ABC Bab. Fragment 2

LBPL no. 27035

Texts Hierarchy
Copy / Photo
CT 37 21
Tablet Siglum
BM 38284 (1880-11-12, 166)
Measurements
circumference
6.5 x 3.8
cm
Collection
British Museum, London
Edition
192 (Babylonian Chronicle Fragment 2)
274–277 (no. 42)
Genre / Classification
Chronicless
Notes

CDLI no. P366020

Text

(Lacuna)

1'         [. . .] uš uṣur[tu(gišḫu[r) . . .]

2'         [. . .] x sîn(30) šamaš(20) u adad(diškur) aṭ-ma-an-š[u-nu . . .]

3'         [. . . n]a-din ḫaṭṭi(gišpa) kussê(aš.te) palê(bala) [. . .]

4'         [. . . š]ipir(k]in)-šu mi-iḫ-rit pî(ka) ilāni(dingirmeš) rabûti(galmeš) x [. . .]

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5'         [. . . in]a palê(bala) apil(dumu.nita)-adad(diškur) māt(kur) tam-tì i-be-el [. . .]

6'         [. . . i]-lam-ma palê(bala) apil(dumu.nita)-adad(diškur) x x ana māt(kur) tam-tì [. . .]

7'         [. . . mar]duk(damar].utu)? adi(en) māt(kur) tam-tì i-ru-ru ù ša māt(kur) ta[m-tì . . .]

8'         [. . . du]-ul-la ana bābili(ká.dingir.raki) ú-kin aššu(mu) kussê(aš.te) x [. . .]

9'         [. . .] te adi(en) ina é-kur nadâ(šub-a) iq-ba-am-ma [. . .]

10'       [. . . niš]ī(unm]eš)? bābili(ká.dingir.raki) ina ṣēri(edin) di/ki-rim-ma gi-mil-l[a? . . .]

(Lacuna)

Translation

(Lacuna)

1'–4'    [. . .] the plan [. . .] the chapels of Sîn, Šamaš and Adad [. . .]. [. . . who gi]ves the scepter, the throne, and the reign [. . .] his work, according to the decision of the great gods [. . .].

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5'–10'  [. . . i]n the reign of Apil-Adad he governed the Sealand [. . .] he came up and the reign of Apil-Adad [. . .] in the Sealand [. . . whom Mar]duk(?) cursed up to the Sealand, and [. . .] of the Sea[land . . .]. He assigned [forc]ed labor to Babylon, because of the throne [. . .] placed in the Ekur, he commanded [the peopl]e(?) of Babylon, in the plain, . . . [. . .]

Vocabulary

WordTranslationLine
Adad DN 2'
adi until, as far as 7', 9'
ana to, for 6', 8'
Apil-Adad RN 5', 6'
arārum (v.) to curse 7'
aššum because (of) 8'
Bābili GN 8', 10'
bêlum (v.) to rule (over) 5'
dullum trouble, work, service 8'
Ekur TN 9'
elûm (v.) to go up, arise, (Š) bring up, bring out, enter (on a tablet) 6'
gimillum requital 10'
ḫaṭṭum stick, scepter 3'
ilum god 4'
ina in, on, by, from [5'], 9', 10'
kânum (v.) to be(come) permanent, firm, true, (D) establish firmly, set up, define, prove 8'
kussûm chair, throne 3', 8'
Marduk DN [7']
mātum land, country 5', 6', 7' (x2)
meḫretum opposite side, front, toward(s) 4'
nādinum giver, donor 3'
nadûm (v.) to throw (down), lay (down), cast, impose, establish, reject, remove 9'
nišum people [10']
palûm period of office, reign, dynasty 3', 5', 6'
appum nose 4'
qabûm (v.) to say, speak, command 9'
rabûm big, great, old, noble, chief 4'
Sîn DN 2'
ṣērum back, upperside, steppe, open country 10'
ša who(m), which, of 7'
Šamaš DN 2'
šiprum sending, mission, work, craft 4'
tiāmtum, tâmtum sea 5', 6', 7', [7']
u and 2', 7'
uṣurtum drawing, plan, ordinance, regulation 1'
watmanum, aṭmanum cella, inner sanctum, temple 2'
Revision History
13/06/21