Or. 66, 61

SEAL no. 7225

Images
  • Michel 1997a , 61Michel 1997a , 61
Copy / Photo
61 (copy )
Tablet Siglum
kt 94/k 821
Measurements
circumference
5.3x5.0x1.5
cm
Collection
Anadolu Medeniyetleri Müzesi, Ankara
Genre / Classification
Incantations, against Lamaštu
Provenance
Kaniš (mod. Kültepe)
Notes

 tabula ansata

Text

Obverse

1              e-za-at pu-ul-ḫa-at

2              i-lá-at na-ma-ra-at

3              ba-ar-ba-ra-tum

4              ma-ra-at A-ni-im

5              i-na sà-sí-im

6              mu-ša-‹‹mu››-bu-ša

7              i-na el-pé-tim

8              ru-‹‹du››-ba-sà

9              eṭ-lá-am

 

Lower Edge

10            ta-kà-lá

11            pá-ra-am ar-ḫa-am

 

Reverse

12            ta-na-sà-ḫa-am

13            zi-ba-sú ṣa-ḫu-ru-tim

14            na-pu-ṣú-um tù-na-pí-/iṣ

15            ší-bu-tim ta-ša-/qí-a-mì

16            me-e bi-iš-ri-im

17            ší-ip-tum lá i-a-tum

18            ší-pá-at Ni-ki-li-il5

19            be-el ší-pá-tim

20            Ni-kà-ra-ak

21            ta-dí-ší-ma

22            a-na-ku al-qé-/ší

Translation

1              She is fierce! She is fearsome!   

2              She is a goddess! She is radiating!

3              She is a she-wolf!

4              Daughter of Anum!

5–6          In the grass is her dwelling,

7–8          in the alfafa-grass is her lair!

9–11        She holds back the young man.

12–13      (Of) the quick mule she tears off its tail.

13–14      She verily smites the little ones.

15–16      She gives the old ones amniotic water to drink, so they say.

17–19      The spell is not mine, it is the spell of Ninkillil, the lord of spells!

20–22      Ninkarrak casted it, I received it!

 

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
Anum DN Deities/Divine sphere 4
barbartum, barbarratum (?) she-wolf Fauna (wild) 3
bēlum (EN) lord, master, proprietor, owner Social status/Groups/Professions 19
elpetum alfalfa grass Flora 7
eṭlum (GURUŠ; ŠUL) manly; young man Human activities/actions,Social status/Groups/Professions 9
mārtum (DUMU.MUNUS) daughter, girl Kinship terms 4
mārum (DUMU) boy, son, descendant Kinship terms,Social status/Groups/Professions 11
mê pišrim amniotic water Body/Body parts 16
mû I (A(.MEŠ)) water Food/Drink 16
mūšabum dwelling, domicile, seat, throne, dwelling place Fabricated objects 6
Nikilil DN Deities/Divine sphere 18
Nikkarrak DN Deities/Divine sphere 20
rubṣum litter, bedding, dung Fauna (domestic),Locations/Buildings 8
ṣaḫḫurum very small Qualities/Attributes 13
sassatum grass, turf Flora 5
šībum elder, old (person) Social status/Groups/Professions 15
simtum appropriate symbol, characteristic Abstract concepts 13
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration and indices
15/10/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
19/05/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantic
29/09/10
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Image, catalogue
08/11/19
Zomer, Elyze
Filename, Transliteration, Translation, Bibliography
01/01/20