UET 6/2, 399

SEAL no. 7046

Images
  • U.16892D obv. (British Museum)U.16892D obv. (British Museum)
  • U.16892D edge (British Museum)U.16892D edge (British Museum)
  • U.16892D rev. (British Museum)U.16892D rev. (British Museum)
  • U.16892D (CDLI P274660)U.16892D (CDLI P274660)
  • Finkel in Whiting 1985, 184Finkel in Whiting 1985, 184
Copy / Photo
184
Copy by Finkel
http://www.ur-online.org/subject/17807/
Tablet Siglum
U.16892D
Measurements
circumference
7.0x4.6x1.2
cm
Collection
British Museum, London
Edition
Genre / Classification
Incantations, anger
Provenance
Ur (mod. Tell el-Muqayyar)
Notes

CDLI No. P274660.

For description of the tablet, see Groneberg 1987, Teil I, 160, n. 22 and recently Ludwig 2009, 11 ("Schultafel").

UET 6/3, p. 33: location "1 Broad Street".

Lines 18–24 may be a ritual.

Bilingual

Text

1 [ú-zu]-ú-mi ú-z[u-um]

2 [i]-la-ka ri-mi-ni-i[š]

3 [i]š-ta-na-ḫi-iṭ ka-al-ba-n[i-iš]

ki-ma né-ši-im

e-ez a-la-ka

ki-ma ba-ar-ba-ri-im

la-ka-ta ma-ad-mi

is-sú-uḫ ba-aš-ta-am

ša pa-ni-i-šu-ú

10 iḫ-pi qú-li-a-am

11 ša li-bi-šu-ú

12 ap-ri-iš-šu-ú-ma

13 ki-ma ti-tu-ri

14 [l]u-ba e-li-šu

15 ša-pá-al-{IZ/⌈Ú⌉ ZA}šu-ú

16  [I]-di-ig-la-at

17 [na]-ru-um

18 ⌈x⌉ gu-la ša?! ma-tim-{IZ}ma

19 às!(Text: AN)-ni-ik-šum

20 i-gi-gi-šum

21 šum-ma-an l[a] ⌈x⌉ šu? x uz?

22 lu-uk-ru-ú-ba-ma!(Text: AŠ)

23⌈na?⌉-ak-šum

24 [š]a? šu-ṣí-im

Translation

1 Anger! Anger!

2–3 It comes like a wild bull, keeps jumping like a do[g].

4–5 Like a lion, fierce-ranging,

6–7 Like a wolf, quick-running.

8–9 It has removed the splendor of his face.

10–11 It broke the bowl of his heart.

12 I have blocked it!

13–14 Like a bridge may I cross over it!

15–17 Beneath it is the river Tigris.

18 … … of the land.

19 I drew near to it(?)

20 … … …

21 Had it no[t… …]

22 Let me pray!       

23 …

24 [of] taking out.

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
barbarum (UR.BAR.RA) wolf Fauna (wild) 6
bāštum dignity, pride Abstract concepts 8
bâʾum (v.) G to go along, across; Š cause to move along, to go along 14
ezēzum (v.) G to be(come) angry, rage 5
ḫepûm (v.) G to break, ruin, destroy; N to be broken 10
Idiglat GN, Tigris GN 16
kalbum (UR.GI7) dog Fauna (domestic),Fauna (wild) 3
lakādum, lakātum (v.) G to run 7
nārum I (ÍD) river, watercourse, canal Nature/Cosmological phenomena 17
nasāḫum (v.) G to tear out, pull out, remove; G~D; N pass. be extracted, torn out 8
nēšum, nīšum (UR.MAH) lion Fauna (wild) 4
pānum I (IGI) front, face, earlier times Abstract concepts,Body/Body parts 9
parākum (v.) to lie across, obstruct, block 12
qu(l)lium vessel (a kind of) Fabricated objects 10
rīmum (AM) wild bull Fauna (wild) 2
šaḫāṭum (v.) (GUD.DA) G to jump on, attack, escape; D attack; Gtn jump about, jump in succession 3
titūrum bridge Fabricated objects 13
uzzum anger, rage Emotions/Feelings 1
waṣûm (v.) G to go out, depart; Š caus. of G 24
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration and indices
07/06/07
Wagschal, Avigail
Formatting
22/09/08
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation and commentary
18/01/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
18/01/10
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
20/01/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections
21/04/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantic
29/09/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections
13/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections
21/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Photography, web-imaging
08/03/12
Wagschal, Avigail
Indexing (stage 2)
04/02/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
01/08/19