Prag 638 (P359237)

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 638

Period

Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

Provenience

Kanesh (mod. Kültepe)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. um-ma i-na-a-ma a-na
2. esz18-dar-pa2-li-il5 puzur2-esz18-dar
3. u3 szu-a-nim a-na szu-a-nim
4. qi2-bi2-ma a-na _illat_-tim
5. a-na sa3-ra-dim isz-tap-ru-u2
6. i-na {d}utu-szi sza t,up-pi3
7. ta-sza-me-u2 ti2-ib-a-am-ma
8. [a]-tal-kam-ma _tug2 hi_-tu3-ka3
9. _la2#_ i-ha-li-qu2-u2
10. [a]-sza-me-ma _tug2 hi_-tu3-[ka3]
11. [s,a]-ab2#-tu3 szu-ma a-ta#
12. [la2] ta#-la2-kam isz-ti2 [...]
13. [...] x x [...]
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. [...] x x [...]
2'. [isz]-ti2 _illat_-tim lu# [...]
3'. [lu] _tug2#-hi_-ti2 sza a-di2 u4-mi3-[im]
4'. [a]-nim# ik-lu-u2-ni [x x-x]-az?
5'. [szu]-ma# um-ma a-ta#-ma#
6'. [i-na] _tug2 hi_-ti2-ka3 [qa2-ti2 sza]-ak-na-at?
7'. [e i]-li#-ku-ma a-ba?-at-[x]-im
8'. e i-di2-szu-nu-[ti2 a]-ta [x] ta#? na [x] bu
9'. x x x sza-na-at
10'. _ku3-babbar_ [sza] ta-ka3-lu-[u2]
11'. i-s,e2-ri-ka3 / u2-ta-a
12'. szu-ma la2 ta-li-kam ma-di2-isz
13'. li-ba-ka3 i-ma-ra-as,
14'. a-na sza ki-ma i-a-ti2
15'. qi2-bi4-ma# a-ma-kam ma-la2
16'. x [...] x-nu-ni-ni
17'. [...] ki-ma al-du-szu
left
1. isz-ti2 ba-ti2-qi2-im [...]
2. lu dingir-a-an u2 [...]
3. u2 _ku3-babbar la2_ u2-[...]
4. li-li#-[kam]

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

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: Prag I, 638

    [Hecker1998Prag] Hecker, Karl, Guido Kryszat, and Lubor Matouš. 1998. Kappadokische Keilschrifttafeln Aus Den Sammlungen Der Karlsuniversität Prag. Praha: Filozofická fakulta Univerzity Karlovy.

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  • Museum No.: Prague I 638
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  • Provenience: Kanesh (mod. Kültepe)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-20 at 06:20:41 Jagersma, Bram Artifact Jagersma, Bram Jagersma, Bram approved View
2017-10-27 at 10:50:37 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2017-10-27 at 09:15:02 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2009-11-11 at 22:56:09 Englund, Robert K. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2007-02-09 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Prag 638 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 20, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359237.
Prag 638 artifact entry (No. P359237). (2023, June 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359237 (Original work published 2007)
Prag 638 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359237 (Accessed: April 25, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359237},
}

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