CCT 5, 50e

SEAL no. 7217

Images
  • Smith/Wiseman 1956, 50eSmith/Wiseman 1956, 50e
  • Kouwenberg/Fincke 2013, 143Kouwenberg/Fincke 2013, 143
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
BM 113625
Measurements
circumference
2.9 × 3.85 × 1.45
cm
Collection
British Museum, London
Genre / Classification
Incantations, woman in labor
Provenance
Kaniš (mod. Kültepe)
Notes

Shows similarities to kt 90/k 178: 5-14.

Text

1'       [i-n]aa-pí⌉-[ša]

2'       [q]á--ra-am ⌈| ⌉-[-uq (?)]

3'       ⌈i⌉-na -im-a-té-š[a]

4'       ta-sà-ra-aq

5'       bētam(É-tam) | ma-na-ša-|am

6'       la-áš-pu-ur

7'       ma-na-ša-am

8'       lu-e-e-er

9'       a-na ma-ru-⌈a⌉-[at]

10'     ša-⌈su⌉-ursebe⌉(7) [0?]

11'     ù sebe(7)-ma | ma-re-ki-|na

12'     ta-áp-šu-kà-té-ki-na

13'     [l]i-qí-a-ni-ma

14'     [x      ]x-x ⌈DÍ⌉ | ⌈GA⌉ [

Rest of reverse lost

Translation

1'–2'  … she sweeps(?) the ground with her nose,

3'–5'  with her tears she sprinkles the house.

6'–11' Whom should I send to the Seven and Seven Daughters of Šassur and whom should instruct with the orders?

11'–13'        “Take your(f. pl.) spades and your baskets and …” 

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
appum nose, tip, crown (of tree) Body/Body parts 1'
dimtum II tear Body/Body parts 3'
esēqum (v.) G to incise, carve 2'
leqûm (v.) G to take, take over; Š caus. of G 13'
mannum who?, who 5'
marrum II shovel, spade Fabricated objects 11'
mārtum (DUMU.MUNUS) daughter, girl Kinship terms 9'
qaqqarum (KI) earth, ground Locations/Buildings,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 2'
šapārum (v.) G to send, write Verbal expressions 6', 7'
sarāqum (v.) G to strew, sprinkle, pour 4'
Šaššur DN Deities/Divine sphere 10'
sebe seven ? 10', 11'
tupšikkum earth basket, brick-carrying frame Fabricated objects,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 12'
wârum (v.) G to go (up to); D instruct, govern 8'
Revision History
Zilberg, Peter
Transliteration, indexing
12/11/13
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections: transliteration, indexing
14/11/13
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation
14/11/13
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
07/11/19