UET 6, 0095 (P346180)

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 (Hymn to Damu for Išmēdagan)

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tablet
obverse
1. [...] x [...] x x [...] im#?-ma#?-ab#?-IL2#?
 en: ... lifted/filled ...
2. {d#}da-mu u2 x sag-kal! musz-husz-a gun3-a
 en: Damu, steadfast ..., multicolored mushhuš creature
3. ama ugu-zu {d}nin-i3-si-in-na{ki#} dumu an ku3-ga-sze3?
 en: On behalf of(?) your birth mother Ninisina, the child of holy An
4. nam-sag-zu an-ne2 {d}en-lil2-la2 sag-ge6-esz rigx(|SAL.HUB2.PA.DU|)-zu
 en: Your ascendancy(?) which An and Enlil bestowed upon you
5. {d}da-mu disz-me-{d}da-gan#!? hul2# DU KA gal2-la-a-ni#? [...]-bi hu-mu-na-ab-x?
 en: Damu, may joyful ...(?) Išme-Dagan speak(?) what is in his mouth(?) for him
6'. gi IG du5? bulug2-in-ku4 esz2-GAN2 za-gin3-na
 en: The ..., the kit(?), the lancet(?), the lapis measuring line
7'. gi-ninda-disz-na bur2 siskur2 za-ra mu-ra-an-szum2
 en: The measuring rod, the stone bowl(?) of the siskur ritual/offering/prayer(?) she gave to you
8'. {d}lamma-zu lu2 sa-sag3 du7-du7 igi in-ni-un-la2-am3
 en: The craft of the physician which betters(?) a man and makes a man suitable(?), (the possessor of) which scrutinizes(?) ...
reverse
1. giri3 giri17-zal-e bulug2-in-ku4 nig2-na-am nu-sa-ab-bu
 en: The knife(?), the scalpel, the lancet, which do not scrape/nick anything(?)
2. szu# x-zu nig2-na-am nu-BU-e SU# sag u3 SZIM MI-le-esz
 en: your(?) ... which does not ... anything, ...
3. nam kin2-ga2-ta gal2 sag-gig-ga SU SZEN UN sza3-ra SI-A
 en: ... the black-headed/saggig illness(?) ...
4. nin agrig zi {d}en-lil2-la2-ka za-ra mu-ra-an-szum2
 en: The lady, the true steward of Enlil, gave to you
5. x zi igi gal2 tuku a ub-ta kusz2-u3 szu# du11-ga sa6-ga
 en: The true ..., whose has onlookers(?), exhausted by/with ..., (whose) choice/creation(?) is good
6. sza3#!-la2#? sug4? nam-nun-e hi-li-am3 a-ar2-zu e2#? gesz gesz TUK
 en: Merciful, alluring in princeliness(?), ... your praise, attentive(?)
7. [...] nam#-en-na hi-li szu? x-ga [...] du11#-ga
 en: ... lordship(?) ... allure ...
8. [...] x [...] x [...]

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 (Hymn to Damu for IÅ¡mÄ“dagan)
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  • primary: UET 6, 0095

    [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 16855
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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
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, 0095 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346180.
UET 6, 0095 artifact entry (No. P346180). (2023, June 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346180 (Original work published 2006)
UET 6, 0095 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346180 (Accessed: July 23, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-23]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 28},
	title = {UET 6, 0095 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346180},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346180},
}

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