CT 02, pl. 12, Bu 1888-05-12, 212 (P365093)

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 078334

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-bi-ia
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma el-me-szum-ma
4. {d}utu u3 {d}marduk da-ri-isz _u4_-mi a-bi li-ba-al-li#-t,u2
5. a-bi at-ta lu sza-al-ma-ta lu ba-al-t,a-ta
6. _dingir_ na-s,i-ir a-bi-ia re-esz da-mi-iq-tim a-bi-ia
7. li-ki-il
8. a-na szu-lum a-bi-ia asz-pu-ra-am
9. szu-lum a-bi-ia ma-har {d}utu u3 {d}marduk lu da-ri
10. isz-tu szu-mi a-bi-ia ka-ta {d}suen-{d}mar-tu
11. iz-ku-ru
12. u3 sa-ar-di-a-am a-pu-lu
13. a-bi at-ta ki-a-am ta-aq-bi-a-am
14. ki-ma a-na bad3-am-mi-s,a-du-qa2 sza _gu2 i7_ sza-ar-kum
15. a-al-la-ku _1(disz) udu-nita_ u3 _5(disz) ma-na siki_
16. s,u2-ha-ra u2-sza-ab-ba-la-ak-ku-um#
17. an-ni-tam a-bi at-ta ta-aq-bi-a-am
reverse
1. uz-ni-ia a-bi u2-sza-ab-szi-ma
2. u2-ul tu-sza-bi-lam
3. u3 i-nu-ma a-bi at-ta
4. a-na ma-har ta-ri-bu
5. sza-UB-ra-ti ta-asz-pur-am
6. a-na ma-har a-bi-ia tup-pi2 u2-sza-bi-lam
7. a-bi at-ta di-a-at tup-pi2-ia
8. u2-ul ta-sza-al
9. a-di sza-la-szi-szu tup-pi2 a-<na a>-bi-ia
10. u2-sza-bi-la-am-ma a-bi at-ta
11. sza _1(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar_ u2-ub-ba-lu
12. ki-ma ah-hi-ka u2-ul tu-sza-bi-lam
13. ki-ma {d}marduk u3 {d}suen-{d}mar-tu
14. sza a-na a-bi-ia i-ka-ar-ra-bu
15. uz-na-ia ba-szi-a
16. a-bi li-sza-bi-lam-ma
17. li-ib-bi la i-le-em-mi3-in
left
1. ma-har {d}utu u3 {d}marduk a-na a-bi-ia lu-uk-ru-ub

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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  • primary: CT 2, 12

    [Pinches1896CT2] Pinches, Theophilus G. 1896. Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum 2. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.

  • history: AbB 2, 82

    [Frankena1966AbB2] Frankena, Rintje. 1966. Briefe Aus Dem British Museum (LIH Und CT 2 - 33). Altbabylonische Briefe in Umschrift Und Übersetzung, Heft 2. Leiden: Brill.

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  • Museum No.: BM 078334
  • Accession No.: 1888-05-12 Bu, 0212

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 07:53:06 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2018-06-26 at 08:20:41 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2007-02-22 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CT 02, Pl. 12, Bu 1888-05-12, 212 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365093.
CT 02, pl. 12, Bu 1888-05-12, 212 artifact entry (No. P365093). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365093 (Original work published 2007)
CT 02, pl. 12, Bu 1888-05-12, 212 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365093 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CT 02, pl. 12, {Bu} 1888-05-12, 212 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365093},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365093},
}

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