VS 08, 052 & 053 (P372466)

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 00712

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. _3(iku) 1/2(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na qe2-er-bi-it pa-hu-s,um
2. _da e2_ {d}utu-ra-bi _szesz#_
3. _4(iku) 1(gesz2) 3(u) sar a-sza3_ i-na mu-ka-ra-nim
4. _da a-sza3_ {d}utu-ra-bi _szesz_
5. _3(iku) GAN2 i-na _a-sza3#_ gar-ra da_ {d}utu-ra-[bi]
6. _3(iku) 1(gesz2) 3(u) sar_ [i]-na# _1(bur3) GAN2?-ta_
7. IM-DI-DI
  Suurmeijer reads [i]-na# bur3 iku-ta, IM DI KI
8. _2(disz) sar e2 du3-a_ i-na _abul {d}utu#_
9. ma-la ma-s,u2-u2
10. _1/2(disz) sar 7(disz) gin2 e2_ sza _ka2_ ne-me-lum
11. ma-la ma-s,u2-u2
12. _1/2(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar_ te-er#-di#?-it _ha-la_-szu
13. a-na ki-is,-x [x?] le-qu2
14. _1(disz) ARAD_ i3-li2-tukul#-[ti]
15. _1(disz) geme2_ i3-li2-im#-[di]
16. _1(disz) 1/2(disz) sar e2_ i-na [me-ri-ga-at] x
17. _da e2_ sin-re-[me-ni]
18. mi#-[im-ma an-ni-im]
reverse
1. _ha-la_ a-hu-wa-qar _dumu_ sin-sze-me
2. sza it-ti qi2-isz-nu-nu a-bu-um-wa-qar
3. {disz}{d}utu-ra-bi {disz}bur-sin
4. {disz}dingir-szu-ra-bi {disz}sin-re-me-ni
5. _dumu-me_ sin-sze-me i-zu-zu zi-zu ga-am-ru
6. isz-tu pe2-e a-di _ku3-sig17_
7. a-hu-um a-na a-hi-im u2-ul i-qa2-ab-bi#
8. _mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk {disz}sin-mu-ba-li2-it,
9. u3 {iri}zimbir{ki} it-mu-u2#
10. la i-tu-ur2-ru-ma la# i-ra-ga-mu
11. _igi_ na-bi-{d}utu _dumu_ a-bu-um-wa-qar
12. _igi_ ri-isz-{d}utu _sanga_ an-nu-ni-tum
13. _igi_ ma-ru-um _dumu_ {d}utu-tab-ba-szu
14. _igi_ {d}utu-li-wi-ir _dumu_ i3-li2-tab-ba-e
15. _igi_ puzur4-nu-nu _dumu_ {d}nanna-ma-an-szum2
16. _igi_ {d}a-szur-i-din-nam _dumu_ sa3-lum
17. _igi_ sin-i-din-nam _dumu_ i-pi2-iq-isz8-tar2
18. _igi_ dingir-szu-ba-ni <<dumu>> dingir-szu-illat-su2
19. u3 na-bi-i3-li2-szu
20. _dumu-me_ puzur4-{d}utu
21. _igi_ dingir-ra-bi _dumu_ sin-i-din-nam
22. _igi_ isz-me-{d}utu _dumu_ {d}utu-ia!
23. _igi_ a-ha-nir-szi _dumu_ sin-i-qi2-sza-am
24. _igi_ a-pil-i3-li2-szu
25. _igi_ a-bu-um-dingir
left
1. _igi_ ma-ni-um
2. _igi_ {d}nanna-zi-mu _igi_ ri-isz-{d}utu
3. _igi_ {d}utu-ma-gir14
envelope
obverse
1. _3(iku) 1/2(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na qer-bi-it pa-hu-s,um
2. i-ta _a-sza3_ {d}utu-ra-bi
3. _4(iku) 1(gesz2) 3(u) sar a-sza3_ i-na mu-ka-ra-nim
4. i-ta _a-sza3_ {d}utu-ra-bi
5. _3(iku) GAN2 i-na _a-sza3_ gar-ra_
6. i-ta _a-sza3_ {d}utu-ra-[bi]
7. _3(iku) 1(gesz2) 3(u) sar_ [i]-na bu-ra-a IM-DI-DI_
8. _1/2(disz) sar 7(disz) gin2 e2_ sza _ka2_ ne-me-lum
9. _1/2(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar_ ni-ip-la-at bi-ti-szu
10. _2(disz) sar e2 du3-a_ i-na _abul {d}utu_ ma-la ma-s,u2-u2
11. 1(disz) 1/2(disz) sar e2_ me-ri-ga-at _da e2_ sin-re-me-ni
12. _1(disz) ARAD_ i3-li2-tukul-ti
13. _1(disz) geme2_ i3-li2-im-di
14. mi-im-ma an-ni-im
15. _ha-la_ a-hu-wa-qar _dumu_ {d}suen-sze-me
16. sza it-ti a-ah-hi-szu _dumu-me_ {d}suen-sze-me
17. ma-la i-ba-asz-szu-u2 i-zu-zu
18. zi-zu ga-am-ru-u2-ma
19. a-hu-um a-na a-hi-im
20. u2-ul i-ra-ga#-[am]
21. an-ni-a-am am-szi [u2-ul i-qa2-ab-bi ...]
reverse
1. u2-ul i-ta-ar x [...]
2. a-hu-um a-na a-hi-im u2-ul [...]
3. _mu_ {d}utu {d}marduk {d}suen-mu-ba-[li2-it,]
4. u3 {iri}zimbir{ki} it-mu-u2
5. la i-tu-ur2-ru-u2-ma
6. a-hu-um a-na a-hi-im la i-ra-ga-am#
7. _igi_ ma-ru-um _ugula e2_
8. _igi_ ri-isz-{d}utu _sanga_ an-nu-ni-tum
