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CTN 2 064

  • CDLI P224515
  • Collection no.: IM 056822
  • Excavation no.: ND 00231
  • Primary publication(s): CTN 2 064


  • Provenience: Nimrud (Kalhu) (Pleiades ID: 894019)
  • Archive: 012 - Governor’s Palace

Object Details

  • Object type: tablet
  • Material: clay
  • Script: Neo-Assyrian

Text Details

  • Language: Akkadian (Neo-Assyrian)
  • Genre: Legal Transaction
  • Subgenre: exchange document


  • Period: Neo-Assyrian

CTN 2 064 [exchange document] [via ATAE/CTN2]

o 1o 1

NA₄.⸢KIŠIB [x x x x x x x x]

(1) Seal [of Sîn-ēṭir], owner [of the land (.....)],

o 22

EN [x x x x x x x x x x]

cylinder seal impression with inscription
o 33

ŠEŠ-šú ša mEN-LAL-DINGIR-ma .GAR.⸢KUR [URU.kal-ḫi]

(3) brother of Bēl-tarṣi-iluma, governor [of Kalhu].

o 44

É 40 ANŠE A.ŠÀ.GA tal-pi- [0]

(4) An estate of 40 homers of ..... land, alongside the river-land(?), within(?) a vegetable-garden?, in the village of Būruqi (...) of the land of Halahhu, Sîn-ēṭir contracted and gave [to Muša]llim-Ištar in exchange for an estate of 30 homers of land (watered by) canal [(and x homers)] (watered by) buckets [..... next] to? the lot of Ṭāb-šār-[....]

o 55

šuk-lul-ut-tu ina ŠÀ ki-ri? ša ur-qi [0]

o 66

ina URU.bu-ru-qi [0?] ša KUR.ḫa-láḫ-[ḫi]

o 77

md30-KAR-ir ú-piš-ma

o 88

ina ŠÀ É ⸢30⸣ ANŠE A.ŠÀ É ši-⸢qi

o 99

[ù x x É] da-la-a-ni

o 1010

[a-na mmu]-⸢šal⸣-lim-dINNIN id-din

o 1111

[x x x] SUḪUR? pu-ri? ša mDÙG-IM-x+[x x]

o 1212

[x x x x x x x] x x x [x x]

o 1313

[x x x x x x x] x x [x x]

rest broken away
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Adapted from J.N. Postgate, The Governor’s Palace Archive (Cuneiform Texts from Nimrud 2), 1973, by Poppy Tushingham (2018-2020) for the Munich Open-access Cuneiform Corpus Initiative (MOCCI), which is funded by LMU Munich and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Historisches Seminar - Abteilung Alte Geschichte of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. The text was lemmatized by Mikko Luukko (2021). The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as