CT 02, pl. 20, Bu 1891-05-09, 294 (P365101)

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 080175

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 be-li2-ia
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma {d}utu-ra-bi-ma
4. ki-ma be-li2 i-du-u2 isz-tu ha-am-mu-ra-pi2
5. li-bi-it-tim sza _iri_ ba-s,u in-na-du-u2
6. i-na pi2-ha-at sza _iri_ ba-s,u wa-asz-ba-a-nu
7. _{gesz}ma2_ me-he-er-tam u3 mu-qe2-el-pi2-tam
8. _dam-gar3_ sza tup-pi2 _lugal_ na-szu-u2 nu-ba-ah-a-ma
9. nu-sze-et-te-eq
10. _dam-gar3_ sza tup-pi2 _lugal_ la na-szu-u2
11. a-na babila2{ki} nu-ta-ar-ra-asz-zu
12. i-na-an-na isz-tu _e2_ a-na-tum u3 ri-isz-{d}utu
13. i-na babila2{ki} wa-asz-bu-u2
14. mi-im-mu-u2 e-ma-ri-i u3 ha-la#-ba-ia
15. u2-sze-et-te-qu2-ni-in-ni-ma
16. i-na qa2-ti-szu-nu _{gesz}ma2_ bu-uh-a-am
17. u2-ul e-le-i
18. i-na-an-na a-na _1(u) sze gur_ sza be-li2 u2-te-er-ra-am
19. [a]-na# sze-e szu-a-ti a-na zimbir{ki} al-li-kam-ma
20. [{disz}]dumu#-{d}utu sza pi2-ha-ti i-na-s,a-ru
21. ki#-a-am isz-pu-ra-am um-ma szu-[ma]
reverse
1. ki#-i ri-isz-{d}utu u3 _lu2-mesz_
2. sza it-ti-szu u2-ul i-de-e
3. _{gesz}ma2_ u2-sza-as2-ni-qu2-nim-ma
4. a-na _sza3 {gesz}ma2_ u2-ri-id-ma
5. _1(u) gu2 nagga_ na-szu-u2
6. _iri{ki}_ u2-sza-at,-t,i-il
7. u3 1(disz) {kusz}tu-ka-nu sza _na4_
8. asz-szum i-na mu-uh2-hi-ia ne-me-et-tam
9. la ra-sze-e
10. a-na sze-me-e-ka <<PI>> asz-pu-ra-am
11. an-ni-tam isz-pu-ra-am
12. tup-pi2 a-na a-wi-lim usz-ta-bi-lam
13. be-li2 li-iz-zi-iz-ma
14. t,e4-ma-am li-isz-pu-ra-am

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, 20

    [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, 84

    [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 080175
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 0294

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
2019-03-08 at 07:18:00 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2018-06-28 at 08:34:32 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2018-06-26 at 09:14:41 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. 20, Bu 1891-05-09, 294 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365101.
CT 02, pl. 20, Bu 1891-05-09, 294 artifact entry (No. P365101). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365101 (Original work published 2007)
CT 02, pl. 20, Bu 1891-05-09, 294 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365101 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CT 02, pl. 20, {Bu} 1891-05-09, 294 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365101},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365101},
}

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