Creation of Man


From: Iraq | Nippur

Curatorial Section: Babylonian

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Object Title Creation of Man
Object Number CBS2168
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Nippur
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
Section Babylonian
Materials Clay
Iconography Creation
Inscription Language Sumerian Language

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.

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

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