UET 6, 0090 (P346175)

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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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 (Rīmsîn Fragments)

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tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. x [...]
 en: ...
2'. a-a {d}[...]
 en: Father Enki(?) ...
3'. sza3 szeg9-bar# [...]
 en: The “heart of the fallow deer” (the Abzu) ...
4'. en gal-zu x x [...]
 en: Wise lord ...
5'. me zi-de3-esz x [...]
 en: ... the cosmic powers faithfully
6'. eridu{ki} ki sikil# [...]
 en: Eridu ... pure place
7'. esz3 PAP# x [...] GIM#? [...]
 en: The shrine(?) ...
8'. me-ni [...] nu-[...]
 en: His me ... cannot be ...(?)
9'. gesztu2 mah#? [...]
 en: Superior wisdom ...
10. eb nig2-nam x [...]
 en: The oval/Uraš(?) ... everything
11'. mu-ra-an-x-[...]
 en: ...
12'. garza garza2 ki-szu-pesz ki-ur3 x [...]
 en: The royal and divine(?) rites ... the shrine and complex/foundation ...
13'. igi mu-e-szi-in-zu-[...]
 en: ... displayed on your behalf
14'. kalam ki-bi-sze3 ma-ra-ni-in#-[...]
 en: ... restored the land to its place
15'. gesz-hur siskur2 szen-szen#-[...]
 en: The purest plans and siskur rituals
16'. mu-ra-an-[...]
 en: ...
17'. nam-lugal-zu NE# [...]
 en: Your kingship ...
18'. gizzal x [...]
 en: Attention/understanding ...
19'. eme ha-[mun ...]
 en: “Harmonious speech” ...
20'. sag-e-esz x [...]
 en: ... bestowed
21'. a-a {d}nanna# [...]
 en: Father Nanna ...
22'. AN x [...]
 en: Holy An(?) ...
23'. esz3 e2-kisz#-[nu-gal2 ...]
 en: Shrine Ekišnugal ...
24'. x x [...]
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. [...] x [...]
 en: ...
2'. sar-ra-bi#? [...]
 en: Its ...
3'. za3-bi-sze3 [...]
 en: Towards its border(?) ...
4'. a2-bi [...]
 en: Its arm/power/side(?) ...
5'. a2 bad tal2 ak#? [...]
 en: Spreading open arms (in protection) ...
6'. gal2 he2-[...]
 en: May ... open
7'. sza3-bi IGI# [...]
 en: Its inside? ...
8'. {d}lamma ur-mah# [...]
 en: The protective lamma spirit, a lion ...
9'. sag-e-esz he2-x-[...]
 en: May ... bestow(?)
10'. {d}ri-im-{d}suen# [...]
 en: Rīm-Sîn ...
11'. nir mu2 ur-sag# [...]
 en: Bearded one, hero ...
12'. sza3 ku3-ta nam-lugal# [...]
 en: Selected for(?) the kingship (while still) in the holy womb
13'. nun mah-di me szar2-ra# [...]
 en: Exalted ruler, ... the many me
14'. lugal kal-ga sag-us2-sa x [...]
 en: The mighty king, constant one ...
15'. sul {d}utu ku3-ku3-ge-de3 bi2-in-x-[...]
 en: The youth Utu ... purification
16'. esz3 e2-babbar-ra zi-de3-[esz2 ...]
 en: In shrine Ebabbar ... faithfully
17'. bi2-in-DU x [...]
 en: Brought in(?)
18'. ur-sag ME KAR2 sikil {d}en-ki# [...]
 en: Hero, pure ... Enki ...
19'. eridu{ki}-ga nam-szita-asz gub#?-[...]
 en: Standing in order to (give?) the šita prayer(?) in Eridu ...
20'. {d}ri-im-{d}suen# [...]
 en: Rīm-Sîn ...
21'. sipa ug3 lu-[...]
 en: Shepherd who tends the people ...
22'. u2-a e2 {d}en-lil2#-[...]
 en: Provider of the temple of Enlil ...
23'. nemur ka duh-a x [...]
 en: Gaping-mouthed leopard, ...
24'. ulu3{+lu}-gin7 zi#-[...]
 en: Risen like a southern storm ...
25'. lugal an {d}en-lil2 [...]
 en: King who(?) An and Enlil ...
26'. ni2# husz#? [...]
 en: Fierce aura(?) ...

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 (RÄ«msîn Fragments)
  • Language(s):


  • primary: UET 6, 0090

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

  • history: StMes 3 (pp. 1-89), 018-023

    [Peterson2016StMes3] Peterson, Jeremiah. 2016. “The Literary Corpus of the Old Babylonian Larsa Dynasties.” Studia Mesopotamica 3: 1–89.

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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
2024-06-17 at 15:09:07 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-06-17 at 15:06:59 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2019-06-01 at 14:34:09 Englund, Robert K. Atf Peterson, Jeremiah CDLI approved View
2019-05-29 at 21:01:59 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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Cite this Artifact
“UET 6, 0090 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 17, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346175.
UET 6, 0090 artifact entry (No. P346175). (2024, June 17). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346175 (Original work published 2006)
UET 6, 0090 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346175 (Accessed: June 18, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-18]},
	year = {2024},
	month = {jun 17},
	title = {UET 6, 0090 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346175},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346175},
}

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