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Marqasu 35

  • CDLI P522580
  • Collection no.: 36.25.07
  • Primary publication(s): Marqasu 35


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

Object Details

  • Object type: bulla
  • Material: clay
  • Sealed/Marked: yes
  • Seal/Mark Type: stamp seal

Text Details

  • Language: Aramaic
  • Genre: Legal Transaction
  • Subgenre: debt note (silver)


  • Period: Neo-Assyrian
  • Reign: Aššur-etel-ilani (ca. 630–627 BC)
  • Dated: yes
  • Date: 630*-VIII (Arahsamna, eponymy of Ṣalam-šarri-iqbi)

Marqasu 35 [debt note (silver)]

o 1o 1

x x l s d? r? y

(1) [... By] its [], its interest (shall increase).

o 22

x x x x ? y rbyḫ?

o 33

ʽ? l? w? ḫwn? y? r

(3) It (the debt) is upon them.

o 44

m?r? šwn ?m

(4) Month Araḫsamna (VIII), eponym year of Ṣalam-šarri-iqbi.

o 55

l m s r q b? y

o 66


one line missing?
r 1r 1

ʼbrnrglʼ l?-

(r 1) (Witnesses:) Ubru-Nergal, El-Amurru-qa<d?>mî, Tulî, Śakā-ʾel, Ubru-Dādi, Tarḫunz-baʽalî, , D-?[...].

r 22

ʼmrqmy t w l

r 33

ś k ʼl ʼb r d? y?

r 44

t?ʽr? ? wnz? b? ʽ? ly?

r 55

q? y? d? [...]

2 stamp seal impressions

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 English translation was adapted by Poppy Tushingham from a preliminary version prepared by Faruk Akyüz. The online edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as