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X201641: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 47-kam2# i_[... _gu4_ ...]

sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig dir_(?) [... _ge6 2_ sin]

e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 2 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim#_ [_dib_ ...]

_ge6 3 szu2-szu2 sag ge6 gir2 gir2-gir2 gu3 u mah_(?)# [...]

_sag ge6_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-ar2 2 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 4(?)# [...]

_si gin 4 si gin_ ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2 an utah_ i [...]

sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi#_ [_lugal n n ... ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin]

ar2 _mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal 1 kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3#_ [ana _ulu3 sig ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi_]

_giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 8 dir an za#_ [...]

_ge6 9# sag ge6_ sin ina _igi dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin# 2 kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ [...]

_ulu3 gin ge6 10 szu2-szu2 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2-_absin 2 kusz3#_ [...]

_an_ ina _sza3 tur3_ ana _szu2 gub ulu3 gin 10_ kal _me szu2-szu2 ulu3 gin_ [...]

ina sze-ri3 _an utah_ i-s,a _si gin ge6 12 sag ge6_ sin _sig rin2#_-[sza2-_ulu3 n n_ ...]

12 _dir an za ulu3 gin ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_murub4#_-[sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab n n_ ina _igi mul2-babbar n n_]

ana _szu2 gub_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ina _igi genna 3 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ x# [... _usan_ dele-bat]

e(?)# _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 1 1_/2 _kusz3 dir an za ulu3 gin 13#_ [...]

_ge6 14 14 me dir_ musz _dir an za ulu3 gin_ x x# [...]

14 1 na musz x# [x x] _ulu3_(?)# _gin ge6 15#_ [...]

_ulu3 gin 15_ ina _kin#_-[_sig_ ...] x# [...]

[_ge6_(?)] 17 _dir_ [...]

AI Translation

Year 147, ... month XII, .

the moon being 1 cubit low to the south; clouds? ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was

2 cubits above gamma Geminorum, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east .

Night of the 3rd, very overcast; beginning of the night, lightning flashed continuously, much thunder .

beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Geminorum, the moon being 4? .

the north wind blew. The 4th, the north wind blew; in the afternoon, very overcast, a little rain shower .

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Leonis ... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1 cubit behind rho Leonis, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits behind beta Virginis, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. The 8th, clouds were in the sky .

Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of gamma Virginis, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south .

the south wind blew. Night of the 10th, very overcast; beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Virginis .

Mars stood inside the halo to the west; the south wind blew. The 10th, all day very overcast, the south wind blew .

in the morning, a little rain shower, the north wind blew. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Librae .

The 12th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of delta Scorpii, ... in front of Jupiter

to the west, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south, it stood 3 cubits in front of Saturn to the west ... ... first part of the night, Venus was

1 1/2 cubits above? delta Cancri; clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 13th, .

Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 14°, measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew ... .

The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 1°, measured; ... ... the south? wind blew. Night of the 15th, .

the south wind blew. The 15th, in the afternoon, ... ... .

Night? of the 17th, clouds .

Human

Year 147, ... month II, ...

the moon being 1 cubit low to the south; clouds? ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was

2 cubits above gamma Geminorum, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east ...

Night of the 3rd, very overcast; beginning of the night, lightning flashed continuously, much? thunder ...

beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Geminorum, the moon being 4? ...

the north wind blew. The 4th, the north wind blew; in the afternoon, very overcast, a little rain shower ...

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Leonis ... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1 cubit behind rho Leonis, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. The 8th, clouds were in the sky ...

Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of gamma Virginis, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south ...

the south wind blew. Night of the 10th, very overcast; beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Virginis ...

Mars stood inside the halo to the west; the south wind blew. The 10th, all day very overcast, the south wind blew ...

in the morning, a little rain shower, the north wind blew. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Librae ...

... in front of delta Scorpii, it stood ... in front of Jupiter

to the west, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south, it stood 3 cubits in front of Saturn to the west, ... ... first part of the night, Venus was

1 1/2 cubits above? delta Cancri; clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 13th, ...

Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 14°, measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew, ... ...

The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 1°, measured ... ... the south wind blew. Night of the 15th, ...

the south wind blew. The 15th, in the afternoon, ... ... ...

Night? of the 17th, clouds ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _ge6 24#_ [...]

[...] 24(?)# _si gin ge6_ [...]

[x x x] 26 _si gin_ [...]

[x x] _buru5# tur-tur zi_-[a ...]

[x] _buru5# mah zi_-a ina [...]

[x x] _ki-lam_ sze-im ina _sag#_ [_itu_ ...]

[x x] x# 2(_gur_) _gur 1_(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) ina _til_ [_itu_ ...]

