TCL 13, 239 [Sale of undeveloped lot]

Obverse
o 1o 1

mdum-qi₂-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60-DINiṭ md60-DINiṭ u₃* m*tat*-tan*-nu* DUMU* ša₂* mdna-na-a-MU DUMU ša₂ 1

(o 1) Dumqi-Anu, son of Anu-uballiṭ (and) Anu-uballiṭ, and Tattanu, sons of Nanaya-iddin, son of Anu-uballiṭ, descendant of Hunzu, voluntarily (gave) two-thirds of an empty field (in the) quarter of the Ištar Gate, which is in Uruk, 19 1/3 cubits, the upper length on the north adjacent to the narrow street "Thoroughfare of the People"; 19 1/3 cubits (is) the length of the lower length on the south adjacent to the house of Kidin-Anu, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin; 8 1/2 cubits (is) the length of the upper front side on the west adjacent to the house of Dumqi-Anu and his wife, son of Anu-uballiṭ; 16 1/2 cubits (is) the lower front side on the east adjacent to the house of Kidin-Anu, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin. The total, 19 and one-third cubits on the long side and 16 1/2 cubits on the front side (is) the measurement of that empty field.

o 22

md60-DINiṭ DUMU ša₂ md60-DINiṭ A mḫun-zu-u₂ ina ḫu-ud lib₃-bi-šu₂-nu 2-ta ŠU-MIN ina ki-šub-ba-a

o 33

KIti₃ KA₂.GAL dINANA ša₂ qe₂-reb UNUGki 19 šal-šu₂ KUŠ₃ US₂ ANu₂ tu₁₅SI.SA₂ DA

o 44

SILA ŠU.MINnu mu-taq UN-MEŠ 19 šal-šu₂ <KUŠ₃> US₂ KIu₂ tu₁₅U₁₈⸣.LU DA E₂ mki-din-d60

o 55

DUMU ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU 8 1/2 KUŠ₃ US₂ <SAG>.KI AN.TA tu₁₅MAR.TU DA E₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 u DAM?⸣-šu₂

o 66

DUMU ša₂ md60-DINiṭ ⸢16⸣ 1/2 KUŠ₃ US₂ <SAG>.KI KI.TA tu₁₅KUR.RA DA E₂ mki-din-d60 DUMU ša₂

o 77

md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU ŠU.NIGIN 19 šal-šu₂ KUŠ₃ US₂ 16 1/2 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI meš-ḫat ki-šub⸣-ba-a

o 88

MU-MEŠ 2-ta ŠU-MIN ina ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ i-ṣi u ma-a-du ma-la ba-šu-u₂

(o 8) Two-thirds of that empty field, as little or as much as there is, they gave as a gift to Eṭirtu, their aunt(?), daughter of Anu-uballiṭ, wife of Kidin-Anu, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, descendant of Hunzu, in perpetuity.

o 99

gab-bi a-na lu₂SIPA[u₂-]tu₂ a-na fe-ṭir⸣-tu₄ NIN-šu₂-nu DUMU.MUNUS ša₂ md60-DINiṭ [DAM ša₂]

o 1010

mki-din-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU A mḫun-zu-u₂ a-⸢na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ it-ta-din-ʾu ku-⸢um

(o 10) In exchange for the gift of that two-thirds of an empty field, Dumqi-Anu, Anu-uballiṭ, and Tattannu received 5 shekels of silver, staters of Seleucus in good condition, from Eṭirtu, his aunt(?). They are paid.

o 1111

lu₂SIPA[u₂-]tu₂ ša₂ 2-ta ŠU-MIN ina ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ mdum-qi₂-d60 md60-DINiṭ u₃ <mtat-tan-nu>

o 1212

5 [GIN₂ KU₃.BABBAR is-ta-tir-ra-nu ša₂ mse-lu]-ku bab-ba-nu-u₂-⸢tu₂ ina ŠU-MIN fKAR-tu₄ NIN-šu₂-nu ma-ḫir-ʾu

o 1313

e-ṭir₃-ʾu [ul i-šal]-⸢laṭ-ma mdum-qi₂-d60 md60-DINiṭ u₃ mtat-⸢tan⸣-[nu] 2

(o 13) Dumqi-Anu, Anu-uballiṭ and Tattannu shall not have power of disposition over that two-thirds of an empty field, and will not give (it) for any reason to anyone except Eṭirtu, their aunt(?), daughter of Anu-uballiṭ. (But) if they transferred (it) or if they will transfer (it), or if they give it as an exchange, they will clear (it) and pay 12-fold to Eṭirtu, their aunt(?), in perpetuity.

