OECT 09, 27 [Sale of unbuilt land]

Obverse
o 1o 1

md60—AD-GUR DUMU ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-dINANA A mkur-i ina ḫu-ud lib₃-bi-šu₂ ki⸣-šub-ba-a NIG₂.GA d60 E₂ KIŠIB-šu₂ KIti₃

(o 1) Anu-ab-utir, son of Nidintu-Ištar, descendant of Kuri, voluntarily sold the empty field, the property of Anu, the bīt ritti of the city quarter of the Ištar Gate, which is within Uruk--the upper length to the north next to the house of the property of Anu, the bīt ritti of Ina-qibit-Anu, the lower length to the south next to the narrow street, "The Throughway of the People," the upper width to the west [next to] the house of the property of Anu, the bīt ritti of Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Anu-uballiṭ, the lower width [to the east] next to the narrow street, "The Throughway of the People," the total of the lengths and widths----measurements of [that] open field----that open field, as little and as much as there is, for 5 šekels of <refined> silver, high quality <staters> of Seleucus, as the complete price, to Dannat-Belti, son of Nanaya-iddin, descendant of [Luštam]mar-Adad, in perpetuity.

o 22

KA₂.GAL dINANA ša₂ qe₂-reb UNUGki US₂ ANu₂ tu₁₅SI.SA₂ DA E₂ NIG₂.GA d60 E₂ KIŠIB ša₂ mina-qi₂-bit⸣—d60

o 33

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

o 44

E₂ NIG₂⸣.[GA d60 E₂ KIŠIB] ša₂ md60—ŠEŠMUnu DUMU ša₂ md60—DINiṭ SAG.KI KI.⸢TA tu₁₅⸣[KUR.RA]

o 55

DA SILA qat₂-⸢nu mu⸣-[taq] UN-MEŠ ŠU⸣.NIGIN US₂-MEŠ u SAG.KI-MEŠ <meš>-ḫat ki-⸢šub-ba-a [MU-MEŠ]

o 66

[ki]-⸢šub-ba-a MU⸣-MEŠ i-ṣi u ma-a⸣-du ma-la ba-šu-u₂ gab-bi a-na 5 GIN₂ KU₃.BABBAR 1

o 77

ša₂ mse-⸢lu⸣-[ku] bab-ba-<nu>-⸢u₂-tu₂ a-na ŠAM₂ TIL-MEŠ a-na mBAD₄⸣-dGAŠAN DUMU ša₂

o 88

mdna⸣-[na-a]-⸢MU A [mlu--tam]-mardIŠKUR a-⸢na u₄-mu [ṣa-a]-tu₂ it-ta-din

o 99

[KU₃.BABBAR a₄] 5 GIN₂ ŠAM₂ ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ md60—AD-GUR ina ŠU-MIN mBAD₄-dGAŠAN

(o 9) [That silver], 5 šekels being the price of that empty field, Anu-ab-utir [received] from Dannat-Belti; he is paid.

o 1010

[ma-ḫir] e-ṭir₃ u₄-mu pa-qa-[ri ana muḫ]-⸢ḫi ki-šub-ba-⸢a MU-MEŠ it-tab-šu-u₂

(o 10) Should a claim concerning that empty field arise, [...] son of Nidintu-Ištar will clear it of claims and [will pay 12]-fold [to Dannat]-Belti, son of Nanaya-iddin, in perpetuity. label+ o 13 - o 14 That [empty field], the property of Anu, the bīt ritti belongs to Dannat-Belti, son of Nanaya-idddin, descendant of Luštammar-Adad, in perpetuity.

o 1111

md[...] x x [...]-MEŠ DUMU ša₂ [m]ni-din-tu₄-dINANA u₂-mar-raq-ma

o 1212

a-[di 12-TA].⸢AM₃ [a-na mBAD₄-d]⸢GAŠAN DUMU ša₂ mdna-na-aMU a-⸢na u₄⸣-mu

o 1313

ṣa-[a-tu₂ ina-an-din ki-šub-ba-a] MU⸣-MEŠ NIG₂.GA d60 E₂ KIŠIB ša₂ mBAD₄-dGAŠAN

o 1414

DUMU ša₂ m⸣[dna-na-aMU A m]⸢lu-⸣-tam-mardIŠKUR a-na u₄-mu ṣa-⸢a⸣-tu₂ šu-u₂

remainder uninscribed, about 5 lines
Reverse
(witnesses)
r 11

lu₂mu-kin₇

(r 1) Witnesses:

