CT 42, 6e

SEAL no. 7110

Images
  • BM 15820 obv. (British Museum)BM 15820 obv. (British Museum)
  • BM 15820 rev. (British Museum)BM 15820 rev. (British Museum)
  • Figulla 1959, 6Figulla 1959, 6
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
BM 15820
Measurements
circumference
10.9x9.1
cm
Collection
British Museum, London
Studies
Genre / Classification
Incantations, food
Provenance
Unknown
Notes

CDLI No. P283741 refers to the text as  "Neo Babylonian".

According to BM catalogue: acquisition date 1896.

Incantation collective with Sumerian, Akkadian and Hybrid incs.

Text
 col. iv
2         kakkabū(MUL.MEŠ) a-ka-al-la-ku-nu-ti
3         šamû?(AN.NA) a-ka-al-la-ku-nu-ti
4         er-ṣe-tum a-ka-al-la-ki

5         An-nu-um a-ka-al-la-ka

6         dEn-líl a-ka-al-la-ka
7         a-di e-le-eq-qú-ú

8         ma-[á]š?-t[i]-it-ti ù ku-ru-um-ma-ti

9         [         ]x šamû?(AN.NA) šamû?(AN.NA)

10       [tu-én]-é-nu-ru
Translation
2         Stars, I hold you back!

3         Heavens, I hold you back!

4         Earth, I hold you back!

5         An, I hold you back!

6         Enlil, I hold you back!

7–8     Until I get my drink and food-portion!

9          ... heavens, heavens

10       Incantation formula

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
Anum DN Deities/Divine sphere 5
Enlil DN Deities/Divine sphere 6
erṣetum (KI) earth, land, netherworld Nature/Cosmological phenomena 4
kakkabum (MUL) star, meteor Nature/Cosmological phenomena 2
kalûm V (v.) G to hold (back), detain 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
kurummatum food allocation, ration Abstract concepts 8
leqûm (v.) G to take, take over; Š caus. of G 7
maštītum allowance of drink Abstract concepts 8
šamû I (AN) sky, heaven Nature/Cosmological phenomena 3, 9
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration and indices
03/10/07
Wagschal, Avigail
Formatting
22/09/08
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation and commentary
24/09/08
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
04/10/09
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections (formatting, commentary)
20/10/18
Meltzer, Keren
Semantics
17/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Photography, web-imaging
08/03/12
Zilberg, Peter
indexing verbal forms
02/06/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, Catalogue
11/12/19
Zomer, Elyze
Correction Title, addition note
12/08/20