JANEH 2, 1-36 [Sale of undeveloped lot]

Obverse
o 1o 1

mde-ʾe-mu-uq-ra-ṭe-e u₃ mdi-ʾi-u₂-pa-an-tu-su A-MEŠ ša₂ mqe₂-ep-lu-u₂-ni A ša₂

(o 1) Demokrates and Diophantos, sons of Kephalon, son of Anu-balassu-iqbi, descendant of Ah-utu, of their own free will, have sold their undeveloped plot which is in the Lugalira temple district which is in Uruk for 4 shekels of refined silver, staters of Antiochus in good condition, as the full sale price, to Min-Nanaya, son of Idat-Nanaya, son of Mattana, in perpetuity: 22 cubits the long upper northern side adjacent to the plot of ... Raʾummuma, son of Idat-Nanaya; 22 cubits the lower long southern side adjacent to the plot of Demokrates and Diophantos, the sellers of the aforementioned plot, and adjacent to the access-way of that plot; 8 cubits the short upper western side adjacent to the narrow street, "the thoroughfare of the people"; 8 cubits the short lower eastern side adjacent to 3 cubits (of the) access-way of the plot of Raʾummuma, son of Idat-Nanaya: the total, 20 cubits (in) length, 8 cubits (in) width, is the measured area of that plot --- that plot, less or more, as much as there is, all of it.

o 22

md60-DIN-su-E A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu₂ ina ḫu-ud lib₃-bi-šu₂-nu ki-šub-ba-a-<<ša>>-šu₂-nu ša₂ ina KIti₃

o 33

E₂ dLUGAL.IR₉.RA ša₂ qe₂-reb UNUGki 22 KUŠ₃ US₂ ANu₂ tu₁₅SI.SA₂ DA

o 44

ki-šub-ba-a ša₂ kul-lu₄ mra-um-mu-ma-a A ša₂ mi-dat-⸢dna-na-a 22 KUŠ₃

o 55

US₂ KIu₂ tu₁₅U₁₈⸣.LU DA ki-šub-ba-a ša₂ mde-ʾe-mu-uq-ra-ṭe-e u₃

o 66

mdi-ʾi-u₂-pa-an-tu-su lu₂na-din-na-MEŠ ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ u DA mu-ṣu-u₂

o 77

ša₂ ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ 8 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI AN.⸢TA tu₁₅MAR.TU DA SILA SIG mu-taq UN-MEŠ

o 88

8 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI KI⸣.TA tu₁₅KUR.⸢RA DA 3 KUŠ₃ mu-ṣu-u₂ ša₂ ki⸣-šub-ba-a ša₂

o 99

mra-um-⸢mu⸣-ma-a A ša₂ mi-⸢dat⸣-dna-⸢na⸣-a ŠU.NIGIN 22 KUŠ₃ US₂ 8 KUŠ₃ SAG.KI

o 1010

mi-šiḫ-tu₄ ki-šub-⸢ba⸣-a MU-⸢MEŠ ki-šub⸣-ba-a MU-MEŠ i-ṣi u ma-a-du

o 1111

ma-la ba-šu-u₂ gab-bi a-na 4 GIN₂ KU₃.BABBAR qa-lu-u₂ is-⸢ta⸣-tir-ra-nu

o 1212

ša₂ man-ti-ʾi-u₂-⸢ku-su bab-ba⸣-nu-u₂-tu₂ a-na ŠAM₂ TIL-MEŠ a-na mmi-in-dna-na-a

o 1313

A ša₂ mi-dat-dna-na-a [A ša₂] mmat-tan-⸢na-a a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ it⸣-tan-nu-u₂

o 1414

KU₃.BABBAR a₄ 4 GIN₂ ŠAM₂ ki-šub-⸢ba-a MU-MEŠ TIL-MEŠ mde-ʾe-⸢mu-uq-ra-ṭe⸣-e

(o 14) Demokrates and Diophantos have received the silver, 4 shekels (being) the complete price of that plot, from Min-Nanaya; they are paid. When a claim is brought concerning that plot, Demokrates and Diophantos, the sellers of that plot, will clear (it) and pay the 12-fold (penalty) to Min-Nanaya in perpetuity. Demokrates and Diophantos, the sellers of that plot, mutually assume guaranty for the clearing of (legal claims against) that plot for Min-Nanaya in perpetuity. That plot (belongs to) Min-Nanaya, son of Idat-Nanaya, son of Mattana, in perpetuity.

o 1515

u mdi-⸢ʾi⸣-u₂-pa-an-tu-su ina ŠU-MIN mmi-in⸣-dna-⸢na-a maḫ⸣-ru-MEŠ e-ṭir₃-MEŠ

o 1616

u₄-mu pa-qa-ri a-⸢na UGUḫi ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ it⸣-tab-šu-u₂-ma

o 1717

mde-ʾe-mu-uq-⸢ra-ṭe⸣-e u mdi⸣-ʾi-⸢u₂⸣-pa-an-⸢tu⸣-su lu₂na-din-na-MEŠ

Reverse
r 1r 1

ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ u₂-mar-raq-MEŠ a-di 12-TA.AM₃ a-⸢na mmi-in-dna-⸢na⸣-[a]

r 22

a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ i-nam-din-MEŠ pu-u₂-ut a-ḫa-a-miš a-na mu-ru-qu ša₂ ki-šub-ba-a