[x x x] 1(_barig_)(?) 4(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3_ [...]

[_mul2-babbar_ u] _genna#_ ina _gir2-tab_ dele-bat ina [_alla_ ...]

[...] x x x# [...]

[_itu-sig_] 1 14 na-su _kur4# dir_ musz ana szamasz2 _sig#_ [...] [x x x x] ar2 _gu4-ud 1 1_/2(?) _kusz3#_ ana _nim gub#_ [...] [...] x _kusz3#_ [...]

[_itu-sig_] 1 14 na-su _kur4# dir_ musz ana szamasz2 _sig#_ [...]

[x x x x] ar2 _gu4-ud 1 1_/2(?) _kusz3#_ ana _nim gub#_ [...]

[...] x _kusz3#_ [...]

AI Translation

... Night of the 24th, .

... The 24th?, the north wind blew. Night .

... The 26th, the north wind blew .

... small locusts attack .

... much locusts attacked in .

... the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month .

... ... 2 kurru 1 panu 4 sutu, at the end of the month, .

... 1 panu? 4 sutu; sesame, .

Jupiter and Saturn were in Scorpius; Venus was in Cancer .

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14°; it was bright, measured despite clouds; it was low to the sun ... ... it stood 1 1/2? cubits behind Mercury to the east ... ... cubits .

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14°; it was bright, measured despite clouds; it was low to the sun .

... stood 1 1/2? cubits behind Mercury to the east .

... x cubits .

Human

... Night of the 24th ...

... The 24th?, the north wind blew ...

... The 26th, the north wind blew ...

... small locusts attacked ...

... big locusts attacked, in ...

... the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, ...

... ... 2 kurru 1 panu 4 sutu, at the end of the month ...

... 1 panu? 4 sutu; sesame, ...

Jupiter and Saturn were in Scorpius; Venus was in Cancer ...

... ... ...

r 11'

r 12'

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14°, it was bright; measured despite clouds; it was low to the sun ...

... stood 1 1/2 cubits behind Mercury to the east ...

... x cubits ...

Left

Akkadian

[...] 30 _gir2 gir2#_ [...]

[...] x#

AI Translation

... the 30th, lightning flashed .

Human

... the 30th, lightning flashed ...

... ...

Top

Akkadian

[...] 2 _si gin ge6_ [...]

[...] x x x# [...]

AI Translation

... The 2nd, the north wind blew. Night .

Human

... The 2nd, the north wind blew. Night ...

... ... ...

X201642: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] x x x x x x# [...]

[...] x# _ulu3 gin 6 dir an za_ x# [...]

[...] _dir# an za ulu3 gin ge6 11_ ina _zalag2 dir an za ulu3 gin#_ [...]

[...] a-kam2 musz _sag ge6 dir an za ulu3 gin sag ge6_ sin [...]

[... _dir_] _an za ge6 14 30 ninda ge6 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2-mul2 2 1_/2 _kusz3#_ [...]

[... _dir_] _an za_ ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2 ulu3 gin 16_ na _genna ge6 17 dir an dib_(?) _si gin_(?) ina _zalag2_ sin _sig# mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 kusz3_ x# [...] [...] x# [...] [...] _dir#_ [_an_] _za_ ina _kin-sig#_ [...]

[...] sin(?)# ina _igi_(?) _masz-masz_(?)-_igi_(?) 2 _kusz3_ sin 5 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3_ [_sig_ ...]

[... _ge6 19_] _dir an za ulu3 gin_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-ar2 1 _kusz3_ sin 5 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 19 dir an za ulu3 gin_ ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2 ge6 20 dir an za_ ina _zalag2 szu2-szu2_ x# [...] [... ina] _kin#-sig szu2-szu2# ge6 20 dir an za_ ina _zalag2 szu2-szu2_ x# [...]

[...] x x# _szu2-szu2_(?) _an utah_ i-s,a _ulu3 gin_ in 20 _genna_ ina _gir2-tab szu2 ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig sag_-_a 6 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin#_ [2/3 _kusz3_ dele-bat 2 ...] [...] _sag_-_a 6 1_/2 _kusz3#_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig#_ [...]

[...] _ulu3 gin# 22 gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _rin2 igi kur nim_-a 15 na-su in 20 _igi si gin_ kal _me dir an za ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig gisz-kun#_-_a 7_(?) [_kusz3_ ...] [...] _gu4-ud_(?) ina# _nim_ (ina) _a igi 15_(?) na-su in 20 _igi si gin_ kal# [_me_ ...] [...] _ulu3 gin ge6 24 dir# an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _giri3_-ar2#-[sza2-_a n n_ ...]

