An abbreviated version of En-metena 1 from the Sulaymaniyah Museum

Ardalan Khwshnaw(a), Gábor Zólyomi(b)

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(a) – Salahaddin University, Erbil

(b) – Department of Assyriology and Hebrew Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. Email: zolyomi.gabor@btk.elte.hu

Cite as: Khwshnaw, A., Zólyomi, G. 2020: An abbreviated version of En-metena 1 from the Sulaymaniyah Museum. Hungarian Assyriological Review 1 [preprint].

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Abstract

This paper contains the publication of a previously unknown manuscript of En-metena 1 (RIME 1.9.5.1), which is kept in the Sulaymaniyah Museum in Iraq. The new manuscript contains an abbreviated version of the text compared to the text on the Louvre cone and the Yale jar. Although only about the half of the round object that carries the text is preserved, it may be estimated that the Sulaymaniyah manuscript originally was at least 89 lines shorter than the Louvre and the Yale manuscripts.

Keywords: Sumerian, En-metena, Lagaš, royal inscriptions, 3rd millennium BC

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Figures

Figure 1. The beginning of cols. 2–4. Photo courtesy of the Sulaymaniyah Museum.

Figure 2. The beginning of the text of cols. 2–4 after the gap. Photo courtesy of the Sulaymaniyah Museum.

Figure 3. The middle part of cols. 2–4. Photo courtesy of the Sulaymaniyah Museum.

Figure 4. The beginning and end of cols. 2–4. Photo courtesy of the Sulaymaniyah Museum.

Figure 5. Part of the upper part of T.3860 with the end of col. 1. Photo courtesy of the Sulaymaniyah Museum.

Figure 6. Part of the upper part of T.3860 with the beginning of col. 1. Photo courtesy of the Sulaymaniyah Museum.

Figure 7. Bottom of T.3860. Photo courtesy of the Sulaymaniyah Museum.

Figure 8. Inside of T.3860. Photo courtesy of the Sulaymaniyah Museum.

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