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CDLI Literary 000373, ex. 004 & 000561, ex. 018 & 000562, ex. 004 & 000564, ex. 005, Q000573, ex. 014 & 000575, ex. 011
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000373, ex. 004 & 000561, ex. 018 & 000562, ex. 004 & 000564, ex. 005, Q000573, ex. 014 & 000575, ex. 011
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Ali, Fadhil A., Ali Letters (1964) 53, 63, 99; Peterson, Jeremiah, BPOA 09, 269 (unn.); Michalowski CKU 04
CollectionUniversity of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Museum no.UM 29-13-020 + UM 29-13-024 + unn.
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 2.01.03 History of the Tummal (witness); ETCSL 3.01.21; ETCSL 3.02.01 Lett
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20050224 fitzgerald_upenn
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001sk7mj
Composite no.Q000373 Q000561 Q000562 Q000564 Q000573 Q000575
Seal no.
CDLI no.P255096

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CDLI Literary 000373, ex. 005 & 000561, ex. 018 & 000562, ex. 005 & 000563, ex. 005 & 000564, ex. 006 & 000565, ex. 003 & 000573, ex. 015 & 000574, ex. 011 & 000575, ex. 010 & 000576, ex. 005 & 000577, ex. 003 & 000578, ex. 005 & 000579, ex. 005 & 000580,
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000373, ex. 005 & 000561, ex. 018 & 000562, ex. 005 & 000563, ex. 005 & 000564, ex. 006 & 000565, ex. 003 & 000573, ex. 015 & 000574, ex. 011 & 000575, ex. 010 & 000576, ex. 005 & 000577, ex. 003 & 000578, ex. 005 & 000579, ex. 005 & 000580,
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Ali, Fadhil A., Ali Letters (1964) p. 55, 63, 67, 76, 85, 92, 99, 105, 109, 117, 124, 130, 137, 144, 149, 153; Kramer, Samuel N., Çig, Muazzez and Kizilyay, Hatice, ISET 2, 114, Ni 09701; Peterson, Jeremiah, BPOA 09, 276, 279 (N 3431, N 3461); Michalowsk
CollectionArkeoloji Müzeleri, Istanbul, Turkey; University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Museum no.Ist Ni 09701 + N 3210 + N 3264 + N 3266 + N 3294 + N 3303 + N 3308 + N 3310 + N 3431 + N 3461 + N 7134 + UM 29-16-139 (+) N 3461
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 2.01.03 History of the Tummal (witness); ETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Aba-ind
CDLI comments20140309 firth: Civil (Farmer's Instr., 177) and Michalowski (CKU p.310) include N 3301, although it is excluded by Kleinerman (CM 42 xxii) and Peterson (BPOA 9, p.309). If correct, it is clearly different from N 3301 in CBS 15091+.
Catalogue source20030911 veldhuis_nippurlexical
ATF sourceHawkins, Laura F.
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001rkfdx
Composite no.Q000373 Q000561 Q000562 Q000563 Q000564 Q000565 Q000573 Q000574 Q000575
Seal no.
CDLI no.P230799

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1’. […] mi-ni-ib-tu5#-[…] sahar# igi-ga2? […]
2’. [ur]-e# ad6 i-ib2-gu7 gaba#-[…]
3’. uszumgal-e sag gesz um-mi-ib2-ra#-[…]
4’. gesz-gi izi i-ib2-gu7 a#-[…]
5’. {d}utu# i3 un-gu7# ga# un#?-[…] szu-ni ib2-[…]
with Michalowski
6’. ga2-e me-na-am3 sza3 szul#-gi# […] ki-be2 ha-ma#-[…]
single ruling
7'. lugal-ga2 u3#-[na-du11]
8'. {disz}{d}sin-illat ra-bi [si2-ka3-tum-ma]
9'. ARAD2-zu [na-ab-be2-a]
10'. ka-ku-la-tum{ki#}-[sze3 gaba-ri gid2-da-mu-ne]
11'. mar-tu {gesz}tukul#-[bi-da szubtu5-ta im-ma-zi]
12'. ge26-e [zi-ga-mu-ne 1(gesz'u) i3-gaz 2(gesz'u) i3-dab5]
13'. ka#-[ku-la-tum{ki}-sze3 ba-ni-ku4]
14'. [tukum-bi lugal]-mu# [ugnim-ma] tusz-u3-bi# [ab-be2]
15'. {kusz}a-ga2-la2 kesz2-da-bi szu he2-em-ib-tak4-tak4
16'. tukum-bi lugal-mu# ugnim#-ma# nu-tusz-u3-bi ab-be2#
17'. he2-em-ma-su8-be2-esz
18'. lugal-mu he2#-en#-[zu]
19.a'. [{disz}{d}suen]-illat#
19.b'. ra-bi-si2-ka3-tum-ma# [u3-na]-du11#
20'. [{d}i-din-{d}da]-gan# lugal-zu na-ab-[be2-a]
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1-2. [...] ku4-ku4 x?-de3#? [kin bar ha-ra]-ak-ne
3. [lugal-mu tuku-ne-ne {gesz}tukul erin2-na]
4. [ka-giri3-za lah5-am3]
5. ugnim-zu nam-bi2-la2-e
6.a. ul4-la-bi ga2-nam-ma
6.b. a-ma-ru-kam
7. lugal-ga2 u3-na-du11
8. {disz}{d}nanna-ki-ag2 ra-bi-si2-ka3-tum-ma
9. ARAD2#-zu na-ab-be2-a
10. [e2]-danna#{ki} lugal-mu ba#-an#-da-bala
11. sza3# e2#-danna#{ki}-sze3 6(disz) me-at ugnim gu#-[un-gu-nu]-um#
12. [{disz}]at#-ta-ma-an-nu-um-e ba-ni-in#-ku4
13. ugnim#-bi iri-sag-an-na libir-ra-sze3 ku4-ku4-de3 la-ba-szum2
14. [iri ki]-gibil-am3 al-dur2-ru-ne-esz
15. ugnim#-bi gu2 i7-amar-{d}suen-ka-ta
16. [szeg12] du3-u3-de3 du-un-nu-um{ki} ak-de3
17. [u3 i7 ba]-al-e-de3 ba-gen
18. [tukum-bi] lugal#-mu NIM ki {gesz}pan {gesz}gag-pan
19. [x?] x? {gesz}ma2 tur-tur szu-ku6-x-x
20. [{kusz}a-ga2-la2] kesz2-da-bi {gesz}tukul# [{gesz}x] [...] x x
21. [a2 me3 nu]-um-ta-e3#
22. ugnim#-[bi] gu2 i7-amar-[{d}suen-ka]-ta
23. szeg12 ba-du3-e x [du-un-nu-um ba-ak]-e u3 i7 [al-ba-al]-e
24. lugal-mu nam#-[ba-e-sze-ba-e]-ne#
24. a-ma-ru-kam
25. {disz#}{d#}[nanna-ki-ag2 ra-bi-si2]-ka3-tum-ma
26. [a]-na#-asz-am3 [ge26-e nu-zu-mu-ta] za-e szu gar [lugal-zu li-bi2-in-gi4]
27. a2-sze 4(disz) li-mu#-[um erin2 lu2 {gesz}szukur]
28. 2(disz) li-mu-um [erin2 lu2 {gesz}pan]
29. 2(disz) li-mu-um [erin2 lu2 dur10-tab-ba im-mu]-e#-szi#-sar
30. [lu2-kur2 iri-gibil-a al-dur2]-ru-na
31. [ki-tusz]-bi#-ta sar-bi2-ib
32. [kin-sze3 szu i3-gar-re-ne nam-bi2-sze-ga]
33. [iri dili-dili za3-ba] za3-za en-nu-ug3-bi ak-ab
34. [iri]-bi szu-zu-ta la-ba-ra-e3
35.a. nam-lu2-ulu3-zu gar-bi2-ib
35.b. a-ma-ru-kam
36. lugal gu4 igi gun3 su6 {na4}za-gin3 la2-a-mu-ur2
37. [u3]-na#-du11
38. [alan ku3]-sig17# u4# du10#-ga# du2-da