r 22

md60—EN-šu₂-nu DUMU ša₂ mta-nit-tu₄d60 A mŠEŠ-ʾu-⸢u₂-tu

(r 2) Anu-belšunu, son of Tanittu-Anu, descendant of Ahʾutu

r 33

mba-la-⸢ṭu DUMU ša₂ md60—ŠEŠMUnu A mlu--tam-mar-⸢dIŠKUR

(r 3) Balaṭu, son of Anu-ah-ittannu, descendant of Luštammar-Adad

r 44

mliGIŠ DUMU ša₂ md60—ŠEŠ-MEŠMU A mŠUd60

(r 4) Lišir, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, descendant of Gimil-Anu

r 55

mdUTU—⸢MUnu DUMU ša₂ md60—ADURI₃ A mlu--tam-mardIŠKUR

(r 5) Šamaš-ittannu, son of Anu-ab-uṣur, descendant of Luštammar-Adad

r 66

mana-GAL-⸢d⸣60 DUMU ša₂ md60—⸢EN⸣-šu₂-nu A mkur-i

(r 6) Anu-rabut-Anu, son of Anu-belšunu, descendant of Kuri

r 77

mni-din-⸢tu₄-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60—DINiṭ A md30—TIER₂

(r 7) Nidintu-Anu, son of Anu-uballiṭ, descendant of Sin-leqi-unninni

r 88

md60—ADURI₃ DUMU [ša₂] mni-din-tu₄⸣—d60 A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 8) Anu-ab-uṣur, son [of] Nidintu-Anu, descendant of Hunzu

r 99

md60—u₂-⸢bal⸣-liṭ-su DUMU ša₂ mdna-na⸣-a-MU A mkur-i

(r 9) Anu-uballissu, son of Nanaya-iddin, descendant of Kuri

r 1010

md60—ŠEŠMUnu DUMU ša₂ mni-⸢din⸣-[tu₄d60 A ...] x [x] DUMU ša₂ md60—NUMUNMU! A mḫun-zu-u

(r 10) Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Nidin[tu-Anu, descendant of ... ...] son of Anu-zer-iddin, descendant of Hunzu.

r 1111

md60—ŠEŠ-⸢MEŠ-MU [...] x-x⸣-dMAŠ lu₂se-pir

(r 11) Anu-ahhe-iddin, [...]-Ninurta, interpreter scribe.

4 lines uninscribed
(colophon)
r 1212

mdum?-qi₂?⸣-[d60? lu₂UMBISAG ... A md30-TI]-⸢ER₂ UNUGki itiDIRI.ŠE

(r 12) Dumqi-[Anu, scribe, ... descendant of Sin-leqi]-unninni. Uruk. Interšalary Addaru. 20th day. 82nd year. Seleucus (was) king.

r 1313

U₄ 20-⸢KAM₂ MU 82-[x]-⸢KAM₂ mse-lu-ku LUGAL

Top
Column i
(signature)
t.e. i 11

[un-qa]

(t.e. i 1) [Ring of] Balaṭu

seal impression
t.e. i 22

mba-la-ṭu

Column ii
(signature)
t.e. ii 11

[un]-qa

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

seal impression
t.e. ii 22

md60—ŠEŠ-MEŠMU

Column iii
(signature)
t.e. iii 11

un-qa

(t.e. iii 1) Ring of Lišir

seal impression
t.e. iii 22

mliGIŠ

Column iv
(signature)
t.e. iv 11

un-qa

(t.e. iv 1) Ring of Anu-ah-ittannu

seal impression
t.e. iv 22

md60—ŠEŠMUnu

Bottom
Column i
(signature)
b.e. i 11

[un-qa]

(b.e. i 1) [Ring of] Anu-ab-uṣur

seal impression
b.e. i 22

md60—⸢AD⸣-URI₃

Column ii
(signature)
b.e. ii 11

un-qa

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

seal impression
b.e. ii 22

mana-GALd60

Column iii
(signature)
b.e. iii 11

un-qa

(b.e. iii 1) Ring of Anu-uballissu

seal impression
b.e. iii 22

md60-u₂-bal-liṭ-su

Left
Column i
(signature)
l.e. i 11

un-qa

(l.e. i 1) Ring of Anu-belšunu

seal impression
l.e. i 22

md60—EN-šu₂-nu

Column ii
(signature)
l.e. ii 11

un-qa

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

seal impression
l.e. ii 22

mni-din-⸢tu₄⸣—d60

Column iii
(signature)
l.e. iii 11

un-qa

(l.e. iii 1) Ring of [Šamaš]-ittannu

seal impression
l.e. iii 22

m[dUTU]-⸢MUnu

Right
Column i
(signature)
r.e. i 11

un-qa md60—AD-GUR lu₂na-din-na

(r.e. i 1) Ring of Anu-ab-utir, seller of that open field

seal impression
r.e. i 22

ki-šub-ba MU-MEŠ

1Scribe appears to have omitted qalû istatirrānu.