CT 29, pl. 40, BM 080816 (P365971)

Letter tablet dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 080816

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. asz-szum _ku3-babbar_ sza qa2-ti _dam-gar3_
2. de-ke-e-em-ma s,a-ma-di-im
3. isz-tu _u4_-mi ma-du-u2-tim iq-qa2-bi-ma
4. asz-szum la bu-ur-ra-ak-kum
5. a-na la-ma-di-ka asz-pu-ra-am
6. _ku3-babbar_-ka s,i-mi-id-ma
7. re-sza-am li-ki-il
8. ar-ka i-na-an-na
9. isz-sza-ap-pa-ra-ak-kum-ma
10. a-na babila2{ki} ta-al-li-a-am
11. a-na _ku3-babbar_ s,a-ma-di-im
12. ni#-di a-hi-im la ta-ra-asz-szi
reverse
1. [i]-na# pa-ni-i-[tim (x)]
2. i-nu-ma a-na babila2{ki#} [ta-li-a]-am
3. aq-bi-kum-ma
4. i-dam tu-sza-ar-szi-ma ta-pu-la-an-ni
5. i-na-an-na sza i-in-ka ma-ah-ru
6. a-na ri-sza-tum i-di-in-ma
7. a-na babila2{ki} li-ib-lam
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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, 40, BM 080816

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

  • history: AbB 2, 172

    [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 080816
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 0955

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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. 40, BM 080816 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365971.
CT 29, pl. 40, BM 080816 artifact entry (No. P365971). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365971 (Original work published 2007)
CT 29, pl. 40, BM 080816 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365971 (Accessed: April 16, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {CT 29, pl. 40, {BM} 080816 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365971},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P365971},
}

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