• SAA 10 325




  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Kuyunjik (Nineveh)
  • Scholarly Letter
  • from physicians


LAS 031; SAA 10, 001

SAA 10 325. Treating the Skin of the ‘Farmer’ (CT 53 052) [from physicians] [via SAAO/SAA10]

o 1o 1

[a-na .ENGAR EN-ia]

(1) [To the 'farmer,' my lord: your servant Urad-Nanaya. The very best of health to the 'farmer,' my lord!] May [Ninurta and Gula] gi[ve happiness and physical well-being to the 'farme]r,' my lord!

o 22

[ARAD-ka mARADdna-na-a]

o 33

[lu šul-mu addan-niš addan-niš]

o 44

[a-na .ENGAR EN-ia dMAŠ u dgu-la]

o 55

[DÙG-ub lib-bi DÙG-ub UZU-MEŠ a-na]

o 66

[].⸢ENGAR EN-ia lid⸣-[di-nu ina UGU bu-ul-ṭi]

(6) [As to the cure] of the blotches [......], they should let me enter [...]

o 77

ša pi-ʾa-ri x⸣+[x x x x x x]

o 88

lu-še-ri-bu-u-[ni x x x x x]

o 99

NUMUN GAZI!.SAR x⸣+[x x x x x x]

(9) seed of the beet plant [...]

o 1010

ša pi-i-šú [x x x x x x x x]

(10) whose mouth [......]

o 1111

ina A-⸢MEŠ [x x x x x x x x x]

(11) in water [......]

rest broken away


rbeginning broken away

r 1'1'

de⸣-ii-qi ⸢03⸣ [x x x x x x]

(r 1) is good [......]

r 2'2'

li-is-di-ru [x x x x x x]

(r 2) they should do it regularly [......].

r 3'3'

isu-ur-ri be- i⸣-[qab-bi]

(r 3) Perhaps my lord will sa[y]: "This is a gloo[my] day [it is n]ot auspicious for performing (that)!" this [treatment] which we are performing [...] a gloom[y day ......]

r 4'4'

ma-a UD-mu an-ni-u šá ta-⸢dir⸣-[ti]

r 5'5'

šu-ú a-na e-pa-ši la [ṭa-a-ba dul-lu]

r 6'6'

an-ni-u ša -pa-áš-[u-ni x x x]

r 7'7'

[UD-mu] ša ta-dir-[te x x x x x]

r 8'8'

[x x] x x [x x x x x x x]

rest broken away

(Remainder lost)

Adapted from Simo Parpola, Letters from Assyrian and Babylonian Scholars (State Archives of Assyria, 10), 1993. Lemmatised by Mikko Luukko, 2016, as part of the research programme of the Alexander von Humboldt Chair in the Ancient History of the Near and Middle East at LMU Munich (Karen Radner, Humboldt Professorship 2015). The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as