CT 06, pl. 45, Bu 1891-05-09, 2464 (P365159)

Legal 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 082416 & BM 082417

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 (Sale of e2-ki-gal2 plot)

Language(s)

-

Measurements

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Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. [...] _sar# e2 ki-gal2_
2. _da# e2_ dumu-{iri}ba-a-a{ki#}
3. u3 _da e2_ {d}utu-be-el-i3-li2
4. _sag-bi 1(disz)-kam e2_ dumu-{iri}ba-a-a{ki}
5. _sag-bi 2(disz)-kam e2_ {d}utu-be-el-i3-li2
6. _za3 e2_ it-ti ta-ar-bi-an-nu-ni-tum
7. u3 la-ma-si2 _dumu-munus_ {d}nanna-ki-ag2
8. {disz}ni-id-nu-sza us,-s,i2
9. _ki_ {d}utu-be-el-i3-li2 _dumu_ s,il2-li2-{d}utu
10. {disz}ra-ma-tum _lukur {d}utu_
11. _dumu-munus_ {d}nanna#-[ki-ag2]
12. i-na _har ku3-babbar_
13. _in-szi-in-sa10 sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
14. 2(disz) _gin2 ku3-babbar in-na-an-la2_
15. _sza3-ga-ni al-du10_
reverse
1. _{gesz}gan-na ib2-ta-bala_
2. _inim-bi al-til u4-kur2-sze3 lu2 lu2-ra_
3. _inim nu-um-ga2-ga2-a_
4. _mu_ {d}utu {d}amar-utu ha-am-mu-ra-pi2
5. u3 {iri}zimbir{ki} it-mu-u2
6. _igi_ a-pil2-i3-li2-szu _dumu_ ma-ah-nu-ub!-dingir
7. _igi_ dingir-pi4-sza _dumu_ lu2-{d}iszkur
8. _igi_ {d}suen-isz-me-a-ni _dumu_ a-bi-ia-tum
9. _igi_ ti-in-ka-ru-um _dumu_ mu-na-wi-rum
10. _igi_ sin-isz-me-a-ni _dumu_ ri-ba-am-i3-li2
11. [_igi_] i-di-szum _dumu_ a-bu-wa-qar
12. [_igi_ ...]-ma-gir _dumu_ {d}utu-u2-di-x
13. [_igi_ ...]-ia-tum _dumu_ sza?-da#-ia#?-[...]
14. [_igi_ ...] ARAD#-i3-li2-szu [_dumu_ ...]
15. [_igi_ ...] x-la x x [...] x x [...]
16. [_igi_] sin#-re-me-ni _dumu_ {d}utu-na-[s,ir]
left
column 1
1. [_igi_ ...] u3#-dingir _dumu_ isz-me-{d}iszkur
2. [_igi_ la-ma]-si2 _dumu-munus_ {d}nanna-ki-ag2
column 2
1. _igi_ ta-ar-bi-an#*-nu*-ni*-tum* _dumu-munus_ s,il2-li2-{d}utu
  Woestenburg AfO 44/45 collations
2. _mu i7_ ha-am-mu-ra-[pi2 ...]
envelope
  beginning broken
1'. _za3#-e3#_ [it-ti ta-ar-bi-an-nu-ni-tum]
2'. u3 la-ma-si2 _dumu-munus_ {d}nanna-ki-ag2#
3'. [...] us,-s,i2# [...]-sza#
4'. _ki_ {d}utu-be-el-i3-li2-szu#
5'. {disz}ra-ma-tum _lukur {d}utu_
6'. _dumu-munus_ {d}nanna-<ki>-ag2
7'. i-na _har ku3-babbar_-sza
8'. _in-szi-in-sa10 sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
9'. 2(disz)# _gin2 ku3#-[babbar] in#-na-an-la2_
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. _{gesz}gan-na [ib2-ta-bala]_
2'. _inim-bi al-til# u4-kur2-[sze3 lu2 lu2-ra_]
3'. _inim nu-um-ga2-ga2-a_
4'. _mu_ {d}utu {[d]}amar-utu ha-am-mu-ra-pi2
5'. u3 {iri}zimbir#{ki} it-mu-u2
6'. _igi_ a-pil2-i3-li2-szu _dumu_ ma-ah-nu-ub-dingir
7'. _igi_ dingir-pi4-sza _dumu_ lu2-{d}iszkur
8'. _igi_ {d}suen-isz-me-a-ni _dumu_ a-bi-ia-tum
9'. _igi_ {d}suen-isz-me-a-ni _dumu_ ri-ba-am-i3-li2
10'. _igi_ i-di-szum _dumu_ a-bu-um-wa-qar
11'. _igi_ ti-in-ka-ru-um _dumu_ mu-na-<wi>-ru#-um
12'. _igi_# ARAD-i3-li2-szu _dumu_ [...]
13'. [...]-u3-dingir [...]
left
  (uninscribed seal impression)
1. _<kiszib>_ i-di-szum
right
  (uninscribed seal impression)
1. _<kiszib>_ la-ma-si2
seal 1
  Dekiere: 'DINGIR (in between figures)'

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
  • Measurements (mm):
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  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
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  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Legal (Sale of e2-ki-gal2 plot)
  • Language(s):


  • primary: CT 6, 45

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

  • history: MHET 2/2, 152

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

  • collation: AfO 44/45, p. 349-356, p. 352 (coll.)

    [Woestenburg1998reviewMHET2/1-4] Woestenburg, Els. 1997/98. “Review Dekiere MHET II/1-4.” Archiv Für Orientforschung 44/45: 349–56.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 082416 & BM 082417
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 2464 & 1891-05-09 Bu, 2464A

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
2019-06-29 at 04:42:30 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Atf Pagé-Perron, Émilie CDLI approved View
2019-05-25 at 03:34:54 Woestenburg, Els Atf Woestenburg, Els CDLI approved View
2018-07-30 at 11:54:14 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2018-07-26 at 12:41:19 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. 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: -
CDLI Notes: -
Cite this Artifact
“CT 06, Pl. 45, Bu 1891-05-09, 2464 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 9, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365159.
CT 06, pl. 45, Bu 1891-05-09, 2464 artifact entry (No. P365159). (2023, September 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365159 (Original work published 2007)
CT 06, pl. 45, Bu 1891-05-09, 2464 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365159 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-22]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 9},
	title = {CT 06, pl. 45, {Bu} 1891-05-09, 2464 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365159},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365159},
}

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