Fs. Sjöberg 15

SEAL no. 26699

Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
BM 96603
Collection
British Museum, London
Bilingual
Provenance
Text

obv.

  1. den-<ki> da-sa-lim ù ddumu eridu-k[i]-/ga!
  2. é-a dAMAR.UTU ù da-sa-lu-ḫa
  3. diĝir-gal-gal-e-ne šu-du-um-mu-/ra-a-na-an-⸢rá?⸣ §
  4. ĝešgu-za kù-sig17 nam-lugal saĝ il5-la
  5. šà-bi! an!-na nam-ur-saĝ-ĝá-ak-ka-ni / maḫ-bi su-uš-a

rev.

  1. i-na GU.ZA KÙ.SIG17ša ša-ar-ru-ti-i-ka
  2. ša re-ša-ša i-li-a a-na i-di qar-ra-du-/{x}-ti-ka
  3. ṣi-ri-iš lu-ú wa-aš-ba-a-ti
  4. sa-am-su-i-lu-na LUGAL ši-in-nu-ú
  5. lugal úriki-ma lugal larsaki-ma
  6. lugal ki-in-ĝi6 ĝi6-ú-ri-ke4
Translation

obv.

  1. Enki, Asalim and Eridu's son,
  2. Ea, Marduk and Asaluḫi,
  3. the great deities, he saluted,
  4. whose head is raised on the golden throne of  kingship,
  5. who sits loftily inside the strength of his heroism.

rev.

  1. On the golden throne of your kingship,
  2. whose head was raised, for the strength of you heroism,
  3. you shall sit loftily,
  4. Samsuiluna, king of each of the two:
  5. King of Ur, King of Larsa.
  6. King of Sumer and Akkade.
Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
elûm (v.) G to go up; D exalt; Š caus. of G 7
idum (Á) arm; side; strength; wage 7
qarrādūtum heroism, valor 7
rēšum (SAG) head; beginning; slave 7
šarrūtum kingship, reign 6
šinnû double 9
ṣīrum exalted, supreme, splendid, outstanding 8
wašābum (v.) to sit, dwell 8
Signs in text
128
Words in text
52
Sumerograms in text
3
% of Sum. in text
6
Lines in text
11
Average signs per line in text
11.64
SD of signs per line
3.59
Revision History
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue
05/12/19
Pohl, Antonia
Transliteration, translation
04/02/22
Pohl, Antonia
Vocabulary
21/02/22