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1. [...]
2. [en nir-gal2 {d}]inanna-ra u3-na-de3-tah
3. [{disz}ur-sa6-ga ARAD2]-zu na-[ab-be2-a]
4. lugal#-[mu bar]-ga2 en3 li-bi2-in-tar dumu uri2{ki#}-[ma-me-en]
5. tukum#-bi lugal-ga2 an-na-[du10]
6. e2 [ad-da]-mu lu2 nam-ba-ab-tum3
7. ki-[ur3 e2 ad]-da-ga2 lu2 nam-mu-da-an-kar-re
8. [lugal-mu] he2-en-zu
single ruling
9. lugal zalag-ga-ni iti6#-gin7# kur#-kur-ra pa e3-a
10. u3-na-du11!
11. lugal {d}utu-gin7 di si sa2 ku5-ku5-de3# [esz-bar {d}]isztaran#-gin7 si sa2-sa2-ra
12. lugal szud3-de3 gesz tuku-mu-ur2 u3-[na-de3]-tah
13. {disz}lugal-szu2 dumu nibru{ki} ARAD2-zu [na-ab-be2]-a#
14. udu-gin7 ka u2 gu7-mu mu-e-pa3 [naga] dub2#-ba [i-ni-bad]
15. gu4 {gesz}szudul4-a nu-ub-ha-za la2-gin7 edin-e [ba-ab-gen-ne-en]
16. ab2 amar-bi nu-ub-da-la2-a-gin7 gu3 arhusz-a im#?-[me]
17. u8 sila4-bi e2-ubur-ra dab5-ba-gin7 szu ba-ab-dab5#-[be2]
18. muszen-gin7 gud3-ga2 lu2 szu ba-ni-in-ti#
19. {gesz}ma2 kar gi-na li-bi2-ib-tak4-a-gin7 tum9 ba-ab#-[diri-ge-en]
20. i-si-isz sila nibru{ki}-ke4 mu-gu7-e#-[en]
21. iri kur2 iri-ga2 mu-da-ku4 lu2 en3 tar#-[re la-ba-tuku]
22. e2 kur2 e2-ga2 mu#-da#-ku4# ugu#-ga2#-[asz ba-ab-dun]
23. iri-ga2 sag#-[gin7 ku3 la-ba-ni-DU siki sag mu-sir2 ba-la2]
24. gu5#-[li du10-sa zu-a kal-la-mu]
25. [du10-ge-esz ga-mu gu7-mu ka-mu-ta ba-an]-kar#
26. [a-a-mu sza3 ur2-bi-ta gur3-gur3-ru-a ki-ta ba-an]-gar#-re-en
27. [nin arhusz-a-mu e2-bi ba-kal igi nu]-mu-un-szi-bar-re
28. [gesz hul gurun nu-il2-la-gin7 lu2] na-ma-szi-hul2-le
29. [{gesz}gibil-{gesz}gibil-me-en {gesz}isimu2]{sar} nu-tuku-me-en [ur5-re] nam-ba-tum2-un
30. [lugal-mu en3-mu] he2-tar-re [ki-ur3-mu-sze3] he2-em-mi-ib-gi4-gi4-in
31.a. lugal# {d#}[utu-gin7 sza3 kalam-ma]
31.b. [mu]-un#-zalag-ga u3-na-du11
32. i-{d}utu ab-sin2 ib2#-ta-an-zi-ga#
33. ti-id-nu-um{ki}-e szu bi2-in-gar szibir-bi mu-un-dab5-ba
34.a. lugal idim-bi-sze3 ab-szid-de3-a
34.b. u3-na-de3-tah
35. {disz}lugal-nesag-ge26 dumu nibru{ki} ARAD2-zu na-ab-be2-a
36.a. sul-a-lum nu-zu-mu sag-ki ba#-a-gid2
36.b. x x?-mu mu-pa3
37.a. iri kur2-ra tum12{muszen}-gin7 sze
37.b. mi-ni-sza4 sza3-ne-sza4 la-ba-[an-tuku]
38. ur-gin7 ki gam-ma nu-zu szu dag-dag-ge# [ba-si]
39. muszen szu sur2-du3{muszen}-ta dal#-[a-gin7 ur5-da i3-ak-en]
40. {gesz}kiri6 a szu-ta nu#-[du11-ga-gin7 asil3-la2-mu hab2-ba ba-an-ug5]
41. igi la2 e2 lugal-ga2#-[ke4 ib2-si-ge inim-gar gig ma-la2]
42. zarah# [...]

