YOS 11, 35

SEAL no. 7175

Images
  • YBC 9899 (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 9899 (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985 , 35van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985 , 35
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
YBC 9899
Measurements
circumference
4.5 x 6.5 x 1.5
cm
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Genre / Classification
Incantations, scorpion
Bilingual
Provenance
Notes

CDLI No. P310430. First l. probably syllabic Sumerian

With a ritual.

 

Text

1 inim-an-na inim-na-na inim-na-na dNin-⌈kilim-ma-ke4

2 ⌈?-ti?⌉ i-li-im zuqiqīpum(GÍR.TAB) iz-qú-ut i+na⌉ na-al-[ba-ni(m)]

3 A-nu-um É? a-na sà-la-aḫpa-la-aš? qí-bi? a-[(?)]

4 ⌈ša!?-pa-al⌉ bur-tim

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5 ⌈KA.⌉inim.ma GÍR.TAB dab5-bé-da-k[am]

6 [ú?]-pu-úḫ di-pa-ra-am le-qé ⌈x⌉ [...]

7 [a?-ḫu?]-uz di-pa!⌉-ra-aml[e-qé …]

8 […]x x⌉ [.....]

(rest broken)

Translation

1 The word of the sky, the word of the sky, the word of the sky, O Ninklim!

2 The scorpion stung the hand of the god in the br[ick mould].

3 Anum, in order to purify the house(?), to make a breach ... ...

4 under the pit.

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5 Incantation to catch a scorpion.

6 (The ritual:) light a torch, take... ...]

7 [Ho]ld(?) a torch, t[ake... ...]

8 ...

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
aḫāzum (v.) G to take, marry, grasp, seize, learn [7]
awātum, amātu (INIM) word, matter, speech 1
bītum (É) house Locations/Buildings 3
būrtum cistern, well, fish pond, source (of river), hole, pit Fabricated objects 4
dipārum torch Fabricated objects 6, 7
Ninkilima DN Deities/Divine sphere 1
ilum (DINGIR) god, deity 2
KA.INIM.MA incantation formula, incantation 5
leqûm (v.) G to take, take over; Š caus. of G 6, [7]
nalbanum brick mould Fabricated objects 2
napāḫum (v.) G to blow, light up, rise 6
palāšum (v.) G to pierce, break through, break into 3
qātum (ŠU) hand 2
qinnum nest; family Fabricated objects 3?
ṣabātum (v.) (DAB5) G to seize, take, hold 5
salāḫum (v.) G to sprinkle with 3
šamû I (AN) sky, heaven 1
šaplum II bottom; under 4
zaqātum (v.) G to sting 2
zuqiqīpum, zuqaqīpum (GÍR.TAB) scorpion Fauna (wild) 2
Revision History
Gabbay, Uri
Transliteration (based on NW), indices
03/12/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
14/04/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantics
17/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentary
21/12/10
Zilberg, Peter
Indexing verbal forms
04/07/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
12/12/19