BDHP 22 & 23 (P510403)

Legal tablet & envelope 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 082055 & BM 082056

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet & envelope

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na _a-sza3 e2 sag-munus sag-nita2_
2. bu-sze-sza u3 wa-ar-ka-ti-sza
3. sza geme2-{d}utu _lukur_ {d}utu
4. _dumu-munus_ ARAD-{d}nanna
5. {disz}sig-zalag2-{d}nanna
6. _dumu_ {d}nanna-lu2-du10
7. u2-la i-ta-ar-ma
8. u3-la e-ra-ga-am
9. {disz}hi-il-lum _di-ku5_ babila2{ki}
10. 1(disz) _di-ku5_ zimbir{ki}
11. u3 lukur {d}utu _di-ku5_ ga-gi-im
12. _mu_ {d}utu {d}amar-utu
13. u3 sa3-bi-um _in-pa3-de3_
14. ap-lu-sa3-a
15. a#-sza-ar e-ra-mu
16. i-na-di-in
reverse
1. _igi!_ im-gur-sin
2. _dumu_ su2-ka-li
3. _igi_ i-te?-{d}utu
4. _dumu_ ur-{d}bil4-ga
5. _igi_ nu-ru-bu-um
6. _dumu_ isz-du-ki-in
7. _igi_ ARAD-{d}mar-tu
8. _iti_ ti-ru-um
9. _mu alan_ sa3-bi-um _ba-dim2-ke4_
envelope
obverse
1. _dub_ a-na _a-sza3 e2 sag-munus sag-nita2_
2. bu-sze-e-sza-a u2 wa-ar-ka-ti-sza
3. isz-tu pe2-e a-di _ku3-sig17_
4. mi-im-ma {disz}geme2-{d}utu lukur {d}utu
5. _dumu-munus_ ARAD-{d}nanna i-szu-u2
6. {disz}sig-zalag2-{d}nanna _dumu_ {d}nanna-lu2-du10
7. u2-la i-ta-ar-ma u2-la e-ra-ga-am
8. {disz}hi-il-lum _di-ku5_ babila2{ki}
9. di-ku5 zimbir<{ki}> u3 _di-ku5 lukur_ {d}utu
10. sza ga-gi-im i-na _e2_ {d}utu
11. i-di-nu-szu-nu-ti-ma
12. sig-zalag2-{d}nanna _dumu_ {d}nanna-lu2-du10
13. na-si-ih ap-lu-sa3 {disz}geme2-{d}utu
14. a-sza-ar t,a3-bu-szi-im
15. i-na-di-in _igi_ im-gur-sin
16. _dumu_ su2-ka-lum _igi_ i-te?-{d}utu _dumu_ ur-{d}bil4-ga
17. _igi_ nu-ru-bu-um _dumu_ isz-du-ki-nu-um
reverse
1. _igi_ bu-la-lum
  blank space
2. _igi_ ru-ba-tum _dumu-munus_ isz-me-e2-a
3. _igi_ hu-ra-s,a-tum
4. _dumu-munus_ sin-mu-ba-li-it,
5. _igi_ la-ma-si2 _dumu-munus_ an-pi4-szu
6. _igi_ su2-ka-tum _dumu-munus_ i-ku-pi2-sza
7. _igi_ {d}a-a-szi-ti _dumu-munus_ bur-nu-nu
8. _iti_ ti-ru-um _mu alan_ sa3-bi-um _ba-dim2-ke4_
seal 1
1. [im-gur]-{d}suen
2. dumu su2-ka-lum
3. ARAD sa3-bi-um
seal 2
  (uninscribed)
seal 3
  (uninscribed)
seal 4
  (uninscribed)
seal 5
1. sa3-lum
2. dam-gar3
3. dumu i-pi2-iq-isz8-tar2
4. ARAD {d}[nin]-szubur#
seal 6
  (unframed inscription:)
1. {d}nin-szubur

Consult previous versions and their differences
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Consult word list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet & envelope
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: BDHP, 22 & 23

    [Waterman1916BDHP] Waterman, Leroy. 1916. Business Documents of the Hammurapi Period from the British Museum. London: Luzac & Co.

  • history: MVS 10, no. XXIV

    [Blocher1993MVS10] Blocher, Felix. 1993. Siegelabrollungen Auf Frühaltbabylonischen Tontafeln Im British Museum. Ein Katalog. Münchener Vorderasiatische Studien 10. München, Wien: Profil Verlag.

    (seals)


  • history: Hammurabi's Gesetz 6, no. 1749

    [Koschaker1923HG6] Koschaker, Paul, and Arthur Ungnad. 1923. Hammurabi’s Gesetz. Band VI: Übersetzte Urkunden Mit Rechtserläuterungen. Leipzig: Eduard Pfeiffer.

  • history: AJSL 29 (1913) 201-204 (photo envelope),

    [sec133764] N.d.

  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 082055 & BM 082056
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 2189 & 1891-05-09 Bu, 2189A

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2022-06-03 at 14:41:50 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2018-06-01 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“BDHP 22 & 23 Artifact Entry.” 2018. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 1, 2018. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510403.
BDHP 22 & 23 artifact entry (No. P510403). (2018, June 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510403
BDHP 22 & 23 artifact entry (2018) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510403 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
@misc{2018BDHP,
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-17]},
	year = {2018},
	month = {jun 1},
	title = {BDHP 22 & 23 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510403},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510403},
}

TY  - ELEC
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PY  - 2018
ID  - P510403
LB  - CDLI:P510403
M1  - 2024/4/17/
TI  - BDHP 22 & 23 artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510403
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