RINBE 2, Neriglissar 03, ex. 01 (P448637)

Official or display barrel excavated in Babylon (mod. Bābili), dated to the Neo-Babylonian (ca. 626-539 BC) period and now kept in Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

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Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

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Loan Ant-43


Neo-Babylonian (ca. 626-539 BC)


Babylon (mod. Bābili)

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Official or display (witness)






object barrel
surface a
column 1
1. {d}nergal-lugal-u2-s,u-ur2 _lugal_ babila2{ki}
2. mu-ud-di-isz e2-sag-il2 u3 e2-zi-da
3. e-pi2-isz da-am-qa2-a-ti
4. sza a-na e-pe-e-szu _lugal_-u2-ti-szu da-ri-ti
5. _dingir gal-gal_ isz-ku-nu mi-it-lu-uk-ti
6. {d}marduk a-sza-re-du _dingir-dingir_ mu-szi-im szi-ma-a-ti
7. a-na ki-isz-szu-ti _ma-da-ma-da_ e-pe2-e-szu
8. i-szi-mu szi-ma-at-su
9. a-na re-e2-u2-ti s,a-al-ma-at qa2-qa2-dam e-pe2-e-szu
10. {d}na3 _ibila_ ki-i-nim _{gesz}nig2-gidri_ i-sza-ar-ti
11. u2-sza-at-mi-hu qa-tu-usz-szu
12. a-na e-t,e-ri ni-szim ga-ma-lu ma-a-ti
13. {d}er3-ra sza-ga-pu2-ru _dingir-dingir_ id-di-nu-szu ka-ak-ku-szu
14. _dumu_ {d}en-mu-in-gar _lugal_ babilax(|TIN.TIR|){ki} a-na-ku
15. i3-nu-um {d}marduk _en gal_ re-e-szi-ia u2-ul-lu-u2
16. _ma-da_ u3 ni-szim a-na be2-e-lu id-di-nam
17. a-na-ku a-na {d}marduk _en_-ia ka-a-a-na-ak la ba-at,-la-ak
18. e2-sag-il2 u3 e2-zi-da a-za-an-na-an
19. usz-te-te-esz-sze-er e-esz-re-e-ti
20. pa-ar-s,u re-esz-tu-tu asz-te-ne2-e'-a ka-a-a-nam
21. _musz-husz_ e-ri-i sza i-na ki-se3-e _ka2-ka2_ e2-sag-il2
22. it-ti ri-i-mu _ku3-babbar_ sza si3-ip-pe-e na-an-zu-zu ka-a-a-nam
23. i-na _ka2-{d}utu-e3 ka2-{d}lamma_-a-ra-bi _ka2-he2-gal2_ u3 _ka2-u6-de-babbar_
24. la usz-zi-zu _lugal_ ma-ah-ri
25. ia-ti asz2-ru sza-ah-t,u sza pa-la-ha _dingir-dingir_ mu-du-u2
26. e-ep-ti-iq-ma 8(disz) _musz-husz_ e-ri-i sze-zu-zu-u2-ti
27. sza le-em-nim u3 a-a-bi i-za-an-nu i-ma-at mu-u2-ti
28. ti-i-ri _ku3-babbar_ e-eb-bi u2-sza-al-bi-isz-ma
29. i-na _ka2-{d}utu-e3 ka2-{d}lamma_-a-ra-bi _ka2-he2-gal2_ u3 _ka2-u6-de-<babbar>_
30. i-na ki-se-e _ka2-ka2_ szi-na-a-ti ki-ma la-bi-ri-im-ma
31. it-ti ri-i-mu _ku3-babbar_ sza si3-ip-pe-e
32. ki-ma si3-ma-a-ti-szu re-esz-ta-a-ti u2-usz-zi-iz i-na ki-gal-lam
33. _bara2_ szi-ma-a-ti sza qe2-re-eb e2-zi-da
34. sza i-na za-am-mu-<uk-ku> re-e-sza sza-at-ti
35. [...]-ki-ti ta-be-e {d}en-lil2 _dingir-dingir_ {d}marduk
36. [...]-ad#-di-hu a-na qe2-re-eb szu-an-na{ki}
37. _ud#-5(disz)#-kam2# ud#-1(u) 1(disz)#-kam2#_ i#-na a-la-ku u3 ta-a-ri sza ba-bi-lam{ki}
38. [...] i-ra-am-mu-u2 s,e-ru-usz-szu
39. [...] _ku3-babbar_ ip-ti-qu pi-ti-iq-szu
40. [...]-ru ti-iq-nim me2-lam-mu u2-sza-al-bi-isz-szu
41. [...] sza isz-tu bi-na-a-ti-szu
42. i-te-e e2-sag-il2 szu-te-szu-ru mu-u2-szu ga-ap-szu-ti
column 2
1. i-na pa-le-e _lugal_ ma-ah-ri mu-u2-szu a-na i-te-e e2-sag-il2
2. is-su-u2 <<x>> i-re-e-qu a-na sa-a-bu
3. ia-ti a-sza-ar-szu la-bi2-ri asz-te-e'-e-ma
4. ma-la-ak me2-e-szu ki-ma la-bi-ri-im-ma
5. a-na i-te-e e2-sag-il2 usz-te-te-szi-ir
6. _pa5 {d}utu-e3_ sza _lugal_ ma-ah-ri u2-sza-ah-ru-ma
7. la ib-na-a su-uk-ki-szu
8. _pa5_ u2-sza-ah-ri-ma i-na ku-up-ri u3 a-gur-ri
9. ab-na-a su-uk-ki-szu
10. me2-e nu-uh-szu la na-pa-ar-ku-ti
11. u2-ki-in a-na _ma-da_
12. a-na e2-sag-il2 u3 e2-zi-da la ba-at,-la-ak sa-at-ta-kam
13. ka-al ma-ha-zi _dingir-dingir_ a-na zi-in-na-a-ti
14. asz-te-ne2-e'-a ka-a-<a>-nam
15. i3-nu-mi-szu _e2-gal_ mu-sza-bu szar-ru-ti-ia
16. sza er-s,e-tim babila2{ki} sza qe2-re-eb ba-bi-lam{ki}
17. isz-tu a-a-i-bu-ur2-sza-bu-um su-le-e babila2{ki}
18. a-di ki-sza-du {i7}buranun{ki}
19. sza _lugal_ ma-ah-ri i-pu2-szu-ma u2-ra-ak-ki-su si3-ip-pu-szu
20. i-na li-ib-bi a-na ki-da4-a-nim _e2-gal_
21. a-na mu-uh2 ki-sza-du {i7}buranun{ki}
22. i-qu-up-ma up-ta-at,-t,i-ri s,i-in-du-szu
23. i-ga-ru-sza qu-up-pu-tu ad-ke-e-ma
24. szu-pu2-ul me2-e ak-szu-ud
25. me2-he-ra-at me2-e i-na ku-up-ri u3 a-gur-ri
26. i-szi-id-sa u2-sza-ar-szi-id-ma
27. e-pu2-usz u2-sza-ak-li-il-ma
28. u2-ul-la-a re-e-sza-a-sza
29. _{gesz}erin_ da-nu4-tum a-na szi-i-pi2-sza
30. _{gesz}gan-du7_-sza u3 s,u-lu-li-sza u2-sza-at-ri-is,
31. {d}marduk _en gal {d}en-lil2 dingir-dingir_ szu-pu-u2
32. nu-ur2 _dingir-dingir_ ab-be2-e-szu
33. i-na qi2-bi-ti-ka s,i-ir-ti sza la na-ak-ri
34. _e2_ e-pu2-szu la-la-a-szu lu-usz-bu
35. i-na qe2-er-bi-sza szi-bu-tu lu-uk-szu-ud
36. lu-usz-ba-a li-it-tu-u2-ti
37. isz-tu _an-ur2_ a-di _an-pa_ e-ma {d}utu a-s,u-u2
38. sza _lugal-lugal_ ki-ib-ra-a-ti sza ka-al te-ne2-sze-e-ti
39. bi-la-at-su-nu ka-bi-it-ti
40. lu-um-hu-ur2 qe2-er-bu-usz-sza
41. li-i-pu-u2-a i-na qe2-er-bi-sza a-na da-ri2-a-ti
42. s,a-al-ma-at qa2-qa2-dam li-be-e-lu

