Fs Walker 095 (P497878)

Business / Contracts tablet excavated in Kisurra (mod. Abu Hatab), dated to the Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 085456

Period

Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

Provenience

Kisurra (mod. Abu Hatab)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal > Business / Contracts (adoption)

Language(s)

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Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. [{disz}]la-ma-sa3-tum _mu-ni_
2. _[dumu]-munus_ gu-lu-up-tum
3. _ki#_ gu-lu-up-tum _ama-ni_
4. szi-ma-ia
5. _nam-dumu-ni-sze3 in-dab5!_
6. _tukum-bi_
7. la-ma-sa3-tum
8. a-na szi-ma-ia _ama-ni_
9. _nu ama ba-na-an-du_
10. _ku3#-sze3 ba-an-szum2!-mu!_
  Written: ba-an-mu-szum2
11. _tukum#-bi_
12. szi-ma-ia
reverse
1. a-na la-ma-sa3-tum _dumu-munus#_
2. _nu dumu-munus-ni ba-na-an-du_
3. _nig2 nam-me-en nu-tuku_
4. _igi_ {d}utu-ma-an-szum2 _dumu_ hu-szu!-tum?
5. _igi_ u2-s,i-na-wi-ir _nu-{gesz}kiri6_
6. _igi_ lu2-la-a-a
7. _dumu_ ka-am-za-nu-um
8. _igi_ {d}da-mu-na-da
9. _dumu_ {d}suen-re-me-ni
10. _igi#_ x-x-nu-um _dumu_ za-ia
11. _iti# [sze]-sag11-ku5
12. _mu#_ {d#}su-mu-a-bu#-[um] _lugal-e_
seal 1
1. [gu]-lu-up-[tum]
2. dumu# AN-[...]

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)
Consult word list of Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: Fs Walker p.93-98,

    [Goddeeris2002adoption] Goddeeris, Anne. 2002. “An Adoption Document from the Kisurra Collection in the British Museum.” In Mining the Archives. Festschrift for Christopher Walker, edited by Cornelia Wunsch, 93–98. Babylonische Archive 1. Dresden: ISLET.

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  • Museum No.: BM 085456
  • Accession No.: 1899-04-15, 0263

  • Provenience: Kisurra (mod. Abu Hatab)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-28 at 21:03:16 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Taylor, Jonathan 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
2019-05-01 at 07:42:21 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2019-05-01 at 07:37:09 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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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
“Fs Walker 095 Artifact Entry.” (2016) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497878.
Fs Walker 095 artifact entry (No. P497878). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497878 (Original work published 2016)
Fs Walker 095 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497878 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
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	title = {Fs {Walker} 095 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497878},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497878},
}

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