List of witnesses to the transfer of slaves


Clay tablet

Nuzi, c. 1500-1350 B.C.E.

This is a list of twenty witnesses confirming that Adad-nisu, a leather worker, gave Tehip-tilla a man, Ili-iddina, and a woman, Passisse. This tablet would have been used as testimony in a court procedure.

Tehip-tilla appears in at least 20 other tablets uncovered at Nuzi.

This tablet was translated and published by Gordon Douglas Young.

FLP 1281

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