Prag 489 (P359099)

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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Museum Collection(s)

Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Museum Number

Prague I 489

Period

Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

Provenience

Kanesh (mod. Kültepe)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

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Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. [um]-ma im-di2-dingir-ma
2. a-na szu-hu-bur qi2-bi-ma
3. a-na _ku3-babbar_ sza sze2-ep du10-a-szur#
4. lu sza sze2-ep e-li lu sza sze2-ep
5. ku-ra-ra / a-ma-la2 te2-er-ti2-a
6. _an-na_ szu-uq-lam za-ku-am
7. li-wi-su2 u2 e-li-a-tim
8. sza-ma-ma isz-ti2 pa2-nim-ma#
9. ab2-ka3-nim / te2-er-ta-ka3#
10. e-zi-ib-ma / t,up-pi2#-[a u3]
11. na-asz2-pe2-ra-ti2-a / isz#-[ti2]
12. sza ki-ma i-a-ti2 sze2-[bi-lam]
13. a-na te2-er-ti2-a / i-[hi-id-ma]
reverse
1. a-ma-la2 / te2-er-ti2-a
2. _an-na_ za-ku-am li#-[wi-su2]
3. u3 e-li-a-tim [sza-ma-ma]
4. isz-ti2 pa2-nim-ma / ab2-ka3-[nim]
5. a-na ni-ih-ri-a / li-ik-szu-di2#-ma
6. a-na na-ab2-ri-tim
7. isz-te2-ni-isz3 le-ru-ba-am
8. ha-ra-ni / ni-ka3-si2
9. i-sza-si2-u2-ma / a-ta-be-a-ma#
10. a-ta-la2-kam / sza ki-ma
11. i-a-ti2 / i-sza-pu-ru-nim um-ma [szu]-nu-ma
12. [n 1(disz)] _ma-na_ 3(disz) _gin2 ku3-babbar_
13. [lu] sza# sze2-ep a-la2-hi-im <<t,up-pi2#>>
14. [_dumu_] i-di2-su2-en6 a-li-mi3-im
15. [a]-szur-dan / ni-isz3-qul
16. 3(disz) 1/3(disz) _ma-na_ szi2-im
edge
1. [_na4] za-gin3_ a-li-mi3-im szu-hu-bur
2. [ni-isz3]-qul# 3(disz) _ma-na_ 1(disz) _gin2 ku3-babbar_
3. [a-na szi2]-im _e2_ szu-ha-bu-ra ni-<isz>-qul

Consult previous versions and their differences
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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Letter
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  • Hecker, Karl, Guido Kryszat, and Lubor Matouš. 1998. [Prag 489 (Matouš1998-46)]

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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: Prague I 489
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  • Provenience: Kanesh (mod. Kültepe)
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CDLI Notes:

20091124 oatp: rev. 12: followed by erasure; rev. 16: followed by erasure

Cite this Artifact

“Prag 489 Artifact Entry.” 2007. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 9, 2007. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359099.

Prag 489 artifact entry (No. P359099). (2007, February 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359099

Prag 489 artifact entry (2007) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359099 (Accessed: February 7, 2023).

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}

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