UET 6, 0198 (P346283)

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 (Ningišzida Song)

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tablet
obverse
1. lugal en# [...] kal#?-ga#
 en: King, lord ..., mighty(?) ...
2. lugal sukkal x [...] x sa6#?-ga#?
 en: King, vizier ... good(?) ...
3. lugal gesztu2 gal#? tur3#? x x x
 en: King (with) great knowledge, ... the cattlepen
4. lugal sa-bar-sa-bar kalam-ma#
 en: King, all the sabar nets(?) of the land
5. lugal e pa5-re e pa5-re-sze3#?
 en: King on behalf of(?) all of the dikes and ditches
6. lugal u3-SAR a-ra-zu x [...]
 en: King, sharpening (his weapons(!?))/moon crescent(?) ... an arazu prayer ...
7. {d}nin-gesz-zi-da nun ki ag2#
 en: Ningišzida, loved by the ruler/beloved ruler
8. dub?-ba immal2 nin zi gal
 en: ..., the wild cow, the true and great lady
9. munus zi hi-li gur3-[...]
 en: True woman bearing allure
10. ki-en-gi <ki>-uri me mah#? [...]
 en: In Sumer and Akkad the supreme(?) me ...
11. mu-ni-szum2-ma [...]
 en: She(?) is the one who gave (them) to him(?)
12. kur elam{ki} gaba ri x [...]
 en: Confronting the mountain/land of Elam ....
reverse
1. dingir palil nam-sul-sze3 za3 dab5
 en: Foremost god, surpassing in youth
2. dingir-e {gesz}pana ha-na-ha-ad hur-sag-e ki ag2
 en: God (with) a hanahad (Nippur var.: hanahud) bow (which makes the noise hanahad?)/who ... the bow, beloved by the mountain range
3. dingir-e {gesz}pana si sa2 kalam-sze3 gal2# [...]
 en: God who opens the straightened bow towards the land(?)
4. an-na hu-ur-hu-ur-ni IGI NI# [...] kur u4-ta-e3-[...]
 en: In heaven his staring(!?)/when he(?) stares(!?), his eye/face(?) ... the mountain of the sunrise(?)
5. a2-ni sa-bar-ra kalam-sze3 gal2-[...]
 en: His arm is a sabar net open towards the people/land
6. an-ta HI? |HIxASZ| sze RI ug x [...]
 en: Above ..., the ug creature(?) ...
7. dingir ru-ub-ba x-[...]-x-[...] kur-sze3? x [...]
 en: The god, the pitfall(?), (Lugal)kurdub(?) ... toward the mountain/netherworld
8. dingir nin za3 dab5 x [...]
 en: The deity, surpassing lady, ...
9. dingir munus zi [...] nun ki ag2#
 en: God, true woman ... beloved by the prince

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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 (NingiÅ¡zida Song)
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  • primary: UET 6, 0198

    [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 16879h
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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 21:01:58 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. 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, 0198 Artifact Entry.” 2006. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). November 2, 2006. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346283.
UET 6, 0198 artifact entry (No. P346283). (2006, November 2). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346283
UET 6, 0198 artifact entry (2006) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346283 (Accessed: July 23, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-23]},
	year = {2006},
	month = {nov 2},
	title = {UET 6, 0198 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346283},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346283},
}

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