AMD 1, 287b

SEAL no. 7189

Images
  • MLC 1614 rev. (Morgan Library Collection, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven) MLC 1614 rev. (Morgan Library Collection, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven)
  • MLC 1614 rev. (Morgan Library Collection, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven) MLC 1614 rev. (Morgan Library Collection, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven)
  • Hallo 1999, 287Hallo 1999, 287
Copy / Photo
287 (copy)
Tablet Siglum
MLC 1614
Measurements
circumference
7.8x4.8
cm
Collection
Morgan Library Collection, (Yale Babylonian Collection) New Haven
Edition
Studies
Cat. No. 105
Genre / Classification
Incantations, witch?
Notes

The Akkadian incantation on the reverse follows a Sumerian one (against Lamaštu). Clumsily written.

Text
Rev.? 

1         etellum(NIR.GÁL) tukultum(NIR) etellum(NIR.GÁL) 

2         tukultum(NIR) etellum(NIR.GÁL) 

3         EN.KA etellum(NIR.GÁL) 

4         ABZU N[UN.KI.(GA?)] 

5         ši!(Text: SI)-tas-si!(Text: ŠI)-⌈ib?⌉ ⌈x⌉⌈x⌉

6         mu-up-pa?!-ra-ti-[i]m?

7         dÉ-a dLÚ.ASAR.

8         li-taš-ši-ra-an-ni

9         te-e!-en-nu!-ri-e

10       [ši]-pa-at ka-ša?-ap?-[ti?]

Translation
 Rev.?

1         Trusting, oh prince, trusting

2         Oh prince, trusting.

3         ..., trusting.

4         The Apsû, Eri[du]

5         Call out the....

6         of the scattered ones.

7         Oh Ea (and) Asarluhi,

8         May (the witch? / the evil-doer?) let me go for ever!

9         Incantation formula.

10       [In]cantation (against) a witch(?)

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
Apsûm (ZU.AB) underground water (cosmic) Deities/Divine sphere,Nature/Cosmological phenomena rev. 4
Asarluḫi/Asalluḫi DN Deities/Divine sphere rev. 7
Ea DN Deities/Divine sphere rev. 7
Eridu GN GN rev. 4
etellum (NIR) lord, prince, pre-eminent Social status/Groups/Professions rev. 1, rev. 2
kaššaptum sorceress, witch Diseases/Demons,Social status/Groups/Professions rev. 10
katarrum fungus (a kind of) Flora rev. 9
mupparrum, f. mupparrītum scattered one Human activities/actions rev. 6
šasûm (v.) G to shout, call (out), read (out); Gtn iter. of G rev. 5
šiptum (ḖN; KAxUD) incantation, spell rev. 9
tukultum (NIR.GÁL) trust, support Abstract concepts rev. 1, rev. 2
wašārum (v.) G to sink down; D to release, set free rev. 8
Revision History
Shlivinski, Rani
Transliteration, indices
01/01/07
Wagschal, Avigail
Formatting
22/09/08
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentary, corrections
25/09/08
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
10/09/09
Wasserman, Nathan
Semantics
29/05/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Corrections
14/09/10
Wagschal, Avigail
Indexing (stage 2)
04/02/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue, file name
11/12/19
Zomer, Elyze
Correction
25/04/20
Streck, Michael P.
Images
17/08/20