Hymns and cult songs

The objective here is to provide links to the CDLI catalogue sources for the literary works given by ETCSL. The notes also tie the etcsl catalogue numbers to the corresponding Q-catalogue numbers (used in CDLI as composite id's). In principle, the etcsl web-pages list the cuneiform sources for each of the literary works considered. However, in practice, there are sometimes difficulties in relating the sources listed by etcsl to those in the CDLI catalogue and so notes are included considering some of these difficulties. Peterson's study of sumerian literary fragments (BPOA 9) post-dates ETCSL and adds a lot of new information.

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etcsl 4.01.1 = Q000615: A hymn to Asarluḫi (Asarluḫi A)

etcsl 4.02.1 = Q000616: A hymn to Bau's beneficent protective goddess (Bau A)

etcsl 4.03.1 = Q000618: A šir-šag-ḫula to Damgalnuna (Damgalnuna A)

etcsl 4.05.1 = Q000619: Enlil in the E-kur (Enlil A)

In CDLI, CBS 14218 + N 3453. IB 923 = IM 79937. The Copenhagen tablet, given as KNMA 10047 in etcsl, is CNMA 10047 in CDLI. In CDLI: N 1405 + N 1400; N 1780 + N 1782 + N 6694 + N 7312 (+) N 3598; UET 6/1, 65 + UET 6/3, 565. According to CDLI, UET 6/2, 371 is a mathematical tablet plus a proverb. According to Shaffer, UET 6/3, 491(=UET 6 *14 + *63) is part of Gilgamesh and Huwawa (etcsl 1.8.15). OECT 11, 31 = Ashm 1924-2405. In CDLI, 3N-T917,390 is joined to 3N-T547 (UM 55-21-344). Under this heading, CDLI also includes UET 6/3, 566 (possibly part of UET 6/1, 65+), UET 6/3, 567 (rev.), UM 29-15-001, VAT 17648. Peterson (UF 42, 573f.) gives numerous additional examples.

etcsl 4.06.1 = Q000621: A hymn to Ḫendursaĝa (Ḫendursaĝa A)

In CDLI, CBS 4574+ is joined to HS 2547. CDLI adds N 2597 to this list. Peterson (UF 42, 573f.) adds N 926.

etcsl 4.07.1 = Q000622: A balbale to Inana (Inana A)

Peterson (UF 42, 573f.) adds N 1394.

etcsl 4.07.2 = Q000623: The exaltation of Inana (Inana B)

In the etcsl list, it should read CBS 7878 PBS 10/4, 4 (not 10/4, 5). Similarly, 3N-T917,264 should read 3N-T917,364. In CDLI, N 4102 & N 4232 are joined. Shaffer lists UET 6/3 *29 (i.e. part of UET 6/3, 437) as etcsl 1.4.1, also listed by etcsl as 1.4.1.1. In CDLI UCLM 9-1808 is written as HMA 9-01808. CDLI also includes CBS 10411+, Ist Ni 04202, N 903, UET 6/3, 568 & 569. There is some confusion with the numbering of the Penn. N 1210-27 fragments; Gerardi OPBF 8, 238, draws a distinction between N 1210-27 Inanna B and N 1212a + N 1218a which is correspondence; accepting this, the Inanna tablet should include N 1207 + N 1210-27 + N 3186; the etcsl listing includes also N 6821 & N 6881 but these numbers are not visible in the CDLI photo. Peterson (UF 42, 573f.) adds a number of fragments to the list.

etcsl 4.07.3 = Q000624: A hymn to Inana (Inana C)

CDLI adds CBS 15134+. Peterson (UF 42, 573f.) adds a number of fragments to the list.

etcsl 4.07.4 = Q000625: A hymn to Inana as Ninegala (Inana D)

CDLI has a quasi-join between CBS 8330+ and CBS 14052+; and the tablet includes the additional fragments N 2732 & N 6285. In CDLI, N 2827 is joined to CBS 15306. Peterson (UF 42, 573f.) adds 3 joined fragments.

etcsl 4.07.5 = Q000626: A tigi to Inana (Inana E)

etcsl 4.07.6 = Q000627: A balbale (?) to Inana (Inana F)

etcsl 4.07.7 = Q000628: A šir-namšub to Inana (Inana G)

etcsl 4.07.8 = Q000629: A balbale to Inana as Nanaya (Inana H)

