BAM 5, 497 (P393731)

Medical 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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Museum Collection(s)

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)

Scholarly or scientific > Medical (medical)

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
column 1
  broken
column 2
  beginning broken
1'. [...] {na4#}gug# {na4#}za#-gin3#_ sza2#-da#-a#?
2'. [...] _ka#-keszda_ e-ma _kesz2 en2 szid_-nu
3'. [...] x ta-pa-sza2-asz2-ma _sig2_ a-lik-tu2 ik-kal-lu
  single ruling
4'. [...] x x x x _sag-du_-su _sed {na4}nir2_
5'. [... _{sig2}he]-me-da sig2 babbar nu-nu e3 {u2}lu2_-a-nu tala-pap
6'. [...] _szid#_-nu ina _sag-ki_-szu2 _kesz2 pesz10-{d}id2 sar_-szu2
  single ruling
7'. [...] x na _gal2_-szi a-na _dab du10-ga_-ti szu-le-e
8'. [...] qut-ra sza2 _sag nindu_ ana _ugu mar lal2_-su-ma _sig2_ e-la-a
9'. [...] x x x _i3-nun hi-hi ugu_-szu2 _esz_ ina sa-ar-'a sza2 s,e-e-ni _lal2_-ma _ti_
10'. [x x x _x]-mesz_-szu2 _ti_-qe2 _ugu_-szu2 _esz_ ina lig-me-e sza _e2-gar8 sud2_
11'. [x x x] szar#-tum e-la-a _en lal2_-mid _en2_ ki-a-am _szid_-nu
12'. _[en2_ x x]-ri ki-ni-ib ki-ni-ib
13'. [ki-ni]-ib szi-ha-ma szi-ha-ma _tu6 enuru{+e2-nu-ru}_
  single ruling
14'. [x x x x] _dab_-it _{szim}hab illu {szim}buluh {u2}kur-gi-rin2-na_ ana _igi de3 szub_
15'. [x na]-hi-ri-szu2 _sar_ qut-ra ana _giri17_-szu2 u na-hi-ri-szu2 _ku4_-ub
16'. x-szu2 _i3_ hal-s,a ina _{gi}sag-kud_ a-na na-hi-ri-szu2 _bun2_-ma _ti_
  single ruling
17'. _DISZ na_ a-szu-u2 u ru-tu _dab_-su 1(u) _gin2_ sah-le2-e kab-ra-ti ina _a-mesz sud2_
18'. ina _a-mesz hi-hi#! ku6-mesz_ tur-ar2 _bar_-szu2-nu u2-nu-ut _sza3_-szu2-nu ta-tab-bal tu-sza2-bal
reverse
column 1
1. [...] x _zalag-ga_
2. [...] x du
3. [...] x
  14 lines broken
18. [...] _sa5_
19. [...] ag
20. [...] bu#?
21. [...] x
  rest broken
column 2
  broken
  obverse and reverse need to be checked

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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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  • primary: BAM 5, 497

    [Köcher1980BAM5] Köcher, Franz. 1980. Keilschrifttexte Aus Ninive 1. Vol. 5. Die Babylonisch-Assyrische Medizin in Texten Und Untersuchungen. De Gruyter.

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  • Museum No.: BM —
  • Accession No.: K 00054

  • Provenience: Nineveh (mod. Kuyunjik)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-05-28 at 09:15:55 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2023-08-19 at 13:10:32 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-07-05 at 18:58:16 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-21 at 07:56:19 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2020-01-27 at 09:40:08 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2019-05-30 at 14:08:57 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-03-31 at 14:39:27 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-03-16 at 03:36:41 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-03-16 at 03:31:27 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2010-02-17 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Michalowski, Piotr The British Museum Collection CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“BAM 5, 497 Artifact Entry.” (2010) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). May 28, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P393731.
BAM 5, 497 artifact entry (No. P393731). (2024, May 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P393731 (Original work published 2010)
BAM 5, 497 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P393731 (Accessed: June 22, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-22]},
	year = {2024},
	month = {may 28},
	title = {BAM 5, 497 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P393731},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P393731},
}

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