Composites List

Composite texts are scholarly re-created "complete" versions of texts based on the various witnesses ancient Mesopotamians have written in the past and which survive to this day. These virtual complete versions of compositions help us understand the memorized, oral, or copied text which was at the origin of the written ones. They also help us reconstruct whole stories and lists since many witnesses are incomplete, because they are broken or because the scribe only wrote a section of the whole composition.

RoyalLexicalLiteratureScientific
Composite Number Composite Designation Witnesses Tagged Witness
Q00145 AOAT 275, 222, BM 032620 0 0
Qneeded_1 CDLI Lexical 0000archun36 (Archaic Unidentified 36) composite 0 0
Q000001 CDLI Lexical 000001 (OB Nippur Ura 03) composite 245 160
Q000002 CDLI Lexical 000002 (Archaic Lu2 A) composite 197 193
Q000003 CDLI Lexical 000003 (ED Lu2 A) composite 52 31
Q000006 CDLI Lexical 000006 (ED Lu2 E) composite 9 8
Q000007 CDLI Lexical 000007 (Archaic Officials) composite 16 15
Q000008 CDLI Lexical 000008 (ED Officials) composite 3 2
Q000010 CDLI Lexical 000010 (ED Names & Professions) composite 23 22
Q000011 CDLI Lexical 000011 (Archaic Animals) composite 26 25
Q000012 CDLI Lexical 000012 (ED Animals A) composite 2 1
Q000013 CDLI Lexical 000013 (Archaic Fish) composite 23 22
Q000014 CDLI Lexical 000014 (ED Fish) composite 16 15
Q000017 CDLI Lexical 000017 (Archaic Birds) composite 6 5
Q000018 CDLI Lexical 000018 (ED Birds) composite 7 5
Q000019 CDLI Lexical 000019 (Archaic Plant) composite 4 3
Q000020 CDLI Lexical 000020 (ED Plants) composite 4 3
Q000022 CDLI Lexical 000022 (Archaic Wood) composite 32 31
Q000023 CDLI Lexical 000023 (Archaic Vessels and Garments) composite 98 97
Q000024 CDLI Lexical 000024 (ED Vessels and Garments) composite 7 6

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Cite this Artifact
CDLI contributors. 2024. “Lexical Composites.” Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative. April 16, 2024. https://cdli.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/artifacts/composites/Lexical.
CDLI contributors. (2024, April 16). Lexical Composites. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative. https://cdli.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/artifacts/composites/Lexical
CDLI contributors (2024) Lexical Composites, Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative. Available at: https://cdli.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/artifacts/composites/Lexical (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/artifacts/composites/Lexical},
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