BiMes 24, 25 [Quitclaim concerning house and plot]

Obverse
o 1o 1

[mim-ma dib-bi] DI⸣.KU₅ u ra!-ga!-mu [ša₂ md60-DIN-su-E A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂]

(o 1) There will be no lawsuit, legal proceeding or claim of any kind on the part of Anu-balassu-iqbi, son of Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Anu-belšunu, son of Nikarchos, descendant of Ahʾutu, with regard to the 1/3 in the house and buiding plot, the part of Anu-zer-iddin, ... son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, son of Nikarchos, descendant of Ah'utu ...., which is in the district of the temple of Lugalira, which is within Uruk the upper long side on the north is adjacent to the street leading down to the Ištar channel; the lower long side on the south is adjacent to the narrow street leading down to the Ištar channel; the upper short side on the west is adjacent to the narrow street, the thoroughfare of the people; the lower short side on the east is adjacent to the house of Anu-ab-utir, son of Nikarchos, descendant of Ah'utu and is adjacent to the other houseparts; the total of the long sides and the short sides are the measured area of that house and its building plot, that house and its building plot, less or more, as much as there is, all of it --- against Anu-belšunu, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, son of Nikarchos, descendant of Ah'utu, in perpetuity. In view of the fact that that Anu-belšunu previously, during the month Ayaru of the year 148 SE, bought the 1/3 part in the finished house and its building plot from his brother Anu-zer-iddin in the name of that Anu-balassu-iqbi, sone of Anu-ah-ittannu, that Anu-balassu-iqbi, son of Anu-ah-ittannu has no power of disposition, and he did not give and will not give the 1/3 part in the house and its building plot for silver, as a gift, as a dowry, for disposal, for any reason to anyone else, except Anu-belšunu, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin. And if he has given or shall give, they will not stand by it and he shall make restitution. That Anu-balassu-iqbi shall give without legal proceedings and without contestation 1 mina of refined silver to that Anu-belšunu.

o 22

[m]d60-EN-šu₂-⸢nu DUMU ša₂ mni-⸢iq-ar-qu⸣-[su ana muḫ-ḫi šal-šu₂ ina E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a]

o 33

ḪA⸣.LA ša₂ md60-NUMUN-MU A [ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A ša₂ ...] A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu

o 44

ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU DUMU ša₂ m⸣[ni-iq-ar-qu-su ... ina E₂ u₃] ki-šub⸣-ba-a

o 55

ša₂ ina KIti₃ E₂ dLUGAL.IR₉.RA [ša₂ qe₂-reb UNUGki] US₂ ANu₂ tu₁₅SI.SA₂ DA SILA*

o 66

mu-rad ID₂-dINANA US₂ [KI]⸢u₂ tu₁₅U₁₈⸣.[LU] DA SILA [SIG] mu-rad ID₂-d⸣[INANA]

o 77

SAG.KI AN.TA tu₁₅MAR.TU DA SILA SIG [mu-taq] UN-MEŠ SAG.KI KI.TA tu₁₅⸣[KUR.RA]

o 88

DA E₂ md60-AD-GUR A ša₂ mni-⸢iq⸣-ar-⸢qu-su A mŠEŠ⸣-ʾu-⸢u₂⸣-tu u₃ DA

o 99

E₂-⸢MEŠ ša₂-nu-u₂-tu₂ ŠU.NIGIN US₂-MEŠ u SAG.KI-MEŠ mi-⸢šiḫ-tu₄ E₂* u₃* ki*-šub*-ba*-a*-šu₂* 1

o 1010

MU-MEŠ E₂ u ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ MU-MEŠ i-ṣi u ma-a-du ma-la ba-⸢šu-u₂ gab-⸢bi

o 1111

it-ti md60-EN-šu₂-nu A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A ša₂ mni-iq-ar-qu-su A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu

o 1212

a-na u₄-⸢mu ṣa-a-tu₂ ia-a-nu a-na tar⸣-ṣa ša₂! TA IGI-a-am ina itiGU₄ [U₄] ⸢6⸣-KAM₂

o 1313

ša₂ MU 148*-KAM₂ šal-šu₂ ina E₂ ep₂-šu₂ u₃ ki-šub-ba-a-šu₂ md60-EN-šu₂-⸢nu MU-MEŠ

o 1414

ina ŠU-MIN md60-NUMUN-MU ŠEŠ-šu₂ ina MU ša₂ md60-DIN-su-E MU-MEŠ A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-⸢MUnu

o 1515

a-na KU₃.BABBAR im-ḫur ul i-šal⸣-laṭ-ma md60-DIN-su-E MU-MEŠ A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu

o 1616

šal⸣-šu₂ ina E₂ u₃ ki-šub⸣-ba-a-⸢šu₂ MU-MEŠ a-na KU₃.BABBAR a-na ri-mut-tu₂! a-na

o 1717

[nu]-dun-nu-u₂ a-na e-peš AŠ₂ <<BAL-LA>> gab-bi a-na lu₂man-am

o 1818

[ša₂]-⸢nam⸣-ma gab-bi e-lat md60⸣-EN-šu₂-nu MU-MEŠ A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU

