YOS 11, 3

SEAL no. 7192

Images
  • NBC 8957 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)NBC 8957 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • NBC 8957 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)NBC 8957 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • NBC 8957 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)NBC 8957 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • NBC 8957 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)NBC 8957 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 3van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 3
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
NBC 8957
Measurements
circumference
7.1 x 5.2 x 2.3
cm
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Genre / Classification
Incantations, worm, toothache
Notes

CDLI P274694

Text

1 tu-ul-tum la t[a-ka-li]

2 níg-gal-laša ṣur⌉-[ri-im]

3 t[e]-l[i] ⌈a-na ša-di-i

4 tu-ṣa-li-mi ? NÍTA?⌉ ki SE10

5 i-ti-li li-ṣa-li-lu-⌈ni-ik-ki

6 a-di i-mi ri-š[a]-⌈tim⌉-[m]a

7 mi-tum iš-tu er-ṣ[e]-tim

8 i-ba-lu-ṭa-am-ma

9 la te-li

 

Rev.

10 ši-ip-tum ú-ul ia-a-tum

11 ši-pa-at dEn-líl

12 ši-ip-tum ú-ul ia-a-tum

13 ši-pa-at dŠamaš(UTU)

14 dŠamaš(UTU) ši-ip-tam id-di

15 a-na-ku ri-mu

16 ka-ad-ru ša ša-d[i]-i

17 ad-di š[i]-i[p]-t[am-m]a

18 a-na ra-ma-ni-[ia]

Translation
1–2 Worm, you should not e[at] the sickle of obsidian!

3 You(f.) should go up into the mountains!

4 You(f.) have blackened the mouth of the man as if with excrement!

5 Lie(f.) down! May they put you(f.) to rest!

6–9 Until there will be joy and the dead man revives from the Netherworld, you shall not rise!

10–11  The incantation is not mine! It is the incantation of Enlil!

12–13  The incantation is not mine! It is the incantation of Šamaš!

15–16  I am the wild bull of the mountains

17–18  (and) I cast the incantation on my body!

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
balāṭum (v.) G to live, stat. be alive; D bring back to life, revive 8
elûm (v.) G to go up; D exalt 9
Enlil DN Deities/Divine sphere 11
erṣetum (KI) earth, land, netherworld Nature/Cosmological phenomena 7
ewûm I (v.) G to become, turn into 6
itūlum (v.) Gt to lie down, sleep, be lying 5
kakkum (GIŠ.TUKUL) stick, weapon, battle Fabricated objects 4
mītum dead, transf. of the powerless, of city or country Abstract concepts 7
nadûm III (v.) G to throw down, lay down 14, 17
niggallum (NÍG/NI.GÁL.LA) sickle Fabricated objects 2, 5
pīdum pardon, indulgence Abstract concepts 4
ramānum self Abstract concepts,Body/Body parts,Personal prons. 18
rīmum (AM) wild bull Fauna (wild) 15
šadûm I (KUR, ḪUR.SAG) mountain, open country Nature/Cosmological phenomena 16
ṣalālum (v.) G to lie down, sleep Human activities/actions 5
ṣalāmum (v.) G to become black, dark; D turn something black, dark 4
tûltum worm, leech Fauna (wild) 1
Revision History
Wagschal, Avigail
Transliteration, indices
28/02/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
14/04/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantics
17/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentrary
30/11/10
Zilberg, Peter
Indexing verbal forms
04/07/14
Oh, Malli
Indexing
19/10/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
19/08/19
Zomer, Elyze
Corrected Transliteration, Translation, Commentary
18/08/20