ZA 75, 198ff.d

SEAL no. 7147

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
Edition
Genre / Classification
Incantations, "loosening"? 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

53        am-mi-ni da-an-na-ti ki-ma mu-ur-di-nu qí-iš-tim

54        am-mi-ni ki-ma e-e-ri-im la-ʾì-im er-ni-it-ta-ka le-em-né-et

55        a[m]-mi-ni za-a-wa-nu pa-nu-ú-ki

56        [am-m]i-ni a-al-qá-ku la a-ba-aš-ši

 

Lo. Ed.

57        i-na li-ib-bi-ka ni-il ka-al-bu-um

58        ni-il ša-i-ú-um

59        at-ta i-ti-lam-ma lu-na-as-sí-a-am za-ap-pi-ka

60        ša qá-ti-ka le-qè-a-am-ma a-na qá-ti-ia šu-ku-un

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61        KA.inim.ma pi-i-ir-tum

Translation

53           Why are you(m.) harsh like a bramble (bush) of the forest?

54           Why is your(m.) triumph-cry as bad as (that) of a little child?

55           Why is your(f.) face inimical?

56           Why am I lost? (Why) do I not exist (for you)?

 

Lo. Ed.

57–58     In your(m.) heart lies a dog, lies a boar –

59           You(m.), lay with me so that I may pluck your bristles!

60           What is in your(m.) hand take for me and place in my hand!

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61           “Loosening” (?) incantation.

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
amurdinnum, murdinnum bramble? Flora 53
bašûm (v.) G to be, exist; Š bring into being, create 56
danānum (v.) G to be(come) strong, powerful 53
ernittum triumph, battle objective Abstract concepts,Human activities/actions 54
ḫalāqum (v.) G to be lost 56
itūlum (v.) Gt to lie down, sleep, be lying 59
kalbum (UR.GI7) dog Fauna (domestic),Fauna (wild) 57
laʾûm small child Social status/Groups/Professions 54
lemēnum (v.) G to be(come) bad 54
leqûm (v.) G to take, take over; Š caus. of G 60
nâlum (v.) G to lie down; Š lay s.o. down Verbal expressions 57, 58
nasāḫum (v.) G to tear out, pull out, remove; G~D; N pass. be extracted, torn out 59
qištum (GIŠ.TIR) forest, wood Flora,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 53
šaḫûm (ŠAḪ) pig Fauna (domestic) 58
ṣeḫrum I (LÚ.TUR) little, young, junior-; small, child, servant, baby Qualities/Attributes,Social status/Groups/Professions 54
zappum comb; tuft of hair; the star cluster Pleiades Body/Body parts,Fauna (domestic) 59
zāwiānum enemy Social status/Groups/Professions 55
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration and indices
08/03/07
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation and commentary
09/01/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
09/01/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantic
16/09/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections
27/10/10
Wagschal, Avigail
Indexing (stage 2)
27/02/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Bloch, Yigal
Online formatting and revision
13/05/17
Streck, Michael P.
Filename, images, catalogue
12/12/19