BiMes 24, 13 [Sale of undeveloped plot of land]

Obverse
o 1o 1

md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu ša₂ MU-šu₂ ša₂-nu-u₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 DUMU ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR

(o 1) Anu-ah-ittannu, whose other name is Dumqi-Anu, son of Dumqi-Anu descendant of Luštammar-Adad voluntarily sold in perpetuity to Labaši son of Rihat-Anu son of Labaši, the builder, an undeveloped plot, property of Anu, that is in the Ištar-gate quarter in Uruk: the long northern upper side (is) adjacent to the house of Nidintu-Anu son of Illut-Anu the fisherman and adjacent to the secondary measurement of that undeveloped plot; the long southern lower side (is) adjacent to the house of Labaši, the buyer of that undeveloped plot, son of Rihat-Anu, the builder; the upper western width (is) adjacent to the house of Rihat-Anu son of Anu-ah-ittannu, the leatherworker; the lower eastern width (is) adjacent to the narrow road (leading to) the bank of the Ištar canal---a second measurement of that undeveloped plot: the long upper northern side (is) adjacent to the narrow road "the Thoroughfare of the People"; the long lower southern side (is) adjacent to that undeveloped plot; the upper western width (is) adjacent to the house of Nidintu-Anu son of Illut-Anu, the fisherman; the lower eastern width (is) adjacent to the house of Rihat-Anu son of Anu-ah-ittannu, the leatherworker. Total of the two measurements of that undeveloped plot---as little or as much as there is, all of it---for 1/3 mina of refined, high-quality silver staters of Antiochus, as the complete price. Anu-ah-ittannu received from Labaši that 1/3 mina (as) the complete price of that undeveloped plot; he is paid.

o 22

ina ḫu-ud lib₃-bi-šu₂ ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ NIG₂.GA d60 ša₂ ina KIti₃ KA₂.GAL dINANA ša₂ qe₂-reb

o 33

UNUGki US₂ ANu₂ tu₁₅SI.SA₂ DA E₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 DUMU ša₂ mil-lut-d60

o 44

lu₂ŠU.ḪA u DA meš-ḫat ša₂-ni-tu₄ ša₂ ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ US₂ KIu₂ tu₁₅U₁₈.LU

o 55

DA E₂ mNU-TEŠ₂ lu₂ma-ḫi-ra-nu ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ A ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 lu₂ŠIDIM

o 66

SAG.KI AN.TA tu₁₅MAR.TU DA E₂ mri-ḫat-d60 A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu lu₂AŠGAB

o 77

SAG.KI KI.TA tu₁₅KUR.RA DA SILA qat₂-nu mu-rad ID₂-dINANA meš-ḫat 2-tu₄

o 88

ša₂ ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ US₂ ANu₂ tu₁₅SI.SA₂ DA SILA qat₂-nu mu-taq-qa UN-MEŠ

o 99

US₂ KIu₂ tu₁₅U₁₈.LU DA ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ SAG.KI AN.TA tu₁₅MAR.TU

o 1010

DA E₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 A ša₂ mil-lut-d60 lu₂ŠU.ḪA SAG.KI KI.TA tu₁₅KUR.RA

o 1111

DA E₂ mri-ḫat-d60 A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu lu₂AŠGAB PAP 2-ta meš-ḫat ša₂ ki-šub-ba-a

o 1212

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

o 1313

a-na 1/3 MA.NA KU₃.BABBAR qa-lu-u₂ is-ta-tir-ra-nu ša₂ man-ti-ʾi-i-ku-su

o 1414

bab-ba-nu-u₂-tu₂ a-na ŠAM₂ TIL-MEŠ a-na mNU-TEŠ₂ A ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 A ša₂ mNU-TEŠ₂

o 1515

lu₂ŠIDIM a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ it-ta-din KU₃.BABBAR a₄ 1/3 MA.NA ŠAM₂ ki-šub-ba-a

o 1616

MU-MEŠ TIL-MEŠ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu ina ŠU-MIN mNU-TEŠ₂ maḫ-ru e-ṭir₃ u₄-mu pa-qa-ri

(o 16) Should a claim arise concerning that undeveloped plot, Anu-belšunu son of Anu-mar-ittannu son of Anu-belšunu descendant of Ahʾutu with clear it and he will pay the 12-fold penalty to Labaši in perpetuity. Anu-ah-ittannu, the seller, and Anu-belšunu the son of Anu-mar-ittannu, the guarantor, bear mutual responsibility toward Labaši son of Rihat-Anu in perpetuity. That undeveloped plot belongs to Labaši son of Rihat-Anu son of Labaši, the builder, in perpetuity.

