YOS 13, 162 (P296050)

Letter tablet excavated in Babylon (mod. Bābil), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in J. Pierpont Morgan Library Collection, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

J. Pierpont Morgan Library Collection, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Museum Number

MLC 01288

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Babylon (mod. Bābil)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

62.0 mm × 52.0 mm × 24.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. a-na a-hi-ia sza {d}amar-utu u2-ba-al-la-t,u2-szu
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma ARAD-i3-li2-szu-ma
4. {d}utu u3 {d}amar-utu da-ri-isz u4-mi a-hi ka-ta
5. li-ba-al-li-t,u2
6. lu sza-al-ma-ta lu ba-al-t,a-ta
7. szu-lum-ka ma-har {d}utu u3 {d}amar-utu lu da-ri
8. i-na a-hi-i-tim ki-a-am iq-bu-nim
9. um-ma-mi {disz}li-wi-ir-babila2{ki}
10. _tug2_ lu-ba-ar-ta-szu a-na _ku3-babbar_ u2-ka-al
11. t,up-pi2 i-din-{d}suen _dumu_ a-ba-am-la-i-de
12. a-na t,e4-mi-ka la-ma-di-im
13. usz-ta-bi-la-am
14. t,e4-em-ka ga-am-ra-am
15. szu-up-ra-am
reverse
1. szi-i-im _tug2_ lu-ba-ar-ti-ka
2. BA/KU UD TI UZ ZA
3. szu-up-ra-am-ma
4. _ku3-babbar_ s,a-am-da-am ma-la ta-qa2-ab-bu-u2
5. a-na a-hi#-ia# ka-ta lu-sza-bi-lam
6. szum-ma at-ta-ma a-na babila2{ki}
7. i-na ba-la-t,i-im e-lu-u2-ka
8. i-ba-asz-szi-i
9. ar-hi-isz ud-di-dam a-li-a-am-ma
10. _ku3-babbar_ a-an-na be-li2 a-hi ka-ta
11. lu-pu-ul
  single ruling

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
  • Measurements (mm): 62.0 high × 52.0 wide × 24.0 thick
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  • primary: YOS 13, 162

    [Finkelstein1972YOS13] Finkelstein, Jacob J. 1972. Late Old Babylonian Documents and Letters. Yale Oriental Series, Babylonian Texts 13. New Haven: Yale University Press.

  • history: AbB 9, 175

    [Stol1981AbB9] Stol, Marten. 1981. Letters from Yale. Altbabylonische Briefe in Umschrift Und Übersetzung, Heft 9. Leiden: Brill.

  • citation: WdO 8, p.326-328, p. 327

    [Hunger1975-1976YOS13] Hunger, Hermann. 1975-1976. “Buchbesprechung: Jacob J. Finkelstein, Late Old Babylonian Documents and Letters.” Welt Des Orients 8: 326–28.

  • citation: Desrochers, Diss 221

    [sec61956] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: MLC 01288
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  • Provenience: Babylon (mod. Bābil) [uncertain] Provenience Comments:

    Dilbat ?

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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
2022-07-15 at 15:44:14 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2022-07-15 at 15:42:53 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2019-02-11 at 13:44:24 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2019-02-07 at 09:50:44 Johnson, J. Cale Atf de Ridder, Alba CDLI approved View
2006-02-08 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Englund, Robert K.; Guerra, Dylan; Middeke-Conlin, Robert; Pace, Carl Yale Babylonian Collection CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“YOS 13, 162 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P296050.
YOS 13, 162 artifact entry (No. P296050). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P296050 (Original work published 2006)
YOS 13, 162 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P296050 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-15]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {YOS 13, 162 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P296050},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P296050},
}

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