YOS 20, 092 [Sale of shares in food allowances]

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o 1o 1

[md60]-AD-URI₃ A ša₂ m[dUTU-MUnu ...] x x [... ina] ḫu-ud lib₃-[bi-šu₂]

(o 1) Anu-ab-uṣur, son of Šamaš-ittannu, [...] voluntarily sold one-third of all of his shares of the ration, which are 20 kur of barley, 12 kur of dates, and 1/2 mina of wool, in the property of Anu, in the temple of the gods of Uruk, and in the writings of the archive building, which pertains to Šamaš-ittannu, his father, for 15 shekels of refined silver, staters of Seleucus, as the complete price, to Anu-uballiṭ, son of Ana-rabut-Anu, son of Balaṭu, descendant of Luštammar-Adad, in perpetuity.

o 22

[šal-šu₂ ḪA].LA-šu₂ gab-bi ša₂ [ŠUK-ḪI].A ša₂? 20 GUR ŠE.BAR 12 GUR ZU₂.LUM.MA u₃ 1/2 MA.[NA SIG-ḪI.A]

o 33

[ina NIG₂.GA] d60 ina E₂ DINGIR-MEŠ ša₂ UNUGki u₃ ina SAR-MEŠ ša₂ E₂ SARri a-na mdUTU-MUnu

o 44

[AD]-šu₂ tak-ka-ši-du a-na 15 GIN₂ KU₃.BABBAR qa-lu-u₂ is-ta-tir-ra-nu ša₂ mse-lu-ku

o 55

[a-na] ŠAM₂ TIL-MEŠ a-na md60-DINiṭ A ša₂ mana-GAL-d60 A ša₂ mba-la-ṭu A mlu--tam-mar-d[IŠKUR]

o 66

[a-na] u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ it-ta-din a-na tar-ṣi ša₂ md60-AD-URI₃ [A ša₂] mdUTU-MUnu1

(o 6) Because Anu-ab-uṣur was not able to serve the service of the one-third of that ration from the temple of the gods of Uruk, that Anu-ab-uṣur, the son of Šamaš-ittannu, has given that one-third of a ration to Anu-uballiṭ, son of Ana-rabut-Anu, son of Balaṭu, descendant of Luštammar-Adad, who will perform the service in connection with that one-third of the ration.

o 77

ma-la pa-la-ḫu a-na muḫ-ḫi pa-ni ša₂ šal-šu₂ ina ŠUK-ḪI.A MU-[MEŠ ina] E₂ DINGIR-MEŠ ša₂ UNUGki la ma-[ṣu]

o 88

it-ta-din md60-AD-URI₃ MU-MEŠ A ša₂ mdUTU-MUnu šal-šu₂ ina ŠUK-ḪI.A MU-MEŠ a-na md60-DINiṭ

o 99

A ša₂ mana-GAL-d60 A ša₂ mba-la-ṭu A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR ša₂ i-pal-laḫ₃ a-na muḫ-[ḫi]

o 1010

pa-ni ša₂ šal-šu₂ ina ŠUK-ḪI.A MU-MEŠ šal-šu₂ ina ŠUK-ḪI.A x MU-MEŠ [...] mim-ma gab-bi ša₂ a-na šal-šu₂

(o 10) That one-third in that ration, [...] anything which pertains to that one-third in that ration, is at the disposal of Anu-uballiṭ, son of Ana-rabut-Anu, son of Balaṭu, descendant of Luštammar-Adad, by himself, in perpetuity.

o 1111

ina ŠUK-ḪI.A MU-MEŠ ik-kaš-ši-du i-na AŠ₂ md60-DINiṭ A ša₂ mana-GAL-d60 A ša₂ mba-la-ṭu

o 1212

A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR a-na NI₂-šu₂ a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ ina u₄-mu x-x-ru-x

(o 12) On the day [...], Anu-uballiṭ, son of Ana-rabut-Anu, son of Balaṭu, descendant of Balaṭu, and says that Anu-ab-uṣur, the seller of the one-third of that ration [...] in front of everyone, who Anu-uballiṭ, son of Ana-rabut-Anu, son of Balaṭu, in the writings that the one-third of that ration are all in the name of Anu-uballiṭ, son of Ana-rabut-Anu, son of Balaṭu, in perpetuity. [...] Anu-ab-uṣur, the seller [...]

o 1313

[md60-DINiṭ A ša₂ mana]-GAL-d60 A ša₂ mba-la-ṭu A mlu--tam-mar-dIŠKUR x-x-[...]

o 1414

[u] i-qab-bu md60-AD-URI₃ lu₂na-din-na šal-šu₂ ina ŠUK-ḪI.A MU-MEŠ x-[...]

o 1515

[ina] IGI lu₂man-am gab-bi ša₂ md60-DINiṭ A ša₂ mana-GAL-[d60 A ša₂ mba-la-ṭu ...]

o 1616

um-ma SAR-MEŠ šal-šu₂ ina ŠUK-ḪI.A MU-MEŠ gab-[bi ina MU md60-DINiṭ A ša₂ mana-GAL-d60 A ša₂]

o 1717

mba-la-ṭu a-na u₄-mu ṣa-a-tu₂ x-[...]

o 1818

md60-AD-URI₃ lu₂na-din-na x-[...]

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r 1'1'

[...] ša₂ mx-[...] x x x x [... m]dUTU-MU[nu]

(r 1') [...] of [...] Šamaš-ittannu, [...] Ah'utu. Anu-[... ...]-iddin, son of [... ...]-iddin, son of Anu-uballiṭ, son of [...]-iddin, [...] Nidintu-Anu, [...] descendant of Hunzu [...]

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[...] mŠEŠ-ʾu-u₂-tu₂ md60-x x [...] x-x-MU A [...]

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[...]-x-MU A ša₂ md60-DINiṭ A ša₂ m[...]-x-MU x x [...]

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[...] x x x x x x x [...] x x [...]

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[... m]NIG₂.SUM.MU-d[60 ...]

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[...]-a A mḫun-zu-[u₂ ...]

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(t.e. i 1) [...] Tanittu-Anu

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mta-nit-tu₄-d60

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1For closer analysis of this and the following lines, please see Doty (1977), The Cuneiform Archives from Hellenistic Uruk. Ph.D. Dissertation (Yale), 63ff.