CT 08, pl. 23, Bu 1888-05-12, 673 (P370461)

Legal 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 092576 & BM 092576A

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (Field sale)

Language(s)

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tablet
obverse
1. _4(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na _1(bur3) GAN2-ta_
2. _1(disz) sag-bi_ isz-me-e2-a
3. _2(disz)-kam sag-bi_ su-ut-ta
4. i-na ma-asz-qi2-tim {d}nanna-ma-an-szum2!
5. i-sza-qi2-i
6. _ki_ be-la-a {disz}puzur4-er3-ra
7. u3 puzur4-{d}utu _dumu-me_ {d}nanna-ma-an-szum2
8. {disz}szi-la-ma-si2 _lukur {d}<utu>_
9. _dumu_ sin-i-qi2-sza-am
10. _in-szi-sa10 sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
11. _ku3-babbar in-na-an-la2_
12. _gesz-gan-na ib2-ta-bala_
13. _u4 kur2-sze3 lu2 lu2_
14. _mu_ {d}utu {d}amar-utu u3 sa3-bi-um
15. _in-pa3-de3-esz_
reverse
1. _igi_ {d}nanna-ma-an-szum2 _dumu_ na-ra-am-sin#
2. _igi_ sin-pu-ut,-ra-am _igi_ dingir-szu-ba-ni
3. _dumu-mesz_ ARAD2-i3-li2-szu
4. _igi_ ak-sza-ia _dumu_ bi-ir-te-tu-um
5. _igi_ im-gur-sin _dumu_ na-bi-i3-li2-szu
6. _igi_ sin-ba-ni _dumu_ sin-a-bu-szu
7. _igi_ im-gur-rum _dumu_ {d}utu-en-nam
8. _igi_ isz-me-{d}iszkur _dumu_ im-gur-sin
9. _igi_ i-din-sin _dumu_ i-ku-un-pi4-{d}urasz
10. _igi_ ib-ni-{d}iszkur _dub-sar_
envelope
obverse
1. _dub 4(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na _1(bur3) GAN2#-[ta_ ...] x# x# [... i?]-ta# ba-ab du-un?-nim
2. _1(disz)-am sag-bi a-sza3_ isz-me-[e2]-a#
3. _2(disz)-am sag-bi_ su2-ut#-[ta]
4. i-na ma-asz-qi2-tim {d}[nanna-ma-an]-szum2!
5. _a-sza3_ me-e i-sza-aq#-[qi2-i]
6. _ki_ be-la-a _dam_ {d}nanna-[ma-an-szum2]
7. {disz}puzur4-er3-ra u3 puzur4#-[{d}utu]
8. _dumu-me_ {d}nanna-ma-an#-[szum2]
9. {disz}szi-la-ma-si2 [_lukur {d}utu dumu-munus_ sin-i-qi2-sza-am]
10. _in-szi-sa10 sa10 til-la-bi-[sze3]_
11. _[ku3]-babbar# in-na-an-la2 gesz-gan-[na ib2-ta-bala]_
12. _[inim-bi] al#-til# sza3-ga-[ni al-du10]_
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. _igi#_ [...]
2'. _dumu-me_ [ARAD2-i3-li2-szu]
3'. _igi_ akszak[{ki}]-ia _dumu_ bi#-[ir-te-tu-um]
4'. _igi_ sin-ba-ni _dumu_ sin-a#-bu#-[szu]
5'. _igi_ im-gur-ru-um _dumu_ {d}utu-en-nam
6'. _igi_ isz-me-{d}iszkur _dumu_ im-gur-sin x# [...]
7'. _igi_ i-din-sin _dumu_ i-ku-un-pi4-{d}urasz#
8'. _igi_ im-gur-sin _dumu_ na-bi-i3-li2-szu
9'. _igi_ ib-ni-{d}iszkur
seal 1
  (uninscribed)
  Blocher, MVS X (1992) no. 168
seal 2
  (uninscribed)
  Blocher, MVS X (1992) no. 169
seal 3
  (uninscribed)
  Blocher, MVS X (1992) no. 170
seal 4
  (uninscribed)
  Blocher, MVS X (1992) no. 171
seal 5
  (uninscribed)
  Blocher, MVS X (1992) no. 172

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
  • Measurements (mm):
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  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
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  • Genre(s): Legal (Field sale)
  • Language(s):


  • primary: CT 8, 23c

    [Pinches1899CT8] Pinches, Theophilus G. (dup.). 1899. Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum 8. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.

  • history: MVS 10, no. XXXIX

    [Blocher1993MVS10] Blocher, Felix. 1993. Siegelabrollungen Auf Frühaltbabylonischen Tontafeln Im British Museum. Ein Katalog. Münchener Vorderasiatische Studien 10. München, Wien: Profil Verlag.

    (seals)


  • history: MHET 2/1, 37

    [Dekiere1994MHET2/1] Dekiere, Luc. 1994. Old Babylonian Real Estate Documents from Sippar in the British Museum. Part 1: Pre-Hammurabi Documents. Mesopotamian History and Environment. Series III. Texts 2. Ghent: University of Ghent.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 092576 & BM 092576A
  • Accession No.: 1888-05-12 Bu, 0673 & 1888-05-12 Bu, 0674

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
2023-03-13 at 13:26:06 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram Jagersma, Bram 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
2007-08-01 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: -
CDLI Notes: -
Cite this Artifact
“CT 08, Pl. 23, Bu 1888-05-12, 673 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 9, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370461.
CT 08, pl. 23, Bu 1888-05-12, 673 artifact entry (No. P370461). (2023, September 9). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370461 (Original work published 2007)
CT 08, pl. 23, Bu 1888-05-12, 673 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370461 (Accessed: June 13, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 9},
	title = {CT 08, pl. 23, {Bu} 1888-05-12, 673 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370461},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370461},
}

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