Reverse
r 1r 1

[ul id-din u₃ ul i-nam-din] ki⸣-i id-din u₃ ki-i it-ta-din

r 22

[ul GUB]⸢zu⸣-ma i-nam-din md60-DIN-su-E MU-MEŠ ša₂ la DI.KU₅

r 33

[u la ḫa]-⸢ra-ra 1 MA.NA KU₃.BABBAR qa-lu-u₂ a-na md60-EN-šu₂-nu MU-MEŠ

r 44

[šal]-šu₂ ḪA.LA ša₂ md60-NUMUN-MU MU-MEŠ ina E₂ ep₂-šu₂ u ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ

(r 4) The 1/3 part of this Anu-zer-iddin in that finished house and its building plot is (property of) Anu-belšunu, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, son of Nikarchos, descendant of Ah'utu, for ever.

r 55

[ša₂ m]d60-EN-šu₂-nu A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A ša₂ mni-iq-ar-qu-su A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu

r 66

a⸣-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ šu-u₂

(witnesses)
r 77

lu₂mu-kin₇ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A ša₂ mliGIŠ A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A mŠU-d60

(r 7) Witnesses: Anu-ahhe-iddin, son of Lišir, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, descendant of Gimil-Anu

r 88

mBARA₂-d60 A ša₂ md60-EN-šu₂-nu A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu

(r 8) Kidin-Anu, son of Anu-belšunu, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, descendant of Ah'utu

r 99

md60-EN-šu₂-nu A ša₂ mta-nit-tu₄-d60 A ša₂ mNU-TEŠ₂ A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu

(r 9) Anu-belšunu, son of Tanittu-Anu, son of Labaši, descendant of Ah'utu

r 1010

md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ mša₂-d60-⸢-šu-u₂ A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 10) Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Ša-Anu-iššu, son of Nidintu-Anu, descendant of Hunzu

r 1111

md60-DIN-su⸣-E A ša₂ mBARA₂-d60 A ša₂ md60-EN-šu₂-nu A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu

(r 11) Anu-balassu-iqbi, son of Kidin-Anu, son of Anu-belšunu, descendant of Ah'utu

r 1212

mNUMUN⸣-ia A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A ša₂ mNUMUN-ia A mŠU-⸢d60⸣

(r 12) Zeriya, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, son of Zeriya, descendant of Gimil-Anu

r 1313

md60-DIN-su⸣-E A ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 A ša₂ md60-EN-šu₂-nu A mlu--tam-⸢mar⸣-[dIŠKUR]

(r 13) Anu-balassu-iqbi, son of Dumqi-Anu, son of Anu-belšunu, descendant of Luštammar-Adad

r 1414

mdUTU-SUR A ša₂ md60-MUnu A ša₂ md60-GI A mlu--tam-⸢mar⸣-[dIŠKUR]

(r 14) Šamaš-eṭir, son of Anu-ittannu, son of Anu-ušallim, descendant of Luštammar-Adad

(colophon)
r 1515

mina-qi₂-bit-d60 lu₂UMBISAG A ša₂ mNU-TEŠ₂ A ša₂ mliGIŠ A mŠU⸣-[d60]

(r 15) Ina-qibit-Anu, the scribe, son of Labaši, son of Lišir, descendant of Gimil-Anu. (Written in) Uruk. Tašritu 6, year 155, when Demetrio[s was king].

(date)
r 1616

UNUGki iti!(UNUG.)DU₆ U₄ 6-KAM₂ MU 155-KAM₂ mde-e-me₂-⸢ṭi-ri⸣-[su LUGAL] 2

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

un⸣-qa

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

seal impression
t.e. i 22

[mBARA₂]-d60

Column ii
(signature)
t.e. ii 11

un-⸢qa

(t.e. ii 1) Ring of Anu-balassu-[iqbi]

seal impression
t.e. ii 22

md60-DIN-⸢su⸣-[E]

remainder of side broken
Bottom
b.e.b.e. beginning of side broken
Column i
(signature)
b.e. i' 11

[un]-⸢qa

(b.e. i' 1) [Ri]ng of Anu-ahhe-iddin

seal impression
b.e. i' 22

md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU

Left
Column i
(signature)
l.e. i 11

[un]-qa

(l.e. i 1) [Ri]ng of [Anu]-ah-ittannu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1053:B)
l.e. i 22

[md60]-⸢ŠEŠ⸣-MUnu

Column ii
(signature)
l.e. ii 11

un-qa

(l.e. ii 1) Ring of Anu-belšunu

seal impression
l.e. ii 22

md60-EN-šu₂-⸢nu

Right
r.e.r.e. perhaps one seal impression and inscription destroyed
Column i
(signature)
seal impression mostly broken
r.e. i' 11

[un-qa md60-DIN]-su-E MU-MEŠ

(r.e. i' 1) [Ring of] that [Anu-balas]su-iqbi, [son of Anu-ah-ittannu]

r.e. i' 22

[A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ]-MUnu

1collation M. Stolper, published Boiy, 2005, 108-109.

2year collated: Doty (1993-1994:114) read 145; Stolper (cited in Boiy RA 99 [2005] 109) read 148+. Photograph supports Stolper.