[...] ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1 kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 25#_ [_dir an_] _za szu2-szu2_ ina _zalag2 dir an za_ sin ar2 _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig sig_ dele-bat [_n n_ ...]

[...] _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_ [x x x] _ge6 25 dir#_ [...]

[...] x# 26 11 na _mul2-babbar szu2-szu2 si gin ge6 27 szu2-szu2_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 2 1_/2 _kusz3 sig gu4-ud 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 20_+[x ...]

[... ina] _zalag2#_ sin ar2(?) [...] ana _ulu3# sig gu4-ud sig_(?) x# [x x]+1/2 _kusz3_ [...]

[... _an-ku10_] szamasz2 sza2 _dib_ in 1-4 _ge6 gin 29 szu2-szu2 ge6 30 szu2-szu2 30 mul2-babbar_ ina _gir2-tab szu2 szu2-szu2 itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im ina _sag itu 1_(_gur_) _gur_ [...] [...] 4 _ge6 gin 29#_ [...] x# 30 _mul2-babbar_ ina _gir2-tab szu2 szu2-szu2 itu#_ [_bi_ ...]

[...] 1(_gur_) _gur 5_(_ban2_) kas3 4(_gur_) _gur_ sah-le10 1(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 1 pi 3_ qa ina _til itu 1_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) _sig2-hi--a 4 ma-na_ a-na 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep2-[szu2 ...] [...] ina _til itu 2_(_gur_) _gur 3_(_ban2_) 1/2 qa# [...] 1(_barig_) 1(_ban2_)(?)# _sze-gisz-i3 1 pi 3_ qa# [...]

[...] x# _en til itu_ ina _rin2_ in 20 _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _rin2 igi an_ ina _pa itu bi illu en 20 4 si lal 32_ na _ta 21_ [_en_ ...] [... _mul2_]-_babbar_ ina _gir2-tab szu2_ dele-bat ina _sag itu#_ [ina ... ina] _rin2_(?)# in 20 _gu4-ud_ ina _nim#_ [...]

[...] _uru#-mesz_ sza2 _uru_-ha-bi-gal-bat sza2 _kur_ ar-mi-il(?) _mu_-szu2 _sa4_-u2 x x x x# [...]

[... _itu bi_ al-te-me] um-ma (disz)an-ti-'u-uk-su _lugal#_ [u _lu2_(?)-_erin2_(?)-_mesz_(?)-szu2(?)] _ta uru-mesz_ sza2# [_uru_-ha-bi-gal-bat sza2 _kur_ ar-mi-il(?) _mu_-szu2 _sa4_-u2 _e3_(?)-_mesz_(?)]

[...] sza2 _ugu_ ma-rat _gin-mesz_ [_apin_ ...] musz ina _gub igi_(?)# kal _ge6 dir an za_ ina _zalag2 gu4#-ud_ e _rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1 kusz3 1_ kal _me dir_ [...]

[_apin_ ...] musz ina _gub igi_(?)# kal _ge6 dir an za_ ina _zalag2 gu4#-ud_ e _rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1 kusz3 1_ kal _me dir_ [...] [...] _gu4-ud_ e _rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1 kusz3 1_ kal _me dir an dib# an_ [...]

[... ina] _zalag2#_ dele-bat e _sa4_-sza2-_absin# 1 1_/2 _kusz3 3_ kal _me szu2-szu2 si gin ge6 4_ [...] [...] _absin 1 1_/2 _kusz3 3_ kal _me szu2-szu2 si gin ge6 4 sag ge6_ sin# [...]

[...] _szu2#-szu2 ge6 6 6 szu2-szu2 ge6# 7 7 szu2-szu2 ge6 8 szu2-szu2_ [...] [...] sza2 _si 3# kusz3 5 szu2-szu2 ge6 6 6 szu2-szu2 ge6 7 7 szu2_-[_szu2_ ...]

[...] _tur3 nigin_ ma-disz iq-tur7 _ge6#_ [...]

[...] x# _szu2-szu2 9_ kal _me szu2-szu2 si gin_ szamasz2 2 _tur3-mesz nigin_ [...] [...] x x# [...]

[... _ge6_] 12# _sag ge6 szu2-szu2 an utah 12 12 szu2 dir an_ [...]

[...] _igi_(?)# sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 2 kusz3 14 szu2-szu2 si gin_ [...]

[...] _sig si_-_masz2 2 kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_ [...]

[...] _dir an za ulu3 gin ge6 10_+[x ...]

[...] _sig# dir an za ulu3#_ [...]

[...] _kusz3_ x# sin(?) 4 _kusz3#_ [...]

AI Translation

... ... the south wind blew. The 6th, clouds were in the sky ... .

... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 11th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew .

... measured despite mist; beginning of the night, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; beginning of the night, the moon .

