ZA 75, 198ff.b

SEAL no. 7145

Images
  • IB 1554 obv./Rev. (Iraq Museum)IB 1554 obv./Rev. (Iraq Museum)
  • IB 1554 lower/upper/left edge (Iraq Museum)IB 1554 lower/upper/left edge (Iraq Museum)
Copy / Photo
after p. 208 (photos)
Tablet Siglum
IB 1554
Measurements
circumference
25.5 x 8.0 x 2.5 x 4.5
cm
Collection
Iraq Museum, Baghdad
Genre / Classification
Incantations, love
Love Literature
Provenance
Isin (mod. Ishan Baḥriyat)
Notes
The tablet was found broken and sealed inside a vase in the corner of a wall. The present tablet was originally cut of a 3-columns tablet, before(?) our text was inscribed on it. 

CDLI No. P355910. 

Text

38 di-il-pi mu-ši-i-ta-am

39 ur-ri e ta-a-la-li

40 mu-ši e tu-uš-bi

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41 ka-inim-ma ša ki-ág-kam

Translation

38 Be(f.) awake at night-time!

39 At day-time may you(f.) not sleep!

40 At night-time may you(f.) not sit down!

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41 Incantation of the lover.

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
dalāpum (v.) G to stir up; N become restless; to be sleepless, to be kept awake 38
mušītum night(-time) Abstract concepts,Time concepts 38
mūšum (GI6) night(-time) Abstract concepts,Time concepts 40
ṣalālum (v.) G to lie down, sleep Human activities/actions 39
urrum daytime, morning, daybreak Time concepts 39
wašābum (v.) to sit, dwell 40
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration and indices
08/03/07
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation
29/12/09
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/12/09
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections
27/10/10
Bloch, Yigal
Online formatting and revision
13/05/17
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue, file name
12/12/19