JCS 33, 195 (Narām-Sîn and the Enemy Hordes)

SEAL no. 1544

Images
  • BM 17215 obv. (British Museum)BM 17215 obv. (British Museum)
  • BM 17215 rev. (British Museum)BM 17215 rev. (British Museum)
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
BM 17215 (92-7-9, 331)
Collection
British Museum, London
Studies
Genre / Classification
Epics, Naram-Sin
Provenance
Sippar (mod. Tell Abu Ḥabbah)
Text

Col. i

1          qá-ab-lam iš-ta-tu i-na mu-uḫ-ḫi-ša

2          ki-ma kar-mi uš-te-wi

3          ⌈ba la/ab NE te?⌉ im du

4          […] x […]

(break)

 

Col. ii and v

(traces)

 

Col. vi

1’         […] x x […]

2’         [x] x ÉRIN GIŠ?.MI x […] x […]

 

Colophon                                                                   

1          DUB.2.KAM.MA DUB-še-na pí-te-e-ma

2          ŠU Id-da-tum DUB.SAR.TUR

3          ITI.ŠE.GUR10.KU5 UD.26.KAM

4          mu Am-mi-ṣa-du-qá lugal-e

5          ⌈urudu-du8⌉-maḫ ⌈gal⌉-gal-la

Translation

Col. i

1          He wove battle against it.

2          He turned (it) into a ruin.

3–4      …

(break)

 

Col. ii

(traces of one sign each in lines 2-3)

 

Col. v

(traces of one sign each in four lines)

 

Col vi

1’         ...

2’         troup, shade(?) ...       

 

Colophon

1          Second tablet of “Open the tablet-box”.

2          Written by Iddatum, junior scribe.

3          Month Addaru, 26th day.

4          Year when Ammiṣaduqa, the king,

5          (presented) a very large high copper platform.

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
karmum ruin, badlands Locations/Buildings i 2
qablum II (ŠEN.ŠEN) battle, fight Human activities/actions i 1
šattum (MU) year Abstract concepts,Time concepts colophone 4
ṣeḫrum I (LÚ.TUR) little, young, junior-; small, child, servant, baby Qualities/Attributes,Social status/Groups/Professions colophone 2
ṣillum (GIŠ.GI6=gissu) protection; shade, shadow Abstract concepts,Nature/Cosmological phenomena iv 2'
ṭuppum, tuppum clay tablet, document, letter Fabricated objects,Written texts/Literary terms colophone 1
ṭupšarrum, tupšarrum scribe Social status/Groups/Professions colophone 2
ṭupšennum tablet box colophone 1
ummānum army, troops Social status/Groups/Professions iv 2'
warḫum (ITI) moon, month Time concepts colophone 3
Revision History
Hess, Christian W.
Catalogue
01/01/12
Wasserman, Nathan
Photography, web-imaging
08/03/12
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue
23/02/16
Leonhardt, Hannes
Transliteration, translation
14/03/16
Streck, Michael P.
Corrections
15/03/16
Streck, Michael P.
Images
21/06/19