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 30'; beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of eta Tauri .

... clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, very overcast, the south wind blew. The 16th, sunrise to moonset: 16°. Night of the 17th, clouds crossed the sky?, the north wind blew?; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit below eta Geminorum ... ... ... ... clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, .

... the moon? was 2 cubits in front? of alpha? Geminorum, the moon being 5 1/2 cubits low to the south .

... Night of the 19th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Geminorum, the moon being 5 cubits low to the south. The 19th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; in the afternoon, very overcast. Night of the 20th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, very overcast ... ... in the afternoon, very overcast. Night of the 20th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, very overcast ... .

... ... very overcast?, a little rain shower, the south wind blew. Around the 20th, Saturn's last appearance in Scorpius. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 6 1/2 cubits below epsilon Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; last part of the night, Venus was 2/3 cubit below gamma Virginis, Venus being 2 ... .

... the south wind blew. The 22nd, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Libra; it was bright and high, rising of Mercury to sunrise: 15°; ideal first appearance on the 20th; the north wind blew; all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 7? cubits below theta Leonis .

... last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Virginis, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 25th, clouds were in the sky; very overcast; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 1 cubit behind gamma Virginis, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south, ... below Venus .

... cubits, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west ... Night of the 25th, clouds .

... ... The 26th, sunrise to moonset: 11°; Jupiter was very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 27th, very overcast; last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Librae, 2 1/2 cubits below Mercury, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 20+xth, .

... last part of the night, the moon was behind? ... low to the south; Mercury was ... below? ... x+1/2 cubits .

... solar eclipse which was omitted; at 1-4° after sunset. The 29th, very overcast. Night of the 30th, very overcast. The 30th, Jupiter's last appearance in Scorpius; very overcast. That month, the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 1 kurru ... ... 4° after sunset. The 29th, ... ... The 30th, Jupiter's last appearance in Scorpius; very overcast. That month, .

... 1 kurru 5 sutu; mustard, 4 kurru; cress, 1 panu 1 sutu; sesame, 1 panu 3 qa, at the end of the month, 1 panu 1 sutu; wool, 4 minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver ... at the end of the month, 2 kurru 3 sutu 1/2 qa ... 1 panu 1 sutu?; sesame, 1 panu 3 qa .

... ... until the end of the month, in Libra; around the 20th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Libra; Mars was in Sagittarius. That month, the river level, until the 20th, receded 4 fingers, 32 was the na gauge; from the 21st to ... ... Jupiter's last appearance in Scorpius; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in ... in Libra?; around the 20th, Mercury's first appearance in the east .

... the cities of Habigalbat of the land Armel?, whose names are red ... .

... That month, I heard as follows: king Antiochus and his troops? went out from the cities of the city Habigalbat of the land Armel?.

... which was above the star of the sky blew.

Month VIII, ... measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there; all night clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, Mercury was 1 cubit above alpha Librae. The 1st, all day clouds ... ... Mercury was 1 cubit above alpha Librae. The 1st, all day clouds crossed the sky, rain .

... last part of the night, Venus was 1 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis. The 3rd, all day very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon .

... very overcast. Night of the 6th and the 6th, very overcast. Night of the 7th and the 7th, very overcast. Night of the 8th, very overcast ... ... of the north wind 3 cubits. The 5th, very overcast. Night of the 6th and the 6th, very overcast. Night of the 7th and the 7th, very overcast .

... was surrounded by a halo, it billowed very much. Night .

... ... very overcast. The 9th, all day very overcast, the north wind blew; the sun was surrounded by 2 haloes ...

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, very overcast, rain shower. The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 12°; clouds ... the sky .

... 2 cubits ... eta/mu Geminorum. The 14th, very overcast, the north wind blew .

... 2 cubits below beta Capricorni; last part of the night, the moon was ... below .

... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 10+xth, .

... low; clouds were in the sky, the south wind .

... cubits ..., the moon? being 4 cubits .

Human

... ... ...

... ... the south wind blew. The 6th, clouds were in the sky ... ...

... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 11th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew ...

... measured despite mist; beginning of the night, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; beginning of the night, the moon ...

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 30'; beginning of the night,the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of eta Tauri ...

... clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, very overcast, the south wind blew; sunset to setting of Saturn: 16°. Night of the 17th, clouds crossed? the sky, the north wind blew?; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit below eta Geminorum ... ...

... the moon? was 2 cubits in front? of alpha ? Geminorum?, the moon being 5 1/2 cubits low to the south ...

... Night of the 19th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Geminorum, the moon being 5 cubits low to the south. The 19th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; in the afternoon, very overcast. Night of the 20th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, very overcast ... ...

