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Publication
Primary publication: CDLI Literary 000343, ex. 041
Author: CDLI
Publication date: 2014ff.
Secondary publication(s): Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0426
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CDLI no.: P346465
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001zfc51
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Source of original electronic files
Catalogue: 20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
Transliteration: Peterson, Jeremiah
Translation: Peterson, Jeremiah
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Collection Information
Owner: British Museum, London, UK
Museum no.: BM —
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Text Content:
Genre: Literary
Sub-genre: ETCSL 1.04.01 Inanna's Descent (witness)
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Composite no.: Q000343
Language: Sumerian
Physical Information
Object type: tablet
Material: clay
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Measurements (mm): x x
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Provenience: Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
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Excavation no.: U —
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Period: Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
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Tablet

obverse
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1'. x x [...]
#tr.en: ...
>>Q000343 163
2'. sil2-sil2-la#!?-ni#? [...]
#tr.en: When she split apart(?) the man brought ... away
>>Q000343 164
3'. nin-a-ni {gesz}[...]
#tr.en: Her sister raised her up from her throne
>>Q000343 165
4'. {gesz}gu-za nin-a-ni# [...]
#tr.en: The throne of her sister(!?) ...
>>Q000343 166
5'. {d}a-nun-ke4-e-ne# [...]
#tr.en: The seven judges of the Anuna judged her case before her(?)
>>Q000343 167
6'. igi mu-un#?-szi#-[...]
#tr.en: She looked at her, it was the look of death
>>Q000343 168
7'. sag# mu#?-x-tuku4-tuku4# [...]
#tr.en: She(?) shook her head(?), ...
>>Q000343 169
8'. e#-ne-ra uzu nig2 sag3#?-[...]
#tr.en: For her (Ereškigal?), he turned her (Inanna) into a smitten piece of meat
>>Q000343 170
9'. {gesz}gag-ta [...]
#tr.en: He hung her from a peg
>>Q000343 171
10'. mu# [...]
#tr.en: After seven years, seven months and seven days elapsed(?)
>>Q000343 172
11'. [...] x [...]
>>Q000343 173
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