UET 6/1, 117 (Temple)

SEAL no. 7519

Copy / Photo
http://www.ur-online.org/subject/7329/
Tablet Siglum
U. 7836
Measurements
circumference
7.1x6.2x2.4
cm
Collection
British Museum, London, (returned to Iraq?)
Studies
Genre / Classification
Hymns and Prayers, Temple
Bilingual
Provenance
Ur (mod. Tell el-Muqayyar)
Text
Obv.
1 é-igi-du8-bi-ì-silim
2 É a-me-er-šu ša-lim
3 é-ní-gal-bi-an-ki-šú-a
4 É na-am-ri-ru-ka
ša-me-e er-ṣe-tam sà-aḫ-pu
6 é-šu-luḫ-u18-ru
7 É ⌈ša šu⌉-luḫ-ḫu-š[u n]a-ak-lu
8 é-n[am-ti-s]ù-[ud]
 
Rev.
Beginning broken
1 ⌈é šu⌉ x [...]
2 ⌈É šu⌉-[...]
3 ⌈é-u18⌉-ru-m[aḫ? ...]
4 ⌈É⌉ ⌈x x⌉ [x x x] ⌈x⌉
dUtu-èš-[abzu-nir]-ĝál
6 É AB[ZU e-t]e-el
7 [é] ⌈di-im⌉⌈dím⌉-an-ki
8 ⌈É⌉ ba-an ša-me-e er-ṣe-ti
dNin-šubur-é-kù-ta-nir-ĝál
10 dNin-šubur É ABZU e-te-el
Translation
Obv.
1 House: Who beholds it, is safe.
2 House: Who beholds it, is safe.
3 House: Whose great terror covers heaven (and) earth.
4 House: your splendor
5 covers heaven (and) earth.
6 House: Whose purification rites are exalted.
7 House: whose purification rites are sophisticated.
8 House: ⌈It prolongs life⌉.
 
Rev.
Beginning broken
1 House: ...
2 House: ...
3 House: Exalted, gr[eat(?) ...]
4 House:
5 O Utu, the sanctuary [“subterranean ocean” is pr]ince.
6 The house “sub[terranean ocean” is pri]nce.
7 House: which makes heaven (and) earth.
8 House: which creates heaven (and) earth.
9 O Ninšubur, the house is prince through(?) shining.
10 O Ninšubur, the house “subterranean ocean” is prince.
Revision History
Wasserman, Nathan
Photography, web-imaging
08/03/12
Streck, Michael P.
Bibliography, transliteration, translation, commentary
29/01/13
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