CDLI Literary 002718.01, ex. 020 (P413907)

Literary tablet excavated in Assur (mod. Qalat Sherqat), dated to the Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC) period and now kept in Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

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Museum Collection(s)

Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Museum Number

VAT 14109 + VAT 14149 + VAT 14147

Period

Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)

Provenience

Assur (mod. Qalat Sherqat)

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'. usz#-[...]
2'. mim#-[...]
3'. an# [...]
4'. isz-[...]
5'. qu-[...]
6'. [...]-tur# [...]
7'. {d}e2-a [...]
8'. ib-szim#-szum-ma u2-s,u#-rat [...]
9'. u2-nak-kil-szu2 szu-tu-ra# [...]
10'. im-ni-szum-ma ina _a-mesz_ [...]
11'. szit-tu ir-te-hi-szu2 [...]
12'. u2-sza2-as,-lil#-ma _abzu#_ [...]
13'. mu-um#-mu tam-la-ku [...]
14'. ip#-t,ur rik-si#-[...]
15'. me-lam-mi-szu2 it-[...]
16'. ik#-mi#-szu-[...] x [...]
17'. {d#}[...]-um#-[...] i#-tas-sir3# [...]
18'. u2#-kin#-ma# e#-li ap#-su#-[...]
19'. mu#-um#-[...] it#-ta-mah u2#-kal# [...]
20'. ul x-[...] x TI x ik-mu-u2 [...]
21'. {d}e2-[...]-zu ir-nit-ta-szu2 e-[...]
22'. qir-bisz# [...]-um-mi-szu2 szup-szu2-hi-isz# [...]
23'. im-bi-szum#-[...] _abzu_ u2-ad-du-[...]
24'. asz2-ru-usz#-[...] gi-pa-ra-szu2 u2-[...]
25'. {d}e2-a {d#}[...]-ki-na hi-ra-tusz ina rab-[...]
26'. ina ki-is,-s,i# _nam-mesz_ at-ma-ni u3#-[...]
27'. le-'-[...]-u2-ti _abgal dingir-mesz_ [...]
28'. ina qi2-rib# _abzu_ ib-ba-[...]
29'. ina qi2-rib# [...] _abzu_ ib-ba#-[...]
30'. ib-ni-szum-[...] {d}e2#-a [...]
31'. {d}dam-ki-[...]
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1. [...]-ret# _{d}isz-tar#-rat#-te#
2. [...] it#-x-[...]-a-ta usz-ma-al-li
3. szam#-hat nab#-[...]-ir ni-isz _igi_-[...]
4. [...] s,i-ta-szu2# ga#-szi#-ir ul-tu ul-la#
5. [...]-szu-ma {d}a#-num# ba-nu-u2 a-bi-[...]
6. [...]-risz# im-mir lib3-ba-szu2 hi-du-ta im-[...]
7. usz#-te-es,-bi-szum-ma szu-un#-na-ta _dingir_-us#-[...]
8. [...]-usz#-qu ma-'-disz _ugu_-szu2-nu a-tar mim-mu#-[...]
9. [...] lam#-da-ma nu-uk#-ku#-la mi-na-tu#-[...]
10. [...]-sisz# la na-t,a-a a-ma-risz pa-asz2-[...]
11. [...]-szu er-bi _gesztu_-szu2
12. [...] szu#-ta-bu-li _{d}gesz.bar_ it-ta-an#-[...]
13. [...]-ba# er-bu-' a-ta-a ha-si-[...]
14. [...] x ki-ma szu-a-tu2 i-bar-ra#-a# gim-re#-[...]
15. [...]-ma# ina _dingir-dingir_ szu-tur2 la#-[...]
16. [...]-tu-szu2 szu-ut-tu-ha i-lit-ta szu-[...]
17. [...]-ri-u2-ti ma-ri-u2-[...]
18. [...]-ri _{d}utu_{szi} [...]{szi} sza2 _dingir_
19. la#-bisz me-lam-me mesz-ret _[...]-mesz#_ sza2-qisz it-[...]
20. pul#-ha-a-tu ha-am-si-na# _ugu_-szu2 kam2-[...]
21. ib-ni-ma sza2-ar er-bit-ta u2-al-lid {d}a-[...]
22. qa#-tusz-szu2 u2-ma-al-la-a# ma#-ri lim-mel-[...]
23. ib#-szim ep-ri me-ha-a# u2-sza-az#-[...]
24. u2#-szab-szi a-ga-am-ma# u2-dal-lah3 ti-[...]
25. [...] ti-amat#-ma ur-ra# [...]-mi i-dul-[...]
26. _dingir#-dingir_ la szup-szu-ha i-zab#-bi-lu sza2-ri-[...]
27. ik#-tap#-du-ma kar-szu-us-su2-nu le-mut-ta#
28. [...]-na ti-amat um-mi-szu-nu szu-nu iz-zak-ru#
29. [...]-nu-usz-szu _abzu_ ha-ram#-ki# i-na-ru-ma
30. [...]-usz#-szu la tal-li-ki-ma qa-lisz tusz-bi#
31. [...] sza2-ar er-bet-ti sza2 pu-luh-ti#
32. [...]-uh# kar-szi-ki#-ma# ul ni-s,a-lal ni-i-nu
33. [...] _abzu_ ha-ram-ki
34. [...]-ka-mu-un e-disz asz2-ba-ti
35. [...] dul-lu-hisz ta-dul-li
36. [...] ul# tu2-ri-me-na-szi
37. [...]-ra# i-na-tu-u-ni#
38. [...] i# ni-is,-lal ni-i-[...]
39. [...]-nu# tir-ra#
40. [...] szuk-[...]
41. [...] el-[...]
42. [...]-usz [...]
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Consult word list of Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • history: LKA, 3

    [Ebeling1953LKA] Ebeling, Erich. 1953. Literarische Keilschrifttexte Aus Assur. Berlin: Akademie-Verlag.

  • history: MC 16, 046

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

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: VAT 14109 + VAT 14149 + VAT 14147
  • Accession No.:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-15 at 20:38:30 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
2010-08-13 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Tinney, Stephen J. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 002718.01, Ex. 020 Artifact Entry.” (2010) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P413907.
CDLI Literary 002718.01, ex. 020 artifact entry (No. P413907). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P413907 (Original work published 2010)
CDLI Literary 002718.01, ex. 020 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P413907 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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	month = {jun 15},
	title = {CDLI {Literary} 002718.01, ex. 020 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P413907},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P413907},
}

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