BRM 2, 49 [Sale of finished house and undeveloped lot]

Obverse
o 1o 1

mdum-qi₂-d60 A ša₂ mARAD-e₂SAG A ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 lu₂I₃.DU₈ NIG₂.GA d60 ina ḫu-ud lib₃-bi-šu₂

(o 1) Dumqi-Anu son of Arad-Reš son of Dumqi-Anu, gatekeeper of the property of Anu, voluntarily sold in perpetuity for 2 mina of refined silver, high quality staters of Alexander, as the complete price, to Anu-ah-ittannu son of Anu-šum-lišir son of Anu-ah-ittannu descendant of Luštammar-Adad his built house and undeveloped plot in the district of the Ištar Gate, which is in Uruk: the upper northern length (is) adjacent to that wide street "passageway of the gods and king"; the lower southern length (is) adjacent to the house of that Dumqi-Anu and (is) adjacent to the house of Uṣuršu-Anu son of Arad-Reš, the [...] and (is) adjacent to the access-way of that house; and the upper western width (is) adjacent to the street [...] does not extend; the lower eastern width (is) adjacent to the broad street "passageway of the gods and king"---(this is the) total of the lengths and widths, the measurement of that house and undeveloped plot; that house and undeveloped plot---as little and as much exist, all of it.

o 22

E₂-MEŠ ep₂-šu-u₂-tu₂ u ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ KIti₃ KA₂.GAL dINANA ša₂ qe₂-reb UNUGki

o 33

US₂ ANu₂ tu₁₅SI.SA₂ DA SILA rap-šu₂ mu-taq DINGIR-MEŠ u LUGAL US₂ KIu₂ tu₁₅U₁₈.⸢LU

o 44

DA E₂-MEŠ ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 MU-MEŠ u DA E₂ mURI₃-šu₂-d60 A ša₂ mARAD-e₂SAG lu₂x [...]

o 55

u DA mu-ṣu-u₂ ša₂ E₂-MEŠ MU-MEŠ u SAG.KI AN.TA tu₁₅MAR.TU DA SILA [...]

o 66

la a-ṣu-u₂ SAG.KI KI.TA tu₁₅KUR.RA DA SILA rap-šu₂ mu-taq DINGIR-MEŠ u LUGAL

o 77

ŠU.NIGIN US₂-MEŠ u SAG.KI-MEŠ mi-šiḫ-tu₄ E₂-MEŠ u ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ E₂-MEŠ

o 88

u ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ i-ṣi u ma-a-du ma-la ba-šu-u₂ gab-bi a-na 2 MA.NA

o 99

KU₃.BABBAR qa-lu-u₂ is-ta-tir-ra-nu ša₂ ma-lik*-sa-an-dar bab-ba-nu-u₂-tu₂

o 1010

a-na ŠAM₂ TIL-MEŠ a-na md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ md60-MU-GIŠ A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu

o 1111

A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ it-ta-din KU₃.BABBAR a₄ 2 MA.NA ŠAM₂

(o 11) Dumqi-Anu received from Anu-ah-ittannu those 2 mina of silver, the complete price of that house and undeveloped plot; he is paid. Should a claim concerning that house and undeveloped plot arise, Idat-Anu, Nidintu-Anu, and Anu-uballiṭ, whose other name is Syros, his sons, will clear it and will pay the 12-fold penalty to Anu-ah-ittannu in perpetuity.

o 1212

E₂-MEŠ u ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ TIL-MEŠ mdum-qi₂-d60 MU-MEŠ ina ŠU-MIN md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu

o 1313

ma-ḫir e-ṭir₃ u₄-mu pa-qa-ri a-na <<ana>> muḫ-ḫi E₂-MEŠ u ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ

o 1414

it-tab-šu-u₂ mi-dat-d60 mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 u md60-DINiṭ ša₂ MU-šu₂ 2-u₂ msu₂-u₂-ur-su

o 1515

DUMU-MEŠ-šu₂ u₂-mar-raq-u₂-ma 1en 12-TA.AM₃ a-na md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu a-na

o 1616

u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ i-nam-din-nu-u₂ pu-ut a-ḫa-miš a-na mur-ru-uq-⸢x-x

(o 16) That Dumqi-Anu, the seller, and Idat-Anu, Nidintu-Anu, and Anu-uballiṭ, (his) sons, bear mutual responsibility for the clearing of that undeveloped plot in perpetuity. The house and undeveloped plot belong to that Anu-ah-ittannu.