In the etcsl list, ROM 721 is ROM 910x209.189, with the accession no. D 0721. Peterson (Peterson UF 42, 573f) adds N 3724 and joins N 3156 to CBS 13915+.

etcsl 4.07.9 = Q000630: A šir-namšub to Inana (Inana I)

etcsl 4.07.a = Q000631: A hymn to Inana

etcsl 4.08.01 = Q000632: A balbale to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana A)

etcsl 4.08.02 = Q000633: A balbale to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana B)

etcsl 4.08.03 = Q000634: A balbale to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana C)

In CDLI, CBS 8037 + N 1703.

etcsl 4.08.04 = Q000635: A balbale to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana D)

etcsl 4.08.05 = Q000636: The song of the lettuce: a balbale to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana E)

The tablet given as IM 11087,065 in etcsl is given as IM 11087,085 in CDLI.

etcsl 4.08.06 = Q000637: A balbale to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana F)

etcsl 4.08.07 = Q000638: A balbale to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana G)

etcsl 4.08.08 = Q000639: A tigi to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana H)

etcsl 4.08.09 = Q000640: A kunĝar to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana I)

etcsl 4.08.10 = Q000641: A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana J)

etcsl 4.08.12 = Q000643: A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana L)

etcsl 4.08.13 = Q000644: A šir-namšub to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana M)

etcsl 4.08.15 = Q000646: A balbale to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana O)

etcsl 4.08.16 = Q000647: A balbale (?) to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana P)

etcsl 4.08.18 = Q000649: A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana R)

etcsl 4.08.20 = Q000651: A kunĝar to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana T)

etcsl 4.08.22 = Q000652: A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana V)

etcsl 4.08.23 = Q000653: A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana W)

etcsl 4.08.25 = Q000655: A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana Y)

etcsl 4.08.26 = Q000656: A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana Z)

etcsl 4.08.28 = Q000658: A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana B1)

etcsl 4.08.29 = Q000659: A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana C1)

etcsl 4.08.30 = Q000660: A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana D1)

etcsl 4.08.31 = Q000661: A balbale to Inana (Dumuzid-Inana E1)

etcsl 4.08.32 = Q000662: A song of Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana F1)

etcsl 4.08.33 = Q000663: Dumuzid and Enkimdu

etcsl 4.08.a = Q000664: A balbale to Inana

etcsl 4.12.1 = Q000668: A šir-gida to Martu (Martu A)

etcsl 4.12.2 = Q000669: A hymn to Martu (Martu B)

etcsl 4.13.01 = Q000670: A balbale to Suen (Nanna A)

etcsl 4.13.02 = Q000671: A balbale to Nanna (Nanna B)

etcsl 4.13.03 = Q000672: A balbale to Nanna (Nanna C)

Peterson (UF 42, 573f) adds CBS 15136+.

etcsl 4.13.04 = Q000673: A balbale to Nanna (Nanna D)

etcsl 4.13.05 = Q000674: A hymn to Nanna (Nanna E)

etcsl 4.13.06 = Q000675: The herds of Nanna (Nanna F)

CDLI also includes Ist Ni 4121.

etcsl 4.13.07 = Q000676: A hymn to Nanna (Nanna G)

etcsl 4.13.08 = Q000677: An adab to Nanna (Nanna H)

etcsl 4.13.09 = Q000678: A tigi to Suen (Nanna I)

etcsl 4.13.10 = Q000679: An ululumama to Nanna (Nanna J)

etcsl 4.13.11 = Q000680: A šir-namšub to Suen (Nanna K)

etcsl 4.13.12 = Q000681: A šir-namgala to Nanna (Nanna L)

etcsl 4.13.13 = Q000682: A hymn to Nanna (Nanna M)

etcsl 4.13.14 = Q000683: A hymn to Nanna (Nanna N)

etcsl 4.13.15 = Q000684: A hymn to Nanna (Nanna O)

etcsl 4.13.a = Q000686: A hymn to Nanna

In the CDLI photo, N 1542 is joined to N 1577.

