CT 08, pl. 44, Bu 1891-05-09, 2172 (P370502)

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 092636 & BM 092636A

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 (sale)

Language(s)

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tablet
obverse
1. _1(disz) 2/3(disz) sar e2 du3-a_
2. sza {disz}sza-lu-ur-tum
3. sza _ki_ inim-{d}nanna _dumu_ na-ra-am-i3-li2-szu
4. i-sza-a-mu
5. i-ta ku-ku-nu-um _dumu_ bu-s,i2-ia
6. u3 i-ta ib-ni-ia
7. _dumu_ dingir-dingir-ra-bi-ia
8. [_ki_] {d}suen-nu-ur2-ma-tum _dumu_ ib-ni-ia
9. u3 _ki_ sza-lu-ur-tum _dumu-munus_ an-za-nu-um
10. {disz}{d}suen-re-me-ni _dumu_ {d}suen-e-ri-ba-am
11. _in-szi-in-sa10 sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
12. _ku3-babbar in-na-an-la2_
13. _gesz-gan-na ib2-ta-bala_
14. _u4 kur2-sze3 inim nu-ga2-ga2-am3_
15. _mu_ {d}utu {d}amar-utu u3 su-mu-la-el3 _in-pa3_
16. _igi_ nu-ur2-{d}utu _sanga_ {d}utu
reverse
1. _igi_ i-bi-ia _dumu_ {d}suen-sze-me
2. _igi_ an-ne-su2-na-e-mu-qi2
3. _dumu_ lu2-{d}nin-sikil-la
4. _igi_ i3-li2-qa2-ti _dumu_ bur-{d}suen
5. _igi_ i3-li2-am-ra-an-ni
6. _dumu_ {d}suen-a-bu-szu
7. _igi_ {d}suen-mu-ba-li2-it,
8. _dumu_ ARAD2-i3-li2-szu
9. _igi_ ib-ni-{d}iszkur
10. _dumu_ {d}suen-en-nam
11. _igi_ dingir-szu-i-bi-szu
12. _dumu_ li-pi2-it-isz8-tar2
13. _igi_ {d}nanna-sza3-la2-su3 _dub-sar_
14. _mu bad3_ dal-bat{ki} su-mu-la-el3 _ba-du3_
envelope
obverse
1. _dub 1(disz) 2/3(disz) sar e2 du3-[a ...]_
2. sza {disz}sza-lu-ur-tum [...]
3. sza _ki_ inim-{d}nanna _dumu_ na-ra-am-[i3-li2-szu]
4. i-sza-a-mu
5. i-ta {disz}ku-ku-nu-um _dumu_ bu-s,i2-[ia]
6. u3 i-ta# ib-ni-ia _dumu_ dingir-dingir#-[ra-bi-ia]
7. _ki_ {d}suen-nu-ur2-ma-tum _dumu_ ib-[ni-ia]
8. u3 _ki_ sza-lu-ur-tum _dumu-munus_ an-[za-nu-um]
9. {disz}{d}suen-re-me-ni [_dumu_] {d}suen-e-ri-ba-am
10. _in-szi-in-sa10# sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
11. _ku3-babbar in-na-an-la2 gesz-gan-na ib2-ta-bala_
12. _inim-bi al-til u4 kur2-sze3! inim nu-ga2#-ga2-am3_
  Dekiere reads kur2-sze
13. _mu_ {d}utu {d#}amar-utu u3 su2-mu-la-el3
14. _in#-pa3-de3-esz_
15. _igi_ nu-ur2-{d#}utu _sanga_ {d}utu
16. _igi_ i-bi2-ia _dumu_ {d}suen-sze-me
17. _igi_ an-ne-su2-na-<e-mu-qi2> _dumu_ lu2-{d}nin-sikil-la
18. _igi_ i3-li2-qa2-ti _dumu_ bur-{d}suen
19. _igi_ i3-li2-am-ra-an-ni _dumu_ {d}suen-a-bu-szu
reverse
  broken
left
1. _mu bad3_ dal-bat{ki} su-mu-la-el3 _ba-du3-un_
seal 1
  (uninscribed)
  Blocher, MVS X (1992) no. 63
seal 2
  (uninscribed)
  Blocher, MVS X (1992) no. 64
seal 3
  (uninscribed)
  Blocher, MVS X (1992) no. 65
seal 4
1. {d}utu
2. {d}a-a
  (with caption:)
1'. _kiszib3_ {d}suen-nu-ur2-ma-tum
  Blocher, MVS X (1992) no. 66
seal 5
  (uninscribed)
  Blocher, MVS X (1992) no. 67

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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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Legal (sale)
  • Language(s):


  • primary: CT 8, 44b

    [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. XIII

    [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, 21

    [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 092636 & BM 092636A
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 2172A & 1891-05-09 Bu, 2172B

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-03-13 at 12:42:49 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) - -

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Cite this Artifact
“CT 08, Pl. 44, Bu 1891-05-09, 2172 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370502.
CT 08, pl. 44, Bu 1891-05-09, 2172 artifact entry (No. P370502). (2023, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370502 (Original work published 2007)
CT 08, pl. 44, Bu 1891-05-09, 2172 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370502 (Accessed: June 13, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {feb 1},
	title = {CT 08, pl. 44, {Bu} 1891-05-09, 2172 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370502},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370502},
}

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