ASJ 19, 265f. (Utu/Šamaš)

SEAL no. 7516

Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
BM 78614 (Bu 88-5-12, 525)
Collection
British Museum, London
Edition
Genre / Classification
Hymns and Prayers, Utu/Šamaš
Bilingual
Provenance
Sippar (mod. Tell Abu Ḥabbah)
Text
1 [...] u4-ḫé-gal-an-na ùl á-z[i-da-zu]
[...] u4-ḫé-gal-an-na ul-li i-mi-it-ti-[ka]
2 [...] u4-ḫuš-gal-an-na ùl á-gùb-bu-zu
[...] x⌉ u4-ḫu-uš-gal-an-na ul-li šu-me-li-ka
3 [...] x⌉ u4-sumur(KÚŠ)-gal-an-na šudul á-zi-da-[zu]
[...] x⌉ u4-su-mu-ur-gal-an-na ni-ri i-mi-ti-[ka]
4 [...] x⌉ u4-nir-gal-an-na šudul á-gùb-bu-zu
[...] u4-ne-er-gal-an-na ni-ri šu-me-li-k[a]
5 [...] NE ḫa-mun-si-sá giri17-⌈dab?⌉-z[u]
[...] x⌉ GI ḫa-mu-si-si ka-ar-⌈ta⌉-⌈ap?⌉-k[a]
6 [...] x x dŠà-ga-diri-ga kuš7-z[u?]
[...] dŠà⌉-ga-di-ri-ka ki-zu-[ka?]
7 [...] ⌈x⌉ ⌈x⌉ ⌈x⌉ [...]
[...] šu-ka-⌈x⌉ [...   ]
8 [...] ⌈x⌉ [...]
Rev.
Beginning broken
(traces)
[...] šà-bi gál ḫa-ma-ab-TAKA4 níg nam-[x]
[... mi]-⌈im⌉-mašu-um-šu lu-⌈um⌉-mi-[id?]
[... ú]-ḫúb-me-en igi ḫu-mu-ni-in-d[u8]
[... s]u-ku-ka-a-ku u-úl a-na-aṭ-[ṭá]-⌈al
[... x⌉-mi-du11-ga-ka ma-ab-diri
[... mi-im]-⌈ma⌉ iq-bu-ú ú-ša-te-er
[... gíd]-i tu-lu-da níg ur5 sa6-ge-dè
[... š]a-da-du ù ru-mu-ú ša ṭú-ub ka-ba-ti
 
Up.Ed. [mu] 26 (+x?)-[kam]

 

Translation
Obv.
1 [...] Uḫegalanna (“the abundant storm of heaven”) is (at) your right rein.
2 [...] Uḫusgalanna (“the terrifying great storm of heaven”) is (at) your left
rein.
3 [...] Usumurgalanna (“the dreadful great storm of heaven”) is (at) your right yoke.
4  [...] Unirgalanna (“the noble storm of heaven”) is (at) your left yoke.
5  [...] Ḫamunsisa (“just harmony”) is your hostler.
6  [...] Šagadirigga (“surpassing heart”) is your groom.
7–8   broken
Rev.
l'  [...] infor[m] (me) of [ev]erything!
2' [...] I am [de]af, cannot see.
3' [... wh]at he had said, he increased.
4' [... to p]ull and to release for the well-being of the mind.
rest broken
 
Upper edge
         26 (+ x?) [lines].
Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
ḫamusisi (//ḫa-mun-si-sá) "just harmony", DN Deities/Divine sphere 5
imittum (//á-zi-da) right hand, right side Abstract concepts 1, 3
kabattum (//ur5) liver, mood, mind Body/Body parts 4'
kartappum (//giri17-dab) hostler, (animal) driver Social status/Groups/Professions ⌈5⌉
kizûm (//kuš7) groom Social status/Groups/Professions 6
nīrum (//šudul) yoke Fabricated objects 3, 4
Šagadirriga DN Deities/Divine sphere 6
šumēlum (//á-gùb-bu) left side, left hand Abstract concepts 2, 4
šumum (MU) name; son; line of text Abstract concepts,Verbal expressions 1'
ṭūbum (//sa6.g) goodness, happiness, prosperity Abstract concepts 4'
Uḫegalanna "abundant storm of heaven", a heavenly beast Deities/Divine sphere 1
Uḫušgalanna "terrifying great storm of heaven", a heavenly beast Deities/Divine sphere 2
ḫullum (//ùl) neck ring, torc Fabricated objects 1, 2
Unirgalanna "noble storm of heaven", a heavenly beast Deities/Divine sphere 4
Usumurgalanna "dreadful great storm of heaven", a heavenly beast Deities/Divine sphere 3
Revision History
Wende, Janine
Transliteration, bibliography, indices
31/05/11
Wasserman, Nathan
Photography, web-imaging
08/03/12
Streck, Michael P.
Corrections (bibliography, transliteration, index), translation, commentary
28/01/13