Reverse
r 1r 1

[ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ mdum-qi₂]-d60 lu₂<na>-din-na-an MU-MEŠ u mi-dat-d60

r 22

[mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 u md60-DINiṭ DUMU]-⸢MEŠ a-na md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂

r 33

[na-šu-u₂ E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a] ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu MU-MEŠ

(witnesses)
r 44

[šu-u₂ lu₂mu-kin₇ m... A ša₂ m...] A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MU A mkur-i

(r 4) Witness(es): [... son of ...] son of Anu-ah-iddin descendant of Kuri

r 55

[...] A ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 5) [...] son of Nanaya-iddin descendant of Hunzu

r 66

[x A ša₂ ...]-MU A ša₂ md60-DUMU-MUnu A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 6) [... son of ...]-iddin son of Anu-mar-ittannu descendant of Hunzu

r 77

[...] A ša₂ m[...]-x-d60 A ša₂ mša₂-d60--šu-u₂ A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 7) [...] son of [...]-Anu son of Ša-Anu-iššu descendant of Hunzu

r 88

[x] A ša₂ mdINANA-u₂-bal-liṭ-su A ša₂ mša₂-d60--šu-u₂ A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 8) [...] son of Ištar-uballissu son of Ša-Anu-iššu descendant of Hunzu

r 99

[x] A ša₂ md⸣60-BAša₂-an-ni A ša₂! mla-qip A mSIPA⸣-GU₄

(r 9) [...] son of Anu-qišanni son of Laqip descendant of Re'u-alpi

r 1010

[...]-nu A ša₂ msu-⸢mut-tu₄⸣-d60 A ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU A md30⸣-TI-ER₂

(r 10) [...]-nu son of Sumuttu-Anu son of Nanaya-iddin descendant of Sin-leqi-unninni

r 1111

[...]-URI₃-šu₂ MU-šu₂ 2-u₂ x-[...]-nu A ša₂ mURI₃-šu₂-d60 lu₂I₃.DU₈ NIG₂.GA d60

(r 11) [...]-uṣuršu, (whose) other name is [...]-nu son of Uṣuršu-Anu, gatekeeper of the property of Anu

(colophon)
r 1212

mina-qi₂-bit-d60 lu₂UMBISAG A ša₂ mdUTU-SUR A mE₂.KUR-za-kir UNUGki itiSIG₄!(SIG) U₄ 8-KAM₂

(r 12) Ina-qibit-Anu, scribe, son of Šamaš-eṭir descendant of Ekur-zakir. (Written in) Uruk. 8th day of Simanu, year 166, Alexander (being) king.

r 1313

MU 166-⸢KAM₂ [m]⸢a-lik⸣-sa-an-dar LUGAL

(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, 0807)
t.e. i 22

mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60

Column ii
t.e. ii 1t.e. ii 1

un-qa

(t.e. ii 1) Ring of Lišir

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0972)
t.e. ii 22

mliGIŠ

Column iii
t.e. iii 1t.e. iii 1

[un]-qa

(t.e. iii 1) Ring of Anu-ab-uṣur

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0028)
t.e. iii 22

md60-⸢AD-URI₃

Bottom
Column i
b.e. i 1b.e. i 1

un-qa

(b.e. i 1) Ring of [...]

Sealing destroyed
b.e. i 22

[...]

Column ii
b.e. ii 1b.e. ii 1

un-qa

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

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0897)
b.e. ii 22

[m]⸢NIG₂⸣.SUM.MU-d60

Column iii
b.e. iii 1b.e. iii 1

un-qa

(b.e. iii 1) Ring of Anu-ab-uṣur

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0155)
b.e. iii 22

md60-AD-URI₃

Left
Column i
l.e. i 1l.e. i 1

[un-qa]

(l.e. i 1) [Ring of] Nanaya-iddin

Sealing destroyed
l.e. i 22

mdna-na-⸢a⸣-MU

Column ii
l.e. ii 1l.e. ii 1

[un-qa]

(l.e. ii 1) [Ring of] Sumuttu-Anu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1098)
l.e. ii 22

msu-mut-tu₄-d60

Right
Column i
r.e. i 1r.e. i 1

un-qa mdum-qi₂-d60

(r.e. i 1) Ring of Dumqi-Anu, the seller of that (house and undeveloped plot)

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0657)
r.e. i 22

lu₂na-din⸣-na-an MU-MEŠ

Column ii
r.e. ii 1r.e. ii 1

un-qa

(r.e. ii 1) Ring of that Idat-Anu, the seller of that (house and undeveloped plot)

r.e. ii 22

mi-dat-d60

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0598)
r.e. ii 33

lu₂na-din-na-an-MEŠ MU-MEŠ 1

Column iii
r.e. iii 1r.e. iii 1

un-qa

(r.e. iii 1) Ring of Nidintu-Anu

r.e. iii 22

mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0715)
Column iv
r.e. iv 1r.e. iv 1

un-qa

(r.e. iv 1) Ring of Anu-uballiṭ

r.e. iv 22

md60-DINiṭ

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0177)

1This man actually appears as a guarantor in the body of text.