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1. u3#-[...] AN [...]
2. [pesz amar-mu] gud3#-ba zi#? [ba-ni-in-gi4 ka u2 gu7 ba-pesz]
3. [gu4-gin7 mur-mu eme ba-szub6 nu-tuku-gin7] szu# ab-sza-an#?-[sza]
4. [edin KAL im]-ri-a-ta ASZ bad-ra2#-[gin7 e2 ur5]-ur5-ra ba-dab5-be2#
5. [ug5-ga ki] nu-tum2-ma-me-en sze-gin7 ar3#-[ar3] [...]
6. szesz#-[mu] lu2# kur2 nu-me-a igi tur mu-un#-[gid2]
7. sag [x x?] gu2 ki-sze3 ba-la2
8. sza6-ga-[mu] hul-sze3 mu-da-se3
9. lugal KA-ga [x x] bala#-bala-e {d}utu-x# [ha-ma-diri]
10.a. en-me-bara2-ge4#-[e-si lugal-e]
10.b. [lugal-e iri-na-nam e2 {d}en-lil2-la2 in-du3]
11. ag-a dumu en-me-[bara2-ge4-e-si]
12. tum-ma-al{ki}-e pa bi2#-[i-e3]
13. {d}nin-lil2 tum-ma-al{ki}-e [in-tum3]
14. a-ra2 1(disz)-a-kam tum-ma-al[{ki} ba-szub]
15. [{disz}mes-an-ne2]-pa3#-da bur-szu2-szu2-a e2 [{d}en-lil2-la2 in-du3]
16. [{disz}mes-ki-ag2-nun]-na# dumu mesz3-an-ne2#-[pa3-da-ke4]
17. [tum-ma-al{ki}]-e# pa bi2-[i-e3]
18. [x x x]
19. [x x x]
20. [tum-ma]-al{ki}-e pa bi2#-[i-e3]
21. [{d}]nin#-lil2 tum-ma-al[{ki}-sze3] in-[tum3]
22. [a]-ra2 3(disz)-a-kam tum-ma-[al{ki} ba-szub]
23. na#-an-ni {gesz}kiri6 mah e2 [{d}en-lil2-la2 in-du3]
24. mes-ki-ag2-{d}nanna dumu na-an-ni-ke4
25. tum-ma-al{ki}-e [pa bi2-i-e3]
26. {d}nin-lil2 tum-ma-[al{ki}-sze3 in-tum3]
27. a-ra2 4(disz)-a-kam tum-[ma-al{ki} ba-szub]
28. ur-{d}namma-ke4 e2-[kur in-du3]
29. {d}szul-gi dumu [{d}ur-{d}namma-ke4]
30. tum-ma-al{ki}-e pa# [bi2-i-e3]
31. {d}nin-lil2 tum-ma-al#[{ki}-sze3 in-tum3]
32. a-ra2 5(disz)-a-kam tum#-[ma-al{ki} ba-szub]
33.a. szu amar-{d}suen-[ka-ta]
33.b. [...]
34. en-am#-[gal-an-na en {d}inanna unu{ki}-ga masz2-e in-pa3-de3]
35. {d}[nin-lil2 tum-ma-al{ki}-sze3 i3-de6-de6-en]
36. ensi2 saga-[ra u3-ne-a-du11]
37. {disz}ur-{d}en-lil2-la2-ke4# [na-ab-be2-a]
38. pa5 i3-luh-ha# [a i-ib2-tum3]
39. {disz}{d}en-a2-la2-mu u3 ha#-an#-[za-mu]
40. ib2-si-ge-esz mu-da#-[an-kar-re-esz]
41. {disz}lugal-an-ne2 na-ab-be2#-[a]
42. ge26-e pa5 1(disz)-am3 za-e pa5# 1(disz)#-am3# [ensi2 pa5 1(disz)-am3]
43. a he2-mu-e-de6 bi2-du11 nu-mu-un-sze-ge-esz#
44. erin2 i7-zu nu-ma# pa5-bi a i-ib2-tum3
45. ga2-a zah2-bi a ma-ab-tum3
46.a. a2 ma-tur 5(disz) gurusz 1(u)?
46.b. hu-mu-e-szi-gi4-gi4-ma a-[ma-ru-kam]

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1. lugal#-me u3-na-du11
2. ensi2# saga-ke4 na-ab-be2-a
3.a. [a-sza3] da-ab-ta{ki} 3(szar2) GAN2
3.b. esz2-gar3 {d#}en#-lil2 {d}x-[lil2 u3 {d}nin-urta]
4. [sza3-bi-ta] 3(bur3)# GAN2 szukur2 lu2 [nig2-dab5-ba-ke4-ne]
5. [1(bur3)-am3 sa]-x a-sza3-[ga-bi]
6. iq#?-bi#-szum2 u3 a-bi-qa2#-[ti-e] inim [mu]-da-an-gar-re-[esz]
7. [tukum-bi lugal-me an-na-kam]
8. [ra-gaba hu-mu-szi-in]-gi4-gi4#-[ma]
9. kin# [a-ak bulug a-sza3 inim du11]-ga mu-ni-[ib-e]
10. [x x?] gaba a-sza3-[ga-bi]
11. {gesz}al-ta ba-dub2 kin-[sze3 ba-ak]
12. erin2 tah-hu-um engar sza3-gu4 lu2# [{gesz}apin-na nu-me-a]
13. gu4 didli-ta a-sza3 gesz [bi2-ur3]
14. al i3-ak-en-de3-en lugal-[me he2-en-zu]
15. kiszib3 mu sar ur-dun dam-gar3-ra# [u2-gu ba-an-de2]
16. inim pu-uh2-[ru-um-ma-ta]
17. nimgir-e sila-sila-a si [gu3 ba-ni-in-ra]
18. lu2 na-me nig2 na-me ugu#-[na] li#-[bi2-in-tuku]
19. {disz}lu2-{d}suen-[na] szagina#
20. {disz}lugal-me#-[lam2] ensi2# [saga]
21. {disz}[zu-zu um-mi-a]
22. [{disz}si]-du3# [dub-sar]
23. [{disz}ad]-lul# [agrig]
24. [{disz}ba-an]-sa6#-ge-en# [gala]
25. [{disz}ul-li2-a] ha-[za-nu-um]
26. [nimgir lu2]-ki#-inim-ma
27. al-su3#-u4# kaskal# [i-im-re7-de3-en]
28. u3 lugal gi-[na lugal-me ir ba-an-us2]
29. kaskal-kaskal-e [kaskal ba-an-tah]
30. ama-me en3 u3-x-[in-tar-re-de3-en]
31. dag#-gi4-me u4 na#?-szu2-usz-e [LUL-ASZ]
32.a. 1(disz) sila3 mun 1(disz) sila3 gazi
32.b. 1(disz) sza3-ga-du3{tug2}
33. lu2-gir7 hu#-[mu-e-gi4]
34.a. kaskal-me al-su3-u4
34.b. a-ma-ru-[kam]
35.a. lu2 di lu2 di
35.b. ama-mu-ra u3-na-du11
36. {ugu}ugu4-bi na-ab-be2-a
37. uri2{ki} iri giri17-zal {d}nanna-ka
38. eridu{ki} iri he2-gal2 {d}en-ki-ga-ka
39. ge26-e egir {gesz}ig e2 nar#-gal-la-ke4 al-tusz-en#
40. [igi-tum3-la2 mu-gu7]-en
41. [nam-ba-da-ug7]-en
42. [ninda ba-ra-gibil-la2 kasz ba-ra]-gibil-la2
43.a. [lu2-gir7 kaskal-e szu]
43.b. [tak4-ma]-ab# a-ma-ru-kam

