Fs Walker 241 (P502958)

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 130838

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)

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. 1(disz) _udu_ ne-pe2-esz-ti! _masz2-szu-gid2-gid2_
2. a-na eri-ba-am-{d}na-na-a a-na _iri{ki}_ x-x
3. a-la-ki-im a-na _silim sza3-ge4# guru6#_
  single ruling
4. _ki-gub tuku nu zi! kal_ x x ni-di
5. szu-bat _za3 ka2 e2-gal# gar_-at*
  Coll. George, Andrew, CUSAS 18 (2013) p. 19 ad 28'
6. _za3 ze2 {gesz}tukul x x gub-ba_
7. _za3 ze2 {gesz}tukul masz#-gana2# gar_
8. _ze2 za3 gi-a gub3_ la _tab-ba!_
9. _gub3 ze2# du8_
10. _gub3 szu-si_ a-di# 2(disz) sza-ti-iq#
11. i-na _gub3 szu-si gesz-hur_
12. i-na _edin szu-si murub4 {gesz}tukul ki!-ta_ et-qu2
  George, Andrew, CUSAS 18 (2013) p. 19 ad 32': read edin, not egir
reverse
1. i-na _edin szu-si murub4 gesz-hur_ isz-t,e4-ri-tu2
2. a-na _za3_ er-be2-et
3. _szu-si mur murub4 gub3 du8_-at
4. ki-di-it _gub3_ hal!-qa3-at _ga-rig2_
5. i-na _gub3 mur gu2_ ki-ma ha-si-is _za3-mi2_
6. 1(u) 2(disz) ti-ra-nu
  single ruling
7. _iti du6-ku3! u4 1(disz)-kam_
8. _mu_ sa-am-su-di-ta-na _lugal-e [(...)] alan-a-ni u3-luh nig2-si-sa2!_

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Consult word list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: Fs Walker p.229-244, p. 241

    [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 130838
  • Accession No.: 1950-07-22, 0005

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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:27:14 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
2019-06-15 at 01:39:31 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI 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 241 Artifact Entry.” (2017) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502958.
Fs Walker 241 artifact entry (No. P502958). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502958 (Original work published 2017)
Fs Walker 241 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502958 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502958},
}

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