BRM 2, 35 [Exchange of property]

Obverse
o 1o 1

[ṭup-pi ŠE].⸢BAL ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 A ša₂ mri-ḫat A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR

(o 1) Tablet of exchange between Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Dumqi-Anu, son of Rihat, descendant of Luštammar-Adad, and Nidintu-šarri, son of Rihat-Anu, a builder, in the undeveloped plot, the property of Anu, which is in the district of the Ištar Gate, which is in Uruk.

o 22

[u₃ m]NIG₂.SUM.MU-LUGAL A ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 lu₂ŠIDIM ina ki-šub-ba-a NIG₂.⸢GA d60 ša₂ ina KIti₃ KA₂.GAL dINANA ša₂ qe₂-reb; UNUGki


o 33

itiNE-KAM₂ MU 129-KAM₂ mse-lu-ku LUGAL ina ḫu-ud lib₃-bi-šu₂-nu KI a-ḫa-miš a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ -šu-pal-MEŠ

(o 3) They voluntarily exchanged with each other in the month of Abu, year 129, Seleucus (being) king, in perpetuity.

o 44

ki-šub-ba-a NIG₂.GA d60 KIti₃ KA₂.GAL dINANA ša₂ qe₂-reb UNUGki 18 KUŠ₃ US₂ ANu₂ tu₁₅SI.SA₂

(o 4) The undeveloped plot of the property of Anu, in the district of the Ištar Gate, which is in Uruk: 18 cubits, the upper length to the north, adjacent to the house of the property of Anu, the bīt ritti of Idat-Anu, son of Illut-Anu; 18 cubits, the lower length to the south, adjacent to the undeveloped plot of the property of Anu, the bīt ritti of Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Dumqi-Anu, son of Rihat; 7 cubits, the upper width to the west, adjacent to the undeveloped plot of the property of Anu; 7 cubits, the lower width to the east, adjacent to the street, "Passage of the Ištar Canal"; a total of 18 cubits in lengths, 7 cubits in widths, (for) the plot of that undeveloped plot; that undeveloped plot, as little and as much as exists, for exchange of the undeveloped plot of the property of Anu, in that place, Nidintu-Anu, son of Rihat-Anu, a builder, gave to Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Dumqi-Anu, son of Rihat, in perpetuity.

o 55

DA E₂ NIG₂.GA d60 E₂ rit-ti ša₂ mi-dat-d60 A ša₂ mil-lut-d60 18 KUŠ₃ US₂ KIu₂ tu₁₅U₁₈.LU

o 66

DA ki-šub-ba-a NIG₂.GA d60 E₂ rit-ti ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 A ša₂ mri-ḫat

o 77

7 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI AN.TA tu₁₅MAR.TU DA ki-šub-ba-a NIG₂.GA d60 7 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI KI.TA

o 88

tu₁₅KUR.RA DA SILA mu-taq ID₂-dINANA ŠU.NIGIN 18 KUŠ₃ US₂ 7 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI meš-ḫat ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ

o 99

ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ i-ṣi u ma-a-du ma-la ba-šu-u₂ gab-bi a-na ŠE.BAL ša₂ ki-šub-ba-a

o 1010

NIG₂.GA d60 ina a-šar MU-MEŠ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-LUGAL A ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 lu₂ŠIDIM a-na md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu

o 1111

A [ša₂!] mdum-qi₂-d60 A ša₂ mri-ḫat a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ it-ta-din

o 1212

ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ NIG₂.GA d60 ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 A ša₂

(o 12) That undeveloped plot of the property of Anu belongs to Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Dumqi-Anu, son of Rihat, descendant of Luštammar-Adad, in perpetuity.

o 1313

mri-ḫat A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ šu-u₂


o 1414

ki-šub-ba-a NIG₂.GA d60 KIti₃ KA₂.GAL dINANA ša₂ qe₂-reb UNUGki 27 KUŠ₃ US₂ ANu₂

(o 14) The undeveloped plot of the property of Anu, in the district of the Ištar Gate, which is in Uruk: 27 cubits, the upper length to the north, adjacent to the undeveloped plot of the property of Anu, the bīt ritti of Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Dumqi-Anu, son of Rihat; 27 cubits, the lower length to the south, adjacent to the house of the property of Anu, the bīt ritti of Nidintu-šarri, son of Rihat-Anu, and adjacent to the house of the property of Anu, the bīt ritti of Idat-Anu, son of Nanaya-iddin; 7 cubits, the upper width to the west, adjacent to the house of the property of Anu, the bīt ritti of Nidintu-šarri, son of Rihat-Anu; 7 cubits, the lower width to the east, adjacent to the street, "Bank of Ištar Canal"; a total of 27 cubits in lengths, 7 cubits in widths, (for) that undeveloped plot; that undeveloped plot, as little and as much exists, all of it, for exchange of the undeveloped plot, the property of Anu, Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Dumqi-Anu, son of Rihat, descendant of Luštammar-Adad, gave to Nidintu-šarri, son of Rihat-Anu, a builder, in perpetuity.

