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Til-Barsip Archive 1

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Thomas Seidler, Poppy Tushingham
Contributors: Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 11, 2023 12:53 PM History
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In House C1 in the Lower City of Til-Barsip, 22 Assyrian clay tablets, as well as 2 Aramaic texts, were discovered in and around the doorway between Room XI and XII in a secondary position. The earliest text dates to 683 BC, during the reign of Sennacherib (704-681 BC), but most of the documents date later, to the reign of Ashurbanipal (668-ca. 631 BC). The archive belonged to a man called Hanni, with some of the texts also concerning a man named Ištar-duri, and consists of purchase and loan documents as well as some others, such as a juridicial agreement.

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The archive is located in House C1 in the Lower City of Til-Barsip.


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Thomas Seidler, Poppy Tushingham, and Tom Elliott, 'Til-Barsip Archive 1: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/378114381> [accessed: 22 May 2024]

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