YOS 11, 8

SEAL no. 7078

Images
  • NBC 6321 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)NBC 6321 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • NBC 6321 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)NBC 6321 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 8van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 8
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
NBC 6321
Measurements
circumference
6.0x8.7x2.6
cm
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Edition
Genre / Classification
Incantations, diseases (various)
Provenance
Notes

CDLI P289353.

Coll. Farber, YOS 11, p. 61.

Text

Obv.

1         sí-ka-tum i-ša-tum mi-iq-tum ša-nu-du-ú

2         a-šu-ú-um sa-ma-nu-ú-um

3         e-ep-qé-nu ša-la-at-ti-nu-um

4         ù gi-ir-gi-iš-šu-um

5         iš-tu kakkab(MUL) ša-me-e ur-du-nim

6         an-na-nu-um er-ṣe-tum šu-nu-ti im-ḫu-ur

7         ti-bi gi-ir-gi-iš-šum la ta-ra-ab-⌈bí-iṣ⌉

8         ki-ma qù-ut-ri-i[m ] e-l[i] š[a]-ma-n[i?] 

9         ki-ma ib-b[a-ri-im x x x ]   

 

Rev.

10         tu-uš-ta-aḫ-di-ir bu-[ul ṣe-ri-im]

11         ka-lu-mé-e ṣe-eḫ-ra-am i-na b[u-ud] ta-ri-tim

12         ma-an-na-am lu-uš-pu-ur a-na ma-ar-ti A-[ni]-im

13         li-bé-el-lu-nim

14         sí-ik-ka-tam i-ša-tam mi-iq-tam ša-nu-du

15         a-šu-ú-um sa-ma-nu-ú-um

16         e-ep-qé-nu ša-la-at-ti-nu-um

17         ù gi-ir-gi-iš-šum

18         tu.ú.en.nu.nu.ru  

Translation
Obv.

1         The sikkatum-disease (pox?), fever, falling, the šanudû-disease,

2–4         the ašûm-disease, the samānum-disease, the epqēnum-disease, the šalattinum-disease, and the girgiššum-disease

5–6         have descended from the star of heaven - here the earth has received them.

7         Raise up girgiššum-disease, do not lie down!

8–9         Ascent to heaven like smoke, like a cloud [...].

 
Rev.

10–11         You have caused the herds of the field, the lambs, the child on the shoulders of the nurse to be entirely dark.

12–13         'Whom should I send to the Daughters of An so that they will put out

14–17         pox(?), fever, falling, the šanudû-disease, the ašûm-disease, the samānum-disease, the epqēnum-disease, the šalattinum-disease, and the girgiššum-disease?'

18         Incantation formula.
Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
ašûm disease affecting the head (a kind of) Diseases/Demons 2, 15
belûm (v.) G to be extinguished, come to an end 13
būl ṣērim wild animal Fauna (wild) 10
elûm (v.) G to go up; D exalt 8
epqēnum, epeqēnum skin disease (kind of) Diseases/Demons 3, 16
gergiššum, girgiššum red skin disease (a kind of) Diseases/Demons 4, 7, 17
imbarum, ibbarum fog, mist Nature/Cosmological phenomena 9
išātum fire, fire (of heart), inflammation, fever Diseases/Demons,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 1, 14
kakkab šamê star of heaven Nature/Cosmological phenomena 5
kalūmum lamb Fauna (domestic) 11
maḫārum (v.) G to face, confront, oppose, receive; N to be accepted, received 6
mārat Anim daughter of An Deities/Divine sphere 12
miqtum, meqtum fall, collapse; kind of desease, epilepsy Nature/Cosmological phenomena 1, 14
qutrum smoke Nature/Cosmological phenomena 8
rabāṣum (v.) G to sit, be recumbent, lie in wait, lurk; Gtn regularly sit on, settle 7
šalattinum illness (a kind of) Diseases/Demons 3, 16
samānum, šamānum disease of men and animals (a kind of) Diseases/Demons,Fauna (wild) 2, 15
šamnum (Ì; Ì.GIŠ) oil, fat, cream Food/Drink,Materials 8
šan(n)adum, šanudû illness (a kind of) Diseases/Demons 1, 14
šapārum (v.) G to send, write Verbal expressions 12
sikkatum II serious illness (a kind of), pox? Diseases/Demons 1, 14
tārītum nurse, nanny Social status/Groups/Professions 11
warādum (v.) G to go down, descend; Gt to go down, descend; Š to send, take, bring down 5
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration (based on NW), indices
17/05/07
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentary, indices
18/02/10
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
14/04/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantics
17/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections (web-formatting, commentary)
02/12/10
Zilberg, Peter
Indexing verbal forms
04/07/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
12/08/19