ARM 02, 053 (P272964)

Letter tablet excavated in Mari (mod. Tell Hariri), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in National Museum of Syria, Damascus, Syria

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National Museum of Syria, Damascus, Syria

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Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Mari (mod. Tell Hariri)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na be-li2-ia
2. qi2#-bi2-ma
3. um-ma ia-as2-ma-ah-{d}iszkur
4. _ARAD2_-ka-a-ma
5. i-na pa-ni-tim-ma asz-szum s,a-bi-im a-na be-li2-ia asz-pu-ra-am
6. u3 be-li2 ki-a-am isz-pu-ra-am um-ma be-li2-ma
7. _{gesz}ma2-hi-a_ sza la-hu-un-{d}da-gan ri-ik-ba-am-ma
8. u3 at-la-kam an-ni-tam be-li2 isz-pu-ra-am
8. i-na-an-na pa-ni-ia a-na at-lu-ki-im asz-ku-nam-ma
10. _lu2-mesz_ ia-ri-ha-yu{ki} su-ga-gu sza {lu}ha-na-_mesz_
11. il-li-ku-nim-ma u3 ik-lu-ni5-in-ni
12. sza-ni-tam _lu2-mesz_ su-ga-gu sza _dumu-mesz_ ia-mi-na{ki}
13. i-na za-al-pa-ah{ki} ip-hu-ru-ma
14. a-na a-hu-na-a{ki} il-li-ku-ma
reverse
1. {disz}s,u2-[ra-ha-mu u3 ia-ri-im-li-im]
2. usz2-bu-ma a-na# s,e#-er# be#-li2#-ia# a-na a-la#-ki#-im
3. id-bu-bu _lu2-mesz_ su-[ga]-gu sza ha-na#
4. it-bu-ma a-na ia-ri#-[im]-li#-im
5. u3 s,u2-ra-ha-am-mu-u2 ke#-em# iq-bu-u2
6. um-ma-a-mi szu-nu-ma a-na s,e-er zi-im-ri-li-im
7. [al]-ka-ma u3 a-la-ni5-ni5 er-sza
8. szum#-ma la-hu-un-{d}da-gan
9. [la i]-il-la-ak u2-lu ni5-da-ak-szu
10. u2-la#-szu-ma i-na _{gesz}gu-za_-szu
11. nu-da-ap-pa-ar-szu an-ne2-tim
12. _lu2-mesz_ su-ga-gu# sza _dumu-mes_ ia-mi-na{ki} i-da-ab-bu-bu
13. [i]-na#-an-na a-nu-um-ma ia-ri-im-li-im
14. s,u2-ra-ha-am-mu-u2 u3 _lu2-mesz_ su-ga-gu
15. a-na s,e-er be-li2-ia i-il#-[la-ku]-nim ma-li sza i-ri-szu
16. be-li2 la i-ka-al-la-szu-nu-szi-im u3 a-na-ku
17. wa-ar-ki-szu-nu-ma a-ka-asz-sza-dam

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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  • primary: ARM 2, 53

    [Jean1941ARM2] Jean, Charles-François. 1941. Lettres. Archives Royales de Mari 2. Paris: Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner.

  • history: LAPO 17, p. 448 no. 702

    [Durand1998LAPO17] Durand, Jean-Marie. 1998. Les Documents Épistolaires Du Palais de Mari. Tome II. Littératures Anciennes Du Proche-Orient 17. Paris: Les Éditions du CERF.

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  • Provenience: Mari (mod. Tell Hariri)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-11 at 12:41:16 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Charpin, Dominique; Rattenborg, Rune Archives Babyloniennes Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2017-12-04 at 13:02:52 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2005-06-24 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Ajango, Kelsey M.; Ben-Marzouk, Nadia; Donnelly-Lewis, Brian; Guerra, Dylan; Price, Jason R.; Reynolds, Kathryn R.; Washburn, Jody E. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“ARM 02, 053 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272964.
ARM 02, 053 artifact entry (No. P272964). (2023, October 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272964 (Original work published 2005)
ARM 02, 053 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272964 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
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	title = {ARM 02, 053 artifact entry},
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P272964},
}

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