Fs. de Meyer 75/83b

SEAL no. 7114

Images
  • IM 95317 rev. (Iraq Museum, Bagdad)IM 95317 rev. (Iraq Museum, Bagdad)
  • IM 95317 left edge, lower edge (Iraq Museum, Bagdad)IM 95317 left edge, lower edge (Iraq Museum, Bagdad)
  • Cavigneaux/Al-Rawi 1994, 83Cavigneaux/Al-Rawi 1994, 83
Copy / Photo
83 (copy, photo)
Tablet Siglum
IM 95317 (S 7/1600)
Collection
Iraq Museum, Baghdad
Studies
Cat. No. 147
Genre / Classification
Incantations, fish
Provenance
Sippar (mod. Tell Abu Ḥabbah)
Notes

On obverse Sum. Incantations and abracadabra.

Text

16      apum(GIŠ.GI) ša dSîn qanûm(GI) ša má-gan-na

17      dSîn be-li ú-su-u zi-bi-in-ka

18      da-an-nu-um li-ri-id a-na libbi(ŠÀ) ABZUx(DÉ)-e

19      bā'erum(ŠU.ḪA) i-ba-ar nūnam(KU6)

20      am-me-nim a-di ABZUx?(DÉ?) ṣú-ṣí {IM}{AṢ}im-a-aṣ

21      al-su-um-ma ak-šu-<da>-am-ma

22      il-su-ma-am-ma ⌈ú⌉-ul ik-šu-da-ni

23      Na-zi a-ba-ra-k[a-a]t dNin-gal

24      i-na pí-i na-zi a-ba-ra-ka-tim

25      ša dNin-gal li-ṣí-⌈a⌉-am-ma

26      nūnum(KU6) ša ap-pa-ri-im li-ṣí-a-am

27      tu-e-en-ne-nu-ri ù ma-da-di-im

Translation

16      Reed-bed of Sîn! Reed of Magan!

17      Sîn my lord! Pull out your reed-mat!

18      May the strong-one go down the midst of the Apsû!

19      The Fisherman is catching a fish:

20      Why has he cut the reed-thicket until the Apsû?

21      I ran and I reached (the fish) —

22      It ran (the fish?) but did not reach me!

23      Nazi is the stewardess of Ningal,

24      By the command of Nazi the stewardess

25      of Ningal: may it (the fish) come out to me!

26      May the fish of the marsh come out to me!

27      Incantation formula …

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
abarakkum, f. abarakkatum steward, housekeeper Social status/Groups/Professions 23, 24
appārum reed-bed, marsh Fabricated objects 26
Apsûm (ZU.AB) underground water (cosmic) Nature/Cosmological phenomena 18, 20!
apum (gišGI) reed-bed, reed Fabricated objects 16
bā'erum (ŠU.ḪA) fisherman Social status/Groups/Professions 19
bârum (v.) G to catch, trap 19
kašādum (v.) G to reach, arrive; D drive off, chase away 21, 22
lasāmum (v.) G to run 21, 22
Magan GN GN 16
maḫāṣum (v.) G to beat, strike; Gt to fight with each other 20
nasāḫum (v.) G to tear out, pull out, remove; G~D; N pass. be extracted, torn out 17
Nazi (//Nanše) DN Deities/Divine sphere 23, 24
Ningal DN Deities/Divine sphere 23, 25
nūnum (KU6) fish Fauna (wild) 20, 26
qanûm (GI) reed, cane Flora 16
Sîn DN Deities/Divine sphere 16, 17
ṣuṣûm reed-thicket Fabricated objects 20
warādum (v.) G to go down, descend; Gt to go down, descend; Š to send, take, bring down 18
waṣûm (v.) G to go out, depart; Š caus. of G 25, 26
zibnum reed mat Fabricated objects 17
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration and indices
18/03/07
Wagschal, Avigail
Corrections
19/03/07
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation and commentary
16/10/08
Wagschal, Avigail
Web-formatting
11/10/09
Meltzer, Keren
Semantic
16/08/10
Wasserman, Nathan
(Corrections: formatting)
17/09/10
Zilberg, Peter
indexing verbal forms
04/06/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Zomer, Elyze
Revision
26/10/19
Streck, Michael P.
Images, Catalogue
15/11/19