CUSAS 32, 49

SEAL no. 7166

Images
  • MS 3060 (CDLI P252069)MS 3060 (CDLI P252069)
  • George 2016, 49George 2016, 49
Copy / Photo
49 (copy)
Tablet Siglum
MS 3060
Measurements
circumference
7.5 x 4.4 x 1.4
cm
Collection
Schøyen Collection, Oslo
Edition
113 (II.D.9)
Studies
114–115
Genre / Classification
Incantations, scorpion
Text

1          ⌈wa-ru-uq ša ṣe-e-[ri-(im)]

2          ṣa-li-im ša bi-t[im]

3          mu-ut-ta-ap-ri-iš ša-m[a-i]

4          a-ru-uḫ ša ba-aš-tim

5          ša i-na e-pe-er ša-di-š[u]

6          ba-al-lu

7          bu-da-šu li-bi-it-tum

8          li-ib-ba-šu na-du-u[m]

9          li-iḫ-<ḫe>-pi li-bi-it-tum

10        li-iš-ša-ri-iṭ na-du-um

11        li-ib-li di-pa-ar

12        zi-ib-ba-ti-šu ù qá-an-ni-[šu]

13        dSîn(EN.ZU) bi-it-sú i-pu-uš

14        [i-na] e-pe-eš bi-ti-šu

15        [i-na š]u-ba-al-ku-ut a-ma-[ri-im]

16        [ú-b]a-an dSîn(EN.ZU) ṣe-ḫe-[er-tam]

 

Rev.

17        [li-bi]-tu iz-qú-ut

18        [x (x) ⌈x⌉ ti [x]

19        [x x]-it nāru(ÍD) ⌈x x⌉ [x x]

20        ru-ku-us li-[bi-it-tam]

21        i-na qá-an-[n]i-[ša/šu]

22        a-a ik-ki-ip a⌉-[na p]a-a-[ni-šu]

23        a-a ir-ḫi-iṣ a-na wa-a[r-ki-šu]

24        im-ta-am is-x um [x x]

25        li-iš-ti x x ak [x x]

26        li-it-ta-pa-aṣ pa-ši⌉-[ru-um?]

27        pa-ši-ir-tum [l]i-⌈te!⌉-l[i-lu]

28        pa-ši-ir ⌈x x x⌉-tim

29        i-na zi-[ba?]-t[i]-šu

30        lu-uṣ-ba-as-súm ka-ak⌉-k[a-am]

31        ša ma-a-[x (x)]

32        wa-ši-ib/p x x x [x x x]

33        a-x x x [x x x]

34        ka-ši-ip [x x x x]

35        KA-inim-[ma gír-tab]

Translation

1          It is the yellow of the steppe,

2          it is the black of the house.

3          it is the soaring one of the sky,

4          It is the rushing one of the shrubs.

5–6      The one spread with the dust of its mountain of origin,

7­–8      Its shoulders – a brick, its middle part – a water-skin.

9–10    May the brick be broken! May the water-skin be torn!

11–12  May the torch of its tail and its two horns be extinguished!

13        Sȋn built his house.

14–15  [While] building his house, while turning over the brick pile,

16–17  [a bri]ck stung Sȋn’s little finger.

18–19  […]...[...]

20–21  Bind the [brick] by [its] two horns!

22–23  May it not charge forward! May move quickly backward!

24–25  May it drink (its own) … poison…!

26–27  May it be crushed! May the sorcerer and the sorceress purify!

28–29  The sorcerer of … in its t[ai]l.

30      I will take up a weapon against it.

31–32 … … is conjured.

33–34 … … is bewitched.

35     Incantation [against scorpions].

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
amarum pile of bricks Fabricated objects 15
arāḫum (v.) G to hasten, be urgent; D speed up, do quickly 4
balālum (v.) G to mix up; D coat, smear 6
baštum, baltum a spiny plant Flora 4
belûm (v.) G to be extinguished, come to an end 11
bītum (É) house Fabricated objects,Locations/Buildings 2, 13, 14
būdum, pūdum shoulder Body/Body parts 7
dipārum torch Fabricated objects 11
elēlum (v.) G to become pure, free; D purify 27
eperum (SAḪAR.ḪI.A) earth, soil, dust Materials 5
epēšum (v.) G to do, make, build; Gt to do throroughly; Št be active, work on; N pass. of G 13, 14
ḫepûm (v.) G to break, ruin, destroy; N to be broken 9
imtum poison, venom Body/Body parts 24
essû (?) clay pit 24
KA.INIM.MA incantation formula, incantation 35
kakkum (GIŠ.TUKUL) stick, weapon, battle Fabricated objects 30
kašāpum (v.) G to cast spells, bewitch 34
libbum (ŠÀ) heart, mind; inner body Body/Body parts 8
libittum (SIG4) brick, mudbrick 7, 9, 17, 20
muttaprišum the flying one 3
nabalkutum (v.) N to cross over Š caus. send, bring across 15
nādum waterskin 8, 10
nakāpum (v.) G to butt, gore; pierce, stab 22
napāṣum (v.) Dt (?); G to kick, strike, crush 26
nārum I (ÍD) river, watercourse, canal 19
pānum I (IGI) front, face, earlier times Abstract concepts,Body/Body parts 22
pašārum (v.) G to loosen, to dissolve; to release, to free, to solve, to dissipate, D dispel, disperse 28
pāširum, f. pāširtum dream interpreter, undoer, dissolver of spells 26, 27
qannum II, qarnum horn Body/Body parts 12, 21
raḫāṣum (v.) G to trample, kick, destroy 23
rakāsum (v.) G to bind 20
ṣabātum (v.) (DAB5) G to seize, take, hold 30
šadûm I (KUR, ḪUR.SAG) mountain, open country Nature/Cosmological phenomena 5
ṣalmum (GI6) I black, dark 2
šamû I (AN) sky, heaven Nature/Cosmological phenomena 3
šarāṭum (v.) G to tear, shred 10
šatûm I (v.) G to drink 25
ṣeḫrum I (LÚ.TUR) little, young, junior-; small, child, servant, baby 16
ṣērum (EDIN) back, upperside, steppe, open country, towards 1
ṣētum, ṣītum bright light, heat Nature/Cosmological phenomena 1
Sîn DN 13, 16
ubānum finger, toe Body/Body parts 16
warkûm rear, later 23
warqum, erqum yellow, green Qualities/Attributes 1
wāšipum exorcist, sorcerer, magician Social status/Groups/Professions,Verbal expressions 32
zaqātum (v.) G to sting 17
zibbatum tail Body/Body parts 12, 29
zuqiqīpum, zuqaqīpum (GÍR.TAB) scorpion Fauna (wild) 35
Revision History
Oh, Malli
Vocabulary
30/10/14
Wasserman, Nathan
Cataloguing and corrections
26/09/17
Tulaikova, Yulia
Additions to Notes
29/10/17
Tulaikova, Yulia
Cataloguing
14/11/17
Wasserman, Nathan
Edition, translation
01/11/18
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
06/08/19