CCP 6.5 - Dām nēši (excerpts from Uruanna)

Catalogue information
British Museum
BM 76487
Sippar(Sippar), 83-1-18 consignment
CT 41 45 [obv]

Labat, 1933R. Labat, Commentaires assyro-babyloniens sur les présages. Imprimerie-Librairie de l’Université, 1933.: 128-133 no. 22

LexicalLion's Blood


Base text: 
Dām nēši (excerpts from Uruanna)
Tablet information
obv 19
7,62 × 9,52 cm
Chaldean / early Achaemenid (late 7th / 6th cent) (mostly "Sippar Collection")

CAD A/1 336a[On line 7]

CAD Q 146[On line 15: Coll. von Soden]

Abusch & Schwemer, 2010T. Abusch and Schwemer, D. , Corpus of Mesopotamian Anti-witchcraft Rituals. Volume One. Brill, 2010.
[On line 8']
: 114 ad 12'

Finkel, 2005I. L. Finkel, No. 69: Explanatory Commentary on a List of Materia Medica, in Cuneiform texts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, I. Spar and Lambert, W. G. Metropolitan Museum, 2005, pp. 279-283.: 279-280

Frahm, 2011E. Frahm, Babylonian and Assyrian Text Commentaries. Origins of Interpretation. Ugarit-Verlag, 2011.: 253-54, 288, 401

Gabbay, 2016U. Gabbay, The Exegetical Terminology of Akkadian Commentaries. Brill, 2016.: 160 (16), 149, 160–161 (11)

Genty, 2010aT. Genty, Les commentaires dans les textes cunéiformes assyro-babyloniens. MA thesis, 2010.
: 255

Kinnier Wilson, 2005J. V. Kinnier Wilson, On the Cryptogams in the lexical and related texts, Le Journal des Médecines Cunéiformes, vol. 6, pp. 1-21, 2005.: 3, 5-6, 12

Labat, 1933R. Labat, Commentaires assyro-babyloniens sur les présages. Imprimerie-Librairie de l’Université, 1933.
[Edition of BM 66882]
: 128-133 no. 23

Leichty & Finkelstein & Walker, 1988E. Leichty, Finkelstein, J. J. , and Walker, C. B. F. , Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum. Volume VIII: Tablets from Sippar 3. British Museum Publications, 1988.
[Commentary; CT 41 45; rev. not copied]
: 63

Oppenheim, 1977A. L. Oppenheim, Ancient Mesopotamia. Portrait of a Dead Civilization. The University of Chicago, 1977.
[The Neo-Babylonian commentary fragment CT 41 45 (BM 76487) to Köcher no. 28 represents the only evidence, so far, that the series [sc. Uruanna] was known in the south.]

Stol, 2003M. Stol, Petroleum, Reallexikon der Assyriologie, vol. 10, p. 437, 2003.: 505

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Frahm, E. & Frazer, M. & Jiménez, E., “Commentary on Dām nēši (excerpts from Uruanna) (CCP no. 6.5),” Cuneiform Commentaries Project (2017), at (accessed September 25, 2017)
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