CT 08, pl. 28, Bu 1891-05-09, 0327 (P365191)

Legal tablet 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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British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 080203

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (litigation)

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. tup-pi2 la ra-ga-mi-im
 ts: ṭuppi lā ragāmim
 en: “No-claim” tablet
2. sza _1(bur3) GAN2 a-sza3_ sza e-bi-ir-tim
 ts: ša ištēn būr eqlim ša ebirtim
 en: concerning: a field of 1 BUR on the other bank;
3. _1(disz) sar e2 da_ sza _nin9-a-ni_
 ts: ištēn mūšar bītim ṭēḫi ša aḫāssa
 en: a house of 1 SAR next to (the house) of her sister,
4. _dumu-mesz-a-ni_ u3 _dumu-[munus-mesz-a-ni]_
 ts: mārīša u mārātīša
 en: her sons and her daughters;
5. _sag-geme2 hi-a_ u3 _sag-[ARAD2 hi-a]_
 ts: amātim u wardī
 en: female and male slaves;
6. _a-sza3_-sza!(SZU) u3 e-na-ti-[sza]
 ts: eqelša u enatīša
 en: her field and her possessions;
7. ma-la i-szu-u2 u3 e-ra#-[asz-szu-u2]
 ts: mala īšu u eraššû
 en: whatever she has acquired and will acquire;
8. _1(disz) sag-ARAD2_ a-bu-um-ba-ni wi-li-id# [am]-ti#-sza
  See CT 48, 030 obv. 7 for the restoration. CAD I-J p. 71b (mng b) reads [bi]-ti#-sza
 ts: ištēn wardim abum-bānī wilid amtīša
 en: 1 slave, (named) Abum-bānī, offspring of her female slave;
9. _1(disz) sag-geme2_ {d}utu-nu-ri sza i-na ra-ma-ni#-sza
 ts: ištēt amtim šamaš-nūrī ša ina ramanīša
 en: 1 female slave (named) Šamaš-nūrī that with her own (funds)
10. {disz}be-le-tum i-sza-mu-szi
 ts: bēletum išāmūši
 en: Bēletum had bought;
11. _1(disz) {na4}ur5 zi3-gu_ 2(disz) {gisz}ka-na-asz-ra
 ts: ištēt erîm ana isqūqim šinā kangiškarakkī
 en: 1 grindstone for fine flour; 2 kangiškarakku tables
12. u3 sza-pi2-il-tum
  CAD T p. 25b reads ta-bi-il-tum
 ts: u šapiltum
 en: and all the rest
13. sza i-na ku-nu-uk-ki-sza sza-at,-ru
 ts: ša ina kunukkīša šaṭru
 en: listed in her sealed document,
14. {disz}e-tel-pi4-{d}utu i-tur2-{d}suen
 ts: etel-pî-šamaš itūr-sîn
 en: Etel-pî-šamaš, Itūr-sîn,
15. {disz}{d}utu-he2-gal2 u3 be-lum _dumu-mesz_ nu-ur2-{d}utu
 ts: šamaš-ḫegalli u bēlum mārū nūr-šamaš
 en: Šamaš-ḫegalli and Bēlum sons of Nūr-šamaš
16. a-na be-le-tum ir-gu-mu-ma
 ts: ana bēletum irgumūma
 en: claimed against Bēletum and
17. da#-ia-nu i-na _e2_ {d}utu
 ts: dayyānū ina bīt šamaš
 en: the judges in the temple of Šamaš
18. ru#-gu-me!-szu-nu i-su2-hu
 ts: rugu(m)mêšunu i(s)suḫū
 en: rejected their claim.
reverse
1. u3-la i-tu-ur-ru-ma
 ts: ula iturrūma
 en: (That) they will not return (on the decision) and
2. a-na be-le-tum u3-la i-ra-ga-am
 ts: ana bēletum ula ira(g)gam
 en: will not raise a claim against Bēletum,
3. _mu_ {d}utu u3 {d}a-a _mu_ {d}<amar>-utu
 ts: nīš šamaš u ayya nīš marduk
 en: by the life of Šamaš and Ayya, by the life of Marduk
4. u3 su-mu-la-el3 _in-pa3-mesz_
 ts: u sumu-la-el itmû
 en: and Sumu-la-el they swore.
5. di-in _e2_ {d}utu
 ts: dīn bīt šamaš
 en: Judgment of the temple of Šamaš.
  single ruling
6. {disz}a-wi-lum _dumu_ bur-{d}suen
 ts: awīlum mār būr-sîn
 en: Awīlum son of Būr-sîn;
7. {disz}{d}suen-i-de _dumu_ i-bi-{d}suen
 ts: sîn-īde mār i(b)bi-sîn
 en: Sîn-īde son of Ibbi-sîn;
8. {disz}dingir-na-s,i-ir _dumu_ nu-ur2-e2-a
 ts: ilum-nāṣir mār nūr-ea
 en: Ilum-nāṣir son of Nūr-ea;
9. {disz}i-bi-{d}nin-szubur
 ts: i(b)bi-ilabrat
 en: Ibbi-ilabrat
10. _dumu_ puzur4-{d}utu
 ts: mār puzur-šamaš
 en: son of Puzur-šamaš;
11. {disz}{d}suen-a-bu-szu ra-bi2-s,um
 ts: sîn-abūšu rabiṣum
 en: Sîn-abūšu the commissioner,
12. _dumu_ ki-nam-i3-li2
 ts: mār kīnam-ilī
 en: son of Kīnam-ilī;
13. {disz}{d}inanna-ama-mu
 ts: ištar-ummī
 en: Ištar-ummī
14. _dumu-munus_ a-ab-ba-t,a3!-bu-um _dub-sar_
 ts: mārat abum-ṭābum ṭupšarrum
 en: daughter of Abum-ṭābum, the scribe,
15. _di-ku5-mesz e2_ {d}utu
 ts: dayyānū bīt šamaš
 en: are the judges of the temple of Šamaš.
  single ruling

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Consult sign list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Consult word list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: CT 8, 28b

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

  • history: OLA 109, p. 50

    [Goddeeris2002economy] Goddeeris, Anne. 2002. Economy and Society in Northern Babylonia in the Early Old Babylonian Period (ca. 2000 - 1800 BC). Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 109. Leuven: Peeters.

  • history: HG 3, no. 689

    [Kohler1909HG3] Kohler, Josef, and Arthur Ungnad. 1909. Hammurabi’s Gesetz. Band III: Übersetzte Urkunden, Erläuterungen. Leipzig: Eduard Pfeiffer.

  • history: UAZP = VAB 5, no. 288

    [Schorr1913UAZP] Schorr, Moses. 1913. Urkunden Des Altbabylonischen Zivil- Und Prozessrechts. Vorderasiatische Bibliothek 5. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs.

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  • Museum No.: BM 080203
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 0327

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:32:21 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-08-06 at 09:20:48 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Guidi, Carlo Lafont, Bertrand 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
2022-05-31 at 09:59:30 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
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2022-05-30 at 16:07:15 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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Cite this Artifact
“CT 08, Pl. 28, Bu 1891-05-09, 0327 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365191.
CT 08, pl. 28, Bu 1891-05-09, 0327 artifact entry (No. P365191). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365191 (Original work published 2007)
CT 08, pl. 28, Bu 1891-05-09, 0327 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365191 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-22]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CT 08, pl. 28, {Bu} 1891-05-09, 0327 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365191},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365191},
}

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