VS 08, 056 & 057 (P372470)

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 00757 & VAT 00758

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. _1/2(disz) sar e2 du3-a da e2_ ma-ad-du-mu-uq
2. u3 _da e2_ ARAD-{d}nin-szubur
3. u3 ib-ni-{d}iszkur
4. _ha-la_ ib-ni-{d}utu
5. u3 nu-ru-um-li-s,i2
6. sza _ki_ ARAD-{d}nin-szubur u3 ib-ni-{d}iszkur
7. ah-hi-szu i-zu-u2-zu isz-tu pe2-e a-di _ku3-sig17_
8. zi-zu ga-am-ru-u2
9. a-hu-um a-na a-hi-im
10. u2-ul i-ra-ga-am
11. _e2_ sza _ka2_ {d}urasz
12. {disz}ib-ni-{d}utu {disz}nu-rum-li-s,i2
13. {disz}ib-ni-{d}iszkur u3 ARAD-{d}nin-szubur
14. _mu_ {d}utu {d}a-a {d}marduk
15. u3 {d}suen-mu-ba-li2-it,
16. it-mu-u2
reverse
1. _igi_ en-nam-{d}suen
2. _dumu_ a-na-{d}utu-tak2-la-ku
3. _igi_ {d}suen-i-qi2-sza-am
4. _dumu_ i-bi-{d}nin-szubur
5. _igi_ a-wi-il-dingir _dumu_ ARAD-er3-ra
6. _igi_ tap-pu-um _dumu_ a-hu-ni
7. _igi_ t,a3-ab-ta-pu-um _dumu_ ARAD-i3-li2-szu
8. _igi_ nu-ur2-{d}gibil6
9. _dumu_ sa3-si-ia
10. _igi_ szum-ma-an-la-i3-li2-ia
11. _dumu_ akszak{ki}-ia
12. _igi_ sze-rum-i3-li2 _dumu_ {d}utu-a-bu-ni
13. _igi_ ARAD-{d}suen _dumu_ mu#-tum-dingir
14. _igi_ a-wi-il-dingir _dumu_ a-ba-ti-ia
15. _igi_ {d}utu-i3-kusz2 _dub-sar
envelope
1. _dub 1/2(disz) sar e2 [du3-a_]
2. _da e2_ ma-ad-[du-mu-uq]
3. u3 _da e2_ ARAD-{d}nin-szubur
4. u3 ib-ni-{d}iszkur
5. _ha-la_ ib-ni-{d}utu
6. u3 nu-ru-um-li-s,i2
7. sza _ki_ ARAD-{d}nin-szubur
8. u3 ib-ni-{d}iszkur
9. ah-hi-szu i-zu-u2-zu
10. isz-tu pe2-e a-di _ku3-sig17_
11. zi-zu ga-am-ru-u2
12. a-hu-um a-na a-hi-im
13. u2-ul i-ra-ga-am
14. _e2_ sza _ka_ {d}urasz ma-la ib-ba-asz-szu-u2
15. {disz}ib-ni-{d}utu {disz}nu-ru-um-li-s,i2
16. {disz}ib-ni-{d}iszkur u3 ARAD-{d}nin-szubur
17. a-hu-um ma-la a-hi-im
18. mi-it-ha-ri-isz i-zu-u2-zu
reverse
1. _mu_ {d}utu {d}a-a {d}marduk
2. u3 {d}suen-mu-ba-li2-it,
3. it-mu-u2
4. _igi_ en-nam-{d}suen
5. _dumu_ a-na-{d}utu-tak2-la-ku
6. _igi_ {d}suen-i-qi2-sza-am _dumu_ i-bi-{d}nin-szubur
7. _igi_ a-wi-il-dingir _dumu_ ARAD-er3-ra
8. _igi_ tap-pu-um _dumu_ a-hu-ni
9. _igi_ t,a3-ab-ta-pu-um _dumu_ ARAD-i3-li2-szu
10. _igi_ nu-ur2-{d}gibil6 _dumu_ sa3-si-ia
11. _igi_ szum-ma-an-la-i3-li2-ia
12. _dumu_ akszak{ki}-ia
13. _igi_ ARAD-{d}suen _dumu_ mu-tum-dingir
14. _igi_ sze-rum-i3-li2 _dumu_ {d}utu-a-bu-ni
15. _igi_ a-wi-il-dingir _dumu_ a-ba-ti-ia
16. _igi_ {d}utu-[i3]-kusz2 _dub-sar
17. _igi_ [...]-ia
seal 1
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib_ sin-i-qi2-sza-am
seal 2
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib_ a-wi-il-dingir
seal 3
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib_ en-nam-sin
seal 4
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib_ nu-ur2-{d}gibil6
seal 5
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib_ sze-rum-i3-li2

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
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  • primary: VS 8, 56 & 57

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

  • history: AoF 16, p.253-356, p. 269 no. 14

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

    (seals)


  • history: BAP, 102

    [Meissner1893BAP] Meissner, Bruno. 1893. Beiträge Zum Altbabylonischen Privatrecht. Assyriologische Bibliothek 11. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs.

  • history: Suurmeijer diss., App. p. 479-481

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

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: VAT 00757 & VAT 00758
  • Accession No.:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2022-07-04 at 11:52:20 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2022-07-04 at 11:52:01 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2021-10-22 at 19:00:09 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) - -

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Cite this Artifact
“VS 08, 056 & 057 Artifact Entry.” 2007. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 19, 2007. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372470.
VS 08, 056 & 057 artifact entry (No. P372470). (2007, September 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372470
VS 08, 056 & 057 artifact entry (2007) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372470 (Accessed: April 21, 2024).
@misc{2007VS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-21]},
	year = {2007},
	month = {sep 19},
	title = {VS 08, 056 & 057 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372470},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372470},
}

TY  - ELEC
DA  - 2007/9/19/
PY  - 2007
ID  - P372470
LB  - CDLI:P372470
M1  - 2024/4/21/
TI  - VS 08, 056 & 057 artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372470
ER  - 
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