VS 13, 009 (P372762)

Legal tablet & envelope excavated in Dilbat (mod. Deilam), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Museum Number

VAT 06662 & MMUM —

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Dilbat (mod. Deilam)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (sale)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. _1(esze3) 3(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_
2. _us2-sa-du_ ba#-li#-tum
3. u3# _us2#-sa#-du a-sza3_ ha-la-lum
4. _sag-bi a-sza3_ za-ab-bu-um
5. _sag-bi 2(disz)-kam-ma_ ba-li-tum
6. _ki lugal-a-ni-ta_
7. {disz}er-s,e-ti-ia
8. _dumu_ a-pil2-ia
9. _in-szi-in-sa10 sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
10. _1/2(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar_
11. _in-na-an-la2_
  single ruling
12. _igi_ {d}amar-utu-mu-ba-li2-it, _szagina_
13. _igi_ su#-mu-akszak{ki} _dumu_ mu-na-wi-rum
reverse
1. _igi_ {d}urasz#-mu#-ba#-li2#-it,# _dumu_ i-[x]-rum
2. _igi_ i-s,i2-a-szar _dumu_ ka-ma-ZI-rum
3. _igi_ t,a3-ab-pa-la-szu _ugula szu-i_
4. _igi_ {d}amar-utu-la-ma-sa3-szu _u2-tul2_
5. _igi_ {d}amar-utu-na-s,ir _dumu_ na-bi-i3-li2-szu
6. _igi_ ma-ni-um _dumu_ {d}suen-i-qi2-sza-am
7. _igi_ ig-mil-er3-ra _gu-za-la2_
8. _igi_ lu2-{d}iszkur _dumu_ {d}na-bi-um-la-ma-sa3-szu
9. _igi_ {d}suen-i-din-nam _dumu_ bu-zi-ia
10. _igi_ isz-me-{d}suen _dumu_ bu-zi-ia
11. _igi_ {d}nanna-lu2-ti _dub-sar_
  single ruling
12. _iti du6-ku3 u4 1(u) 6(disz)-kam_
13. _mu_ bad3 mar2-da{ki} mu-un-du3-a_
envelope
obverse
1. _1(esze3) 3(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_
2. _us2-sa-du_ ba-li-tum
3. u3 _us2-sa-du pa5_ ha-la-lum#
4. _sag-bi a-sza3_ za-ab-bu-um
5. _sag-bi 2(disz)-kam-ma_ ba-li-tum
6. _ki lugal-a-ni-ta_
7. {disz}er-s,e-ti-ia
8. _dumu_ a-pil2-ia
9. _in-szi-in-sa10_
10. _sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
11. _1/2(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar in-na-an-la2#_
  single ruling
12. _igi_ {d}amar-utu-mu-ba-li2-it, _szagina_
13. _igi_ su#-mu-akszak[{ki}]
14. _igi#_ {d}urasz-mu-ba-li2#-it,#
  rest broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. [_igi_ {d}nanna]-lu2#-ti _dub-sar_
  blank space
2'. _iti du6-ku3 u4 1(u) 6(disz)-kam_
3'. _mu_ {d}suen-mu-ba-li2-it, _lugal-e bad3 mar2#-[da]{ki#} mu#-un#-du3#-a#_

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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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  • primary: VS 13, 9

    [Figulla1914VS13] Figulla, Hugo H. 1914. Altbabylonische Verträge. Vorderasiatische Schriftdenkmäler Der Königlichen Museen Zu Berlin 13. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs.

  • history: Fs Neumann p.99-141, p. 111-115

    [Charpin2018dons] Charpin, Dominique. 2018. “Dons Ou Ventes de Terres Par Les Rois à l’époque Paléo-Babylonienne.” In Grenzüberschreitungen. Studien Zur Kulturgeschichte Des Alten Orients. Festschrift Für Hans Neumann Zum 65. Geburtstag Am 9. Mai 2018, edited by Kristin Kleber, Georg Neumann, and Susanne Paulus, 99–141. Dubsar, Band 5. Münster: Zaphon.

  • history: MCS 2, 78 no. 3 (envelope)

    [Fish1952MCS2] Fish, Thomas. 1952. Manchester Cuneiform Studies 2.

  • history: TJA, UMM H 56

    [Szlechter1963TJA] Szlechter, Émile. 1963. Tablettes Juridiques et Administratives de La IIIe Dynastie d’Ur et de La Ire Dynastie de Babylone. Tome I-II. Vol. XXI. Publications de l’Institut de Droit Romain de l’Université de Paris. Paris: Recueil Sirey.

    (envelope)


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  • Museum No.: VAT 06662 & MMUM —
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  • Provenience: Dilbat (mod. Deilam)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2021-08-12 at 09:40:16 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2021-07-22 at 15:43:17 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2018-11-07 at 10:48:15 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2018-11-05 at 12:29:26 Englund, Robert K. Atf de Ridder, Alba CDLI approved View
2018-10-10 at 04:06:49 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 13, 009 Artifact Entry.” 2007. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 19, 2007. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372762.
VS 13, 009 artifact entry (No. P372762). (2007, September 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372762
VS 13, 009 artifact entry (2007) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372762 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
@misc{2007VS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-22]},
	year = {2007},
	month = {sep 19},
	title = {VS 13, 009 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372762},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372762},
}

TY  - ELEC
DA  - 2007/9/19/
PY  - 2007
ID  - P372762
LB  - CDLI:P372762
M1  - 2024/4/22/
TI  - VS 13, 009 artifact entry
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