CT 08, pl. 49, Bu 1891-05-09, 2484 (P370506)

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 082446 & BM 082447

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

Language(s)

-

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. _1(esze3) 1(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-ta i-lu-ni
2. u3 i-ta i-zi-a-szar
3. isz-tu {i7}za-bi-am a-na ma-asz-ka-nim
4. _3(disz)_ ra-t,a2*-tum sza _{gesz}pesz3_
5. isz-tu a-ta-pu-um sza {d}a-a-la-tum
6. a-na _1(u) nindan usz sag-bi_ a-na il-ta-nim
7. _1(disz) sar [e2] du3-a i-ta _e2_ na-ki-mu-um
8. u3 i-ta su-qi2-im mu-s,u2-szu
9. a-na ba-ab a-hu-la-pi2-{d}utu u2-s,i
10. {disz}il-ta-ni _dumu-munus_ ha-li-ia-tum
11. u2-ra-ba-szi-ma a-na mu-tim i-na-di-szi
12. zi-ti ha-li-ia-tum _lukur_ {d}marduk
13. sza i-zi-a-szar i-di-nu-szi-im
14. a-di ba-al-t,a3-at i-ka-al
15. _ibila_ na-ki-mu-um
16. u2-um na-ki-mu-um
17. li-bi ha-li-ia-tum
18. usz-ta-am-ri-s,u2 i-na ap-lu-ti-sza
reverse
1. i-na-sa3-ah-szu
2. a-na bu-szi a-ma-la ha-li-ia-tum
3. i-ra-asz-szu-u2 na-ki-mu-um
4. u2-ul a-wa-su2
5. _a-sza3 u3 {gesz}kiri6 ibila_ na-ki-mu-um
6. _igi_ mu-da-du-um _dumu_ usz-tasz-ni-dingir
7. _igi_ a-bi-lu-s,u2 _dumu_ li-pi2-it-sin
8. _igi_ ip-qu2-sza _dumu_ a-ab-ba-t,a3-bu-um
9. _igi_ an-ni-dingir _dumu_ sin-tu-kul2-ti
10. _igi_ sin-pu-ut,-ra-am _dumu_ su-ka-li-ia
11. _igi_ a-pi2-li-ia _dumu_ sze-er-sze-ru-um
12. _igi_ pa-ar-ga-nu-um _dumu_ a-sa3-ru-um
13. _igi_ i-na-szu-dingir _dumu_ nu-ur2-{d}utu
14. _igi_ ip-qu2-tum _dumu_ hat,-t,i3-im
15. _igi_ tu-tu-na-s,ir
16. _aga-us2_ szar-ri-im
17. _igi_ sin-dingir _dumu_ ku-da-nu-um
18. _mu_ a-pil-sin u2-ra-am-mi-ku
envelope
obverse
1. _dub 1(esze3) 1(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-ta i-lu-ni
2. u3 i-ta i-zi-a-szar
3. isz-tu {i7}za-bi-am
4. a-na ma-asz-ka-nim
5. _3(disz)_ ra-t,a2*-tum sza _{gesz}pesz3_
6. isz-tu a-ta-pu-um sza {d}a-a-la-tum
7. a-na [_1(u)] nindan usz sag-bi_ a-na il-ta-nim
8. _1(disz) sar# e2 du3-a_ i-ta na-ki-mu-um
9. u3 i-ta su-qi2-im
10. mu-s,u2-[szu a-na ba]-ab# a-hu-la-[pi2]-{d}utu u2-s,i
11. {disz}il-[ta-ni _dumu-munus_ ha-li]-ia-tum
12. u2-[ra-ba-szi-ma a-na mu-tim i]-na#-di-szi
13. [zi-ti ha-li-ia-tum _lukur_ {d}]marduk#
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. a-na bu-szi a-ma-la ha-[li-ia-tum]
2'. i-ra-asz-szu-u2 na-ki-mu-um u2-ul a-wa-[su2]
3'. a-na _a-sza3 u3 {gesz}kiri6 e2_ isz-qu2-lu
4'. _igi_ mu-da-du-um _dumu_ usz-tasz-ni-dingir
5'. _igi_ a-bi-lu-s,u2 _dumu_ li-pi2-it-sin
6'. _igi_ ip-qu2-sza _dumu_ a-pa-t,a3-bu-um
7'. _igi_ an-ni-dingir _dumu_ sin-tu-kul2-ti
8'. _igi_ sin-pu-ut,-ra-am _dumu_ su-ka-li-ia
9'. _igi_ a-pi2-li-ia _dumu_ sze-er-sze-ru-um
10'. _igi_ pa-ar-ga-nu-um _dumu_ a-sa3-ru-um
11'. _igi_ i-na-szu-dingir _dumu_ nu-ur2-{d}utu
12'. _igi_ ip-qa-tum _dumu_ hat,-t,i3-im
13'. _igi_ tu-tu-na-s,ir _aga-us2_ sza szar-ri-im
14'. _igi_ sin-dingir _dumu_ ku-da-nu-um
15'. _mu_ a-pil-sin u2-ga-li-bu
seal 1
1. mu#-da-du-um#
2. _dumu#_ usz-ta-asz-ni-[dingir]
3. _ARAD2#_ za-bi-[um]
  (additional uninscribed seal impressions)

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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  • Genre(s): Legal
  • Language(s):


  • primary: CT 8, 49b

    [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. LII

    [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, 79

    [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.

  • history: Suurmeijer diss., App. p. 156-158

    [Suurmeijer2014property] Suurmeijer, Guido. 2014. “Property Transfer within the Family in Old Babylonian Sippar.” Phdthesis, Gent: Universiteit Gent.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 082446 & BM 082447
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 2484 & 1891-05-09 Bu, 2484A

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-06-14 at 09:53:10 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
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
2021-08-19 at 21:24:55 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI 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: -
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Cite this Artifact
“CT 08, Pl. 49, Bu 1891-05-09, 2484 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 14, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370506.
CT 08, pl. 49, Bu 1891-05-09, 2484 artifact entry (No. P370506). (2024, June 14). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370506 (Original work published 2007)
CT 08, pl. 49, Bu 1891-05-09, 2484 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370506 (Accessed: July 19, 2024).
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	year = {2024},
	month = {jun 14},
	title = {CT 08, pl. 49, {Bu} 1891-05-09, 2484 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370506},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P370506},
}

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