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Fragment from a Neo-Babylonian chronicle

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The following text is a very small fragment of a Babylonian chronicle. Only some beginnings of lines of one column on the obverse of the tablet are legible.

For a very brief introduction to the literary genre of chronicles, go here.  More information can be found in Jean-Jacques Glassner, Mesopotamian Chronicles (Atlanta, 2004), in which this is text CM 27.

Translation

1' [...]
2' su-un-qa [...] seventeen [...]
3' [...]
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4' The eighth year, in the month of Ajaru, the Nth day [...]
5' [...]
6' [...]
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7' The tenth year, in the month of Ajaru [...]
8' [...]
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9' The eleventh year, in the month of Nisannu, the Nth day [...]
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