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1. [{disz}i-la-ak-ni-id u3]-na#-du11
2. [{disz}{d}utu-du10-e na]-ab-be2-a
3. [kaskal iti 1(disz) u4 1(u) 5(disz)-kam u4 ni2-za] he2#-bi2-DU
4.a. sza3# ni#-qum#-ma#-ta# a#-na#-x-[am3]
4.b. [iti]-da# u4 3(disz)-kam-ma-bi a2 ag2-ga2-zu [na]-ma#-tum3
5. bar-zu en3 bi2-tar giri3-zu# [si ba-ab-sa2]
6. [2(disz)] ansze#-gesz#-a ku3-bi# [4(disz) gin2]
7. x x x
8. a2 {gesz}ma2#-zu# 1(disz)# gin2#
9. a2 mas-su {gesz}ma2-zu 1(disz) 1/3(disz) gin2
10. a bi2-si-ig
11. zi-ga didli-zu sza3-bi-ta nu-gal2
12. 2(asz) gun2 siki da-ga-al-tum-ma ku3-bi ha-ra-da-szid#
13. nig2-sa10-ma ku3 1(disz) 2/3(disz) ma-na-kam nagga-a gi4-ma-ni-ib
14.a. {na4}du8-szi-a {na4}nir7-igi {na4}nir7-musz-gir2
14.b. gesztu2-zu he2-en-gal2
15. ku3 didli-zu sag-bi ha-ra-dab5 im-ma hu-mu-ra-ab#-tag#
16.a. u4-da-ta a2# ag2#-ga2#-x x-[em-tum3]
16.b. [a-ma-ru-kam]
17. {disz}{d}en-[lil2-mas-su dimma ad gi4 sa6 ka lal3 inim] gun3-gun3-ra [u3-na-a]-du11
18. [dumu dingir-ra-ni-ir gub-ba a]-a ama-ni ni2 te-ge26-ra
19. [u3-na]-de3-tah
20. [{d}alad {d}lamma dingir kal]-la#-mu ulutim2 alan zil2-zil2-i
21. [me-te] nam-dub-sar-ra
22. ur#-[sag] sza3 zalag-e-de3 he2#-[du7] e2-gal-la a2# [ag2] ki-bi gi4
23. [sza3 lugal-la-na du10-du10-ge]-ra u3-na-de3-tah
24. {disz}lugal-nesag-e [nu-esz3 {d}en-lil2-la2] x x x
25. [sza3-mu mu-da-szub enmen2 sza-gar]-mu# ba-tur
26. [nam]-zu# ib2#-gu7#-en [i-si-isz]-zu# ib2-si#-ge#-en
27. mah#-zu# ib2-sur#-re-en
28. bar-sa6-zu ib2-til-en
29. lib# bar ak-mu-ta si? ba!-dag
30. gesztu2# sza3-mu-ta lul ba-gar
31. [ni2 te-te]-mu#-ta sza3-mu usz2 lugud ba-si
32. [en3 tar-tar-re]-de3# zi ba-a-ir
33. [ki nam tar-ra-sze3 nu]-ub#-da-gen-na-asz
34. [du11-ga {d}en-lil2-la2-ta musz3-me-zu igi he2]-bi2-ib-du8

