CUSAS 32, 31c

SEAL no. 7102

  • MS 3103 (CDLI P252112)MS 3103 (CDLI P252112)
  • George 2016 pl. 85George 2016 pl. 85
  • George 2016 pl. 87George 2016 pl. 87
Copy / Photo
Pls. LXXXIV, LXXXVI (photos); Pls. LXXXV, LXXXVII (copies)
Tablet Siglum
MS 3103
12.5 x 11.5 x 3.5
Schøyen Collection, Oslo
96 (II.C.2)
Genre / Classification
Incantations, Evil eye


col. ii

20'–22'        lost

23'       . . .]-pu-um

24'       . . .]-im

25'       ⌈i-ba-a?⌉ i-nu-[um]

26'       i-mu-ur-ma al-pa-am



col. iii

1          iš-te-bi-ir ni-ir-[šu]

2          i-mu-ur (erased -ma) i-me-ra-am

3          ṣé-re-et-ta-šu uš-ta-ad-di

4          i-mu-ur bu-ki-na-am

5          mu de a am ⌈ú⌉-[ma]r-ri-⌈ir⌉

6          ke-e-nu-na-am pu-úḫ-ḫu-ra-am

7          ú-⌈sà⌉-ap-pi-iḫ i-nu-um

8          i-na ur-ḫi-im la-sí-ma-⌈am⌉

9          i-⌈ka⌉-al-la

10        ṣe-eḫ-ra-am i-ša-aq-qí-a-am

11        me-e pi-iš-ri-im

12        iš-tu ke-e-nu-ú-na-am

13        ú-sà-ap-pi-⌈ḫu-ú-ma⌉

14        il-li-ik ip-[s]ú-sà-am

15        i-ši-ir-ti bi-⌈i⌉-tim

16        am-ti bi-tim i-na sa-ba-ṭi-im

17        i-na-am li-še-<ṣi>-a-[a]m

18        a-na sú-ú-qí-⌈im⌉

19        i-li bi-tim i-na-am li-še-ṣi-a-[a]m

20        a-na ki-di-im

21        KA-inim-ma igi-ḫul-a-kam


ii20'–iii 1 … … the eye has passed by. When she saw the bull, she broke its yoke.


col. iii

2–3      She saw the ass, she made it throw its leading rope;

4–5      She saw the trough, she embittered the water of …

6–7      The eye scattered the gathered hearth.

8–9      She holds back the messenger on the road.

10–11  She gives the baby amniotic water to drink.

12–15  After she has scattered the hearth, she went and destroyed the chapel of the house.

16–18  May the maiden of the house, while sweeping, throw the eye out to the street!

19–20  May the god of the house throw the eye out to the outside!

21        Incantation against the evil eye.

Word Translation Semantic Line
alākum (v.) (DU) G to go, walk; Gt go off, away; Gtn wander, go repeatedly, roam about, walk Written texts/Literary terms iii14
alpum (GU4) bull, ox Fauna (domestic) ii26'
amārum (v.) G to see; catch sight of; N pass. of G, be found ii26', iii2, iii4,
amtum (GÉME) maid, female slave, maidservant, slave girl iii16
bâ'um (v.) G to go along, across; Š cause to move along ii25'
bītum (É) house Fabricated objects,Locations/Buildings iii15, iii16, iii19
buḫḫurum cf. puḫḫurum hot iii6
bukīnum (cf. pû kīnum) trough iii4
erēšum (v.) G to request, with for iii21
ilum (DINGIR) god, deity Deities/Divine sphere iii19
imērum (ANŠE) donkey Fauna (domestic) iii2
īnum (IGI) eye Body/Body parts ii25', iii7, iii17, iii19, iii21
iširtum shrine iii15
kalûm V (v.) G to hold (back), detain iii9
kīdum outside Abstract concepts,Locations/Buildings iii20
kīnum permanent, true, reliable Qualities/Attributes iii4
kinūnum brazier, fireplace, oven; kiln Fabricated objects iii6, iii12
lāsimum runner iii8
lemnum (ḪUL) evil, bad; evil person, enemy Human activities/actions iii21
marārum (v.) G to become bitter; D make bitter iii5
mê pišrim amniotic water iii11
mû I (A(.MEŠ)) water Food/Drink iii11
mūdûm knowing, wise Qualities/Attributes,Social status/Groups/Professions iii5
nadûm III (v.) G to throw down, lay down; N to be rejected iii3
nīrum yoke, crossbeam; "yoke-star" Fabricated objects,Nature/Cosmological phenomena iii1
pasāsum (v.) to erase, destroy iii14
pišrum ritual to dispel iii11
puḫḫurum assembled, gathered iii6
pûm I (KA) mouth, statement, command, opening Body/Body parts iii4
šabāṭum (v.) G to seize, take, hold iii16
sapāḫum (v.) G to scatter, disperse; D squander, spend freely, scatter iii7, iii13
šaqûm III (v.) (NAG) G to give to drink, irrigate iii10
šebērum (v.) to break Verbal expressions iii1
ṣeḫrum I (LÚ.TUR) little, young, junior-; small, child, servant, baby Qualities/Attributes,Social status/Groups/Professions iii10
ṣerretum I nose rope, leading rope iii3
šiptum (ḖN; KAxUD) incantation, spell Rituals/Religious practices,Verbal expressions,Written texts/Literary terms iii21
sūqum (SILA) street Locations/Buildings iii18
urḫum way, path Locations/Buildings iii8
waṣûm (v.) G to go out, depart; Š caus. of G iii17, iii19
Revision History
Ehrenberg, Daniel
Wasserman, Nathan
Cataloguing and corrections
Tulaikova, Yulia
Additions to Notes
Tulaikova, Yulia
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
Wasserman, Nathan
Transliteration, translation