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Publication
Primary publication: CDLI Literary 000371, ex. 025
Author: CDLI
Publication date: 2014ff.
Secondary publication(s): Peterson, Jeremiah, AuOr 26 (2008) 258
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CDLI no.: P278542
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001vjgnt
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Source of original electronic files
Catalogue: 20051024 fitzgerald_upenn
Transliteration: Peterson, Jeremiah
Translation: Peterson, Jeremiah
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Collection Information
Owner: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Museum no.: N 3514
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Text Content:
Genre: Literary
Sub-genre: ETCSL 2.01.01 Sumerian King List (witness)
Sub-genre remarks: Peterson: Passage with unparalleled antediluvian kinglist
Composite no.: Q000371
Language: Sumerian; Akkadian
Physical Information
Object type: tablet
Material: clay
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Measurements (mm): 51 x 43 x 22
Object preservation: fragment
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Condition description: center
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Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Period: Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)
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1'. [...] lugal#-e szuruppak#[{ki} ...]
#tr.en: ... king Shuruppak ...,
2'. [...] lugal-e mu 1(szar'u) in#-[ak]
#tr.en: ..., the king, 36,000 years reigned,
3'. [... lugal]-e#? mu 1(szar'u) 2(szar2) in-[ak]
#tr.en: ..., the king, 43,200 years reigned,
4'. [... lugal-e]-ne mu 2(szar'u@v) 2(szar2) in-ak#
#tr.en: these two kings of Shuruppak 79,200 years reigned;
# SZAR2×2U
5'. [...] lugal#-e-ne mu-bi-e-ne mu 1(szargal@v) 4(szar'u@v) in#-[ak]
#tr.en: [these ...] kings 360,000 years reigned;
# SZAR2×GESZ2, SZAR2×4U
6'. [...] hul-bi gig [...]
#tr.en: ... with hatred ...
7'. [... inim?]-e#? se3-se3-ke-e-de3 sza3-ga [... kusz2?]
#tr.en: ... took counsel(?) in order to put into words(?)
8'. [...] esz-bar mi-ni-ib#?-[...]
#tr.en: ...a decision ...
9'. [...] a-na-am3 me-a? [...]
#tr.en: ... all of the ...
10'. [... esz?]-bar gi-gi-ne# [...]
#tr.en: ... making correct(?) decisions(?) ...
11'. [...] x [...]
#tr.en: ...
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