UET 6, 0092 (P346177)

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

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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
1. en gu4? KA? x [...] x [...]
 en: Lord, bull(?) ...
2. nun gal gesz-he2 urasz!?(UR) ku3#-gin7? gub-bu a2? [...]
 en: Great prince that stands (within?) the firmament like holy Uraš(?) ...
3. sul {d}utu AN x tal2 kur-kur ug3 lu-a! dagal#? nam?-[...]
 en: Youth Utu, spread out ..., (in) the lands ... the teeming and vast(ly populated) people
4. ur-sag gal kal {d}a-nun-na-e-ne me-ni dingir na-me sag nu-ga2-ga2
 en: Great and mighty(?) hero, (from the) of the Anuna gods, no god can advance against his cosmic powers
5. ku3-zu nig2-nam-ma gizzal nig2-si-sa2 za3? nu-sza4#?
 en: Wise one who pays attention to(?) everything, (whose) justice(?) is without rival(?)
6. ur-sag sul {d}utu du11-ga dugud inim zi-de3 nam-dingir-ra-ni za3 nu-sa2!
 en: The hero, the youth Utu, (the one whose) utterance is weighty and word is true, his divinity is without rival
7. u4 dingir ulu3? gal dingir-re-e-ne ki#-tusz mah ki#? ku3-ga-kam
 en: The sunlight(?), the mighty(?) and great god(?) of the gods, (whose) supreme dwelling is a pure place
8. ug3 kur-kur ki-bi gi4-gi4-de3 lugal-bi-ir nam-ti#? szum2-mu-de3#?
 en: In order to restore the people of the lands (to) their place and to give life to its king
9. gesz-hur#? garza dingir-re-e-ne gal-bi x-e-de3 sza3 ku3-ga zi-de3-esz nam-tum2-e#?
 en: He has faithfully planned with a pure heart to greatly ... the plans and rites of the gods
10. u4 <...>-la? {d}en-lil2-le mes zi {gesz}isimu2{+mu2}-e? ba?-du3?
 en: ... Enlil planted this true hero/mes tree(?) as an offshoot(?)
11. ri-im-nanna-gu10 nam-bara2? ga ubur sub? immal2? gal?-la-asz?
 en: On behalf of(?) my Rīm-Sîn, who suckled milk at the teat of the great wild cow (for!? his) rulership
12. larsa{ki} kur szuba4-ta? igi il2-la-ni zi-de3-esz mu-ni-in-gal2?
 en: He faithfully looked(?) with his raised eye at (remote) larsa, the mountain of šuba stones(?)
13. sipa#? <sag?>-gig?-ga?-ni-sze3 sza3-ga-na hul2 HAR?-ra? x x zi-de3-esz silim du11-du11
 en: Shepherd who rejoices in his heart due to the black-headed people(?) and faithfully greets(?) ...
14. sag#-ki zalag-ga-ni igi? he-mu-szi-in-bar-x-x
 en: May he look towards him with his shining forehead(?)
15. x {d}utu?
 en: ... of Utu(?)

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)
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  • primary: UET 6, 0092

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

  • history: StMes 3 (pp. 1-89), 029-032

    [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 16862
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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
2023-06-28 at 23:15:35 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Hafford, William B.; Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune 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, 0092 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 17, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346177.
UET 6, 0092 artifact entry (No. P346177). (2024, June 17). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346177 (Original work published 2006)
UET 6, 0092 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346177 (Accessed: June 18, 2024).
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	title = {UET 6, 0092 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346177},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346177},
}

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