CT 29, pl. 27, BM 080410 (P365961)

Letter tablet excavated in Nineveh (mod. Kuyunjik), 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 080410

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Nineveh (mod. Kuyunjik)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na a-bi-ni
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma ib-ni-{d}mar-tu
4. u3 dumu-er-s,e-tim
5. {d}utu u3 {d}marduk li-ba-al-li-t,u2-ka
6. i-nu-ma _a-sza3_-szi-na i-na _e2_
7. ni-ik-ka-as-<si2> um-ta-al-lu-u2
8. a-na#-ku# u2-ul wa-asz-ba-a-ku
9. [a-na _lu2_ ra]-pi2-qum{ki}
10. [a-na nam]-ti-la-ni-du10
11. [um-ta]-al-li
reverse
1. a-wa-at _a-sza3 hi-a_-szi-na
2. u2-ul i-na qa2-ti-ia
3. i-na qa2-ti sza-pi2-ir _i7_-ma
4. a-na sza-pi2-ir _i7_
5. szu-pu-ur-ma
6. _a-sza3 hi-a_-szi-na
7. li-te-er-ru-szi-na-szi-im
8. _a-sza3 hi-a_-szi-na
9. i-na-an-na e-re-szu-um
10. i-ri-szu isz-tu i-na-an-na
11. _iti 3(disz)-kam_ i-na me-e
12. u2-ul i-li-a-nim

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

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: CT 29, 27, BM 080410

    [King1910CT 29] King, Leonard W. 1910. Cuneiform Texts. Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum 29.

  • history: AbB 2, 158

    [Frankena1966AbB2] Frankena, Rintje. 1966. Briefe Aus Dem British Museum (LIH Und CT 2 - 33). Altbabylonische Briefe in Umschrift Und Übersetzung, Heft 2. Leiden: Brill.

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  • Museum No.: BM 080410
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 0549

  • Provenience: Nineveh (mod. Kuyunjik)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:39:11 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg 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
2018-08-24 at 05:52:26 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2007-03-05 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CT 29, Pl. 27, BM 080410 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365961.
CT 29, pl. 27, BM 080410 artifact entry (No. P365961). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365961 (Original work published 2007)
CT 29, pl. 27, BM 080410 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365961 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CT 29, pl. 27, {BM} 080410 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365961},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365961},
}

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