YOS 11, 22

SEAL no. 26600

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  • YBC 5023 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 5023 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 5023 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 5023 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 22van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 22
Tablet Siglum
YBC 05023
Notes

Photos Klaus Wagensonner.

Text

Obv. 

dŠamaš(UTU) a-ša-ka-an a-na pi-ia erēnam(gišEREN) el-la-am

2 a-ṣa-ni-ip-ku i-na i-ti-iq pi-ir-ti-ia

3 a-ša-ka-an-ku-um i-na sú-ni-ia

ša-bi-am erēnam(gišEREN)

5 em-sí pi-ia ù qá-ti-ia

6 ak-pu-ur pi-ia i-na ša-bi-im erēnim(gišEREN)

aṣ-ni-ip erēnam(gišEREN) el-la-am i-na i-ti-iq pi-ir-ti-ia

8 al-ta-ba-ak-ku ša-bi-am erēnam(gišEREN)

9 el-le-ku a-na pu-ḫu-ur ì-lí e-ṭe-eḫ-ḫi

10 a-na di-nim 

11 dŠamaš(UTU) be-el di-nim dAdad(IM) be-el ik-ri-bi ù bi-ri

12 i-na ik-ri-ib a-ka-ra-bu i-na te-er-ti e-pu-šu 

13 ki-it-tam šu-uk-nam

14 ⌈dŠamaš(UTU) a-ša-ka⌉-an a-na pi-i qú-ut-ri-nim

15 ša [x ...  ]-ri-i-ka erēnam(gišEREN) el-la-am li-ši-ib qú-ut-ri-nu

16 li-iq-ri-a-am i-li ra-bu-tim

17 i-na ik-ri-ib a-ka-ra-bu i-na te-er-ti e-pu-šu 

18 ki-it-tam šu-uk-nam

19 dŠamaš(UTU) na-ši-ku-um me-e Idiglat(ídIDIGNA) ù Purattim(íd⌈BURANUN⌉)

20 ša iš-tu ša-di-im erēnim(gišEREN) ù šurmenim(gišŠU.ÚR.⌈MÌN⌉?)

21 a-na ka-ši-im ba-ab-lu-ú mu-ti-sí dŠamaš(UTU) qú-ra-[du-um]

22 li-im-te-sú it-ti-i-ka ilū (DINGIRmešra-bu-tum

23 ù at-ta mu-te-sí dBu-né-né na-aš-pa-ar

24 ki-it-ti ma-ḫa-ar dŠamaš(UTU) da-a-a-nim 

25 dŠamaš(UTU) na-ši-ku-um li-iq-tam lu-ú-qú-ut

26 me-e sà-as-qí-im el-lu-tim dŠamaš(UTU) be-el di-nim 

27 dAdad(IM) be-el ik-ri-bi ù bi-ri-im

28 ⌈wa⌉-ši°-ib kussi(gišGU.ZAmeš) ḫurāṣim(KÙ.GI) a-ki-il paššur(giš⌈BANŠUR⌉) uqnîm(na4Z[A.GÌN])

29 tu-ur-ra-da-am ta-ak-ka-altu-uš-ša-⌈ab

30 i-na kussîm(gišGU.ZA) ta-di-an di-[nam]

 

Lo.Ed.

31 i-na ik-ri-ib a-ka-ra-bu

32 i-na te-er-ti e-pu-[šu]

33 ⌈ki⌉-it-tam šu-uk-n[am]

 

Rev.

34 dŠamaš(UTU) na-ši-ku-um bi-la-at EN x [...]

35 ša i-na gipār(GI6.PÀR) i-li a-na ka-ši-im [...]

36 dŠamaš(UTU) be-el di-nim dAdad(IM) be-el [ik-ri-bi]

37 ù bi-ri-im wa-ši-ib kussi(gišGU.[ZAmeš]) ḫurāṣim([KÙ].GI)

38 a-ki-il paššur(gišBANŠUR) uqnîm(na4ZA.GÌN) tu-[ur]-ra-da-am ta-ka-al

39 tu-uš-ša-ab i-na kussîm(gišGU.ZA) [ta]-da-an di-nam

40 i-na ik-ri-ib a-ka-ra-bu i-na te-er-ti e-pu-šu

41 ki-it-tam šu-uk-nam

42 dŠamaš(UTU) na-ši-ku-um mu-[ut]-qí-i 7 ù 7

43 ša pi-ir-ki ši-na-a a-na ka-ši-im pa⌉-ar-ku

44 dŠamaš(UTU) be-el di-nim dAdad(IM) be-el ik-ri-bi

45 ù bi-ri-im wa-ši-ib kussi(gišGU.ZA[meš]) ḫurāṣim(KÙ.[GI])

46 a-ki-il paššur(gišBANŠUR) uqnîm(na4ZA.GÌN) tu-u[r-ra-da-a]m

47 ta-ka-al tu-uš-ša-ab i-na kussîm(gišGU.⌈ZA⌉)

