JNES 14, 15

SEAL no. 7184

Images
  • Landsberger/Jacobsen 1955 , 15Landsberger/Jacobsen 1955 , 15
Tablet Siglum
Ish-35-T.19
Collection
Iraq Museum, Baghdad
Genre / Classification
Incantations, worm (eye)
Provenance
Nerebtum (mod. Ishchali)
Notes

 CDLI No. P355886. The tablet belongs to the lot of tablets from Išchali which is in Baghdad, see Greengus 1979, 2, n. 5 (ref. Ch. Hess).

Text
Obv.

1         er-ṣé-tum-mi er-ṣé-tum

2         ú-li-id lu-ḫa-ma

3         lu-ḫu-mu-ú

4         ú-li-id i-ši-na

5         i-ši-nu-um ú-li-id

6         šu-bu-ul-tam {TUM}

7         šu-bu-ul-tum

8         ú-li-id me-er-ḫa

9         i-na-mi eqel(A.ŠÀ) dEn-líl

10         mi-it-ḫa-ri-im    

11         70 IKU eqlam(A.ŠÀ)

12         dEN.ZU i-ṣí-di

 
Rev.

13         dUTU ú-ša-ap-ḫa-ar  

14         a-na-mi īn(IGI) eṭli(GURUŠ)

15         i-te-ru-ub
16         me-er-ḫu-um

17         ma-na lu-uš-pu-ur

18         ù lu-wa-ʾì-ir

19         a-na mārat(DUMU.SAL) An 7 7

20         li-il-qí-?>-nim

21         agubbâm (⌈E?⌉.GUB) ⌈ša sa-am-ti

22         karpatam (DUG) ša ḫu-la-lim
23         li-sa-ba-nim
24         me-e! tam!-tim

25         [e]l-lu-tim me-er-ḫa

26         [l]i-še!-li-[a?]

27         [i]-na īn(IGI) eṭlim(GURUŠ)

Translation
Obv.

1–2         Earth - they say - earth bore the dirt,

3–4         the dirt bore the stalk,

5–6         the stalk bore the ear,

7–8         the ear bore the sty.

9             In - they say - the field of Enlil,

10–11     the square, 70 Iku of surface,

12           (when) Sîn was reaping,

Rev.

13           (and) Šamaš was harvesting,

14           into- they say - the young man's eye

15–16     entered the sty.

17–18     "Whom should I assign and send

19            to the Daughters of An, seven and seven?

20–22      Let them take for me a vessel of carnelian, a pot of alabaster.  

23–25      Let them draw for me pure water of the sea.

25–26      Let them ⌈take out⌉ the sty from the young man's eye!"

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
agubbûm holy water vessel Fabricated objects 21
elûm (v.) G to go up; D exalt 26
Enlil DN Deities/Divine sphere 9
eqlum (A.ŠÀ) field, terrain Locations/Buildings 9, 11
erēbum (v.) G to enter, come in; Š cause to enter, bring in 15
erṣetum (KI) earth, land, netherworld Nature/Cosmological phenomena 1
eṣēdum (v.) G to harvest, reap 12
eṭlum (GURUŠ; ŠUL) manly; young man Human activities/actions,Social status/Groups/Professions 14, 27
ḫulālum (na4NÍR) stone (valuable, a kind of) Materials 22
īnum (IGI) eye Body/Body parts 14, 27
išīnum stalk, stem Nature/Cosmological phenomena 4, 5
karpatum (DUG) clay pot Fabricated objects 22
leqûm (v.) G to take, take over; Š caus. of G 20
luḫāmum mud Materials 2, 3
mārat Anim daughter of An Deities/Divine sphere 19
merḫum II ergot, sty (in the eye) Diseases/Demons 8, 16, 25
mitḫārum symmetrical, proportionate, of the same size Abstract concepts 10
mû I (A(.MEŠ)) water Food/Drink 24
paḫārum (v.) G to gather, assemble; D bring together, assemble; Š to gather, assemble 13
sâbum (v.) G to draw water 23
Šamaš, šamšum DN, sun Deities/Divine sphere 13
sāmtum (NA4.GUG) redness, carnelian Materials 21
šapārum (v.) G to send, write Verbal expressions 17
Sîn DN Deities/Divine sphere 12
šubultum ear, spike (of corn) Body/Body parts 6, 7
tiāmtum, tâmtum (A.AB.BA) sea, lake Nature/Cosmological phenomena 24
walādum (v.) G to give birth 2, 4, 5, 8
wârum (v.) G to go (up to); D instruct, govern 18
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration and indices
14/06/07
Wagschal, Avigail
Formatting
22/09/08
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation and commentary
05/01/09
Hess, Christian W.
Foramtting
14/01/09
Streck, Michael P.
Corrections
19/10/09
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
27/11/09
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
10/12/09
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections to translation and commentary
04/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Correction to web-formatting
04/10/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantics
17/10/10
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue
19/11/13
Zilberg, Peter
indexing verbal forms
04/06/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Image
30/07/19
Zomer, Elyze
Corrections
27/10/19
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