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Hand drawing below by Ernst F. Weidner (1952)


ŠA2DIŠTINMAŠDIBNINMUDBADITIDIŠŠU2LALINU.U6GU4UDUBADTADURŠA2ANU


Transliteration:

ša2 ana NIM DIB nen-mud ina TIL ITI ana ŠU2 LA2 in 26 GU4.UD u dil-bat TA DUR ša2 A-nu-n[i-tu4 E2 ...]

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

which had passed to the east. became stationary. At the end of the month it went back to the west. Around the 26th, Mercury and Venus [came out] from the "band" of Anunitu [...]

Note B

SymbolSyllablesMeanings
ĝar
niĝ2
ša2
Place
Thing
of
DIŠ Constantly, always, one, sixty,
if
TIN
DIN(or TIL)

balātu: without;
balāṭu: to escape; coming year; life, health; duration of life(x amount);(or TIL)
MAŠ
BA7
BAR
ḫuzālu: gazelle kid; ṣerru: snake, possible name for Hydra constellation; Māšu: twin, Gemini; bīru: goat
half
Nissan, first month - on VAT4956 there seems to be no distinction between BAR and MAŠ
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;
NIN NIN
MUD daʾmu: dark-coloured, dark red; said of the sun or moon (moon darker than normal)- The Assyrian Dictionary, Volume 3, D (2004) pg 74
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
ITI warḫu: month
DIŠ Constantly, always, one, sixty,
if
ŠU2 to set (heavenly body)
the west
to cover
LAL naḫāsu: to recede
maṭû: to become less, diminish
tarṣu: extent , duration
šaqû : to become high, elevated, to rise repeatedly , to raise up
pašāṭu: be invisible
IN translated as: around
26 twenty-six
GU4.UD Mercury
U
bur3
šu4
ge14
Earth, finger, ten, totality
Unit
Cover
Blow
and
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
TA issu: from , out of , since , after
what
ṭehû. approach, come near to; - The Assyrian Dictionary. Volume 19, Ṭ (2006) pg 71
ištu: from (a point in space or time), out of (a place, an object, a quantity), since, after, by; - The Assyrian Dictionary. Volume 7, I & J (2004) pg 286
GU2.KAK
DUR
Totality
band
ĝar
niĝ2
ša2
Place
Thing
of
A.NU Anunitu
Pisces, north-east fish, south-west fish
Alias for Venus & Jupiter - P. Felix Gössman; Planetarium Babylonicum (1950) pg 10-11

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