48 ta-di-an di-nam i-na ik-ri-ib!(Text: IK) a-ka-[ra]-bu

49 i-na te-er-ti e-pu-šu ki-it-tam šu-uk-nam

50 dŠamaš(UTU) na-ši-ku-um ḫi-íṣ-ba-am ša ì-lí

51 nu-wu-ur dNisaba(NISÁBA) dŠamaš(UTU) be-el di-nim dAdad(IM) be-el ik-ri-bi

52 ù bi-ri-im i-na ik-ri-ib a-ka-ra-bu

53 i-na te-er-ti e-pu-šu ki-it-tam šu-uk-nam

54 dŠamaš(UTU) uš-na-al-ku ḫi-íṣ-ba-am ša ì-lí nu-wu-ur dNisaba(NISÁBA)

55 dŠamaš(UTU) be-el di-nim dAdad(IM) be-el ik-ri-bi

56 ù bi-ri-im i-na ik-ri-ib a-ka-ra-bu 

57 i-na te-er-ti e-pu-šu ki-it-tam šu-uk-nam

58 ši-ib dŠamaš(UTU) qú-ra-du li-iš-bu

59 it-ti-i-ka ilū (DINGIRmešra-bu-tum

60 An-nu-um a-bi ša-me-e dSîn(EN.ZU) šar-ri a°-gi-im

61 dNè-er4-gal be-el ka-ak-ki-i

62 dIštar(INANNA) be-le-et ta-ḫa-zi-im

63 li-iš-bu-ú-ma it-ti-i-ka

64 i-na ik-ri-ib a-ka-ra-bu

65 i-na te-er-ti e-pu-šu

Up. Ed.

66 ki-it-tam šu-uk-nam

 

Translation

Obv. 

1–2 O Šamaš! I am placing in my mouth pure cedar, I am wrapping it for you in the locks of my hair; 

3–4 I am placing for you in my lap ... cedar.

5–6 I washed my mouth and my hands, I wiped my mouth with ... cedar.

7–8 I wrapped pure cedar in the locks of my hair, I piled up(?) for you ... cedar.

9–10 Being pure, I draw near to the assembly of the gods for judgment.

11 O Šamaš, lord of judgment! O Adad, lord of prayers and of divination!

12–13 Place veracity in the prayer that I pray, in the extispicy act that I perform!

14–16 O Šamaš! I am placing in the incense of your ... pure cedar. May the incense rest! May it summon the great gods!

17–18 Place veracity in the prayer that I pray, in the extispicy act that I perform!

19–21 O Šamaš, I carry for you water from the Tigris and the Euphrates which was brought from the mountain cedar and cypress:

21–22 Wash up, O valiant Šamaš, and let the great gods wash up with you!

23–24 and you, Bunene, the messenger of justice, wash you up before Šamaš, the judge!

25–26 O Šamaš, I carry for you gleaned barley(?). Glean the pure water for the flour mush!

26–27 O Šamaš, lord of judgment! O Adad, lord of prayers and of divination!

28 You, who you are seated on golden chairs, eating from a lapis lazuli table: 

29–30 you will descend here, you will eat, you will be seated on the chair and you will pronounce judgment.

31–33 Place veracity in the prayer that I pray, in the extispicy act that I perform!

 

Rev.

34–35 O Šamaš, I carry for you a load ... which in the residence(?) of the gods [I will present] to you.

36–37 O Šamaš, lord of judgment! O Adad, lord of prayers and of divination!

37–38 You, who you are seated on golden chairs, eating from a lapis lazuli table: 

38–39 you will descend here, you will eat, you will be seated on the chair and you will pronounce judgment.

40–41 Place veracity in the prayer that I pray, in the extispicy act that I perform!

42–43 O Šamaš, I carry for you sweet bread, seven and seven (loaves), which are laid out for you crosswise, two by two.

44–45 O Šamaš, lord of judgment! O Adad, lord of prayers and of divination! 

45–46 You, who you are seated on golden chairs, eating from a lapis lazuli table: 

46–48 you will descend here, you will eat, you will be seated on the chair and you will pronounce judgment.

48–49 Place veracity in the prayer that I pray, in the extispicy act that I perform!

50–51 O Šamaš, I carry for you the abundance of the gods, the brilliance of Nisaba.

51–52 O Šamaš, lord of judgment! O Adad, lord of prayers and of divination!

52–53 Place veracity in the prayer that I pray, in the extispicy act that I perform!

54 O Šamaš, I made lay down for you the abundance of the gods, the brilliance of Nisaba.

55–56 O Šamaš, lord of judgment! O Adad, lord of prayers and of divination!

56–57 Place veracity in the prayer that I pray, in the extispicy act that I perform!

58–59 Be seated, valiant Šamaš! May the great gods be seated with you!

60–63 May Anum, the father of heaven, Sin, the king of the crown, Nergal, the lord of the weapon, Ištar, the lady of battle be seated with you!

64–66 Place veracity in the prayer that I pray, in the extispicy act that I perform!

