BaAr 5 07 (P521860)

Legal tablet excavated in Uruk (mod. Warka), dated to the Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 118981

Period

Neo-Assyrian (ca. 911-612 BC)

Provenience

Uruk (mod. Warka)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Legal (purchase of a share in an orchard)

Language(s)

Akkadian

Measurements

85.0 mm × 58.0 mm

  • Artifact type: Tablet Artifact type comments:

    Fingernail impressions on all four edges

  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 85.0 high × 58.0 wide
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    Fingernail impressions on all four edges

  • Genre(s): Legal (purchase of a share in an orchard)
  • Language(s): Akkadian


  • primary: BaAr 5, 07

    [Frame2013BaAr5] Frame, Grant. 2013. The Archive of Mušēzib-Marduk, Son of Kiribtu and Descendant of Sîn-Nāṣir : A Landowner and Property Developer at Uruk in the Seventh Century BC. Babylonische Archive 5. Dresden: Islet.

  • history: JCS 35, p.1-90, p. 25, K.5

    [Brinkman1983evidence] Brinkman, John A., and Douglas A. Kennedy. 1983. “Documentary Evidence for the Economic Base of Early Neo-Babylonian Society: A Survey of Dated Babylonian Economic Texts, 721-626 B.C.” Journal of Cuneiform Studies 35: 1–90.

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  • Museum No.: BM 118981
  • Accession No.: 1927-11-12, 0018

  • Provenience: Uruk (mod. Warka)
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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
2020-12-08 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Baker, Heather D. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“BaAr 5 07 Artifact Entry.” (2020) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P521860.
BaAr 5 07 artifact entry (No. P521860). (2023, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P521860 (Original work published 2020)
BaAr 5 07 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P521860 (Accessed: April 14, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P521860},
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