TMH 10, 037 (P503169)

Legal tablet & envelope excavated in Nippur (mod. Nuffar), dated to the Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC) period and now kept in Hilprecht Collection, University of Jena, Jena, Germany

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Museum Collection(s)

Hilprecht Collection, University of Jena, Jena, Germany

Museum Number

HS 2398 & HS 2412

Period

Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (sale)

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

83.0 mm × 46.0 mm × 27.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. _1(iku) GAN2 a-sza3 gug4-sze_
2. _sza3 a-sza3 igi-nim-ma_
3. _us2-sa-DU lugal-ezem_
4. u3 a-bi-ia KI-BARA2?
5. _a-sza3 {d}nanna-me-sza4 dumu a-a-kal-la_
6. _ki me-ku-bi dam {d}nanna-me-sza4_
7. _u3 dingir-me-a dumu-ni-ta_
8. _1(disz) lugal-ezem dumu lu2-ur-sag-gal_
9. _in-szi-in-sa10_
10. _sa10-til-la-bi-sze3_
reverse
1. _4(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar_
2. _in-na-an-la2_
3. _u4-kur2-sze3 lu2-lu2-u3_
4. _inim nu-um-ga2-ga2-a_
5. _mu lugal-bi in-pa3-de2-esz_
6. _igi lu2-dingir-ra dumu_ sa3-si2-ia
7. _igi ir3-{d}en-lil2-la2 dumu lu2-ur-sag-gal_
8. _igi ur-du6-ku3-ga dumu_ zi-mu-li-bi
9. _igi_ szu-mu-a-hi-ia _dumu_ {d}iszkur-ra-bi2
10. _igi lu2-dingir-ra dub-sar-sze3_
11. _dumu lu2-{d}nanna-sze3_
12. _iti sze-sag11-ku5_
13. _mu_ {d}en-lil2-ba-ni _lugal_
envelope
obverse
1. _1(iku)# GAN2 a-sza3 gug4-[sze]_
2. _sza3 a-sza3 igi-nim-ma_
3. _us2-sa-DU lugal-ezem_
4. u3 a-bi-ia KI-[x]
5. _a-sza3 {d}nanna-me-sza4# dumu a-a-kal#-la_
6. _[ki me]-ku-bi# dam {d}nanna-[me-sza4]_
7. _[u3 dingir]-me#-a dumu-ni-ta#_
8. _[1(disz) lugal]-ezem_
9. _[dumu lu2-ur-sag-gal]_
reverse
1. _in-[szi-in-sa10]_
2. _sa10-[til-la-bi-sze3]_
3. _4(disz) gin2 ku3-babbar_
4. _in-na-an-la2_
5. _u4-kur2-sze3 [lu2]-lu2-u3_
6. _inim nu-um#-[ga2]-ga2#-a_
7. _mu lugal#-[bi in]-pa3#-[de2-esz]_
8. _[igi lu2-dingir-ra dumu_ sa3-si2-ia]
9. _[igi ir3-{d}en-lil2-la2 dumu lu2-ur-sag-gal]_
10. _[igi ur-du6-ku3-ga dumu_ zi-mu-li-bi]
11. _[igi_ szu-mu-a-hi-ia _dumu_ {d}iszkur-ra-bi2]
12. _[igi lu2-dingir-ra dub-sar-sze3]_
13. _[iti sze-sag11-ku5]_
14. _[mu_ {d}en-lil2-ba-ni _lugal]_
seal 1
1. _dingir-me-sza4_
2. _dumu {d}nanna-me-[sza4]_
seal 2
1. _me-ku-[bi]_
2. _dumu-munus_ sa3-si2-ia

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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 83.0 high × 46.0 wide × 27.0 thick
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  • Condition Description: tablet complete, envelope fragmentary
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
  • Seal information:

    bur-gul sealing

  • Artifact comments:


  • primary: TMH 10, 37

    [Goddeeris2016TMH10] Goddeeris, Anne. 2016. The Old Babylonian Legal and Administrative Texts in the Hilprecht Collection Jena. Texte Und Materialien Der Frau Professor Hilprecht Collection. Neue Folge 10. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: HS 2398 & HS 2412
  • Accession No.:

  • Provenience: Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
  • Elevation:
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-19 at 12:08:07 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2017-11-12 at 01:39:26 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2017-11-09 at 01:47:18 Firth, Richard Atf Zimmermann, Lynn-Salammbô CDLI approved View
2017-11-06 at 06:55:29 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2017-11-06 at 06:34:26 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2017-11-06 at 06:33:31 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2017-10-01 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Firth, Richard CDLI approved View

Consult this artifact as presented on the website of collections and projects:

This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
dummy composite seal for unidentified seals (P533185) - -

General Notes: -
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Cite this Artifact
“TMH 10, 037 Artifact Entry.” (2017) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P503169.
TMH 10, 037 artifact entry (No. P503169). (2023, October 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P503169 (Original work published 2017)
TMH 10, 037 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P503169 (Accessed: April 13, 2024).
@misc{2023TMH,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-13]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 19},
	title = {TMH 10, 037 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P503169},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P503169},
}

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