VS 08, 069 & 070 (P372482)

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 00847 & VAT 00848

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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Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. _1(disz) sag-geme2_ sa-ni-iq-qa2-bu-sza
2. _mu-ni-im_-sza
3. sza {disz}a-hi-a-ia-am-szi a-bu-sza
4. u3# la-ma-si2 um-ma-sza
5. a-na dumu-munus-er-s,e-tim _nu-gig#_
6. i#-na# ni-szi-ti-sza id-di-nu-szi-im
7. i-na ah-hi-sza ma-am-ma-an
8. u2-ul i-ra-ga-am-szi#
9. _igi_ er3-ra-ia
10. _dumu_ {d}utu-USZ-PA
11. _igi_ a-ha-su2-nu _dumu-munus_ {d}utu-USZ#-PA#
12. _igi_ ku-ri-tum _dumu-munus#_ sin-e#-[mu]-qi2#
reverse
1. _igi_ hu-na-ba-tum
2. _dumu-munus_ {d}utu-ga-mil
3. _igi_ ta-ra-am-{d}iszkur
4. _dumu-munus_ sig-{d}{i7}idigna#
5. _igi_ be-le-su2-nu
6. _dumu-munus_ e2-ma-gir
7. _igi_ ta-ra-am-ku-bi
8. _dumu-munus_ ARAD2-di-ia
9. _igi_ sza#-ta-tum
10. _dumu-munus_ [{d}utu]-dingir#
11. _igi_ nam-[ra-am]-sza#-ru-ur _[dub]-sar#_
envelope
obverse
1. _dub 1(disz) sag-geme2_ sa-ni-iq-qa2-bu-sza _mu-ni-im_
2. ki-ma _a-sza3 u3 e2_
3. sza {disz}a-hi-a-ia-am#-szi a-bu-sza
4. u3 la-ma-si2 um-ma-sza
5. a-na dumu-munus-er-s,e-tim _nu-gig#_
6. ma-ar-ti-szu-nu
7. i-na ni-szi-ti-sza id-di-nu-szi-im
8. i-na ah-hi-sza sza i-ba-asz-szu-u2
9. ma-am-ma-an
10. u2-ul i-ba-qa2-ar-szi
11. _igi_ er3-ra#-ia#
12. _dumu_ {d}utu-USZ-PA
13. _igi_ a-ha-su2-nu
14. _dumu-munus_ {d}utu-USZ#-PA#
15. _igi_ ku-ri-tum
16. _dumu-munus_ {d}suen-e-mu-qi2
reverse
1. _igi_ hu-na-ba-tum
2. _dumu-munus_ {d#}utu#-ga-mil
3. _igi_ ta-ra#-am-{d}iszkur
4. _dumu-munus_ sig#-{d#}{i7}idigna#
5. _igi_ be-le-su2-nu
6. _dumu-munus_ e2-ma-gir#
7. _igi_ ta-ra-am-ku-bi
8. _dumu-munus_ ARAD2-di-ia
9. _igi_ sza-ta-tum
10. _dumu-munus_ {d}utu-dingir
11. _igi_ na-am-ra-am-sza-ru-ur# _dub#-sar_
seal 1
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib3_ a-ha-su2-nu
seal 2
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib3_ be-le-nu-su2#
seal 3
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib3_ er3-ra-ia
seal 4
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib3_ ta-ra-am-ku-bi
seal 5
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib3_ sza-ta-tum

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, 69 & 70

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

  • history: AoF 16, p.253-356, p. 277 no. 19

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

    (seals)


  • history: BAP, 99

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

  • history: Suurmeijer diss., App. p. 483-484

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

  • history: Fs Kraus p.426-483, p. 442

    [Wilcke1982Kaufverträge] Wilcke, Claus. 1982. “Zwei Spät-Altbabylonische Kaufverträge Aus Kiš. Mit Zwei Exkursen. A: Nudunnûm Und Nīšītum; B: Quasi-Hüllentafeln Und Kanīkāt/Ṭuppāt Ummatim.” In Zikir Šumim. Assyriological Studies Presented to F.R. Kraus on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday, edited by Govert van Driel, Theo J. H. Krispijn, Marten Stol, and Klaas R. Veenhof, 426–83. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: VAT 00847 & VAT 00848
  • Accession No.:

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2021-05-26 at 13:01:08 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram 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: -
CDLI Notes: -
Cite this Artifact
“VS 08, 069 & 070 Artifact Entry.” 2007. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 19, 2007. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372482.
VS 08, 069 & 070 artifact entry (No. P372482). (2007, September 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372482
VS 08, 069 & 070 artifact entry (2007) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372482 (Accessed: April 24, 2024).
@misc{2007VS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-24]},
	year = {2007},
	month = {sep 19},
	title = {VS 08, 069 & 070 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372482},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372482},
}

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PY  - 2007
ID  - P372482
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TI  - VS 08, 069 & 070 artifact entry
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