AASOR 16, 057 (P409426)

Legal tablet excavated in Gasur/Nuzi (mod. Yorgan Tepe), dated to the Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC) period and now kept in Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Museum Number

SM 2000.06.049

Period

Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

Provenience

Gasur/Nuzi (mod. Yorgan Tepe)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (SM catalogue: document recording a women putting herself into marriage)

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

95.0 mm × 66.0 mm × 38.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. _eme#_-szu sza {munus}asz-ta#? [...]
2. _dumu-munus_ {disz}ki-isz-ta#?-[...]
3. a-na pa-ni# _igi-mesz_-ti#-szu2#? [...]
4. ki-a-am iq-ta-a-bi
5. ra-ma-ni#-[im]-ma a-na
6. _dam_-ti a-na {disz}be-el-ta-ri
7. id-di3-na-an-ni-mi
8. a-wa-as-su2 ra-ki-is
9. u3 lu szu-ti-i-iq
10. u3 _lu2-mesz_ an-nu-tu4 sza ri-ik-si2
  blank space
11. _igi_ ha-szi-ip-til-la _dumu_ szuk2-ri-ia#
12. _igi_ kar3-ti-pe3-er-we _dumu_ a-kap-sze-ni
13. _igi_ a-ri-ik-ke3-er-he2
14. _dumu_ a-kip-_lugal_
15. _igi_ szuk2-ri-ia
16. _dumu_ ki-pi2-isz-szu-uh-ri
17. _igi_ ar-te-ia
18. _dumu_ szu-ur-pa-a-a
reverse
1. _igi_ pu-hi-sze-en-ni
2. _dumu_ ha-ma-an-na
3. _igi_ sze-en-na-a-a
4. _dumu_ te-esz-szu-ia
5. _igi_ ut-hap2-ta-e
6. _dumu_ ma-li-ia
7. _szu_ {disz}u2-ta-an-gal
8. t,up-szar-ru3
9. _igi_ ak-ku-le-en-ni
10. _dumu_ isz-ma-_{d}im_
11. _igi_ wu-un-nu-ki-ia
12. _dumu_ qi2-isz-ku-bi
  seal 1
13. _na4_ {disz}kar3-ti-pe3-er-wi
14. _na4_ {disz}ha#-szi#-ip#-til-la
  seal 2
15. _na4_ {disz}pu-hi-sze-ni
  written on right edge of reverse
  seal 3
16. _na4_ {disz}sze-en-na-a-a
left
column 1
  seal 4
1. _na4_ {disz}szuk2-ri-ia
column 2
1. _na4_ {disz}ar-[te-ia]
  seal 5
2. _na4_ {disz}wu-un-nu-ki-[ia]
seal 1
1. {d}x
  signs very poorly preserved

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)
Consult word list of Middle Babylonian (ca. 1400-1100 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 95.0 high × 66.0 wide × 38.0 thick
  • Weight:
  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description: upper corners both damaged; two gashes across upper part of obverse.
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
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  • Genre(s): Legal (SM catalogue: document recording a women putting herself into marriage)
  • Language(s): Akkadian


  • primary: AASOR 16, p.1-168, no. 57

    [Pfeiffer1935-1936Nuzi] Pfeiffer, Robert H., and Ephraim A. Speiser. 1935-1936. “One Hundred New Selected Nuzi Texts.” Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research 16.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: SM 2000.06.049
  • Accession No.: (SMN) 2048 (SM catalogue: 4953)

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2017-10-27 at 11:03:51 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2017-10-27 at 09:15:02 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-11-21 at 10:02:11 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-06-29 at 14:32:18 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-06-07 at 12:46:51 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2010-12-16 at 13:59:17 Dahl, Jacob L. Atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2010-06-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Ajango, Kelsey M.; Jones, Jillian; Notizia, Palmiro; Reynolds, Kathryn R. 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
“AASOR 16, 057 Artifact Entry.” 2010. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 4, 2010. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P409426.
AASOR 16, 057 artifact entry (No. P409426). (2010, June 4). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P409426
AASOR 16, 057 artifact entry (2010) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P409426 (Accessed: July 20, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-20]},
	year = {2010},
	month = {jun 4},
	title = {AASOR 16, 057 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P409426},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P409426},
}

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