YOS 11, 21b

SEAL no. 7187

Images
  • YBC 4598 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4598 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 4598 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4598 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 21van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 21
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 21van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 21
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
YBC 4598
Measurements
circumference
10.4x6.7x2.8
cm
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Edition
209 (no translation)
Genre / Classification
Incantations, love? / winning a court-case?
Love Literature
Provenance
Larsa area
Notes

CDLI P305832.

Coll. Farber, YOS 11, p. 65.

Text

Obv.

13         wa-aš-ṭ[a]-a-ti ki-ma [ṣeḫrim?]

14         le-em-ne-et er-ni-i[t-ta-ka ...]

15         a-na mi-i-nim ḫu-um-mu-[...]

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16         ra-bi-iṣ kalbum(UR.GI7) ra-bi-i[ṣ šaḫûm?]

17         i-na dīnim(DI.KU5) ù awātim(INIM-t[im?) ...   ]

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18         aṣ-ba-at qí-im-ma-a[t-ka? ...]

19         ap-ta-ṭa-ar ri-i[k]-sà-a[m] x [...]

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20         i-na di-nim ù a-wa-tim e[l]-q[é! er-ni-it-ti(?)]

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21         dEN.ZU ip-ti-il dNi[n-...]

22         [x x (x)] la a ka ŠI [ ... ]

 

Rev.

23         qāt(ŠU?) dUTU ku-tu-um-mi dINAN[NA]-ma? dNi[n-gi]r-gi4-[lum]

         / ù dNin-MAŠ wa-e-ru la te-ṭe-eḫ-ḫe-e e-li-[...]

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24         ṣe-e-nu pa-aš-šu-ru-[um]

25         pe-e-ti ba-ab-šu ma-am-ma-an ú-ul  ú-ša-a-ar-[šum?]

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Translation

Obv.

13         You(f.?) are harsh like [a baby(?)],

14         [Your(m.?) vic]tory (cry) is bad:

15         Why is...

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16         A dog is laying, a boar is laying:

17         in the trial and the legal case...

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18         I have caught [your(m.?) l]ock of hair,

19         I have released the contract ..

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20         I have gained [my victory(?)] in the trial and legal case!

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21         Sîn twisted(?), Ni[n-...]

22         ...

 

Rev.

23         The hand of Šamaš is my protection, Ištar, Nin-girgi[lum(?)],

24         and Nin-MAŠ are the commanders(?) - you will not approach to...

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24         The table is loaded,

25         his gate is open, (but) no one goes straight to [him].

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
awātum, amātu (INIM) word, matter, speech Abstract concepts,Verbal expressions 17, 20
bābum (KÁ) doorway, door, gate, entrance Fabricated objects,Locations/Buildings 25
dīnum (DI.KU5) verdict, case, judgement, legal decision Verbal expressions 17, 20
ernittum triumph, battle objective Abstract concepts,Human activities/actions 14, [20]
Ištar DN Deities/Divine sphere 23
kalbum (UR.GI7) dog Fauna (domestic) 16
kutummum covering Fabricated objects 23
lemēnum (v.) G to be(come) bad 14
leqûm (v.) G to take, take over; Š caus. of G [20]
Nin-MAŠ DN Deities/Divine sphere 23
Ningirgilum DN Deities/Divine sphere 23
paššurum (BANŠUR) table Fabricated objects 24
patālum (v.) G to twist 21
paṭārum (v.) G to loosen, release; G~D; N to be loosened 19
petûm II (v.) G to open, expose 25
qimmatum tuft, plume, lock of hair Body/Body parts,Fabricated objects 18
rabāṣum (v.) G to sit, be recumbent, lie in wait, lurk; Gtn regularly sit on, settle 16
riksum knot, bond, contract Fabricated objects 19
ṣabātum (v.) (DAB5) G to seize, take, hold 18, Y
šaḫûm (ŠAḪ) pig Fauna (domestic) [16]
ṣeḫrum I (LÚ.TUR) little, young, junior-; small, child, servant, baby Qualities/Attributes,Social status/Groups/Professions [13]
Sîn DN Deities/Divine sphere 21
ṭeḫûm (v.) G to approach, be(come) near to; D bring close to, affect 23
wašāṭum (v.) G to be(come) stiff, difficult 13
wā'erum leader? Social status/Groups/Professions 23
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration (based on NW), indices
06/05/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
14/04/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantic
21/09/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentary, corrections (indices)
20/12/10
Wagschal, Avigail
Indexing (stage 2)
05/02/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
13/08/19