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1-2. [a-zu kalam-ma-ra] u3-[na-du11]
3.a. nin# tu6# du11-ga-ni ug3
3.b. szar2# [ti-le mu7-mu7-ma-ni ug3 sa6-ga]
4. nin sza3#-ne#-sza4# lu2# ti-ti szud3#-[de3 ki-ag2-ra]
5.a. sza3 gur-ra sza3-la2 SUD a-ra#-zu#
5.b. gesz tuku-mu#-[ur2 u3-na-de3-tah]
6. ti-la ug5-ga# en3 tar-bi [za-e-me-en]
7. lu2-ku5-lu2-ku5-ra2 du7#?-du7 gal-bi#-[me-en]
8.a. {disz}{d}inanna-ka# dumu#-munus {d}en-lil2#-[a2]-mah
8.b. geme2-zu na-ab#-[be2-a]
9. ki-nu2 i3-szub-ba-mu-da# 2(disz)#-kam-ma-bi#
10. u2-u8-a-u8-a al#-gen#-na-mu# a#-ra2#-bi# nu-[zu]
11. nin-mu e2 ma-an-du3-ma igi la2-bi ba-tusz#-[en]
12.a. zu-a kal-la-mu giri3 kur2 mu-da-[an-dab5-be2-esz]
12.b. lu2 en3 tar-re# [la-ba-an]-tuku#
13.a. im-ma-si im-ma-[diri-ga-ta]
13.b. [zi] al#-ir-ir-en
14. tukum-bi# [nin-ga2] an-na-kam
15. a2-sag3 su#-ga2# [gal2-la] su#-ga2 he2-eb-ta-an-zi
16. ki-in-DU nam#-[ti-la]-ka# giri3#-mu he2-bi2-ib-gub-be2
17. [u3 ge26-e] geme2-zu he2-me-en
18. [e2-a-ni kisal-luh-bi] he2-me-en igi-ni-sze3 ga-gub
19. [u3-ba-sa6-ge nin]-mu# lu2-ku5-du du7-du7
20. [mu-sze3] ga-sa4
21. [{disz}lugal-nesag-e dumu zu]-zu um-mi-a nibru{ki}-ke4
22. [tu6-ni-lu2-sa6] ur kin-gi4-a-ka-ni [{d}nin-tin-ug5-ga]-ra# mu#-na#-an#-dim2#
23. [nam-bi-sze3 ur-e nin-a-ni-ir kun mu-na-ab-gun3-gun3 szeg12 mu-na-ab-gi4?]
24. [nin an ki-bi szukur2 szum2]-ma agrig {d}en-lil2-la2
25. [akan{a-ka-an} du10] kur#-kur sza3 si-si nam-he2-a DU-DU-e
26. a2-sag3 simx(GIG)-ma sza3-bi bar ak giri3-pad-ra2 igi bar-re
27. sa nam-ti-la nam-usz2-a-ke4 igi sa6-sa6 nig2-kesz2-bi sa6-ge
28. nig2 ra-ah-a du11-ga zi ir-ra [ki] gig-[bi] zu#-zu#
29. [a]-zu# sa6-ge szim#-mu2 du2-ra-ta [sza3 lu2-ulu3 igi du8]
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1. [um-mi-a] szu# igi# [du-zu-ne]
2.a. [{d}nin]-imma3# dingir-zu
2.b. u3 {d}nisaba nin gesztu2# [dagal-la-ke4]
2.c. gesztu2 ha-ra-ab#-[szum2-mu-ne]
3.a. nig2 im-ma im-sar-re-a
3.b. iri szu-bi nu#-gi4 al-me-a nu-e-zu-u3
4. 2(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar 1(disz) tug2 2(disz) {tug2}bar-si
5. lu2-gi-na szu mu-ra-tak4-tak4# szu ti-ba-ab
6. ha-la tak4-tak4 ama-zu szu nam-bi2-te-en-te
7. a-ma-ru-kam
8. {disz}lugal-ibila u3-na-du11
9. {disz}inim-{d}inanna-ke4 na-ab-be2-a
10. eme-gir15-sze3 [gu2]-zu na-ab-szub-be2-en
11. 2(disz)-kam-ma-sze3 eme si sa2-bi lu2 mu-[e-szi-in]-gi4-gi4
12. lu2-tur igi-zu#-ta al-durun-un-na
13. e2-dub-ba-a-ta na-ab-ta-e3#-en
14. na-an-ga-ma lu2 na-me lul i-ri-[ib-se3]-ke#
15. ugu ad-da-na-sze3 ga-am3-[gen] a-ra-ab-be2#
16. en-na geszkim ge26-e u3 za-e KA i3-bala-en-da-na
17. lu2 u3 mu-szi-in-gi4-gi4
18. lu2-tur szu nam-bi2-bar-re
19. [silim-ma] bi2#-tuku a-ma-ru-kam
20. [...] x-na-de3-[...]
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Secondary publication(s)Black, Jeremy A., et al., ETCSL (1998-2006) 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi; Attinger, Pascal (s. PDF version at ‟View commentary”)
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PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
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LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (composite)
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1. lugal-gu10-ra u3-na-du11
en: After you speak to my king
2. masz2 hur-sag-ga2 a2 sa6-sa6-gu10
en: To my ram of the mountain range with beautiful horns
3. sisix(|ANSZE.KUR|) hur-sag-ga2 umbin hu-ri2-in{muszen}-na
en: Horse of the mountain range with claws of an eagle
4. {gesz}geszimmar ki sikil-e mu2-a zu2-lum {na4}za-gin3 la2-gu10-ur2
en: Date palm grown in a pure place from which shining dates hang down.
5. u3-ne-de3-tah
en: After you repeat to him
6. {disz}a-ba-in-da-sa2 ugula erin2 zu2 kesz2
en: For(!?) Abaindasa, the overseer of the arrayed troops,
7. szudux(|KA.SZU|){+u4} lugal-la-na-ta sza3 lugal-la-na du10-du10-ge-ra
en: he who by delighting his king pleases the heart of his king,
8. ARAD2-zu na-ab-be2-a
en: Your servant, thus says
9. kal-ga-me-en lugal-gu10 ga-ab-us2
en: I am powerful, the soldier of my king,
10. inim-ma-zu ra-gaba-zu he2-me-en
en: (By/of) your word I shall be your rider.
11. {gesz}ma2 gub-ba {gesz}gisal mu-un-se3-ge
en: (When) the boat is idle, (I) prepare the oars
12. a gub-ba a mu-un-da-ak-e
en: When the water is standing still, (I) can make it flow;
12a. dumu gub?-ba sze mu-un-se3-ge
en: (When) the wind is still, (I) prepare(?) the grain
12b. [...] x x mu-un-zalag-ge
en: (When) ..., (I) illuminate ...
13. tu15 gub-ba sze mu-un-da-la2-e
en: (When) the water is still, I make it flow
14. dub-sar-me-en na-ru2-a ab-sar-re-en
en: As a scribe, I incise a stele,
14a. inim ugnim-ma mu-[...]
en: the words of the army I ...,
15. inim pu-uh2-ru-um-ma szub-ba e11?-de3-bi mu-un-da-se3-ge
en: I am able to reproduce the dropped and excised(?) words of the assembly
15a. inim sa6-ge gaba-ri x [...]
en: the sweet words, copies ...,
16. gesz-gin7 {gesz}tir-ga2 mu-un-du3-nam mu-dur7-re im-gurumx(BUR3)-e
en: (But now, as if) I was planted like a tree in my forest, (I) bend over as one who is dirty(?)
17. {gesz}gu-za-ga2 lu2 mu-un-da-la2-a szu-gu10 esz2 im-ma-an-la2
en: The one who is near to(?) the royal throne has bound my hands with rope
18. iri-ga2 tug2 dan6-na-a mu-ni-mur10-ra tug2-mu-dur7-ra ba-an-mur10
en: In my city, I, the one who wore a clean garment, (now) wears a dirty garment
19. lag-e a mi-ni-in-tu5-a sahar igi gun3? ba-e-gub
en: As one who has washed with mud clods, I caked(?) dirt to serve as facial makeup(?)
20. ur-e ad6 ib2-gu7 gaba-bi ib2-zi-zi
en: A dog that has eaten carrion has (also) retreated
21. uszumgal-e sag gesz ib2-ra-ra ka-ta ab-tak4 i3-ib2-tak4
en: An ušumgal (creature) that kills has (also) left behind scraps(?)
22. gesz-gi izi ib2-gu7 a!-nigin2 i3-da13-da13
en: After the reedbed is consumed by fire, the ponds remain
23. {d}utu i3 un-gu7 ga un-gu7 {gesz}szakir-ra-sze3 szu-ni ib2-szi-tum3
en: After Utu has consumed ghee has consumed cheese, he touches(?) the churn (to make it more productive?)
23a. zi-gu10 ba-e-i szu-gu10 ha-za-a-ab
en: I have “brought out” my life/breath(?), take hold of my hand;
23b. dumu nu-mu-un-su-me-en lu2 en3 tar-re la-ba-an-tuku
en: I am the child of a widow, one who has not had anyone to inquire after him;
24. ga2-a me-na-am3 sza3 {d}szul-gi lugal-ga2 ki-be2 ha-ma-gi4-gi4
en: as for me, when will the heart of Šulgi, my king, be returned to its place on my behalf?
24a. lugal-gu10 en3-gu10 he2-tar-re ki ama-gu10-sze3 he2-em-mi-ib-gi4-gi4
en: May my king inquire after me and restore me(!) to the “place of my mother.”


