OB Contracts, pl. E7 no. 40 (P276085)

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

N 0924

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (Sale of a house; seals; 3x3 lines)

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. 3(disz) gin2 x x x [...]
2'. in-na-an-la2
3'. u4 kur2-sze3 {d}suen-e-ri-ba-am
reverse
1. u3 ibila-ni a-na-me-a-bi
2. [...] sar e2-bi-sze3 inim# nu#-ga2#-ga2-a
3. [...] x x [...]
  rest broken
seal 1
1. {d}suen-e-ri-[ba-am]
2. dumu AN-da-x-x-[...]

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 (Sale of a house; seals; 3x3 lines)
  • Language(s): Akkadian


  • primary: OB Contracts, E7 no. 40

    [Stone1976OBContracts] Stone, Elizabeth C. 1976. “Old Babylonian Contracts from Nippur.” Oriental Institute of Chicago Microfiche Archives. University of Chicago.

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  • Museum No.: N 0924
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  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-01-21 at 07:48:15 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2014-05-01 at 09:41:57 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2005-10-24 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Fitzgerald, Madeleine; Peterson, Jeremiah Penn Museum CDLI approved View

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
dummy composite seal for unidentified seals (P533185) - -

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Cite this Artifact
“OB Contracts, Pl. E7 No. 40 Artifact Entry.” (2005) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276085.
OB Contracts, pl. E7 no. 40 artifact entry (No. P276085). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276085 (Original work published 2005)
OB Contracts, pl. E7 no. 40 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276085 (Accessed: April 19, 2024).
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	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276085},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P276085},
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