• SAA 10 319




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


LAS 031; SAA 10, 001

SAA 10 319. Curing an Abscess (ABL 0392) [from physicians] [via SAAO/SAA10]

o 1o 1

a-na LUGAL EN-ia

(1) To the king, my lord: your servant Urad-Nanaya. The very best of health to the king, my lord! May Ninurta and Gula give happiness and physical well-being to the king, my lord!

o 22

ARAD-ka mARADdna-na-a

o 33

lu šul-mu addan-niš addan-niš

o 44

a-na LUGAL EN-ia

o 55

dMAŠ u dgu-la

o 66

DÙG-ub lib-bi DÙG-ub UZU-MEŠ

o 77

a-na LUGAL EN-ia lid-di-nu

o 88

šul-mu addan-niš

(8) The baby is much better. I fastened an absorptive dressing on this abscess behind his ear, it rested loosely against its tip.

o 99

a-na la-ku-ú

o 1010

si-ik-ru ḫa-ni-u

o 1111

ša ku-tal PI*.2-šú

o 1212

ta-al-i- ina UGU

o 1313

ur-ta-ki-is ina ap-pi-šú

b.e. 14b.e. 14


b.e. 1515

ina ti-ma-li

(15) Yesterday evening I opened the lint by which it was attached and removed the dressing on it. There was pus as much as the tip of (one's) little finger on the dressing.

r 1r 1

ki-i ba-di

r 22

ši-ir-ṭu ša ina ŠÀ-bi

r 33

ṣa-bit-u-ni ap-ta-ṭar

r 44

ta-al-i- šá ina UGU

r 55

ú-tu-li šar-ku

r 66

ina UGU ta-al-i-te

r 77

i-ba-áš-ši ammar SAG.DU

r 88

ŠU.SI ṣe-ḫi-ir-te

r 99

DINGIR-MEŠ-ka šúm-ma me-me-ni

(r 9) By your gods, nobody had laid hands upon it he gave his word (for it). He is very well; the king, my lord, can be glad. He will be cured in 7 or 8 days.

r 1010

UZU.Á.2-šú ina UGU

r 1111

ú-me-du-u-ni šu--ma

r 1212

pi-i-šú it-ti-din

r 1313

šul-mu addan-niš

r.e. 14r.e. 14

lib-bu šá LUGAL EN-ia

r.e. 1515

lu ṭa-a-ba

e. 1e. 1

a-du UD-MEŠ 07 08 i-ba-laṭ

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