Moortgat 1940 no. 556 (Tašmētu)

SEAL no. 7580

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Tablet Siglum
VA 6935
Collection
Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin
Edition
79–80 no. 5.8
135–136 no. 556
Studies
Genre / Classification
Hymns and Prayers, Tašmêtu
Provenance
Babylon (mod. Kasr, Amran Ibn Ali, Sahn, Ishin Aswad, Merkes)
Text
1       dTaš-me-ì-tum
2       be-le-et taš-me-e
3       ša-ki-na-at sa-li-mi
4       a-na dNa-bi-um
5       ra-i-mi-ki
6       a-bu-ti ardi(ÌR)-ki
7       pa-li-ḫi-ki ṣa-ab-ti
Translation
1       O Tašmētu,
2       lady of obedience,
3       who grants favor,
4       to Nabû,
5       who loves you,
6–7   intercede for your reverent servant!
Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
abbūtum paternity 6
bēltum (NIN) lady, mistress, proprietress 2
Nabû DN 4
pāliḫum worshipper; one who is afraid 7
salīmum peace, amity 3
Tašmētu DN 1
tešmûm attention, listening; compliance 2
wardum (SAG.ÌR; ÌR) slave, servant 6
Revision History
Hess, Christian W.
Catalogue, transliteration, translation
01/01/12
Streck, Michael P.
Formatting
16/04/12
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue, transliteration, translation, index, creation of rtf-file
07/11/12