CUSAS 32, 20d

SEAL no. 7200

Images
  • MS 3086 (CDLI P252095)MS 3086 (CDLI P252095)
  • George 2016, 20George 2016, 20
Copy / Photo
Pl. LXI (copy)
CDLI P252095
Tablet Siglum
MS 3086
Measurements
circumference
15.5 x 6.5 x 2.8
cm
Collection
Schøyen Collection, Oslo
Edition
151 (II.J.2)
Genre / Classification
Incantations, bitumen
Provenance
Unknown
Notes

George 2016, 150f. takes this incantation as an Akk. version of the Sum. CUSAS 32, 43 (George 2016, 150f.). Although some phrases are parallel, equating these two incs. is questionable, as the Akkadian inc. is destined "for bitumen" while the topic of the Sum. inc. is different.

 

Text

14' [...] x a-na Urimki i-te-li⌉ [x x x] ⌈x⌉-⌈KI?⌉

15' [...]-⌈ur?⌉ a-ba-ra-ka-tim iṭ-ṭù-um iš-nu kar-r[a?-(am?)]

16' [.. .]-x-am a-na pi-šu šu-uk-na-ma le-sú ma-aḫ-ṣa-m[a]

17' [...] x li-it-ta-ra-ad ka-inim-ma iṭ-ṭù-[um]

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Translation

14' [When(?) (s)he] went up to Ur... ...,

15' [(s)he ...]the stewardesses. Bitumen. They have soaked the qu[ay(?)] with water.

16' “Place(pl.) the ... into his mouth and slap (pl.) his cheek,

17' so that [...] he goes down again and again!”. Incantation formula for bitumen.

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
abarakkum, f. abarakkatum steward, housekeeper 15'
elûm (v.) G to go up; D exalt 14'
iṭṭûm crude bitumen 15', 17'
KA.INIM.MA incantation formula, incantation 17'
karāṣum (v.) G to break off, pinch off 15'
lētum cheek; side Body/Body parts 16'
libbum (ŠÀ) heart, mind; inner body Body/Body parts 18'
maḫāṣum (v.) G to beat, strike; Gt to fight with each other 16'
pûm I (KA) mouth, statement, command, opening Body/Body parts 16'
šakānum (v.) (GAR) to put, place, lay down 16'
šanûm IV (v.) G to be changed, become different; D change (trans.) 15'
Urum GN 14'
warādum (v.) G to go down, descend; Gt to go down, descend; Š to send, take, bring down 17'
Revision History
Wasserman, Nathan
Cataloguing and corrections
26/09/17
Tulaikova, Yulia
Additions to Notes
29/10/17
Tulaikova, Yulia
Cataloguing
05/11/17
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
05/08/19