YOS 11, 21a

SEAL no. 7211

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
Genre / Classification
Incantations, broken with a ritual
Provenance
Larsa area
Hybrid
Notes

CDLI P305832.

Akkadian incantation with a Sumerian formula.

Coll. Farber, YOS 11, 65.

Text

Obv.

(1–2 broken)

3 [ dAsal]-lú-ḫ[i                                    ]  

4 [ x x ] x ar x [        ] li [                       ]

5 [(x?)] na-ap-pa-x[              ] x šà id? [       ]

6 u4-ma-am [                  ] uk [      ]

7 dEN.ZU x [           ] x x ki/na [   ]

/ li-[                 ] UD [          ]

8 gi.im.gi.[            ] ki e bi [          ]

9 šu ḫu-u[š]-⌈x⌉ [x x x (x) dAs]al-lú.ḫ[i dum]u dEn-[ki-ke4]

/ nu-mu-un-da-búr-r[e        ] x-ke4

10 kikiṭṭâšu(KIN.KIN.BI) x SILÀ KEŠ [      ] X Ì.GIŠ ù 2 GI[Š     ]

11 a-na li-i[b-b]i-i[š-šu?] i-ša-at-t[a?...]

12 alluḫaram(IM.SAḪAR.BABBAR.KUR.RA) [      ] x ta x[      ]

/ a-na KEŠ.DÙG ta-[           ] x [          ]     

Translation

1–2 (broken)

3 Asarluḫi ...

4 ...

5 ...

6 In daytime ...

7 Sîn ...

8 ...

9 ... (even?) Asarluḫi, the son of Enki, cannot undo (this spell).

10 Its ritual (is): x seah of ... oil and 2 ... o[il...]

11 insi[de its...] he will ...

12 The A.-mineral ... ... into a good/sweet(?) beer... 

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
alluḫarum, annuḫrum (IM.SAḪAR.BABBAR.KUR.RA) mineral, kind of Materials 12
Asarluḫi/Asalluḫi DN Deities/Divine sphere 3, 9
Enki DN Deities/Divine sphere 9
kikiṭṭûm (KÌD.KÌD.BI; KI.KI.BI) ritual procedure Rituals/Religious practices,Verbal expressions 10
šikarum (KAŠ; KEŠ) beer, ale Food/Drink 12
Sîn DN Deities/Divine sphere 7
ṭābum (DU10) good, sweet Qualities/Attributes 12
ūmum I (UD) day, daily Time concepts 6
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration (based on NW), indices
06/05/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
19/05/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, corrections (indices)
20/12/10
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
13/08/19
Zomer, Elyze
Addition studies
30/04/20