VS 17, 4

SEAL no. 7182

Images
  • VAT 8363 obv. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)VAT 8363 obv. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)
  • VAT 8363 rev. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)VAT 8363 rev. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)
  • Van Dijk 1971, 4Van Dijk 1971, 4
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
VAT 8363
Measurements
circumference
4.0x6.0x1.5
cm
Collection
Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin
Edition
Studies
Genre / Classification
Incantations, snake
Notes

Rev. uninscribed. CDLI P343025. Collated (NW) 2/2/2011.

Text
Obv.
1         [u]l!-lu-úḫ ki-ma gi5-ṣí-i-im
2         [w]a-ru-uq ki-ma dTišpak         

3         a-pa-šu {šu} mu-tum pi-šu na-ab-lum  

4         li-ša-na-šu bi-ir-bi-ir-ru-um     

5         bi-ir-bi-ir-ru-šu li-a-wu-ti-a-am

6         TU6 en.é.nu-ru

7         KA.inim.ma muš-ti-l[a-kam]
 

(Rev. uninscribed)

Translation
1         Tufted like a thorn,

2         Green like Tišpak.

3         Its nose is death, its mouth is a flash,

4         Its double-tongue a flame.

5         Its radiance is...

6         Incantation formula.

7         Spell (to revive) from a snake.

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
appum nose, tip, crown (of tree) Body/Body parts 3
birbirrū radiance, sparkle, flash Nature/Cosmological phenomena 4, 5
giṣṣum thorn(-bush) Flora 1
lišānum tongue (of flame), tongue, language Body/Body parts 4
li'atum saliva Body/Body parts 5
mūtum death Abstract concepts,Diseases/Demons,Human activities/actions 3
nablum flash of fire, flame, fire-arrow Nature/Cosmological phenomena 3
pûm I (KA) mouth, statement, command, opening Body/Body parts 3
t/dium? mng. unknown ? 5
Tišpak DN Deities/Divine sphere 2
warqum, erqum yellow, green Qualities/Attributes 2
Revision History
Wagschal, Avigail
Transliteration, indices
19/06/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
09/05/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantic
29/09/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
25/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentary
25/10/10
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Image, catalogue
12/08/19
Streck, Michael P.
Images
17/08/20