative one of the Anuna
5'. [...] x he2-gal2 szum2-mu bara2-bara2-ge2-ne-ke4
 en: ..., the one who gives abundance of (i.e., to?) the rulers
6'. [...] x nam-he2 ki-a gar-[...]
 en: ... placing(?) abundance on earth
7'. [...] x bar sikil-ta gal-le-esz u3#?-[...]-ti
 en: ... when ... greatly from/by means of the pure ...
8'. [...] x-na gu3 bi2-in-de2 sza3 x [...]-x-in-ak
 en: ... spoke ..., ... the heart
9'. [...] ubur#? an su13-da-ke4 ur2 x [...]
 en: ... the breast/teat(?) of distant heaven(?), the base ...
10'. [...] x dagal-la-ta? KA-ga-na nig2-nam#? [...]
 en: ... when he(?) ... from/by means of(?) a broad ..., everything ...
11'. [...] x-a x [...]
 en: ...
12'. [...] x-NE#? [...]
 en: ...
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. [...] x x [...]
2'. [...] x dingir-re-e-ne#-[...]
 en: ... of(?) the gods ...
3'. [...] hur-sag-sze3 he2-en-na#-[...]
 en: ... may ... towards the mountain range
4'. [...] sza3#-bi#? he2-hul2 hu-mu-ra-ke4-e-ne
 en: ... may its(?) heart rejoice, may they ...
5'. [...]-zu hur-sag sikil-la he2-a
 en: ... may your ... be a pure mountain range
6'. [...] x-ba ni2 ha-ma-ab-dub2-bu-ne
 en: May ... relax in its ...
7'. [...] x iri nam-lugal-la u3-mu#-ni-in-dim2
 en: When/after/because ... fashions ..., in/of the city of kingship
8'. [...] gal-le-esz# [...]-re-en
 en: ... you will ... greatly
9'. [...] x [...]-ne
 en: ...
10'. [...] x me-dim2 [...]-ne
 en: ... limbs ...
11'. [...] x-ra gu2? x mu#-ra-x-x-ne
 en: ...
12'. [...] nam-lugal he2-x-x
 en: ... kingship ...
13'. [...] du11-ga-bi-sze3 gesz ha-ba-[...]
 en: ... may ... listen to its command(?)
14'. [...] lu2 usz2-a til2-i-da KA# [...]
 en: ... in order to revive the dead man ...
15'. [...] x-ba he2-a lu2 UD x-bi? [...]
 en: May/if ..., who/a person ...
16'. [...] abzu-a kin2 szu dim2-ma x [...]
 en: ... in/of the Abzu, work and craftsmanship/creation(?) ...
17'. [...] {d}utu#? u4-da x [...]
 en: ... Utu ... in the daytime(?)
18'. [...] tesz2-a x? ba-ni-in-[...]
 en: ... together ...
19'. [...] x ha-ba-x lu2 {na4?}[...]
 en: ...
20'. [...] na-nam-me-esz lu2 [...]
 en: They are indeed(?) ...
21'. [...] AN ke4 nam [...]
 en: ...

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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  • primary: UET 6, 0088 + 0538

    [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
2019-06-01 at 14:34:09 Englund, Robert K. Atf Peterson, Jeremiah 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

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zzzP346173 leadP346173 lead

Cite this Artifact
“UET 6, 0088 + 0538 Artifact Entry.” 2006. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). November 2, 2006. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346173.
UET 6, 0088 + 0538 artifact entry (No. P346173). (2006, November 2). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346173
UET 6, 0088 + 0538 artifact entry (2006) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346173 (Accessed: July 23, 2024).
@misc{2006UET,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-23]},
	year = {2006},
	month = {nov 2},
	title = {UET 6, 0088 + 0538 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346173},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346173},
}

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LB  - CDLI:P346173
M1  - 2024/7/23/
TI  - UET 6, 0088 + 0538 artifact entry
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