Archives of Murashu
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Murashu, Archives of
Murashu, Archives of An archive of cuneiform tablets that record financial transactions in the city of Nippur during Judah’s period of Babylonian captivity.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Murashû, Archive of
MURASHÛ, ARCHIVE OF. The modern name given to a group of Babylonian legal documents compiled at Nippur during the last half of the 5th century b.c. The archive records business operations conducted by members of a single family or by their agents. It is named for the family’s ancestor. In its original
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
MURASHÛ, ARCHIVES OF. A group of legal documents discovered in 1893 at NIPPUR, in central Babylonia, written in Akkadian cuneiform between 454 and 404 bce. Approximately 885 known tablets and fragments represent some 750–800 original documents, contracts, and receipts arising from business done by descendants