OBTI 302

SEAL no. 7095

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  • A 21959 (Oriental Institute, Chicago)A 21959 (Oriental Institute, Chicago)
  • Greengus 1979, 302Greengus 1979, 302
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Tablet Siglum
A 21959
Measurements
circumference
3.8x5.6x2.1
cm
Collection
Oriental Institute, Chicago
Edition
Genre / Classification
Incantations, dog
Provenance
Nerebtum (mod. Ishchali)
Notes

CDLI no. P355893

Text

Obv.?

1       [ka-al-bu-um ṣ]a!-al-mu-um k[a!-al-bu-um]

2       [pe?-ṣu?]-um ka-al-bu-um warqum(SIG7)

3       [ka-al-bu]-um sa-mu-um ka-al-bu-um

4       [bu?-ur?-ru?-mu?-u]m! i-na ši-it-pi-im

5       [mu]-ša-bu-šu

6       [i-na as-ku-(up)-pa]-tim?

7       [na-ar-ba-ṣú-š]u!

 

Rev.?

1'       [.....a?-b]u°-bi°-im°

2'       [.....] x ma?-ta-am

3'       [....] ma?-[l]i?-im

4'       [....] [dN]in-kar-ra-ak

5'       [...] x ?-š[u]?-nu

6'       [...] nim [(x)]-ra?-ni-im

7'       [... bu?]- bu? - [tu]m?

8'       [tu]-en-n[e-nu-ri]

Translation

Obv.?

1–2       A blac[k dog, [a whi]te [dog],

2–3       A yellow dog, a red [do]g, 

3–4       [A speckled] dog –

4–5       Its dwelling is in the pit,

6–7       [In the thresho]ld [is] its [lair].

 

Rev.?

1'      ... of the flood(?)

2'      ... the land(?)      

3'      ... of the tide(?)

4'       .... [Ni]nkarrak,

5'–7'        (too fragmentary)

8'             Inc[antation formula].

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
abūbum flood, deluge Nature/Cosmological phenomena [1']
askuppum, askuppatum (I.LU.KUN4) (threshold) slab Locations/Buildings 6
burrumum multicoloured, pied, speckled Qualities/Attributes 4
kalbum (UR.GI7) dog Fauna (domestic),Fauna (wild) 1, 2, 3
mātum (KUR; KALAM) land, country Locations/Buildings,Nature/Cosmological phenomena [2']
mīlum high water, flood, high water, flood(ing) 3'
mūšabum dwelling, domicile, seat, throne, dwelling place Fabricated objects 5
narbāṣum lair (of an animal) Body/Body parts 7
Ninkarrak DN Deities/Divine sphere 4'
peṣûm white Qualities/Attributes 2
ṣalmum (GI6) I black, dark Qualities/Attributes 1
sāmum red, brown Qualities/Attributes 3
šitpum pit, excavation Locations/Buildings,Nature/Cosmological phenomena 4
warqum, erqum yellow, green Qualities/Attributes 2
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration and indexing
15/03/07
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
05/03/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation and commentary
05/03/10
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
10/03/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantic
16/08/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
05/10/10
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue, file name
12/12/19