YOS 11, 11

SEAL no. 7124

Images
  • YBC 9897 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 9897 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 9897 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 9897 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 9897 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 9897 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 11van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 11
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
YBC 9897
Measurements
circumference
6.4 x 4.6 x 2.5
cm
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Edition
Genre / Classification
Incantations, heart-seizure (plant)
Provenance
Larsa area
Notes

CDLI P310428.

Coll. Farber, YOS 11, p. 62.

Text

Obv.

1 dŠamaš(UTU) ša-am-ma-am iš-tu š[adîm](Ḫ[UR.SAG])

2 ù-še20-bi-ra-am

3 libbi(ŠÀ) dŠamaš(UTU) mu-še20-bi-ri-šu

4 iṣ-ba-at

5 libbi(ŠÀ) dSîn(NANNA) i-na ša-me-e iṣ-ba-at

6 libbi(ŠÀ) alpim(GU4i-na su-pu-ri-i[m] iṣ-ba-at

7 libbi(ŠÀ) immerim(UDU) i-na ta-ar-ba-ṣí-im iṣ-ba-at

8 libbi(ŠÀ) eṭlim(GURUŠ)  i-na šu-li-i-im iṣ-ba-at

9 libbi(ŠÀ) wardatim(KI.SIKIL) i-na me-lu-ul-ti-im iṣ-ba-at

10 ma-an-na-am lu-uš-pu-ur

11 a-na wa-ši-ib ap-sí-im

12 ⌈ra⌉-bi-i-im

13 dŠamaš(UTU) ša-am-ma-am [i]š-tu šadîm(ḪUR.SAG)

14 ú-še20-bi-ra-am-ma

15 libbi(ŠÀ) dŠamaš(UTU) mu-še20-bi-ri-i-šu iṣ-[ba-at]

16 libbi(ŠÀ) dS[în](NA[NNA]) i-na š[a-me-e iṣ-ba-at]

17 libbi(ŠÀ) al[pim(G[U4)]

(broken, several lines missing)

 

Rev.

1' [     ] x [    ]

2' [      ša-am-m]a-am?

3' [      ] ú-ša-ap-pí-i[l]

(rest uninscribed) 

Translation

1–2 Šamaš brought over the (magic) plant across the mountain —

3–4 It seized the heart of Šamaš who brought it across,

5 It seized the heart of Sîn in the sky,

6 It seized the heart of the ox in the stall,

7 It seized the heart of the sheep in the fold,

8 It seized the heart of the lad in the street,

9 It seized the heart of the maiden in the dance,

10–12 Whom should I send to the dweller of the great Apsû (saying):

13–14 “Šamaš brought over a plant across the mountain —

15 It seized the heart of Šamaš who brought it across,

16 It sei[zed] the heart of Sîn in the s[ky],

17 It [seized] the heart of the o[x…],"

(rest broken)

 

Rev.

1' (broken)

2'–3' ….[the pla]nt… he brought down

 (rest uninscribed) 

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
alpum (GU4) bull, ox Fauna (domestic) 6, 17
Apsûm (ZU.AB) underground water (cosmic) Deities/Divine sphere,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 11
ebērum (v.) G to cross over; Š make to cross, bring across 2, 14
eṭlum (GURUŠ; ŠUL) manly; young man Human activities/actions,Social status/Groups/Professions 8
immerum (UDU) sheep Fauna (domestic) 7
libbum (ŠÀ) heart, mind; inner body Body/Body parts 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17
mēlultum play, game Human activities/actions 9
mušēbirum that brings across 3, 15
ṣabātum (v.) (DAB5) G to seize, take, hold 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 1[5], [16]
šadûm I (KUR, ḪUR.SAG) mountain, open country Nature/Cosmological phenomena 1, 13
Šamaš, šamšum DN, sun Deities/Divine sphere 1, 3, 13, 15
šammum (Ú) grass, herb, plant Flora 1, 13, 2'
šapālum (v.) G to be, become low; D to lower, dig deep 3’
šapārum (v.) G to send, write Verbal expressions 10
Sîn DN Deities/Divine sphere 5, 16
šulûm street, lane, alley Locations/Buildings 8
supūrum sheepfold Locations/Buildings 6
tarbaṣum (TÙR) animal stall, courtyard, sheep-pen Fabricated objects,Locations/Buildings 7
wardatum (KI.SIKIL) girl, young woman Social status/Groups/Professions 9
wāšibum sitting, dwelling; inhabitant Human activities/actions,Social status/Groups/Professions 11
Revision History
Wagschal, Avigail
Transliteration (based on NW), indices
27/03/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
13/04/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, corrections
12/12/10
Zilberg, Peter
Indexing verbal forms
03/07/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
12/08/19