YOS 11, 4c

SEAL no. 7173

Images
  • YBC 4593 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4593 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 4593 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4593 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 4 rev.van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 4 rev.
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
YBC 4593
Measurements
circumference
8.7 x 5.5 x 2.5
cm
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Genre / Classification
Incantations, scorpion
Provenance
Larsa area
Notes

CDLI No. P274695.

Coll. Farber, YOS 11, p. 60.

Text

Rev.

23        bi-ri-it ídIdiglat (IDIGNA) ù ídLagaš (ŠIR.BUR.LAki)

24        uš-ši i-na <e>-pé-ši-im a-ma-ri i-na šu-ba-al-ku-tim

25        ú-ba-an dS[în ṣe-ḫe-er-tam]

26        zu-qí-qí-[pu-um iz­-qú-u]t

27        x [… ... ... t]im?

28        x [… ... ...] x

29        x [… ... ...]

(rest broken) 

Translation

23        Between the Tigris and the canal of Lagaš,

24        while preparing the foundations, while turning over the brick pile,

25–26  the scorpion stung Sîn’s little finger.

27–29  ...

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
amarum pile of bricks Fabricated objects 24
birīt between, among 23
epēšum (v.) G to do, make, build; Gt to do throroughly; Št be active, work on; N pass. of G 24
Idiglat GN, Tigris GN 23
Lagaš (ídŠIR.BUR.LAki) GN, Lagaš river GN 23
nabalkutum (v.) N to cross over Š caus. send, bring across 24
ṣeḫrum I (LÚ.TUR) little, young, junior-; small, child, servant, baby [25]
Sîn DN Deities/Divine sphere [25]
ubānum finger, toe Body/Body parts 25
uššum foundation(s) Fabricated objects 24
zaqātum (v.) G to sting [26]
zuqiqīpum, zuqaqīpum (GÍR.TAB) scorpion Fauna (wild) 26
Revision History
Wagschal, Avigail
Transliteration, indices
21/03/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
14/04/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantic
16/09/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentary
30/11/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections (commentary)
25/12/10
Zilberg, Peter
Indexing verbal forms
04/07/14
Wasserman, Nathan
Edition, translation
19/11/18
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
12/12/19