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Author Tanret, Michel.

Title The seal of the sanga : on the old Babylonian sangas of Šamaš of Sippar-Jaḫrūrum and Sippar-Amnānum / by Michel Tanret
Edition 1st ed
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages) : illustrations
Series Cuneiform monographs ; v. 40
Cuneiform monographs ; 40.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Abbreviations -- I. THE TEXTS AND THE SEALS -- I.A. THE SANGA OF ŠAMAŠ -- 1. Sangas Not as Witnesses -- 2. Sangas in the Witness Lists -- 3. General Conclusions -- I.B. THE FIRST SANGAS -- 0. Warad-Sîn -- I. Annum-pī-Šamaš Son of Warad-Sîn -- II. Šamaš-tappašu Son of Annum-pī-Šamaš -- III. Lipit-Ištar Son of Šamaš-tappašu -- IV. Warad-Sîn Son of Lipit-Ištar -- V. Annum-pī-Aja Son of Warad-Sîn -- VI. Šamaš-tappašu Son of Annum-pī-Aja -- VII. Warad-Sîn Son of Šamaš-tappašu -- VIII. Annum-pī-Aja Son of Warad-Sîn -- IX. Sîn-iqīšam Son of Warad-Sîn -- X. Ilšu-ibnīšu Son of Sîn-iqīšam -- XI Nūr-Kabta Son of Ilšu-ibni -- XII. Sîn-aḫam-iddinam Son of Sîn-iqīšam -- I.C. BEFORE THE SECOND SANGA -- 1. Ilum-mušallim -- 2. Imlik-Sîn -- 3. Būr-Nunu -- 4. Adad-rēmēni Son of Damu-galzu -- 5. Ilabrat-bāni, Son of Būr-Nunu -- Excursus 1: The Bur-Sîn Family -- Excursus 2: The Damu-galzu Family -- I.D. THE SECOND SANGA -- 1. Išar-Šamaš -- 2. Sîn-ennam Son of Sîn-imitti -- 3. Šu/amuh-Sîn -- 4. Šalim-pāliḫ-Marduk -- 5. Etel-pī-Nabium Son of Šalim-pāliḫ-Marduk -- 6. Sîn-iddinam -- 7. Sîn-bāni Son of Asalluḫi-mansum -- 8. Išme-Sîn Son of Ikūn-pī-Uraš -- 9. Sîn-erībam -- 10. Marduk-mušallim Son of Marduk-nāṣir Adoptive Son of Sîn-erībam -- 11. Etel-pī-Nabium Son of Marduk-mušallim -- 12. Marduk-nāṣir Son of Etel-pī-Nabium -- I.E. THE SANGAS OF ŠAMAŠ OF THE EDIKUDA TEMPLE IN SIPPAR-AMNĀNUM -- Overlapping Careers -- Overlaps Resolved -- A. Nūr-Šamaš -- B. Šamšatum -- C. Utu-urbara -- D. Šumi-erṣetim -- E. Narām-Sîn Son of [superscript d]EN ... -- F. Sîn-nādin-šumi -- G. Etel-pī-Marduk -- H. Sîn-išmeanni Son of Utu-urbara -- I. Ikūn-pī-Sîn -- J. Ibni-Šērum Son of Sîn-ibni -- Conclusions -- II. THE SEALS AND THE TEXTS -- General Remarks -- II. A. CATALOGUE OF THE SEAL IMPRESSIONS -- 1. The Seals of the First Sangas of the Ebabbar in Sippar Jaḫrūrum -- 2. Seals of Temple Officials as Second Witnesses -- 3. Seals of Second Sangas -- 4. Seals Used by the Sangas of the Edikuda, the Šamaš Temple of Sippar Amnānum -- II. B. ANALYSIS -- 1. The Seals of the First Sangas of Šamaš from Sippar Jahrūrum -- 2. The Seals of Temple Officials Acting as Second Witnesses before the Existence of the Second Sanga -- 3. The Seals of the Second Sangas of Šamaš, later the Sangas of Aja -- 4. General Conclusions on the Seals of the Ebabbar Officials -- 5. The Seals of the Sangas of the Edikuda in Sippar Amnānum -- 6. General Conclusions -- II. C. THE SEAL OF THE SANGAS' DAUGHTERS -- 1. Damiqtum Daughter of Šamaš-tappašu -- 2. Awāt-Aja Daughter of Warad-Sîn -- 3. Lamassī Daughter of Sîn-ennam -- 4. Šāt-Šamaš Daughter of Sîn-ennam -- III. CONCLUSIONS -- III. A. THE NAMES AND FAMILIES OF THE SANGAS -- 1. The First Sangas -- 2. The Second Sangas -- III. B. THE LEGENDS OF THE SANGAS AND OFFICIALS -- 1. The Inscriptions -- 2. Analysis of the Seal Legends of the Sangas -- 3. The Legends of the Temple and Gagum Officials -- 4. The Father's Seal -- 5. More than One Seal -- III. C. THE SEALING PRACTICE OF THE SANGAS -- 1. Stage 1 -- 2. Stage 2 -- 3. Stage 3 -- 4. Stage 4 -- 5. Conclusions -- 6. A Word on Inversions -- III. D. THE SANGA AS WITNESS -- 1. For the Priestesses Only -- 2. Developing Wealth? -- 3. To Witness or Not to Witness -- 4. The Types of Texts -- 5. Uncharacteristic Genres -- 6. No Rules -- 7. Nine Nadītums -- III. E. CAREERS -- III. F. THE SEAL STONES -- III. G. GENERAL CONCLUSIONS -- IV. LISTS AND CONCORDANCES -- Annex I. The Corpus -- Annex II. The Genres -- Annex III. Concordance Museum-Publication -- Annex IV. Concordance Publication-Museum -- V. BIBLIOGRAPHY -- VI. SEAL PLATES -- VII. INDEXES
Summary The study of these seals complements our meagre textual documentation. The first sangas in particular offer a unique opportunity to assemble a consistent corpus from a single family holding the same title throughout the Old Babylonian period
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ebabbar Temple (Sippar) -- History
Ebabbar Temple (Sippar) -- Administration -- History
Ebabbar Temple (Sippar)
Priests -- Iraq -- Sippar (Extinct city) -- History
Priests -- Family relationships -- Iraq -- Sippar (Extinct city) -- History
Inheritance and succession -- Iraq -- Sippar (Extinct city) -- History
Temples -- Iraq -- Babylonia -- History
Marduk (Babylonian deity)
Seals (Numismatics) -- Iraq -- Sippar (Extinct city)
HISTORY -- Civilization.
Antiquities
Inheritance and succession
Management
Marduk (Babylonian deity)
Priests
Seals (Numismatics)
Temples
Priester
Siegel
Sippar (Extinct city) -- Antiquities
Sippar (Extinct city) -- History -- Sources
Iraq -- Sippar (Extinct city)
Middle East -- Babylonia
Sippar -- Ebabbar.
Genre/Form History
Sources
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009033258
ISBN 9789004179585
9004179585
9789047443889
9047443888