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BT 119

  • CDLI P522837
  • Collection no.: IM —
  • Excavation no.: BT 119
  • Primary publication(s): BT 119


  • 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


  • Period: Neo-Assyrian
  • Dated: yes, but date partially preserved
  • Date: [...]-IX (Kislīmu, eponymy of [...]ia)

BT 119

o 1o 1

[x]-nu ru-x+[x x]-ti-⸢x

(1) [] to Šumma-ilu, priest of the city of Imgur-Enlil, to the city of Imgur-Enlil [] concerning twenty talents of silver, damages. He contracted them, saying []

o 22

[a]-na mšúm-ma-[DINGIR] *⸣.SANGA

o 33

ša URUúr-dBE

o 44

a-na URUúr-dBE x x

o 55

ina UGU 20 !.UN KUG⸣.UD ḫi-⸢bil-te

o 66

šú-nu ú-ta-piš ma-a x [x]+x

o 77

x x x x ma?-a? šú-nu

o 88

e?-ta-ka-x [x x] x⸣-nu

o 99

ina UGU⸣-ḫi-šú-nu ta-x x

r 1r 1

šúm-ma la ú-šá-ṣa-⸢bat

(r 1) If he does not prepare (it), he will bear the responsibility.

r 22

šu-u pu-tuḫ i-na-áš-[ši]

r 33

ITI.GAN lim⸣-mu m[za-za?]-ia

(r 3) Month Kislīmu (IX), eponym year of Zazāya. Wintess: Issār-[. Witness:] Illāya. Witness: Nārā[nu. ].

r 44

IGI md15-[x-x IGI m]⸢il⸣-la-a

r 55

IGI mdU.GUR-PAB-[ir] IGI m?rém-⸢te⸣-DINGIR

r 66

IGI mna-ra-[nu x x x]

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