PBS 08/2, 180 (P263011)

Legal tablet excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Museum Number

CBS 08099

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (Contract; (Obv)9x(Rev)9 lines)

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tablet
obverse
1. 2(iku) GAN2 a-sza3 ki-szum2-ma
 en: An onion field of 2 iku
2. sza3 a-sza3 uszur3
 en: in the "field of the district"
3. us2-a-du a-ap-pa-tum
 en: alongside (the property of) Appatum;
4. a-sza3 esz18-dar-dingir dumu ta-ri-bu
 en: (this) field, of Ištar-ilu son of Taribu,
5. ki esz18-dar-dingir-ta
 en: from Ištar-ilu,
6. {disz}ib-ni-{d}mar-tu
 en: Ibni-amurru,
7. {disz}e-tel-pi4-{d}nin-urta u3 dingir-szu-ba-ni-ke4
 en: Etel-pî-ninurta and Ilšu-bani,
8. nam-ki-szum2-ma-sze3 a2 mu-iti-a-sze3
 en: with the purpose of growing onions yearly
  Mauer, Das Formular der altbabylonischen Bodenpachtverträge (1984) p. 95
9. 1(bur3) GAN2-ba 1(gesz2) sze gur ag2-e-de3
 en: paying (as rental price) 60 kor per būru of field,
reverse
1. ib2-ta-an-e3-esz
 en: have rented.
2. igi e2-a-he2-gal2 nagar
 en: Before Ea-ḫegal, carpenter;
3. igi nu-ur2-{d}utu dumu ta-ri-bu
 en: before Nur-šamaš, son of Taribu;
4. igi {d}nanna-sza3-la2-su3 dub-sar
 en: before Nanna-saglasug, the scribe.
  blank space
5. iti szu-numun-a u4 1(disz)-kam
 en: The month of Dumuzi, the day 1 (of)
6. mu sa-am-su-i-lu-na lugal gu-za bara2 gu-la ku3-sig17-ta {d}nin-gal-ra mu-na-an-dim2-ma
 en: the year (in which) Samsu-iluna the king made a large throne dais in gold for Ningal.

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Consult word list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Legal (Contract; (Obv)9x(Rev)9 lines)
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  • primary: PBS 8/2, 180

    [Chiera1922PBS8/2] Chiera, Edward. 1922. Old Babylonian Contracts. Publications of the Babylonian Section 8/2. Philadelphia: University Museum.

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  • Museum No.: CBS 08099
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-01-19 at 10:20:17 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2021-01-15 at 06:12:20 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Guidi, Carlo CDLI approved View
2020-05-28 at 05:55:12 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2020-05-28 at 05:51:26 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2005-04-25 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Englund, Robert K.; Fitzgerald, Madeleine; Foxvog, Daniel A.; Frayne, Douglas R.; Peterson, Jeremiah; Veldhuis, Niek; Zimmermann, Lynn-Salammbô Penn Museum CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“PBS 08/2, 180 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263011.
PBS 08/2, 180 artifact entry (No. P263011). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263011 (Original work published 2005)
PBS 08/2, 180 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263011 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-17]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {PBS 08/2, 180 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263011},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P263011},
}

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