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Marqasu 08

  • CDLI P522553
  • Collection no.: YE 1187
  • Primary publication(s): Marqasu 08

Provenance

  • Provenience: Kahramanmaraş (Marqasu)
  • Archive: 099 - Miscellaneous

Object Details

  • Object type: tablet
  • Material: clay
  • Script: Neo-Assyrian
  • Sealed/Marked: yes
  • Seal/Mark Type: stamp seal
  • Seal Owner(s): Hišar-uarri; Sanda-uarri; Sîn-na’di

Text Details

  • Language: Akkadian (Neo-Assyrian)
  • Genre: Legal Transaction
  • Subgenre: sales document (person)
  • Seller: Hišar-uarri; Sanda-uarri; Sîn-na’di
  • Buyer: Ubru-Nergal
  • Creditor:

Date

  • Period: Neo-Assyrian
  • Reign: Ashurbanipal (668–ca. 631 BC)
  • Dated: yes
  • Date: 641*-IX-09 (Kislīmu 9th, eponymy of Aššur-gārū’a-nēre)

Marqasu 08 [sales document (person)]

Obverse
o 1o 1

NA₄.KIŠIB mḫi-šar-wár

(1) Seal of Ḫišar-uarri.

o 22

:. msa-an-da-wár :. md30-I

(2) Ditto of Sanda-uarri. Ditto of Sîn-naʾdi.

o 33

PAP 03 .MEŠ-e EN UN.MEŠ SUM-ni

(3) A total of three men, the owners of the people being sold.


2 stamp seal impressions

o 44

fd15-dan-na-at

(4) Ubru-Nergal has contracted, purchased, and acquired Issār-dannat, Šamaš-adi-tamūti?, and Sēʾ-adarī, a total of three women, their slaves, from the above-mentioned men for half a mina and six shekels of silver.

o 55

fUTU-EN-át-mu-ti

o 66

fse-e-a-da-ri

o 77

PAP 3 .MEŠ GÉME.MEŠ-šú-nu

o 88

ú-piš-ma mSUḪUŠ-dU.GUR

o 99

TA* IGI .MEŠ an-nu-ti

o 1010

ina ŠÀ-bi 01 1/2 MA.NA 06 GÍN .BABBAR

o 1111

i-zi-rip i-si-qi

o 1212

kas-pu ga-mur SUM-ni

(12) The money is paid completely.

o 1313

UN.MEŠ šu-a-

(13) Those people are purchased and acquired. Any revocation, lawsuit, or litigation is void. [(Guaranteed) against seizures for 10]0 days, (against crime for all time).

o 1414

za-ár-pu la-qi-u

o 1515

tu-a-ru de-e-nu

o 1616

DUG₄⸣.DUG₄ la--šú

Reverse
r 17r 17

[ṣib- ina 01] me UD-me sa-ár- ina kal UD.MEŠ

r 1818

man-nu ša ina ur-kiš ina ma-ti-ma

(18) Whoever in the future, at any time, violates (the contract), shall return the money tenfold to its owners. Should he litigate in his lawsuit, he will not succeed.

r 1919

ib-bal-kàt-u-ni

r 2020

kas-pu ina 10.MEŠ ina EN-šú ú-GUR

r 2121

ina de-ni-šú DUG₄.DUG₄

r 2222

la i-⸢laq⸣-qe

r 2323

IGI mŠEŠ-IGI *.GAR-nu šá É.GAL

(23) Witness: Aḫu-lāmur, palace prefect.

r 2424

IGI mURU.arba-ìl-a-a :.

(24) Witness: Arbaʾilāyu, ditto.

r 2525

IGI mḫa-am-bi-i mdi-di-i

(25) Witness: Ḫambî (and) Dīdî.

r 2626

IGI mDINGIR-PAB.MEŠ-SU

(26) Witness: Ilu-aḫḫē-erība.

r 2727

IGI mir-na-ni

(27) Witness: Irnani.

r 2828

IGI msa-a-si

(28) Witness: Sāsi.

r 2929

IGI mtu-li *.MUḪALDIM

(29) Witness: Tul(l)i, cook.

r 3030

IGI mse-me-ba-ʾ

(30) Witness: Sēʾ-mebāʾ.

r 3131

IGI mdPA--sún

(31) Witness: Nabû-bēssunu.

r 3232

IGI me-ri-ši

(32) Witness: Ērišu.

r 3333

IGI mEN-AD-PAB

(33) Witness: Bēl-abu-uṣur.

Top
t.e. 34t.e. 34

ITI.GAN UD-09-KÁM

(34) Month Kislīmu (IX), 9th day, eponym year of Aššūr-gārūʾa-nēre.

t.e. 3535

lim-mu

t.e. 3636

m-šur-ga-ru-u-a-ni-ri

Left
l.e. 37l.e. 37

IGI mARAD-d15

(37) Witness: Urdu-Issār.


Adapted from C. Günbattı, S. Çeçen, L.G. Gökçek, and F. Akyüz, Kahramanmaraş'ta Bulunmuş Yeni Asurca Tabletler, 2020, 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 and the English translation was adapted by Poppy Tushingham from E. Jiménez, S.F. Adalı and K. Radner, "Four 7th-Century BCE Neo-Assyrian Slave Sale Records from Marqasi (Kahramanmaraş) in the Erimtan Museum (Ankara) and Elsewhere," Altorientalische Forschungen 42 (2015): 153-172. The online edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as http://oracc.org/atae/P522553/.