VDI 1955/4, 3 [Sale of developed property]

Obverse
o 1o 1

ma-ti⸣-e-ni-u₂-nu ma-ti-e-nu-u₂-pi-lu-su ma-ti-e-nu-u₂-du-ur-su u

(o 1) Athenion, Athenophilos, Athenodoros and Kephalon, sons of Anu-uballiṭ, son of Anu-zēr-iddin who is said to be the son of Rihat-Anu who was (a member) of the kiništu of the temple of Uruk, voluntarily sold in perpetuity a developed bīt ritti, a house and its passageway, and a house with a second story. Their bīt ritti is in the Irigal district, in the space betwetween the gardens that are in Uruk --- that bīt ritti as little or as much as there is, [the entirety] of that bīt ritti [--- for 1 mina 10 shekel] of refined silver in staters of Demetrios for the complete price for tenured property to Anu-ab-uṣur son of Anu-bēlšunu son of Nikarchos descendant of Ahʾutu: the long upper northern side adjacent to the bīt ritti of Anu-šum-līšir son of Anu-ah-ittannu; the long lower southern side adjacent to bīt ritti of Anu-zēr-iddin son of Anu-uballiṭ who is said to be (of?) the cella (?); [the short upper west]ern side adjacent to the gardens of the Irigal; the short lower eastern side [adjacent to ... ] of that bīt ritti: the total of the long and short measurements of that bīt ritti.

o 22

mqe₂-ep-lu-u₂-nu A-MEŠ ša₂ md60-DINiṭ A ša₂ md60-NUMUN-MU ša₂ Eu₂ A ša₂ mri-ḫat-d60 ša₂ TA

o 33

lu₂ki-niš-tu₄ ša₂ E₂ DINGIR-MEŠ ša₂ UNUGki ina ḫu-ud lib₃-bi-šu₂-nu E₂ ŠU-MINta e-pu--tu₄

o 44

E₂ dul-ba-ni-MEŠ-šu₂ u E₂ rug-bu-MEŠ-šu₂ E₂ rit-ti-šu₂-nu ina e₂IRI₁₂.GAL ina bi-rit gišKIRI₆-MEŠ

o 55

ša₂ qe₂-reb UNUGki US₂ ANu₂ tu₁₅SI.SA₂ DA E₂ ŠU-MINta E₂ rit-ti ša₂ md60-MU-GIŠ

o 66

A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu US₂ KIu₂ tu₁₅⸣[U₁₈.LU DA E₂ ŠU-MIN]ta E₂ rit-ti ša₂ md60-NUMUN-MU

o 77

A ša₂ md60-DINiṭ ša₂ Eu₂ pa-pa-⸢ḫi [... SAG.KI AN.TA tu₁₅MAR].⸢TU DA gišKIRI₆ ša₂ IRI₁₂.GAL

o 88

SAG.KI KI.TA tu₁₅KUR.⸢RA [DA ...] ša₂ E₂ ŠU-MINta

o 99

MU-MEŠ ŠU.NIGIN US₂-MEŠ u SAG⸣.[KI meš-ḫat E₂ ŠU-MINta MU]-⸢MEŠ E₂ ŠU-MINta

o 1010

MU-MEŠ i-ṣi u ma-a-du ma-la ba⸣-[šu-u₂ gab-bi ana 1 MA.NA 10 GIN₂ KU₃.BABBAR] qa-lu-u₂

o 1111

is-ta-tir-ra-nu ša₂ mde-meṭ-⸢ri⸣-[su ...] ŠAM₂* TIL-MEŠ 1

o 1212

a-na E₂ rit-ti-u₂-tu₂ a-na md⸣[60-AD-URI₃ A ša₂ md60-EN]-⸢šu₂⸣-nu A mni-iq-ar-qu-su

o 1313

A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ [it]-⸢ta-din⸣-ʾu* KU₃.BABBAR a₄ 1 MA.NA 10 GIN₂

(o 13) The aforementioned Athenion, Athenophilos, Athenodoros and Kephalon received that 1 mina 10 shekel silver, the price of that complete bīt ritti from Anu-ab-uṣur; they are paid. Should there arise a claim against that bīt ritti, the brothers Athenion, Athenophilos, Athenodoros and Kephalon will clear it and will pay the 12-fold penalty in perpetuity. The aforementioned Athenion and his brothers bear mutual responsibility in perpetuity for the guarantee of that bīt ritti to Anu-ab-uṣur son of Anu-bēlšunu. That bīt ritti belongs to Anu-ab-uṣur son of Anu-bēlšunu son of Nikarchos descendant of Ahʾutu in perpetuity.

o 1414

ŠAM₂ E₂ ŠU-MINta MU-MEŠ TIL-MEŠ ma-ti-e-ni-u₂-nu ma-ti-e-nu-pi-lu-su

o 1515

ma-ti-e-nu-du-ur-su u mqe₂-ep-lu-u₂-nu MU-MEŠ ina ŠU-MIN md60-AD-URI₃

o 1616

maḫ-ru-MEŠ e-ṭir₃-MEŠ u₄-mu pa-qa-ri a-na muḫ-ḫi E₂ ŠU-MINta MU-MEŠ

Reverse
r 1r 1

it-⸢tab-šu⸣-u₂ ma-ti-e-ni-u₂-nu ma-ti-e-nu-pi-⸢lu-su [ma-ti-e-nu-du-ur-su]

r 22

u mqe₂-ep-lu-u₂-nu ŠEŠ-MEŠ u₂-mar-raq-u₂-ma a-di 12-TA.AM₃ a-na m⸣[d60-AD-URI₃]

r 33

a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ i-nam-din-nu-⸢u₂ pu-ut a-ḫa-miš a-na mur-ru-qu ša₂ E₂ ŠU-MINta [MU-MEŠ]

r 44

ma-ti-e-ni-u₂-nu u lu₂ŠEŠ-MEŠ-šu₂ MU-MEŠ a-na md60-AD-URI₃ A [ša₂ md60-EN-šu₂-nu a-na]

r 55

u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ na-šu-u₂ E₂ ŠU-MINta MU-MEŠ E₂ rit-ti ša₂ md60⸣-AD-[URI₃]

r 66

A ša₂ md60-EN-šu₂-nu A ša₂ mni-iq-ar-qu-su A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ šu-u₂

