UET 6/3, 889 (Nanāya)

SEAL no. 7505

Images
  • UET 6/3, 889 (British Museum)UET 6/3, 889 (British Museum)
Copy / Photo
889 (copy)
Measurements
circumference
9.0 x 9.7 x 4.4
cm
Collection
British Museum, London
Studies
Genre / Classification
Hymns and Prayers, Nanāya
Provenance
Ur (mod. Tell el-Muqayyar)
Notes

CDLI No. P346926

Text
col. i
1'       [                           ] ⌈x⌉
2'       [                           ] ⌈x⌉
3'       [                           ] ni
4'       [                           ] x
5'       [                           ] ni   
6'       [                           ] iD-ra
7'       [                           ] ⌈x⌉-im
8'       [                           ] ⌈ri
9'       [                           ] ⌈x⌉
10'     [                           ] ⌈x⌉
 
col. ii
1       [...] x ú x [...]
2       [... š/t]a ša te? x [...]
3       [dN]a⌉-[n]a⌉-⌈a-a ma/ba-ri-a-ti ⌈x⌉ [...]     
4       ù ḫi-ṭi-sí-na ka-t[i ...]                                 
5       ḫa-ab-sa-ši-im él? šu-r[i?-tim?]
6       ù zi-ik-ru ú-pu-šu-ši-[im ...]                       
7       qá-am-ma-ši-im ab-bu-na-ta-a[m …]
8       ši-na ka-az-ra-a-tum-ma lu mi-t[a?...]
9       zi-ki-ir INIM ul-li-tim te-BU-x-[…]
10     na-ši-a-à(ras. of A?) ṭa-a-tim sí-ni-ša-tum ka-[az?-ra?-tum?]       
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11     be-le-et-ni ú-ga-as-sà ka!?-Z[I? …]
12     a-mu-ur-ra-at ša-at (ras.) AD? PI ru-um [...]       
13     dNa-na-a-a a-ad-da-ma ta-ša-[ka?-an?]  
14     ⌈le-a⌉-at-ma i-na ki-ib-ra-a[t ar?-ba?-im?]
15     [                           ] ⌈te⌉ [...]
16     [                  ] ⌈a-na ar⌉-[...]
(Rest broken. Reverse uninscribed)
Translation
col. ii
1       [.].[.]
2       [..] . Ištar(?) .[..]
 
3       [Nan]āya(?) the daughters(?) (or: you are a diviner(?)) .[..]
4       and their sin …[...]
 
5       They have bound(?) (it) for her on(?) the preg[nant(?) woman],
6       and the men have done for h[er …].
 
7       They have cut for her the umbilical cor[d …].
8       They, the hierodules themselves, ...
 
9       The utterance of that old word she has … […]
10     The women, the hi[erodules(?)], carry gifts ...[...]
         -----
11     Our lady, her fury ..[.]
12     She is awe-inspiring, she is the mistress(?) ..[.]
 
13     Nanāya s[ets(?)] a thunder(?) ..[.]
14     She is truly the capable one in the [four] quarters of the wor[ld].
 
15–16         ...
Revision History
Wasserman, Nathan
Transliteration, translation, commentary
14/09/11
Streck, Michael P.
Transliteration, translation, commentary
14/09/11
Wasserman, Nathan
Photography, web-imaging
08/03/12
Streck, Michael P.
Image, catalogue
06/11/19