MHET 2/2, 320 (P481596)

Legal tablet excavated in Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah), 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 017356

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (Real estate sale)

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tablet
obverse
  beginning broken
1'. _da e2_ x [...]
2'. u3 _da e2_ [...]
3'. _sag-bi_ [...]
4'. _e2_ x x [...]
5'. 4(disz) 1/2(disz) _sar_ [n]+2(disz) _gin2#_ [...]
6'. x _egir_ x _e2_ x x ka? bu? [...]
7'. 2/3(disz) _sar e2 kislah da e2_ szi-[...]-tum
8'. u3 _da e2_ il-li-ia
9'. _sag-bi e2_ tu-sze-ri-zu-um
1-'. _egir#-bi# e2_ ku-ru-um
11'. _e2_ e-tel-pi4-{d}na-bu-um
12'. _ki_ ak-la-tum _dumu-munus_ {d}x-mu-ba-li2-it,
13'. {disz}ib-ni-{d}iszkur _dumu#_ [...]
14'. {disz}ta-ra-am-{d}iszkur _dumu-munus_ x [...]
reverse
1. u3 e-tel-pi4-{d}na-bi-um
2. _lugal e2 x x mesz_
3. {disz}geme2-{d}asal-lu2-hi
4. _dumu-munus_ {d}suen-ta-ia-ar
5. i-na _har ku3-babbar_-sza _in-szi-in-sa10_
6. _sa10 til-la-bi-sze3_
7. 2(disz) 5/6(disz) _ma-na 5(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar_
8. _in-na#-an-la2 u4-kur2-sze3 inim nu-ga2-ga2-[a]_
9. _mu_ {d}amar-utu u3 ha-am-mu-ra-pi2 _lugal-e_
10. _in-pa3-[de3-mesz]_
  single ruling
  rest broken

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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  • Genre(s): Legal (Real estate sale)
  • Language(s):


  • primary: MHET 2/2, 320

    [Dekiere1994MHET2/2] Dekiere, Luc. 1994. Old Babylonian Real Estate Documents from Sippar in the British Museum. Part 2: Documents from the Reign of Hammurabi. Mesopotamian History and Environment. Series III. Texts 2. Ghent: University of Ghent.

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  • Museum No.: BM 017356
  • Accession No.: 1894-01-15, 0070

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:27:14 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-20 at 12:10:25 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2019-06-29 at 04:42:31 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Atf Pagé-Perron, Émilie CDLI approved View
2018-09-14 at 14:09:57 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2015-08-30 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Firth, Richard CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“MHET 2/2, 320 Artifact Entry.” (2015) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P481596.
MHET 2/2, 320 artifact entry (No. P481596). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P481596 (Original work published 2015)
MHET 2/2, 320 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P481596 (Accessed: June 24, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {MHET 2/2, 320 artifact entry},
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P481596},
}

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