VS 08, 033 & 034 (P372450)

Legal tablet 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 00705

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal

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tablet
obverse
1. _1/2(disz) sar e2 du3-a_
2. _da e2_ dingir-szu-i-bi-szu
3. _dumu_ pa-ki-im
4. u3 _da e2_ ip-qu2-sza
5. _dumu_ ti7-iz-qar-{d}utu
6. {disz}ma-du-mu-uq-dingir
7. u3 geme2-{d}utu _lukur {d}utu_
8. a-na nu-ru-um-li-s,i2
9. ma-ri-szu-nu id-di-nu
10. a-di geme2-{d}utu
11. ba-al-t,a3-at
12. {disz}nu-ru-um-li#-s,i2
13. i-na _mu 1(disz)-kam_
14. _3(barig) sze 1(disz) 1/2(disz) sila3 i3-gesz_
15. _igi-4(disz)-gal2 ku3-babbar_
16. i-na-di-in
reverse
1. u3 i-li-ik _e2_
2. i-la-ak
3. an-ni-a-am u2-ul i-di-ma
4. i-na _e2_ i-te-li
5. {disz}geme2-{d}utu
6. u3 ma-ad-du-mu-uq-dingir
7. i-ba-la-ka-tu-ma
8. _1/3(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar i3-la2-e-mesz_
9. _mu_ {d}utu {d}a-a {d}marduk
10. u3 sin-mu-ba-li2-it,
11. _in-pa3-de3-mesz_
12. _igi_ sin-i-qi2-sza-am
13. _dumu_ i-bi-{d}nin-szubur
14. _igi_ dingir-szu#-[ba]-ni _dumu_ ib-ni-ia
15. _igi_ {d}utu-mu#-de _dumu_ ak-sza-ia
16. _igi_ e-te-<el>-pu-um
17. _dumu_ su-nu-bu-um
18. _igi_ t,a3-ab-tap-pu-um
19. _dumu_ ARAD-i3-li2-szu
left
1. _igi_ a-li2-wa-aq-ru-um
2. _dumu_ ib-ni-ia
3. _igi_ ib-ni-{d}utu
column 2
1. _dumu_ sin-i-qi2-sza-am
2. _igi_ si-na-s,i-ir#
3. _dumu_ {d}usz!-na-s,ir
envelope
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. [u2 _da e2_ ip-qu2]-sza
2'. [_dumu_] ti#-iz-qar-{d}utu
  rest broken
reverse
1'. [...] x {d}[...]
2'. [_in]-pa3-de3#-[mesz_]
3'. _igi#_ {d}suen-i-qi2-sza-am
4'. _dumu_ i-bi-{d}nin-szubur
5'. _igi_ dingir-szu-ba-ni _dumu_ ib-ni-ia#
6'. _igi_ {d}utu-mu-de
7'. _dumu_ ak-sza-ia
8'. _igi_ e-te-el-pu-um
9'. _dumu_ su-nu-bu-um
10'. _igi_ t,a3-ab-tap-pu-um
11'. _dumu_ ARAD-i3-li2-szu
12'. _igi_ a-li2-wa-aq-ru#-[um]
  rest broken

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
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Legal
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  • primary: VS 8, 33 & 34

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

  • history: Care of the Elderly p.59-117, p. 112-113

    [Stol1998elderly] Stol, Marten. 1998. “Care of the Elderly in Mesopotamia in the Old Babylonian Period.” In The Care of the Elderly in the Ancient Near East, edited by Marten Stol and Sven P. Vleeming, 59–117. Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East, Volume 14. Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill.

  • history: Suurmeijer diss., App. p. 473-474

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

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: VAT 00705
  • Accession No.:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
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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Cite this Artifact
“VS 08, 033 & 034 Artifact Entry.” 2007. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 19, 2007. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372450.
VS 08, 033 & 034 artifact entry (No. P372450). (2007, September 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372450
VS 08, 033 & 034 artifact entry (2007) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372450 (Accessed: April 23, 2024).
@misc{2007VS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-23]},
	year = {2007},
	month = {sep 19},
	title = {VS 08, 033 & 034 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372450},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372450},
}

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