VS 17, 8

SEAL no. 7098

Images
  • VAT 8355 obv. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)VAT 8355 obv. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)
  • VAT 8355 obv. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)VAT 8355 obv. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)
  • VAT 8355 rev. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)VAT 8355 rev. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)
  • VAT 8355 rev. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)VAT 8355 rev. (Vorderasiatisches Museum)
  • Van Dijk 1971, 8Van Dijk 1971, 8
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
VAT 8355
Measurements
circumference
3.7 x 5.0 x 1.0
cm
Collection
Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin
Edition
Genre / Classification
Incantations, dog
Provenance
Larsa area
Notes

CDLI No. P274690 (no photo). Collated (NW) 2/2/2011.

Text

Obv.

1       [wa-ru]-úh bi-ir-ki-in da-an la-sà-ma-am

2       [pa-g]i-il ka-ab-ba-ar-ti-in ma-li i-ir-[tim]

3       [ṣi]-il-li du-ri-im mu-uz-za-zu-ú-šu

4       as-ku-pa-tum na-ar-ba-ṣu-šu  

5       i-na pi-i-šu na-ši-i ni-il-šu  

6       a-šar iš-šu-ku ma-ra-šu i-zi-ib  

7      KA-inim-ma ur-gi7-ti-la

8      KA-inim gur-a-kam

9      KA-inim-ma ur-gi7-ti-la-kam

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Translation
Obv.

1–2       Swift-kneed, fierce in running, [stro]ng-legged, full-chested.

3–4       His position is the shade of the city wall, his laying place is the threshold.

5–6       In his mouth he carries his semen:  wherever he bit he left his offspring.

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7       Spell (to revive from) a dog; a spell of turn away (a dog?)

8       Spell (to revive from) a dog.

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Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
arāḫum (v.) G to hasten, be urgent; D speed up, do quickly 1
askuppum, askuppatum (I.LU.KUN4) (threshold) slab Locations/Buildings 4
birkum knee Body/Body parts 1
dannum (KAL.GA) powerful, mighty, great, strong Qualities/Attributes 1
dūrum (city) wall, rampart Fabricated objects,Locations/Buildings 3
ezēbum (v.) G to leave, leave behind 6
irtum I breast, chest Body/Body parts 2
kab(b)artum part of foot Body/Body parts 2
malûm I full, complete, sated Qualities/Attributes 3
mārum (DUMU) boy, son, descendant Kinship terms,Social status/Groups/Professions 6
muzzazum standing Verbal expressions 3
narbāṣum lair (of an animal) Body/Body parts 4
našākum (v.) G to bite, gnaw 6
nīlum II semen Body/Body parts 5
paglum strong, huge 2
pûm I (KA) mouth, statement, command, opening Body/Body parts 5
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration, indices
01/03/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
09/05/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantic
21/09/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
25/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentary
25/10/10
Zilberg, Peter
Indexing verbal forms
03/07/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections: Transliteration, translation, commentary
27/07/19
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
12/08/19
Streck, Michael P.
Images
13/08/20