CDLI Literary 002718.01, ex. 003 (P365278)

Literary tablet excavated in Nineveh (mod. Kuyunjik), dated to the Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM —

Period

Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)

Provenience

Nineveh (mod. Kuyunjik)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary (enuma elish 1 (witness))

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
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1'. [...]-lum# [...]
2'. [...]-risz {d}[...]
3'. [...]-ma# qud-mesz [...]
4'. [...]-tal-li-ku [...]
5'. [...]-a-szu2# [...]
6'. [...] el-le-tam#-[...]
7'. [...]-ma# al-kat3-su#-nu# [...]
8'. [...]-szu#-ha-ku mu#-[...]
9'. [...]-ma# al-kat3-su-nu# [...]
10'. qu#-lu lisz-sza2-kin-ma ni-is,-lal# [...]
11'. [...]-amat an-ni-ta i#-[...]
12'. [...]-ta-si e-[...]
13'. is-si-ma mar-s,i-isz ug-gu-gat# [...]
14'. [...]-ta# it-ta-di [...]
15'. [...]-na#-a ni-i-nu [...]
16'. al#-kat3-su-nu lu szum-ru-s,a-at#-ma# nisz#-[...]
17'. [...]-pu-ul-ma {d}mu-um-mu _abzu_ i#-[...]
18'. _sukkal#_ la ma#-gi-ru mi-lik mu#-[...]
19'. hul#-li-qam# _ad_ al-ka-ta e#-[...]
20'. [...]-risz# lu szup#-szu#-ha-at mu-szisz lu#-u2# [...]
21'. [...]-szum-ma _abzu_ im-me-ru pa-nu#-[...]
22'. [...]-ne2-e-ti ik-pu-du a-na _dingir-dingir dumu#_-[...]
23'. [...]-mu# i-te#-dir ki#-[...]
24'. [...]-am# bir-ka-a-szu2 u2#-na-asz2-saq# [...]
25'. [...] ik#-pu-du pu#-[...]
26'. [...]-ri#-szu2-nu [...]
27'. [...] i#-[...]
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reverse
  beginning broken
1'. [...]-ha#-[...]
2'. [...]-me# usz-tasz-sza2#-[...]-li-isz [...]-il#
3'. [...]-ir#-szu2-nu szar-ba#-ba# lisz#-har#-[...]
4'. [...]-mur-szu2-nu lisz-tah-hi-t,am-ma la i-ne2-'u-u2 i#-[...]
5'. [...]-ziz# ba-asz-mu musz-husz u3 {d}[...]
6'. [...]-_gal#-mesz ur-idim-mesz_ gir2-tab-lu2-u18#-[...]
7'. [...]-me# da-ab-ru-te ku6-lu2-u18-lu u3 ku#-[...]
8'. [...]-szi# kak-ku la pa-du-u2 la a-di-ru# [...]
9'. [...] te#-re-tu-sza2 la mah-ra szi#-[...]
10'. [...]-pu#-na-ma is-ten esz-ret _gin7_ szu-a-ti usz#-[...]
11'. [...] _dingir-dingir_ bu-uk-ri-sza2 szu-ut isz-ku-nu#-[...]
12'. [...]-sza2#-asz2-qa {d}qin-gu ina bi-ri-szu2-nu sza2-a-szu2# [...]
13'. [...]-kut# mah-ri pa-an um-ma-ni mu-'-ir-ru-[...]
14'. [...]-e# _{gesz}tukul_ ti-is,-bu-tu de-ku-u2 a-na#-[...]
15'. [...] tam#-ha-ru ra-ab sik-ka#-[...]
16'. [...]-tusz-szu u2-sze-szi-ba-asz2-szu2 ina [...]
17'. [...]-ka# ina _ukken dingir-mesz_ u2-szar#-[...]
18'. [...] _dingir-mesz_ gim-ra-at#-szu-nu qa-tuk#-ka# [...]
19'. [...]-ta#-ma ha-'-i-ri e-du-x [...]
20'. [...]-u2 zik-ru-ka _ugu_ x [...]
21'. [...]-ma# _dub nam-mesz_ i-ra-[...]
22'. [...]-ka la in-nen-na-a# [...]
23'. [...]-in-gu szu-usz-qu#-[...]
24'. [...] re#-e-szu2 szi-ma#-[...]
25'. [...]-nu# _{d}gesz-bar#_ [...]
26'. [...] ma#-ag-sza2-ru# [...]
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Consult sign list of Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)
Consult word list of Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • history: CT 13, pl. 02, 1981-07-27, 80

    [King1901CT13] King, Leonard W. 1901. Cuneiform Texts. Cuneiform Texts From Babylonian Tablets In The British Museum 13.

  • history: MC 16, 045

    [LambertWG2013MC16] Lambert, Wilfred G. 2013. Babylonian Creation Myths. Mesopotamian Civilizations 16. Winona Lake : Eisenbrauns.

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  • Museum No.: BM —
  • Accession No.: 1981-07-27, 0080

  • Provenience: Nineveh (mod. Kuyunjik)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-15 at 20:34:30 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2016-05-15 at 19:24:56 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-11-03 at 16:30:19 Heinle, Michael Atf Heinle, Michael CDLI approved View
2007-02-22 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 002718.01, Ex. 003 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365278.
CDLI Literary 002718.01, ex. 003 artifact entry (No. P365278). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365278 (Original work published 2007)
CDLI Literary 002718.01, ex. 003 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365278 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	title = {CDLI {Literary} 002718.01, ex. 003 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365278},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365278},
}

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