Gilg. OB Schoyen 1

SEAL no. 1531

Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
SC 2652/5
Collection
Schøyen Collection, Oslo
Edition
Genre / Classification
Epics, Gilgameš
Provenance
Text

obv.

1´      [...] ... [...] ...[...]

      dEn-ki-du10 ma-li-ka-am a-na-ku ša a-ta-ma-ru-šu x⌉ [ ...]

3´      dEn-ki-du10 a-na ša-ši-im is-sà-qar-ra-am a-na ha-ri-i[m-tim]

4´      al-ki-im ha-ri-im-tum lu-da-mi-qá-am ka-a-š[i-im]

5´      aš-šum te-er-di-im ia-ti a-na li-ib-bi Urukki ri-bi-tu m[a-tim]

6´      aš-šum tu-ka-li-mi-ni dam-qá-am tappâm(TAB.BA)a-am ia-ti ib-ra

7´      [x x x x x] x-ri-tim ša Urukki ri-bi-tim

8´      [x x x x x x x] ⌈nu⌉ x x ni-ši-ma i-te-r[u-ub]

Long gap.

 

rev.

1´      ⌈lu-x x x x […] x x [x x x]

2´      at-ta nu-hi-dam ia-š[i-im …] x x a-n[a x x] x x

3´      ⌈ta-wa-al-dam-ma ta[r-bi-a-a]m i-na ṣērim(EDIN)

4´      [iš-hi-i]ṭ-ka?⌉ [la]-bu-ma ka-la-ma ti-de

5´      [eṭ-lu-tum ih-bu-tu ma-ha-a]r-ka

Remainder lost.

 

Translation

obv.

1′       ... [...] ... [...]

2′       Enkidu, the counsellor that I kept seeing I ... [...].

3′       Enkidu said to her, to the harlot:

4′       “Come, O harlot, let me do for you a favour,

5′       because you led me here, into Uruk-Main-Street-of-the-[Land,]

6′       because you showed me a fine companion, (showed) me a friend,

7′       [...] ... of Uruk-Main-Street.”

8′       [...] he (or she) entered.

Long gap.

 

rev.

Long gap.

1′       “Let me [...] ...] [...,]

2′       as for you, inform for me [...] to ...

3′       You were born and grew [up] in the wild,

4′       a lion [attacked] you and you experienced all.

5′       [Grown men fled from] your presence, ...].”

Remaining few lines lost.

 

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
Enkidu PN obv 2´, 3´
ḫarimtum (KAR.KID) harlot, (temple) prostitute Social status/Groups/Professions obv 3´, 4´
lābum lion Fauna (wild) [rev 4´]
ṣērum (EDIN) back, upperside, steppe, open country, towards rev 3´
tappûm (TAB.BA) companion, companion, partner obv 6´
Uruk GN GN obv 5´, 7´
Signs in text
194
Words in text
105
Sumerograms in text
2
% of Sum. in text
2
Lines in text
15
Average signs per line in text
12.93
SD of signs per line
6.88
Revision History
Streck, Michael P.
Translation, commentary
Hess, Christian W.
Transliteration
Hess, Christian W.
Cataloguing
01/01/12