VS 07, 138 (P372358)

Legal tablet excavated in Dilbat (mod. Deilam), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

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Museum Collection(s)

Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Museum Number

VAT 06317

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Dilbat (mod. Deilam)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. _2/3(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar_
 ts: šinip šiqil kaspim
 en: (For) the 120 grains of silver
2. sza# ri-isz-{d}marduk _ugula masz2-szu-gid2-gid2_
 ts: ša rīš-marduk akil bārî
 en: that to Rīš-marduk overseer of the diviners,
3. a#-na qa2-be2-e dingir-ha-bil
 ts: ana qabê ilu-ḫabil
 en: with the guarantee of Ilu-ḫabil,
4. e-li ib-ni-{d}marduk# u3 i-lu-ni _dumu-mesz_ i-din-{d}la-ga-ma-al
 ts: eli ibni-marduk u iluni mārī i(d)din-lagamal
 en: Ibni-marduk and Iluni, sons of Iddin-lagamal,
5. i-szu-u2
 ts: išû
 en: owe,
6. qa2-ti ib-ni-{d}marduk
 ts: qāti ibni-marduk
 en: Ibni-marduk
7. u3 i-lu-ni
 ts: u iluni
 en: and Iluni
8. na-asz2-ha-at-ma
 ts: našḫatma
 en: are quit of responsability.
9. {disz}li-wi-ir-babila2{ki} _dumu_ a-wi-il-esz18-dar
 ts: li(w)wir-bābilim mār awīl-ištar
 en: Liwwir-bābilim, son of Awīl-ištar,
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1. a-na na-szi ka-ni-ki-szu
 ts: ana našî kanīkīšu
 en: to the bearer of his sealed document,
2. a-na 5(disz) _u4_-mi
 ts: ana ḫamšat ūmī
 en: within 5 days
3. _ku3-babbar_ i-na-ad-di-in
 ts: kaspam inaddin
 en: will hand over the silver.
4. _igi_ dingir-u2-tul2-lam-ni-szu _dumu_ i-na-pa-le-szu
 ts: maḫar ilum-utullam-išu mār ina-palêšu
 en: Before Ilum-utullam, son of Ina-palêšu;
5. _igi_ zimbir{ki}-li-wi-ir _dumu_ ku-bu-rum
 ts: maḫar sippar-li(w)wir mār ku(b)burum
 en: before Sippar-liwwir, son of Kubburum.
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6. _iti sze-sag11-ku5 u4 2(u) 9(disz)-kam_
 ts: waraḫ addarim ūmam ešrā tišīt
 en: The month of Addarum, the day 29,
7. _mu_ am-mi-s,a-du-qa2 _lugal-e {uruda}ki-lugal-gub ib2-diri! x [x] x x_
 ts: šanat ammi-ṣaduqa šarrum manzāzam ṣīram watram ...
 en: the year “Ammi-ṣaduqa the king, a royal socle of copper that was superb ... (put in place)”.
seal 1
1. {d}utu-x-[...]
 ts: šamaš-...
 en: Šamaš-...
2. dumu i-na-pa-le#-[szu]
 ts: mār ina-palêšu
 en: son of Ina-palêšu
3. ARAD {d}x-[...]
 ts: warad ...
 en: servant of ...

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: VS 7, 138

    [Ungnad1909VS7] Ungnad, Arthur. 1909. Vorderasiatische Schriftdenkmäler Der Königlichen Museen Zu Berlin 7. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs.

  • history: HG 3, no. 87

    [Kohler1909HG3] Kohler, Josef, and Arthur Ungnad. 1909. Hammurabi’s Gesetz. Band III: Übersetzte Urkunden, Erläuterungen. Leipzig: Eduard Pfeiffer.

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  • Museum No.: VAT 06317
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  • Provenience: Dilbat (mod. Deilam)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2022-12-28 at 14:26:15 Lafont, Bertrand Artifact Lafont, Bertrand Lafont, Bertrand approved View
2022-12-12 at 17:40:28 Lafont, Bertrand Atf Guidi, Carlo Lafont, Bertrand approved View
2021-05-13 at 13:39:14 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2018-07-19 at 07:00:21 Jagersma, Bram Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2007-09-19 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact CDLI CDLI approved View

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

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dummy composite seal for unidentified seals (P533185) - -

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Cite this Artifact
“VS 07, 138 Artifact Entry.” (2007) 2022. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). December 28, 2022. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372358.
VS 07, 138 artifact entry (No. P372358). (2022, December 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372358 (Original work published 2007)
VS 07, 138 artifact entry (2022) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372358 (Accessed: April 23, 2024).
@misc{2022VS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-23]},
	year = {2022},
	month = {dec 28},
	title = {VS 07, 138 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372358},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372358},
}

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