etcsl 4.13.b = Q000687: A fragment of a hymn to Nanna

In CDLI, CBS 2225 is joined to N 3333 and N 3542.

etcsl 4.13.c = Q000688: An excerpt from a hymn to Nanna

etcsl 4.13.d = Q000689: A fragment of a hymn to Nanna

etcsl 4.14.1 = Q000690: A hymn to Nanše (Nanše A)

In CDLI, CBS 13633 is joined to numerous fragments, as shown by Heimpel (JCS 33, 125). 3N-T0428 is given by Heimpel (JCS 33, 132) as IM 58475 instead of IM 58474. In CDLI: N 6012 is joined to Ist Ni 4230; N 3593 is joined to N 3642+. Peterson UF 42, 573.) adds fragments to the list and joins N 6012, N 6538 to N 3593+.

etcsl 4.14.2 = Q000691: A balbale to Nanše (Nanše B)

etcsl 4.14.3 = Q000692: Nanše and the birds (Nanše C)

etcsl 4.15.2 = Q000694: A hymn to Nergal (Nergal B)

etcsl 4.15.3 = Q000695: A tigi to Nergal (Nergal C)

etcsl 4.16.1 = Q000733: A hymn to Nisaba (Nisaba A)

Etcsl lists pre-dates publication of UET 6/3. Shaffer cannot identify contents of UET 6/3, 926 (*389). N 3041 + N 3042 also listed as etcsl 5.3.1, Edubba C. Tinney (Iraq 61, 172) adds Haddad 156, BM 54682+ and W 16743,at an Uruk school tablet; he also joins Ist Ni 9942 to Ist Ni 9633. Peterson (UF 42, 573f) adds UM 29-16-765 and notes a quasi-join between UET 6/3, 581 and 611.

etcsl 4.16.2 = Q000734: A šir-namšub to Nisaba (Nisaba B)

etcsl 4.17.1 = Q000697: A balbale to Ninazu (Ninazu A)

In CDLI, CBS 15205 is joined to Ist Ni 4587. Peterson (UF 42, 573f) adds N 7332.

etcsl 4.19.1 = Q000699: A balbale to Ninĝišzida (Ninĝišzida A)

etcsl 4.19.2 = Q000700: A balbale to Ninĝišzida (Ninĝišzida B)

etcsl 4.19.3 = Q000701: A hymn to Ninĝišzida (Ninĝišzida C)

etcsl 4.19.4 = Q000702: A balbale (?) to Ninĝišzida (Ninĝišzida D)

etcsl 4.21.1 = Q000707: A hymn to Ninimma (Ninimma A)

etcsl 4.22.1 = Q000708: A šir-gida to Ninisina (Ninisina A)

etcsl 4.22.2 = Q000709: A šir-namšub to Ninisina (Ninisina B)

HSM 3625 in etcsl is SM 1904.04.021, accession no. 03265 in CDLI.

etcsl 4.22.3 = Q000710: Ninisina's journey to Nibru: a šir-namšub to Ninisina (Ninisina C)

etcsl 4.22.4 = Q000711: A hymn to Ninisina (Ninisina D)

etcsl 4.22.5 = Q000712: An adab to Ninisina (Ninisina E)

etcsl 4.22.6 = Q000713: Ninisina and the gods (Ninisina F)

etcsl 4.23.1 = Q000714: A hymn to Ninkasi (Ninkasi A)

etcsl 4.24.1 = Q000715: An adab to Ninlil (Ninlil A)

etcsl 4.25.1 = Q000716: A šir-gida (?) to Ninšubur (Ninšubur A)

etcsl 4.25.2 = Q000717: A hymn to Ninšubur (Ninšubur B)

etcsl 4.26.1 = Q000719: A tigi to Nintur (Nintur A)

Etcsl suggests that the Nineveh tablets were joined, although this was not suggested by Wilcke (AS 20, 235) or Langdon (BL).

etcsl 4.27.01 = Q000720: A šir-gida to Ninurta (Ninurta A)

Peterson (UF 42, 573f.) adds N 3415 + N 7700.

