BIN 06, 085 (P286220)

Letter tablet excavated in Kanesh (mod. Kültepe), dated to the Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC) period and now kept in Nies Babylonian Collection, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Nies Babylonian Collection, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Museum Number

NBC 03971

Period

Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

Provenience

Kanesh (mod. Kültepe)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

56.0 mm × 52.0 mm × 11.0 mm

tablet
obverse
  broken
1'. [a]-szur-sipa _dumu_ sa3-ba-si2#-a
reverse
1'. li-pa2-a u3 kur-ub-esz18-dar
2'. du10-a-szur _dumu_ puzur4-esz18-dar u2-bi-il5
3'. lu-qu2-tam2 / a-szur-sipa-ma il5-qe2-szi2
4'. u3 te2-er-tu3-szu / ki-ma / lu-qu2-tam2
5'. il5-qe2-u2 / i-li-kam 2(u) 3(disz) _tug2_ szu-ru-tum
6'. [n _tug2_] ku-ta-nu 1(disz) _tug2_ ka3-ab-tum
7'. [n] _gu2#_ 1(u) _ma-na an-na_ ku-nu-ku-a
8'. [n] _ma-na an-na_ [qa2]-tim
9'. [2(disz)] _ansze_ s,a-la2-ma-an / pi2-la2-ah-a-szur
10'. _dumu#_ ib-ni-_e2_-a / ir-de8-[a-ku-nu-ti2]
11'. [n] _gu2_ 1(u) _ma-na an-na_ ku-nu#-[ku-a]
12'. [n _tug2_] szu-ru-tum sza li-wi#-[tim]
13'. [n] _ma#-na an-na_ qa2-tim
  rest broken

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)
Consult word list of Old Assyrian (ca. 1950-1850 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 56.0 high × 52.0 wide × 11.0 thick
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  • primary: BIN 6, 85

    [Stephens1944BIN6] Stephens, Ferris J. 1944. Old Assyrian Letters and Business Documents. Babylonian Inscriptions in the Collection of James B. Nies, Yale University, Volume 6. New Haven: Yale University Press.

  • citation: Hecker, GKT, p. 257

    [Hecker1968GKT] Hecker, Karl. 1968. Grammatik Der Kültepe-Texte. Analecta Orientalia 44. Roma: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum.

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  • Museum No.: NBC 03971
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  • Provenience: Kanesh (mod. Kültepe)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-01-21 at 07:01:26 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2016-07-28 at 14:12:36 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2009-11-11 at 22:51:15 Englund, Robert K. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2006-02-07 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI Yale Babylonian Collection CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“BIN 06, 085 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P286220.
BIN 06, 085 artifact entry (No. P286220). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P286220 (Original work published 2006)
BIN 06, 085 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P286220 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
@misc{2023BIN,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-17]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {BIN 06, 085 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P286220},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P286220},
}

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