TMH 10, 001a (P503174)

Business / Contracts tablet 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 2119 + HS 2329 + HS 2424

Period

Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

Provenience

Nippur (mod. Nuffar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal > Business / Contracts (marriage contract)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

94.0 mm × 53.0 mm × 28.0 mm

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. {disz}{d}suen-i-qi2-sza#-am# [dumu {d}]szul#-pa#-e3#-a2-ag2#
2. [{disz}{d}nin-lil2-nin-am3 dumu-munus i3-li2]-ki#!-it#-[ti]
3. nam#-dam#-sze3# in#-tuku#-am3
4. mu lugal-ka-ni in#-pa3
5. 2(iku) GAN2 a-sza3 egir szum2-la2
6. 1(esze3) GAN2 a-sza3 a-gar3 {d}lu2-lal3
7. [1(disz)] gu4 gesz-du3-a
8. [{disz}]{d}suen-i-qi2-sza-am
9. {d#}nin-lil2-nin-am3! dam-na-ra#
10. in#-na-an-ku4?-ku4?
11. [{disz}]u#-bar#-[{d}]suen# ibila szesz-gal
12. [{disz}el]-mesz#-tum# lukur# {d#}nergal#
13. [{disz}pi2]-s,i#-tum lukur {d}nin-urta
14. [u3 ibila a]-na#-me-a-bi
15. [a-na-bi u3-tu-ud]-da
16. [ibila {disz}{d}suen-i-qi2-sza]-am#
17. [u3 {d}nin-lil2-nin-am3 dam-na-a-ra]
18. [e2 a-sza3 nig2-gur11 e2-a gal2-la]
reverse
1. [a-na-me-a-bi nig2-gur11 {d}suen-i-qi2-sza]-am#
2. u3 {d#}nin#-lil2#-nin#-am3# dam-na-ra
3. tesz2-a se3-ga-bi i3-ba-e-ne
4. tukum-bi
5. {disz}{d}suen-i-qi2-sza-am {disz}{d}nin-lil2-nin-am3 dam-na-ra#?
6. dam#-mu# nu-me-en ba-na-an-du11
7. 1/2(disz)# ma-na ku3-babbar i3-la2-e
8. u3# tukum!-bi {disz}{d}nin-lil2-nin-am3
9. [{disz}]{d}suen-i-qi2-sza-am dam-na-ra
10. dam-mu nu-me-en ba-na-an-du11
11. 1/2(disz) ma-na ku3-babbar i3-la2-e
12. igi i3-li2-we-de-ku dumu {d}suen-i-din-nam
13. igi {d}nanna-a-a dumu asz2?-ka-a
14. igi nig2-gur11-{d}nanna dumu {d}nanna-sag-kal
15. igi# im#?-x-[...] x x x
16. [...]-x-x dumu ur-ku3-zu?
17. [...]-x-it-ti dumu sa-mi-lum?
18. iti sze#-sag11#-ku5#
  some text moved to next line
19. mu {d}i-te-er-pi4-sza lugal-e li#-li-is3 zabar {d}inanna# zabala[{ki}-ra ...]
seal 1
1. {d}nin-lil2-nin#-am3#
2. dumu-munus i3-[li2-ki-it-ti]
  (bur-gul seal)
seal 2
1. {d}suen#-i-qi2-sza-am
2. dumu# [{d}]szul#-pa-e3-[a2-ag2]
  (bur-gul seal)

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
  • Measurements (mm): 94.0 high × 53.0 wide × 28.0 thick
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  • Join Information:
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  • Seal information:

    bur-gul seals

  • Artifact comments:


  • primary: TMH 10, 1a

    [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.

    cf. TMH 10, 1b & c


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: HS 2119 + HS 2329 + HS 2424
  • 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
2017-12-10 at 12:34:40 Englund, Robert K. Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2017-12-10 at 07:15:39 Firth, Richard Atf Firth, Richard CDLI approved View
2017-12-05 at 09:29:05 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: -
CDLI Notes: -
Cite this Artifact
“TMH 10, 001a Artifact Entry.” (2017) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 19, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P503174.
TMH 10, 001a artifact entry (No. P503174). (2023, October 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P503174 (Original work published 2017)
TMH 10, 001a artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P503174 (Accessed: April 13, 2024).
@misc{2023TMH,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-13]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 19},
	title = {TMH 10, 001a artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P503174},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P503174},
}

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