Babyloniaca 15, 07 [Sale of one-half of an undeveloped lot]

Obverse
o 1o 1

md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU u mdINANA-MU-KAM₂ A-MEŠ ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu₂

(o 1) Anu-ahhe-iddin and Ištar-šum-eriš sons of Nidintu-Anu son of Anu-ahhe-iddin descendant of Ahʾutu voluntarily sold in perptuity to Demetrios son of Archias, the attendant of Syros son of Kephalon son of Syros one-half (share) in an undeveloped plot in the quarter of the Šamaš gate that is in Uruk: the long upper northern side (is) adjacent to the undeveloped plot of Demetrios son of that Archias; the long lower southern side (is) adjacent to the house of Idat-Anu son of Ina-qibit-Nanaya who is said to be the son of Arad-AMA-ARHUŠ; the upper western width (is) adjacent to the dead-end access-way, the access-way of Hakidda son of Abuta and other people; the lower eastern width is adjacent to the narrow road (leading to) the bank of ...---the total of the lengths and widths, the measurement of the undeveloped plot---for 10 shekels of refined silver in high-quality staters of Demetrios.

o 22

ina ḫu-ud lib₃-bi-šu₂-nu mi-šil ina ki-šub-ba-a KIti₃ KA₂.GAL dUTU ša₂ qe₂-reb UNUGki US₂ ANu₂

o 33

tu₁₅SI.SA₂ DA ki-šub-ba-a ša₂ mde-e-meṭ-ri-su A ša₂ mar-ki-ʾi-a lu₂ma-ḫir-an-na

o 44

MU-MEŠ US₂ KIu₂ tu₁₅U₁₈.LU DA E₂ mi-dat-d60 A ša₂ fina-E-dna-na-a ša₂ Eu₂

o 55

A ša₂ mARAD-dAMA-ARḪUŠ SAG.KI AN.TA tu₁₅MAR.TU DA SILA la a-ṣu-u₂ mu-ṣu-u₂

o 66

ša₂ mḫa-kid-da-ʾa A ša₂ ma-bu-ta-ʾa u UN-MEŠ ša₂-nu-u₂-tu₂ SAG.KI KI.TA tu₁₅KUR.RA

o 77

DA SILA SIG mu-rad šap-pi ŠU.NIGIN US₂-MEŠ u SAG.KI-MEŠ mi-šiḫ-tu₄ ki-šub-ba-a

o 88

a-na 10 GIN₂ KU₃.BABBAR qa-lu-u₂ is-ta-tir-ra-nu ša₂ mde-e-meṭ-ri-su bab-ba-nu-u₂-tu₂

o 99

a-na ŠAM₂ TIL-MEŠ a-na mde-e-meṭ-ri-su A ša₂ mar-ki-ʾi-a lu₂pa-li-iḫ

o 1010

ša₂ msu₂-ur-su A ša₂ mqe₂-ep-lu-u₂-nu A ša₂ msu₂-ur-su a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ it-tan-nu-ʾu

o 1111

KU₃.BABBAR a₄ 10 GIN₂ ŠAM₂ mi-šil ina ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ TIL-MEŠ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU u

(o 11) Anu-ahhe-iddin and Ištar-šum-eriš, those sellers, received that 10 shekels of silver, the complete price of that undeveloped plot, from Demetrios; they are paid. When a claim should arise concerning the one-half (share) of that undeveloped plot, Anu-ahhe-iddin and Ištar-šum-eriš, those sellers, will clear it and they will pay the 12-fold penalty to Demetrios in perpetuity.

o 1212

mdINANA-MU-KAM₂ lu₂na-din-MEŠ MU-MEŠ ina ŠU-MIN mde-e-meṭ-ri-su maḫ-ru-MEŠ

o 1313

e-ṭir-MEŠ u₄-mu pa-qa-ri a-na UGUḫi mi-šil ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ it-tab-šu-u₂

o 1414

md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU u mdINANA-MU-KAM₂ lu₂na-din-na-MEŠ MU-MEŠ u₂-mar-raq-u₂-ma

o 1515

EN 12-TA-A₄ a-na mde-e-meṭ-ri-su MU-MEŠ a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ i-nam-din-nu-u₂

Reverse
r 1r 1

pu⸣-ut a-ḫa-miš a-na mur-ru-qu ša₂ mi-šil ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU u

