ZA 110, 63 (Ištar Louvre B)

SEAL no. 26976

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Tablet Siglum
MAH 16069
Collection
Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Geneva
Genre / Classification
Hymns and Prayers, to Ištar
Provenance
Text
  1. [z]e-ru-tu šu-[…]
  1. sé-ek-ra-at e-m[u-…] §
  1. [n]e-ep-tu re-e-mi ik-k[a-…]
  1. [t]u?-ga-ar še-er-ri šu-ur-šu a[p-…]
  1. [k]i-it-tu-um sa-as-su-ru ša-ap-t[a-…]
  1. si-si-ni ka-al-lu-ti ù bu-a-a[r…]
  1. zi-ik-ru si-in-ni-iš-te-eš ar-da-[]
  1. [li-i]t-ta-šu i-na at-ta!-dì ta-aš-[…]
  1. [p]u-ḫu-ur a-ḫu-ti su-ur-ru -[m]a-t[i…]
  1. qí-a-lu-um šu-ṣú-ú ga-ma-lu ù šu-ta⸣-[…]
  1. me-né-e-šu-um qar-du-tum šu-ur-bi-tum⸣ x […]
  1. ši-it-tu šu-na-tu ù ṭú-ub ma-ia?-a?-l[i?...] §
  1. di-i-id ka-ba-at-ti uz-nu n[a…]
  1. ša-ka-an te-né-e pa-da-nu t[a-…]
  1. sa-ar-ta ne-e-me-eq-ša []
  1. ar-ka-at e-et-p[u]-uš-t[im…]
  1. li-ás-mu da-an-nu-tum ma-ra-ḫu
  1. ku-un-nu ku-us-si-i aš-ru ù⸣ […]
  1. ma!-la-ak si-in-ni-iš-tim⸣ […]
  1. [ša?] zi-ik-ri si-in-ni⸣-[…]
  1. [zi-i]k-ru-um x […]
  1. [si-in]-ni-iš-tu⸣ […]
Translation

1        Hate, [...]

2        the women forbidden from marriage [...]

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3       The opening of the womb, in the belly [...]

4       the cave of the babies, bringing about the fir[st-born son ...].

5        Reliable womb, lips [...]

6        the date spadix of matrimony, the happiness [...]

7        (That) a man is like a woman, a mai[den is a young man],

8        you have p[ut] his offspring in the gutter – [...].

9        Assembling the brotherhood, letting the locks dance, [...]

10        fighting, letting go, showing mercy and bec[oming worried – are yours, Ištar].

11        Weakness, strength, child rearing, [...]

12        sleep, dreams and the well-being of the bed – [are yours, Ištar.]

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13        The underwear for the mid-body, (that) the ears are [...]

14        providing a change (of clothes), the path, [...]

15        lie, her wisdom [...]

16        the behavior of a capable [...]

17        Difficult running courses, making haste [...],

18        establishing firmly the throne, the humble one and [...]

19        the way of a woman [...]

20        a woman (the way) of a man, [...]

21        man [...]

22        a woman [...]

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
adārum I (v.) G to be dark, gloomy; D to darken, look gloomy 10
aḫḫūtum brotherhood 9
alaktum way, course 16
attadûm gutter 8
bu'ārum health, prosperity 6
dannum (KAL.GA) powerful, mighty, great, strong 17
dīdū, dādū female garment 13
epēšum (v.) G to do, make, build; Gt to do throroughly; Št be active, work on; N pass. of G 16
gamālum (v.) to be obliging, to spare, to save 10
kabattum, kabtatum liver, mood, mind, intention 13
kallūtum status of a daughter-in-law 6
kânum (v.) to be firm, to maintain and preserve the rule; D establish firmly 18
karšum stomach, interior, womb; mind, understanding 3
kittum I steadiness, reliability, truth, justice, loyality 5
kussûm (//gišgu-za) chair, stool, throne 18
lismum footrace 17
littum, liddatum offspring 8
mālakum I walk, way, course 19
mayyālum bed, resting place 12
mēnešum, mēneštum weakness 11
nēmequm wisdom, sagacity 15
neptûm opening 3
padānum way, path 14
puḫrum assembly 9
qardūtum heroism, valor 11
qiālum (v.) to fight 10
qimmatum tuft, plume, lock of hair 9
rašûm (v.) to acquire, get 4
rēmum womb, compassion 3
šakānum (v.) (GAR) to put, place, lay down 14
šaptum lip, rim 5
sartum falsehood 15
sârum (v.) to rotate, dance 9
šassūrum, sassūrum womb 5
šerrum young child, baby 4
sinništum (MUNUS) woman 7, 19, 20, 22
sissinnum date-palm spadix 6
šittum sleep 12
šuttum dream 12
tēnûm substitute, replacement 14
ṭūbum goodness, happiness, prosperity 12
tugārum, tuqārum cave (?) 4
uznum ear, wisdom, understanding 13
wardatum (KI.SIKIL) girl, young woman 7
wašrum submissive, humble 18
waṣûm (v.) G to go out, depart; Š caus. of G 10
zērūtum hatred 1
zikarum, zikrum (NITA) male, virile; man 7, 20, 21
Revision History
Wasserman, Nathan
Cataloguing
20/07/20
Pohl, Antonia
bibliography
04/02/22
Pohl, Antonia
Transliteration, translation
09/02/22
Pohl, Antonia
Vocabulary
15/02/22