CT 08, pl. 16, Bu 1888-05-12, 719 (P365179)

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 092585 & BM 092585A

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(bur3) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na e-bi-ir-tim i-na li-ib-bu
2. _a-sza3 gar-ra_ sza ba-la-tim
3. _us2-sa-DU a-sza3_ {d}suen-ma-gir _szesz-a-ni_
4. u3 _us2-sa-DU a-sza3_ {d}en-lil2-li-[x x] _szesz#-a-ni_
5. _1(esze3) 3(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na li-ib#-[...]
6. _a-sza3 gar-ra_ sza di-[ha]-ta#!-nim
7. _1(esze3) 1(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ sza sahar! zi-[...] x
8. _a-sza3 <a>-gar3_ sza hu#-ub#!-[ba]{ki#}
9. _us2-sa-DU a-sza3_ {d}en-lil2-na-s,i-ir
10. _dumu_ i-tur2-ki-nu-um
11. u3 _us2-sa-DU a-sza3_ nu-ur2-i3-li2 NA-PI x?
12. _2(disz) sar e2 du3-a_ i-na ba-ab {d}suen-re-me-ni
13. _1(disz) sar e2 du3-a_ i-na zimbir{ki}-edin-na
14. i-na li-bu bi-dim2 e-szi-im
15. _1(disz) 1/2(disz) sar [e2-ki]-gal2 da e2_ u2-qa2-pi2-isz8-tar2 _ugula dam-gar3_
16. _2(disz) sar e2 x kislah_ u3 asz-lu-ka3-tum
17. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ mil-lik-{d}iszkur
18. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ a-na-{d}utu-tak2-la-ku
19. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ sipa-dingir
20. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ te-isz-hu-um
21. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ {d}suen-na-ap-sze-ra-am
22. _1(disz) sag-geme2_ i3-li2-im-di
23. _1(disz) sag-geme2_ be-le-tum
reverse
1. _ha-la_ i-bi-{d}en-lil2 sza i-ti2 a-hi-szu i-zu-zu
2. zi-zu ga-ab-ru-um bu-ru-ma
3. isz-tu pe2-e a-di _ku3-sig17_
4. a-hu-um a-na a-hi-im u2-ul _inim nu-ga2-ga2-a_
5. _2(bur3) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na _a-<<sza3>>-gar3_ tu-ha-mi{ki}
6. _1(esze3) 5(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na bi-ir-tim i-na _a-gar3_ {d}suen
7. _1(esze3) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na la-sza-la
8. di-im-tum u3 _kislah_
9. sza bi-ri-szu-u2-nu-ma
10. _mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk
11. {disz}{d}suen-mu-ba-li2-it, u3 _iri{ki} zimbir{ki}_
12. _in-pa3-de3-mesz_
13. _igi_ i3-li2-ba-ni _igi_ i-din-{d}suen
14. _igi_ sig-isz8-tar2 _igi_ lu2-{d}nanna
15. _igi_ e-ri-ba-am _igi_ be-el-szu-nu
16. _igi_ dingir-su-ba-ni _igi_ {d}suen-ga-mil
17. _igi_ ARAD-{d}nanna _igi_ bur-{d}nin-gal
18. _igi_ {d}suen-ib-ni _igi_ ARAD-i3-li2-szu
19. _igi_ u-bar-ru-um _igi_ {d}nin-szubur-ba-ni
20. _igi_ sig-nu-nu _igi_ nu-ur2-{d}utu
21. _igi_ ib-ni-{d}en-lil2 [_igi_] ib#!-ni-{d}mar-tu
22. _igi_ {d}suen-ri-[isz] _igi_ i-ba-tum
23. _igi_ puzur4-dingir# [x?] _igi_ e-ri-ba-am
envelope
1. _dub# 1(bur3)# [GAN2 a-sza3_ ... _sza3] a#-sza3# gar-ra_ sza ba#-[la-tim]
2. i-ta {d}suen-ma-gir _szesz-a-ni_
3. u3 i-ta _a-sza3_ {d}en-lil2-[li-...]-su2 _szesz-a#-[ni_ ...]
4. _1(esze3) 3(iku) GAN2 sza3 a-sza3 gar-ra_ [sza] di-ha-ta-[nim]
5. i-ta _a-[sza3_] in-bu sza# _nin-a-ni_
6. u3 i-[ta] _a-sza3_ dingir-pi4-sza _szesz-a-ni_
7. _1(esze3) 1(iku) GAN2_ sza _sahar_ i-ta _a-sza3_ nu-ur2-i3-li2-szu
8. u3 i-ta _a-sza3_ {d}en-lil2-na-s,ir _dumu_ i-tur2-ki-[nu-um]
9. ($ blank space $) _2(esze3) 4(iku) a-sza3 a-gar3_ {iri}hu-ba{ki}
10. _2(disz) sar e2 du3-a_ sza _ka2_ {d}suen-e-ri-ba-[am]
11. _da e2_ {d}suen-i-su2 _szesz-a-ni_
12. _1(disz) sar e2 sza3 e2 gibil_ i-na zimbir{ki}-[edin-na]
13. _da_ [{d}suen-ma]-gir _szesz-a-ni_
14. u3 _da#_ x-x-um _szesz-a-ni_
15. _1(disz) 1/2(disz) sar_ i-na zimbir{ki}-[edin]-na#
16. _da e2_ u2-qa2-pi4-isz8-tar2 _ugula [dam]-gar3_
17. _1(disz) sar e2-nun ki-gal2_ u3 asz-lu-ka-tum
