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SAA 08, 041

SAA 08 041. Mars, Saturn and Regulus in Lunar Halo (RMA 098) [planetary] [via SAAO/SAA08]

Obverse
o 1o 1

1 d30 TÙR GI₆ NIGIN o*

(1) If the moon is surrounded by a black halo: the month holds rain, variant: clouds will be gathered.

ṣa-al-mu
o 2o 2

ITI A.AN ú-kal KI.MIN IM.DIRI-[MEŠ]

ar-ḫu zu-un-nu ú-ka-la ur-pa-a-ti
o 33

uk-ta-ṣa-ra



o 44

MUL.UDU.IDIM.SAG. ina TÙR d30 i-za-az-ma

(4) Saturn stands in the halo of the moon.



o 55

1 d30 TÙR NIGIN-ma MUL.ṣal-bat-a-nu

(5) If the moon is surrounded by a halo, and Mars stands in it: loss of cattle; the Westland will become smaller.

o 6o 6

ina ŠÀ-šú GUB-iz ZÁḪ MÁŠ.ANŠE

bu-u-li
o 7o 7

KURMAR.TU.KI TUR-ir

ma-at a-mur-re-e


o 88

lum-nu šá KUR a-mur-re-e šu-u

(8) That is bad for the Westland.



Reverse
r 1r 1

1 d30 TÙR NIGIN-ma MUL.LUGAL

(r 1) If the moon is surrounded by a halo, and Regulus stands in it: in that year pregnant women [wil]l give birth to male children.

r 2r 2

ina ŠÀ-šú GUB-iz ina MU BI .PEŠ₄-MEŠ

e-ra-a-ti
r 3r 3

NITA-⸢MEŠ [Ù].TU-MEŠ

zak-ka-⸢ri* [ul]-la-da


r 44

MUL.[LUGAL ina] TÙR 30 GUB-ma

(r 4) Re[gulus] stands in the halo of the moon.



r 55

[ša mdPA]—PAB-MEŠSU

(r 5) [From Nabû]-ahhe-eriba.


Adapted from Hermann Hunger, Astrological Reports to Assyrian Kings (State Archives of Assyria, 8), 1992. Lemmatised by Mikko Luukko, 2016-17, 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 http://oracc.org/saao/P336425/.