CT 29, pl. 37 BM 097815 & CT 52, 191 (P365968)

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 097815 & BM 097815A

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

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. a-na ta-ri-bu-sza
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma {d}iszkur-ma-an-szum2-ma
4. {d}utu li-ba-al-li-it,-ka
5. a-wi-lim {d}marduk-la-ma-sa3-szu _szu-i_
6. ki-a-am iq-bi-a-am
7. um-ma szu-ma
8. {disz}ta-ri-bu-sza s,u2-ha-ar-ka
9. {disz}i3-li2-u2-sa-ti _szu-ku6_
10. s,u2-ha-ri
reverse
1. at,-ru-ud-ma
2. a-na na-de-e u2-ul im-gu-ur
3. i-na-an-na ze2-eh-pi2 usz-ta-bi-la-ak-kum
4. {disz}i3-li2-u2-sa-ti _szu-ku6_
5. a-sza-ar ta-ap-pa-la-su
6. li-id-di
envelope
obverse
1. a-na ta-ri-bu-sza
seal 1
1. {d}iszkur-ma-an-[szum2]
2. dumu# {d}iszkur-szar-[rum]
3. ARAD# am-mi-s,a-du-qa2#

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, 37 BM 097815

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

  • history: AbB 2, 169

    [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, 191

    [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.

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  • Museum No.: BM 097815 & BM 097815A
  • Accession No.: 1902-10-11, 0869 & 1902-10-11, 0869A

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
2018-08-24 at 07:45:53 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) - -

General Notes: -
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Cite this Artifact
“CT 29, Pl. 37 BM 097815 & CT 52, 191 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 9, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365968.
CT 29, pl. 37 BM 097815 & CT 52, 191 artifact entry (No. P365968). (2023, September 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365968 (Original work published 2007)
CT 29, pl. 37 BM 097815 & CT 52, 191 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365968 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-22]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 9},
	title = {CT 29, pl. 37 {BM} 097815 & {CT} 52, 191 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365968},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365968},
}

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