... ... very overcast?, a little rain shower, the south wind blew. Around the 20th, Saturn's last appearance in Scorpius. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 6 1/2 cubits below epsilon Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; last part of the night, Venus was 2/3 cubit below gamma Virginis, Venus being 2 ...

... the south wind blew. The 22nd, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Libra; it was bright and high, rising of Mercury to sunrise: 15°; ideal first appearance on the 20th; the north wind blew, all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 7? cubits below theta Leonis ...

... the south wind blew. Night of the 24th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Virginis, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 25th, clouds were in the sky; very overcast; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 1 cubit behind gamma Virginis, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south, ... below Venus ...

... cubits, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west ... ... Night of the 25th, clouds ...

... ... The 26th, sunset to setting of Jupiter: 11°; very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 27th, very overcast; last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Librae, 2 1/2 cubits below Mercury, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 20+xth, ...

... last part of the night, the moon was behind? ... low to the south; Mercury was below? ... ... +1/2 cubits ...

... solar eclipse which was omitted; at 1.4° after sunset. The 29th, very overcast. Night of the 30th, very overcast. The 30th, Jupiter's last appearance in Scorpius; very overcast. That month, the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 1 kurru ...

... at the end of the month, 2 kurru 3 sutu 1/2 qa ... 1 kurru 5 sutu; mustard, 4 kurru; cress, 1 panu 1 sutu; sesame, 1 panu 3 qa, at the end of the month, 1 panu 1 sutu; wool, 4 minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver ...

... Jupiter's last appearance in Scorpius; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in ... until the end of the month, in Libra; around the 20th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Libra; Mars was in Sagittarius. That month the river level until the 20th receded 4 fingers, 32 was the na na-gauge; from the 21st to ...

... ... of Habigalbat which is called ...armil? ... ...

... as follows: king Antiochus ... from the cities of ...

... which went above ...

Month VIII, ... measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there; all night clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, Mercury was 1 cubit above alpha Librae. The 1st, all day clouds crossed the sky, rain ...

... last part of the night, Venus was 1 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis. The 3rd, all day very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon ...

... 3 cubits ... The 5th, very overcast. Night of the 6th and the 6th, very overcast. Night of the 7th and the 7th, very overcast. ??? the 8th, very overcast ...

... surrounded by a halo, it billowed very much. Night ...

... ... very overcast. The 9th, all day very overcast, the north wind blew; the sun was surrounded by 2 halos ...

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, very overcast, rain shower. The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 12°; clouds ... the sky ...

... 2 cubits ... eta? Geminorum. The 14th, very overcast, the north wind blew ...

... 2 cubits below beta Capricorni; last part of the night, the moon was below ...

... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 10+xth, ...

... low; clouds were in the sky, the south wind ...

...cubits ..., the moon? being 4 cubits ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x# [...]

[...] 1 _kusz3_ x# [...] 1 _gin2_ x# [...]

[...] _sag# ge6_ sin ar2 _giri3_-ar2#-[sza2]-_a 1 kusz3_ sin# [x]+1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si_(?) [_nim_(?) ...]

[...] _kusz3#_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_ kal# _ge6 szu2-szu2 ulu3_ u _kur gin-mesz_ [...]

[...] _dir# an dib an dul_-hat _si gin_ ina _kin-sig szu2_ in 16 [...]

[... _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin] ina _igi mul2_-e-sza2-_sag#_-_gir2-tab 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ in 18 _an_ ina [_hun szu2_ ...]

[...] x# _kusz3_ ana _nim dib szu2-szu2 19_ ina sze-ri3 _szu2-szu2 an utah ulu3 gin#_ kal _me dir an dib ulu3#_ [...]

[...] x x# [x x] _genna 8 u_ sin 8 U ana _nim# dib 20 szu2-szu2 an utah ulu3_ u _kur gin-mesz ge6 21 si_ [...]

[...] x# _szu2-szu2_ x x _ge6 22 szu2-szu2 sag ge6 an utah ulu3 gin 22 szu2-szu2 ulu3_ u _mar gin-mesz#_ [...]

[...] _en 23 genna#_ ana _nim_ ki _usz_-u2 1 _kusz3 4 u_ ar2 _kir4_-szil-_pa 1 kusz3_ ana _si# nim usz#_ [...]

[...] x _pa u_ x x x x _ne_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-[_suhur_-_masz2_ ...]

[...] _ge6 27_(?) _si_(?) _gin_(?) [x x x] x _ni_(?) _szu2-szu2 an utah_ i-s,a [...]

[...] kal _ge6 si gin 28 10-20_(?) _kur a mul2 tur_(?)# [...]

[...] in 15 _me nim_-a _ge6 30 ulu3 gin_ ina _zalag2_ x# [...]