r 33

MU-MEŠ mde-ʾe-mu-uq-ra-ṭe-e u mdi-ʾi-u₂-pa-an-tu-su lu₂na-din-na-MEŠ

r 44

ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ a-na mmi-in-dna-na-a a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ na-šu-u₂

r 55

ki-šub-ba-a MU-MEŠ ša₂ mmi-⸢in⸣-dna-na-a A ša₂ mi-dat-dna-na-a A ša₂

r 66

mmat-tan-na-a a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ šu-u₂

(witnesses)
r 77

lu₂mu-kin₇ md60-NUMUN-MU A ša₂ md⸢60-AD⸣-GUR A ša₂ md60-⸢NUMUN⸣-MU A mḫun-zu!-u₂

(r 7) Witness: Anu-zer-iddin, son of Anu-ab-utir, son of Anu-zer-iddin, descendant of Hunzu

r 88

md60-ŠEŠ-GAL₂ši A ša₂ md60-DIN-su-E A ša₂ md60-⸢DUMU-MUnu A mE₂.KUR-za-kir

(r 8) Anu-ah-ušabši, son of Anu-uballissu, son of Anu-mar-ittannu, descendant of Ekur-zakir

r 99

mBARA₂-d60 A ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-⸢MEŠ⸣-MU A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 9) Kidin-Anu, son of Nanaya-iddin, son of Anu-ahhe-iddin, descendant of Hunzu

r 1010

md60-NUMUN-GIŠ A ša₂ md60-ŠEŠ-MUnu A ša₂ mta-nit-tu₄⸣-d60 A mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu₂

(r 10) Anu-zer-lišir, son of Anu-ah-ittannu, son of Tanittu-Anu, descendant of Ah-utu

r 1111

md60-NUMUN-GIŠ A ša₂ mNIG₂.SUM.MU-d60 A ša₂ mina-qi₂-bit⸣-d60 A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 11) Anu-zer-lišir, son of Nidintu-Anu, son of Ina-qibit-Anu, descendant of Hunzu

r 1212

md60-DUMU-MUnu A ša₂ mdna-na-a-MU A ša₂ mBARA₂⸣-d60 A mḫun-zu-u₂

(r 12) Anu-mar-ittannu, son of Nanaya-iddin, son of Kidin-anu, descendant of Hunzu;

r 1313

md60-ŠEŠ-GAL₂ši A ša₂ mdUTU-SUR A ša₂ mina-qi₂-bit-d60 A mE₂.KUR-za-kir

(r 13) Anu-ah-ušabši, son of Šamaš-eṭir, son of Ina-qibit-Anu, descendant of Ekur-zakir

r 1414

msu-u₂-sa-an-dar A ša₂ mdi-ʾi-du-ur-su A ša₂ mis-si-ra-tu-u₂-nu

(r 14) Sosandros, son of Diodoros, son of Straton

(colophon)
r 1515

mina-qi₂-bit-d60 lu₂UMBISAG A ša₂ mNU-TEŠ₂ A mŠU-d60 UNUGki itiSIG-KAM₂

(r 15) Ina-qibit-Anu, the scribe, son of Labaši, descendant of Gimil-Anu. (Written in) Uruk. Simanu, day 4, year 149, Antiochus (being) king.

(date)
r 1616

U₄ 4-KAM₂ MU 149-KAM₂ man-ti-ʾi-i-ku-su LUGAL

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

un⸣-qa

(t.e. i 1) Seal: Sosandros

seal impression
t.e. i 22

msu-u₂-sa-an-dar

Column ii
(signature)
t.e. ii 11

un-qa

(t.e. ii 1) Seal: Kidin-Anu

seal impression
t.e. ii 22

mBARA₂-d60

Column iii
(signature)
t.e. iii 11

un-qa

(t.e. iii 1) Seal: Anu-zer-iddin

seal impression
t.e. iii 22

md60-NUMUN-MU

Bottom
Column i
(signature)
b.e. i 11

un-qa

(b.e. i 1) Seal: Anu-ah-ušabši

seal impression
b.e. i 22

md60-ŠEŠ-GAL₂ši

Column ii
(signature)
b.e. ii 11

un-qa

(b.e. ii 1) Seal: Anu-mar-ittannu

seal impression
b.e. ii 22

md60-DUMU-MUnu

Column iii
(signature)
b.e. iii 11

un-qa

(b.e. iii 1) Seal: Anu-zer-lišir

seal impression
b.e. iii 22

md60-NUMUN-⸢GIŠ

Left
Column i
(signature)
l.e. i 11

un-qa

(l.e. i 1) Seal: Anu-ah-ušabši

(l.e. i 1) Seal: Anu-zer-lišir

seal impression
l.e. i 22

md60-ŠEŠ-GAL₂ši

Column ii
(signature)
l.e. ii 11

un-qa

seal impression
l.e. ii 22

md60-NUMUN-GIŠ

Right
Column i
(signature)
r.e. i 11

un-qa

(r.e. i 1) Seal: Diophantos

seal impression
r.e. i 22

mdi-ʾi-u₂-pa-an-tu-su

Column ii
(signature)
r.e. ii 11

un-qa

(r.e. ii 1) Seal: Demokrates

seal impression
r.e. ii 22

mde-ʾe-mu-uq-ra-ṭe-e