BDHP 49 (P510425)

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 080476

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)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. _2(disz) sar {gesz}kiri6_
2. i-ta {d}nu-musz-da
3. u3 dingir-na-s,i-ir
4. _ki_ e-tel-pi2-{d}nu-musz-da
5. pa-ak-ni u3 im-di-isz8-tar2
6. _dumu-me_ {d}suen-re-me-ni dingir-na-s,i-ir
7. i-sza-am a-na szi-mi-szu
8. ga-am-ri-im _ku3-babbar_ isz-qu2-ul
9. li-ba-szu# t,u2#-ub
10. _gesz-gan#-[na] ib2#-ta-bala_
11. _inim-bi# al#-til_
12. [a-na wa-ar-ki]-at# u4-mi
13. [...] x [...]
  broken
reverse
  beginning broken
1'. _dumu_ x [...]
2'. _igi_ im-lik-{d}suen# [...] x
3'. _igi_ nu-ur2-ia _dumu_ za-ri-qum
4'. _igi_ nu-ur2-i3-li2-szu _dumu_ za-al-za-lum
5'. _igi_ im-gur-{d}suen _dumu-a-ni_
6'. _igi_ {d}suen-sze-mi _dumu_ isz-me-er3-ra
7'. _igi_ bur-nu-nu _igi_ szu-{d}mar-tu
8'. _dumu-me_ dingir-mu-tab-bil
9'. _igi_ su2-ka-lum _igi_ e-t,e-lum
10'. _igi_ lu2-{d}en-lil2-la2
11'. _dumu-me!_ an-pi2-{d}suen
12'. _igi_ u2-s,ur-pi2-{d}suen
13'. _dumu_ ma-nu-um-ki-{d}suen
14'. _igi_ i-bi-{d}nu-musz-da

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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  • primary: BDHP, 49

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

  • history: Hammurabi's Gesetz 6, no. 1632

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

  • history: JEOL 41, p.151-177, p. 163

    [vanKoppen2008-2009Sippar] Koppen, Frans van, and Denis Lacambre. 2008-2009. “Sippar and the Frontier between Ešnunna and Babylon. New Sources for the History of Ešnunna in the Old Babylonian Period.” Jaarbericht van Het Vooraziatisch-Egyptisch Genootschap “Ex Oriente Lux” 41: 151–77.

    (edition and coll.)


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 080476
  • Accession No.: 1891-05-09 Bu, 0614

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
2022-06-24 at 14:53:02 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 49 Artifact Entry.” (2018) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510425.
BDHP 49 artifact entry (No. P510425). (2023, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510425 (Original work published 2018)
BDHP 49 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510425 (Accessed: June 15, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-06-15]},
	year = {2023},
	month = {sep 11},
	title = {BDHP 49 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510425},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510425},
}

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