[...] 25# 26 _ki-lam_ sze-im _tar_-as 27 x# [...]

[...] x# ina _til itu 1 pi 4_ qa _sze-gisz-i3 1_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) _sig2#_ [...]

[...] 6(?) _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_(?) ina x x# _szu2 genna_ [...]

AI Translation

... 1 cubit ... ... 1 shekel ... .

... beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Virginis, the moon being x+1/2 cubits high? to the north? .

... cubits, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; all night very overcast, the south and east winds blew .

... clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL, the north wind blew; in the afternoon, overcast. Around the 16th, .

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of beta Scorpii, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north. Around the 18th, Mars' last appearance in Aries .

... having passed x# cubits to the east; very overcast. The 19th, in the morning, very overcast, rain shower, the south wind blew; all day clouds crossed the sky, the south wind .

... ... ... 8 fingers; Saturn had 8 fingers to the east. The 20th, very overcast, rain shower, the south and east winds blew. Night of the 21st, the north wind .

... ... very overcast ... Night of the 22nd, very overcast; beginning of the night, rain shower, the south wind blew. The 22nd, very overcast, the south and west winds blew .

... until the 23rd, when Saturn became stationary to the east, it became stationary 1 cubit 4 fingers behind theta Ophiuchi, 1 cubit high to the north .

... ... ...; last part of the night, the moon was ... above delta Capricorni .

... Night of the 27th?, the north? wind blew? ... ... very overcast, a little rain shower .

... all night the north wind blew. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 10° 20'?; Mars was small? .

... at 15° after sunrise. Night of the 30th, the south wind blew; last part of the night, ... .

... the 25th and the 26th, the equivalent was: barley, the 27th, ... .

... ..., at the end of the month, 1 panu 4 qa; sesame, 1 panu 1 sutu; wool, .

... The 6th?, Mercury's last appearance in the east? in ...; Saturn .

Human

... ... ...

... 1 cubit ... ... 1 shekel ... ...

... beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Virginis, the moon being x+1/2 cubits high? to the north? ...

... cubits, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; all night very overcast, the south and east wind blew ...

... clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL, the north wind blew; in the afternoon, overcast. Around the 16th, ...

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of beta Scorpii, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north. Around the 18th, Mars' last appearance in Aries ...

... having passed x# cubits to the east; very overcast. The 19th, in the morning, very overcast, rain shower, the south wind blew; all day clouds crossed the sky, the south wind ...

... ... 8 fingers ... Saturn, the moon having passed 8 fingers to the east. The 20th, very overcast, rain shower, the south and east winds blew. Night of the 21st, the north wind ...

... ... very overcast ... Night of the 22nd, very overcast; beginning of the night, rain shower, the south wind blew. The 22nd, very overcast, the south and west winds blew ...

... until the 23rd, when Saturn become stationary to the east, it became stationary 1 cubit 4 fingers behind theta Ophiuchi, 1 cubit high to the north ...

... ...; last part of the night, the moon was ... above delta Capricorni ...

... Night of the 27th?, the north wind? blew? ... ... very overcast, a little rain shower ...

... all night the north wind blew. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 10° 20'?; ... ...

... at 15° after sunrise. Night of the 30th, the south wind blew; last part of the night, ... ...

... the 25th and the 26th, the sale of barley was cut off; the 27th, ... ...

... ... at the end of the month, 1 panu 4 qa; sesame, 1 panu 1 sutu; wool, ...

... The 6th?, Mercury's last appearance in the east? in ...; Saturn ...

X201650: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu# 1 me 46-kam2#_ (disz)an-ti-'u-uk-[su ...]

_genna_ ana _me e dir# an za ge6 3_ sin [... _ge6 5_ sin ina _igi_]

_mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ulu3#_ [...]

2 sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 7 dir_ [...]

_ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin#_ [_n n ... ge6 11_(?) _sag ge6_ sin ar2 _sa4_-sza2-_absin_(?)]

2 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ina _igi#_ [_mul2-babbar_(?) ...]

_gu3 u_ ne2-hi 1-en bu-tuq (d)_tir#_-[_an-na ... ge6 13_]

_sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_murub4_-sza2#-[_sag_-_gir2-tab n n_ ...]

_ge6 14 4-30 ge6#_ [...]

16 _dir an za ulu3 gin#_ [...]

18 _dir an za si gin#_ [...]

dele-bat 6 _si_ ana _szu2 lal# 23_(?) _dir an za#_ [...]

ana _nim dib 25 dir an za ge6 20_+[x ...]

ina# 13 _me_ al-la szal-szu2 _hab_-rat# [...]

29# _szu2-szu2 ulu3_ u# _kur gin-mesz#_ [...]

[...] x# [...]

