PRAK 2 C 125

SEAL no. 1627

Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
AO 10741
Collection
Louvre, Paris
Edition
Genre / Classification
Love Literature
Provenance
Kiš (mod. Tell el-Uhaymir)
Text

1          [… …] x nu-úr-k[…]

2          be-li? x x šuuir-ti-qù-ma x …]

3          ak-ki-ma še-ri-ma li-p[u?-a?-am?...]

4          be-liše-ri me-le-e[…]

5          li-x x (x) [m]a?-ru-um li?-[…]

6          lu-ul-[x x x x] x su?-ni-[…]

7          [… …] x x […]

Translation

1          [… … y]our light(?) …

2          My lord… … they went far away.

3          Just like dawn let (the sun?/light?) s[hine on me(?)...]

4          My lord (at?) dawn play [with my…]

5          May the boy…, may he […]

6          Let me… (in my?) lap […]

7          (traces)

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
akkīma (ana kīma) as 3
bēlum (EN) lord, master, proprietor, owner Social status/Groups/Professions 2, 4
mārum (DUMU) boy, son, descendant Kinship terms,Social status/Groups/Professions 5
mēlulum (v.) to play 4
napāḫum (v.) G to blow, light up, rise [3]
nūrum I (ZÁLAG) light Abstract concepts,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 1
rêqum (v.) to be distant, go far off 2
šērum II morning Abstract concepts,Time concepts 3, 4
Revision History
Bloch, Yigal
Online formatting and revision
13/05/17
Wasserman, Nathan
adding photo
15/05/17