UET 6, 0670 (P346707)

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

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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

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tablet
obverse
  (disturbed surface, to be completed)
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. [...] x [...]
 en: ...
2'. [...] ZI x [...]
 en: ...
3'. {gesz}gu#-[za]-sze3#? za3 us2#?-[...]
 en: As for/towards(?) the throne, its back/armrests
4'. me#?-dim2-bi me-dim2-ma x-[...]
 en: Its “limbs” surpass? (other) limbs
5'. nam-nun-na-ni-sze3#? mu-x-[...]
 en: For/on account of his rulership ...
6'. e us,-s,i2-pi-ra-a-x [...]
 en: It should not be trimmed/inlaid (with gems)(?) ...(?)
7'. ne2-me-e-di-im sza? i-pi-[...]
 en: A chair back/socle, whose fabrication ...
8'. i-na i-pi-isz-tim wa-at-[...]
 en: Was surpasssing among (other) fabrication(s)
9'. a-na ru-bu-ti-i-szu u2-x-[...]
 en: For his princeship ...
10'. ku3-si2 husz-a he2-bi-SI-[...]
 en: May ... with/in “red gold”
11'. pa-sza-al-lam lu2-u2 uh-hi-i#?-[...]
 en: May it be inlaid with gold alloy
12'. za3 us2-ba {na4}nir7-igi# [...]
 en: On its armrests/back ... nirigi stone
13'. {na4}nir7-musz-BU-[...]
 en: nirmuš... stone ...
14'. mul#?-la sag12-ga he2-bi-us2-[...]
 en: May it be abutted by? beautiful(?) star(-shaped ornaments)(?)
15'. [...] x x x [...] x x x [...]
 en: ...
16'. [...] x [...]
 en: ...
  rest broken

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Consult word list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: UET 6, 0670

    [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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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2019-06-08 at 13:05:40 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2019-06-01 at 14:34:08 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. 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, 0670 Artifact Entry.” 2006. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). November 2, 2006. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346707.
UET 6, 0670 artifact entry (No. P346707). (2006, November 2). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346707
UET 6, 0670 artifact entry (2006) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346707 (Accessed: July 14, 2024).
@misc{2006UET,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-14]},
	year = {2006},
	month = {nov 2},
	title = {UET 6, 0670 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346707},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346707},
}

TY  - ELEC
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PY  - 2006
ID  - P346707
LB  - CDLI:P346707
M1  - 2024/7/14/
TI  - UET 6, 0670 artifact entry
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