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Secondary publication(s)Dossin, Georges, MDP 18 (1927) 051; Michalowski CKU 04; Malayeri, Mehrnoush, Schülertexte aus Susa (2014) T.465
CollectionLouvre Museum, Paris, France
Museum no.AS 15375 51
Accession no.
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PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
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Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreSchool
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
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Secondary publication(s)Chiera, Edward, OIP 016 (1934) 110; Ali Letters, p. 53; Michalowski CKU 04
CollectionUniversity of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Museum no.CBS 08007 + Ist Ni 04592
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
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1. [...]
2. masz2# hur-sag#-[...]
3. sisix(|ANSZE.KUR|)# hur-sag#-[...]
4. {gesz#}geszimmar ki sikil#-[...]
5. u3#-na-[...]
6. a-ba#-in-da#-[...]
7. ARAD2-zu na-[...]
8. gesz-gin7 tir-ga2 [...] mu-dur7-re [...]
9. {gesz}gu-za-[...]
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Secondary publication(s)van der Meer, Petrus E., MDP 27 (1935) 207; Michalowski CKU 04; Malayeri, Mehrnoush, Schülertexte aus Susa (2014) T.463
CollectionNational Museum, Tehran, Iran
Museum no.NMI BK 01397
Accession no.
ProvenienceSusa (mod. Shush)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreSchool
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20070730 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
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Secondary publication(s)Ali, Fadhil A., Letters (1964) pl.37; Michalowski CKU 04
CollectionNational Museum of Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq
Museum no.IM 058335
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.3N-T0008
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
CDLI comments
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ATF sourceEnglund, Robert K.
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UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001wn021
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1'. [lag]-e# a mi-ni-in-tu5-a sahar# igi-ga2 ba-e-DU
2'. ur#-e ad6 ub-gu7 gaba-bi ib2-zi-zi
3'. uszumgal#-e# sag gesz um-ra#-ra# [...]
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Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0178; Michalowski CKU 04
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 16851
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
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1. lugal#-gu10#-ra# u3-na-du11
2. masz2# hur-sag-ga2 a2 sa6-sa6-gu10
3. sisix(|ANSZE.KUR|) hur-sag-ga2 umbin u11-ri2-in-na
4-5. {gesz}geszimmar ki sikil-e mu2-a zu2-lum {na4}za-gin3 la2-ur2
6. u3-ne-de3-tah
7. gesz-gin7 tir-ga2 mu-un-tum4 mu-dur7-e im-gurumx(BUR3)-e
8. {gesz}gu-za lugal mu-da-la2-a szu-gu10 esz2#? im#-ma-la2
9. iri-ga2!(GISZ) tug2 dan2#?-na mi-ni-mur10-ra tug2 mu-dur7-ra ba-an-mur10
10. lag-e a mi-ni-tux(NAGA)-tu5-a sahar igi gun3!? ba-e-gub

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1. ur#-e adda ib2-gu7# gaba-bi ib2-zi-zi-x
2. uszumgal-e sag gesz ib2-ra-ra ka da13-da13 ib2-tuku
3. gesz-gi izi ib2-gu7 a!-nigin2 i3-tuku-tuku
4-5. {d}utu i3 un-gu7 ga-ar3 un-gu7 {gesz}szakir-ra-sze3 szu-ni ib2-szi-in-tum4
6-8. ga2-e me-na-am3 sza3 {d}szul-gi lugal-ga2 ki-bi ma-gi4-gi4
en: As for me, when will the heart of Shulgi my king be return to its place on my behalf?
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Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0179; Michalowski CKU 04
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 16894B
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
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1. [lugal]-gu10#-ra u3-na-a#-[du11]
2. masz2# hur-sag-ga2 a2 sa6-sa6-[...]
3. sisix(|ANSZE.KUR|) hur-sag-ga2 umbin u11-ri2-in-x-[...]
4. {gesz}geszimmar ki sikil-e mu2-a zu2-lum za-gin3 la2#-[...]
5. u3-ne-de3-tah
6. {disz}a-ba-nam-da-sa2 ugula aga-us2 zu2-kesz2
7-8. sag-ki# zalag lugal-la-na-ta# sza3 lugal-la-na du10-du10-ge-ra
9. ARAD2-zu na-ab-be2-a
10. kal-ga me-en aga-us2-zu he2-me-en
11. ma2# gub-ba {gesz}gisal mu-un-si-ge
12. [...] sze mu-un-si-ge
13. [...] x-ga2# mu-un-zalag-ge
14. [...] x x im-ma-ak-en
15. [...]-ga2 mu#-un#-du3-u3-nam mu-dur7#-re im-gurum-e
16. [...]-ga2# lu2# mu#-un#-da-la2-a szu-gu10 esz2 im-ma-an-la2
17. [...] tug2# dan6#?-na mi#?-ni-mur10-ra [tug2] mu-dur7-ra ba-an-mur10

