VDI 1955/4, 6 [Sale of shares in butcher's prebend]

Obverse
o 1o 1

[ana] U₄ 2⸣-KAM₂ ana itiKIN MU 12-KAM₂ mse-lu-ku LUGAL md60-DIN-su-E DUMU ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 A md60-DIN-su-E A mŠU-d60

(o 1) [On] the 2nd day in Ululu, the 12th year (that) Seleucus (is) king, Anu-balassu-iqbi, son of Nidintu-Anu, son of Anu-balassu-iqbi, descendant of Gimil-Anu, will voluntarily sell the 17th day of his temple-buther's prebend before Anu, Antu, Ištar, Nanaya, Beltu-ša-Reš, and all of the gods of their temples of Uruk, [monthly] throughout the year, guqqānê offerings (and) eššeššāni offerings, in the price tablet and its copy, for 34 šekels of silver, [...] great, to Anu-zer-iddin, son of Nanaya-iddin, descendant of Ekur-zakir.

o 22

ina ḫu-ud lib₃-bi⸣-šu₂ U₄ ⸢17⸣-KAM₂ GIŠ.ŠUB.BA-šu₂ lu₂GIR₂.LA₂u₂-tu₂ IGI d60 an-tu₄ dINANA dna-na-a dGAŠAN-ša₂-SAG u DINGIR-MEŠ E₂-šu₂-nu gab-bi

o 33

ša₂ UNUG⸣[ki ...] kal MU.AN⸣.NA gu-uq⸣-qa-ne₂-e U₄.⸢EŠ₃.EŠ₃⸣-MEŠ ina imDUB GANBA u gab-ru-šu₂ a-na 1/2 MA.NA 4 GIN₂

o 44

KU₃.BABBAR [...] x x x x GAL a-na md60-NUMUN-MU DUMU ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU A mE₂.KUR-za-kir ina-an-[din]

o 55

KU₃.BABBAR 1/2⸣ [MA].⸢NA [4] GIN₂ ŠAM₂ U₄ 17-KAM₂ GIŠ.ŠUB.BA-šu₂ lu₂GIR₂⸣.[LA₂]⸢u₂-tu₂ MU-MEŠ md60-DIN-su-⸢E

(o 5) The silver, 1/2 mina,[4] šekels, (being) the price of the 17th day of that temple-butcher's prebend, Anu-balassu-iqbi, son [of Nidintu-Anu], received [from] Anu-zer-iddin, son of [Nanaya-iddin, descendant of] Ekur-zakir; [he is paid].

o 66

DUMU [ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 ina] ŠU-MIN md60-NUMUN-MU DUMU ša₂ md[na-na-a-MU A m]E₂.KUR-za-kir ma-⸢ḫir [e-ṭir₃]

o 77

u₄⸣-[mu pa-qa-ri a-na muḫ-ḫi GIŠ.ŠUB].⸢BA MU-MEŠ it⸣-[tab-šu-u₂ m]⸢d⸣60-DIN-su-E DUMU ša₂ mni⸣-[din-tu₄-d60]

(o 7) Should a claim concerning that prebend arise, Anu-balassu-iqbi, son of Nidintu-Anu, will clear it of claims and he will pay 12-fold to Anu-zer-iddin, son of Nanaya-iddin.

o 88

u₂⸣-[mar]-⸢raq⸣-[ma a-di 12-TA].⸢AM₃ a-na md60⸣-[NUMUN-MU DUMU ša₂ mdna-na]-⸢a-MU ina-an-[din]

o 99

x [... mse-lu]-ku LUGAL U₄ 17-KAM₂ GIŠ.ŠUB.⸢BA [lu₂GIR₂.LA₂u₂-]tu₂ MU⸣-[MEŠ ...]

(o 9) [... Seleu]cus (is) king, the 17th day of that [temple-butcher's] prebend [...] 1/2 mina (being) the price of the prebend [...] Anu-zer-iddin, son [of Nanaya-iddin].

o 1010

x [...] x 1/2 MA.NA GANBA GIŠ.ŠUB.[BA ...] md60-NUMUN-MU DUMU [ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU]

o 1111

x [...] x U₄ 17-KAM₂ GIŠ.ŠUB.BA lu₂GIR₂.LA₂u₂-⸣[tu₂ MU-MEŠ] ša₂ md60-NUMUN-MU DUMU [ša₂]

(o 11) [...] the 17th day of [that] temple-butcher's prebend belongs to Anu-zer-iddin, son of [Nanaya-iddin, ...] in perpetuity.

o 1212

md[na-na-a-MU ...] a-na u₄⸣-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ šu-u₂

remainder uninscribed
Reverse
rbeginning uninscribed
(witnesses)
r 11

lu₂mu-kin₇

(r 1) Witness:

r 22

mtat-tan-nu DUMU ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 A mE₂.KUR-za-kir

(r 2) Tattannu, son of Nidintu-Anu, descendant of Ekur-zakir.