18. _2(disz) sar e2 x kislah_ u3 asz-lu-ka3-tum
19. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ x x [...] x x-ia
20. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ a-na-{d}utu-tak2-la-ku
21. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ sipa-dingir
22. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ te-isz-hu-um
23. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ {d}suen-[na]-ap-sze-ra-am
24. _1(disz) sag-geme2_ i3-li2-im-di
reverse
1. [_1(disz) sag-geme2_] be-le-tum
2. _ha-la_ i-[bi-{d}en]-lil2 sza it-ti ah-hi-szu i-zu-zu
3. zi-zu ga#-[am-ru-um bu]-ru#-u2-ma
4. isz-tu pe2-[e a-di] _ku3-sig17_
5. a-hu-[um a-na a-hi-im] u2-ul e-ra-ga-am
6. _2(bur3) GAN2# [a-sza3_ ... tu]-ha#-mu-um
7. [...]
8. _1(esze3) [5(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ ...] _bala-ri_
9. [... di-im]-tum
10. [sza bi-ri-szu]-u2
11. [... {d}]marduk#
12. [... sin-mu-ba]-li2#-it,
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left
1'. [...] i3-li2-ba-ni
seal 1
1. ib#-ni-{d}mar-tu
2. _dumu_ [...] al?
3. {d}[...]-a-ki
seal 2
1. {d}nin#-szubur
2. [...]-zi2-an-na
seal 3
1. szu-mi-a-hi-ia
2. ARAD-{d}utu
3. {d}a-a
seal 4
1. x an-na [...]
2. {d}x [...]
3. im inanna [...]
4. x [...]
seal 5
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. <_kiszib_> u#-ba#-rum#
seal 6
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. <_kiszib_> ARAD-i3-li2-szu
seal 7
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. <_kiszib_> sin#-ba#-ni#
seal 8
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. <_kiszib_> ib-ba-tum
seal 9
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. <_kiszib_> be-el-szu-nu
seal 10
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. <_kiszib_> sig-isz8#-[tar2]
seal 11
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. <_kiszib_> sin-re-me-ni
seal 12
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. <_kiszib_> puzur4-{d}utu
seal 13
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. <_kiszib_> sin-ga-mil
seal 14
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. <_kiszib_> ARAD-{d}nanna

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: CT 8, 16a

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

  • history: MHET 2/1, 106

    [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.

  • history: Suurmeijer diss., App. p. 136-138

    [Suurmeijer2014property] Suurmeijer, Guido. 2014. “Property Transfer within the Family in Old Babylonian Sippar.” Phdthesis, Gent: Universiteit Gent.

  • collation: AfO 44/45, p. 349-356, p. 351 (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 092585 & BM 092585A
  • Accession No.: 1888-05-12 Bu, 0719 & 1888-05-12 Bu, 0720

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
2021-08-19 at 21:18:56 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) - -

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Cite this Artifact
“CT 08, Pl. 16, Bu 1888-05-12, 719  Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 9, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365179.
CT 08, pl. 16, Bu 1888-05-12, 719  artifact entry (No. P365179). (2023, September 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365179 (Original work published 2007)
CT 08, pl. 16, Bu 1888-05-12, 719  artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365179 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 9},
	title = {CT 08, pl. 16, {Bu} 1888-05-12, 719  artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365179},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365179},
}

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