MHET 2/4, 509 (P509888)

Legal tablet excavated in Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah), 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 079495

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal

Language(s)

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tablet
obverse
1. _1(esze3) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-ta _a-sza3_ e-la-li _dumu#-[munus]_ an#-pi4-{d}utu
2. sza a-bu-wa-qar _dumu_ li-wi-ra i-sza-mu
3. u3 i-ta ARAD-{d}er3-ra _aga-us2_
4. _sag-bi 1(disz)-kam-ma e_ qa-a-nu
5. _3(iku) GAN2 a-sza3_ i-ta e nam-ka!-ar _a#-gar3_
6. u3 i-ta _a-sza3_ ib-ni-{d}mar-utu
  single ruling
7. _1(esze3) 3(iku) GAN2 a-sza3 a-gar3_ ha-s,a-ri
8. sza3 na-gi#-i bi-ri-it _i7_
9. _a-sza3_ {munus}a-ma-at-{d}ma-mu _lukur_ {d}utu
10. _dumu_ a-wi-il-{d}na#-bi-um
11. a-na qa2-bi-e a-wi-il-{d}iszkur _dumu_ ib-ni-{d}utu#
12. {disz}i-din-{d}e2-a _di-ku5_ _dumu_ ib-ni-{d}utu
13. a-na er-re-szu-tim a-na _gu2-un_
14. a-na _mu 1(disz)-kam ib2-ta-e3_
15. _u4 buru14-sze3 1(bur3) GAN2-e_
16. _8(asz) sze gur {gesz}ban2_ {d}utu
reverse
1. i-na _ka2 ga2-gi4-a i3-ag2-e_
2. _3(disz) ezem {d}utu 1(disz) pi2-hu 1(ban2) zi3-da 1(disz) uzu_
3. i-pa-aq-qi2-id-si2
  single ruling
4. _igi_ gi-mil-{d}marduk _di-ku5 dumu_ s,il2-li2-{d}utu
5. _igi_ {d}suen-na-s,i-ir _dumu_ sig-an-nu-ni-tum
  single ruling
6. _iti bara2-za3-gar u4 2(u) 6(disz)-kam_
7. _mu_ am-mi-s,a-du-qa2 _lugal-e asz-me i3-mah-a szu-nir-ra u4-gin7 e2-babbar-ra-sze3 in-ne-en-ku4-ra_
seal 1
1. [...] AG la x
2. x ra ni UD?
3. x sza? an
4. [...] a#-na# x
seal 2
1. {d}AG la [...]
2. bu dingir x [...]
3. HI ti HI ti#? [...]
4. ARAD im-ni-[...]
seal 3
1. [...] {d}AG x x
2. [...] x ra ni
3. [_dumu_ a]-wi-il-dingir-[...]
4. ARAD e-ti-x
seal 4
1. gi-mil-{d}marduk#
2. _dumu_ s,il-li2-[{d}utu]
3. ARAD x [...]

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
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  • primary: MHET 2/4, 509

    [Dekiere1995MHET2/4] Dekiere, Luc. 1995. Old Babylonian Real Estate Documents from Sippar in the British Museum. Part 4: Post-Samsu-Iluna Documents. Mesopotamian History and Environment. Series III. Texts 2. Ghent: University of Ghent.

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  • Museum No.: BM 079495
  • Accession No.: 1889-10-14, 0037

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-09-10 at 21:32:33 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2018-09-19 at 11:35:00 Woestenburg, Els Atf Woestenburg, Els CDLI approved View
2018-05-30 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“MHET 2/4, 509 Artifact Entry.” (2018) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P509888.
MHET 2/4, 509 artifact entry (No. P509888). (2023, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P509888 (Original work published 2018)
MHET 2/4, 509 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P509888 (Accessed: June 18, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 11},
	title = {MHET 2/4, 509 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P509888},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P509888},
}

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