o 1515

tu₁₅SI.SA₂ DA ki-šub-ba-a NIG₂.GA d60 E₂ rit-ti ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂

o 1616

mdum-qi₂-d60 A ša₂ mri!-ḫat 27 KUŠ₃ US₂ KIu₂ tu₁₅U₁₈.LU DA E₂ NIG₂.GA d60 E₂ rit-ti 1

o 1717

ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-LUGAL A ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 u DA E₂ NIG₂.GA d60 E₂ rit-ti ša₂ mi-dat-d60

o 1818

A ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU 7 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI AN.TA tu₁₅MAR.TU DA E₂ NIG₂.GA d60

o 1919

E₂ rit-ti ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-LUGAL A ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 7 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI KI.TA

o 2020

tu₁₅KUR.RA DA SILA mu-rad! ID₂-dINANA ŠU.NIGIN 27 KUŠ₃ US₂ 7 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI

Reverse
r 1r 1

meš-ḫat ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ i-ṣi u ma-a-du ma-la ba-šu-u₂ gab-bi

r 22

a-na ŠE.BAL ša₂ ki-šub-ba-a NIG₂.GA d60 md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ <<x x>> mdum-qi₂-d60 A ša₂ 2

r 33

mri-ḫat <<x x x>> A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR a-na mNIG₂.SUM.MU-LUGAL A ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 lu₂ŠIDIM 3

r 44

a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ it-ta-din ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ NIG₂.GA d60 ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-LUGAL

(r 4) That undeveloped plot of the property of Anu belongs to Nidintu-šarri, son of Rihat-Anu, a builder, in perpetuity.

r 55

A ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 lu₂ŠIDIM a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ šu-u₂

r 66

a-na taḫ-sis-tu₄ ina ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ ima-ma-aš₂-tu₄ ša₂ 27 US₂-šu₂ 1 5/6 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI

(r 6) Regarding the memorandum in that undeveloped plot, (there is) a partition wall, which is 27 cubits in length, 1 5/6 cubits in width, of Nidintu-šarri, son of Rihat-Anu, in his own undeveloped plot, and in his worked lalittu, and that partition wall is in between Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Dumqi-Anu, and Nidintu-šarri, son of Rihat-Anu, in perpetuity.

r 77

mNIG₂.SUM.MU-LUGAL A ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 ina ki-šub-ba-a ša₂ NI₂-šu₂ u ina la-lit-tu₄ ša₂ NI₂-šu₂

r 88

DU₃ u ima-ma-aš₂-tu₄ MU-MEŠ <<x x x>> ina bi-rit-ti md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 4

r 99

[u₃] mNIG₂.SUM.MU-LUGAL A ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₄ ši-i


r 1010

[a-na] muḫ⸣-ḫi ŠE.BAL-šu₂-nu ul i-GURru-ma KI a-ḫa-a-miš a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ ul i-rag-gu-mu

(r 10) Concerning their exchange, they shall not renege, and they shall not raise a claim against one another. Any (further) exchange in perpetuity shall stand. They bear shared responsibility for the clearing of their exchange in perpetuity, and anyone who changes this agreement in a written document, without a lawsuit and without an objection, shall pay 1/3 mina of high quality silver to whomever did not change it. Each took one document.

r 1111

[man-am ŠE].⸢BAL⸣-šu₂-<nu> a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ GUBzu pu-u₂-ut mu-ur-ru-qu ša₂ ŠE.BAL-šu₂-nu

r 1212

[a-na u₄-mu] ṣa-a-tu₂ a-ḫa-a-miš na-šu-u₂ u man-am ša₂ ri-ik-su ša₂ ina imša₂-ṭa-ri an-na-a

r 1313

[u₂-ša₂-nu-u₂ ša₂] la DI.KU₅ u la ḫa-ra-ra 1/3 MA.NA KU₃.BABBAR bab-ba-nu-u₂ a-na man-am ša₂ la u₂-ša₂-nu-u₂

r 1414

[i-nam-din] 1en-TA.AM₃ imša₂-ṭa-ri TIqi₂-MEŠ

(witnesses)
r 1515

[lu₂mu-kin₇ md60]-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A ša₂ mBARA₂-d60 A mḫun-zu-u₂ mARAD-dMAŠ A ša₂ md60-DUMU-MUnu

(r 15) [Witnesses: Anu]-ahhe-iddin, son of Kidin-Anu, descendant of Hunzu.

