CDLI Literary 000674 (Nanna E) composite (P478894)

Literary artifact dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period

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Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)



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Literary (ETCSL 4.13.05 Nanna E (composite))






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1. dumu nun-e |ABxA| ku3-ta e3-a ba-zal-zal si i3-[...]
2. kur me sikil esz3 abzu sza3 x x dagal kur me? [...]
3. ki-ur3 mah dur2? x x dagal?-la [...]
4. ambar-ta me-lem4 husz tum3 musz3 ni2 x x-ge-en
5. nam-du10-zu-sze3 nam-gal nam-mah-zu-sze3 sag im-ma-il2-la2
6. nam tar-re-de3-esz a2 mah mi-ni-in-sud4-un
7. nam-lugal an ki-zu an gal-e szu dagal mu-ri-in-du11
8. nam-dumu nun gal-zu {d}en-lil2-le nam-men szu mi-ri-in-du7
9. nam-dingir mah {d}en-lil2 pa e3 ma-ra-ni-in-e3
10. a DU-a a sig mah-zu-sze3 nam tar-re ki du10 ama du10
11. {d}en-ki |ABxA|-sza3 ku3-ta giri3-zu-sze3 im-mi-in-gar
12. {d}en-lil2 nam-mah nam-en-na mi-ni-in-tu-de3-en
13. {d}nanna u4-sakar-zu u4-sakar 7(disz)-bi mu pa3-da
14. {d}en-lil2 an ki-ka mu-zu mu ku3-ga mu mi-ri-in-pa3
15. dumu nun-e nam-gal-zu an ki-a pa e3 im-mi-in-e3
16. ukken mah nam {d}en-lil2-la2-na sag-e-esz mu-ra-an-rig7
17. {d}en-ki-ke4 ki esz3 eridu{ki}-ta nam-men nam-mah-zu mu-ri-in-tar
18. abzu mah ki esz3 eridu{ki}-ta nam-en gal-zu-sze3
19. lugal an ki-ke4 an? ki? gun3-a nam-gal-zu-sze3 ba-an-du11
20. {d}nanna sag-zu il2 {d}a-nun-na-ke4-ne-er ha-la ba-an-pa3
21. me sikil sza3 hul2-la-ka-ne-ne ki-tusz ku3 im-mi-ni-in-tusz-un
22. dingir gal-gal-e-ne nidba-esz gal ba-an-pa3
23. za3 gu-la2 sza3 hi-li mah si-a im?-mi-ni-in-durun-usz
24. dingir-re-e-ne sizkur2 sza3 hul2-la-ne?-ne im-mi-ni-in-szum2-szum2
25. ki mah ki ku3-ga mi-ni-in-tusz-un
26. {d}nanna ki ku3-ga ki-tusz ku3 mi-ni-in-tusz-un
27. {d}en-ki-ke4 ki-tusz ma-ra-ab-sikil-e ki-tusz? ma?-ra?-ab-szen-e
28. an mu-ra-ab-ku3-ge ki mu-ra-ab-szen-e
29. e2-kisz-nu-gal2 e2 tir {gisz}erin-na an-sze3 si ma-ra-an-sa2
30. dur2 mah-zu ki ku3-ga ma-ra-ab-ak ur2 nig2 an ki-a
31. gisz-hur szu-luh mah-zu si ma-ra-an-sa2-e
32. gir4? x-zu banszur ki ku3-ga ma-ra-ab-szen
33. kin-sig-bi kin-sig kin-nim-zu
34. x x si ma-ra-an-sa2
35. szu-luh-ha ma-ra-ab-ku3-ug ma-ra-ab-szen
36. x x x DU SA U3 du8 x UZ KA LA ba-an-sig7
37. x x x mi-ni-in-pa3
38. {d}en-ki abzu-ni u3-tu szu-luh mu-ra-an-ga2-ga2
39. {d}ku3-su13-e szu-luh-ha ba-ni-gub e2 ni2-bi u3-tu
40. |ABxA|-sza3 bar-ba gir4 gu4 udu ninda esz3 bar-ba szu-luh ku3-bi
41. e2-e i3 im-sikil-e sag ba-ab-ha-za a2-szu-giri3 ba-an-KU-usz
42. szu-luh ku3 nu-szub-bu-sze3 ambar mah
43. |ABxA| dagal ku3-ga-ta nam-bi im-ta-e3
44. e2-kisz-nu-gal2 bara2 mah ku3-ga me gal mah an ki-a szu du7
45. |ABxA| ku3-ta pesz10 mah a tu5-a-zu
46. i3 hur-sag su ku3 gal2-la-zu
47. {d}nanna bara2 mah-zu ba-gar-ra
48. gada mah kesz2 sag il2 si mul suh10-gir11 nam-men-na
49. i3 mah i3 nam-men i3 erim3 gal-zu su-bar ku3-ga-ka
50. kar-za-gin3 kar mah kar ku3-ga-na
51. {d}nin-gublaga-ke4 en szu im-ma-an-ku3-ga
52. {d}tarah abzu eridu{ki}-ta szu-bi i3 im-sikil-e
53. u2-a-zu banszur unu2 ki gal-zu-sze3 szu ku3 ga2-ga2-zu-sze3
54. {d}ku3-su3-e szu sikil szu dadag ak szu im-ma-an-ku3-ge
55. {d}tarah abzu eridu{ki}-ta szu-bi i3 im-sikil-e
56. esz3 abzu bara2 mah uri2{ki}-ma nam du10 gal tar-re
57. e2-kisz-nu-gal2 ki-tusz ku3 du10-ga-am3 {d}nin-gal nin mah-bi
58. ki-tusz ku3 ki nam-nin-za {d}nanna lugal-bi-ir
59. e2-kisz-nu-gal2 agrun-ku3-ga e2 nam-lugal-zu
60. {d}nanna {d}nin-gal ki-tusz mi-ni-ib2-hul2-ne
61. {d}suen-e en zu mah an ki aga-zu aga mah-am3
62. me-lem4 husz an ki-a si-ge {d}asz-im2-babbar-e szu he2-en-na-ku3-ge
63. an-gin7 he2-en-na-ku3-ge ki-gin7 he2-en-na-szen-e
64. sza3 an-na-gin7 he2-en-na-dadag-ge
65. aga? an ki-a aga ku3 sag he2-em-ma-il2-e
66. {d}suen-e en zu mah an ki bara2 sikil-la szu du7
67. {d}asz-im2-babbar-e sag-men aga zi3-da si mul mah x x
68. sag im-ma-il2-e
69. i3 ku3 i3 sikil i3 dadag-ge

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Consult sign list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Consult word list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

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    composite text

  • history: ETCSL, 4.13.05 Nanna E

    [BlackETCSL] Black, Jeremy A. 1998-2006. “Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature.” 1998-2006.

  • Composite No.: Q000674
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-06-07 at 13:32:34 Firth, Richard Artifact Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2024-06-07 at 13:24:18 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2016-04-23 at 16:30:14 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-03-03 at 05:55:16 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2015-02-07 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Foxvog, Daniel A.; Wagensonner, Klaus CDLI approved View

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This artifact is a composite text. View the score of CDLI Literary 000674 (Nanna E) composite. See below for a list of its witness(es):

Witness Period Provenience
CDLI Literary 000674, ex. 001 (P346152) Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000674 (Nanna E) Composite Artifact Entry.” (2015) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 7, 2024.
CDLI Literary 000674 (Nanna E) composite artifact entry (No. P478894). (2024, June 7). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). (Original work published 2015)
CDLI Literary 000674 (Nanna E) composite artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: (Accessed: July 14, 2024).
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