EA 356 (Adapa and the Southwind)

SEAL no. 1557

Images
  • VAT 348  (CDLI P270855)VAT 348 (CDLI P270855)
  • Schroeder 1915, 194Schroeder 1915, 194
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Tablet Siglum
VAT 348
Collection
Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin
Genre / Classification
Epics, Adapa
Provenance
Akhetaten (mod. Tell el-Amarna)
Text

Obv.

1        e-pu-[? …]

2        šu-ú-tu x ] […]

3        a-na pí-i  t[u? x i]aú⌉-⌈ša⌉-am-ṣi i x  […]

4        šu-ú-tu [ša?-a?]-ra-ni aḫ-ḫe-e-ki ma-la i-[…]

5        ka-a-[ap-pa-]ki lu-ú-še-bi-ir ki-ma i-na pí-i-š[u i]q-bu-⌈ú

6        ša [šu-ú]-ti ka-ap-pa-ša it-te-eš-bi-ir 7 ú-⌈mi⌉ 

7        [šu-ú-t]u a-na ma-a-ti ú-ul i-zi-iq-qá dA-nu

8        [a-na š]u-uk-ka-li-šu dI-la-ab-ra-at i-ša-a[s]-si

9        [a]m-mi-ni šu-ú-tu iš-tu 7 ú-mi a-na ma-a-ti la i-zi-qá

10      [š]u-uk-ka-la-šu I-la-ab-ra-at i-pa-al-šu -[e-l]i

11      mA-da-pa ma-ar dÉ-a ša šu-ú-ti ka-ap-pa-ša

12      iš-te-bi-ir dA-nu a-ma-ta an-ni-ta i-na še-e-mi-[š]u

13      il-si  na-ra-ru it-ti-bi i-na ku-us-si-šu šu-p[u?-ur?-ma? li?-i]l-qù-ni-šu

14      an-ni?-ka-a dÉ-a ša ša-me-e i-de il-pu-us-[?]-m[a]

15      [mA-da-pa (?)] ma?⌉-⌈la⌉-⌈a -te-eš-ši-šu ka-a-ar-ra

16      [ul-ta-al-bi-is-sú ṭe-]⌈e⌉-ma i-ša-ak-ka-an-šu

17      [mA-da-pa a-na pa-ni  dA-ni š]ar-ri at-ta ta-la-ak

18      [a-na ša-me-e te-el-li-m]a(?) a-na š[a-me-]e

19      [i-na] ⌈e⌉-li-k[a a-na ba-ab dA-ni i-na ṭe4-]⌈ḫi?⌉-⌈ka?⌉

20      [i-n]a ba-a-bu dA-n[i dDumu-zi ù dGiš-zi-]⌈da 

21      iz-za-az-zu im-ma-ru-ka il-t[a?-n]a-a-⌈lu?⌉-kaeṭ⌉[-lu]

22      a-na ma-a-ni ka-a e-ma-ta mA[-da-p]a a-na ma-an-ni

23      ka-ar-ra la-ab-ša-ta i-na ma-a-ti-ni i-lu ši-na ḫa-al-[q]ú-ma

24      a-na-ku a-ka-na ep-še-e-ku ma-an-nu i-lu še-na ša i-na ma-a-ti

25      ḫa-al-qú dDumu-zi ù  dGiš-zi-da šu-nu a-ḫa-mi-iš  ip-pa-la-sú-ma

26      iṣ-ṣe-né-eḫ-ḫu šu-nu a-ma-ta da-mi-iq-ta

27      a-na dA-ni i-⌈⌉-ab-bu-ú pa-ni ba-nu-ti ša dA-ni

28      šu-nu ú-ka-la-mu-ka a-na pa-ni dA-ni i-na ú-zu-zi-ka

29      a-ka-la ša mu-ti ú-ka-lu-ni-ik-ku-ma

30      la-a ta-ka-al me-e mu-ú-ti ú-ka-lu-ni-ik-ku-ma

31      la ta-ša-at-ti lu-ú-ba-ra ú-ka-lu-ni-ik-ku-ma

32      ⌈li⌉-it-ba-aš ša-am-na ú-ka-lu-ni-ku-ma pí-iš-ša-aš

33      ṭe-e-ma ša áš-ku-nu-ka la te-mé-ek-ki a-ma-ta

34      ša aq-ba-ku lu ṣa-ab-ta-ta ma-ar ši-ip-ri

35      ša dA-ni ik-ta-al-da mA-da-pa ša šu-ú-ti

36      [k]a-ap-pa-ša iš-bi-ir a-na mu-ḫi-ia šu-bi-la-áš-šu

 

Rev.

