BiMes 24, 23 [Sale of house]

Obverse
o 1o 1

md60-AD-URI₃ A ša₂ mARAD-e₂re- A ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 lu₂I₃.DU₈ ina ḫu-ud lib₃-bi-šu₂ E₂ ep₂-šu₂

(o 1) Anu-ab-uṣur son of Arad-Reš son of Dumqi-Anu, the gatekeeper, voluntarily sold a house in good repair, property of Anu, with intact door frame ,a roofed house, the door and locks installed, which is in the [Ištar Gate] that is in Uruk: the upper northern length next to the foundation of the property of Anu, whose foundation [is exposed]; the lower southern length next to the narrow street "Thoroughfare of the People"; the upper western width next to [...] the gatekeeper; the lower eastern widtht next to the wide street "Thoroughfare of the Gods and the King". The total of the lengths and widths of the measurements of that house---that house, as much and as little as there is, all of it---for 1/3 mina of refined silver, high quality staters of Seleucus, for the complete price, to Anthiochus son of Timokrates son of Anu-balassu-iqbi descendant of Ahʾutu [in perpetuity ...].

o 22

NIG₂.GA d60 sip-pi rak-su E₂ ru-gu-bu gišIG gišsik-kat kun-nu ša₂ ina KIti₃ KA₂.GAL [...]

o 33

ša₂ qe₂-reb UNUGki US₂ ANu₂ tu₁₅SI.SA₂ DA te-me-en NIG₂.GA d60 ša₂ kun-nu x IGImar [...]

o 44

US₂ KIu₂ tu₁₅U₁₈⸣.LU DA SILA qat₂-nu mu-taq-qa UN-MEŠ SAG.⸢KI AN.TA [tu₁₅MAR.TU]

o 55

DA x [...]-⸢x-x lu₂I₃⸣.DU₈ SAG.KI KI.TA tu₁₅KUR⸣.[RA]

o 66

[DA SILA rap-šu₂ mu-taq] DINGIR-MEŠ u LUGAL ŠU*.NIGIN* US₂* u* SAG*.KI* mi*-šiḫ*-tu₄* E₂ MU*⸣-[MEŠ]

o 77

[i-ṣi u ma-a-du ma]-⸢la ba⸣-šu-⸢u₂ gab-bi a-na 1/3 MA.NA KU₃.⸢BABBAR [qa-lu-u₂]

o 88

[is-ta-tir-ra-nu ša₂ m]se-lu-⸢ku bab⸣-[ba]-⸢nu⸣-u₂-tu₂ a-na ŠAM₂ TIL⸣-[MEŠ]

o 99

[a-na man-ti-ʾi-i-ku-su A ša₂ m]⸢ṭim⸣-gi-ra-[te-e A ša₂ m]d60-DIN-su-E A mŠEŠ-⸢ʾu⸣-[u₂-tu]

o 1010

[...] E₂ MU-MEŠ x x [...]

(o 10) [...] that house [...] the gatekeepers, bear [responsibility ...] in perpetuity.

remainder broken
Reverse
r 1'r 1'

lu₂I₃.DU₈-MEŠ [... a]-⸢na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₄ na-šu-u₂

r 2'2'

E₂ MU-MEŠ ša₂ man⸣-[ti-ʾi-i]-⸢ku-su A ša₂ mṭim-gi-ra-te-e A <ša₂> md60-DIN-su-E

(r 2') That house belongs to Anthiochus son of Timokrates son of Anu-balassu-iqbi descendant of Ahʾutu, in perpetuity.

r 3'3'

A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu a-⸢na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ šu-u₂

(witnesses)
r 4'4'

lu₂mu-kin₇

(r 4') Witness:

r 5'5'

mina-⸢qi₂-bit⸣-d60 A ša₂ m⸣[d]⸢60-AD⸣-URI₃ A ša₂ md60-DUMU-MUnu A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 5') Ina-qibit-Anu son of Anu-ab-uṣur son of Anu-mar-ittannu descendant of Hunzu

r 6'6'

md60-ik-ṣur A ša₂ mNUMUN-⸢ia A ša₂ md60-ik-ṣur A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR

(r 6') Anu-ikṣur son of Zeriya son of Anu-ikṣur descendant of Luštammar-Adad

r 7'7'

mdna-na-⸢a⸣-MU A ša₂ mša₂-d60--šu-u₂ A ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU A mE₂-⸢BABBAR-MU⸣-DU₃

(r 7') Nanaya-iddin son of Ša-Anu-iššu son of Nanaya-iddin descendant of Ebabbar-šum-ibni

r 8'8'

mil-lut⸣-d60 A ša₂ md60-DINiṭ A ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU lu₂UNUGki-a-a

(r 8') Illut-Anu son of Anu-uballiṭ son of Nanaya-iddin, an Urukean.

r 9'9'

mARAD-dMAŠ A ša₂ md60-DUMU-MUnu A ša₂ mni-din-⸢tu₄-dINANA lu₂se-pir NIG₂.⸢GA d60⸣

(r 9') Arad-Ninurta son of Anu-mar-ittannu son of Nidintu-Ištar, interpreter scribe of the property of Anu.

r 10'10'

mki-din-d60 A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A ša₂ mki-din-d60 lu₂se-pir NIG₂.⸢GA [d60]

(r 10') Kidin-Anu son of Anu-ahhe-iddin son of Kidin-Anu, interpreter scribe of the property of Anu.

r 11'11'

mARAD-dMAŠ A ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 A ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-dINANA lu₂se-pir NIG₂.GA d⸢60⸣

(r 11') Arad-Ninurta son of Nidintu-Anu son of Nidintu-Ištar, intepreter scribe of the property of Anu.

r 12'12'

mtat-tan-nu A ša₂ mURI₃-šu₂-d60 A ša₂ mla-ba-ši lu₂I₃.DU₈

(r 12') Tattannu son of Uṣuršu-Anu son of Labaši, gatekeeper.

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(colophon)
r 13'13'

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

(r 13') Anu-belšunu, scribe, son of Nidintu-Anu, descendant of Sin-leqi-unninni. Uruk. Addaru. 16th day. 133rd year. Seleucus (being) king.

r 14'14'

U₄ 16-KAM₂ MU 133-KAM₂ mse-lu-ku LUGAL

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

un-qa

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

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0329)
t.e. i 22

mki-din-d60

Column ii
t.e. ii 1t.e. ii 1

un-qa

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

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

mARAD⸣-dMAŠ

Column iii
t.e. iii 1t.e. iii 1

un-qa

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

(impression of seal impression broken)
t.e. iii 22

mARAD-dMAŠ 1

Bottom
b.e.b.e. beginning of side broken
Column i
b.e. i' 1b.e. i 1

[un-qa]

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

(impression of seal impression broken)
b.e. i' 22

m[...] 2

Column ii
b.e. ii' 1b.e. ii 1

[un-qa]

(b.e. ii' 1) [Ring of] Anu-ikṣur

(impression of seal impression broken)
b.e. ii' 22

md60-ik-ṣur 3

Left
Column i
l.e. i 1l.e. i 1

un-qa

(l.e. i 1) Ring of Ina-[qibit-Anu]

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0991 = AUWE 20, *32-04)
l.e. i 22

[m]⸢ina⸣-[qi₂-bit-d60]

Column ii
l.e. ii 1l.e. ii 1

un-qa

(l.e. ii 1) Ring of Tattannu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1003)
l.e. ii 22

mtat-tan-nu

Right
Column i
r.e. i 1r.e. i 1

un⸣-[qa x]

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

(impression of seal impression broken)
r.e. i 22

[...] 4

Column ii
r.e. ii 1r.e. ii 1

un-qa mdum-qi₂⸣-d60

(r.e. ii 1) Ring of Dumqi-Anu [...]

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1010)
r.e. ii 22

[...]

1corresponding seal impression on duplicate = AUWE 19, 332

2corresponding seal in this position in duplicate = AUWE 19, 322: Nanaya-iddin; first seal of this edge on duplicate = AUWE 19, 25: Illut-Anu

33rd seal on corresponding edge of duplicate

4duplicate has seal of Anu-ab-uṣur, AUWE 19, 566