Atraḫasis MB Flood (Nippur)

SEAL no. 1562

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  • CBS 13532 (CDLI P268565)CBS 13532 (CDLI P268565)
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Tablet Siglum
CBS 13532
Collection
University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Genre / Classification
Epics, Flood Narrative; Atraḫasis
Provenance
Nippur (mod. Nuffar)
Notes

Ms. J

Text

Obv.

J 1'–3'             (broken)

J 4'                  [. . .] x

J 5'                  [. . .]

J 6'                  [. . .] x

J 7'                  [. . .]-⌈x⌉-bi

J 8'                  [. . .]

J 9'                  [. . . ma]-[l]a i-ba-aš-šu-ú

J 10'                [. . .]

J 11'                [. . . - ti]m?

J 12'                [. . . mala i-ba]-aš-šu-ú

 

Rev.

J r. 1'               [. . .] x ⌈a?⌉-⌈wa⌉-ti-⌈ia? [x x] x-ka

J r. 2'               [. . .] a-pa-aš-šar                   

J r. 3'               [. . .] ka-la ni-ši iš-te-niš i-ṣa-bat

J r. 4'               [. . .] ti la-am a-bu-bi wa-ṣe-e

J r. 5'               [. . q]á?-a-ni ma-la i-ba-aš-šu-ú lu su-ub-bu-ku lu pu-úh-ḫu-ru-šu

J r. 6'               [. . .] eleppam(gišMÁ) ra-bí-tam bi-ni-ma

J r. 7'               [. . i-na] qá-ne-e ṭa-bi lu bi-nu-us-sà

J r. 8'               [. . .] ši-i lu makurkurrum(gišMÁ.GUR.GUR)-ma šum-ša lu na-ṣi-rat na-piš-tim

J r. 9'               [. . .] x ṣú-lu-la dan-na ṣú-ul-lil

J r. 10'             [. . .] te-ep-pu-šu

J r. 11'             [. . . bu-ul ṣe]-⌈ rim? ú-ma-am ṣe-rim iṣ-ṣur ša-me-e

J r. 12'             [. . .] ku-um-mi-ir!(NI)

J r. 13'             [šūli ana eleppi sa-lat-k]a u kin-ta-k[a!]

J r. 14'             (traces)

Translation

Obv.

J 1'–8'              (broken)

J 9'                  … [as much] as there is

J 10'–11'          (broken)

J 12'                … [as much as th]ere is

(rest broken)

 

Rev.

J r. 1'               […] my word … your…

J r. 2'–3'          [. . .] I will reveal: “[. . . a Flood] will seize all the people together.

J r. 4'–5'          [. . .] . before the coming forth of the Flood, [cut re]eds(?) as many as they are, let them be weaved, let them be gathered for it!

J r. 6'–7'          [. . .] build a large boat, [… made of] fine reeds – so be her structure.

J r. 8'–9'          [. . .] let her be a maqurqurrum-boat with the name ‘The Life Saver’. [. . .] roof her over with a strong covering.

J r. 10'–11'      [Into the boat] which you will make [bring herds of the st]eppe, wild creatures of the steppe, birds of heavens!

J r. 12'–13'      [Gather stock and food and] heap (them) up! [Bring up you]r [wife] and your kith!

J r. 13'-14'       (broken)

Revision History
Hess, Christian W.
Catalogue
01/01/12
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue
21/10/12
Wasserman, Nathan
Cataloguing
30/07/17
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections
15/08/17
Streck, Michael P.
Image
23/07/19