Fs Walker 239 (P502957)

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 026594

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. 1(disz) _sila4_ ne-pe2-esz-ti _masz2-szu-gid2-gid2_
2. a-na e-pe2-esz s,i-bu-tim
3. isz-tu _iti NE-NE-gar u4 1(u)-kam_
4. a-di _iti kin-{d}inanna{na} u4 2(disz)-kam_
5. _uzu_ ep-sze-et
6. {uzu}te-er-tum _ki-gub tuku_
7. _gir2_ ka-pi2-is, _kal tuku silim tuku_
8. _ze2 za3 gi-na_ i-na _gub3 ze2_
9. _giri3_ na-ah-sa-at
10. i-na s,e-er _szu-si egir mur_ isz-tu _gub3_ a-na _za3_ er-be2-et
11. i#-na s,e-er _szu-si murub4_ i-na _suhusz szu#-si_
12. _za3_ ul-lu-ma _gar_
reverse
1. _mur# za3_ ta-li-il _sza3_ sza-lim
2. [n] ti#-ra-nu _gub3_ tu-ru
  single ruling
3. sza gal-da-ni
4. a-na ta-i-ti-sza _ba-silim-a_
  blank space
5. _iti NE-NE-gar u4 1(u)-kam_
6. _mu_ am-mi-s,a-du-qa2 _lugal-e_ bad3-am-mi-s,a-du-qa2 _ka i7 buranun{ki}-na-ta bi2-in-du3_

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: Fs Walker p.229-244, p. 239

    [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 026594
  • Accession No.: 1898-05-14, 0412

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:32:21 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg 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 06:09:33 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 239 Artifact Entry.” (2017) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502957.
Fs Walker 239 artifact entry (No. P502957). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502957 (Original work published 2017)
Fs Walker 239 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502957 (Accessed: April 20, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {Fs {Walker} 239 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502957},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502957},
}

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