CT 08, pl. 49, Bu 1891-05-09, 2489 (P365213)

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 082454 & BM 082455

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)

-

Measurements

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Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. _ibila_ szi-la-ma-si2
2. _dumu-munus_ dan-dingir-szu
  between DAN and DINGIR is an erased TI sign
3. {disz}hu-na-ba-ti-ia
4. _dumu-munus_ {d}en-lil2-ma-lik
5. re-di-it wa-ar-ka-ti-sza
6. _1(esze3) 3(iku)_ GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na asz-la-tum
7. i-ta ka-mi-sum
8. u3 geme2-{d}utu _dumu-munus_ ib-ni-{d}mar-tu
9. _1(esze3) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na ta-wi-ir-[tim]
10. sza a-da-lal3
11. u3 i-ta i-lu-sa3
12. _1(disz) sar e2 du3-a_
13. i-ta lu2#-i?-szu-tum
14. _1(disz) sar e2 du3-a_ i-na ma-la-ni-im
15. i-ta i3-li2-bad3-ri
16. _1(disz) sag-munus_ li-bur!-na-di-sza
17. ($ erased line $)
18. bar? pa ra a i-ta-na-szi-szi
19. x um!-ma-sza
reverse
1. 1(disz) sza-nu-um sza _1(ban2)_
2. isz-tu pe2-e a-di _ku3-sig17_
3. mi-im-ma szi-la-ma-si2
4. ta-zi-bu# [...]
5. sza hu-na-ba-ti-ia-ma
6. i-nu-ma szi-la-ma-si2
7. a-na ma-ar-ti-sza isz-t,u2-ru
8. _{disz}{d}en-lil2-ma-lik ih-du-ma
9. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ i3-li2-a-bi-li
10. _1(disz) sag-nita2_ a-hu-um-ki-nu-um
11. asz-la-ku
12. _1(disz) sag-munus_ na-<ra>-am-tum
13. _1(disz) sag-geme2!(SAG) zi-ku-ur-tum
14. e-li-ti-sza
15. e-zu-ub zi-ti-sza
16. a-na szi-la-ma-si2 _dumu_
  copy shows 2 final erased signs
17. u3 hu-na-ba-ti-ia
18. {disz}{d}en-lil2-ma-lik i-di-in
19. _mu_ {d}utu {d}a-a _mu_ [{d}]marduk
20. u3 a-pil2-sin _in-[pa3-de3-mesz_]
21. _igi_ li-pi2-it-isz8-tar2
22. _igi_ szu-mu-uh-sin
left
column 1
1. _igi_ x-me-i-a
  this line so Suurmeijer, not on copy
2. _igi_ {d}utu-na-s,i-ir
3. _igi_ {d}iszkur-re-me-ni
4. _igi_ la-ma-si2
column 2
1. _igi_ da-mi-iq-tum
2. _igi_ sa-li-ma-tum
3. _igi_ a-ha-tum
  (below a single ruling are 2 partial, meaningless signs)

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, 49a

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

  • history: MVS 10, no. LXVIII

    [Blocher1993MVS10] Blocher, Felix. 1993. Siegelabrollungen Auf Frühaltbabylonischen Tontafeln Im British Museum. Ein Katalog. Münchener Vorderasiatische Studien 10. München, Wien: Profil Verlag.

    (seals)


  • history: NABU 2010/3,

    [Suurmeijer2010couple] Suurmeijer, Guido. 2010. “A New Couple and Two Orphans.” NABU, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2010/3.

  • history: Suurmeijer diss., App. p. 154-155

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

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 082454 & BM 082455
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 2489 & 1891-05-09 Bu, 2489A

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 21:24:56 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2007-02-26 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

Consult this artifact as presented on the website of collections and projects:

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
“CT 08, Pl. 49, Bu 1891-05-09, 2489 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 9, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365213.
CT 08, pl. 49, Bu 1891-05-09, 2489 artifact entry (No. P365213). (2023, September 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365213 (Original work published 2007)
CT 08, pl. 49, Bu 1891-05-09, 2489 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365213 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 9},
	title = {CT 08, pl. 49, {Bu} 1891-05-09, 2489 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365213},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365213},
}

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