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Hand drawing below by Ernst F. Weidner (1952)


IGIDURŠA2NAMMAHU2PAIBBAD8UGU4UDDIŠNIMDIBKIIGILAGABUNIMADIŠ??


Transliteration:

ina IGI DUR ša2 SIM.MAḪ 12 KUŠ3 šap dil-bat 8 u GU4.UD ana NIM DIB ki IGI KUR4 u NIM.A 1 U[Š ... dSAG.UŠ/dGENNA]

Translation - by P.V. Neugebauer and E. F. Weidner (1915) edited by Hermann Hunger (1988)

was in front of the "band" of the Swallow, ½ cubit below Venus, Mercury having passed 8 fingers to the east; when it became visible it was bright and (already) high. 1°? [.... Saturn]

Note B

SymbolSyllablesMeanings
ina IGI naṭālu: (to be able) to see , to look at, to gaze ; to observe (the sky); to be visible;
ina maḫar: before (someone), in the presence, in front of - The Assyrian Dictionary, Volume 10, M, Part I, (1977) pg 106
GU2.KAK
DUR
Totality
band
ĝar
niĝ2
ša2
Place
Thing
of
SIM.MAH identified as:
Capricornus E
Aquarius W
Andromeda
β η ξ Cetus
ε ζ ξ Pegasus & α Aquarius
Northern fish
Southern fish
Alias or code-name for Mars
- P. Felix Gössman; Planetarium Babylonicum (1950) pg 213-214
U2
kuš3
load, horn
unit
PA.IB
šap
šapal: under, beneath, underneath
qablu: hips, middle.
šapālu: to be low, deep ; to reach the lowest point; to stay constantly low; - The Assyrian Dictionary, Š Volume 17, Part I (1989) pg 422-423
DILI.BAD
DILI.BAT
nebû: shining, bright, flaring; denoting the brightest star of a constellation - The Assyrian Dictionary, Volume 11, N Part II (1980) pg 148
venus
8 8
U
bur3
šu4
ge14
Earth, finger, ten, totality
Unit
Cover
Blow
and
GU4.UD Mercury
DIŠ Constantly, always, one, sixty,
if
NIM šaqû: to become high, elevated, to rise repeatedly
DIB
UDU
LU
TIP
etāqu: to go past , to pass by , to go through , to cross over ; to proceed along , to advance , to go ahead , to move on / onward , to continue , to proceed further ;
etēqu: to pass, go along, go past ; to go through, cross over
immeru: sheep;
GAGAR
KI
Ground
Place, with
IGI naṭālu: (to be able) to see , to look at, to gaze ; to observe (the sky); to be visible;
ina maḫar: before (someone), in the presence, in front of - The Assyrian Dictionary, Volume 10, M, Part I, (1977) pg 106
LAGAB
RI3
GUR4
niĝin2
ellag
KUR4
block; excess

thick
encircle, total
bibbu: Mercury
KUR4 = ba'lu which means either ba'ālu: to be abnormally large, to become bright or shine brightly;
or ba'ūlu: great, important; - The Assyrian Dictionary, Volume 2, B (1965) pg 1, 184
U
bur3
šu4
ge14
Earth, finger, ten, totality
Unit
Cover
Blow
and
NIM šaqû: to become high, elevated, to rise repeatedly
A A
DIŠ Constantly, always, one, sixty,
if
?? ??

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