Reverse
r 1r 1

ana muḫ-ḫi ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ it-tab⸣-šu-u₂ md60-EN-šu₂-nu A ša₂ md60-DUMU-MUnu A ša₂ md60-EN-⸢šu₂-nu

r 22

A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu u₂-mar-raq-ma a-di 12-TA.AM₃ a-na mNU-TEŠ₂ a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ ina-an-din

r 33

pu-u₂-ut a-ḫa-a-miš a-na mu-ru-qu ša₂ ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu

r 44

lu₂na-din-na u md60-EN-šu₂-nu A ša₂ md60-DUMU-MUnu lu₂mu-mar-raq-qa-an-nu a-na mNU-TEŠ₂ A ša₂

r 55

mri-ḫat-d60 a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ na-šu-u₂ ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ ša₂ mla-ba-ši A ša₂

r 66

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

(witnesses)
r 77

lu₂mu-kin₇ mNU-TEŠ₂ A ša₂ md60-EN-šu₂-nu A ša₂ mni-iq-ar-qu-ra-su A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu

(r 7) Witness(es): Labaši son of Anu-belšunu son of Nikarchos descendant of Ahʾutu

r 88

mu₂-bar A ša₂ mKAR-d60 A ša₂ mu₂-bar A mkur-i md60-DINiṭ A ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 A ša₂

(r 8) Ubar son of Mušezib-Anu son of Ubar descendant of Kuri; Anu-uballiṭ son of Nidintu-Anu son of Ina-qibit-Anu descendant of Hunzu

r 99

mina-qi₂-bit-d60 A mḫun-zu-u₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MU u md60-NUMUN-MU A-MEŠ ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU

(r 9) Anu-ah-iddin and Anu-zer-iddin sons of Nanaya-iddin son of Anu-mar-ittannu descendants of Hunzu; Rihat-Anu son of Kidin-Anu son of Nidintu-Anu descendant of Gimil-Anu

r 1010

A ša₂ md60-DUMU-MUnu A-MEŠ mḫun-zu-u₂ mri-ḫat-d60 A ša₂ mki-din-d60 A ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 A mŠU-d60

r 1111

mla-ba-ši A ša₂ md60-DINiṭ A ša₂ mki-din-d60 A mḫun-zu-u₂ mana-GAL-d60

(r 11) Labaši son of Anu-uballiṭ son of Kidin-Anu descendant of Hunzu; Ana-rabut-Anu son of Sumuttu-Anu son of Kittu-Anu descendant of Kuri

r 1212

A ša₂ msu-mut-tu₄-d60 A ša₂ mki-tu-d60 A mkur-i

2 uninscribed lines
(colophon)
r 1313

md60-EN-šu₂-nu lu₂UMBISAG A ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 A md30-TI-ER₂ UNUGki itiŠE U₄ 10-KAM₂

(r 13) Anu-belšunu, scribe, son of Nidintu-Anu descendant of Sin-leqi-unninni. (Written in) Uruk. 10th day of Addaru. Year 137. Seleucus (being) king.

(date)
r 1414

MU 137-KAM₂ man-ti-ʾi-i-ku-su u man-ti-ʾi-i-ku-su A-šu₂ LUGAL-MEŠ

(sealings)
Top
Column i
(signature)
t.e. i 11

un-qa

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

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0259:A)
t.e. i 22

mri-ḫat-d60

Column ii
(signature)
t.e. ii 11

un-qa

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

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0605:E)
t.e. ii 22

md60-NUMUN-MU

Column iii
(signature)
t.e. iii 11

un-qa

(t.e. iii 1) Ring of Labaši

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0444:I)
t.e. iii 22

mNU-TEŠ₂

Bottom
Column i
(signature)
b.e. i 11

un-qa

(b.e. i 1) Ring of Ubar

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0211:A)
b.e. i 22

mu₂-bar

Column ii
(signature)
b.e. ii 11

un-qa

(b.e. ii 1) Ring of Labaši

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0444:H)
b.e. ii 22

mla-ba-ši

Column iii
(signature)
b.e. iii 11

un-qa

(b.e. iii 1) Ring of Anu-uballiṭ

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0125:E)
b.e. iii 22

md60-⸢DINiṭ

Left
Column i
(signature)
l.e. i 11

un-qa

(l.e. i 1) Ring of Anu-ah-iddin

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0237:C)
l.e. i 22

md60-ŠEŠ-MU

Column ii
(signature)
l.e. ii 11

un-qa

(l.e. ii 1) Ring of Ana-rabut-Anu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0283:A)
l.e. ii 22

mana-GAL-d60

Right
Column i
(signature)
r.e. i 11

un-qa md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu

(r.e. i 1) Ring of Anu-ah-ittannu, seller of that undeveloped plot

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0057:B)
r.e. i 22

lu₂na-din-na ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ

Column ii
(signature)
r.e. ii 11

un-qa md60-EN-šu₂-nu

(r.e. ii 1) Ring of Anu-belšunu, guarantor

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0714:A)
r.e. ii 22

lu₂mu-mar-raq-qa-an-nu