MHET 2/3, 416 (P365187)

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 078779 & BM 078780

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. _2(disz) 1/2(disz) sar ki-gal2_
2. i-na mu-ka-ar-ra-hi-e
  coll. Woestenburg
3. _da e2_ ni-szi-i-ni-szu _dumu-munus_ [...]
  coll. Woestenburg
4. u3 _da e2_ qa3-qa2-ar iri{ki}
5. _sag-bi 1(disz)-kam sila dagal_
6. _sag-bi 2(disz)-kam-ma# ka2_ {d}suen
7. _ki_ i-na-sza-me-e-wu-s,um
8. [_dumu_ ARAD-{d}utu
9. disz}ba-aq-qum
10. [_dumu_] sa3-ri-qi2-im
11. _in-szi-in-sa10_
12. _sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
reverse
1. _2(disz) 1/2(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar in-na-an-la2_
2. _sza3-ga-a-ni al-[du10]_
3. _inim-bi al-til_
4. _u4 kur2-sze3 lu2 lu2-ra_
5. _inim nu ga2-ga2-a_
6. _mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk sa-am-su2-i-lu-na _lugal_
7. u3 _iri_ zimbir{ki} it,-mu-u2
8. _igi_ sig-an-nu-ni-tum _dumu?_ ta?-di-rum
9. _igi_ [be]-el#-szu-nu _igi_ s,il2-li2-{d}utu
10. _dumu-me_ ki#?-is,-s,um-sze-mi
11. _igi_ i-din-dingir _dumu_ {d}suen-ri-me-ni
12. _igi_ dumu-{iri}ba-ia _dumu_ dingir-i-na-ia
13. _igi_ ap-pa-an-dingir _dumu_ dingir x dul?
14. _igi_ igi {d}iszkur-na-s,ir _dumu_ il-ta#-ni
15. _igi_ sig-an-nu-ni-tum _dumu_ szu-dingir#? [...]
16. _igi_ i-bi-{d}utu _dumu_ sar3-ar-[ri-qum]
17. _igi_ igi sin-be-el-ap-lim# [...]
18. _dumu_ im-gur-[{d}suen]
left
1. _iti sze-sag11-ku5 u4 1(disz)-kam_
2. _mu erin2_ i-da-ma-ra-as,
envelope
obverse
1. _2(disz) 1/2(disz) sar ki-gal2_
2. i-na mu-ka-ar-ra-hi-e
3. _da e2_ ni-szi-i-ni-szu _lukur_ {d}utu
4. _dumu-munus_ puzur4-a-bi
5. u3 _da_ qa3-qa-ar# [iri{ki}]
6. _sag-bi 1(disz)-kam-ma [sila dagal]_
7. _sag-bi 2(disz)-kam-ma# [ka2_ {d}suen
8. _ki_ i#-na-sza-[me-e-wa-s,um]
9. {disz}ba-aq#-[qum ...]
10. _in-szi#-[in-sa10]_
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. [_igi_ dumu-{iri}ba]-ia _dumu#_ dingir#-i-na-ia
2'. [...] x x
3'. [_igi_ sin-be-el-ap-lim dumu] im#-gur#-{d}suen
4'. [_igi_] i-bi-{d}utu _dumu_ sa3-ri-[qum?]
5'. _[iti sze-sag11]-ku5 u4 1(disz)-kam_
6'. _[mu erin2_ i-da-ma-ra-as,
seal 1
  (uninscribed)
1. <_kiszib3_> {d}iszkur-na-s,i-ir
seal 2
  (uninscribed)
1. <_kiszib3_> i-na-sza-me-e-wa-s,um
seal 3
  (uninscribed)
1. <_kiszib3_> [...] dingir x x

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, 416

    [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, 24a

    [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 078779 & BM 078780
  • Accession No.: 1888-05-12 Bu, 0715 & 1888-05-12 Bu, 0716

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, 416 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 9, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365187.
MHET 2/3, 416 artifact entry (No. P365187). (2023, September 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365187 (Original work published 2007)
MHET 2/3, 416 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365187 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 9},
	title = {MHET 2/3, 416 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365187},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365187},
}

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