CT 43, 030 (P313320)

Letter tablet excavated in Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 016501

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na a-wi-il-_{d}iszkur_
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma be-le-su2-nu-ma
4. be li ia x lu ka sza# am x [x] x x
5. sza _sag-geme2_ a-na {p}be-el-[...]
6. _sag-geme2_ a-ni-ki-a-am i-[na ...]
7. szu-ma-am i-sza-ka-na-an-x [...] x
8. u3 i-na bi-it szi-it-ti-ba [x szu]-ur-qa2-am
9. isz-ri-iq um-ma a-na-ku-ma
10. a-na _{disz}{d}utu_-a-bi _sag-geme2_ i-ti-ka tu-ru
11. um-ma szu-ma u2-ul a-ta-ru
12. pi2 a-wi-il-_{d}iszkur_ u2-ul sza-me-a-ku
13. _sag-geme2_ u2-ul a-ta-ru
14. t,a3-ab an-nu-um sza te-pu-sza-an-ni
15. um-ma at-ta-a-ma
16. isz-tu i-na-<an-na> _u4 2(u)-kam_ a-la-ka-am-ma
17. i-na-an-na ta-al-li-ik-ma
reverse
1. _itu 3(disz)-kam_ i-te-er-ba a-la-ka-am-ma
2. le-mi-at u3 a-nu-u2 na-ab-ru qe2-er-bu
3. ia-ti li-da-bi-bu-ni-ni
4. asz-szum s,u2-ha-ar-tim
5. a-mi-nim la ta-la-ka-am
6. al-ka-am-ma lu-la-bi-si-ma
7. lu a-pi2-ir-szi-ma s,u2-ha-ar-tam
8. lu-di-in la-ma na-ab-ru
9. i-la-ku-nim-ma bi-ib-la ub-ba-lu-nim
10. u3 i-na ki-sza-ad _sag-geme2_ sza-la-szi-szu
11. _{tug2}bar-si_ is,-ba-tu _sag-geme2_ [...]
12. tu-ra-am-ma _sag-geme2_ li-ta-la-ak
13. _sag-geme2_ la i-ma-at

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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: CT 43, 30

    [Figulla1963CT43] Figulla, Hugo H. 1963. Old-Babylonian Letters. Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum, Part 43. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.

  • history: AbB 1, 30

    [Kraus1964AbB1] Kraus, Fritz R. 1964. Briefe Aus Dem British Museum (CT 43 Und 44). Altbabylonische Briefe in Umschrift Und Übersetzung, Heft 1. Leiden: Brill.

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  • Museum No.: BM 016501
  • Accession No.: 1892-05-16, 0037

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:32:21 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-21 at 07:05:30 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2018-10-27 at 14:17:39 Johnson, J. Cale Atf de Ridder, Alba CDLI approved View
2006-03-03 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CT 43, 030 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P313320.
CT 43, 030 artifact entry (No. P313320). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P313320 (Original work published 2006)
CT 43, 030 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P313320 (Accessed: April 20, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P313320},
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