UET 1, 146 // VS 24, 41 (Hammurāpi)

SEAL no. 7523

Images
  • VAT 19236 obv. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)VAT 19236 obv. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)
  • VAT 19236 rev. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)VAT 19236 rev. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)
Tablet Siglum
BM 118551 // VAT 19236 // U.3263 // U.3355 // U.6965
Measurements
VAT 19236
circumference
13.2x6.6x3.2
cm
BM 118551
circumference
30.1x11.4x2.2
cm
Collection
British Museum, London
Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin
Edition
Genre / Classification
Hymns and Prayers, Hammurāpi
Bilingual
Duplicate
Notes

UET 1, 146: CDLI No. P227549

VS 24, 41: CDLI No. P347160

VS 24, 41 is a MB text.

Text

Main witness (UET 1,146)

Col. I’ A

  1. […] x […] x
  2. […] x
  3. […] x […] x
  4. […] x
  5. […] x […] x
  6. […] x

rest broken

Col. I’ B

  1. ⸢i?-na? me⸣-lám-mi ù na-wi-ra-tim
  2. šu-ba-at šar-ru-tim
  3. šu-ur-šu-dam
  4. i-na IGI.ĜÁL ù ne-me-qí-im
  5. ni-ši i-ta-ar-ra-am
  6. i-na sak-ki ù ra-šu-ba-tim
  7. su-un-nu-uq a-wa-a-⸢tim⸣
  8. a-la-ak-[ti GN] l[a-ma-da-am (?)…]
  9. ⸢a-wa⸣-x […]

rest broken

Col. II’ A

  1. ? [ni]m?⸢ki⸣
  2. gu-[t]i-umki
  3. su-bir4ki
  4. tu-uk-ri-iški-ke4
  5. kur-bi bad-du (???)
  6. eme-bi gil-ma
  7. ki-da-bi-šè
  8. ĝiškim [ḫ]a-ma-tuku
  9. x […] x-a-bi
  10. […] x

rest broken

Col. II B

  1. […] x […]
  2. gu-ti-umKI
  3. su-bir4KI
  4. tu-uk-ri-išKI
  5. ša ša-du-šu-nu ne-su-ú
  6. li-ša-an-šu-nu
  7. e-eg-ru
  8. a-na ri-it-ti-šu
  9. lu-wa-di-a-am
  10. ṭe4-em-šu-nu
  11. e-še-a-am a-na-ku-ma
  12. [l]u ⸢uš⸣-te-eš-še-er
  13. [x-š]a-ni se-bi-tam
  14. […] x x

rest broken

Col. III’ A

  1. x x […]-bi ĝe26-e-[me]-en
  2. lú zi
  3. lú si-sá
  4. saĝ-bi-šè ma-ĝál
  5. inim ab-bé-en-na-ĝu10
  6. sáĝ nu-di-dam
  7. nam-á-ĝál-ĝu10
  8. nam-gal-a-ni
  9. me-téš ḫa-ba-i-i
  10. á kala-ga
  11. nam-ur-s[aĝ…]
  12. x […]

rest broken

Col. III’ B

  1. mu-ut-[…](-)ši-na(-)[…]
  2. ki-nu-[…]
  3. a-wi-lum i-š[a?-rum?]
  4. i-na re-še-e-ti[m]
  5. a-wa-at a-qá-a[b-bi]
  6. ú-ul uš-x […]
  7. le-iu-⸢ú⸣-[ti…]
  8. šu-ur-bu-[ta-šu]
  9. li-i-n[a-(ˀi)-id]
  10. du?-[…]

rest broken

Translation

Col. I’

1.-3. to found the dwelling of kingship with radiance and brightness,

4.-5. to lead mankind with intelligence and wisdom,

6.-7. to test their words with cult and reverence,

8.     to l[earn] the way of [GN]

 

Col. II’

1. The man fom [Ela]m?,

2. Gutium,

3. Subartu,

4. Tukriš,

5. whose mountains are faraway,

6. whose language

7. is not understanable,

8.-9. I did make known, in regard of its (the language's) usefulness,

10.-11. Their confused mind

12. I do sort out

13. [...] seventh?

14. ...

 

Col. III’

1. […] their [… ] I [a]m.

2. A loyal,

3. a just man

4.-6. has not re[moved] in (his) best features the word that I spe[ak].

7. My power [...]

8.-9. will pr[aise?] his huge height.

10. Strong power,

11. heroism [...]

12. ...

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
alaktum way, course i B 8
awātum, amātu (INIM) word, matter, speech i B 7, iii B 5
awīlum (//lú) man, free man, human being iii B 3
edûm (v.) G to know; D to cause to know ii B 9
egrum crossed, twisted, crooked ii B 7
ešērum (v.) G be straight, direct towards; be or become all right, be fair; Š put in good condition, make straight ii B 12
ešûm (v.) to confuse ii B 11
išarum I straight, correct, normal iii B 3
kīnum permanent, true, reliable iii B 2
lamādum (v.) to learn, to become aware i B 8
lē'ûtum competence, skill, power iii B 7
lišānum tongue (of flame), tongue, language ii B 6
melemmum (ME.LÁM) fearsome radiance i B 1
nâdum (v.) G to praise; D=G iii B 9
nawirtum brightness, light i B 1
nēmequm wisdom, sagacity i B 4
nesûm I (//ba-ad-ḫi) far, distant ii B 5
nišū (//un) people, humanity, population i B 5
qabûm (v.) (DUG4) G to say, speak, command iii B 5
rašādum (v.) to found, lay foundations of i B 3
rašubbatum terrifying appearance i B 6
rēštum beginning, point, prime iii B 4
rittum hand ii B 8
šadûm I (KUR; ḪUR.SAG) mountain, open country ii B 5
sakkûm cult i B 6
sanāqum (v.) to check, approach i B 7
šarrūtum kingship, reign i B 2
sebe seven ii B 13
šubtum, šuptum abode, dwelling, place, seat i B 2
šurbûtum greatness iii B 8
ṭēmum thought, plan, instruction, information ii B 10
warûm (v.) G to lead, conduct; Gtn iter. guide, steer, administer i B 5
Signs in text
265
Words in text
125
Sumerograms in text
4
% of Sum. in text
3
Lines in text
62
Average signs per line in text
4.34
SD of signs per line
2.37
Revision History
Wasserman, Nathan
Photography, web-imaging
08/03/12
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue
09/11/12
Wasserman, Nathan
Cataloguing
29/06/17
Zomer, Elyze
Cataloguing
29/06/17
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue
14/11/19
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
17/08/20
Pohl, Antonia
Transliteration, translation
07/02/22
Pohl, Antonia
Vocabulary
22/02/22