Fs. Hirsch 427

SEAL no. 7220

Images
  • Veenhof 1996, 427Veenhof 1996, 427
Copy / Photo
427 (copy)
Tablet Siglum
kt a/k 611
Measurements
circumference
5.0 x 5.0 x 1.5
cm
Collection
Anadolu Medeniyetleri Müzesi, Ankara
Edition
Genre / Classification
Incantations, dog
Provenance
Kaniš (mod. Kültepe)
Text

1          da-mu-um / da-ma-mu-um

2          kà-al-bu-um

3          ṣa-al-mu-um

4          i-tí-li-im / ra-bi4-iṣ

5          ú-qá-a ellatam(ILLAT-tám)

6          pá-ri-is-tám eṭ-lamx

7          dam-qám / i-ta-na-áp-/l[i-sà]

8          e-na-šu ma-nam

9          lá-áš-pu-ur

10        a-na ma-ru-a-at É-/a

1          4 [+3 ù 5+]2-ma

12        [kàr-pá-tí]-ki-na

13        ša sà-am-tim ú kà-ni-ki-/na

14        ša ḫu-lá-li-im

15        li-qí-a-ma al-kà-ma

16        i-na na-ri-im

17        [ku?-p]u-ra ma-i [e-lu-tim]

18        [x x] x GA a[l-x (x)]

19        [x (x)]-nim [x x (x)]

20        [x x] x [x x (x)]

21        x x x [x x x]

 

Lower Ed.

22        ṣí-i eṭ-lúm

 

Left Ed.

23        [a-n]a iš-ri-kà / [t]ù-ur 

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Translation
1          A dark howler,

2–4      a black dog is lying on the tell,

5–6      waiting for the spread-out caravan.

6–8      Its eyes look around for a beautiful lad.

8–10    Whom should I send to the daughters of Ea,

11         Seven, indeed seven they are - saying:

12–15   'Take your jars of carnelian and your pot-stands of chalcedony

15–17    and go and in the river [clean]se (them) in [pure] water!'

18–21    (broken)

22–23    Get out young man and return (in peace) to your place!

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
Ea DN Deities/Divine sphere 10
eṭlum (GURUŠ; ŠUL) manly; young man Human activities/actions,Social status/Groups/Professions 6, Lo E
ḫulālum (na4NÍR) stone (valuable, a kind of) Materials 14
illatum, illitum, ellutum band, group, clan Kinship terms 5
īnum (IGI) eye Body/Body parts 8
kalbum (UR.GI7) dog Fauna (domestic),Fauna (wild) 2
kannum I vessel-stand, large vessel (kind of), pot stand; jar Fabricated objects 13
karpatum (DUG) clay pot Fabricated objects 12
mārāt Ea daughters of Ea Deities/Divine sphere 10
mû I (A(.MEŠ)) water Food/Drink 17
nārum I (ÍD) river, watercourse, canal Nature/Cosmological phenomena 16
ṣalmum (GI6) I black, dark Qualities/Attributes 3
sāmtum (NA4.GUG) redness, carnelian Materials 13
tīlum, tillum (DU6) tell, ruin heap Nature/Cosmological phenomena 4
Revision History
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
09/05/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Transliteration, translation, commentary
17/09/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
17/09/10
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Image, catalogue
08/11/19
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