BM 016863 (P523769)

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 016863

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)

-

Measurements

-

Has seal impression(s)

tablet
  (unpublished, inside envelope)
envelope
  (unpublished)
seal 1
  Blocher, Felix, MVS 10 (1993), seal no. 179
  (uninscribed)
seal 2
  Blocher, Felix, MVS 10 (1993), seal no. 180
  (uninscribed)
seal 3
  Blocher, Felix, MVS 10 (1993), seal no. 181
1. {d}utu
2. {d}a-a
seal 4
  Blocher, Felix, MVS 10 (1993), seal no. 182
1. la-ma-su2-um#
2. dumu-munus {d}suen-a-bu
3. geme2# [...]

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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 & envelope
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm):
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  • Artifact Preservation:
  • Condition Description:
  • Join Information:
  • Seal no.:
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  • Artifact comments:

  • Genre(s): Legal
  • Language(s):


  • history: MVS 10, no. XLII

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

    (seals)


  • Composite No.:
  • Museum No.: BM 016863
  • Accession No.: 1892-05-16, 0399

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
2021-07-06 at 10:36:22 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2021-07-04 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View

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This artifact is impressed by the following seal(s):

Seal Provenience Period Date
dummy composite seal for unidentified seals (P533185) - -

General Notes: -
CDLI Notes: -
Cite this Artifact
“BM 016863 Artifact Entry.” (2021) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P523769.
BM 016863 artifact entry (No. P523769). (2023, September 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P523769 (Original work published 2021)
BM 016863 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P523769 (Accessed: June 18, 2024).
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