Gilg. OB UM

SEAL no. 1533

Tablet Siglum
UM 29-13-570
Collection
University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Edition
216–219
Studies
Genre / Classification
Epics, Gilgameš
Provenance
Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
Text

Obv.

0'      [am-mi-nim ib-ri]

1'      i-na-a⌉-[ka im-la-a di-im-tam]

2'      il-mi-i[n li-(ib)-ba-ka]

3'      ⌈li?⌉-ip-x x […]

4'      En-ki-du10 a-[na] š[a-ši-im]

5'      is-sà-qar-am a-n[dGIŠ]

6'      ta-bi-a-tum i[b-ri uš-ta-li-pa-ni-ni?]

7'      i-na li-bi-i[m …]

8'      e-mu-qí [i-ni-iš]

9'      i-na-a-a im-la-a [di-im-tam]

10'    li-bi il-me-[en? …]

11'    [a-y]i-ip-[]

12'    [dGI]Š [(KA?)-šu i-pu-ša-(am)-ma]

13'    [is-sà-qar-am a-na En-ki-du10]

(Long lacuna)

 

Rev.

1'      x [………]

2'      ⌈mi-na t[e?- ……]

3'      ⌈šu-ni-x [……]

4'      ⌈i⌉-[n]a qá-ab-[li-im …]

5'      ⌈šu-pa-at [(d)Hu-wa-wa?]

6'      dGIŠ p[ī(KA)-šu i-pu-ša-(am)-ma]

7'      is-sà-q[ar-am a-na En-ki-du10]

8'      x [………]

(Remainder lost)

Translation

col. i

0'       “[Why, my friend,]

1'       [did your] eyes [brim with tears,]

2'       [your heart] grow vexed?

3'       Let [...] ...!”

4'       Enkidu said to [him,]

5'       to [Gilgameš:]

6'       “Sobs, my [friend, have knotted me,]

7'       in the heart [...,]

8'       my strength [ebbed away.]

9'       My eyes brimmed [with tears,]

10'     my heart grew [vexed...]

11'     [Let] not [...!]“

12'     Gilgameš [opened his mouth and]

13'     [said to Enkidu:]

Long lacuna.

 

rev.

1'       ... [...]

2'       “What do you [...?]

3'       ... [...]

4'       In battle [...]

5'       the home of [Ḫuwawa].”

6'       Gilgameš [opened his mouth and]

7'       said [to Enkidu:]

Remainder lost.

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
dimtum II tear Body/Body parts [obv. 1´], [obv. 9´]
Enkidu PN PN obv 4´, [obv 13´] ,[rev 7´]
Gilgameš PN [obv 5´], [obv 12´], rev 6´
īnum (IGI) eye Body/Body parts obv. 1´, 9´
Revision History
Streck, Michael P.
Translation, commentary
Hess, Christian W.
Transliteration
Hess, Christian W.
Cataloguing
01/01/12