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Primary publication: BiMes 03, 26
Author: Biggs, Robert D.
Publication date: 1976
Secondary publication(s): Biggs, JNES 32, p. 26-33 [1973]; Bauer, Altori. Not. 5-8, p. 9-11
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CDLI no.: P221796
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001tqtdv
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Source of original electronic files
Catalogue: 20030226 johnsonjc
Transliteration: cdlistaff
Translation: no translation
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Collection Information
Owner: National Museum of Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq
Museum no.: IM—
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Genre: Literary
Sub-genre: riddles
Sub-genre remarks: riddles concerning cities
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Language: Sumerian
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Object type: tablet
Material: clay
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Provenience: Lagash (mod. El-Hiba)
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Excavation no.: 2 H-T 025
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Period: ED IIIb (ca. 2500-2340 BC)
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column 1
1. i7-bi NINA-du
2. dingir-bi {d}nansze nin uru16
3. ku6#-bi lu2:u18 gu7-gu7
4. musz#-bi [x] x
5. [i7-bi] AN [...]
6. [dingir-bi ...] x [x]
7. ku6-bi x musz#-bi bar GAM#-GAM#
8. i7-bi en a ME#? dingir-bi {d}hendur-sag# gal-nimgir abzu
9. [ku6]-bi musz{ku6} musz#-bi si mu2
10. [i7-bi] x x [...]
column 2
1. [dingir-bi {d}]nin#-nu-nir
2. ku6-bi sag x x
3. musz-bi TAR-luh
4. i7-bi en libisz-sze3#? nu-DU
5. dingir-bi {d}nin-guru7 nu nunuz u2 gal
6. ku6-bi MUNUS-MUNUS
7. musz-bi su3-a
8. i7-bi pa5 {d}samanx(|SZE.NUN.SZE3.BU|) kas4
9. dingir-bi {d}nin-gir2-su ur-sag gal en-lil2-la2
10. ku6-bi MUNUS [x] musz#-bi# x [x x]
$ rest of column missing
column 3
1. lugal-ne AN-ta#?
2. ku6-bi x gid2 musz-bi musz gur8
3. i7-bi e3 pirig
4. dingir-bi ama-tu-da umma{ki} {d}nin-ur4
5. ku6-bi ur4 musz-bi pirig dar
6. i7-bi |LAGABxMUSZ@90| dingir-bi {d}|LAGABxGAL| EN DI ba
7. ku6-bi MUN musz-bi a-sza3 tur3
8. i7-bi DU zabala5{ki}
$ rest of column missing
column 4
1. [musz-bi a?]-sza3 tur3
2. i7-bi en gir2 gal
3. dingir-bi igi zi gal an-na
4. {d}nin-girimx(A.BU.HA.DU)
5. ku6-bi esztub{ku6}
6. musz-bi musz ki e2?
7. i7-bi en zalag gal
8. dingir-bi pisan sanga2 unu{ki} ensi2 gal {d}inanna
9. ku6-bi a-dar-tun2 musz-bi KA gesztin
10. i7-bi [x x]
$ rest of column missing
column 5
1. ku6-bi KA# sur musz-bi musz an
2. i7-bi {d}lamma igi-bar
3. dingir-bi {d}lamma-sza6-ga
4. u8 ganun tur nun
5. ku6-bi nig2-sag-la2
6. musz-bi musz tag
7. i7-bi i7 dumu lu2
8. dingir-bi en {d}x [x x]
$ rest of column missing
column 6
1. [i7-bi] ma2-gin2 UD x
2. dingir-bi {d}nansze#? {d}nin-dub#?
3. ku6-bi gug2 musz-bi x
4. i7-bi an-ne2 pa3-da
5. dingir-bi lugal e2-a la2 x
6. ku6-bi# [x] musz#-[bi] x [x]
$ rest of column missing

column 1
$ n lines missing
1. dingir-bi [{d}ig]-alim
2. ku6-bi# [x x]
$ rest of column missing
column 2
$ n lines missing
1. ku6-bi# suhur musz#-bi musz a
2. i7-bi i7 nun
3. dingir-bi# [x x]
$ n lines missing
1. i7# EN [...]
column 3
$ n lines missing
1. musz-bi musz kas4
2. i7-bi NINA gar
3. dingir-bi {d}nin-gublaga
4. ku6-bi gir2
5. musz-bi [x] x [x x]
6. i7-bi x x bi
7. dingir-bi {d}iszkur# amar# banda3#{da}
8. [ku6-bi] x [musz]-bi x
$ rest of column missing
column 4
$ n lines missing
1. ku6-bi sumasz musz-bi musz dagal
2. i7-bi masz ti HAR
3. dingir-bi {d}pa-bil3-sag ur-sag {d}en-lil2-la2
4. ku6-bi du3 musz-bi KU
5. i7-bi x ra GAN# NE#
6. dingir-bi {d}nin-tu nin-an-ki
7. ku6-bi kin musz-bi [x x]
$ rest of column missing
column 5
$ n lines missing
1. [ku6-bi] x musz#-bi [x]-tag
2. i7-bi uri-ri dingir-bi {d}nin-ur4 DU
3. u2-ka e2-kur-ra
4. ku6-bi nun sal4 me? musz-bi igi gun3
5. i7-bi i7 kesz3{ki}
6. [dingir]-bi# {d}{asz11}aszgi{gi4} lugal# ki# AB
$ rest of column missing
column 6
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