o 1414

2-ta ŠU-MIN ina ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ a-na mim-ma gab-bi a-na man-am [ša₂-nam-ma]

o 1515

gab-bi e-lat fKAR-tu₄ NIN-šu₂-nu DUMU.MUNUS ša₂ md60-DINiṭ ul i-⸢nam⸣-[din-ʾu] 3

Reverse
r 16r 16

u ina-an-din-ʾu u ki-i id-din u ki-i it-tan-nu a-ki-i šu!-pal-lu-u₂ 4

r 1717

u₂-mar-raq-ma-ʾa a-di 12-TA.AM₃ a-na <<DIŠ-na>> fKAR-tu₄ NIN-šu₂-nu a-na u₄-mu

r 1818

ṣa-a-tu₂ ina-an-din-ʾu 2-ta ŠU-MIN ina ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ ša₂ fKAR-tu₄ DUMU.MUNUS ša₂

(r 18) Two-thirds of that empty field belongs to Eṭirtu, daughter of Abu-uballiṭ, wife of Kidin-Anu, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, son of Nanaya-iddin, descendant of Hunzu, in perpetuity.

r 1919

md60-DINiṭ DAM mki-din-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MEŠ-MU DUMU ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU A mḫun-zu-u

r 2020

a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ šu-u₂

r 2121

lu₂mu-kin₇

(r 21) Witnesses:

r 2222

mMU-A DUMU ša₂ md60-MU-GIŠ A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu md60-DINiṭ DUMU ša₂ mki-din-d60 A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR

(r 22) Iddin-apli, son of Anu-šum-lišir, descendant of Ahʾutu; Anu-uballiṭ, son of Kidin-Anu, descendant of Luštammar-Adad

r 2323

mdna-na-a-MU DUMU ša₂ md60-DUMU-MUnu A mḫun-zu-u₂ mki-din-d60 DUMU ša₂ mtat-tan-nu A

(r 23) Nanaya-iddin, son of Anu-mar-ittannu, descendant of Hunzu; Kidin-Anu, son of Tattannu, descendant of Hunzu label+ r 24 Nidintu-Anu, son of Anu-eriba; Anu-uballassu, son of Nanaya-iddin

r 2424

mḫun-zu-u₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60-SU md60-u₂-bal-laṭ-su DUMU ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU

r 2525

mni-din-tu₄-d60 DUMU ša₂ mki-tu-d60 A-⸢MEŠ mkur-i md60-DUMU-MUnu DUMU ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-dINANA

(r 25) Nidintu-Anu, son of Kittu-Anu, descendant of Kuri; Anu-mar-ittannu, son of Nidintu-Ištar, the interpreter scribe.

r 2626

lu₂se-pir

(colophon)
r 2727

mdum-qi₂-d60 lu₂UMBISAG DUMU ša₂ md60-DINiṭ A md30-TI-ER₂ UNUGki itiZIZ₂ U₄ 23-KAM₂

(r 27) Dumqi-Anu, the scribe, son of Anu-uballiṭ, descendant of Sin-leqi-unninni. Uruk. Šabaṭu, 23rd day, 79th year Seleucus (was) king.

r 2828

MU 79-KAM₂ mse-lu-ku LUGAL

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

un-[qa]

(t.e. i 1) Ring of Iddin-apli

(impression of seal impression)
t.e. i 22

mMU-A

Column ii
(signature)
t.e. ii 11

[un-qa]

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

seal impression destroyed
t.e. ii 22

md⸣60-[...]

Column iii
(signature)
t.e. iii 11

un-qa

(t.e. iii 1) Ring of [...]

seal impression destroyed
t.e. iii 22

[...]

Bottom
Column i
(signature)
b.e. i 11

un-qa

(b.e. i 1) Ring of Anu-uballassu

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

md60-u₂-bal-laṭ-su

Column ii
(signature)
b.e. ii 11

un-qa

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

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

mni-din-tu₄-d60

Left
Column i
(signature)
l.e. i 11

un-qa

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

seal impression
l.e. i 22

mki-din-d60

Column ii
(signature)
l.e. ii 11

un-qa

(l.e. ii 1) Ring of Nanaya-iddin

seal impression
l.e. ii 22

mdna-na-a-MU

Column iii
(signature)
l.e. iii 11

un-qa

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

seal impression
l.e. iii 22

mni-din-tu₄-d60

Right
Column i
(signature)
r.e. i 11

un-qa mdum-qi₂-d60

(r.e. i 1) Ring of Dumqi-Anu, seller of two-thirds of that undeveloped plot

seal impression
r.e. i 22

lu₂na-din-na-ʾa 2-ta ŠU-MIN ina ki-šub-ba MU-MEŠ

Column ii
(signature)
r.e. ii 11

un-qa md60-DINiṭ

(r.e. ii 1) Ring of Anu-uballiṭ

seal impression
Column iii
(signature)
r.e. iii 11

un-qa mtat-tan-nu

(r.e. iii 1) Ring of Tattannu

seal impression

1collations Joannes, published van der Spek, Land Ownership (1995)

2collations Joannes, published van der Spek, Land Ownership (1995)

3collations Joannes, published van der Spek, Land Ownership (1995)

4collations Joannes, published van der Spek, Land Ownership (1995)