SAA 14 029. Kiṣir-Aššur Buys a Woman (*636-XI-3) (ADD 0207)

&P335154 = SAA 14 029
#project: saao/saa14
#atf: lang na
#key: file=SAA14/LEGAL2A-NA.saa
#key: musno=K 00309A
#key: cdli=ADD 0207
#key: date=636~-xi-03
@obverse
1.	{NA4}KISZIB {1}EN--PAB-MESZ-szu
#lem: kunukku[seal]N; Bel-ahhešu[1]PN$

2.	DUMU {1}{d}UTU--AD-u-a {LU2~v}GIGIR--GIR3.2
#lem: mār[son]N; Šamaš-abuʾa[1]PN; +šušānu[horse-trainer]N$sūsān&+ša-šēpi[(kingʾs) personal guard]N$

3.	EN MI2 SUM-ni
#lem: bēl[owner]N; sinništu[woman]N$issi; tadāni[giving]'N

$ (seal impression)
4.	{MI2}arba-il3--szar2-rat GEME2-szu2
#lem: Arbail-šarrat[1]PN$; amtīšu[maid]N

5.	sza {1}EN--PAB-MESZ-szu2 up-pisz-ma
#lem: ša[of]DET; Bel-ahhešu[1]PN; uppišma[contract]V

6.	{1}ki-s,ir--asz-szur {LU2~v}GAL--ki-s,ir qur-ZAG
#lem: Kiṣir-Aššur[1]PN; rabû[big one]N$rab&kiṣru[knot]N$kiṣir; ša-qurbūti[(royal) confidant]N

7. sza A--MAN ina SZA3-bi 01 1/2 MA.NA KUG.UD
#lem: ša[of]DET; māru[son]N$mār&šarru[king]N$šarri; ina[in+=for]PRP; libbi[interior]N; n; n; manê[a unit of weight]N; ṣarpi[silver]N

8.	TA@v IGI {1}EN--PAB-MESZ-szu2 il-qi
#lem: issu[from+=from]PRP; pān[front]N; Bel-ahhešu[1]PN; ilqi[purchase]V

9.	MI2 szu-a-tu2 up-pu-szat
#lem: sinništu[woman]N$issi; šuātu[that]'DP; epšu[made//contracted]AJ$uppušat

10.	zar-pat laq-qi-at kas-pu
#lem: zarpat[purchased]AJ; laqqiat[acquired]AJ; kaspu[money]N

11.	gam-mur ta-a*-din tu-a-ru
#lem: gammur[completed]AJ; tadnu[given//paid]AJ$tadin; tuāru[revocation]'N

12.	DUG4.DUG4 la-asz2-szu2
#lem: +dabābu[speak//litigation]N'V$; laššu[(there) is not]V

13.	ina ma-te-me lu-u {1}EN--PAB-MESZ-szu2
#lem: ina[in+=whenever]PRP; matēme[ever]AV; lū[may]MOD; Bel-ahhešu[1]PN

14.	lu-u DUMU-MESZ-szu2 DUMU--DUMU-MESZ-szu2
#lem: lū[may]MOD; marʾēšu[son]N; māru[son]N$mār&māru[son]N$marʾēšu

15.	sza de-e-nu da-ba-bu
#lem: ša[that]REL; dēnu[lawsuit]N; dabābu[litigation]'N

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16.	TA@v {1}ki-s,ir--asz-szur
#lem: issi[with]PRP; Kiṣir-Aššur[1]PN

17.	DUMU-MESZ-szu2 ub-ta-u-ni
#lem: marʾēšu[son]N; ubtaʾʾūni[seek]V

18.	kas-pu ana 10-MESZ-te a-na EN-szu2
#lem: kaspu[money]N; ana[to+=tenfold]PRP; ešrāte[tenfold]AV; ana[to]PRP; bēlīšu[owner]N

@reverse
1.	u2-tar ina de-ni-szu2 DUG4.DUG4-ma
#lem: utâr[return]V; ina[in]PRP; dēnīšu[lawsuit]N; idabbubma[contest]V

2.	la i-laq-qi
#lem: lā[not]MOD; ilaqqi[succeed]V

3.	IGI {1}a-ta--su-ri A.BA
#lem: šību[witness]N; Atta-suri[1]PN$; ṭupšarru[scribe]N

4.	IGI {1}{d}UTU--SIPA-u-a GAR-nu
#lem: šību[witness]N; Šamaš-reʾuʾa[1]PN$; šaknu[appointee//prefect]N$

5.	IGI {1}suk-a.a GAR-nu
#lem: šību[witness]N; Sukkaya[1]PN$; šaknu[appointee//prefect]N$

6.	IGI {1}am-ma-a A.BA ar2-ma-a
#lem: šību[witness]N; Amma[1]PN; ṭupšarru[scribe]N; Armaya[Aramean]EN$

7.	IGI {1}{d}PA--A--ASZ A.BA {MI2}E2.GAL
#lem: šību[witness]N; Nabu-aplu-iddina[1]PN; ṭupšarru[scribe]N; sinništu[woman]N$issi&ēkallu[palace]N$ēkalli

