BRM 4, 4 (Sargon autobiography)

SEAL no. 1546

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4 (copy)
Tablet Siglum
MLC 641
Collection
Morgan Library Collection, (Yale Babylonian Collection) New Haven
Studies
116 fn. 18
Genre / Classification
Epics
Notes

Photo K. Wagensonner

Text

1       a-na-ku Ša-ru-ki-in

2       na-ra-am dINANNA

3       mu-ta!-li-ik

4       ki-ib-ra-a-at

5       [e]r-bé-ti-in

6       [x]-mi ša-ru-ru d⌉[Šamaš]

7       [x] ⌈x li ši pa? x [(x)]

8       [x] ⌈TA⌉ la [...]

9       [x x] x a i [x x]

Translation

Obv.

1          I, Sargon,

2          beloved of Ištar,

3          who roams

4–5      the four corners

6          … the radiance of [Šamaš] …

7–9      (fragmentary)

  

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
anāku I, me Personal prons. 1
erbe four 5
Ištar DN Deities/Divine sphere 2
kibrum (UB) bank (of a river), shore, rim, brink; quarter of the world Locations/Buildings,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 4
narāmum loved one, love Human activities/actions,Qualities/Attributes,Social status/Groups/Professions 2
Šarrum-kīn PN, RN 1
šarūrum brilliance, ray 6
Revision History
Hess, Christian W.
Transliteration, translation
08/01/09
Hess, Christian W.
Catalogue
01/01/12
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
11/01/12
Streck, Michael P.
Corrections, index
20/12/12
Streck, Michael P.
Image, catalogue
21/08/20