BRM 2, 20 [Sale of finished house, undeveloped lot and bit ritti property of Anu]

Obverse
o 1o 1

[m]⸢ki⸣-din-d60 u md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu DUMU-MEŠ mri-ḫat-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60-DU-A lu₂ŠIDIM ina ḫu-ud lib₃⸣-[bi-šu₂-nu]

(o 1) Kidin-Anu and Anu-ah-ittannu, sons of Rihat-Anu, son of Anu-mukin-apli, builder, voluntarily sold their built house and its undeveloped plot, their bīt ritti, the property of Anu, in the Emihallake temple quarter that is in Uruk: 28 cubits of upper length to the north, adjacent to the narrow street, "Bank of the Ištar Canal"; 30 cubits of lower length to the south, adjacent to the undeveloped plot of the property of Anu; 30 cubits of upper width to the west, adjacent to the undeveloped plot of Anu-ab-utir, son of Anu-ah-ittannu, and Nidintu-Anu, son of Anu-uballiṭ, descendants of Ekur-zakir; 24 cubits of lower width to the east, adjacent to the access-way of that house, up to the Ištar Canal, and adjacent to the house and undeveloped plot of Kidin-Anu and Anu-ah-ittannu, sellers of that house and undeveloped plot, sons of Rihat-Anu; a total of 30 cubits in length, 30 cubits in width, the measurements of that house and undeveloped plot--that house and undeveloped plot, as little and as much as there is, all of it, for 14 shekels of refined silver, high quality staters of Antiochus, as the complete price, to Sumuttu-Anu and Mattanatu-Anu, sons of Nidintu-Anu, son of Rihat-Anu, a sailor, in perpetuity.

o 22

[E₂]-⸢su⸣-nu ep₂-šu₂ u ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ E₂ rit-ti-šu₂-nu NIG₂.GA d60 KIti₃

o 33

[E₂].⸢MI.ḪAL.LA⸣.KE₄ ša₂ qe₂-reb UNUGki 28 KUŠ₃ US₂ ANu₂ tu₁₅SI.SA₂

o 44

DA SILA SIG mu-rad ID₂-dINANA 30 KUŠ₃ US₂ KIu₂ tu₁₅U₁₈.LU DA

o 55

ki-šub-ba ša₂ NIG₂.GA d60 30 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI AN.TA tu₁₅MAR.TU DA ki-šub-⸢ba⸣-a

o 66

md60-AD-GUR DUMU ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu u mni-din-tu₄-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60-DINiṭ

o 77

A-MEŠ mE₂.KUR-za-kir 24 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI KI.TA tu₁₅KUR.RA DA mu-ṣu-u₂

o 88

ša₂ E₂ MU-MEŠ a-di ID₂-dINANA u DA E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ ša₂ mki-din-d60 u md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu

o 99

lu₂na⸣-din-MEŠ E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ MU-MEŠ DUMU-MEŠ ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 ŠU.NIGIN 30 KUŠ₃ US₂

o 1010

30 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI mi-šiḫ-tu₄ E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ

o 1111

i-ṣi u ma-a-du ma-la ba-šu-u₂ gab-bi a-na 14 GIN₂ KU₃.BABBAR qa-lu-u₂

o 1212

is-ta-tir-ra-nu ša₂ man-ti-ʾi-i-ku-su bab-ba-nu-u₂-tu₂ a-na ŠAM₂ TIL-MEŠ

o 1313

a-na msu-mutut-tu₄-d60 u mmat-ta-nit-⸢tu₄⸣-d60 DUMU-MEŠ ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 DUMU ša₂

o 1414

mri-ḫat-d60 lu₂MA₂.LAḪ₄ a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ it*-tan*⸣-nu*-ʾu* KU₃.BABBAR a₄ 14 GIN₂ 1

(o 14) That silver, 14 shekels, the complete price of that house and undeveloped plot, Kidin-Anu and Anu-ah-ittannu, sons of Rihat-Anu, received from Sumuttu-Anu and Mattanatu-Anu, sons of Nidintu-Anu; they are paid.

o 1515

ŠAM₂ E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ MU-MEŠ TIL-MEŠ mki-din-d60 u md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu DUMU-MEŠ ša₂

o 1616

mri-ḫat-d60 ina ŠU-MIN msu-mutut-tu₄-d60 u mmat-ta-⸢nit-tu₄⸣-d60 DUMU-MEŠ ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60

Reverse
r 1r 1

maḫ-ru-ʾu e-ṭir₃-ʾu u₄-mu pa-qa-ri ana muḫ-ḫi E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ MU-MEŠ it-tab-šu-u₂

(r 1) Should a claim concerning that house and undeveloped plot arise, Kidin-Anu and Anu-ah-ittannu, the sellers of that house and undeveloped plot, sons of Rihat-Anu, will clear it and will pay the 12-fold penalty in perpetuity to Sumuttu-Anu and Mattanatu-Anu, sons of Nidintu-Anu; they bear responsibility for the clearing of that house and undeveloped plot to Sumuttu-Anu and Mattanatu-Anu in perpetuity .

r 22

mki-din-d60 u md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu lu₂na-din-MEŠ E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ MU-MEŠ DUMU-MEŠ ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60

r 33

a-di 12-TA.AM₃ u₂-mar-raq-u₂-ma a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ msu-mutut-tu₄-d60 u mmat-⸢ta⸣-nit-⸢tu₄⸣-d60

r 44

DUMU-MEŠ ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 ina-an-din-ʾu pu-ut mu-ru-qu ša₂ E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ MU-MEŠ a-na u₄-mu

r 55

ṣa-a-tu₂ a-na msu-mutut-tu₄-d60 u mmat-⸢ta⸣-nit-tu₄-d60 na-šu-u₂ E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂

