AS 16, 235 (P497776)

Letter 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 080318

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. i-nu-ma be-li2 {gi!}di-pa-ar _ku3-sig17_
2. a-na zimbir{ki} isz-szu-u2
3. mi-sza-ra-am a-na {d}utu ra-i-mi-szu isz#-[ku]-nu-ma
4. {disz}ta-ri-ba-tum sza-pi2-ir _aga-us2-mesz_
5. _di-ku5-mesz_ babila2{ki} u3 _di-ku5-mesz_ zimbir{ki}
6. i-na zimbir{ki} u2-sze-szi-bu-ma
7. di-na-a-tim sza _lu2_ zimbir{ki} i-mu-ru-ma
8. tup-pa-at szi-ma-tim sza _a-sza3 e2_ u3 _{gesz}kiri6_ isz-mu-ma
9. sza i-na mi-sza-ri wa-s,i-a u2-he-ep-pu-u2
10. _3(disz) sar e2 du3-a_ li-ib-bu zimbir#{ki#} ia-ah-ru-rum
11. a-na pi2-i tup-pi2 um-ma-ti szu [x x x] im ZI isz ta? mu
12. i-na _mu bad3_ kisz{ki} a x [x x x] DISZ x x x x
13. _e2_-am szu-a-ti x x x [...] x
14. a-na-ku u3 be-el a-[...] x
15. u3 _di-ku5-mesz_ [...]
16. tup-pi2 szi-ma-ti# [...]
17. ki-ma _dub_ [...] ih#-pu-ma
18. _dub_ x [x] x [...]
19. u3 x [...] BU
20. x [...]
21. [...] x
22. x [...] x
23. a-na [...] x x
24. [...] x la
25. [...] i-ru-ma
reverse
1. [x x x x x] x A {disz}gi!-mil-lum _gala_ x [...]
2. [x x x x x] _{gesz}banszur_ sza-lim-t,e4-eh-hu-szu
3. [x x x x x] x sza-lim-t,e4-hu-szu _ugula szu-i_
4. [x] x x x x szu-a-ti i-ri-sza-an-ni-ma
5. tup#-pa-ti-ia a-na pu-uh2-ri-im al-qi2-a-am
6. {disz}ri-isz-{d}utu wa-szi-ib zimbir{ki} KU-di-ia _gu-za-la2_
7. u3 {d}suen-na-di-in-szu-mi _dub-sar za3-ga_
8. tup-pa-ti-ia i-mu-ru ik-nu-ku-ma
9. a-na sza-lim-t,e4-eh-hu-szu a-na a-ma-ri-im
10. a-na _e2_-ti-szu u2-sza-bi-lu-szum-ma
11. {disz}sza-lim-t,e4-eh-hu-szu _ugula szu-i-mesz_
12. ba-lum-ma sza-ap-ti-ia isz-mu-u2
13. i-na zimbir{ki} i-na _e2_ na-ap-t,a-ri-szu#
14. tup-pa-ti-ia ih-pi2-ma
15. iq-bu-nim ap-pi2 aq-du-ud hu#-pe2-e tup-pi2-ia
16. i-na _e2_-ti-szu al-qi2-a-am-ma
17. {disz}ri-isz-{d}utu KU-di-ia u3 sin-na-di-in-szu-mi
18. u2-ka-al-lim-szu-nu-ti-ma
19. um-ma szu-nu-ma ni-nu a-na _ugula szu-i-mesz_
20. mi-na-a-am ni-qa2-ab-bi
21. _dingir_ ka-ta ak-ta-asz-dam
22. di-in tup-pa-a-tim sza ba-lum _di-ku5-mesz_
23. u3 be-el a-wa-tim he-pe2-e-em
left
column 1
1. be-li2 li-di-na-an-ni-ma
2. ki-ma en-szum a-na da-an-nim
column 2
1. ma-har be-li2-ia la isz-sza-ar-ra-ku
2. zimbir{ki} ka-lu-szu li-mu-ur# x
3. dan-nu a-na en-szi-im ha-ba-lim x [x x x]

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: AS 16, p.233-246, p. 235

    [Finkelstein1965misharum] Finkelstein, Jacob J. 1965. “Some New Misharum Material and Its Implications.” In Studies in Honor of Benno Landsberger on His Seventy-Fifth Birthday, April 21, 1965, 233–46. Assyriological Studies 16. Chicago, Illinois: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.

  • history: Rendre la justice, p.69-111, p. 91-92 no. 47

    [Charpin2000procès] Charpin, Dominique. 2000. “Lettres et Procès Paléo-Babyloniens.” In Rendre La Justice En Mésopotamie. Archives Judiciaires Du Proche-Orient Ancien (IIIe-Ier Millénaires Avant J.-C.), edited by Francis Joannès, 69–111. Temps & Espaces. Saint Denis: Presses Universitaires de Vincennes.

    (translation)


  • history: AS 16, p.233-246, p. 233-239

    [Finkelstein1965misharum] Finkelstein, Jacob J. 1965. “Some New Misharum Material and Its Implications.” In Studies in Honor of Benno Landsberger on His Seventy-Fifth Birthday, April 21, 1965, 233–46. Assyriological Studies 16. Chicago, Illinois: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.

  • history: AbB 7, 153

    [Kraus1977AbB7] Kraus, Fritz R. 1977. Briefe Aus Dem British Museum (CT 52). Altbabylonische Briefe in Umschrift Und Übersetzung, Heft 7. Leiden: Brill.

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  • Museum No.: BM 080318
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 0455

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:32:21 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-20 at 12:10:25 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2018-09-07 at 07:05:57 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2016-02-11 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Frayne, Douglas R. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“AS 16, 235 Artifact Entry.” (2016) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497776.
AS 16, 235 artifact entry (No. P497776). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497776 (Original work published 2016)
AS 16, 235 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497776 (Accessed: April 13, 2024).
@misc{2023AS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-13]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {AS 16, 235 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497776},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497776},
}

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