CT 02, pl. 46, Bu 1891-05-09, 2181 (P365124)

Judicial 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 082046

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal > Judicial

Language(s)

Akkadian

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obverse
1. {disz}a-hu-szi-na {disz}ib-ni-{d}utu
 ts: aḫūšina ibni-šamaš
 en: Aḫūšina, Ibni-šamaš,
2. {disz}il-ta-ni {disz}ku-za-ba-tum
 ts: iltani kuzabatum
 en: Iltani (and) Kuzabatum
3. _dumu-mesz_ er3-ra-ga-mil
 ts: mārī erra-gāmil
 en: the sons of Erra-gāmil,
4. {disz}na-ra-am-tum u3 sa-mi-nu-u2
 ts: narāmtum u saminū
 en: Narāmtum and Saminū,
5. asz-sza-at er3-ra-ga-mil u3 nu-ur2-sin
 ts: aššat erra-gāmil u nūr-sîn
 en: the wives of Erra-gāmil, and Nūr-sîn
6. _szesz_ a-bi-szu-nu a-na e-ri-ib-sin
 ts: aḫi abīšunu ana erīb-sîn
 en: their uncle (lit. the brother of their father), against Erīb-sîn,
7. _dumu_ puzur4-akszak{ki} a-na mi-im-ma
 ts: mār puzur-akšak ana mimma
 en: son of Puzur-akšak, for everything
8. sza er3-ra-ga-mil i-zi-bu
 ts: ša erra-gāmil īzibu
 en: that Erra-gāmil had left
9. u3 e-li-szu ir-szu-u2
 ts: u elīšu iršû
 en: and (still) they had a claim against him,
10. i-tu-ru ir-gu-mu-ma
 ts: itūrū irgumūma
 en: brought again a claim. So
11. {disz}su-mu-akszak{ki} ik-szu-du-ma
 ts: sumu-akšak ikšudūma
 en: they approached Sumu-akšak and
12. di-nam u2-sza-hi-zu-nu-ti-ma
 ts: dīnam ušāḫi(s)sunūtīma
 en: he granted them a trial and
13. {disz}e-ri-ib-sin a-na _e2_ {d}utu
 ts: erīb-sîn ana bīt šamaš
 en: Erīb-sîn to the temple of Šamaš
14. a-na u2-bu-bi-im id-di-isz-szu!-ma
 ts: ana u(b)bubim iddiššūma
 en: they handed over to clear himself.
15. i-na _ka2-mah_ a-na mi-im-ma
 ts: ina bābim ṣīrim ana mimma
 en: At the “High Gate”, concerning all
16. sza er3-ra-ga-mil
 ts: ša erra-gāmil
 en: of Erra-gāmil:
17. isz-tu pe2-e a-di _ku3-sig17_
 ts: ištu pê adi ḫurāṣim
 en: “everything (lit. from chaff to gold)
18. it-ti-ia la i-ba-asz-szu-u2
 ts: ittīya la ibaššû
 en: is (lit. are) not with me” (= I haven't)
19. it-ma-ma
 ts: itmāma
 en: swore and thus
reverse
1. ru-gu-mu-szu-nu na-as2-hu
  coll. Ferwerda
 ts: rugu(m)mûšunu nasḫu
 en: thier claim was rejected.
2. tup-pi2 la ra-ga-mi-im
 ts: ṭuppi la ragāmim
 en: A tablet (promising) not to sue
3. isz-nu-u2-ma a-na e-ri-ib-sin
 ts: išnūma ana erīb-sîn
 en: again, to Erīb-sîn
4. i-zi-bu u2-ul i-tu!(ta)-ru-ma
 ts: īzibū ul itu(r)rūma
 en: they made out. (That) they will not return
5. a-na e-ri-ib-sin u2-ul i-ra-ga-mu
 ts: ana erīb-sîn ul ira(g)gamu
 en: and not bring a claim against Erīb-sîn,
6. _mu_ {d}utu {d}a-a {d}marduk
 ts: nīš šamaš ayya marduk
 en: by the life of Šamaš, Ayya, Marduk
7. u3 sin-mu-ba-li2-it,
 ts: u sîn-muba(l)liṭ
 en: and Sîn-muballiṭ
8. _in-pa3-de3-esz_
 ts: itmû
 en: they have sworn.
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9. _igi_ i3-li2-i-din-nam _dumu_ en-nam-sin
 ts: maḫar ilī-i(d)dinam mār ennam-sîn
 en: Before Ilī-iddinam, son of Ennam-sîn;
10. _igi_ sin-e-ri-ba-am _dumu_ {d}nanna-lu2-ti
 ts: maḫar sîn-erībam mār nanna-luti
 en: before Sîn-erībam, son of Nanna-luti;
11. _igi_ szu-i3-li2-szu _dumu_ lu2-{d}utu
 ts: maḫar šū-ilīšu mār awīl-šamaš