(r 5) That house and undeveloped plot belong to Sumuttu-Anu and Mattanatu-Anu, sons of Nidintu-Anu, in perpetuity.

r 66

MU-MEŠ ša₂ msu-mutut-⸢tu₄⸣-d60 u mmat-ta-nit-tu₄-d60 DUMU-MEŠ mni-din-tu₄-d60 a-na u₄-mu ṣa-⸢a-tu₂ šu₂-nu

r 77

ina u₄-mu ša₂ mim-ma gab-bi ul-tu NIG₂.GA d60 ana muḫ⸣-ḫi E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ MU-MEŠ i-⸢tur⸣-ru

(r 7) Should everything from the property of Anu regarding that house and undeveloped plot returns, Sumuttu-Anu and Mattanatu-Anu, sons of Nidintu-Anu, will perform the service.

r 88

msu-mutut-tu₄-d60 u mmat-ta-nit-tu₄-d60 DUMU-MEŠ mni-din-tu₄-d60 i-pal-⸢laḫ₃⸣-ʾu

(witnesses)
r 99

lu₂mu-kin₇ md60-NUMUN-MU DUMU ša₂ mša₂-d60--šu-u₂ A mḫun-zu-u₂ mba-as!-si-ia DUMU ša₂

(r 9) Witnesses: Anu-zer-iddin, son of Ša-Anu-iššu, descendant of Hunzu; Bassia, son of Ištar-šum-eriš, descendant of Ekur-zakir. Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Tattannu, descendant of Ekur-zakir.

r 1010

mdINANA-MU-KAM₂ A mE₂.KUR-za-kir md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu DUMU ša₂ mtat-tan-nu A mE₂.KUR-za-kir

r 1111

mni-din-tu₄-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60-DINiṭ A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu mla-ba-ši DUMU ša₂ md60-DIN-su-E

(r 11) Nidintu-Anu, son of Anu-uballiṭ, descendant of Ah'utu; Labaši, son of Anu-balassu-iqbi, descendant of Ekur-zakir; Rabi-Anu, son of Anu-zer-iddin, descendant of Ekur-zakir; Lišir, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, descendant of Gimil-Anu; Anu-mar-ittannu, son of Anu-ab-uṣur, descendant of Hunzu. Balaṭu, son of Bassia, descendant of Ekur-zakir; Arad-adešu, son of Nidintu-Anu, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin.

r 1212

A mE₂.KUR-za-kir mGAL-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60-NUMUN-MU A mE₂.KUR-za-kir mliGIŠ DUMU ša₂

r 1313

md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A mŠU⸣-d60 md60-DUMU-MUnu DUMU ša₂ md60-AD-URI₃ A mḫun-zu-u₂

r 1414

mba-la-ṭu DUMU ša₂ mba-as-si-ia A mE₂.KUR-za-kir

r 1515

mARAD-a-de-e-šu₂ DUMU ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU

(colophon)
r 1616

md60-SU lu₂UMBISAG DUMU ša₂ mGAL-d60 A mkur-i UNUGki itiKIN U₄ 20-KAM₂ MU 71-⸢KAM₂ mse-lu-ku LUGAL

(r 16) Anu-eriba, scribe, son of Rabi-Anu, descendant of Kuri. (Written in) Uruk. 20th day of Ululu, year 71, Seleucus (being) king.

(sealings)
Top
Column i
t.e. i 1t.e. i 1

un-qa

(t.e. i 1) Ring of Nidintu-Anu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0828)
t.e. i 22

mni-din-tu₄-d60

Column ii
t.e. ii 1t.e. ii 1

un-⸢qa

(t.e. ii 1) Ring of Anu-mar-ittannu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1076)
t.e. ii 22

md60-DUMU-MUnu

Column iii
t.e. iii 1t.e. iii 1

un-qa

(t.e. iii 1) Ring of Balaṭu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1077)
t.e. iii 22

mba-la-ṭu

Column iv
t.e. iv 1t.e. iv 1

un-qa

(t.e. iv 1) Ring of Bassia

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0665)
t.e. iv 22

mba-as-si-ia

Bottom
Column i
b.e. i 1b.e. i 1

un-qa

(b.e. i 1) Ring of Arad-adešu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0197)
b.e. i 22

mARAD-a-de-e-šu₂

Column ii
b.e. ii 1b.e. ii 1

un-qa

(b.e. ii 1) Ring of Anu-ah-ittannu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0945)
b.e. ii 22

md60-⸢ŠEŠ-MUnu

Column iii
b.e. iii 1b.e. iii 1

un-qa

(b.e. iii 1) Ring of Rabi-Anu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0905)
b.e. iii 22

mGAL-d60

Column iv
b.e. iv 1b.e. iv 1

un-qa

(b.e. iv 1) Ring of Anu-zer-iddin

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0389)
b.e. iv 22

md60-⸢NUMUN-MU

Left
Column i
l.e. i 1l.e. i 1

[un]-⸢qa

(l.e. i 1) Ring of Labaši

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0070)
l.e. i 22

mla-ba-ši

Column ii
l.e. ii 1l.e. ii 1

un-qa

(l.e. ii 1) Ring of Lišir

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0772)
l.e. ii 22

mliGIŠ

Right
Column i
r.e. i 1r.e. i 1

un-qa [m]⸢ki-din⸣-d60

(r.e. i 1) Ring of Kidin-Anu and Anu-ah-ittannu, his son.

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1078)
r.e. i 22

u md60-⸢ŠEŠ-MUnu DUMU⸣-šu₂

Column ii
r.e. ii 1r.e. ii 1

un-qa

(r.e. ii 1) Ring of Rihat-Anu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0438)
r.e. ii 22

mri-ḫat-d60

1it#-tan#-nu-ʾu, collated 3/27/07 LPearce