AI Translation

Year 146, king Antiochus .

Saturn's acronychal rising; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon ... Night of the 5th, the moon was

delta Cancri, the south wind .

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 7th, clouds .

Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind gamma Virginis ... Night of the 11th?, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Virginis?

the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south, ... in front of Jupiter? .

slow thunder, one section of a rainbow ... Night of the 13th,

beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of delta Scorpii .

Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 4° 30'. .

The 16th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew .

The 18th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew .

Venus being 6 fingers back to the west. The 23rd?, clouds were in the sky .

having passed ... to the east. The 25th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 20+xth, .

in 13° of day, after the second one, the leopard .

The 29th, very overcast, the south and east winds blew .

Human

Year 146, king Antiochus, ...

Saturn's acronychal rising; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... Night of the 5th, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits in front of delta Cancri; the south wind ...

2?, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 7th, clouds ...

Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind gamma Virginis ... Night of the 11th?, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind alpha Virginis?,

the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south, in front of Jupiter? ...

slow thunder, one section of alpha rainbow ... Night of the 13th,

beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of delta Scorpii ...

Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 4° 30' ...

The 16th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew ...

The 18th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew ...

Venus being 6 fingers back to the west. The 23rd?, clouds were in the sky ...

having passed to the east. The 25th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 20+xth, ...

in 13° daytime more than one third of the disc ...

The 29th, very overcast, south and east winds blew ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _ge6# 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi#_ [...]

[... _ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ...] ina _igi an 1 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin [...]

[... ana] _ulu3 sig 27 13 kur_ musz 29 [...]

sze-im(?)# 2(_gur_) _gur 2_(_ban2_) _zu2-lum-ma 3_(_gur_) _gur 3_(_barig_) 4(_ban2_)(?) [...]

in 1 _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _a szu2 genna_ ina _gir2-tab an_ [...]

_ukkin#_ sza2 _e2-sag-gil2_ ana _du3_-esz _ta nig2-ga_ [...] [...] _dir# an dib#_ [...]

ana (d)_en_ u (d)_gaszan_-ia2 ana _ugu gar_-an _mu_-a-ti3 sza2 [...]

[...] ina# _igi_-ma ina _itu-sze_ x# [...]

_u4 20-kam2_ (d)_im ra_-is, u3 5 _gisz-giszimmar#_ [...]

[...] _zi da mu_-a-ti3 S,U [...] _kin 30 9-40_ a-kam2 ki _pap nu igi 1 si gin#_ [... _ge6 4_]

_kin 30 9-40_ a-kam2 ki _pap nu igi 1 si gin#_ [... _ge6 4_] [...] a-kam2# ki _pap nu igi 1 si gin ge6 2_ sin _sig_ [...]

_sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2_/3 [_kusz3_ ...] [...] _ge6# 4 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2_/3 _kusz3_ [...]

_izi-gar ta ulu3_ ana _si dib_-ma _ud-da_-su [...] [... ana] _si nim en-nun-u4-zal izi-gar ta ulu3_ ana _si_ [...]

[...] ina _zalag2 an_ e _lugal 8 u 11 12_ na _mul2-babbar_ [...]

12 _si gin 13 2-40 szu2 ge6 14 5_(?) x# [... sin x _mul2_-x]

[...] 14 _lal2_-ti3 _nu pap_ in 14 _mul2-babbar_ ina _rin2 szu2#_ [...]

sza2-_sag_-_hun 3 kusz3_ sin 3 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3#_ [_sig ... ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin x _szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_ulu3 n n_]

[...] _ge6# 17_ [ina] _zalag2_ sin e is-le10 2 _kusz3_ sin i# [...]

sin 2 _si_ ana _si nim ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin [...]

[...] x# [x N] _kusz3_ sin 5 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ [...]

ana _ulu3 sig 21 si gin ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin# [...] [_mu 1_] _me 46_-[_kam2 ... ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin]

[ar2] _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-[_ulu3 n n ... an_]

_sig mul2_-_tur_-sza2-ar2-_lugal_ [_n n an n n_]

ana _szu2 lal ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin# [ina _igi lugal_(?)] [...] sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _nim_(?) _dib_(?)# [...]

ana# _nim dib 23 si gin ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin# [...] 2 _kusz3 ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_(?)#

[_mul2_-_tur_]-sza2-ar2-_lugal 2 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ [ana _nim dib_]

_sig an 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana [x x] [x x x x x x x] [...]

24 14 na _genna_ (_ge6_) 25(?)# [ina _zalag2_ sin(?)]

_sig_(?)# _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 2 kusz3_ sin(?) [...]

[x x] x# [...]

AI Translation

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was in front of .

