CT 02, pl. 38, Bu 1891-05-09, 325 (P365118)

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 092678

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 _ugula dam-gar3_ zimbir{ki}-ia-[ah-ru-rum]
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma am-mi-di-ta-na-ma
4. _lu2_ mu-sza-ad-di-in _siki-ud5_
5. ki-a-am u2-lam-mi-da-an-ni um-ma szu-ma
6. a-na _ugula dam-gar3_ zimbir{ki}-ia-ah-ru-rum
7. asz-szum _siki-ud5_ ne-me-et-ti-szu
8. a-na babila2{ki}
9. szu-bu-li-im
10. asz-ta-na-ap-pa-ar-ma
11. _siki-ud5_ ne-me-et-ta-szu
12. u2-ul u2-sza-bi-lam
13. ki-a-am u2-lam-mi-da-an-ni
14. a-na mi-nim _siki-ud5_ ne-me-et-ta-ka
15. a-na babila2{ki}
16. la tu-sza-bi-lam
17. a-na e-pe2-szi-im an-ni-i-im
18. ki-i la ta-ap-la-ah
reverse
1. ki-ma tup-pi2 an-ni-a-[am]
2. ta-am-ma-ru#
3. _siki-ud5_ ne-me-et-ta-ka
4. a-na babila2{ki}
5. szu-bi-lam

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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  • Condition Description: A fragment of the envelop still adheres to the bottom edge of the tablet
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  • primary: CT 2, 38a

    [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, 53

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

  • history: King, Leonard W., LIH (1898) 055,

    [sec96592] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: BM 092678
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 0325

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
2018-08-01 at 08:33:26 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. 38, Bu 1891-05-09, 325 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365118.
CT 02, pl. 38, Bu 1891-05-09, 325 artifact entry (No. P365118). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365118 (Original work published 2007)
CT 02, pl. 38, Bu 1891-05-09, 325 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365118 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-16]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CT 02, pl. 38, {Bu} 1891-05-09, 325 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365118},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365118},
}

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