etcsl 4.27.02 = Q000721: Ninurta's journey to Eridug: a šir-gida to Ninurta (Ninurta B)

etcsl 4.27.03 = Q000722: A hymn to Ninurta (Ninurta C)

etcsl 4.27.04 = Q000723: A tigi to Ninurta (Ninurta D)

etcsl 4.27.06 = Q000725: A balbale to Ninurta (Ninurta F)

etcsl 4.27.07 = Q000726: A šir-namšub to Ninurta (Ninurta G)

In etcsl, the reference should be to Ni 2478 in Istanbul (not N 2478 in Pennsylvania).

etcsl 4.27.a = Q000732: A hymn to Ninurta

etcsl 4.28.1 = Q000736: A hymn to Nungal (Nungal A)

The etcsl listing should state 3N-T751 = UM 55-21-376 (i.e. these are not joined) and, similarly, 3N-T463 = UM 55-21-331. The tablet listed as Ni 9987 in etcsl is given as Ni 9887 in CDLI. In etcsl N 63112 is clearly an error; it might possibly be N 6312, which is already included. In etcsl, 3N-T916,408 should be 3N-T918,408. In the etcsl list, A 30216 is stated to be equal to 3N-T520, but in CDLI it is equal to 3N-T333. UET 6/3, *435 = UET 6/3, 594 and UET 6/3, *172 should be UET 6/3, 593. CDLI also lists N 2966, UET 1, 75, UM 29-15-979, N 3352 + N 3362. Peterson (UF 42, 573f.) adds a number of fragments and joins.

etcsl 4.29.1 = Q000737: A šir-gida to Nuska (Nuska A)

In CDLI AO 27934 is joined to Kenrick 01.

etcsl 4.29.2 = Q000738: A šir-gida to Nuska (Nuska B)

etcsl 4.30.1 = Q000739: A balbale to Šara (Šara A)

etcsl 4.31.1 = Q000741: A hymn to Šul-pa-e (Šul-pa-e A)

etcsl 4.32.2 = Q000743: A hymn to Utu (Utu B)

etcsl 4.32.e = Q000746: A šir-namšub to Utu (Utu E)

etcsl 4.32.f = Q000747: A šir-namšub to Utu (Utu F)

etcsl 4.33.1 = Q000748: A hymn to Sadarnuna (Sadarnuna A)

etcsl 4.33.2 = Q000749: A hymn to Kusu (Kusu A)

etcsl 4.80.1 = Q000750: The temple hymns

CBS 9686, listed by etcsl, should be CBS 6986; in CDLI, CBS 6968+ is joined to CBS 4566. In CDLI: CBS 13900 + CBS 15075; CBS 14231 + UM 29-16-423 (+) UM 29-16-438; N 3134 + N 3142. The tablet listed as N 1430+ by etcsl includes many more fragments in CDLI. Etcsl lists N 1944, but in CDLI this is given as an OB ledger for cereals. Etcsl lists N 7083, but in CDLI this is part of a larger tablet including lexical lists. In CDLI CBS 7073 now has additional fragments N 7018 + N 7028. U 7782, listed by etcsl, is UET 6/3, 599. UET 6 *91 = UET 6/3, 598. UET 6 *231 = UET 6/3, 597. Etcsl lists UET 6 *47 + *82, but Shaffer gives *47 as part of UET 6/3, 548, a royal inscription and *82 as part of UET 6/3, 626, contest between Hoe and Plough. CDLI also includes Ni 9566. Peterson adds a number of fragments.

etcsl 4.80.2 = Q000751: The Keš temple hymn

CDLI lists CBS 1756 as an administrative accounts tablet (in etcsl, CBS 1756 is probably a mistake for N 1756). CDLI does not have a CBS 15149B; CBS 15149 is part of CBS 13958+ Shulgi A. In CDLI, N 1751 + N 4523 is listed as a Middle Babylonian ledger. In CDLI, N 2721 is listed as a legal contract in Akkadian. In CDLI, N 3727 is listed as an unidentified proverb collection. The UET 6 * tablets were published by Shaffer as UET 6/3, 602-605. In addition, CDLI includes CBS 15144, N 1756, N 3098, Ni 4577, Sc 1, 40 (from the Cotsen collection) and a series of tablets from Abu Salabikh. Peterson adds a number of fragments.

etcsl 4.80.4 = Q000752: A hymn to the E-kur

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