 en: before Šū-ilīšu, son of Awīl-šamaš;
12. _igi_ lu2-{d}nin-szubur-ka _dumu_ na-bi-ia?
 ts: maḫar lu-ninšuburka mār nabīya
 en: before Lu-ninšuburka, son of Nabīya;
13. _igi_ im-gur-sin _igi_ qi2-isz-nu-nu
 ts: maḫar imgur-sîn maḫar qīš-nunu
 en: before Imgur-sîn (and) before Qīš-nunu,
14. _dumu-me_ ib-ni-{d}iszkur
 ts: mārī ibni-adad
 en: sons of Ibni-adad;
15. _igi_ ig-mil-sin _dumu_ sin-be-el-i3-li2
 ts: maḫar igmil-sîn mār sîn-bēl-ilī
 en: before Igmil-sîn, son of Sîn-bēl-ilī;
16. _igi_ sig-{d}iszkur _dumu_ na-ra-am-i3-li2-szu
 ts: maḫar ipqu-adad mār narām-ilīšu
 en: before Ipqu-adad, son of Narām-ilīšu;
17. _igi_ ARAD2-i3-li2-szu _dumu_ puzur4-{d}utu
 ts: maḫar warad-ilīšu mār puzur-šamaš
 en: before Warad-ilīšu, son of Puzur-šamaš;
18. _igi_ a-pi2-lum _dumu_ ib-ni-{d}SZU-PA
 ts: maḫar apilum mār ibni-šupa
 en: before Apilum, son of Ibni-šupa;
19. _igi_ ip-qa2-tum _dumu_ sin-e-ri-ba-am
 ts: maḫar ipqatum mār sîn-erībam
 en: before Ipqatum, son of Sîn-erībam;
20. _igi_ nu-ur2-{d}utu _dumu_ sin-ki-nam-di-ni
 ts: maḫar nūr-šamaš mār sîn-kīnam-dini
 en: before Nūr-šamaš, son of Sîn-kīnam-dini;
21. _igi_ e!-tel-an-na-sze-me _dumu_ sin-la-ma-su2#
 ts: maḫar etel-annašeme mār sîn-lama(s)su
 en: before Etel-annašeme, son of Sîn-lamassu.
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column 1
1. _mu ugnim_ tam-unug!(tum){ki}
 ts: šanat ummān larsam
 en: The year: “(Sîn-muballiṭ defeated) the army of Larsa”
column 2
1. _igi_ e-ri-ib-sin
 ts: maḫar erīb-sîn
 en: before Erīb-sîn,
2. _dumu_ e-ri-ba-ia
 ts: mār erībaya
 en: son of Erībaya.

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  • primary: HG 3, n. 706

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

  • primary: CT 2, 46

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

  • primary: UAZP = VAB 5, n. 283

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

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  • Museum No.: BM 082046
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 2181

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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 18:47:40 Lafont, Bertrand Artifact Lafont, Bertrand Lafont, Bertrand approved View
2023-04-01 at 14:36:52 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
2018-08-05 at 07:54:46 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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“CT 02, Pl. 46, Bu 1891-05-09, 2181 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365124.
CT 02, pl. 46, Bu 1891-05-09, 2181 artifact entry (No. P365124). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365124 (Original work published 2007)
CT 02, pl. 46, Bu 1891-05-09, 2181 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365124 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
@misc{2023CT,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-16]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CT 02, pl. 46, {Bu} 1891-05-09, 2181 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365124},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365124},
}

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