YOS 11, 16a (// YOS 11, 77b)

SEAL no. 7210

Images
  • YBC 5328 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 5328 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 5328 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 5328 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 5328 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 5328 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 16van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 16
  • YBC 9898 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 9898 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 9898 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 9898 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 9898 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 9898 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 9898 upper edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 9898 upper edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 77van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 77
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
YBC 5328; YBC 9898
Measurements
YOS 11, 16:
circumference
6.8 x 5.3 x 2.5
cm
YOS 11, 77:
circumference
7.5 x 5.0 x 2.0
cm
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Studies
Cat. No. 245, 261
Cat. No. 392a, 392b
Genre / Classification
Incantations, scorpion?
Provenance
Larsa area
Notes

YOS 11, 16 = CDLI P306413; YOS 11, 77 = CDLI P310429.

Coll. Farber, YOS 11, p. 64 (YOS 11, 16).

Text

YOS 11, 16a:1–3 = Text A; YOS 11, 77b:10–15 = Text B

 

A1         [ṣe(?)]-et er-ṣe-tim / ṭà-ab

B10         [            ]-ṣe-tim ṭa-ab

 

A2         ṣe-et a-sú-ri-im / na-pi-ša-am i-šu

B11–12             ⌈a⌉-sú-ri na-pi-ša-am! [i]-šu-ú

 

A3         it-ta-ṣe-a-ku-um tu-ú!(ras.) / ša a-wi-lu-tim du-up-pi-ir

B13–15                    lu-ta-di-ku ta-a ša a-wi-lú-ti du-up-pi-ir tu-ú-en-nu-ri 

Translation

A1=B10       [The gro]wth(?) of the earth - it is good,

A2=B11–12       The growth of the footing of the wall has a (pleasant) smell:

A3                     The spell of mankind has come out towards you - stay away!

B13–15       Let me cast the spell of mankind on you - stay away!

                         (incantation formula) 

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
asurrûm lower course, footing (of wall) Locations/Buildings 2 // 11
awīlūtum humanity, mankind Abstract concepts 3 // 13
duppurum (v.) D to move away, stay away A3 // B 13-15
erṣetum (KI) earth, land, netherworld Nature/Cosmological phenomena 1 // 10
išûm (v.) G to have A2 // B11-12
napīšum breath(ing), aroma Nature/Cosmological phenomena 2 // 11
ṣītum exit, (new) growth of plant, rise Abstract concepts [1], 2
tûm incantation (-formula) Rituals/Religious practices 3 // 13
waṣûm (v.) G to go out, depart; Š caus. of G A3
Revision History
Wagschal, Avigail
Transliteration (based on NW), indices
07/05/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
16/04/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantic
16/09/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentary, corrections (indices)
15/12/10
Zilberg, Peter
Indexing verbal forms
04/07/14
Zomer, Elyze
Correction
29/10/19
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
12/12/19