VS 16, 021 (P372877)

Letter 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 00577

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na dumu-esz18-dar
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma {d}utu-ma-gir14-ma
4. {d}utu u3 {d}marduk li-ba-al-li-[t,u2]-ka#
5. asz-szum bi-tim a-na sza-mi-im u3 [x x (x)]
6. sza a-na-ku u3 at-ta i-na zimbir#[{ki}] ni-id-bu-bu
7. u3 e2-a-i-din-nam asz-pu-ra-kum
8. a-la-ki a-na ma-ah-ri-ka i-ba-asz-szi
9. a-nu-um-ma na-bi-i3-li2-szu s,u2-ha-ri
10. at,-t,ar-da-kum
11. wa-ar-ki tup-pi2-ia an-ni-im
12. a-na _u4 1(u)-kam_ ma-ah-ri-ka
13. a-na-ku
reverse
1. a-na pa-ni-ia a-wa-tim szi-na-<tim>
2. szu-ub-szi ki-ma i-na a-la-ki-ia s,i-bu-ti
3. isz-ti-a-at tu-sze-pi2-sza-an-ni
4. u3 a-na-<ku> s,i-bu-ut-ka isz-ti-a-at e-pe2-sza-kum
5. s,u2-ha-ri sza tup-pi2 ub-la#-kum
6. bi-it na-ap-t,a2-ri sza ki-ma t,a-bu
7. u3 nu-up-pu-szu ku-li-im-szu-ma
8. li-is,-s,u2-ur
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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
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: VS 16, 21

    [Schroeder1917VS16] Schroeder, Otto. 1917. Altbabylonische Briefe, Mit Zeichen- Und Namenlisten. Vorderasiatische Schriftdenkmäler Der Königlichen Museen Zu Berlin 16. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs.

  • history: AbB 6, 21

    [Frankena1974AbB6] Frankena, Rintje. 1974. Briefe Aus Dem Berliner Museum. Altbabylonische Briefe in Umschrift Und Übersetzung, Heft 6. Leiden: Brill.

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  • Museum No.: VAT 00577
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2018-06-09 at 09:03:39 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2018-06-04 at 08:14:23 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2018-06-04 at 08:12:44 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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Cite this Artifact
“VS 16, 021 Artifact Entry.” 2007. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 19, 2007. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372877.
VS 16, 021 artifact entry (No. P372877). (2007, September 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372877
VS 16, 021 artifact entry (2007) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372877 (Accessed: April 12, 2024).
@misc{2007VS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-12]},
	year = {2007},
	month = {sep 19},
	title = {VS 16, 021 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372877},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372877},
}

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