MHET 2/3, 439 (P365196)

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 092662 & BM 092662A

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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Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. _e2_ ma-la ma-s,u2-u2
2. i-na ga-gi-im
3. da _e2 ka_ {d}a-a _dumu-munus_ a-pil-i3-li2-szu
4. u3 _da e2_ la-ma-sa3-ni
5. _dumu-munus_ be-la-nu-um
6. _sag-bi sila_
7. _egir-su2 ka_ {d}a-a-ma
8. _ki_ be-el-ta-ni _lukur_ {d}utu
9. _dumu-munus_ si2-ia-tum
10. {disz}ka {d}a-a _lukur_ {d}utu
11. _dumu-munus_ a-pil-i3-li2-szu
12. i-na _har ku3-babbar_-sza
13. _in-szi-in-sa10_
reverse
1. _sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
2. _4(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar in-na-an-la2_
3. _inim-bi al-til_
4. _u4 kur2-sze lu2 lu2-ra_
5. _inim nu-um-ga2-ga2-a_
6. _mu_ {d}utu {d}a-a {d}marduk
7. u3 sa-am-su2-i-lu-na _lugal_ it-mu-u2
  single ruling
8. _igi_ pa-li-e-{d}utu _dumu_ {d}utu-na-ap-sze-ra
9. _igi_ a-wi-il-{d}iszkur dub-<sar> _lukur_ {d}utu!
10. _igi_ {d}suen-be-el-ap-lim _dumu_ puzur4-sin
11. _igi_ be-la-nu-um _dumu_ si-li-lum!
12. _igi_ u2-s,ur-we-dam _dub-sar_
13. _iti diri sze-sag11-ku5_
14. _mu bad3_ sza3-ah-na-a
envelope
obverse
1. {disz}[ka-{d}a-a _lukur_ {d}]utu
2. _dumu-munus_ a#-[pil2-i3-li2]-szu
3. i#-na# _har# ku3#-babbar#_-sza#
4. _in-szi-in-sa10_
reverse
1. _sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
2. _4(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar in-na-an-la2_
3. _inim-bi al-til_
4. _u4 kur2-sze3 lu2 lu2-ra_
5. _inim nu-um-ga2-ga2-a_
6. _mu_ {d}utu {d}a-a {d}marduk
7. u3 sa-am-su2-i-lu-na _lugal_
8. _in-pa3-de3-mesz_
  single ruling
9. _igi_ pa-li-e-{d}utu _dumu_ {d}utu-na-[ap-sze-ra-am]
10. _igi_ a-wi-il-{d}iszkur _dub-sar lukur#_ [{d}utu ...]
11. _igi_ {d}suen-be-el-ap-lim _dumu_ puzur4#-[sin]
12. _igi_ be-la-nu-um _dumu_ si-li-[...]
13. _igi_ u2-s,ur-we-dam _dub-[sar]_
14. _iti sze-sag11-ku5 u4 [n-kam]_
15. _mu#_ [...] sza#?-[ah-na-a{ki} ...]
seal 1
1. [{d}suen]-be-el-ap-li-[im]
2. [_dumu_ pu3]-zur8#-[sin]
3. _ARAD_ {d}nin-szubur
seal 2
1. [...] x x [...]
2. [...] {d}suen-mu-ba-li2-[it,]
seal 3
1. be-[...]
2. _dumu-munus zi-[...]
3. _ARAD?_ [...]
4. u3# {d}[...]
seal 4
1. [...] sza-{d}[...]

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, 439

    [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, 32a

    [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 092662 & BM 092662A
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 2503 & 1891-05-09 Bu, 2503A

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
2020-04-30 at 12:59:37 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI 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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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
dummy composite seal for unidentified seals (P533185) - -

General Notes: -
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Cite this Artifact
“MHET 2/3, 439 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 9, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365196.
MHET 2/3, 439 artifact entry (No. P365196). (2023, September 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365196 (Original work published 2007)
MHET 2/3, 439 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365196 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
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	title = {MHET 2/3, 439 artifact entry},
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365196},
}

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