VS 16, 057 (P372912)

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 00696

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 i-pi2-iq-sza qi2-bi2-ma
2. um-ma ur-{d}kal-kal-ma
3. {d}utu u3 {d}marduk li-ba-al-li-t,u2-ka
4. asz-szum t,e4-mi-im sza ki-a-am ta-aq-bi-a-am
5. um-ma at-ta-a-ma isz-te-en ta-ak-lam
6. szu-up-ra-am-ma _sze-gesz-i3_ li-il-qu2-ni-ik-kum
7. a-nu-um-ma {disz}{d}marduk-na-s,i-ir
8. at,-t,ar-da-ak-kum
9. a-wi-lum sza asz-pu-ra-ak-kum
10. a-wi-il s,i-bu-tim la ik-ka-al-la-am
11. e-nu#-ma ta-t,a2-ra-da-asz-szu
12. isz-te-en ta-ak-la-am
13. ka-am it-ti-szu t,u2-ur-da-am-ma
14. szu-ta-as,-bi-ta-szu-nu-ti-ma
15. t,u2-ur-da-asz-szu-nu-ti
reverse
1. u3 a-wi-lum ku-um
2. sza it-ti {d}marduk-na-s,i-ir
3. i-la-kam s,i-bu-ut ta-sza-pa-ra-am
4. a-na s,e-ri-ka lu-sza-bi-la-asz-szu
5. s,i-bu-tum i-na qa2-ti-ia
6. am-szi-ma u2-ul aq-bi-kum
7. bi-tam e-pu-usz bi-la-at a-ri
8. bi-la-at zi-i 1(disz) szu-szi zi-na-am wa-s,i-tam
9. u3 1(disz) _{gesz}ig_ szu-bi-lam
10. _ku3-ga 1(disz) {gesz}ig_ lu-sza-bi-la-kum
11. u3 s,u2-ba-tam sza ta-aq-bu-u2
12. am-mi-ni la te-el-qi2
13. wa-ar-ki a-nu-mi-szu _u4 2(disz)-kam_ tu-szi-ib
14. s,i-bu-ut-ka u2-ul te-el-qi2
15. s,i-bu-ut-ka ma-la ha#-asz2#-ha-ti
16. szu-up-ra-am-ma lu-sza-bi-la-kum
17. a-na a-wa-at bi-ti-i sza at-ta
18. u3 {disz}il-lu-ra-tum
left
column 1
1. ta#-ad-bu-ba mu-s,a-sza isz-te-me
2. [wa]-ar-ka-sa3 a-pa-ra-sa-am-ma
3. a-wa-at ha-de-e-ka
4. a-sza-pa-ra-ak-kum
column 2
1. sa-an-ku-ut-ti _sze-gesz-i3_
2. i-na qu2-up-pi2-im
3. ku-un-[kam]-ma
4. szu-bi#-lam#

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
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: VS 16, 57

    [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, 57

    [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 00696
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2018-06-06 at 04:37:43 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, 057 Artifact Entry.” 2007. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 19, 2007. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372912.
VS 16, 057 artifact entry (No. P372912). (2007, September 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372912
VS 16, 057 artifact entry (2007) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372912 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
@misc{2007VS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-22]},
	year = {2007},
	month = {sep 19},
	title = {VS 16, 057 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372912},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P372912},
}

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