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BT 131

  • CDLI P522845
  • Collection no.: IM —
  • Excavation no.: BT 131
  • Primary publication(s): BT 131


  • 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

BT 131

o 1o 1

šum-ma UD-20-KAM ša ITI⸣.[x]

(1) If, on the 20th day of month [x], Dādīa has not brought (it/him) to [PN] and does not hand (it/him) over to Nergal-šarru-[uṣur], [] three hundred sheep with their young and their hides. []

o 22

mda⸣-di-ia a-na md⸣[x-x-x]

o 33

la na-ṣa a-na mdMAŠ.MAŠ-⸢MU⸣-[x]

o 44

la i⸣-din [x x]

o 55

03 me UDU⸣.ME a-na li-da-[ni-šú-nu]

o 66

a-⸢na gi-za-ni-šú-nu

o 77

[x x x]-⸢ri⸣-bu

o 88

[x x x x x x]-⸢ri

r 1r 1

[IGI] mEN-KAM-[ IGI m]DI-mu-[x]

(r 1) [Witness:] Bēl-ēr[. Witness:] Šulmu-[x]. Witness: Nergal-iddina. Witness: Tabnî. Witness: Nergal-nādin-aḫ[u]. Witness: Nargî. Month Araḫsamna (VIII), [n]th day. Eponym year of MU-KUR-[] of []. []

r 22

IGI mU.GUR- [x x]

r 33

IGI mtab?-ni-⸢i

r 44


r 55

IGI mnar?⸣-gi-⸢i?

r 66

ina? ITI.⸢APIN UD-[x-KÁM]

r 77

lim mMU-KUR-[x-x]

l.e. 1l.e. 1

ša? x+[x x x x x x]

l.e. 22

[x x]+x SUM? [x x x x 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