37      [ḫar-r]a-an [ša]-me-e ú-še-eṣ-bi-is-sú-ma a-[n]a ša-me-e i-t[e-li-m]a?

38      a-na ša-me-e i-na e-li-šu a-na ba-ab dA-ni i-na ṭe4-ḫi-šu

39      i-na ba-a-bu dA-ni dDumu-zi dGiš-zi-da iz-za-az-zu

40      i-mu-ru-šu-ma mA-da-pa il-su-ú na-ra-ru

41      eṭ-lu a-na ma-an-ni ka-a  e-ma-a-ta a-da-pa

42      a-na ma-an-ni ka-ar-ra la-ab-ša-a-ta

43      i-na ma-ti i-lu še-e-na ḫa-al-qú-ma a-na-ku ka-ar-ra

44      la-ab-ša-ku ma-an-nu i-[lu] [ši]-na ša i-na ma-a-ti ḫa-al-qú

45      dDumu-zi [d][giš]-zi-da a-ḫa-mi-[]  ip-pa-al-su-ma

46      iṣ-ṣe-né-eḫ-ḫumA-da-pa a-na pa-ni da-ni šar-ri

47      i-na qé-re-bi-šu i-mu-ur-šu-ma dA-nu il-si-ma

48      al-ka mA-da-pa am-mi-ni ša šu-ú-ti ka-ap-pa-ša

49      te-e-eš-bi-ir mA-da-pa dA-na ip-pa-al be-lí

50      a-na bi-it be-lí-ia i-na qá-a-ab-la-at ta-am-ti

51      nu-ni a-ba-ar ta-am-ta i-na mé-še-li in-ši-il-ma

52      šu-ú-tu i-zi-qá-am-ma ia-a-ši uṭ-ṭe-eb-ba-an-ni

53      [a-n]a bi-it be-lí ul-ta-am-ṣi-il i-na ug-ga-at li-ib-bi-ia

54      [x-(-x)-š]a? at-ta-za-ar ip-pa-lu i-da-[šu?⌉ [dDu]m[u-zi]

55      [ù] d[Giš]-zi-[da] [a?]-[ma?]-[] [ba?][-ni?-]⌈ta⌉ ⌈a⌉-⌈nadA-⌈ni

56      i-qá-ab-bu-ú it-tu-⌈uḫli-ib-ba-šu is-sà-ku-at

57      am-mi-ni dÉ-a a-mi-lu-ta la ba-ni-ta ša ša-me-[e]

58      [ù] er-ṣe-e-ti ú-ki-il-li-in-ši li-ib-ba

59      ka-ab-ra iš-ku-un-šu šu-[ú]-ma i-te-pu-us-su

60      ni-nu mi-na-a ni-ip-pu-[s-s]u a-ka-al ba-la-ṭi

61      le-qá-ni-šu-um-ma li-kul [ a-k]a-al ba-la-ṭi

62      [i]l-qù-ni-šu-um-ma ú-ul i-k[u]-ul me-e ba-la-ṭi

63      [i]l-qù-ni-šu-um-ma ú-ul il-[ti] lu-ba-ra

64      [il-q]ù-ni-šu-um-ma it-ta-al-[ba?]-aš ša-am-na

65      [il]-qù-ni-šu-um-ma it-ta-ap-ši-iš

66      id-gu-ul-šu-ma dA-nu iṣ-ṣi-iḫ i-na mu-ḫi-šu

67      al-ka mA-da-pa am-mi-ni la ta-ku-ul la ta-al-ti-ma

68      la ba-al-ṭa-ta [a]-a ni-ši da-a-l[a?-t]i dÉ-a be-lí

69      iq-ba-a la ta-[ka]-al la ta-š[a-a]t-ti

70      [li]-[i]-[?]-[šu?]-[ma?] [te?-][er?]-ra-šu a-[na] qá-qá-ri-šu

71      [ x x x x x x x x x x x (x) id?]-[gu?]-ul-[šu?] […]

