CT 04, pl. 48, Bu 1888-05-12, 0717 (P355868)

Legal tablet & envelope 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 078781 & BM 078782

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (sale)

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. _2(iku) GAN2 {gesz}kiri6_ i-na e-bi-[ir-tim]
2. i-na li-bi-szu _{gesz}geszimmar gub-ba_
3. _sag-bi_ sza il-ta-nim _da pu2_
4. _sag-bi_ sza-ni-tum a-mu-ru-um
5. _dumu_ dam-ma-aq-tum
6. sza _ki_ ARAD-{d}en-lil2 _dumu_ na-bi-i3-li2-szu
7. {disz}puzur4-ku-bi i-sza-mu
8. _ki#_ puzur4-ku-bi _dumu_ {d}suen-ba-ni
9. u3 {disz}i-pi2-iq-isz8-tar2 _dumu-ni_
10. {disz}{d}nin-szubur-u3-{d}suen
11. a-na ga-me-er-tim i-sza-mu#
12. a-na szi-mi-szu ga-am-ri-im
13. _ku3-babbar_ isz-qu2-ul
14. _gesz-gan-na ib2-ta-bala_
reverse
1. a-wa-su2 ga-am-ra-at
2. _ku3-babbar_ szi-im _{gesz}kiri6_-szu-nu li-[ba]-szu#-nu t,i3-bu
3. {disz}{d}nin-szubur-u3-{d}suen
4. a-na wa-ar-ki-at u4-mi
6. u3-ul i-ra-ga#-am#
7. _mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk# [...]
8. u3 su-mu-[la-dingir it]-mu#-u2
9. _igi_ ARAD-{d}suen# _dumu_ isz-me-sin
10. _igi_ dingir-szu-ba-ni _dumu_ na-bi-i3-[li2-szu]
11. _igi_ puzur4-{d}utu
12. _igi_ i-ku-pi4-[sza]
13. _dumu-me_ na-ra-[am-i3-li2-szu]
14. _igi_ a-wi-[li-ia]
15. _igi_ {d}suen-sze-[me]
16. _dumu-me_ i3-li2-tu-ra-[am]
17. _igi_ a-di-du-um _dumu_ sin-i#-[din-nam]
left
column 1
1. _igi_ nu-ur2-isz8-tar2
2. _dumu_ ma-nu-um-ki-{d}suen
3. _igi_ hi-sza-tum _nu-bar dumu-munus_ puzur4-ku-bi
column 2
1. _igi_ u-bar-{d}nin-urta _dub-sar_
envelope
obverse
1. _[dub 2(iku) GAN2 {gesz}]kiri6#_ i-na e-bi-ir#-tim
2. [i-na li]-bi#-szu _{gesz}geszimmar gub-ba#_
3. _[sag]-bi# 1(disz)#-kam#_ sza il-ta-nim _da [pu2]_
4. _[sag]-bi# 2(disz)-kam#_ a-mu-ru-um _dumu_ dam-ma#-[aq]-tum
5. sza _ki_ ARAD-{d}en-lil2 _dumu_ na-bi-i3-[li2-szu]
6. {disz}puzur4-ku-bi _dumu_ {d#}suen#-ba#-ni# [i-sza]-mu
7. _ki_ puzur4-ku-bi _dumu_ {d#}suen#-ba#-ni#
8. u3 i-pi2-iq-isz8-tar2 _dumu-ni_
9. {disz}{d}nin-szubur-u3-{d}suen i-sza-[mu]-u2
10. a-na szi-mi-szu ga-am-ri-[im _ku3-babbar_ isz-qu2]-lu#
11. _gesz-gan-na ib2-ta#-bala_ a-wa-[su2 ga-am-ra-at]
12. _ku3-babbar_ szi-im _{gesz}kiri6_-szu-nu ga-[am-ra-at] li-ba#-[szu-nu t,i3-bu]
13. [{disz}]{d#}nin-szubur-u3-{d}suen
14. [...] x x [... a]-na# wa-ar-ki-at u4#-[mi]
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. _[igi_ dingir-szu]-ba-ni _dumu_ na-bi-i3-li2-[szu]
2'. _igi_ puzur4-{d}utu u3 i-ku-pi4-sza
3'. _dumu-me_ na-ra-am-i3-li2-szu
4'. _igi_ a-wi-li-ia# _igi_ {d}suen-sze-me
5'. _dumu-me_ i3-li2-tu#-ra-am
6'. _igi_ a-di-du-um _dumu#_ {d}suen-i-din-nam
7'. _[igi_ nu]-ur2#-isz8-tar2 _dumu#_ [ma]-nu-um-ki-{d#}suen#
left
column 1
1. _igi#_ [u-bar]-{d}nin-urta _dub-sar_
column 2
1. _igi_ hi-sza-tum _nu-bar dumu-munus_ puzur4-ku-bi
seal 1
  (uninscribed)
seal 2
  The order of the lines on the seal is: 3, 2, 1
1. {d}suen-i-din-nam#
2. ARAD {d}lugal-ban3#-[da]
3. u3 {d}nin-[sun2]
seal 3
  (uninscribed)
seal 4
1. nu-ur2-isz8-tar2
2. dumu isz-me-{d}suen
3. ARAD {d}iszkur

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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: CT 4, 48b

    [Pinches1898CT4] Pinches, Theophilus G. (dup.). 1898. Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum 4. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.

  • history: MVS 10, no. XIV

    [Blocher1993MVS10] Blocher, Felix. 1993. Siegelabrollungen Auf Frühaltbabylonischen Tontafeln Im British Museum. Ein Katalog. Münchener Vorderasiatische Studien 10. München, Wien: Profil Verlag.

    (seals)


  • history: MHET 2/1, 15

    [Dekiere1994MHET2/1] Dekiere, Luc. 1994. Old Babylonian Real Estate Documents from Sippar in the British Museum. Part 1: Pre-Hammurabi Documents. Mesopotamian History and Environment. Series III. Texts 2. Ghent: University of Ghent.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 078781 & BM 078782
  • Accession No.: 1888-05-12 Bu, 0717 & 1888-05-12 Bu, 0718

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-09-09 at 18:41:45 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-21 at 07:42:50 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2021-08-02 at 15:33:49 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2007-01-09 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Tinney, Stephen J. CDLI approved View

Consult this artifact as presented on the website of collections and projects:

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

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

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes: -
Cite this Artifact
“CT 04, Pl. 48, Bu 1888-05-12, 0717 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 9, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P355868.
CT 04, pl. 48, Bu 1888-05-12, 0717 artifact entry (No. P355868). (2023, September 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P355868 (Original work published 2007)
CT 04, pl. 48, Bu 1888-05-12, 0717 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P355868 (Accessed: July 14, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 9},
	title = {CT 04, pl. 48, {Bu} 1888-05-12, 0717 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P355868},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P355868},
}

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