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1. lag-e a mi-ni-in-tu5-x#? sahar igi-ga2 ba-e-gub
2. ur-re adda ib2-gu7 gaba-bi ib2-zix(GAB)-zix(GAB)
3. uszumgal-e sag gesz ib2-ra-ra ka da13-da13 ib2-tak4
4. gesz-gi izi ub-gu7-a a-nigin2 i3-da13-da13
5. {d}utu i3 un-gu7 gar9 un-gu7 {gesz}banszur ukur3-ra-sze3 szu-ni ib2-szi-in-tum3
6. ga2-e me-en-na-a sza3 {d}szul-gi lugal-gu10 ki-bi ha-ma-gi4-gi4
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Secondary publication(s)Bernhardt, Inez & Kramer, Samuel N., TMH NF 4 (1967) 43; Michalowski CKU 04
CollectionHilprecht Collection, University of Jena, Germany
Museum no.HS 1456
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
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Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
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Museum no.UM 29-15-535
Accession no.
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Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
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Secondary publication(s)Peterson, Jeremiah, BPAO 09 (2011) 190; Michalowski CKU 04
CollectionUniversity of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Museum no.CBS 10069
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
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Secondary publication(s)Michalowski, Piotr, CKU (2011) 04, N 1555
CollectionUniversity of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Museum no.N 1555
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
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Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Michalowski, Piotr, CKU (2011) 04, YBC 6458; Hallo, William W., YOS 22 (2018) 044
CollectionYale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Museum no.YBC 06458
Accession no.
Provenienceuncertain (mod. uncertain)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20070129 cdliadmin_tinney
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001z8vfp
Composite no.Q000561
Seal no.
CDLI no.P357300

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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000561, ex. 012
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Michalowski, Piotr, CKU (2011) 04; Wilson, Mark, Education in the Earliest Schools (2008) no. 159
CollectionCotsen Collection of Cuneiform Tablets, Special Collections, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
Museum no.SC 2, 003
Accession no.40832
Provenienceuncertain (mod. uncertain)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20090406 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz0020scp2
Composite no.Q000561
Seal no.
CDLI no.P388362

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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000561, ex. 013
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Michalowski, Piotr, CKU (2011) 04, Crozer 206a
CollectionCrozer Theological Seminary, Rochester, New York, USA
Museum no.Crozer 206a
Accession no.
Provenience
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20140307 firth
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/z16988c4
Composite no.Q000561
Seal no.
CDLI no.P464212

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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000561, ex. 014
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)
CollectionOriental Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Museum no.OIM A30231 (s. IM 058416)
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.3N-T0389
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20070127 cdliadmin_tinney
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001z3b6k
Composite no.Q000561
Seal no.
CDLI no.P356667

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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000561, ex. 015
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Volk, Konrad, forthcoming
CollectionSchøyen Collection, Oslo, Norway
Museum no.MS 2281
Accession no.
Provenienceuncertain (mod. uncertain)
Excavation no.
PeriodEarly Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20041215 schoeyen_catalogue
ATF sourceEnglund, Robert K.
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001tc0br
Composite no.Q000561
Seal no.
CDLI no.P251518

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obverse
beginning broken
1'. [...] umbin [...]
2'. {gesz}geszimmar ki# sikil#-e# [mu2-a] zu2-lum za-gin3 la2-[gu10-ur2]
3'. u3-ne-du11?
4'. i3-utu kal-ga x lugal aga3-us2-e-ne
5'. a gub-ba-a a {gesz}ma2 x-x
6'. tu15 gub-ba sze mu-un-x-x

reverse
1. [...]-x x
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CDLI Literary 000561, ex. 016 & 000562, ex. 008 & 000760, ex. 065
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000561, ex. 016 & 000562, ex. 008 & 000760, ex. 065
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Ali, Fadhil A., Letters (1964) pl.53; Michalowski CKU 04
CollectionNational Museum of Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq
Museum no.IM 058416 ? (s. OIM A30231)
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.3N-T0309
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness); ETCSL 3.02.01 Letter fro
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20070127 cdliadmin_tinney
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz0020db1t
Composite no.Q000561 Q000562 Q000760
Seal no.
CDLI no.P356633

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CDLI Literary 000561, ex. 017 & 000564, ex. 009 & 000575, ex. 013 & 000582, ex. 013 & 000599, ex. 001
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000561, ex. 017 & 000564, ex. 009 & 000575, ex. 013 & 000582, ex. 013 & 000599, ex. 001
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0173; Michalowski CKU 04
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 07741
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.01.21 Letter from Abaindasa to Šulgi (witness); ETCSL 3.02.03 Letter fro
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001z6hwp
Composite no.Q000561 Q000564 Q000575 Q000582 Q000599
Seal no.
CDLI no.P346258

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obverse

column 1
beginning broken
1'. [...]-zi#
en: She (should) raise the Asag demon that is in my body from my body
2'. [...]-en#
en: And set my foot (back) on the “earth” of life
3'. u3 ga2#-[...]-me-en
en: I will be your maidservant
4'. e2-za-a kisal-luh-bi he2-me-en igi-zu-sze3 he2-gub
en: And therefore I will be the courtyard sweeper in your temple who(?) stands before you
5'. u3-ba-sa6-ge nin-gu10 lu2-ku5-ra2 du7-du7
en: After (I!?/the situation) improves, my lady, as “the one who makes cripples viable”
6'. mu-zu ga-am3-mi-ib2-sze21
en: I will invoke your name
double ruling
7'. lugal inim sa6-sa6-ge dingir-re-e-ne-er gub-ba
en: The king, the flattering/praying one who serves the gods(?)
8'. {ninda}nindaba si bi2-sa2 u3-na-a-du11
en: (Who) has set in order the nindaba offering(?), when you speak to him
9'. alan sukud-da dim2-ma ad#? gi4-gi4 in-tuku
en: One tall of stature, (who) has obtained discernment and counsel
10'. sza3-la2 sug4 sza3 kalam-ma du10-ga
en: Who is filled with pity, who sweetens the heart of the land
11'. u3-ne-de3-tah
en: When you repeat (this) to him
12'. {disz}inim-{d}en-lil2-la2 dub-sar dumu suen-pa-lil2
en: Inim-Enlila, the scribe, son of Sin-palil(?)
13'. ARAD-zu na-ab-be2-a
en: Your servant, thus speaks
14'. nam-tag-gu10 nu-zu nam-tag-ga2 gesztux(|GISZ.TUG2|) la-ba-szi-gal2
en: My sin is unknown, my sin is unheard of
15'. nam im-ri-a HI-x i-si-isz-bi ib2-gu7-en
en: The bitterness of the fate of my family/professional group ... has consumed me(?)
16'. giri3-pad-ra2-gu10 sza3 iri kur2-ra-sze3 a nam-ba-an-tum3
en: My bones should not be carried by water towards a strange city

