PRIVATE LETTER FROM MANNUM-KI-SHAMASH TO RISH-SHAMASH

MS 1713
MS Short Title PRIVATE LETTER FROM MANNUM-KI-SHAMASH TO RISH-SHAMASH
Text PRIVATE LETTER FROM MANNUM-KI-SHAMASH TO RISH-SHAMASH WITH INSTRUCTIONS CONCERNING THE ESTATE OF DUMQI-ISHTAR: HE SHALL ENTRUST A SLAVE-GIRL, PREVENTING HER FROM ESCAPING. COLLECT BRICKS FOR THE CLOISTER, ROOF THE HOUSE WITH URBATUM GRASS OR PALM LEAVES AND SELL THE DATES FOR SILVER
Description MS in Old Babylonian on clay, Babylonia, 2004-1595 BC, 1 tablet, 7,4x4,6x2,5 cm, 14+16+3 lines in cuneiform script.
Binding Barking, Essex, 1993, yellow cloth gilt folding case, by Aquarius.
Published C.B.F. Walker in Archiv für Orientforschung, vol. 24, Graz 1973, pp. 120-122, plate XVI.
See also See also MS 2456/6, Aramaic contract about a slave girl, Syria, 613? BC 
See also MS 590/57, Sale of a Tartar female slave, Spain, 1401
Place of origin Babylonia
Dates 2004-1595 BC

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