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Administrative Record (AT 457) (3.126)
(492 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Akkadian Archival Documents; Accounts; Alalakh


This Level IV text contains a list of “citizens” from Taya. More than sixty lines list individuals and their place of origin. The places, where they can be identified, appear to be located in the regions around Alalakh and Aleppo. Several place names recur. One group, Akubia, Mudue and Paḫliš, occur together in AT 457 and two other administrative texts,  AT 223 and  AT 343. The personal names can be analyzed according t…

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Hess, Richard S., “Administrative Record (AT 457) (3.126)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 04 December 2021 <>

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