AuOr Suppl. 23, 20

SEAL no. 7229

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20
(pl. 11) (copy)
Tablet Siglum
RS 25.436
Measurements
circumference
46 x 48 x 22
cm
Edition
Studies
12, 18, 57, 89 fn. 389, 107, 165, 233, 235, 341, 345, 363, 383
Genre / Classification
Incantations
Provenance
Ugarit (mod. Ras Shamrah)
Notes

Contains the ‘Cow-of-Sîn’ narrative. The following parallels exist: MB/MA AS 16, 287f.c: ii 19-36; Iraq 31, pl. V–VIb: 51-62; KUB 4, 13a: 1'-14'; NA KAR 196/BAM 3, 248: iii 10-35; AMT 67/1: iii 4-29

Text

1’.        dNANNA-ru [Sîn ina šamê ištemme rigimša]

2’.        iš-ši ŠU-su a-n[a šamāmē?...]

3’.        2 la-mas-sa-at [šamê uridāni-(ma)]

4’.        1-et Ì BUR na-[ša-at šanītu ušappala?/našât? mê ḫalli]

5’.        il-pu-ut Ì [pūri pūssa]

6’.        me ḫal-li i[l-pu-ut kala zumriša]

7’.        iš-ni-m[a ilput šaman pūri pūssa]

8’.        me ḫal-li [ilput kala zumriša]

9’.        ina šal-ši [ina lapāti būru im(ta)qut]

10’.      a-na qa-[aq-qa-ri …]

(broken)

L.E.

11’.      […] EGIR GAR

Translation

1’.        The luminary [Sîn in heaven heard her screaming again and again.]

2’.        He (the healer) lifted his hand towards [heaven,]

3’.        two Lamassus [of heaven descended.]

4’.        One of them ca[rries] the oil-from-the-jar, [the other one brought down?/carries? water-(against)-birth- pains].

5’.        She smeared [her forehead] with oil-[from-the-jar],

6’.        water-(against)-birth-pains she sm[eared? on her whole body.]

7’.        A second time [she smeared her forehead with oil-from-the-jar,]

8’.        water-(against)-birth-pains [she smeared? on her whole body.]

9’.        [When she smeared] for the third time, [the calf fell down]

10’.      to the grou[nd …]

(broken)

11’.      […]

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
būrum II calf, (bull) calf 9'
ḫallum crotch; thigh (upper) Body/Body parts 4', 6', 8'
ištēn (DIŠ) one, single, the first one, first 4'
kalûm II (DÙ.A.BI) all, totality, everything Abstract concepts 6', 8'
lamassatum (dLAMMA) protective spirit, tutelary goddess Deities/Divine sphere 3'
lapātum (v.) G to touch; D ~ G 5', 6', 7', 8', 9'
maqātum (v.) G to fall, drop; Š caus. of G 9'
mû I (A(.MEŠ)) water Food/Drink,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 4', 6', 8'
nannārum light of the sky, moon Nature/Cosmological phenomena 1'
našûm (v.) to lift, carry, G to lift, carry Materials 2', 4'
pūrum (BUR) (stone) bowl Food/Drink 4', 5', 7'
pūtum forehead, brow Body/Body parts 5', 7'
qaqqarum (KI) earth, ground Locations/Buildings,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 10'
qātum (ŠU) hand Body/Body parts 2'
rigmum voice, cry, noise Emotions/Feelings,Human activities/actions,Verbal expressions 1'
šalšum third 9'
šamnum (Ì; Ì.GIŠ) oil, fat, cream Food/Drink 4', 5', 7'
šamnum (Ì; Ì.GIŠ) oil, fat, cream 4', 5', 7'
šamû I (AN) sky, heaven Nature/Cosmological phenomena 1', 2', 3
šanûm I second, next 4'
šanûm III (v.) G to do twice, do for a second time; D repeat 7'
šapālum (v.) G to be, become low; D to lower, dig deep 4'
šemûm (v.) G to listen, to hear; Gtn to hear, to listen again and again 1'
Sîn DN Deities/Divine sphere [1']
šina II two Abstract concepts 3'
warādum (v.) G to go down, descend; Gt to go down, descend; Š to send, take, bring down 3'
zumrum body, person Body/Body parts 6', 8'
Revision History
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
26/01/11
Hess, Christian W.
Cataloguing
01/01/12
Zomer, Elyze
Cataloguing
27/09/12
Zomer, Elyze
Addenda, Transliteration, Translation, Commentary, Notes
26/06/17
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
28/06/17
Zomer, Elyze
Cataloguing
28/06/17
Tulaikova, Yulia
Indexing
10/01/18
Zomer, Elyze
Studies
06/09/19
Streck, Michael P.
Image, catalogue
19/12/19