CT 06, pl. 42, Bu 1891-05-09, 2177a (P365156)

Legal tablet & envelope excavated in Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah), dated to the Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 092640 & BM 092640A

Period

Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (lawsuit)

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

-

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na _1(iku) GAN2 {gesz}kiri6 {gesz}geszimmar_
2. sza _ki_ a-li-kum
3. _dumu_ ar-wi-um
4. {disz}ta-ku-ma-tum
5. _dumu-munus_ a-mu-ru-um
6. u3 ra-ba-tum _ama-a-ni_
7. i-sza-mu
8. {disz}a-li-kum _dumu_ ar-wi-um
9. {disz}su2-mu-ra-me-e
10. u3 ma-ru-szu ka-lu-szu-nu
11. a-na ta-ku-ma-tim
12. ir-gu-mu-ma
13. da-ia-nu i-na _e2_ {d}utu
14. ar-nam i-mu-du-szu-nu-ti-ma
  -ma written below the line
15. ru-gu-me-szu-nu i-su2-hu
16. wa-ar-ki sa-mu-la-el3
17. mi-sza-ra-am isz-ku-nu
18. _mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk
19. u3 sa-mu-la-el3
reverse
1. _in-pa3-de3-mesz_
2. {disz}bu-s,a-tum _dumu_ en-nam-i3-li2
3. {disz}ARAD-i3-li2-szu
4. _dumu_ nu-ru-um
5. {disz}en-nam-{d}suen
6. _dumu_ ma!-na-nim
7. {d}suen-illat-su2
8. _dumu_ {d}suen-mu-ba-li2-it,
9. {disz}{d}suen-en-nam
10. _dumu_ i-bi-{d}nin-szubur
11. {disz}na-ra-am-i3-li2-szu
12. {disz}a-mur-{d}suen
13. di-in _e2_ {d}utu
14. _igi_ lu2-{d}mar-tu
15. _igi_ {d}inanna-ama-mu
16. _igi_ u-bar-{d}nin-urta
17. {disz}a-wi-lu-ma
envelope
obverse
1. _dub_ a-na# [_1(iku) GAN2 {gesz}kiri6 {gesz}geszimmar_]
2. sza _ki_ a-[li]-kum _dumu_ ar-[wi-um]
3. {disz}ta-ku-ma-tum _lukur nig2_ {d}[utu]
4. _dumu-munus_ a-mu-ru-um u3 ra-ba-tum _ama-a-ni_
5. i-sza-mu {disz}a-li-kum _dumu_ ar-wi-um
6. {disz}su2-mu-ra-me-e u3 ma-[...]-a-ru
7. [...]-li-x-im ma-la ma-s,u2-u2
8. [a-na] {disz}ta-ku-ma-tum _dumu-munus_ a-mu-ru-um
9. [ir]-gu-mu-ma da-ia-nu
10. [i-na _e2_ {d}utu] ar-nam i-mu-du-szu-nu-ti-ma
11. [ru-gu-me-szu]-nu i-su2-hu
12. [... la?] i-tu-ru-ma
13. [a-li]-kum u3 ma-ru-szu
14. [a-na ta]-ku-ma-tim a-na _{gesz}kiri6 {gesz}geszimmar_
15. [u2]-ul# [i]-ra-ga-mu-[u2]
16. _mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk u3 su2-mu-la-el3 _in-pa3_
17. wa-ar-ki su2-mu-[la-el3]
18. mi-sza-ra-[am isz-ku-nu]
19. {disz}bu-s,a-tum
reverse
1. [{disz}]{d}suen-illat-su2 _dumu_ {d}suen-[mu-ba-li2-it,]
2. [{disz}]a-wi-lum-ma _dumu_ bur-{d}suen
3. [{disz}]ARAD-i3-li2-szu _dumu_ ur-gu-la
4. [{disz}]en-nam-{d}suen _dumu_ ma-na-nim
5. [{disz}na]-ra-am-i3-li2-szu _dumu_ dingir-ma
6. [{disz}a-mur]-{d}suen _dumu_ isz-me-{d}suen
7. [{disz}]lu2-{d}mar-tu GIR3
8. [{disz}]bur-nu-nu _ugula lukur_ [{d}utu] _hi-a_
9. di-in _e2_ {d}utu
seal 1
1. [...]
2. [...]
3. sza {d}marduk
seal 2
  (uninscribed)
seal 3
  (uninscribed)
seal 4
  (uninscribed)
seal 5
1. {d}nin#-[szubur]
2. sukkal an-[na]
seal 6
  (uninscribed)
seal 7
  (uninscribed)
seal 8
  (uninscribed)

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)
Consult word list of Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet & envelope
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: CT 6, 42a

    [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. XIX

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

    (seals)


  • history: MHET 2/1, 23

    [Dekiere1994MHET2/1] Dekiere, Luc. 1994. Old Babylonian Real Estate Documents from Sippar in the British Museum. Part 1: Pre-Hammurabi Documents. Mesopotamian History and Environment. Series III. Texts 2. Ghent: University of Ghent.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 092640 & BM 092640A
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 2177A & 1891-05-09 Bu, 2177B

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
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
2021-08-21 at 10:11:45 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2021-08-21 at 10:01:12 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram 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) - -

General Notes: -
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Cite this Artifact
“CT 06, Pl. 42, Bu 1891-05-09, 2177a Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365156.
CT 06, pl. 42, Bu 1891-05-09, 2177a artifact entry (No. P365156). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365156 (Original work published 2007)
CT 06, pl. 42, Bu 1891-05-09, 2177a artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365156 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-16]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {CT 06, pl. 42, {Bu} 1891-05-09, 2177a artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365156},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365156},
}

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