AbB 13, 149 (P413146)

Letter tablet excavated in Kish (mod. Tell Uhaimir), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 103074

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Kish (mod. Tell Uhaimir)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

85.0 mm × 55.0 mm × 20.0 mm

tablet
obverse
1. a-na gi-mil-{d}marduk#
2. sza {d}marduk u2-ba-al-la-t,u2-szu
3. qi2-bi2-ma
4. um-ma {d}na-bi-um-na-s,i-ir-ma
5. {d}utu u3 {d}marduk asz-szu-mi-ia da-ri-isz _u4_-mi
6. li-ba-al-li-t,u2-ka
7. {d}marduk asz-szu-mi-ia 1(disz) szu-szi i-na _an_-e
8. szum-ka dam-qa2-am li-iz-kur#
9. _1(esze3) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-na ha-bu-uz{ki} u2-sze-s,i-ma
10. s,e-eh-ri a-na me-e s,a-pe2-e-szu
11. at,-ru-ud-ma ud-da-ar-ri-su-szu
12. u3 _dumu lu2_ qe2-er-bi at,-ru-ud-ma ud-da-ar-ri-su-szu
13. ki-ma ti-du-u2 we-du-tam at-ta-la-ak
14. a-la-ka u3 _e2_ na-ap-t,a-ri-ia
15. [na]-sza#-a u2-ul e-le-i
16. [szum]-ma ta-ga-am-mi-la-an-ni#
  single ruling
reverse
1. [a-nu]-um#-ma li-wi-ra-szum
2. at,#-t,ar-da-ak-ku-usz-szu
3. isz-te-en sza ta-ta-ak-ka-lu-szu
4. it-ti-szu t,u2-ru-ud-ma
5. _a-sza3_-am szu-a-ti me-e li-is,-pa-asz-szu
6. ki-ma ti-du-u2 sza-at-tum it-ta-la-ak
7. _gu2-un a-sza3_ i-na mu-uh-hi-ia la isz-sza-ka-an
8. la tu-usz-ta-a
9. ki-ma ta-ag-da-na-am-mi-la-an-ni
10. gi-im-la-an-ni
  single ruling

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
  • Measurements (mm): 85.0 high × 55.0 wide × 20.0 thick
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  • primary: AbB 13, 149

    [vanSoldt1994AbB13] Soldt, Wilfred H. van. 1994. Letters in the British Museum, Part 2. Altbabylonische Briefe in Umschrift Und Übersetzung, Heft 13. Leiden: Brill.

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  • Museum No.: BM 103074
  • Accession No.: 1910-10-08, 0002

  • Provenience: Kish (mod. Tell Uhaimir)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-11 at 14:10:37 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Charpin, Dominique; Rattenborg, Rune Archives Babyloniennes Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-08-19 at 13:32:21 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-21 at 08:02:28 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2018-09-22 at 02:49:20 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2010-08-06 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Maidman, Maynard P. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“AbB 13, 149 Artifact Entry.” (2010) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P413146.
AbB 13, 149 artifact entry (No. P413146). (2023, October 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P413146 (Original work published 2010)
AbB 13, 149 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P413146 (Accessed: April 20, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P413146},
}

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