BIN 4, 126

SEAL no. 7224

Images
  • NBC 3672 (Yale Babylonian Collection)NBC 3672 (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • Clay 1927, 126Clay 1927, 126
Copy / Photo
126 (copy)
Tablet Siglum
NBC 3672
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Genre / Classification
Incantations, Lamaštu
Provenance
Kaniš (mod. Kültepe)
Notes

CDLI No. P293870.

Photo: Klaus Wagensonner

Text

Obverse

1              iš-t[í]-a-at e-lá-at

2              a-pu-la-at

3              mu-uš-ta-ba-⌈ba⌉-at!

4              ù-tù-kà-at

5              lam-na-at bu-un-/tù

6              i-li-im

7              ma-ar-tù : A-ni-im

8              a-na ṭé-mì-⌈ša⌉ lá dam-qí-/[im]

 

Lower Edge

9              ma-al-ki-š[a]

10            pá-ru-im A-nu-um

 

Reverse

11            a-bu-ša : iš-tù

12            ša-ma-e : i-pu-ṣa-ší

13            qá-qá-ar-šu-um

14            a-na ṭé-mì-ša lá dam-qí-/im

15            ma-al-ki-ša sà-aḫ-i-/⌈im

16            pè-ra-sà : wa-ša-ra-/at

17            da-du-ša ša-aḫ-ṭù

18            a-na be-el lá i-li-im

 

Upper Edge

19            i-ša-ru-um

20            té-šé-er : šé-er-ʾa4-an

 

Left Edge

21            lá-áb-i-im tù-ra-mì

22            šé-er-ʾa4-an ṣú-ḫa-ri-/im

23            ù!(WA) lá-i-im

24            ta-áš-šu-ma

Translation

1              She is (only) one! she is a goddess!

2              She is late!

3              She is always parched!

4–5          She is a female utukku-demon! She is evil!

5–7          Daughter of a god. Daughter of Anum.

8–10        Because of her malevolent intention(s), her blasphemous decision(s),

10–13      Anum, her father, smashed her down to earth from heaven,

14–15      because of her malevolent intention(s), her rebellious descision(s)!

16–17      Her hair is loose. Her garments are stripped off.

18–20      She goes straight for the godless person(s)!

20–21      The muscles of lion she slackens!

22–23      The muscles of a child and the infant

24            she weakens!

 

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
abum father Kinship terms,Social status/Groups/Professions 11
Anum DN Deities/Divine sphere 7, 10
bēlum (EN) lord, master, proprietor, owner Social status/Groups/Professions 18
buntum daughter Kinship terms 5
dīdū, dādū female garment Fabricated objects 17
ilum (DINGIR) god, deity Deities/Divine sphere 6, 18
lābum lion Fauna (wild) 21
laʾûm small child Social status/Groups/Professions 23
malkum II advice Abstract concepts,Verbal expressions 10, 15
mārat Anim daughter of An 7
mārtum (DUMU.MUNUS) daughter, girl Kinship terms 7
pērtum, pēretum hair (of head) of humans, hair Body/Body parts 16
qaqqarum (KI) earth, ground Locations/Buildings,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 13
šamû I (AN) sky, heaven Nature/Cosmological phenomena 12
šer'ānum, šir'ānum (SA) vein, artery, ligament, tendon, nerve, sinew Body/Body parts 20, 22
ṣuḫārum ((LÚ.)TUR; DI4.DI4.LA?) boy, male child, servant, adolescent Kinship terms,Social status/Groups/Professions 22
ṭēmum thought, plan, instruction, information Abstract concepts,Verbal expressions 8, 14
utukkum (UDUG) evil demon (a kind of) Diseases/Demons 1
Revision History
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
09/05/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Semantics
29/05/10
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue
06/03/13
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Image, catalogue
08/11/19
Zomer, Elyze
Transliteration, Translation, Bibliography
31/12/19
Streck, Michael P.
Photo
15/09/20