AbB 12, 025 (P510550)

Letter 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 097163

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Sippar-Yahrurum (mod. Tell Abu Habbah)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na {d}na-bi-um-at-pa-lam
2. qi2-bi2-ma
3. um-ma {d}marduk-mu-sza-[lim]-ma
4. asz-szum _ha-za-nu-um{sar}_
5. a-di la ba-asz-lu la na-pa-lim#
6. {disz}ku-ub-bu-tum isz-pur-am
7. szum-ma _ha-za!-nu-um{sar}_ la ba-asz-lu-ma
8. u3 mi-ik-ru ha-mu-ut,
9. _ha-za-nu-um{sar}_ i-ka-am#? [x] x-al#-la-x-ma
10. a-di la ba-asz-lu
11. la in-na-ap-pa-lu#
reverse
1. a-na mi-nim _ha-za-nu-um{sar#}_
2. la ba-asz-lu-us-su2-nu
3. in-na-ap-pa-lu
4. u3 mi-nu-um sza asz-szum _a-sza3_-im
5. a-wa-a-tim tu-za-ab-ba-lu
6. a-na a-wa-a-tim an-ne2-tim
7. zu-ub-bu-lim u2-ul tu-ta-asz-szar
8. ka-ni-kam ar-hi-isz u2-ul tu-sze-ze-eb-szu-ma
9. lu ti-de ki-ma tup-pi2 ta-am-ma-ru
10. a-la-lum u2-lu-ul-szu-ma
11. ka-ni-kam szu-ze2-eb-szu
  single ruling

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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: AbB 12, 25

    [vanSoldt1990AbB12] Soldt, Wilfred H. van. 1990. Letters in the British Museum. Altbabylonische Briefe in Umschrift Und Übersetzung, Heft 12. Leiden: Brill.

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  • Museum No.: BM 097163
  • Accession No.: 1902-10-11, 0217

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-28 at 21:03:16 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Taylor, Jonathan Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-10-11 at 14:10:37 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Charpin, Dominique; Rattenborg, Rune Archives Babyloniennes Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2018-07-04 at 02:40:55 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2018-06-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“AbB 12, 025 Artifact Entry.” (2018) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510550.
AbB 12, 025 artifact entry (No. P510550). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510550 (Original work published 2018)
AbB 12, 025 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510550 (Accessed: June 14, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
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	title = {AbB 12, 025 artifact entry},
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510550},
}

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