Prag 653 (P359252)

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 653

Period

Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

Provenience

Kanesh (mod. Kültepe)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. [a-na] szu-hu-bur qi2-bi-ma
2. um#-ma im-di2-dingir u3 pu-szu-ke-en6-ma
3. [x] _tug2#_ ku-ta-ni 1(disz) _tug2_ szu-ra-am
4. [e-zi]-ib <sza> li-wi-tim
5. x [_gu2_] an#.na ku-nu-ki u3 8(disz) _tug2_
6. [szu-ru-tim] li-wi-tam2 ir-ma-a-szur3
7. [u2-bi-il5]-ni-a-ti2 1(disz) _tug2_ szu-ra-am
8. [...]-nam# bu-zu-ta-a
9. [...] x 9(u) 1(disz) ku-ta-nu
10. [... en]-nam#-{d}iszkur#
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. [x] _ma#-na ku3-babbar_-ap-szu-nu szi2-ti2
2'. [_tug2 hi_-ti2]-ka3 2(u) la2 1(disz) ku-ta!-nu 8(disz) szu-ru-tum#
3'. [a]-na# ni-ka3-si2-ka3 / gam2-ru
4'. [a]-na# 5/6(disz) _ma-na_ sza-al-sza-ti2-ka3
5'. [lu] _an-na_ lu _tug2 hi-a_ 2(disz) _gin2-ta_
6'. _e2_ ka3-ri-im ni-<isz>-ta!-qal-ma
7'. a-na ba-at-qi2-im / ta-ad-nu
8'. 1/2(disz) _ma-na_ 2(disz) 1/6(disz) _gin2 ku3-babbar_ za-ku-um
9'. szal2#-sza-tu3-ka3 4(disz) 1/3(disz) _ma-na_ 5(disz)? _gin2_
10'. [...] 1(u) 2(disz) _tug2_ 6(disz) _ma-na_ sza x [...]
11'. [...]-x-ni?-a-di2 1(u) 3(disz) 1/2(disz) _gin2#_
12'. [...] _an-na_ u2? 1(u) 1(disz) _ma-na#_ [...]
13'. [...] 1(u) 2(disz) la2 1/4(disz) _gin2 ku3-babbar_-ap-ka3
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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, 653

    [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 653
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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 09:14:58 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2009-11-11 at 22:56:10 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 653 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 20, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359252.
Prag 653 artifact entry (No. P359252). (2023, June 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359252 (Original work published 2007)
Prag 653 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359252 (Accessed: April 23, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 20},
	title = {Prag 653 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359252},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P359252},
}

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