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  • Artifact type: Barrel
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: RINBE 2, Neriglissar 03, ex. 01

    [Novotny2020RINBE2] Weiershäuser, Frauke, and Jamie Novotny. 2020. The Royal Inscriptions of Amēl-Marduk (561-560 BC), Neriglissar (559-556 BC), and Nabonidus (555-539 BC), Kings of Babylon. Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, vol. 2. Eisenbrauns.

  • history: Da Riva, Rocio, SANER 3 (2013) 4.02.03 (C23), ex. 01,

    [sec112596] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: Loan Ant-43
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  • Provenience: Babylon (mod. Bābili) [uncertain]
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-06-15 at 20:44:22 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-06-01 at 18:47:18 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Novotny, Jamie Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2020-03-27 at 16:08:21 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2020-01-29 at 13:43:05 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-01-24 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Wagensonner, Klaus CDLI approved View

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Composite Score
RINBE 2, Neriglissar 03 composite (P518472) View the score

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Cite this Artifact
“RINBE 2, Neriglissar 03, Ex. 01 Artifact Entry.” (2013) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448637.
RINBE 2, Neriglissar 03, ex. 01 artifact entry (No. P448637). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448637 (Original work published 2013)
RINBE 2, Neriglissar 03, ex. 01 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448637 (Accessed: April 13, 2024).
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-13]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {jun 15},
	title = {RINBE 2, {Neriglissar} 03, ex. 01 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448637},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448637},

DA  - 2023/6/15/
PY  - 2023
ID  - P448637
LB  - CDLI:P448637
M1  - 2024/4/13/
TI  - RINBE 2, Neriglissar 03, ex. 01 artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448637
ER  - 
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