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BT 116

  • CDLI P522834
  • Collection no.: IM —
  • Excavation no.: BT 116
  • Primary publication(s): BT 116

Provenance

  • Provenience: Balawat (Imgur-Enlil)
  • Archive: 001 - Mamu Temple, Room 8

Object Details

  • Object type: tablet
  • Material: clay
  • Script: Neo-Assyrian

Text Details

  • Language: Akkadian (Neo-Assyrian)
  • Genre: Legal Transaction
  • Subgenre: debt note (barley)
  • Debtor: Nabû-nāṣir

Date

  • Period: Neo-Assyrian
  • Reign: Sennacherib (704–681 BC)
  • Dated: yes
  • Date: 682-IX-20 (Kislīmu 20th, eponymy of Nabû-šarru-uṣur)

BT 116 [debt note (barley)]

Obverse
o 1o 1

UD-mu ŠE.PAD LUGAL

(1) One day of the barley ration of the king, (with) all of the ilkakāte-payments, belonging to Šumma-ilu, at the disposal of Nabû-nāṣir, chief victualler, at the disposal of Nabû-erība, scribe, at the disposal of Nabû-taqqinanni, ditto.

o 22

il-ka-ka-te gab-bu

(2) On the day that Šumma-ilu enters Arbela - If they do not pay the day (i.e. of the barley ration of the king), they will pay twenty minas of silver.

o 33

ša mšum-ma-DINGIR

o 44

ina IGI mdPA-PAB-ir GAL-da-ni-bat

o 55

ina IGI mdPA-SU A.BA

o 66

ina IGI mdPA-LAL-a-ni :.

o 77

UD-mu ša mšum-ma-DINGIR ina URU.arba-ìl

o 88

e-rab-u-ni šúm-mu UD-mu

o 99

la i-⸢di!⸣-[nu] ⸢20? MA.NA! KUG⸣.UD

Reverse
r 1r 1

i-du!⸣-[nu ITI].⸢GAN UD-20-[KÁM]

(r 1) Month Kislīmu (IX), 20th day, eponym year of Nabû-šarru-uṣur.

r 22

lim-mu mdPA-MAN-PAB

r 33

IGI mdMAŠ⸣.MAŠ-MU-⸢SUM SANGA URU.-šur

(r 3) Witness: Nergal-šumu-iddina, priest of Aššur. Witness: Nabû-zēru-iddina, priest. Witness: Nabû-ēṭiranni, temple scribe. Witness: Nabu-ēṭir. Witness: Nārānu. Witness: Gula-šumu-lēšir. Witness: Marduk-ibni. Witness: Aššur-šiʾi, scribe.

r 44

IGI mdPA-NUMUN- SANGA

r 55

IGI mdPA-KAR-a-ni A.[BA]-É-DINGIR

r 66

IGI mdPA-KAR-ir IGI mna-ra-nu

r 77

IGI mdME.ME-MU-GIŠ

r 88

[IGI] mdŠÚ-

r 99

IGI m-šur-ši-i A.BA


Adapted from Barbara Parker, “Tablets from the Temple of Mamu at Balawat,” Iraq 25 (1963): 86–103, by Jamie Novotny and Poppy Tushingham (2021) for the Munich Open-access Cuneiform Corpus Initiative (MOCCI), which is funded by LMU Munich and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Historisches Seminar - Abteilung Alte Geschichte of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. The text was lemmatized by Jamie Novotny. The online edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as http://oracc.org/atae/P522834/.