Foxvog 001 (P508772)

Business / Contracts tablet excavated in Isin (mod. Bahriyat), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Foxvog, Daniel A., Rio Nido, CA, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Foxvog, Daniel A., Rio Nido, CA, USA

Museum Number

Foxvog 001

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Isin (mod. Bahriyat)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal > Business / Contracts (contract)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
obverse
1. 1(u) 4(disz) 1/3(disz) gin2 e2# [du3]-a#
 en: 14 1/3 shekel-measures of built house,
2. e2 ARAD-{d}suen [dumu ku-nu]-um#-ki-tusz-bi-a
 en: a house of Warad-Sîn son of Kunum-kitušbia,
3. da e2 i-din-er3-ra#
 en: next to the house of Iddin-Erra,
4. sa10 til-la-bi-sze3#
 en: for its full selling-price
5. [n] gin2 igi 6(disz)-gal2 ku3-babbar
 en: n and 1/6 shekels of silver
6. in#-na-an-la2#
 en: he weighed out to him, (and so)
7. ki ARAD-{d}suen dumu# ku-nu-um#-ki-tusz-bi-a-ta
 en: from Warad-Sîn son of Kunum-kitušbia
8. {disz}i-din-er3-ra x
 en: Iddin-Erra
9. in-szi-in#-sa10#
 en: bought it from him.
10. [u4]-kur2-sze3# {disz#}ARAD-{d}suen
 en: In future, Warad-Sîn
11. u3# dumu ibila#-a#?-ni a-na-me-a-bi
 en: and his sons and heirs, whoever they may be,
  cp. OSP 1, 47 (P216104) passim
12. e2#-sze3 inim# nu-um#-ga2-ga2-a
 en: that they will not raise any claim for the house
13. mu# lugal#-bi# in#-[pa3]
 en: so they swore by the name of the king.
  (glued-on middle fragment of lines 11-13 is incorrectly placed)
reverse
1. gesz-zal#-szu#?-du7# dumu# {d}utu-he2-gal2#
 en: Gešzal-šudu the son of Utu-hegal,
2. {disz}{d}bara2#?-{d}utu dumu# ARAD-{d}utu
 en: Bara-Utu the son of Warad-Šamaš,
3. {disz}ri?-ti-dingir dumu nu-ur2-a-nim
 en: Ritti-ilim the son of Nūr-Anim,
4. {disz}lum?-ma#?-sze-mi dumu szu?-[x x?]-x-a#
 en: Lumma-šemi the son of Šu-[...]-a.
  blank space
  potential modern repair, loss of seal impression
5. [iti] NE#-NE#-gar
 en: Month NE-NE-gar.
  some text moved to next line
6. mu-us2-sa {d}da-mi-iq-i3-li2-szu lugal e2-di-ku5-kalam-ma {d}utu-ra mu-na-du3
 en: Year after Damiq-Ilišu the king built for Utu the temple (named) Judge of the Nation.
seal 1
1. ARAD-{d}suen
  rest broken

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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  • Museum No.: Foxvog 001
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  • Provenience: Isin (mod. Bahriyat) [uncertain]
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2018-05-19 at 15:39:29 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2018-04-12 at 01:00:25 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2018-04-12 at 00:55:53 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2018-04-04 at 05:50:51 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2018-04-04 at 05:47:54 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2018-02-21 at 08:37:14 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2018-02-19 at 15:34:36 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2018-02-19 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Foxvog, Daniel A. 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
“Foxvog 001 Artifact Entry.” 2018. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 19, 2018. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P508772.
Foxvog 001 artifact entry (No. P508772). (2018, February 19). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P508772
Foxvog 001 artifact entry (2018) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P508772 (Accessed: July 15, 2024).
@misc{2018Foxvog,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-15]},
	year = {2018},
	month = {feb 19},
	title = {Foxvog 001 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P508772},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P508772},
}

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