MHET 2/3, 436 (P365178)

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 092579 & BM 092579A

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

Language(s)

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tablet
obverse
1. _1(disz) sar e2 du3-a_
2. _sza3_ {iri}du-un-nim
3. i-na isz-ku-un-esz18-dar
4. _da e2_ ar-wi-um
5. u3 _da e2_ i-bi-{d}[nin-szubur]
6. _sag-bi 1(disz)-kam i7_ tup-szar-ri-tum
7. _sag-bi 2(disz)-kam ki-gal2 dumu-me_ sin-na-s,ir
8. _ki_ ri-isz-{d}utu
9. _dumu_ sin-ha-s,ir
10. {disz}i-bi-{d}nin-szubur
11. _dumu_ ARAD-sin
12. _in-szi-in-sa10#_
13. _sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
reverse
1. _5(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar in-na-an-la2_
2. _inim-bi al-til_
3. sza3-ga-a-ni al-du10_
4. _u4 kur2-sze3 lu2 lu2-ra_
5. _inim nu-um-ga2-ga2-a_
6. _mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk
7. u3 sa-am-su2-i-lu-na _lugal_
8 _in-pa3-de3-mesz_
9. _igi_ akszak{ki}-i-din-nam _dumu_ itti-{d}en-lil2-qi2-in-ni
10. _igi_ sin-ma-gir _dumu_ bur-sin
11. _igi_ {d}iszkur-szar-rum _dumu_ da-di-ia
12. _igi_ {d}utu-li-ib-lu-ut, _dub-sar_
13. _iti ab-e3 u4 5(disz)-kam_
14. _mu u6-nir ki-tusz mah_
envelope
obverse
1. _1(disz) sar e2 du3-a_
2. _sza3_ {iri}du-un-nim
3. i-na isz#-[ku]-un-esz18-dar#
4. _da e2_ ar-w#i-um _szesz#-ni_
5. u3 _da e2_ i-bi-{d}nin-szubur _szesz-ni_-ma
6. _sag-bi 1(disz)-kam i7_ tup#-szar-ri-tu#m
7. _sag-bi 2(disz)-kam ki-gal2 dumu-me_ {d}suen-na-s,ir
8. _ki_ ri-isz-{d}utu
9. _dumu_ {d}suen-na-s,i-ir
10. {disz}i-bi-{d}nin-szubur
11. _dumu_ ARAD-{d}suen
12. _in-szi-in-sa10_
13. _5(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar in-na-an-la2_
14. _inim-bi al-til_
15. _sza3-ga-a-ni# al#-du10#_
reverse
1. _u4 kur2#-sze3 [lu2 lu2-ra]_
2. _inim nu-um-ga2#-ga2#-a#_
3. _mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk
4. u3 sa-am-su2-i-lu-na _lugal_
5. _in-pa3-de3-mesz_
  singe ruling
6. _igi_ akszak{ki}-i-din-nam
7. _dumu_ itti-{d}en-lil2-qi2#-in#-ni#
8. _igi_ {d}suen-ma-gir _dumu_ bur-{d}suen
9. _igi_ iszkur-szar-rum
10. _dumu_ da-di-ia
11. _igi_ {d}utu-li-ib-lu-ut, _dub#-sar#_
  single ruling
12. _iti ab-e3-a u4 5(disz)-kam_
13. _mu sa-am-su2-i-lu-na [u6-nir] ki-<tusz> mah_
seal 1
  (uninscribed)
1. _kiszib3_ [{d}suen]-ma-gir
seal 2
  (uninscribed)
1. _kiszib3_ dingir-x-ri-[...]

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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  • Genre(s): Legal
  • Language(s):


  • primary: MHET 2/3, 436

    [Dekiere1995MHET2/3] Dekiere, Luc. 1995. Old Babylonian Real Estate Documents from Sippar in the British Museum. Part 3: Documents from the Reign of Samsu-Iluna. Mesopotamian History and Environment. Series III. Texts 2. Ghent: University of Ghent.

  • history: CT 8, 15a

    [Pinches1899CT8] Pinches, Theophilus G. 1899. Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum 8. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.

    Tablet only


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 092579 & BM 092579A
  • Accession No.: 1888-05-12 Bu, 0685 & 1888-05-12 Bu, 0686

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
2019-03-21 at 07:52:46 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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Cite this Artifact
“MHET 2/3, 436 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 9, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365178.
MHET 2/3, 436 artifact entry (No. P365178). (2023, September 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365178 (Original work published 2007)
MHET 2/3, 436 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365178 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
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	title = {MHET 2/3, 436 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365178},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365178},
}

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