VS 08, 012 & 013 (P372433)

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 Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

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Museum Collection(s)

Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Museum Number

VAT 00959 & VAT 00960

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)

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tablet
obverse
1. _ibila_ be-le-su2-nu
2. _dumu-munus_ a-za-nu-um
3. u3 _ibila_ la-ma-sa3-tum
4. _dumu-munus_ dingir-szu-ba-ni
5. {d}utu-tab-ba-szu#
6. _dumu_ a-hu-[x x]-um#?
7. _a-sza3_ i-na [...]-x-szi
8. ma-la ma-s,u2#-u2
9. _us2-sa-DU_ {d}suen-isz-me-ni
10. u3 la-ma-sa3-tum
11. _e2 du3-a_ i-na zimbir{ki}
12. ma-la ma-s,u2-u2 _da_
13. {d}suen-pu-ut,-ra-am
14. _dumu_ ia-ta-da-tum
15. _e2 du3-a_ i-na ga-gi-im
16. ma-la ma-s,u2
17. _da_ be-le-su2-nu
18. _1(disz) sag-munus_ i-ti-{d}utu-mi-il-<ki>
19. wa-ar-ka-si2-na
20. u3 bu-szu-szi-na
reverse
1. ma-la i-ba-asz-szu
2. isz-tu pe2-e
3. a-na _ku3-sig17_
4. sza {d}utu-tab-ba-szu-ma
5. _mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk
6. u3 sa3-bu-um
7. sza a-wa-at _dub_ a-ni-im
8. u2-na-ka-ru
9. _igi_ li-pi2-it-<isz8-tar2 _sanga_>
10. _igi_ bur!-nu-nu _igi_ a-ta?-isz?
11. _igi_ {d}iszkur-re-me-ni
12. _igi_ bu-la-lum _igi_ ARAD-{d}utu
13. _igi_ i-da-du-um
14. _igi_ la-ma-si2
15. _igi_ {d}a-a-szi-ti
16. _igi_ be-le-su2-nu
17. _igi_ ru-ba-tum
18. _igi_ pa!-ka-ia!
19. _igi_ na-ru-ub-tum
20. _igi_ ma-ka-ta-ni
21. _igi_ ar-na-ba-tum
left
column 1
1. _igi_ na-ra-am-tum
2. _igi_ ma-mi-szar-ra-at
3. _igi_ um-mi-{d}nin-gal
column 2
1. _igi_ a-ha-su2-nu
2. _igi_ ri-ba-tum
envelope
  beginning broken
1'. x [...]
2'. _dumu_ ia#-[ta-da-tum]
3'. _e2 du3-a_ [i-na ga-gi-im] ma#-la ma-[s,u2-u2]
4'. _1(disz) sag-munus_ [i-ti-{d}utu]-mil#-ki su2-u2
5'. wa-ar-ka-at [be-le]-su2-nu
6'. u3 la-ma-sa3-tum ma#-la i-ba-asz-szu
7'. isz-tu pe2-e _ku3-sig17_
8'. sza {d}utu-[tab]-ba-szu-ma _mu_ {d}utu
9'. {d}marduk u3 sa3-bu-um
10'. sza a-wa-at _dub_ a-ni-im
11'. u2-na-ka-ru
12;. _igi_ li-pi2-it-isz8-tar2 _sanga_
13'. [_igi_] bur#-nu-nu _sipa? lukur_ sza2 {d}utu
  Suurneijer reads ugula# KU# lukur
14'. [_igi_] {d}iszkur-re-me-ni
reverse
1. _igi_ x [x] x x _igi_ bu-la-lum
2. [_igi_ ... _igi_] x x x
3. [_igi_ be-le-su2-nu] _dumu-munus_ za-ni-nu-um
4. [_igi_ la-ma-si2 _dumu-munus_] an-pi4-szu
5. [_igi_ {d}a-a-szi-ti _dumu]-munus#_ bur-nu-nu
6. [_gig_ ru-ba-tum _dumu-munus_] isz#-me-e2-a
7. [_igi_ ...] _dumu#-munus_ nu-ur2-{d}suen
8. _igi_ [na-ru-ub-tum _dumu-munus_] ARAD-{d}suen
9. _igi_ [...]
10. _igi_ ar#-[na-ba-tum]
11. _dumu-munus_ a-[bi? ...]
12. _igi_ na#-[ra-am-tum]
13. _dumu-munus#? [...]
  rest broken
seal 1
1. bur-nu-[nu]
2. _ugula#_ erisz-dingir {d}utu#
3. _dumu#_ im-[lik]-{d#}[suen]
seal 2
1. {d}iszkur-re-me-ni
2. _dumu#_ {d}da-mu-gal-zu
3. _ARAD_ e2-babbar

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: VS 8, 12 & 13

    [Ungnad1909VS8] Ungnad, Arthur. 1909. Vorderasiatische Schriftdenkmäler Der Königlichen Museen Zu Berlin 8. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs.

  • history: AoF 16, p.253-356, p. 256 no. 3

    [Klengel-Brandt1989VS7-9] Klengel-Brandt, Evelyn. 1989. “Altbabylonische Siegelabrollungen (VS VII-IX).” Altorientalische Forschungen 16: 253–356.

    (seals)


  • history: KB 4, p. 12

    [Peiser1896KB4] Peiser, Felix E. 1896. Keilinschriftliche Bibliothek.

  • history: Suurmeijer diss., App. p. 467-469

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

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: VAT 00959 & VAT 00960
  • Accession No.:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2022-06-21 at 12:45:58 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2021-10-22 at 19:00:08 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. 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):

Seal Provenience Period Date
dummy composite seal for unidentified seals (P533185) - -

General Notes: -
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Cite this Artifact
“VS 08, 012 & 013 Artifact Entry.” 2007. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 19, 2007. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372433.
VS 08, 012 & 013 artifact entry (No. P372433). (2007, September 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372433
VS 08, 012 & 013 artifact entry (2007) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372433 (Accessed: April 23, 2024).
@misc{2007VS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-23]},
	year = {2007},
	month = {sep 19},
	title = {VS 08, 012 & 013 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372433},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372433},
}

TY  - ELEC
DA  - 2007/9/19/
PY  - 2007
ID  - P372433
LB  - CDLI:P372433
M1  - 2024/4/23/
TI  - VS 08, 012 & 013 artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372433
ER  - 
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