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
abum father 60
Adad (dIŠKUR) DN 11, 26, 27, 36, 44, 51, 55, 61
agûm I tiara, crown 60
akālum (v.) G to eat, consume, devastate; Gtn iter. of G 28, 29, 38, 47
Anum DN 60
attā you 23
bēltum (NIN) lady, mistress, proprietress 62
bēlum (EN) lord, master, proprietor, owner 11, 26, 27, 36, 44, 51, 55, 61
bēlūtum leadership, rule, domination 34
biltum load, talent, yield, rent, tribute 34
bīrum divination 11, 27, 37, 45, 52, 56
Bunene DN 23
dayyānum judge 24
diānum, dânum (v.) to judge 30, 39, 48
dīnum (DI.KU5) verdict, case, judgement, legal decision 10, 11, 26, 36, 44, 48, 51, 55
elēlum (v.) G to become pure, free; D purify 9
ellum (KÙ.GA) pure, clear, sacred 1, 7, 15, 26
epēšum (v.) G to do, make, build; Gt to do throroughly; Št be active, work on; N pass. of G 12, 17, 32, 40, 49, 53, 57, 65
erēnum (gišEREN) cedar 1, 6, 7, 8, 15, 20
ḫiṣbum (abundant) yield, produce 50, 54
ḫurāṣum (KÙ.SIG17; KÙ.GÌ) gold 28, 37, 45
Idiglat GN, Tigris 19
ikribum benediction, blessing, prayer 11, 12, 16, 17, 27, 31, 36, 40, 44, 48, 51, 52, 55, 56, 64
ilum (DINGIR) god, deity 9, 16, 22, 35, 50, 54, 59
Ištar DN 62
ištu from 20
itqum fleece, fringe 2, 7
itti with 22, 59, 63
kakkum (GIŠ.TUKUL) stick, weapon, battle 61
kapārum II (v.) G to wipe (clean) tears, hands etc. 6
karābum (v.) G to pray, bless, greet ; Gtn iter. Gt constantly pray to, call blessings on; Š caus. of G 12, 17, 31, 40, 48, 52, 56, 64
kâšim to you 21, 35, 43
kittum I steadiness, reliability, truth, justice 13, 18, 24, 41, 49, 53, 57, 66
kussûm (gišGU.ZA) seat, throne, chair 28, 30, 37, 39, 45, 47
laqātum (v.) to gather up, glean 25
liqtum gathered material, selection 25
maḫrum II front, presence 24
mesûm II (v.) G to wash; D to wash; Dt to wash oneself 5, 21, 22, 23
mû I (A(.MEŠ)) water 19, 26, 60
mutqûm sweet bread 42
nâlum (v.) G to lie down; Š lay s.o. down 54
našparum II messenger, envoy 23
našûm (v.) to lift, carry, G to lift, carry 19, 25, 34, 42, 50
Nergal DN 61
Nisaba DN 51, 54
nuwwurum brilliance 51, 54
parākum (v.) to lie across, obstruct, block 43
paššurum (BANŠUR) table 28, 38, 46
pērtum, pēretum hair (of head) of humans, hair 2, 7
pirkum transversal 43
puḫrum assembly 9
pûm I (KA) mouth, statement, command, opening 1, 5, 6, 14
Purattum Euphrates 19
qātum (ŠU) hand 5
qerûm (v.) to call, invite 16
qurādum hero, warrior 21, 58
qutrēnum incense (offering) 14, 15
rabûm (GAL) I big 16, 22, 59
šabûm ? 4, 6, 8
šadûm I (KUR, ḪUR.SAG) mountain, open country 20
šakānum (v.) (GAR) to put, place, lay down 1, 3, 13, 14, 18, 33, 41, 49, 53, 57, 66
Šamaš, šamšum DN, sun 1, 11, 14, 19, 21, 24, 25, 26, 34, 36, 42, 44, 50, 51, 54, 55, 58
šamû I (AN) sky, heaven 60
ṣanāpum (v.) to wrap 2, 7
šapākum (v.) to heap up, pour on 8
šarrum (LUGAL; EN) king, lord 60
saskûm, sasqûm a fine flour 26
sebe seven 42
Sîn DN 60
šina II two 43
sūnum loin, lap 3
šurmēnum (ŠU.ÚR.MÌN) cypress 20
tāḫāzum (ME; ME6) battle, combat 62
ṭeḫûm (v.) G to approach, be(come) near to; D bring close to, affect 9
têrtum instruction 12, 17, 32, 40, 49, 53, 57, 65
uqnûm (na4ZA.GÌN) lapis lazuli, turquoise 28, 38, 46
wabālum (v.) G to carry, bring; Š send, deliver; Št pass. of Š 21
warādum (v.) G to go down, descend; Gt to go down, descend; Š to send, take, bring down 29, 38, 46
wašābum (v.) to sit, dwell 15, 28, 29, 37, 39, 45, 47, 58, 63
Revision History
Tulaikova, Yulia
Text, images, translation, indices, commentary
02/12/19
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections: translation, commentary
15/11/19
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
15/09/20