CT 02, pl. 16, Bu 1888-05-12, 616 (P365097)

Purchase and sale contracts 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 092574

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Business / Contracts > Purchase and sale contracts

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. _1(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na hi-ga-nim
 ts: ištēn ikû eqlam ina ḫigānim
 en: A field of 1 ikû in the "Ḫigānum" district
2. i-ta i3-li2-isz-na-di
 ts: ita ilīš-nadi
 en: next to (the property of) Ilīš-nadi
3. u3 i-ta ip-qu2-sza _dumu_ e-ba?-ia
 ts: u ita ipquša mār ebaya
 en: and next to (the property of) Ipquša son of Ebaya,
4. _sag-bi i7#_ ha-ar-ha-ri-tum
 ts: pūssu nār ḫarḫar(r)itum
 en: its front is the canal Ḫarḫarritum,
5. _ki_ ia-bi-szum _dumu_ be-li2-ia
 ts: itti iabišum mār bēlīya
 en: from Iabišum son of Bēlīya,
6. {disz}sza-at-{d}a-a _lukur_ {d}utu
 ts: šāt-aya nadīt šamaš
 en: Šāt-aya, nadītu of Šamaš (and)
7. _dumu-munus_ an-pi4-sza
 ts: mārat annum-pīša
 en: daughter of Annum-pīša,
8. i-na sza-we-ri-sza _in-szi-sa10_
 ts: ina šawerīša išām
 en: bought with her ring.
9. _sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
 ts: šīmīšu gamrim
 en: Its full price
10. _ku3-babbar in-na-la2_
 ts: kaspim išqul
 en: in silver she paid.
11. _gesz-gan-na ib2-ta-bala_
 ts: bukānam šūtuq
 en: (The seller) has concluded the sale (lit. has handed over the pestle),
reverse
1. _inim-bi al-til_
 ts: awassu gamrat
  # Simmons reads awassunu = their transaction (cp. JCS 13/3 p. 91)
 en: its transaction (of the field) is settled.
2. _u4-kur2-sze3 lu2 lu2-ra_
 ts: ana warkiāt ūmī awīlum ana awīlim
 en: (That) in future one against the other
3. _inim nu-um-ga2-ga2-a_
 ts: ul iraggam
 en: shall not raise a claim,
4. _mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk
 ts: nīš šamaš marduk
 en: by the life of Šamaš, Marduk
5. u3 sa3-bi-um it-ma-a
 ts: u sabium itma
 en: and Sabium she has sworn.
6. _igi_ i-tur2-ki-nu-um _dumu_ i-din-sin
 ts: maḫar itūr-kīnum mār i(d)din-sîn
 en: Before Itūr-kīnum, son of Iddin-sîn;
7. _igi_ e-la-li2 _dumu_ sin-ub-lam
 ts: maḫar elali mār sîn-ublam
 en: before Elali, son of Sîn-ublam;
8. _igi_ a-bu-wa-qar
 ts: maḫar abu-waqar
 en: before Abu-waqar,
9. _dumu_ i-din-akszak{ki}
 ts: mār i(d)din-akšak
 en: son of Iddin-akšak;
10. _igi_ {d}utu-tab-ba-szu
 ts: maḫar šamaš-tappâšu
 en: before Šamaš-tappâšu,
11. _dumu_ sin-i-din-nam
 ts: mār sîn-i(d)dinam
 en: son of Sîn-iddinam;
12. _igi_ im-gur-{d}suen
 ts: maḫar imgur-sîn
 en: before Imgur-sîn,
13. _dumu_ sin-a-bu-szu
 ts: mār sîn-abūšu
 en: son of Sîn-abūšu;
14. _igi_ sin-e-mu-qi2
 ts: maḫar sîn-emuqī
 en: before Sîn-emuqī;
left
column 1
1. _igi_ dingir-na-s,ir
 ts: maḫar ilī-nāṣir
 en: before Ilī-nāṣir;
2. _igi_ sin-e-ri-ba-am
 ts: maḫar sîn-erībam
 en: before Sîn-erībam,
3. _dumu_ inim-{d}en-lil2-la2
 ts: mār awat-enlil
 en: son of Awat-enlil;
column 2
1. _igi_ sza-i3-li2-szu
 ts: maḫar ša-ilīšu
 en: before Ša-ilīšu;
2. _igi_ u-bar-{d}nin-urta
 ts: maḫar ubār-ninurta
 en: before Ubār-ninurta.

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, 16

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

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  • Museum No.: BM 092574
  • Accession No.: 1888-05-12 Bu, 0616

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 18:42:31 Lafont, Bertrand Artifact Lafont, Bertrand Lafont, Bertrand approved View
2023-02-24 at 17:25:37 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 04:33:43 Jagersma, Bram Atf Woestenburg, Els 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. 16, Bu 1888-05-12, 616 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365097.
CT 02, pl. 16, Bu 1888-05-12, 616 artifact entry (No. P365097). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365097 (Original work published 2007)
CT 02, pl. 16, Bu 1888-05-12, 616 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365097 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
@misc{2023CT,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-22]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CT 02, pl. 16, {Bu} 1888-05-12, 616 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365097},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365097},
}

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