CT 29, pl. 39, BM 081095 (P365970)

Letter tablet 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

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BM 081095

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

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Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. be-li2 {d}na-bi-um asz-szu-mi-ia
2. li-ba-al-li-it,-ka
3. _2(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar_ sza i-na {kusz}tu-uk-ka-ni ka-an-ku-u2
4. tu-sza-bi-lam {d}suen-e-ri-ba-am sza _nagar_
5. {na4}ku-nu-uk-ki-szu u2-sze-ep-ti-szu-ma
6. u2-ta-ar-ri-ku-nim
7. u3 ki-a-am aq-bi-szum um-ma a-na-ku-ma
8. _1(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar_ qi2-ip-tam i-na-an-na-ma
9. ta-ad-di-nam ka-ni-kam la-bi-ra-am
10. am#-mi#-ni# tu-ka-a-al
11. ka#-[ni]-kam# la-bi-ra bi-lam-ma
reverse
1. esz-sza-am lu-sza-ak-ni-ka-a-ak-kum
2. an-ni-tam aq-bi-szum u3 ka-ni-ik _1(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar_
3. {na4}ku-nu-uk-ki-ia ad-di-in-szum-ma
4. ka-ni-ik _1(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar_ sza dingir-szu-ba-ni
5. a-na ma-ah-ri-ka usz-ta-bi-lam
6. me-he-er ka-ni-ik _1(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar_
7. sza u2-sza-bi-lam ki-ma sza-at,-ru
8. mu-usz-szi-il u3 _u4-da-zal-la_
9. _iti udru{duru5} u4 1(u)-kam_ ku-un-kam szu-bi-lam
10. lu-ud-di-in-sum-ma ka-ni-ki lu-ul-qi2
11. a-di ka-ni-kam la tu-sza-bi-lam
12. _ku3-babbar_ u2-ul u2-sza-ab-ba-lam

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
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: CT 29, 39, BM 081095

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

  • history: AbB 2, 171

    [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 081095
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 1232

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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:32:21 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 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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Cite this Artifact
“CT 29, Pl. 39, BM 081095 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365970.
CT 29, pl. 39, BM 081095 artifact entry (No. P365970). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365970 (Original work published 2007)
CT 29, pl. 39, BM 081095 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365970 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CT 29, pl. 39, {BM} 081095 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365970},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365970},
}

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