9. _igi_ na-bi-{d}utu _dumu_ a-bu-um-wa-qar
10. _igi_ {d}utu-li-wi-ir _dumu_ i3-li2-tab-ba-e
11. _igi_ {d}a-szur4-i-din-nam _dumu_ sa3-al-lum
12. _igi_ puzur4-nu-nu _dumu_ {d}nanna-ma-an-szum2
13. _igi_ {d}suen-i-din-nam _dumu_ i-pi2-iq-isz8-tar2
14. _igi_ dingir-szu-ba-ni <<dumu>> dingir-szu-illat#-su2
15. _igi_ na-bi-i3-li2-szu [_dumu]-me_ puzur4-{d}[utu]
16. _igi_ bur-{d}a-a _dumu_ puzur4-nu-[nu]
17. _igi_ dingir-ra-bi _dumu_ {d}suen-i-din-nam
18. _igi_ {d}utu-ma-gir _dumu_ {d}suen-i-mi-ti
19. _igi_ isz-me-{d}utu _dumu_ {d}utu-ia
20. _igi_ a-pil-i3-li2-szu _dumu_ ma-ah-nu-ub-dingir
21. _igi_ a-ha-am-nir-szi _dumu_ {d}suen-i-qi2#-sza-am
22. _igi_ ma-ni-um _dumu_ i3-li2-ma-lik-ki
23. _igi_ {d}nanna-zi-mu _dumu_ szesz-du10-ga
24. _igi_ ri-isz-{d}utu _dumu_ u-bar-ib2-ba-al
25. _igi_ a-bu-um-dingir _dumu_ {d}nanna-ma-an-szum2
26. _igi_ ri-isz-{d}utu _dub-sar_
27. _igi_ {d}nanna-ma-an-szum2 _dub-sar_
seal 1
1. puzur4-nu-nu
2. _dumu_ {d}nanna-ma-an-szum2
3. _ARAD_ {d}en-ki
seal 2
1. x [x x] szar? [x?]
2. _dumu_ [i3?]-li2#-{d}[x x?]
3. _ARAD_ a-pil-{d}suen
seal 3
1. sa3-[al?]-lum
2. _dam-gar3_
3. _dumu_ i-pi2-iq-isz8-tar2
4. _ARAD_ {d}nin-szubur#
seal 4
1. _kiszib_ dingir-szu-illat#-su2
seal 5
1. _kiszib_ a-bu-um-wa-qar
seal 6
1. _kiszib_ sin-re-me-ni
seal 7
1. _kiszib_ bur-sin
seal 8
1. _kiszib_ [{d}utu]-ma-gir
seal 9
1. _kiszib_ dingir-ra-ni
seal 10
1. _kiszib_ dingir-szu-ba-ni
seal 11
1. _kiszib_ ri-isz-{d}utu
seal 12
1. _kiszib_ ri-isz-{d}utu
seal 13
1. _kiszib_ a-ha-am-nir-szi
seal 14
1. _kiszib_ sin-i-din-nam
seal 15
1. _kiszib_ na-bi-{d}utu
seal 16
1. _kiszib_ ma-ru-um
seal 17
1. _kiszib_ {d}utu-li-wi-ir

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Legal
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  • primary: VS 8, 52 & 53

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

  • history: Fs Porada = BiMes 21 (pp. 143-148),

    [Klengel-Brandt1986FsPorada] Klengel-Brandt, Evelyn. 1986. “Siegelabrollungen Auf Der AltBabylonischen Tafel VAT 712.” Edited by Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Paolo Matthiae, and Maurits N. van Loon. Insight through Images: Studies in Honor of Edith Porada, Bibliotheca Mesopotamica, , no. 21: 143–48.

  • history: Suurmeijer diss., App. p. 475-478

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

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  • Museum No.: VAT 00712
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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, 052 & 053 Artifact Entry.” 2007. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 19, 2007. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372466.
VS 08, 052 & 053 artifact entry (No. P372466). (2007, September 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372466
VS 08, 052 & 053 artifact entry (2007) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372466 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
@misc{2007VS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-22]},
	year = {2007},
	month = {sep 19},
	title = {VS 08, 052 & 053 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372466},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372466},
}

TY  - ELEC
DA  - 2007/9/19/
PY  - 2007
ID  - P372466
LB  - CDLI:P372466
M1  - 2024/4/22/
TI  - VS 08, 052 & 053 artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372466
ER  - 
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