CDLI Literary 000761, ex. 042 (P346339)

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 (ETCSL 5.03.02 Debate between Grain and Sheep (witness))

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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Witness

tablet
obverse
  blank space
1. ku3 tuku-e za-gin3# tuku-e
 en: The one who possesses silver, the one who possesses lapis
2. gu4 tuku-e udu tuku#-e
 en: The one who possesses oxen, the one who possesses sheep
3. ka2# lu2 sze tuku-ka
 en: At the gate (of) the one who possesses barley
4. u4 mi-ni-ib-zal-zal-e#
 en: Will spend the day there
  blank space
reverse
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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 (ETCSL 5.03.02 Debate between Grain and Sheep (witness))
  • Language(s): Sumerian


  • N.d. [Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0266 (1406328)]

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  • Provenience: Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
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  • Excavation No: U 07839a
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Composite Score
CDLI Literary 000761 (Debate between Grain and Sheep) composite (P472758) View the score

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Cite this Artifact

“CDLI Literary 000761, Ex. 042 Artifact Entry.” 2006. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). November 2, 2006. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346339.

CDLI Literary 000761, ex. 042 artifact entry (No. P346339). (2006, November 2). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346339

CDLI Literary 000761, ex. 042 artifact entry (2006) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346339 (Accessed: February 5, 2023).

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