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Tablet Fragment

Object TitleCreation of Man
Object Number:CBS2168
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: Tablet Hill, E. side of Shatt en-Nil
Locus: Tablet Hill
East side of Shatt en-Nil
Period: Old Babylonian Period
Date Made: 1900-1600 BCE
Early Date: -1900
Late Date: -1600
Inscription Language:Sumerian Language
Height: 21.5 cm
Width: 14.7 cm
Depth: 3.8 cm
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I,1889
Other Number:P259234 - CDLI Number
B2168 - Old Museum Number
CBS 02168 + CBS 02202 + CBS 11327 + CBS 12738 + CBS 13386 + N 1889 - Other Number
CBS2202, CBS11327, CBS12738, CBS13386, N1889 - Associated Object Number


Half-baked clay. Probably I Dynasty of Isin-revised date. Creation of man text-Biblical Parallels

Literary text fragment. Enki and Ninmah. (ETCSL 1.01.02, CDLI Composite: Q000333). See CDLI for line art (hand drawing of inscription). Joins with CBS2202, CBS11327, CBS12738, CBS13386, and N1889.

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