AbB 12, 029 (P510554)

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 097200

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 [...]
2. qi2-bi2-[ma]
3. um-ma {d}na-bi-um-at#-[pa-lam]
4. {disz}isz-me-{d}suen ki-a-am isz-pur#-am
5. um-ma szu-ma
6. _1(u) 5(asz) sze gur_ sza _lu2-kurun2-na_
7. i-na pu-us2{ki} le-qe2-a-ku
8. a-na sza-at-ti-ia
9. _ib2-tak4 al-du3_-ia
10. i-na pu-us2{ki}-ma
reverse
1. li-id-di-nu-nim
2. ki-a-am {disz}isz-me-{d}suen
3. isz-pur-am
4. a-na sza-at-ti-szu
5. sze-a-am a-na _al-du3_-szu
6. i-na pu-us2{ki}-ma
7. id-na-szu
8. u3 qi2-bi-a-szum#-[ma]
9. i-na _gu2-un#_ [...]
10. _1(disz) sila3 sze_ la# [i-ka-al-la?]

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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: AbB 12, 29

    [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 097200
  • Accession No.: 1902-10-11, 0254

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
2019-01-28 at 15:32:16 Johnson, J. Cale Atf Johnson, J. Cale CDLI approved View
2018-07-04 at 03:55:27 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, 029 Artifact Entry.” (2018) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510554.
AbB 12, 029 artifact entry (No. P510554). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510554 (Original work published 2018)
AbB 12, 029 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510554 (Accessed: June 22, 2024).
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	title = {AbB 12, 029 artifact entry},
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P510554},
}

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