SBH 17 [Liturgy]

Obverse
o 1o 1

[... tar]-ba-ṣi la-mu-u₂ lib₃-ba-šu₂ ta-ne₂-ḫum-ma

o 22

[...] TUR&TURša₃-bi ea-še-er-[ra-am₃]

Temple, surrounded like the cattle pen, its inside is lamentation


o 33

[... tur₃]-gin₇ niŋin-na-am₃ TUR&TURša₃-bi e<a-še-ra-am₃>

My true temple, surrounded like the cattle pen, its inside is lamentation


o 44

[e₂] zid⸣-ŋu₁₀ uše-eb e₂-kur-ra-[ŋu₁₀] <ša₃-bi a-še-ra-am₃>

My true temple, my brickwork of the Ekur, its inside is lamentation


o 55

[ki-ur₃] ki-gal-ŋu₁₀ ueš₃ e₂-nam-til₃-[la] <ša₃-bi a-še-ra-am₃>

My Ki'ur, the platform, shrine Enamtila, their insides are lamentation


o 66

[e₂] zid⸣-ŋu₁₀ uše-eb zimbirki-[ŋu₁₀] <ša₃-bi a-še-ra-am₃>

My true temple, my brickwork of Sippar, its inside is lamentation


o 77

[eš₃ e₂]-babbar-ru₃ ae₂-di-kud-maḫ-kalam-ma <ša₃-bi a-še-ra-am₃>

Shrine Ebabbar, Edikudmahkalama, their insides are lamentation


o 88

[e₂ zid]-ŋu₁₀ uše-eb tin-tirki-[ŋu₁₀] <ša₃-bi a-še-ra-am₃>

My true temple, my brickwork of Tintir, its inside is lamentation


o 99

[še-eb e₂]-saŋ⸣-il₂-la aeš₃ e₂-tur₃-kalam-[ma] <ša₃-bi a-še-ra-am₃>

The brickwork of the Esaŋil, shrine Eturkalama, their insides are lamentation


o 1010

[e₂ zid]-ŋu₁₀ uše-eb bad₃-si-ab-baki-[ŋu₁₀] <ša₃-bi a-še-ra-am₃>

My true temple, my brickwork of Borsippa, its inside is lamentation


o 1111

[eš₃ e₂]-zid-da-ta a-eeš₃ e₂-maḫ-til₃-[la] <ša₃-bi a-še-ra-am₃>

From(?) shrine Ezida, shrine Emahtila, their insides are lamentation


o 1212

[eš₃ e₂]-te-me-an-ki aeš₃ e₂-duraḫ-an-[na] <ša₃-bi a-še-ra-am₃>

Shrine Etemenanki, shrine Edurahana, their insides are lamentation


o 1313

[eš₃] e₂⸣-nam-bi-zid-da aeš₃ ee₂-ur₄-me-imin-an⸣-[ki] <ša₃-bi a-še-ra-am₃>

Shrine Enambizida, shrine Eurmeiminanki, their insides are lamentation


o 1414

[i-si-] am₃⸣-ta-la₂-e ai-bi₂-bi-ta i-si- am₃-ta-[la₂-e]


o 1515

[ni-is-sa]-tu₄ it-ta--lal ina pa!?-ni-šu₂ ni-is-sa-tu₄ it-ta-[-lal]

Lamentation hangs from it, before (them) lamentation hangs from it (Akk) Lamentation was hung from it, before (them) lamentation


o 1616

[...] ša₃-bi a-še-er-ra i-<si- am₃-ta-la₂-e>


o 1717

[...] lib₃-ba-šu₂ ta-ne₂-ḫum-ma <ni-is-sa-tu₄ it-ta--lal>

(Sum) The brickwork of the Ezida, its inside is lamentation, lamentation hangs from it (Akk) (Sum) The brickwork of the Ezida, its inside is lamentation, lamentation was hung from it


o 1818

[... lu₂] ḫul₂⸣-a-na anu-mu-ni-x⸣-[...]

He does not pass, the man who is rejoicing does not pass

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Reverse
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r 1'r 1'

[...] x x x x [...] x⸣-e [...]

r 2'2'

[...]-ti₃ ina E₂ ul -ba-at [...]

[...] does not dwell in the temple [...]


r 3'3'

[ma-a a-ba] ud me-na-gin₇ ma-a-a adi⸣-[di]

r 4'4'

[...]-x ki-ma ša₂ u₄-mu ma-ti-ma a-a- al-lak

Where is the future like the past? Where will I go?


r 5'5'

[e₂ umun-e] e₂ umun-e a-ue₂ zid-[da]

r 6'6'

bi-it be-li₃ E₂ be-li₃ E₂ ki-i-nu

The temple of the lord, the temple of the lord, it is a true temple

r 7'7'

[...]-am₃? mu šid-bi dub saŋ-kam₂ e₂ tur₃-gin₇ niŋin-na-am₃ NU AL.TIL GABA.RI [...]

... is the number of lines. First tablet of the balaŋ composition e turgin niŋinam, unfinished, copy from ...

r 8'8'

[ki-ma la]-bi⸣-ri-šu₂ mdEN-DINiṭ A ša₂ mdEN-DINsu-E A mMU-dPAP.SUKKAL ana DU₁₂ -ṭur-ma [...]

Like its original. Bēl-uballiṭ, son of Bēl-balāṭsu-iqbi, son of Iddin-Papsukkal, wrote and collated it for singing

r 9'9'

[...]-x U₄ 2(U)-ILIMMU₄ MU DIŠ-ME-ŠU!-MIN-KAM₂ ma-lik-sa-dar LUGAL

Month of ..., 29th day, 162nd year of Alexander, the king


Edited by Jeremiah Peterson for the BLMS project