BiMes 24, 44 [slave dedication]

Obverse
o 1o 1

[mdi-i-di]-⸢mu⸣-su A ša₂ mdi-ip-pa-tu-su A ša₂ mx⸣-[...]

(o 1) Didymos, son of Diophantos, son of x, descendant of Ahʾutu, voluntarily has given Šelattī, daughter of [...], who reached age 44 years and Nahišat, her daughter who reached age 15 years, for the life of Arsaces, king, for his own life, for the life of the Urukeans, for the life of his people and his descendants, for the doing of the clay-work of the temple(s) of the gods of Uruk, for Anu and Antu and all the great gods of Uruk, in perpetuity.

o 22

[A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂]-tu ina ḫu-ud lib₃-bi-šu₂ fše-lat-ti-ʾi DUMU.MUNUS ša₂

o 33

[...] x lu₂ga-ba-lu₄-u₂-a ša₂ ta-tur-ru DUMU.MUNUS ša₂ 44

o 44

MU.AN.NA⸣-MEŠ u₃ fna-ḫi-šat DUMU.MUNUS-A.NI ša₂ ta-tur-ru DUMU.MUNUS ša₂

o 55

⸢15⸣ MU.AN.NA-MEŠ a-na muḫ-ḫi bul-ṭu ša₂ mar-sak-ʾu LUGAL

o 66

a⸣-na muḫ-ḫi bul-ṭu ša₂ NI₂-šu₂ a-na muḫ-ḫi bul-ṭu <ša₂ UNUGki-a-a> a-na

o 77

muḫ⸣-ḫi <bul-ṭu> ša₂ UN-MEŠ-šu₂ u A-MEŠ-šu₂ it-ta-din a-na DU₃ dul-⸢lu₄

o 88

[IM]-⸢ḪI⸣.A ša₂ E₂ DINGIR-MEŠ ša₂ UNUGki a-na d60 u an-tu₄ u DINGIR-MEŠ

o 99

[GAL]-⸢MEŠ gab-bi ša₂ UNUGki a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ ul i-šal-laṭ-ṭu-ma

(o 9) That Didymos has no power of disposition (concerning) the aforementioned Šelatti and Nahišat and [shall not give] in perpetuity that Šelatti or Nahišat for silver, as a gift, as a dowry-gift, for a business venture, for a pledge [...] his donation, except to the temple of the gods [...]. But if he has transferred (them) [or] will transfer (them), [he will guarantee] that there is no lawsuit or no [proceeding ...]

o 1010

[mdi]-⸢i⸣-di-mu-su MU-MEŠ fše-lat-ti u fna-⸢ḫi-šat MU⸣-MEŠ

o 1111

[a]-⸢na KU₃.BABBAR a-na ri-mu₁₂-u₂-tu₂ a-na nu-⸢dun⸣-[nu-u₂ a]-⸢na

o 1212

[DU₃]-⸢ ṣu-bu-u₂!-tu₂ a-na maš-kan-nu-u₂ [...]

o 1313

[...] a na-da-ni-šu₂ e-lat a-na E₂ DINGIR-[MEŠ ...]

o 1414

[a-na] u₄⸣-mu ṣa-a-⸢tu₂ u₃ ki-i it-⸢ta⸣-[din ...]

o 1515

[i]-⸢nam⸣-din ša₂ la di⸣-i-ni u la [...]

o 1616

[E₂] DINGIR-MEŠ ša₂ UNUGki f[...]

remainder broken
Reverse
rbeginning broken
r 1'1'

[...]

(r 1') [...] x x x [...]

r 2'2'

[...]-⸢KAM₂ x x [...]

probably one uninscribed line
r 3'3'

[...]

r 4'4'

[...]

(witnesses)
r 5'5'

mx-x-x-tu* A* ša₂* m*di*⸣-pa-tu-su [...] 1

(r 5') x son of Diophantos [...]

r 6'6'

md60-EN-šu₂-nu A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ⸣-MEŠ-MU A ša₂ mdna-⸢na-a-MU [...]

(r 6') Anu-belšunu, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, son of Nanaya-iddin [...]

r 7'7'

mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A ša₂ md60-NUMUN-MU A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60⸣ [...]

(r 7') Nidintu-Anu, son of Anu-zer-iddin, son of Nidintu-Anu [...]

r 8'8'

md60-AD-URI₃ A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MU A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 8') Anu-ab-uṣur, son of Nidintu-Anu, son of Anu-ah-iddin, descendant of Hunzu

r 9'9'

md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A ša₂ md60-ik-ṣur A mkur-⸢i

(r 9') Anu-ahhe-iddin, son of Nidintu-Anu, son of Anu-ikṣur, descendant of Kuri

r 10'10'

md60-ŠEŠ-LA₂ A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-LA₂ ša₂ pa-⸢šu₂-nu [...] 2

(r 10') Anu-ah-tuqqin, son of Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Anu-ah-tuqqin, who x [...]

r 11'11'

ma-ri-is-tu-uq-la-e A ša₂ man-dar-ni-⸢qu-su [...]

(r 11') Aristokles, son of Andronikos [...]

2 uninscribed lines
(colophon)
r 12'12'

md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU lu₂UMBISAG A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A md30⸣-[TI-ER₂ UNUGki]

(r 12') Anu-ahhe-iddin, scribe, son of Nidintu-Anu, descendant of Sin-leqi-unninni. Uruk.

r 13'13'

itiSIG U₄ 4-KAM₂ MU 115 mar-sak-ʾu LUGAL ša₂ [...]

(r 13') Simanu. 4th day. 115th year. Arsaces, king of [...]

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

un-qa

(t.e. i 1) Ring of Nikanor

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 00616:JJ)
t.e. i 22

mni-ka-nu-ur₂

Column ii
(signature)
t.e. ii 11

un-qa

(t.e. ii 1) Ring of Anu-belšunu

seal impression
t.e. ii 22

md60-EN-šu₂-nu

Column iii
(signature)
t.e. iii 11

un-[qa]

(t.e. iii 1) Ri[ng of ...]

seal impression
t.e. iii 22

[...]

Bottom
b.e.b.e.  (missing)
Left
Column i
(signature)
l.e. i 11

[un]-⸢qa

(l.e. i 1) Ring of Aristokles

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

[ma-ri-is-tu]-uq-ra-la-e

Column ii
(signature)
l.e. ii 11

un-qa

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

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1100:T)
l.e. ii 22

mNIG₂.SUM.⸢MU-d60⸣

Right
Column i
(signature)
r.e. i 11

[un-qa mdi-i-di-mu]-⸢su

(r.e. i 1) [Ring of Didym]os, seller

r.e. i 22

lu₂na-din-na

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1100:UU)
Column ii
(signature)
r.e. ii 11

[...]

(r.e. ii 1) [...] Šelat[ti ...]

r.e. ii 22

fše-⸢lat⸣-[ti ...]

1collation Doty NABU

2for reading of witness' name, Wallenfels NABU 2006 §8 and cf. Boiy NABU 2005 §55