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SAA 04 169

  • CDLI P240279
  • Collection no.: BM —
  • Accession no.: Sm 0524
  • Primary publication(s): PRT 047


  • Provenience: Kuyunjik (Nineveh) (Pleiades ID: 874621)
  • Archive: 099 - Miscellaneous

Object Details

  • Object type: tablet
  • Material: clay
  • Script: Neo-Babylonian

Text Details

  • Language: Akkadian (Neo-Babylonian)
  • Genre: Extispicy Query
  • Subgenre: appointment
  • Sender: (unknown)
  • Location: Nineveh
  • Recipient: (the king)


  • Period: Neo-Assyrian
  • Reign: Esarhaddon (680–669 BC)
  • Dated: no

SAA 04 169. Fragment Similar to No. 156 (PRT 047) [appointment]

(No transliteration available)

Adapted from Ivan Starr, Queries to the Sungod: Divination and Politics in Sargonid Assyria (State Archives of Assyria, 4), 1990. Lemmatised by Mikko Luukko, 2018, as part of the research programme of the Alexander von Humboldt Chair in the Ancient History of the Near and Middle East at LMU Munich (Karen Radner, Humboldt Professorship 2015). The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as