YOS 11, 4b

SEAL no. 7172

Images
  • YBC 4593 (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4593 (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 4593 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4593 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 4593 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4593 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 4593 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4593 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 4 obv.van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 4 obv.
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 4 rev.van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 4 rev.
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
YBC 4593
Measurements
circumference
8.7x5.5x2.5
cm
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Studies
Genre / Classification
Incantations, scorpion
Provenance
Larsa area
Notes

CDLI P274695. With a ritual.

Coll. Farber, YOS 11, p. 60.

First photo Klaus Wagensonner

Text

11        dSîn?(⌈ŠEŠ.KI⌉) i-na x [x x x ]-li?-im  

12        ki-a-am x [x x x x]-ú pí-ia-ma

13        ma-a-ri?⌉ [a?-wi?-lu?]-tim ma x tu ri?⌉ aq-bi-kum?⌉

14        ki-i la ta-am-ta-[li]-ik

15        ta?-wi-ir te-eṭ-ḫi

16        a-na ma-ka-al-ti ša i-ku-lu ṣu-ḫa-rum me-er-sà

17        a-li-ik ṣu-ḫa-rum li-ib-lu-uṭ-ma

 

Rev.

18        zu-qí-qí-pu-um li-mu-ut

19        ši-pa-at zu-qí-qí-pí-im

20        ki-ik-ki-ta-ša ša li-ib-bi u-zu-un i-me-e-ri

21        i-na mu-uḫ-ḫi sí-im-mi ta-ša-ka-an-ma

22        ši-ip-ta ta-na-an-di-i-ma ba-li-iṭ

Translation

11        Sîn in the ...  ... ...

12        thus .... .... of my mouth.

13        The person (lit. “son of mankind”) ... I told you:

14–15  "How, without considering, you came and drew near

16        to the bowl from which the boy ate the pie?!

17–18  Go! May the boy live and may the scorpion die!"

19        Incantation against a scorpion.

20–21  Its ritual: Place on lesion the substance (taken) from the inner ear of a donkey

22        and recite the (above) incantation, and he will recover.

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
akālum (v.) G to eat, consume, devastate; Gtn iter. of G 16
alākum (v.) (DU) G to go, walk; Gt go off, away; Gtn wander, go repeatedly, roam about, walk 17
awīlūtum humanity, mankind 13
balāṭum (v.) G to live, stat. be alive; D bring back to life, revive 17, 22
imērum (ANŠE) donkey Fauna (domestic) 20
like, how, if, that 14
kīam so, thus 12
kikiṭṭûm (KÌD.KÌD.BI; KI.KI.BI) ritual procedure Rituals/Religious practices,Verbal expressions 20
libbum (ŠÀ) heart, mind; inner body 20
mākaltum wooden dish Fabricated objects 16
malākum (v.) G to give advice; Gt to discuss, confer, consider, ponder 14
mār awīlūtim person ("son of mankind") 13
mārum (DUMU) boy, son, descendant 13
mâtum (v.) G to die 18
mersum ingredients for cake: dates, sesame, oil etc. Food/Drink 16
muḫḫum skull, top, head 21
nadûm III (v.) G to throw down, lay down 22
pûm I (KA) mouth, statement, command, opening 12
qabûm (v.) (DUG4) G to say, speak, command 13
šakānum (v.) (GAR) to put, place, lay down 21
simmum wound, lesion Diseases/Demons 21
Sîn DN Deities/Divine sphere 11
šiptum (ḖN; KAxUD) incantation, spell 19, 22
ṣuḫārum ((LÚ.)TUR; DI4.DI4.LA?) boy, male child, servant, adolescent Kinship terms,Social status/Groups/Professions 16, 17
ṭeḫûm (v.) G to approach, be(come) near to; D bring close to, affect 15
uznum ear, wisdom, understanding Body/Body parts 20
wârum (v.) G to go (up to); D instruct, govern 15
zuqiqīpum, zuqaqīpum (GÍR.TAB) scorpion Fauna (wild) 18, 19
Revision History
Wagschal, Avigail
Transliteration, indices
19/03/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
14/04/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
30/11/10
Zilberg, Peter
Indexing verbal forms
04/07/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Wasserman, Nathan
Edition, translation
19/11/18
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
21/08/19
Streck, Michael P.
Image
15/09/20