r 33

md60-EN-šu₂-nu DUMU ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU A mE₂.KUR-za-kir

(r 3) Anu-belšunu, son of Nanaya-iddin, descendant of Ekur-zakir.

r 44

mša₂-d60--šu-u₂ u mki-din-d60 DUMU-MEŠ ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-GAL₂ši A mE₂.KUR-za-kir

(r 4) Ša-Anu-iššu and Kidin-Anu, sons of Anu-ah-ušabši, descendant of Ekur-zakir.

r 55

mina-qi₂-bit-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60-DINiṭ A mE₂.KUR-za-kir

(r 5) Ina-qibit-Anu, son of Anu-uballiṭ, descendant of Ekur-zakir.

r 66

mBAša₂-a DUMU ša₂ mdINANA-MU-MU A mE₂.KUR-za-kir

(r 6) Iqiša, son of Ištar-šum-iddin, descendant of Ekur-zakir.

r 77

mki-din-d60 DUMU ša₂ md60-DU-A A mE₂.KUR-za-kir

(r 7) Kidin-Anu, son of Anu-mukin-apli, descendant of Ekur-zakir.

r 88

mki-din-d60 u md60-DINiṭ DUMU-MEŠ ša₂ md60-AD-URI₃ A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR

(r 8) Kidin-Anu and Anu-uballiṭ, sons of Anu-ab-uṣur, descendant of Luštammar-Adad.

r 99

mNUMUN-ia DUMU ša₂ md60-GI! A mŠU-d60

(r 9) Zeriya, son of Anu-ušallim, descendant of Gimil-Anu.

r 1010

mana-GAL-ka-d60 DUMU ša₂ mki-din-d60 A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 10) Ana-rabutika, son of Kidin-Anu, descendant of Hunzu.

2 uninscribed lines
(colophon)
r 1111

mdINANA-MU-KAM₂ lu₂UMBISAG DUMU ša₂ mBAša₂-a A mE₂.KUR-za-kir UNUGki itiŠU U₄ 10-KAM₂ MU 12-KAM₂ mse-[lu-ku LUGAL]

(r 11) Ištar-šum-eriš, scribe, son of Iqiša, descendant of Ekur-zakir. Uruk. Duʾuzu. 10th day. 12th year. Seleucus (is) king.

Top
Column i
(signature)
t.e. i 11

na₄KIŠIB

(t.e. i 1) Seal of Anu-belšunu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 1100:A)
t.e. i 22

md60-EN-šu₂-nu

Column ii
(signature)
t.e. ii 11

na₄KIŠIB

(t.e. ii 1) Seal of Ina-qibit-Anu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0411)
t.e. ii 22

mina-qi₂-bit-d60

Column iii
(signature)
t.e. iii 11

na₄KIŠIB

(t.e. iii 1) Seal of Kidin-Anu

seal impression
t.e. iii 22

mki-din-d60

Column iv
(signature)
t.e. iv 11

na₄KIŠIB

(t.e. iv 1) Seal of Iqiša

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0916:A)
t.e. iv 22

mBAša₂-a

Bottom
Column i
(signature)
b.e. i 11

na₄KIŠIB

(b.e. i 1) Seal of Kidin-Anu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0616:B)
b.e. i 22

mki-din-d60

Column ii
(signature)
b.e. ii 11

na₄KIŠIB

(b.e. ii 1) Seal of Anu-uballiṭ

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0829:A)
b.e. ii 22

md60-DINiṭ

Column iii
(signature)
b.e. iii 11

na₄KIŠIB

(b.e. iii 1) Seal of Ana-rabutika-Anu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0616:A = AUWE 20, *16-04)
b.e. iii 22

mana-GAL-ka-d60

Column iv
(signature)
b.e. iv 11

na₄KIŠIB

(b.e. iv 1) Seal of Zeriya

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0833:A)
b.e. iv 22

mNUMUN-ia

Left
Column i
(signature)
l.e. i 11

na₄KIŠIB

(l.e. i 1) Seal of Tattannu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0270:A)
l.e. i 22

mtat-tan-nu

Column ii
(signature)
l.e. ii 11

na₄KIŠIB

(l.e. ii 1) Seal of Ša-Anu-iššu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0605:A = AUWE 20, *27-03)
l.e. ii 22

mša₂-d60--šu-u₂

Column iii
(signature)
l.e. iii 11

na₄KIŠIB

(l.e. iii 1) Seal of Kidin-Anu

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0180)
l.e. iii 22

mki-din-d60

Right
Column i
(signature)
r.e. i 11

na₄KIŠIB [md60-DIN-su]-⸢E

(r.e. i 1) Seal of Anu-balassu-iqbi, son of Nidintu-Anu, seller of that prebend

(impression of seal = AUWE 19, 0511:A)
r.e. i 22

DUMU ša₂ mni-din-tu₄-d60 lu₂na-din* GIŠ.ŠUB.BA MU-MEŠ 1

1collated from photo provided by FJoannès, 2008.