TS 037 (P498193)

Legal tablet & envelope excavated in Kutalla (mod. Tell Sifr), 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 033230

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Kutalla (mod. Tell Sifr)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal

Language(s)

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tablet
obverse
1. {disz}s,i-li2-{d}inanna
2. u3 i-ri-ba-am-{d}suen
3. tap-pu-ta-am i-pu-szu-u2
4. a-na ta-az-ki-tim
5. da-a-a-ni ik-szu-du-u2-ma
6. a-na _e2 {d}utu_ i-ru-bu-u2-ma
7. i-na _e2 {d}utu_ um-me-a-nam
8. i-pu-lu-u2-ma
9. 1(disz) _ARAD_ lu-usz-ta-mar-{d}utu
10. 1(disz) _geme2_ li-isz-li-ma-am
11. _ha-la_ i-ri-ba-am-{d}suen
12. 1(disz) _ARAD_ ib-szi-na-dingir
13. 1(disz) _geme2_ {d}gesztin*-an-na-la-ma-si2
14. _ha-la_ s,i-li2-{d}inanna
15. zi-i-zu-u2
16. i-na _e2 {d}utu u3 e2 {d}suen_
17. iz-ku-ru a-hu-um a-na a-hi-im
18. u2-ub-bi-bu#-u2
reverse
1. a-hu-um a-ha-am
2. la i-tu-ru la i-ge-er-ru-u2
3. e-li mi-im-ma sza a-hu-um
4. a-na a-hi-im ir-gu-mu-u2
5. mi-im-ma u2-ul i-szu-u2
6. _mu_ {d}nanna {d}utu {d}marduk
7. {d}lugal-ki-sun5-na
8. _mu_ ha-am-mu-ra-pi2 _lugal in-pa3_
9. _igi_ {d}nirah-sze-mi {disz}u-bar-{d}suen
10. _igi_ a-pil-{d}suen {disz}na-bi-{d}en-lil2*
11. _igi_ {d}suen-APIN
12. _igi*_ i*-pu*-usz*-e2*-a*
13. _igi_ {d}suen-u2-se2-li
14. _igi_ {d}suen-gin7-la-an-ni _aga-us2_
15. _iti sze-sag11-ku5_
16. _mu_ ha-am-mu-ra-pi2 _lugal-e an {d}inanna {d}na-na-a mu-un:dim2-ma_
envelope
obverse
1. [{disz}s,i-li2-{d}inanna _dumu_ i3-li2]-sukkal#
2. [u3 i]-ri-ba-am-{d}suen [_dumu_ u-bar-{d}]suen*
3. [tap]-pu-ta-am i*-[pu-szu-u2]
4. [a-na] ta-az-ki-ti*-szu*-nu*
5. [da]-a#-a-ni ik-szu-du-u2-ma
6. da*-a*-a*-nu a-na _e2 {d}utu_
7. it,#-ru*-du-szu-nu-ti-ma
8. i-na _e2 {d}utu_ da-a-a-nu
9. di-nam u2-sza-hi-zu-szu-nu-ti-ma
10. um-me-a-nam i-pu-szu-u2-ma
11. a-hi-a-ti-szu-nu u2-up-pi-lu-u2-ma
12. 1(disz) _ARAD_ lu-usz-ta-mar-{d}utu qa2-du ma-asz-ka-nim
13. 1(disz) _geme2_ li-isz-li-ma-a
14. _ha-la_ i#-ri-ba-am-{d}suen
15. 1(disz) _ARAD_ ib-szi-i-na-dingir
26. 1(disz) _geme2_ {d}gesztin*-an-na-la-ma-si2
17. _ha-[la]_ s,i-li2-{d}inanna
18. _u4?-[kur2-sze3?]_ a-hu-um a-ha-am
19. [u2-ul] i#-ta-ar-ma
20. [u2-ul] i-ge-er-ri
reverse
1. [i]-na# _e2 {d}suen u3 e2 {d}utu_
2. [a-hu-um] a-na a-hi-im
3. [...] u2-ub-bi-ib
4. [iz-ku]-ru a-hu-um a-ha-am
5. [la i]-ba#-aq-qa2-ru-u2
6. [_mu_ {d}]nanna# {d}utu {d}marduk {d}lugal-ki-sun5-na
7. [_mu_] ha#-am-mu-ra-pi2 _lugal_
8. _in#-pa3-mesz_
9. [_igi_] {d}nirah-sze-mi _dumu_ a-wi-ia-tum
10. [_igi_] a-pil-{d}suen _dumu_ {d}nanna-ma-an-szum2
11. [_igi_] {d}suen-APIN _szagina_
12. [_igi_] i-pu-usz-e2-a _ra2-gaba_
13. [_igi_] {d}utu-mu-ba-li2-it, _gudu4_ {d}gu-la
14. [_igi_ na]-bi-{d}en-lil2 _dumu_ i-din-{d}suen
15. _igi_ {[d]}suen#-u2-se2-li# [_dumu_] s,i#-li2#-{d}inanna
16. _igi_ u-bar-{d}suen _dumu_ {d}suen-sze-mi
17. _igi_ {d}suen-gin7-la-an-ni _aga!-us2 di-ku5-mesz_
18. _kiszib lu2-inim-ma-bi-mesz ib2-ra_
19. _iti sze-sag11-ku5_
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20. _mu_ ha-am-mu-ra-pi2 _lugal-e_ an {d}inanna {d}na-na-a _mu-un-dim2!-ma_
seal 1
1. {d}nirah-sze-mi
2. _dumu_ a-wi-ia#-[tum]
3. _ARAD_ {d}[...]
seal 2
1. i-pu-usz-{d}en-ki#
2. _dumu_ u2-ta-a-hi
3. [...]
seal 3
1. {d}suen-u2-se2-li
2. _dumu_ s,i-li2-{d}inanna
3. _ARAD_ {d}iszkur
seal 4
1. {d}suen-APIN
2. _dumu#_ {d}[suen-mu]-ba-li2-it,
3. _ARAD_ {d}iszkur

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Consult word list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet & envelope
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Legal
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  • primary: TS, 37

    [Charpin1980TellSifr] Charpin, Dominique. 1980. Archives Familiales et Propriété Privée En Babylonie Ancienne: Étude Des Documents de “Tell Sifr.” Hautes Études Orientales 12. Paris: Champion.

  • history: BAP, 78

    [Meissner1893BAP] Meissner, Bruno. 1893. Beiträge Zum Altbabylonischen Privatrecht. Assyriologische Bibliothek 11. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs.

  • history: Pinches, Theophilus G., PSBA 08 (1885-86) 042-056.

    [sec131316] N.d.

  • history: Strassmaier Warka, 044

    [Strassmaier1882] Strassmaier, Johann N. 1882.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 033230
  • Accession No.: B 073

  • Provenience: Kutalla (mod. Tell Sifr)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-08-19 at 13:19:51 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
2019-05-23 at 09:07:30 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2016-04-23 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Wagensonner, Klaus CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“TS 037 Artifact Entry.” (2016) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P498193.
TS 037 artifact entry (No. P498193). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P498193 (Original work published 2016)
TS 037 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P498193 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
@misc{2023TS,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-15]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {TS 037 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P498193},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P498193},
}

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