The property of the city, the property of the king? A new fragment of YOS 12, 321

Zsombor J. Földi(a)

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Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Email: zsombor.foeldi@lmu.de

Cite as: Földi, Zs. J. 2020: The property of the city, the property of the king? A new fragment of YOS 12, 321. Hungarian Assyriological Review 1 (preprint)

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Abstract

The paper contains the re-edition of an Old Babylonian court document from Kār-Šamaš/Sippar, half of which has already been known as YOS 12, 321, the other half was previously unpublished. In order to reach a satisfactory legal interpretation, the archival and prosopographical background of the document are likewise studied.

Keywords: Old Babylonian period, Kār-Šamaš, Sippar, history of law, sale of immovables, local authorities, Assyriology, philology

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Figures

Figure 1. YBC 4479+10839 tablet. © Zs. J. Földi.

Figure 2. YBC 4479+10839 case. © Zs. J. Földi.

Figure 3. YBC 4479+10839 seal impressions. © Zs. J. Földi.