(r 1) The aforementioned Anu-ahhe-iddin and Ištar-šum-eriš bear mutual responsibility for the clearing of that one-half (share in) that undeveloped plot in perpetuity. That one-half (share in) that undeveloped plot belongs to the aforementioned Demtrios in perpetuity.

r 22

mdINANA-MU-KAM₂ MU-MEŠ a-na mde-e-meṭ-ri-su MU-MEŠ a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ na-šu-u₂

r 33

mi-šil ina ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ mde-e-meṭ-ri-su MU-MEŠ a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ šu-u₂

(witnesses)
r 44

lu₂mu-kin₇ mina-qi₂-bit-d60 A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MU A ša₂ md60-ik-ṣur A mkur-i

(r 4) Witness(es): Ina-qibit-Anu son of Anu-ah-iddin son of Anu-ikṣur descendant of Kuri

r 55

mNU-TEŠ₂ A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ mNU-TEŠ₂ u mina-qi₂-bit-d60 u mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60

(r 5) Labaši son of Anu-ah-ittannu son of Labaši and Ina-qibit-Anu and Nidintu-Anu sons of Tanittu-Anu son of Anu-belšunu descendants of Ahʾutu

r 66

A-MEŠ ša₂ mta-nit-tu₄-d60 A ša₂ md60-EN-šu₂-nu A-MEŠ mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu₂ mBARA₂-d60

r 77

A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ mBARA₂-d60 u mi-dat-d60 A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A ša₂ mSUa

(r 7) Kidin-Anu son of Anu-ah-ittannu son of Kidin-Anu and Idat-Anu son of Nidintu-Anu son of Eriba descendants of Ekur-zakir; Šamaš-eṭir son of Anu-ittannu son of Anu-ušallim descendant of Luštammar-Adad

r 88

A-MEŠ mE₂.KUR-za-kir mdUTU-SUR A ša₂ md60-MUnu A ša₂ md60-GI A ša₂ mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR

r 99

md60-DUMU-MUnu A ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU A ša₂ mBARA₂-d60 A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 9) Anu-mar-ittannu son of Nanaya-iddin son of Kidin-Anu descendant of Hunzu

(colophon)
r 1010

mina-qi₂-bit-d60 lu₂UMBISAG A ša₂ mdUTU-SUR A mE₂.KUR-za-kir UNUGki itiDU₆

(r 10) Ina-qibit-Anu, the scribe, son of Šamaš-eṭir descendant of Ekur-zakir. (Written in) Uruk. 30th day of Tašritu, year 161 Demetrios (being) king

r 1111

U₄ 30-KAM MU 1-ME 61-KAM mde-e-meṭ-ri-su LUGAL

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

un-qa

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

seal
t.e. i 22

mBARA₂-d60

Column ii
t.e. ii 1t.e. ii 1

un-qa

(t.e. ii 1) Ring of Ina-qibit-Anu

seal
t.e. ii 22

mina-qi₂-bit-d60

Column iii
t.e. iii 1t.e. iii 1

un-qa

(t.e. iii 1) Ring of Ina-qibit-Anu

seal
t.e. iii 22

mina-qi₂-bit-d60

Bottom
Column i
b.e. i 1b.e. i 1

un-qa

(b.e. i 1) Anu-mar-iddin

seal
b.e. i 22

md60-DUMU-MU

Column ii
b.e. ii 1b.e. ii 1

un-qa

(b.e. ii 1) Ring of Šamaš-eṭir

seal
b.e. ii 22

mdUTU-SUR

Column iii
b.e. iii 1b.e. iii 1

un-qa

(b.e. iii 1) Ring of Labaši

seal
b.e. iii 22

mNU-TEŠ₂

Left
Column i
l.e. i 1l.e. i 1

un-qa

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

seal
l.e. i 22

mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60

Column ii
l.e. ii 1l.e. ii 1

un-qa

(l.e. ii 1) Idat-Anu

seal
l.e. ii 22

mi-dat-d60

Right
Column i
r.e. i 1r.e. i 1

un-qa md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU

(r.e. i 1) Ring of Anu-ahhe-iddin, that seller

seal
r.e. i 22

lu₂na-din-na-MEŠ MU-MEŠ

Column ii
r.e. ii 1r.e. ii 1

un-qa mdINANA-MU-KAM₂

(r.e. ii 1) Ring of Ištar-šum-eriš

seal