Fs Walker 149 (P502950)

Legal tablet 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 078356

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

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Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal

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tablet
obverse
1. asz-szum 2(disz) _{na4}kiszib3_ szu-mi
2. sza dingir-da-mi-iq _gal-ukken-na_
3. sza i-na _mu_ a-bi-e-szu-uh _lugal-e_
4. a-di _iti sig4-a u4 7(disz)-kam_
5. sza _mu_ am-mi-di-ta-na _lugal-e_ bad3-am-mi-di-ta-na{ki} _gu2 i7 me-{d}en-lil2-ta bi2-[in-du3-a]_
8. ma-har dingir-szu-ib-ni _ugula gidri dumu_ dingir#-[da-mi-iq]
9. isz-sza-ak-nu
10. ar-ki dingir-szu-ib-ni _ugula gidri_
11. a-na szi-im-ti-szu i-il-li-ku
12. _1(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar_ {d}suen-mu-sza-lim# a#-na# _dam#?-gar3#?_
13. id-di-in-ma _{na4}kiszib3_ szu-mi sza a-bi#-[szu]
14. ip-t,u2-ur-ma me-eh-re-et# _dam-gar3#-mesz_
15. a-lik i-di-szu 2(disz) _{na4}kiszib3_ ib#-ru#?-um#?
16. ru#-gu-um-ma!-ne2-e
17. ka-ni-ki sza _sze_-e u3# _ku3#-[babbar]_
18. sza isz-tu _mu_ [a-bi-e-szu-uh _lugal]-e#_
19. a-di _iti sig4#-[a u4 7(disz)-kam]_
reverse
1. sza i#-li#-a#-am#-ma#
2. i-ip-pa-lu#
3. isz-tu _u4_-mi _{na4}kiszib3_ ip-pa-at,-t,a-ru
4. ru-gu-ma-ne2-e
5. ka-ni-ki-im _sze_-e u3# _ku3#-[babbar]_
6. sza i-li-a-am {d}suen#-[mu-sza-lim]
7. i-ip-pa-al#
  single ruling
8. _igi_ si-na-tum _ugula [gidri]_
9. _igi_ {d}suen-re-me-ni _dumu_ a#-[at-ta-a]
10. _igi_ ta#-ri-bu-um _dumu_ AN#-[...]
11. _igi_ be!-el-szu-nu _dumu_ [...]
12. _igi_ {d}marduk-mu-ba-li2-it, _dumu#_ [...]
13. _igi_ {d}inanna-ma-an-szum2 dumu {d}suen#-[re-me-ni]
  blank space
14. _iti sig4-a u4 7(disz)-kam_
15. _mu_ am-mi-di-ta-na _lugal#-[e]_ bad3-am-mi-di-ta-na{ki#} _gu2 i7 me-{d}en-lil2-ta bi2-in-du3-a_
seal 1
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib3_ sin-mu-sza-lim
seal 2
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib3_ si-na-tum
seal 3
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib3_ a-at-ta-a
seal 4
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib3_ ta-ri-bu-um
seal 5
1. ARAD-[...]
2. x A? [...]
3. dumu a-[...]
4. ARAD# [...]
seal 6
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib3_ {d}marduk-mu#-ba#-li2-it,
seal 7
  (uninscribed, with caption:)
1. _kiszib3_ {d}inanna-ma-[an-szum2]

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
  • Language(s):


  • primary: Fs Walker p.147-176, p. 149

    [vonKoppen2002redeeming] Koppen, Frans van. 2002. “Redeeming a Father’s Seal.” In Mining the Archives. Festschrift for Christopher Walker, edited by Cornelia Wunsch, 147–76. Babylonische Archive 1. Dresden: ISLET.

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  • Museum No.: BM 078356
  • Accession No.: 1888-05-12 Bu, 0242

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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
2019-05-01 at 07:37:10 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2017-09-22 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Firth, Richard CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“Fs Walker 149 Artifact Entry.” (2017) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). August 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502950.
Fs Walker 149 artifact entry (No. P502950). (2023, August 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502950 (Original work published 2017)
Fs Walker 149 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502950 (Accessed: April 20, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-20]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {aug 19},
	title = {Fs {Walker} 149 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502950},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P502950},
}

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