RA 36, 4a

SEAL no. 7050

Images
  • Thureau-Dangin 1939 , 15Thureau-Dangin 1939 , 15
Copy / Photo
Measurements
circumference
9.0 x 4.8
cm
Collection
Deir ez-Zor Museum, ?
Edition
Genre / Classification
Incantations, to calm a crying baby? for a sick child?
Bilingual
Provenance
Mari (mod. Tell Ḥariri)
Notes

Obv. Akkadian, rev. Hurrian.

This badly broken incantation may very well be for a sick child (not destined to calm a crying baby).

Text

 

beginning broken

1–4 (broken)

dSîn i-[… … ]x-ni-ma

6 [l]i-bi […]-⌈x⌉-ku-ti-šu

7 […] ma [… … …]

8 […] x [… … …]

9 [… … … …]

10 [m]a-n[am lu-uš-pu-ur … …]

11 a-na [...] x [… … …]

12 me-e [ellūtim? … …]

13 li-iš-qí-a-<ni>-im [… …]

14 ú-zu-un [… … …]

15 li-im-ḫa-[ṣa … …]

16 ṣeḫrum(LÚ.TUR) li-[nu-uḫ …] 

17 a-na-ku [… …] 

Translation

beginning broken

1–4 (broken)

5 Sîn .[… … ] me(?)

6 Bel[ly(?)… …] him(?)

7–9 ... ... 

10–11 - “Wh[om shall I send] to [(summon) the Daughters of An, seven and seven(?)]?

12–13 May they offer to drink [...] [pure(?)] water [...]!  

14–15 The ear of [... …] may they(?) stri[ke… …]

16–17 May the baby r[est… …] [may] I [sleep(?)…]!

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
maḫāṣum (v.) G to beat, strike; Gt to fight with each other 15'
mû I (A(.MEŠ)) water Food/Drink 12'
nâḫum (v.) G to rest; D to calm 16'
šapārum (v.) G to send, write Verbal expressions 10'
šaqûm III (v.) (NAG) G to give to drink, irrigate 13'
ṣeḫrum I (LÚ.TUR) little, young, junior-; small, child, servant, baby Qualities/Attributes,Social status/Groups/Professions 16'
Sîn DN Deities/Divine sphere 5'
uznum ear, wisdom, understanding Body/Body parts 14'
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration, indices
12/07/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
08/04/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
07/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentary
07/10/10
Zilberg, Peter
Indexing verbal forms
03/07/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Image
02/08/19
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections: Transliteration, translation
17/08/19
Zomer, Elyze
Correction
27/10/19
Zomer, Elyze
Addition
30/04/20