column 2
beginning broken
1'. [...] x x [...]
double ruling
2'. [...]-ra# u3#-[...]
3'. [...] hur#-sag-ga2 a2 sa6-[...]
4'. sisi hur-sag-ga2 umbin u11#-ri2#-[...]
5'. {gesz}geszimmar ki sikil-e mu2-a zu2-lum {na4}za#-[...]
6'. u3-ne-de3-tah
7'. {disz}a-ba-in-da-sa2 ugula aga-us2 zu2-kesz2
8'. sag-ki zalag lugal-la-na-sze3 sza3 lugal-a-ni-ir du10-du10-ge-ra
9'. ARAD2-zu na-ab-be2-a
10'. kal-ga me-en lugal-gu10 ga-ab-us2
11'. inim-ma-zu ra-gaba-zu he2-me-en
12'. {gesz}ma2 gub-ba {gesz}gisal mu-un-si-ge
13'. a gub-ba a mu-un-da-ak-e
14'. tu15 gub-ba sze mu-un-da-la2-a
15'. dub-sar-me-en na-ru2-a ab-sar-re-en
16'. inim pu-uh2-ru-um-ma szub-ba e11-de3-bi mu-un-da-si-ge
17'. gesz-gin7 {gesz}tir-ga2 mu-du3-na mu-dur7-re im-gurum-e
18'. {gesz}gu-za-ga2 lu2 mu-un-da-la2-a szu-gu10 esz2 im-ma-an-la2
19'. lag-e# a nig2 dan6-dan6-a sahar igi-ga2 ba-e-gub-bu
20'. ur-e# adda? ib2-gu7 gaba-bi ib2-zi-zi
21'. uszumgal-e sag gesz ib2-ra-ra ka-ta ab-tak4 i3-ib2-tak4

reverse

column 1
1. gesz#-gi# izi ib2-gu7-e x i3-da13-da13
2. {d}[utu] i3 gu7 ga-ar3 mu-un-nag [{gesz}]banszur!? ukur3!-ra-sze3 szu-ni im-szi-in-tum4
3. zi-gu10 ba-e-i szu-gu10 ha-za-a-ab
4. dumu nu-mu-un-kusz-me-en lu2 en3 tar-re# la-ba-an-tuku
5. ga2-e me-e-a-na-am3 sza3 {d}szul-gi lugal-gu10 ki-bi ha-ma-gi4-gi4
6. lugal-gu10 en3-gu10 he2-tar-re ki ama!-gu10-sze3 he2-em-mi-ib-gi4-gi4
double ruling
7. lugal-gu10 u3-na-a-du11
en: When you speak to my king
8. {d}nanna-ki-ag2 ra-bi si2-ik-ka-tum-ma
9. ARAD-zu na-ab-be2-a
en: Thus says Nanna-kiag, the city commander, your servant
10. e2-danna{+da-na} ki lugal-gu10 ba-an-da-bala
en: Edana has turned against my king
11. sza3# e2-danna{+da-na}-sze3 6(disz) me-at
12. ugnim gu-un-gu-nu-um
13. [{disz}]at-ta-ma-nu-um ba-ni-in-ku4
en: Into Edana, Attamannum brought a six hundred (man) force of Gungunum
14. iri#{ki} gibil-am3 al-dur2-ru-ne!-esz
15. ugnim# gu-un-gu-nu-um
16. [...] {i7#}amar#-{d#}suen-[...]
17. [...] du#-un-nu-um{ki#} [...]
18. [...]-al#?-e-de3#? [...]
en: This army of Gungunum, at the (far?) bank of the Amar-Suen canal, serves(?) by constructing brickwork, working/fortifying Dunnum(?), and excavating the canal
rest broken

column 2
1. x MI-MI-bi-ke4 tum12{muszen} x-x mi-ni-in-DU
en: That of the darkened(?) ... has brought(?) ... doves(?)
2. su#?-lim si-ga? ba-ab-szu2-un
en: An aura set in place(!?) has covered/overwhelmed me
3. u8#?-e-a-e mu-un-DU-DU hur?-sag giggi-gu10 babbar2-ra
en: (I) go crying “u'a,” my black mountain range (is now) white
4. en-nu-ug3-ga2-en-nu-ug3 nu-me-a nam-usz2-ta sa2-a
en: There being no guard is tantamount to death
5. nam lugal-zu-sze3 gesztux(|GISZ.TUG2|)-gu10 im-szi-gal2
en: My ears are set in order to (hear about) the fate of your king/your kingship
6. inim {d}nin-isin2{+si-na} musz3 lugal-ga2-kam
en: The word of Ninisina, the “it is enough” of my king
7. igi-bi bi2-ib-duh
en: Has been seen(?)
double ruling
8. lugal {d}utu-gin7 sza3 kalam-ma mu-un-zalag-ga
9. u3-na-a-du11
en: When you speak to the king who has shined in the middle of the land like Utu
10. i-{d}utu ab-sin2-ta ib2-ta-an-zi-ga-asz
en: Because he removed the cries to Utu from the furrow
11. tidnumx(|PIRIG.PIRIG|) nim szu-bi in-gar eszkiri-bi mu-un-dab-be2
en: He has made the Tidnum tribe set down their hand(?), he holds their nose-rope
12. lugal til-bi-sze3 ab-szid!?-de3-a#
en: King who counts them(?) in their entirety/towards their spring (i.e., origin?)
13. u3-ne-de3-tah
en: When you repeat (this message) to him
14. lugal-nesag-ge26 dumu nibru{ki} ARAD-zu na-ab-be2-a
en: Thus says lugalnesag, citizen of Nippur, your servant
15. szul-a-lum nu-zu-gu10 sag-ki ba-gid2 tal3 ak-gu10 mu-e-pa3
en: My not knowing punishment was frowned upon(?), I have found my (ability) to make noise
16. [...]-in-sza4
en: In a strange city, I have moaned like a dove
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