SCHOOL DAYS ACCOUNT

MS 4481
MS Short Title SCHOOL DAYS ACCOUNT
Text SCHOOLDAYS A: GRADUATE OF THE SCRIBAL ACADEMY, WHERE DID YOU GO IN OLDEN DAYS? I WENT TO SCHOOL, WHAT DID YOU DO IN SCHOOL? I READ MY TABLET, AND COPIED MY TABLET. THEY PREPARED FOR ME MY PREPARED LINES - LET ME TELL YOU WHAT MY TEACHER TOLD ME - EVEN A FOOL COULD EASILY FOLLOW HIS INSTRUCTIONS, TABLETS OF SUMERIAN AND AKKADIAN, TABLETS OF THE SCRIBAL ART - I AM SCRIBE AND KNOW HOW TO INSCRIBE A STELA. COLOPHON: NISABA (GODDESS OF WRITING). TOTAL: 36 LINES, EXERCISE TABLET. SUEN -USELLI RECEIVED IT ON 22ND DAY OF MONTH 11
Description MS in Neo Sumerian on clay, Babylonia, ca. 19th c. BC, 1 tablet, 10,9x6,0x2,9 cm, single column, 39+6 lines in cuneiform script.
See also MS 2367/1 [to be fianlised], Literature exercise, Babylonia, 20th-17th c. BC
MS 1844, Mathematical exercise, Babylonia, 20th c. BC
MS 3048, Mathematical exercise, Babylonia, 19th c. BC
MS 3052, Mathematical exercise, Babylonia, 19th c. BC
Place of origin Babylonia
Dates ca 19c BC

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