MDP 18, 253

SEAL no. 1835

Tablet Siglum
Sb 19320
Measurements
circumference
7–8 x 3.5–4.0x 2.5
cm
Collection
Louvre, Paris
Genre / Classification
Funerary Texts
Provenance
Text

Obv.

ši-mat-sú ḫa-ab-la-at? l[i-x-(x)]

a-wa-at-ka i-qa?!-ab-b[u]

ma -⌈ag?      - ra                            

e-ṭì-ir  immera(UDU) nūna(KU6) eṭ-li im-mar

šamnīḫá) šaman(Ì) ḫi-li-im-me

 

Lo. Ed.

li-m[al?]-la pi-ka

ì-lí li-im-gu-úr-ka

(magical drawing)

Translation

1          ‘His fate is ruined, ma[y they/it...]’

2–3      They pronounce the decision concerning you as favorable:

4          ‘He is saved, he will see a sheep, a fish, young men’.

5–6      May (different) kinds of oil, grasshoppers’ oil, fill your mouth!

7          May my god answer you favorably!

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
amārum (v.) G to see; catch sight of; N pass. of G, be found 4
awātum, amātu (INIM) word, matter, speech Abstract concepts,Verbal expressions 2
eṭērum (v.) G to take away, save 4
ḫa-al-li ? 4
ḫabālum II (v.) to do wrong, violence to 1
ḫilimmum (ḫilammum) grasshopper 5
magārum (v.) G to consent, agree; Gt to agree with one another, settle on 7
maḫra in front, before, earlier 3
malûm IV (v.) G to become full, fill up; D fill (up) 6
pûm I (KA) mouth, statement, command, opening Body/Body parts 6
qabûm (v.) (DUG4) G to say, speak, command 2
šamnum (Ì; Ì.GIŠ) oil, fat, cream 5
šīmtum (NAM) fate, what is fixed, destiny 1
ṭābum (DU10) good, sweet 5
Revision History
Wagschal, Avigail
Web-formatting
28/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Transliteration, translation
28/10/16
Wasserman, Nathan
Transliteration, translation (new)
15/06/17