BM 97331a

SEAL no. 7197

Images
  • BM 97331 obv. (British Museum)BM 97331 obv. (British Museum)
  • BM 97331 lower edge (British Museum)BM 97331 lower edge (British Museum)
  • BM 97331 rev. (British Museum)BM 97331 rev. (British Museum)
Tablet Siglum
BM 97331
Collection
British Museum, London
Edition
Wasserman, in preparation
Genre / Classification
Incantations
Text

Obv.

1 aṣ-ba-at šamê(AN)?aṣ-ba-at pí ka-ka-bi

2 i-na ša-ma-ia

3 pa-ši-ri ùpa-ši-ir-tim

4 pa-ši-ir-ti? i+na li-li⌉-ša ⌈x⌉ [(x)] ⌈x⌉

5 ⌈x⌉ [x x (x)] ⌈GÍR?.TAB?[š]a zi-iq-t[ì?]-⌈šu?

6 [x x x x] ⌈i?-na?nix (x)⌉ ⌈mi? lu?⌈x (x)⌉

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7 [x x x x] ⌈ar?⌉ ma zi

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8 [x x x]-⌈x⌉-ri i-na bu-ud ta-ri-tim

 

Lower Edge

9 […] ⌈x⌉ za-aq-tu-um-ma

10 [x x x] li!-ta-pa-aṣ pa-še-er-ša

Translation

1–2 I seized the mouth of the sky?! I seized the mouth of the stars above me (lit. my sky)!

3 (I seized) the mouth of my male and female releaser!

4 My female releaser in the night (lit. her night) […]

5–6 […] the scorpion of which its sting […]

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7 […]

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8 […] on the shoulders of the nurse

9 […] the pointed one!

10 […] may her releaser be smashed!

 

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
būdum, pūdum shoulder 8
ina in, on, by, from 2, 4, 8
kakkabum (MUL) star, meteor 1
līlum evening, night [4]
napāṣum (v.) Dt (?); G to kick, strike, crush 10
pāširum, f. pāširtum dream interpreter, undoer, dissolver of spells 3, [4], 10
pûm I (KA) mouth, statement, command, opening 1, 3
ṣabātum (v.) (DAB5) G to seize, take, hold 1
šamû I (AN) sky, heaven 1, 2
tārītum nurse, nanny 8
zaqtum pointed, coming to a point 9
ziqtum disease of sting-marks or pimples (a kind of), sting, sharp point [5]
zuqiqīpum, zuqaqīpum (GÍR.TAB) scorpion [5]
Revision History
Wasserman, Nathan
Photography, web-imaging
08/03/12
Streck, Michael P.
Images, file name
05/12/19
Tulaikova, Yulia
Indexing
30/01/21