CT 06, pl. 26, Bu 1891-05-09, 0407 (P365140)

Business / Contracts tablet & envelope 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 080271 & BM 017105 + BM 017105A + BM 017119

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal > Business / Contracts (adoption & marriage)

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

-

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tablet
obverse
1. {disz}ah-hu-a-ia-bi
2. _dumu-munus_ in-na-ba-tum
3. {disz}in-na-ba-a-tum _ama-a-ni_
4. a-na su2-ka-li2-ia
5. a-na asz-szu-tim u3 mu-tu-tim
6. i-di-in {disz}su2-ka-li2-ia
7. i-zi-ib-szi-ma
8. _1(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar i3-la2-e_
9. ah-hu-a-ia-bi
10. i-ze-er-szu-ma
11. isz-tu di-im-tim
12. i-na-du-ni-isz-szi
13. a-di in-na-ba-tum
14. ba-al-t,a3-at
15. {disz}ah-hu-a-ia-bi
16. i-ta-na-szi-szi-ma
17. wa-ar-ki in-na-ba-tum
18. [e]-li ah-hu-a-ia-bi
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. [_mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk]
2'. [u3 sa3]-bu#-um sza a-wa-at#
3'. [_dub_] an#-ni-im u3-na-ka-ru
4'. _igi_ li-pi2-it-isz8-tar2
5'. _igi_ bur-nu-nu _PA+KU lukur nig2_ {d}utu
6'. _igi_ {d}da-mu-gal-zu
7'. _igi_ {d}mar-tu-ba-ni
8'. _igi_ i-da-du-um _i3-du8_
9'. _igi_ ha-ta-lum _dumu_ mu-da-du-um
10'. _igi_ hu-PI-lum _dumu_ lu-lu-ha-a
11'. _igi_ be-le-su2-nu
12'. _igi_ la-ma-si2
13'. _igi_ {d}a-a-szi-ti
14'. _igi_ ru-ba-tum
15'. _igi_ su2-ka-al-li2
16'. _igi_ na-ru-ub-tum
17'. _igi_ sza-at-ku-bi
18'. _igi_ ku-mu-s,i2-li
19'. _igi_ za-za-tum
left
column 1
1. [_igi_ ...]-x-sin _dumu-munus_ bur-sin
2. [_igi_ ...]-la#?-tum
3. [...]-x-tum _igi_ a-ha-tum
column 2
1. _igi_ ku-mu-s,i2-li _dumu-munus_ isz-ha-ti-ia#
2. _igi_ {d}a-a-sig5
3. _igi_ a-ia-ar-tum
envelope
  (unpublished)
seal 1
  (uninscribed)
seal 2
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. {d}utu
2. {d}a-a
seal 3
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. {d}utu
2. {d}a-a

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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: CT 6, 26a

    [Pinches1898CT6] Pinches, Theophilus G. 1898. Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum 6. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.

  • history: MVS 10, no. XX

    [Blocher1993MVS10] Blocher, Felix. 1993. Siegelabrollungen Auf Frühaltbabylonischen Tontafeln Im British Museum. Ein Katalog. Münchener Vorderasiatische Studien 10. München, Wien: Profil Verlag.

    (seals)


  • history: AnSt 30, p.15-22, p. 15-16

    [Walker1980Assyrians] Walker, Christopher B. F. 1980. “Some Assyrians at Sippar in the Old Babylonian Period.” Anatolian Studies 30: 15–22.

  • history: Westbrook, AfO Beiheft 23 (1988), p. 117

    [Westbrook1988MarriageLaw] Westbrook, Raymond. 1988. Old Babylonian Marriage Law. Vol. 23. Archiv Für Orientforschung. Beiheft. Horn, Austria: Ferdinand Berger & Söhne.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 080271 & BM 017105 + BM 017105A + BM 017119
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 0407 & 1892-07-09, 0221 + 1892-07-09, 0221A + 1892-07-09, 0235

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-09-09 at 18:41:45 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune 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
2021-07-31 at 13:37:02 Woestenburg, Els Atf Woestenburg, Els CDLI approved View
2007-02-26 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
dummy composite seal for unidentified seals (P533185) - -

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Cite this Artifact
“CT 06, Pl. 26, Bu 1891-05-09, 0407 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 9, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365140.
CT 06, pl. 26, Bu 1891-05-09, 0407 artifact entry (No. P365140). (2023, September 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365140 (Original work published 2007)
CT 06, pl. 26, Bu 1891-05-09, 0407 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365140 (Accessed: May 24, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-05-24]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 9},
	title = {CT 06, pl. 26, {Bu} 1891-05-09, 0407 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365140},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365140},
}

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