BAM 5, 498 (P424664)

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
  broken
reverse
column 1
1. _ka-inim-ma sig2 sag-du munus_ [x x x]
  single ruling
2. _kid3-kid3-bi sig2 sa5 sig2 babbar# {sig2}za-gin3-na {u2}ninni5 nita disz_-nisz [x x x]
3. _{na4}gug {na4}pa_ sza2 7(disz) _gun3-mesz_-sza2 _e3 7(disz) ka-keszda kesz2_ e-ma# [x x x]
4. ina _sag-ki_-sza2 _kesz2_ mu-sza2-t,i2-sza2 _nu-nu 7(disz) ka-keszda kesz2_ [x x x]
5. mu-sza2-t,i2-sza2 tur-ar2 _sud2_ {u2}si-di# [x x x x]
6. {u2}ak-tam sza2 _kur u2-hi-a_ an-nu-ti# [x] x [x x x x]
  single ruling
7. _en2 tu-hu-ul tu-hu-ul_ [...]
8. _ma-da-hul ma-da-hul-hul#_ [...]
  single ruling
9. _ka#-inim-ma sig2#? sag#?-[du_ x x x x]
  single ruling
10. [x x x] _{na4#}gug {na4#}[x...]
  rest broken
column 2
1. [...] _i3# {gesz}erin#? [x x x ba]-lu# pa-tan _gu7_-ma _ti_
  single ruling
2. [... _dab]_-su# 5(disz) _gin2# {u2#}[kur-ra 5(disz) gin2] gazi#{sar} gaz_-ma
3. [... _{dug}]bur#-zi_ ta-pal#-la-asz2 _igi {dug}utul2_ ina# _[nig2]-sila11#-ga2 asz2-a-an usz2_-hi
4. [... _{gi}]sag-kud_ ta-pal-la-asz-ma ina _murub4_-at _{dug#}[bur]-zi#_ ta-sa3-nisz
5. [...] usz#? _{gi}sag-kud e3_ ina _ka#_-[szu2] _gid2#_-ad
6. [...] _szeg6_-al _a-uzu_ u _uzu al-gur4-ra# [gu7_-ma] ina-esz
  single ruling
7. [...] _dab#_-it _im-kal sud2_ ina _kasz-sag [nag-mesz_-ma] _ti#_
  single ruling
8. [...] _dab#_-it 7(disz)-it u 7(disz)-it _sze-mesz_ ina _[izi_ x x x] x
9. [...] _sza3# gi du10-ga ti_-qe2 ina [x x x x x]
10. [...] _ka#_-szu2 u2-la-a'-at-ma ana na-hi-ri-[szu2 x x x x x]
11. [...] _sud2#_ ina _i3-gesz_ u _kasz-sag_ [x x x x]
  single ruling
12. [...] x x x _izi_ [x x x x x x]
  rest broken

Consult previous versions and their differences
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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  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM —
  • Accession No.: Rm 0254

  • Provenience: Nineveh (mod. Kuyunjik)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-09-10 at 21:32:33 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-07-05 at 19:25:50 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-20 at 12:10:25 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2019-03-31 at 14:39:27 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-03-16 at 03:37:47 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
2011-11-10 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI The British Museum Collection CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“BAM 5, 498 Artifact Entry.” (2011) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424664.
BAM 5, 498 artifact entry (No. P424664). (2023, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424664 (Original work published 2011)
BAM 5, 498 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424664 (Accessed: April 19, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-19]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 11},
	title = {BAM 5, 498 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424664},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P424664},
}

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