• SAA 08 096




  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Kuyunjik (Nineveh)
  • Astrological Report
  • planetary


SAA 08, 096

SAA 08 096. Evening Last of Venus (RMA 208A) [planetary] [via SAAO/SAA08]

o 1o 1

[1 MUL.dil-bat ina ITI.NE TA] UD 01-KÁM EN UD 30-KÁM

(1) [If Venus disappears in the west in Ab (V) from] the 1st to the 30th day: there will be [rains]; the harvest of the land will prosper.

o 22


o 33

[1 MUL.dil-bat ina ITI.NE] ad⸣-riš -tak-ti-it-ma ir-bi

(3) [If Venus in Ab (V)] descends darkly to the horizon and sets: [fall of Elam and it]s troops in battle will take place.

o 44

[ŠUB-tim NIM.MA u] ERIM⸣-šú ina GIŠ.TUKUL GAR-an

o 55

[x x x x x x x]+⸢x ú-maṭ-ṭa-ma

(5) [......] will make less [......] and [......] ...

o 66

[x x x x x x x x x x]-ma

o 77

[x x x x x x x x x x]-ki

o 88

[x x x x x x x x]-kan-ni

(8) [......] ... [......] ...

o 99

[x x x x x x x x x]-ḫi


r 1r 1

[x x x x x x x x x x] UD-MEŠ

(r 1) [......] days [......] she [...... its] interpre[tation is as fo]llows:

r 22

[x x x x x x x x x x] ši-i

r 33

[x x x ki-i an]-ni-i-e pi-[še-er-šú]

r 44

[1 MUL.x x ana IGI d30] iṭ-ḫi-ma GUB-[iz]

(r 4) [If ...] comes close [to the moon] and stan[ds] there: [......] will be sated [...... the king of the land] will widen [(his) understanding ...].

r 55

[x x x x x x x x]-ti i-šá-bi-ma [x x x]

r 66

[x x x x LUGAL KUR uz-nu] ú-rap-pa-[áš x x]

r 77

[x x x x x x x il]-pu-ut [x x]

(r 7) [...... tou]ched [...].

r 88

[ša mba-la]-si-i

(r 8) [From Bala].

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