Prag 426 (P359054)

Letter tablet excavated in Kanesh (mod. Kültepe), dated to the Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC) period and now kept in Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

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Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Museum Number

Prague I 426

Period

Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

Provenience

Kanesh (mod. Kültepe)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na sza-lim-a-hi-im qi2-bi-ma
2. um-ma la-qe2-pu-um i3-li2-a
3. u3 pu-szu-ke-en6-ma isz-tu3
4. ni-is-ha-tim u2 mu-t,a2-e
5. nu-s,a-hi-ru-ni 2(asz) _gu2_ 2(disz) _ma-na_ 8(disz) _gin2#_
6. _an-na_-ak-ka3# iz-ku-a-am
7. 2(u) 7(disz) _tug2_ ku-ta-ni 4(disz) _tug2_ sza li-wi-tim#
8. mi3-ma a-nim _dumu_ e-ra-di3
9. ip-qi2-id-ni-a-ti2 / ni-ka3-si2
10. isz-ti2-szu a-di2-ni / la ni-si2
11. _ansze-hi_-ru-ka3 me-tu3 _sza3-ba_ 2(u) _tug2_ ku-ta-ni
12. 1/2(disz) _ma-na-ta_ 4(disz) _tug2_ szu-ru-tum 1(u) 5(disz) _gin2-ta_
13. 7(disz) _gin2-ta_ a-na _an-na_-ki-ka3
14. nu-mi3-id-ma 2(u) 8(disz) 1/3(disz) _ma-na_ 7(disz) _gin2_
15. _ku3-babbar_ i-s,e2-er _dam-gar3_ a-na u4-me!
16. pa2-ti2-u2-tim / na-di2 szi2-ti2 _tug2_ ku-ta-ni-ka3
17. 7(disz) _tug2!_ a-ni-ka3-si2-ka3 na-ad-u2
18. 2(asz) _gu2_ 1(u) _ma-na an-na_ 4(disz) _tug2_ li-wi-tum
19. 5(disz) _tug2_ ku-ta-ni 1(disz) _ansze_ s,a-la2-ma-am
20. sza sze2-ep a-szur-mu-ta-bi-il5
21. 2(u) 6(disz) _tug2_ ku-ta-nu 1(disz) _ansze_ s,a-la2-mu-um
22. nu-ur-esz18-dar ir-de8-a-am 1(disz) _ansze_ me-et
23. _sza3-ba_ 1(disz) 1/2(disz) _tug2_ ni-is-ha-tum
24. u3 1(disz) _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ni-pu-ul / 3(disz) _tug2 hi-a_
25. a-szi2-mi3-im 1(disz) _tug2_ isz-ti2 {d}nin-szubur-ba-ni
26. szi2-ti2 _tug2 hi_-ti-ka3 2(u) 6(disz) _tug2 hi-a_ iz-ku-u2-nim
reverse
1. i-na 2(asz) _gu2_ 1(u) _ma-na an-na_
2. sza sze2-ep a-szur-mu-ta-bi-il5
3. 4(disz) _ma-na_ ni-is-ha-tum 4(disz) 5/6(disz) _ma-na_ 4(disz)! _gin2_
4. mu-t,a2-u2 / isz-tu3 _an-na_-ak qa2#-tim
5. gam2-ru 7(disz) 1/3(disz) _ma-na_ 7(disz) _gin2 an-na_
6. a-na a-szur-mu-ta-bil ne2-pu-ul
7. szi2-ti2 _an-na_-ki-ka3 1(asz) _gu2_ 5(u) 3(disz) 2/3(disz) _ma-na la2_ 1(disz) _gin2_
8. iz-ku-a-am 1(u) 1(disz) _ma-na an-na_
9. sza# _illat_-at a-szur-ma-lik
10. [_e2_] ka3-ri-im ni-il5-qe2-ma
11. a-li-bi4 _an-na_-ki-ka3 ni-di2
12. _szunigin_ 2(asz) _gu2_ 4(disz) 2/3(disz) _ma-na la2_ 1(disz) _gin2_
13. _an-na_-ak-ka3 7(disz) _gin2-ta_
14. 2(u) 6(disz) _tug2_ ku-ta-nu 1/2(disz) _ma-na-ta ansze_
15. ki-ma 1/2(disz) _ma-na szunigin ku3-babbar_ sza _an-na_
16. _tug2 hi-a_ u2 _ansze_ 3(u) 1(disz) _ma-na_ 1(u) 8(disz) 1/2(disz) _gin2_
17. i-s,e2-er _dam-gar3_ a-na u4-me pa2-ti2-u2-tim
18. na-di2 4(disz) _tug2_ sza li-wi-tim a-[na]
19. ni#-ka3-si2-ka3# na#-ad-u2 i-na
20. 6(asz) _gu2_ 3(u) _ma#-na an-[na_] sza sze2-[ep]
21. ah-sza-lim 2(u) 1(disz)# _ma-na#_ ni-is-[ha-tum]
22. 3(disz) _ma-na_ 1(u) _gin2_ mu-t,a2-u2
23. szi2-ti2 _an#-na_-ki-ka3 6(asz) _gu2_ 5(disz) [5/6(disz) _ma-na_]
24. _sza3-ba_ 5(asz) _gu2_ 4(disz) 2/3(disz) _ma-na_
25. 8(disz) _gin2-ta_ 5(u) _tug2_ ku-ta-nu
26. qa2-dum szu-ru-tim sza is,-bu-[tu3]
27. 1/3(disz) _ma-na-ta_ a-na u4-me-e
edge
1. qu2-ur-bu-tim 5(u) 4(disz) 2/3(disz) _ma-na_ 5(disz) _gin2_
2. _ku3#-babbar_ i-s,e2-er _dam-gar3_ na-di3

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Consult word list of Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

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  • Material: Clay
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  • Hecker, Karl, Guido Kryszat, and Lubor Matouš. 1998. [Prag 426 (Matouš1998-1)]

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  • Museum No.: Prague I 426
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  • Provenience: Kanesh (mod. Kültepe)
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Cite this Artifact

“Prag 426 Artifact Entry.” 2007. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 9, 2007. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359054.

Prag 426 artifact entry (No. P359054). (2007, February 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359054

Prag 426 artifact entry (2007) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359054 (Accessed: February 7, 2023).

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  • title = {Prag 426 artifact entry},
  • howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359054},
}

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