MHET 2/4, 543 (P509922)

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 080304

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. _2(esze3)# [GAN2 a-sza3_ ...]
2. _a-gar3#_ [...]
3. _a-sza3#_ x x x [...]
4. [...] e#-x-[...]
5. _ki_ [...] _dumu-munus_ dingir-a-x [...]
6. be-el-ti _a-sza3_
7. {disz}dingir-x x x-ra-ni _dumu_ ni x x x [...]
8. u3 ib-ni-{d}utu _dumu_ {d}mar-tu-na-s,i-ir
9. _a-sza3_ a-na er-re-szu-tim a-na _gu2-[un]_
10. a-na _tab-ba_ a-na _mu 1(disz)-kam_ [u2]-sze-s,i
11. a-wi-lum ma-la a-wi-lim
12. ma-na-ah-tam a-na _a-sza3_ i-sza-ak-ka#-[nu]
13. _u4 buru14-sze3_
14. _1(bur3) GAN2 1(disz)-e_
15. _8(asz) sze gur {gesz}ban2#_ {d#}utu
16. _gu2-un [a-sza3_ ...]
reverse
1. [i]-na# _ka2# ga2-gi-a i3#-[ag2-e]_
2. _2(disz) ezem_ {d}utu
3. _1(disz)_ pi2-hu x x x
4. _1(ban2)_ x x x x x
5. u3# _1(disz)# uzu#-ta#_ x x i-pa-aq-qi2-id-szi
6. [...]
7. [...]
  single ruling
8. _igi_ ku#?-bu#?-rum _dumu_ {d}inanna-ma?-an?-szum2
9. _igi_ ARAD-ku-bi _dumu_ ip-qa-tum
  single ruling
10. _iti sig4#-x u4 1(u) 4(disz)#-kam_
11. [mu] am#-mi-s,a-du-qa2 _lugal-e alan#-a#-ni# szu-silim-ma ab-di-de3#-[a e2 {d}za-ba4]-ba4# {d}[inanna-bi-da-asz]_
seal 1
1. [...] x ib? [...]
2. _dumu_ i-su?-[...]
3. [...] dingir [...]
seal 2
1. la HI x bi? [...]
2. _dumu_ i-bi?-[...]
3. ARAD {d}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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  • Condition Description:
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  • Genre(s): Legal
  • Language(s):


  • primary: MHET 2/4, 543

    [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.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 080304
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 0440

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
2018-09-23 at 08:16:30 Woestenburg, Els Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2018-05-30 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Jagersma, Bram 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) - -
dummy composite seal for unidentified seals (P533185) - -

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Cite this Artifact
“MHET 2/4, 543 Artifact Entry.” (2018) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P509922.
MHET 2/4, 543 artifact entry (No. P509922). (2023, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P509922 (Original work published 2018)
MHET 2/4, 543 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P509922 (Accessed: June 24, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P509922},
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