Fs Walker 138 (P502949)

Divination tablet dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 085214

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

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Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Scholarly or scientific > Divination (extispicy)

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tablet
obverse
1. [x x] a x sza szu-ul#-[mi-im]
2. [x x] i-nu-u2-ma a-ta-x [x x]
  single ruling
3. [na]-ap-la-asz-tam i-szu pa-da-num# [x x]
4. u2#-ta-la-al
5. _ka2 e2-gal_-lim sza-lim
6. mar-tum# isz-da-a-sza i-mi-it-tam ki-na
7. szu-me-lam na-as-ha
8. u3 i-si2-il-ti szu-me-lim pa-at,-ra-at
9. i-na szu#-me-el ta#-ka-al-tim
10. sze20-pu-um# i#-na# li-ib-bi sze20-pi-im
11. u3 wa-x [x x] szi-i-lu na-a#-di
12. i-na# ma-at# _szu#-si_ szi-i-ru#
13. i-na s,e-x x x sza _szu-si_
14. szu-me-lum i-mi-it#-tam i-te-ki-im
15. s,i-ib-tum sza-al-ma-at
16. s,i-ir ha-szi-im i-mi-it-tam e-ki-im
17. ka-ar-szu szu-me-lam a-na 6(disz) ta-ri-ik
18. _sza3_ sza-lim 1(u) 4(disz) ti-ra-a-nu
  single ruling
19. an-ni-tum re-esz-ti-tum
  single ruling
20. na-ap-la-asz-tum i-na isz-di na-ap-la-asz-tim
21. pa-da-nam u2-ul i-szu
22. _ka2 e2-gal_ sza-lim
23. mar-tum isz-da-a-sza pi-it-ru-sa3
24. szu-me-el szu-si szu-qu2-u2-ma pa-t,e-er
reverse
1. i-na i-mi-it-ti ha-szi-im
2. sze20-pu-um isz-di _szu-si_ i-na-t,a-al
3. ru-uq-qi2 ha-szi-im i-mi-it-tam
4. pa-t,e-er
5. i-mi-it-ti ha-szi-im _{gesz}tukul_ e-li-isz
6. it,-t,u3-ul
7. _sza3_ sza-lim 1(u) 2(disz) ti-ra-a-nu
  single ruling
8. an-ni-tum pi-qi2-it-tum
  blank space
9. sza _iti szu-numun-a u4 1(u) 4(disz)-kam_
10. in-ne2-ep-szu

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: Fs Walker p.131-145, p. 138

    [Koch-Westenholz2002extispicy] Koch-Westenholz, Ulla S. 2002. “Old Babylonian Extispicy Reports.” In Mining the Archives. Festschrift for Christopher Walker, edited by Cornelia Wunsch, 131–45. Babylonische Archive 1. Dresden: ISLET.

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  • Museum No.: BM 085214
  • Accession No.: 1899-04-15, 0021

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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-28 at 21:03:16 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Taylor, Jonathan 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
2019-05-02 at 04:42:14 Jagersma, Bram Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2017-09-22 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Firth, Richard CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Fs Walker 138 Artifact Entry.” (2017) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502949.
Fs Walker 138 artifact entry (No. P502949). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502949 (Original work published 2017)
Fs Walker 138 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502949 (Accessed: April 20, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502949},
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