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SAA 05 081

  • CDLI P337151
  • Collection no.: AO 04506
  • Primary publication(s): TCL 9 68


  • Provenience: Khorsabad (Dur-Šarrukin) (Pleiades ID: 874458)
  • Archive: 099 - Miscellaneous

Object Details

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

Text Details

  • Language: Akkadian (Neo-Assyrian)
  • Genre: Administrative Letter
  • Sender: Aššur-zeru-ibni
  • Location: Northeastern Assyria
  • Recipient: Nergal-eṭir


  • Period: Neo-Assyrian
  • Reign: Sargon II (721–705 BC)
  • Dated: no

SAA 05 081. A Case Against the Governor (TCL 9 68)

(No transliteration available)

Adapted from Giovanni B. Lanfranchi and Simo Parpola, The Correspondence of Sargon II, Part II: Letters from the Northern and Northeastern Provinces (State Archives of Assyria, 5), 1990. Lemmatised by Mikko Luukko, 2009-11, as part of the AHRC-funded research project “Mechanisms of Communication in an Ancient Empire: The Correspondence between the King of Assyria and his Magnates in the 8th Century BC” (AH/F016581/1; University College London) directed by Karen Radner. The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as