8.	IGI {1}qur-di--{d}IM {LU2~v}GIGIR
#lem: šību[witness]N; Qurdi-Adad[1]PN; sūsānu[horse groom]N

9.	IGI {1}DI-mu--PAB-MESZ* :
#lem: šību[witness]N; Šulmu-ahhe[1]PN

10.	IGI {1}NU--PAB-MESZ :
#lem: šību[witness]N; Ṣalam-ahhe[1]PN$

11.	IGI {1}ku-sa-a.a :
#lem: šību[witness]N; Kusayu[1]PN$Kusaya

12.	IGI {1}EN--MAN--PAB :
#lem: šību[witness]N; Bel-šarru-uṣur[1]PN$

13.	IGI {1}asz-szur--MU--GIN :
#lem: šību[witness]N; Aššur-šumu-kaʾʾin[1]PN

14.	IGI {1}SUHUSZ--E2.KUR-ri :
#lem: šību[witness]N; Ubru-ekurri[1]PN$

15.	IGI {1}MU--GIN {LU2~v}GIGIR--GIR3.2
#lem: šību[witness]N; Šumu-ken[1]PN$; šušānu[horse-trainer]N$sūsān&ša-šēpi[(kingʾs) personal guard]N

16.	IGI {1}EN-KASKAL--MAN--PAB :
#lem: šību[witness]N; Bel-Harran-šarru-uṣur[1]PN

17.	IGI {1}arba-il3-a.a :
#lem: šību[witness]N; Arbailayu[1]PN$Arbailaya

18.	IGI {1}ha-am-ba-qu :
#lem: šību[witness]N; Hambaqu[1]PN$

19.	IGI {1}man-nu--ki--arba-il3 :
#lem: šību[witness]N; Mannu-ki-Arbail[1]PN

@right
20. {ITI}ZIZ2 UD 03-KAM2\t
#lem: Šabaṭi[Shebat]MN; ūm[day]N; n

21.	lim-mu {1}30--MAN--PAB
#lem: limmu[eponym (of year)]N; Sin-šarru-uṣur[1]PN

22.	<${LU2}EN$>.NAM hi-in-dan
#lem: pāhutu[governor]N; Hindanu[1]GN$Hindan

23.	IGI {1}ki-s,ir--{d}PA A.BA
#lem: šību[witness]N; Kiṣir-Nabu[1]PN$; ṭupšarru[scribe]N

@edge
1.	%arc dnt )rblsr
#lem: u; u

### aramaic caption

@translation labeled en project
@(1) Seal of Bel-ahhešu, son of Šamaš-abu'a, horse trainer of the
    personal guard, owner of the woman being sold.

$ (seal impression)
@(4) Arbail-šarrat, maid of Bel-ahhešu —

@(6) Kiṣir-Aššur, cohort commander of the bodyguard
    of the crown prince, has contracted and bought her for 1 1/2 minas of silver
    from Bel-ahhešu.

@(9) That woman is contracted, purchased and acquired. The money is paid
    completely. Any revocation, lawsuit, or litigation is void.

@(13) At any time, be it Bel-ahhešu or his sons or his grandsons, who
    seeks a lawsuit or litigation against Kiṣir-Aššur and his sons,

@(18) he shall return the money tenfold to its owner. He shall
    contest in his lawsuit and not succeed.

@(r 3) Witness Attâ-suri, scribe.

@(r 4) Witness Šamaš-re'û'a, prefect.

@(r 5) Witness Sukki-Aya, prefect.

@(r 6) Witness Ammâ, Aramean scribe.

@(r 7) Witness Nabû-aplu-iddina, scribe of the queen.

@(r 8) Witness Qurdi-Adad, horse trainer.

@(r 9) Witness Šulmu-ahhe, ditto.

@(r 10) Witness Ṣalmu-ahhe, ditto.

@(r 11) Witness Kusayu, ditto.

@(r 12) Witness Bel-šarru-uṣur, ditto.

@(r 13) Witness Aššur-šumu-ka''in, ditto.

@(r 14) Witness Ubru-Ekurri, ditto.

@(r 15) Witness Šumu-ukin, horse trainer of the personal guard.

@(r 16) Witness Bel-Harran-šarru-uṣur, ditto.

@(r 17) Witness Arbailayu, ditto.

@(r 18) Witness Hambaqu, ditto.

@(r 19) Witness Mannu-ki-Arbail, ditto.

@(r 20) Month Shebat (XI), 3rd day, eponym year of Sin-šarru-uṣur,
    [gove]rnor of Hindan.

@(r 23) Witness Kiṣir-Nabû, scribe.

@(e. 1) (Aramaic caption:) Deed of Arbail-šarrat.



Adapted from Raija Mattila, Legal Transactions of the Royal Court of Nineveh, Part II: Assurbanipal Through Sin-šarru-iškun (State Archives of Assyria, 14), 2002. Lemmatised by Melanie Groß, 2010–2011, as part of the FWF-funded research project "Royal Institutional Households in First Millennium BC Mesopotamia" (S 10802-G18) directed by Heather D. Baker at the University of Vienna. The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as http://oracc.org/saao/P335154/.