CUSAS 30, 448

SEAL no. 7227

Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
CUNES 52-15-029
Measurements
circumference
48 x 72
cm
Collection
The Cornell University Collection, Ithaca, New York
Edition
Studies
6, 16, 30, 31, 32, 33, 46, 79, 99, 118, 145f., 232, 354f.
Genre / Classification
Incantations, baby
Notes

First Millennium duplicates  // LKA 9: r. 16’21’

 

CDLI No. P326684

Text

Obv.

  1. ÉN.É.NU.[RU]
  2. a-ši-ib ek-le-ti bi-nu-ut a-wi-l[u-ti]
  3. am-mi-ni!(IR) la «ta» tab-ki⌉ ⌈i⌉-na lìb-bi um-m[i-ka]
  4. aš-šu tu-ṣa-am-ma-a ta-mu-r[u]
  5. [š]a-ru-ru dUTU-š[i]
  6. tu-uš-tab-ki ta-ra-ti-ka
  7. tu-uš-ta-dir mu-še-ni-qé-ti-ka
  8. i-na i-in a-bi-ka ù um-mi-ka
  9. di-ma-ta ta-aš-tak-⌈na
  10. [k]i-ma né-ḫu-ú-ti me-e bu-ú-ri
  11. ki⌉-ma ṣal-la-li-i im-⌈mi⌉-ir ṣa-bi-⌈tim
  12. ki⌉-⌈maa-⌈likur-ki al-pi ṭa-ri-du-ti
  13. li-i[m]-taq-qú-ta-ak-ku ku-ú-rum
  14. ÉN ul iu-ut-tu
  15. ⌈ÉN⌉ dé-⌈aù dASAL.LÚ.ḪI
  16. ⌈ÉN⌉ dNIN.GÌRIM EN ši-p[a-ti]
  17. dgu-la id-di-⌈ma a-na-ku aš-ši TU6.É[N]
  18. KA.INIM.MA LÚ.TUR ḪUN.GÁ.KAM

(ritual agenda)

Translation
  1. INCANTATION:
  2. (O) one who dwells in darkness, creation of mankind!
  3. Why did you not cry in the womb of your mother ?
  4. (Is it) because you came out and saw
  5. the rays of sunlight!
  6. You made your nurses cry!
  7. You frightened your wet nurses!
  8. In the eye(s) of your father and mother
  9. you put tears!
  10. Like the peaceful waters in a well,
  11. Like a sleepy buck? born of a gazelle,
  12. Like the ox-driver, the driven cattle
  13. May a daze fall over you!
  14. The incantation is not mine,
  15. It is the incantation of Ea and Asalluḫi,
  16. It is the incantation of Ningirim, mistress of spells!
  17. Gula casted it (i.e the incantation), I repeated it! INCANTATION
  18. INCANTATION to appease a baby
Revision History
Zomer, Elyze
Catalogue, Data, Transliteration, Translation, Notes
26/06/17
Zomer, Elyze
Cataloguing
28/06/17
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
28/06/17
Tulaikova, Yulia
Additions to Notes
29/10/17
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