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
Adapa PN 11, 15, 17, 22, 35, 40, 41, 46,48, 49, 67
aḫāmiš each other, another 25, 45
aḫum I brother Kinship terms 4
ak(a)lum (NINDA) bread, loaf, food Food/Drink 29, 60, 61
akanna so, thus 24
ammīnim why 9, 48, 57, 67
annikīam, annekīam, annikêm, annikâm here, hither 14
Anum DN Deities/Divine sphere 7, 12, 17, 19, 20, 27, 28, 35, 38, 39, 46, 47, 49, (55), 66
awātum, amātu (INIM) word, matter, speech 12, 26, 33, [55]
awīlūtum humanity, mankind 57
bābum (KÁ) doorway, door, gate, entrance Fabricated objects,Locations/Buildings 19, 20, 38, 39
balāṭum (TI) life, vigour, good health Abstract concepts 60, 61,62
bēlum (EN) lord, master, proprietor, owner Social status/Groups/Professions 10, 49, 50, 53, 68
bītum (É) house Fabricated objects,Locations/Buildings 50, 53
Dumuzi DN 20, 25, 39, 45, [54]
Ea DN Deities/Divine sphere 11, 57, 68
erṣetum (KI) earth, land, netherworld Nature/Cosmological phenomena 58
eṭlum (GURUŠ; ŠUL) manly; young man Human activities/actions,Social status/Groups/Professions 21, 41
ḫarrānum (KASKAL) way, road, journey Locations/Buildings 37
idum (Á) arm; side; strength; wage Body/Body parts 54
Ilabrat DN 8, 10
ilum (DINGIR) god, deity Deities/Divine sphere 23, 24, 43, 44
kappum wing, hand; wing Body/Body parts 5, 6, 11, 36, 48
karrum II mourning garment 15, 23, 42, 43
kussûm (gišGU.ZA) seat, throne, chair 13
libbum (ŠÀ) heart, mind; inner body Body/Body parts 53, 56, 58
lubārum garment Fabricated objects 31, 63
mār šiprim messenger 34
mārum (DUMU) boy, son, descendant Kinship terms,Social status/Groups/Professions 11
mātum (KUR; KALAM) land, country Locations/Buildings,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 7, 9, 23, 24, 43, 44
muḫḫum skull, top, head Body/Body parts 36, 66
mūtum death Abstract concepts,Diseases/Demons,Human activities/actions 29, 30
neʾrārum, naʾrārum, nē/ārāru aid, help 13, 40
Ningišzida DN 20, 25, 39, 45, (55)
nišū (UN.MEŠ) people, humanity, population Social status/Groups/Professions 68
nūnum (KU6) fish Fauna (wild) 51
pānum I (IGI) front, face, earlier times 17, 27, 28, 46
pûm I (KA) mouth, statement, command, opening Body/Body parts 3, 4
qablum I hips, middle Body/Body parts 50
qaqqarum (KI) earth, ground Locations/Buildings,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 70
šamnum (Ì; Ì.GIŠ) oil, fat, cream Food/Drink 32, 64
šamû I (AN) sky, heaven Nature/Cosmological phenomena 17, 37, 38, 57
šarrum (LUGAL; EN) king, lord Social status/Groups/Professions 17, 46
šārum (IM) wind, breath, wind; wind, breath Nature/Cosmological phenomena 4
šina II two 23, 24, 43, 44
šukkallum minister, a court official Social status/Groups/Professions 8, 10
šūtum II south wind 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 35, 48, 52
ṭēmum thought, plan, instruction, information Abstract concepts,Verbal expressions 16, 33
tiāmtum, tâmtum (A.AB.BA) sea, lake Nature/Cosmological phenomena 50, 52
uggatum rage, fury 53
ūmum I (UD) day, daily Abstract concepts,Nature/Cosmological phenomena,Time concepts 6, 9
Revision History
Streck, Michael P.
Corrections
21/12/11
Zomer, Elyze
Transliteration, bibliography, indices
21/12/11
Hess, Christian W.
Cataloguing
01/01/12
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting, corrections
21/01/12
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue
21/10/12
Tulaikova, Yulia
Additions to Notes
24/10/17
Streck, Michael P.
Images
28/06/19