Fs Walker 237 (P502956)

Divination tablet excavated in Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah), 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 097433

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Scholarly or scientific > Divination (extispicy)

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tablet
obverse
1. _siskur2_ a-na {d}suen
2. a-na szu-lum dingir-szu-ib-ni-szu#
3. u3 a#-na# be-el#-ta#!-[ni ...]
4. {uzu}te-er-tum [...]
5. ru-uq-qi2 _du8_ [...]
6. u3 pa-ni-szu# [...]
7. _gir2# [x (x)] x si#-hir2#-[...]
8. _kal tuku#_ x [...]
9. i#-na _za3 ze2_ x [...]
reverse
1. i#-na# _za3# ze2_ [...]
2. _ze2 za3 [x (x) gi]-na_ [...]
3. _gub3 ze2_ a-di _silim-ta_ [...]
4. _za3 szu-si du8 gub3 szu-si_ sza#-ti#-[iq]
5. _gub3 szu-si du8_ i-na# _gub3# szu-si_ [szi-lum na-di]
6. x x x-ri#-it,# i-na s,e-er _[muru2 ...]
7. _ki-ta_ i-szu# [...]
8. _mur za3_ ta-li-il [...]
9. _sza3_ sza-lim 1(u) 2(disz) ti-ra-nu# [...]
10. _iti ab-e3 <u4> 1(u) 7(disz)-kam#_
11. _mu_ am-mi-s,a-du-qa2 _lugal-e {uruda}ki#-lugal-gub i3-mah-a#_

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: Fs Walker p.229-244, p. 237

    [Richardson2002extispicy] Richardson, Seth F. C. 2002. “Ewe Should Be so Lucky: Extispicy Reports and Everyday Life.” In Mining the Archives. Festschrift for Christopher Walker, edited by Cornelia Wunsch, 229–44. Babylonische Archive 1. Dresden: ISLET.

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  • Museum No.: BM 097433
  • Accession No.: 1902-10-11, 0487

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
2018-12-07 at 08:15:17 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram 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 237 Artifact Entry.” (2017) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502956.
Fs Walker 237 artifact entry (No. P502956). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502956 (Original work published 2017)
Fs Walker 237 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502956 (Accessed: April 20, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502956},
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