Prag 640 (P359239)

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 640

Period

Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

Provenience

Kanesh (mod. Kültepe)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter [identification uncertain]

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. [...] da? [...]
2'. [...] ka3-ri-im [...]
3'. [...] x _illat_-ti2 / _dumu_ [...]
4'. [u2]-sza-si2-ha-am!? / [...]
5'. [x x] ka3#-ri-im / al-[...]
6'. [...]-pi3-a / na-asz2-a-ku-nu-[ti2]
7'. [a-hu]-a / a-tu3-nu / 2(u) _ma-[na]_
8'. [_ku3-babbar_] ni-is-ha-su2 / _diri_
9'. [sza]-du#-a-su2 sza-bu 2(u) 1/3(disz) _ma-na_
10'. [...]-um _sag10 diri_
11'. [a-ba-an] ma-tim / _dam-gar3_
12'. [a-na i-ku]-pi3-a-szur / i-di2-in-ma
13'. [a-na a]-lim#{ki} u2-bi-il5
14'. [u2 szu-ma] / sze2-pa2-am a-na a-lim{ki}
15'. u2-<sze2>-ri-id / u2-la2 hu-bu-lum2
16'. _ku3-babbar_ a-na-num / u2 lu-qu2-tum
reverse
1'. a-la2-num / _GAN2_-lam / a-szu-mi3
2'. _dam-gar3_ e-ti2-iq / mi3-szu sza a-ma-kam
3'. a-na hu-bu-li-szu u2 ta-ad-mi3-iq-tim
4'. i-_ku3-babbar_-pi3-a / i-il5-ta-na-qe2-u2-ni-ma
5'. ta-asz2-ta-pu-a-ni /
6'. a-pu-tum / i-na {d}utu-szi
7'. sza t,up-pi3 / ta-sza-me-a-ni
8'. lu _ku3-babbar_ / lu _an-na_ lu _uruda_ lu _tug2 hi-a_
9'. lu t,up-pu-u2 / lu ta-ah-si2-sa3-tum
10'. sza ta-as,-ba-at-ni-ma
11'. ta-ap2-qi2-da-ni / szi2-[be] a-ba-ab2#
12'. _dingir_ / sze2-ri-da-ma [t,up-pi3-a]
13'. hi-ir-ma / a-ha-ma# [...]
14'. u3? sa3-he-er-tum [...]
15'. [_ku3-babbar_]
left
1. [...] da? [...]
2. [...] a-lim{ki} [...]-lam
3. [...] szu#-uk-na# na#-asz2-pe?-ra#-tim
4. [sza asz2]-pu-ra-ku-nu-ti2-ni / li-ta-ma-[da?]

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)
Consult word list of Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: Prag I, 640

    [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 640
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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 640 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 20, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359239.
Prag 640 artifact entry (No. P359239). (2023, June 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359239 (Original work published 2007)
Prag 640 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359239 (Accessed: April 25, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-25]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 20},
	title = {Prag 640 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359239},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359239},
}

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