(r 15) Arad-Ninurta, son of Anu-mar-ittannu; [Arad-Ninurta, son of] Nidintu-Anu, son of Nidintu-Ištar; and Nidintu-Ištar, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, interpreter scribes of the property of Anu.

r 1616

[mARAD-dMAŠ A ša₂] mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-dINANA u mNIG₂.SUM.MU-dINANA A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU lu₂se-pir-MEŠ NIG₂.GA d60 5

r 1717

[md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A] ša₂ msu-mut-tu₄-d60 A ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU u md60-MUnu A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A-MEŠ mkur-i 6

(r 17) [Anu-ah-ittannu, son] of Sumuttu-Anu, son of Nanaya-iddin, and Anu-ittannu, son of Nidintu-Anu, descendants of Kuri.

r 1818

[mdna-na-a-MU] A ša₂ md60-DU-A A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR mGI-d60 A ša₂ msu-mut-tu₄-d60 7

(r 18) [Nanaya-iddin], son of Anu-mukin-apli, descendant of Luštammar-Adad.

(r 18) Mušallim-Anu, son of Sumuttu-Anu, [...]

r 1919

[... md60]-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MUnu <<A>> lu₂se-pir NIG₂.GA d60 mil-⸢lut⸣-d60 A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MU

(r 19) [Anu]-ahhe-iddin, son of Nidintu, interpreter scribe of the property of Anu.

(r 19) Illut-Anu, son of Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Anu-ah-iddin.

(colophon)
r 2020

[... lu₂]⸢UMBISAG A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A mE₂.KUR-za-kir UNUGki

(r 20) [...], scribe, son of Nidintu-Anu, descendant of Ekur-zakir. Uruk. 20th day of [...], year 129, Seleucus being king.

r 2121

[iti... U₄] 20-KAM₂ MU 129-KAM₂ mse-lu-ku LUGAL

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

[un]-qa

(t.e. i 1) Ring of Nidintu-Ištar

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0583 = AUWE 20, *38-02)
t.e. i 22

[m]NIG₂.SUM.MU-dINANA 8

Column ii
t.e. ii 1t.e. ii 1

un-qa

(t.e. ii 1) Ring of Anu-ahhe-iddin

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0524)
t.e. ii 22

md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU

Column iii
t.e. iii 1t.e. iii 1

un-qa

(t.e. iii 1) Ring of Arad-Ninurta

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0863)
t.e. iii 22

mARAD-dMAŠ

Column iv
t.e. iv 1t.e. iv 1

un-qa

(t.e. iv 1) Ring of Arad-Ninurta

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0332)
t.e. iv 22

mARAD-dMAŠ

Bottom
Column i
b.e. i 1b.e. i 1

un-qa

(b.e. i 1) Ring of Anu-ahhe-iddin

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0585)
b.e. i 22

md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU

Column ii
b.e. ii 1b.e. ii 1

un-qa

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

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0705)
b.e. ii 22

md60-MUnu

Column iii
b.e. iii 1b.e. iii 1

un-qa

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

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0597)
b.e. iii 22

md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu

Column iv
b.e. iv 1b.e. iv 1

un-qa

(b.e. iv 1) Ring of Nanaya-iddin

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1088)
b.e. iv 22

mdna-na-a-MU

Left
Column i
l.e. i 1l.e. i 1

un-qa

(l.e. i 1) Ring of Illut-Anu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0590)
l.e. i 22

mil-lut-d60

Column ii
l.e. ii 1l.e. ii 1

[un-qa]

(l.e. ii 1) Ring of Mušallim-Anu

Sealing destroyed
l.e. ii 22

mGI-d⸣[60]

Right
Column i
r.e. i 1r.e. i 1

un-qa md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu

(r.e. i 1) Ring of Anu-ah-ittannu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0009)
Column ii
r.e. ii 1r.e. ii 1

un-qa

(r.e. ii 1) Ring of Nidintu-šarri

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0486)
r.e. ii 22

mNIG₂.SUM.MU-LUGAL

1Copy of RI has extra horizontal. RI written as expected. ##note: Collated, LEP 12/20/06

2<<x x>> is almost complete erasure; traces of A ša₂ can be seen. ##notes: collated LP 12/20/06

3<<x x x>> = erasure

4<<x x x>> = erasure

5Copy shows {d}60 above the line. Collation shows it extends into the edge. Restoration of Arad-Ninurta based on Wallenfels (1994: no. 0332).

6{m}kur-i extends into edge, not above/below line as in copy. Restoration of Anu-ah-ittannu based on Wallenfels (1994: no. 0597).

7Restoration of Nanaya-iddin based on Wallenfels (1994: no. 1088).

8AUWE 20, *38-02 has duplicate citation *53-07