CT 02, pl. 13, Bu 1888-05-12, 225 (P365094)

Legal 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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British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 078342

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal

Language(s)

Akkadian

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1. _1(esze3) 1(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na szu-<<ut>>-pa-lu
 ts: ištēn ebel ištēn ikû eqlam ina šupālu
 en: A field of 7 iku in the "Šupālu" district,
2. i-ta _a-sza3_ {d}a-a-ku-zu-ub-ma-tim
 ts: ita eqel aya-kuzub-mātim
 en: next to the field of Aya-kuzub-mātim
3. _dumu-munus_ nu-ur2-i3-li2-szu
 ts: mārat nūr-ilīšu
 en: daughter of Nūr-ilīšu
4. u3 i-ta _a-sza3_ a-ma-at-dingir
 ts: u ita eqel amat-ilim
 en: and next to the field of Amat-ilim
5. _dumu-munus_ {d}suen-pu-ut,-ra-am
 ts: mārat sîn-puṭram
 en: daughter of Sîn-puṭram,
6. sza _ki_ geme2-{d}utu _dumu-munus_ {d}suen-sze-me-e
 ts: ša itti amat-šamaš mārat sîn-šemi
 en: that from Amat-šamaš daughter of Sîn-šemi
7. {disz}be-el-ta-ni _dumu-munus_ nu-rum
 ts: bēltani mārat nūrum
 en: Bēltani daughter of Nūrum
8. i-sza-mu
 ts: išamu
 en: had bought,
9. _ki_ e-ri-ib-{d}suen _dumu_ {d}suen-i-qi2-sza-am
 ts: itti erīb-sîn mār sîn-iqīšam
 en: from Erīb-sîn son of Sîn-iqīšam,
10. {disz}dingir-ha-bil {disz}{d}suen-ma-gir
 ts: ilum-ḫabil sîn-māgir
 en: Ilum-ḫabil (and) Sîn-māgir
11. _dumu-me_ pir-sza-hu-um
 ts: mārī pirša’um
 en: sons of Pirša’um,
12. {disz}na-ra-am-i3-li2-szu
 ts: narām-ilīšu
 en: Narām-ilīšu (and)
13. {disz}{d}utu-ba-ni _dumu-me_ {d}nanna-ma-an-[szum2]
 ts: šamaš-bānī mārī nanna-iddinam
 en: Šamaš-bānī sons of Nanna-iddinam
14. u3 {d}a-a-ri-im-ti-i-la-ti!
 ts: u aya-rīmti-ilāti
 en: and Aya-rīmti-ilāti
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1. _dumu-munus_ {d}suen-na-s,ir
 ts: mārat sîn-nāṣir
 en: daughter of Sîn-nāṣir,
2. {disz}sa!(ME)-ak-kum _dumu_ nu-rum
 ts: sakkum mār nūrum
 en: Sakkum son of Nūrum (has bought and)
3. _2/3(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar_ isz-qu2-ul-szu-nu-szi-im-ma <<szi-mu-u2>>
 ts: šinip manā kaspam išqulšunūšimma
 en: paid 40 shekels of silver to them and thus
4. _a-sza3 e2_ a-bi-szu ip-t,u2-ur
 ts: eqel bīt abīšu ipṭur
 en: he has redeemed the field of his father’s estate.
5. _u4-kur2-sze3 lu2 lu2-ra inim nu-um-ga2-ga2-a_
 ts: ana warkiāt ūmī awīlum ana awīlim ul iraggam
 en: (That) in future one against the other shall not bring a claim,
6. _mu_ {d}utu {d}a-a {d}marduk
 ts: nīš šamaš aya marduk
 en: by the life of Šamaš, Aya, Marduk
7. u3 sa-am-su-i-lu-na _lugal_ it-mu-u2
 ts: u samsu-iluna šarrum itmû
 en: and Samsu-iluna the king, they have sworn.
  single ruling
8. _igi_ i-bi-{d}nin-szubur
 ts: maḫar i(b)bi-ilabrat
 en: Before Ibbi-ilabrat (and)
9. _igi_ i-din-{d}nin-szubur _dumu-me_ nu-ur2-a-li-szu
 ts: maḫar i(d)din-ilabrat mārī nūr-alīšu
 en: before Iddin-ilabrat, sons of Nūr-alīšu;
10. _igi_ sig-an-nu-ni-tum _dumu_ i-din-{d}er3-ra
 ts: maḫar ipqu-annunītum mār i(d)din-erra
 en: before Ipqu-annunītum, son of Iddin-erra;
11. _igi_ {d}suen-e-ri-ba-am _dumu_ na-ra-am-i3-li2-szu
 ts: maḫar sîn-erībam mār narām-ilīšu
 en: before Sîn-erībam, son of Narām-ilīšu;
12. _igi_ s,il2-li2-{d}utu _dumu_ {d}utu-be-la-ni
 ts: maḫar ṣilli-šamaš mār šamaš-bēlani
 en: before Ṣilli-šamaš, son of Šamaš-bēlani;
13. _igi_ sig-an-tum _dub-sar_
 ts: maḫar ipqu-antum ṭupšarrum
 en: before Ipqu-antum, the scribe.
14. _iti ab-e3 u4 2(u) 7(disz)-kam_
 ts: waraḫ ṭebētim ūmam ešrā u sebettum
 en: The month of Ṭebētum, the day 27,
15. _mu bad3 an-da sa2 zimbir{ki} nig2! ul-e_
 ts: šanat dūr sipparim ša šamê išannanu ṣiātim
 en: the year: “(Samsu-iluna the king built) the wall of Sippar that equals the heaven and that is eternal”

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: CT 2, 13

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

  • history: HG 3, n. 441

    [Kohler1909HG3] Kohler, Josef, and Arthur Ungnad. 1909. Hammurabi’s Gesetz. Band III: Übersetzte Urkunden, Erläuterungen. Leipzig: Eduard Pfeiffer.

  • history: UAZP = VAB 5, n. 103

    [Schorr1913UAZP] Schorr, Moses. 1913. Urkunden Des Altbabylonischen Zivil- Und Prozessrechts. Vorderasiatische Bibliothek 5. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs.

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  • Museum No.: BM 078342
  • Accession No.: 1888-05-12 Bu, 0225

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:39:11 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-05-18 at 18:38:10 Lafont, Bertrand Artifact Lafont, Bertrand Lafont, Bertrand approved View
2023-02-23 at 11:48:05 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Guidi, Carlo Lafont, Bertrand 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
2018-08-03 at 02:48:20 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. 13, Bu 1888-05-12, 225 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365094.
CT 02, pl. 13, Bu 1888-05-12, 225 artifact entry (No. P365094). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365094 (Original work published 2007)
CT 02, pl. 13, Bu 1888-05-12, 225 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365094 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-22]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CT 02, pl. 13, {Bu} 1888-05-12, 225 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365094},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365094},
}

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