YOS 11, 14b

SEAL no. 7155

Images
  • YBC 4599 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4599 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 4599 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4599 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 14van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 14
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
YBC 4599
Measurements
circumference
7.5 x 10.6 x 2.7
cm
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Genre / Classification
Incantations, maškadum
Provenance
Larsa area
Notes

CDLI P305833.

Coll. Farber YOS 11, p. 63.

Text
Rev.
1 [m]a-aš-ka-du-[um ma-aš-k]a-du-um ú-ul ma-aš-ka-du-um šu-ḫu-ú-um

i-na š[u-li]-im! na-ar-ba-ṣu-šu i-na {ma-an-za-as-sú} i-me-ri m[a-an-z]a-zu-šu

na-ša-ak ba-ar-ba-ri-um i-na-aš-ša-ak ša-ḫa-aṭ kal-bi-im e-la-m[i] i-ša-ḫi-iṭ

e-re-eb bu-lim i-ru-u[b w]a-ṣe-e bu-lim uṣ-ṣi

5 []i-i ma-aš-ka⌉-⌈du⌉-⌈umla-a-ma ik-šu-du-ka ṣú-ur-ru na-ag-la-b[u (ša)

 d]Gu-la

6 t[u6]-én-é-nu-⌈ri⌉

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Translation
Rev.
maškadu[m!] mašk]adum! – not maškadum (but) šuḫûm (is its true name).

2 In the street is its lair; in between the sheep is its location.

3 It bites a wolf-bite; it attacks an Elamite-dog's attack.

4 It enters (with) the entering of the herds, it goes out (with) the going out of the herds.

5 Go out maškadum before the flint razors of Gula will reach you!

6 Incantation formula.

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
barbarum (UR.BAR.RA) wolf Fauna (wild) 3
būlum (MÁŠ.ANŠE) animals, livestock Fauna (domestic),Fauna (wild) 4
elamû Elamite Social status/Groups/Professions 3
erēbum (v.) G to enter, come in; Š cause to enter, bring in 4
Gula DN Deities/Divine sphere 5
immerum (UDU) sheep Fauna (domestic) 2
kalbum (UR.GI7) dog Fauna (domestic),Fauna (wild) 3
kašādum (v.) G to reach, arrive; D drive off, chase away 5
maškadum disease (kind of); illness of the joints (a kind of), arthritis? Diseases/Demons 1, 5
mazzāzum, manzāzum position, abode, location Abstract concepts 2
naglabum razor, shaving blade Fabricated objects 5
narbāṣum lair (of an animal) Body/Body parts 2
našākum (v.) G to bite, gnaw 3
šaḫāṭum (v.) (GUD.DA) G to jump on, attack, escape; D attack; Gtn jump about, jump in succession 3
šuḫûm disease (a kind of) Diseases/Demons 1
šulûm street, lane, alley Locations/Buildings 2
ṣurrum I obsidian, flint Materials 5
waṣûm (v.) G to go out, depart; Š caus. of G 4, 5
Revision History
Wagschal, Avigail
Transliteration (based on NW), indices
25/04/07
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentary
18/02/09
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
13/04/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantics
17/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections
12/12/10
Zilberg, Peter
Indexing verbal forms
04/07/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
19/08/19