(witnesses)
r 77

lu₂mu-kin₇ mša₂-d60--šu-u₂ A ša₂ mki-din-d60 A ša₂ mša₂-d60--šu-u₂ u mki-din

(r 7) Witness(es): Ša-Anu-iššu son of Kidin-Anu son of Ša-Anu-iššu and Kidin son of Anu-ah-ittannu son of Nidintu-Anu, descendants of Ekur-zākir

r 88

A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A-MEŠ mE₂.KUR-za-kir md60-DINiṭ A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MU

(r 8) Anu-uballiṭ son of Anu-ah-iddin son of Nidintu-Anu descendant of Ahʾutu; Tattannu son of Dumqi-Anu son of Tattannu

r 99

A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu mtat-tan-nu A ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 A ša₂ mtat-tan-nu

r 1010

md60-AD-URI₃ A ša₂ md60-NUMUN-MU A ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU u md60-AD-URI₃ A ša₂* mi-dat-d60 2

(r 10) Anu-ab-uṣur son of Anu-zēr-iddin son of Nanaya-iddin and Anu-ab-uṣur son of Idat-Anu son of Dumqi-Anu, the gatekeeper of the property of Anu; Nanaya-iddin son of Ša-Anu-iššu son of Nanaya-iddin descendant of Ebabbar-šum-ibni

r 1111

A ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 A-MEŠ mḫun-zu-u₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 A ša₂ mARAD-e₂SAG

r 1212

A ša₂ mdum-qi₂-d60 lu₂I₃.DU₈ NIG₂.GA d60 mdna-na-a-MU A ša₂ mša₂-d60--šu-u₂

r 1313

A ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU A mE₂-BABBAR-MU-DU₃

(colophon)
r 1414

mina-qi₂-bit-d60 lu₂UMBISAG A ša₂ mdUTU-SUR A mE₂.KUR-za-kir UNUGki itiZIZ₂

(r 14) Ina-qibīt-Anu, scribe, son of Šamaš-ēṭir descendant of Ekur-zākir. (Written in) Uruk. Šabaṭu 20 year 159, Demetrios (being) king

(date)
r 1515

U₄ 20-KAM₂ MU 159-KAM₂ mde-meṭ-ri-su LUGAL

Top
Column i
(signature)
t.e. i 11

un-qa

(t.e. i 1) Ring of Nanaya-iddin

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0152:F)
t.e. i 22

mdna-na-a-MU

Column ii
(signature)
t.e. ii 11

un-qa

(t.e. ii 1) Ring of Anu-ab-uṣur

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0237:E)
t.e. ii 22

md60-AD-URI₃

Column iii
(signature)
t.e. iii 11

un⸣-qa

(t.e. iii 1) Ring of Anu-uballiṭ

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0755:N)
t.e. iii 22

md60-[DINiṭ]

Bottom
Column i
(signature)
b.e. i 11

un-qa

(b.e. i 1) Ring of Ša-Anu-iššu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0188:B)
b.e. i 22

mša₂-d60--šu-u*

Column ii
(signature)
b.e. ii 11

un-qa

(b.e. ii 1) Ring of Tattannu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0869)
b.e. ii 22

mtat-tan-nu

Column iii
(signature)
b.e. iii 11

un-qa

(b.e. iii 1) Ring of Kidin

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0755:O)
b.e. iii 22

mki-din

Left
Column i
(signature)
l.e. i 11

un-qa

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

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0657)
l.e. i 22

mdum-qi₂-d60

Column ii
(signature)
l.e. ii 11

un-qa

(l.e. ii 1) Ring of Anu-ab-uṣur

sealing mostly broken
l.e. ii 22

md60-AD-URI₃

Right
Column i
(signature)
r.e. i 11

un-qa

(r.e. i 1) Ring of Athenion, seller of that bīt ritti

r.e. i 22

ma-ti-e-ni-u₂-nu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1100:O)
r.e. i 33

lu₂na-din-na-MEŠ 3

Column ii
(signature)
r.e. ii 11

un-qa

(r.e. ii 1) Ring of Athenophilos

r.e. ii 22

ma-ti-e-nu-pi-lu-su

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0114:G)
Column iii
(signature)
r.e. iii 11

un-qa

(r.e. iii 1) Ring of Athenodoros

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0696:T)
r.e. iii 22

ma-ti-e-nu-du-ur-su

r.e. iii 33

E₂ ŠU-MINta

Column iv
(signature)
r.e. iv 11

un⸣-[qa]

(r.e. iv 1) Ring of Kephalon

r.e. iv 22

mqe₂-ep-⸢lu-u₂⸣-[nu]

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0096:G)
r.e. iv 33

MU-MEŠ

1line collated LEP. trace of AN part of SZAM2 preserved.

2line collated LEP. sza2 before {m}i-dat-{d}60 clear on tablet, missing from copy.

3line 3 extends beyond the name in column 2