CT 29, pl. 29-30, BM 029655 & CT 52, 189 (P365963)

Letter 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 029655 & BM 029655A

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

-

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na nu-ur2-{d}kab-ta
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma {d}utu-li-wi-ir-ma
4. {d}utu u3 {d}nin-si4-an-na a-na da-ri-a-tim#
5. li-ba-al-li-t,u3-u2-ka
6. ki-ma _udu-nita2 hi-a_ ti-szu-u2 esz-me#-ma#
7. _1/3(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar_ sza a-a-i-im-ma
8. ka-li-a-ku
9. a-nu-um-ma tup-pi2
10. {disz}i-ba-szar-rum
11. s,u2-ha-ar a-wi-lim
reverse
1. sza _udu-nita2 hi-a_ ha-asz-hu
2. usz-ta-bi-la-[ak]-kum#
3. szum-ma ni-t,i-il#-[ka]
4. t,e4-em-ka ga-am-ra#-am#
5. szu-up-ra-am-ma
6. a-wi-lum ki-is-su2 li-il-qi2#-ma#
7. li-il-li-ka-ak-kum
8. _udu-nita2 hi-a_ i-di-isz-szum
9. u3 s,u2-ha-ru sza il-li-ka-ak-kum
10. it-ti a-la-ak-tim
11. szu-ta-as,-bi-ta-asz-szu
envelope
obverse
1. a-na nu-ur2-{d}kab-ta
2. _dumu_ puzur4-a-ba
3. _kiszib3_ {d}utu-li-wi-ir
4. _dumu_ puzur4-a-ba
5. a-hi-szu
seal 1
  (uninscribed)

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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  • primary: CT 29, 29-30, BM 029655

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

  • history: AbB 2, 160

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

  • history: CT 52, 189

    [Walker1976CT52] Walker, Christopher B. F. 1976. Old Babylonian Letters. Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum 52. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 029655 & BM 029655A
  • Accession No.: 1898-11-15, 0041

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
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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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

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

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Cite this Artifact
“CT 29, Pl. 29-30, BM 029655 & CT 52, 189 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365963.
CT 29, pl. 29-30, BM 029655 & CT 52, 189 artifact entry (No. P365963). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365963 (Original work published 2007)
CT 29, pl. 29-30, BM 029655 & CT 52, 189 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365963 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {CT 29, pl. 29-30, {BM} 029655 & {CT} 52, 189 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365963},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365963},
}

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