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon stood 1 cubit in front of Mars to the west, the moon being .

... low to the south. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 13°, measured. The 29th, .

barley?, 2 kurru 2 sutu; dates, 3 kurru 3 panu 4 sutu? .

around the 1st, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Leo; Saturn was in Scorpius; Mars .

the assembly of Esangil to do ... from the property ... clouds crossed the sky .

I have sworn this by Bel and Beltiya on account of the ... of .

... before and in the month Adar XII ... .

On the 20th day Adad will devastate; and the 5 date palms .

... ... next to the ... .

Month VI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 9° 40'; mist, when I watched I did not see it. The 1st, the north wind blew ... Night of the 4th, ... mist, when I watched I did not see it. The 1st, the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd, the moon was below .

beginning of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit in front of theta Ophiuchi ... ... Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit behind theta Ophiuchi .

a "fall of fire" crossed the sky from south to north, and its light ... ... to the north; in the morning watch, a "fall of fire" crossed the sky to the north .

... last part of the night, Mars was 8 fingers above alpha Leonis. The 11th, sunset to setting of Jupiter: 12° .

The 12th, the north wind blew. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 2° 40'. Night of the 14th, 5°? ... ... the moon was

... The 14th, equinox; I did not watch; around the 14th, Jupiter's last appearance in Libra .

3 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon being 3 1/2 cubits low to the south ... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... zeta Tauri,

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits above alpha Tauri, the moon being a little .

the moon being 2 fingers high to the north. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon .

... ... nn cubits, the moon being 5 cubits low to the south .

low to the south. The 21st, the north wind blew. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... Year 146 ... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was

... behind delta Cancri ... Mars

Mars was ... below rho Leonis, Mars being .

back to the west. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Leonis? ... the moon having passed 1 cubit to the east? .

having passed ... to the east. The 23rd, the north wind blew. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits ... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 cubits behind rho Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east.

2 1/2 cubits below Mars, the moon being a little to ... ... .

The 24th, sunrise to moonset: 14°. Night of the 25th?, last part of the night, the moon?

2 cubits below? beta Virginis, the moon? being .

Human

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was in front of ...

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon ... stood 1 cubit in front of Mars to the west, the moon being ...

... low to the south. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 13°, measured. ??? ...

barley, 2 kurru 2 sutu; dates, 3 kurru 3 panu 4? sutu ...

around the 1st, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Leo; Saturn was in Scorpius; Mars ...

the assembly of Esangil for performing from the property ...

for Bel and Beltiya against this setting? which ...

... before in month XII ... ...

The 20th, the storm god devastated and 5 date-palms ...

... ... this ... ...

Month VI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 9° 40'; mist, when I watched I did not see it. The 1st, the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd, the moon was below ... Night of the 4th,

beginning of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit in front of theta Ophiuchi ... high to the north; in the morning watch,

a "torch" crossed the sky from the south to the north, and its light ...

... last part of the night, Mars was 8 fingers above alpha Leonis. The 11th, sunset to setting of Jupiter: 12° ...

The 12th, the north wind blew. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 2° 40'. Night of the 14th, ... 5°? ...

... The 14th, equinox; I did not watch; around the 14th, Jupiter's last appearance in Libra ...

the moon was 3 cubits ... alpha/beta Arietis, the moon being 3 1/2 cubits low to the south ...

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits above alpha Tauri, the moon being a little ...

Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... zeta Tauri, the moon being 2 fingers high to the north. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon ...

... nn cubits ..., the moon being 5 cubits low to the south ...

low to the south. The 21st, the north wind blew. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon

was ... behind delta Cancri ... Mars

was ... below rho Leonis, Mars being ...

back to the west. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis?.

the moon having passed 1 cubit? to the east. The 23rd, the ??? wind blew. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 cubits below? rho Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east,

it was 2 1/2 cubits below Mars, the moon being a little to ...

The 24th, sunset to setting of Saturn: 14°. Night of the 25th?, last part of the night, the moon?

was 2 cubits below? beta Virginis, the moon? being ...

... ... ...

Left

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 46-kam2_

AI Translation

Year 146,

Human

Year 146

X201661: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

[_mu 1_] _me# 45-kam2 itu-apin 13#_ [_genna_ ina x _igi_]

[N] na-su in 11 _igi 13 12_(?) _szu2#_ [...]

[x] 20 _ninda_ na _dir nu pap ge6 15 1 me dir_ [_nu pap_(?)]

_ge6 16# 19 ge6 dir_ musz _ge6 19_(?) _dir an_ [x x]

[ina] _zalag2#_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_si 1 kusz3 19_ [x x]

[_ge6_] 20 _dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi lugal 2 1_/2 _kusz3#_

20# _dir an za ge6 21 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ ((sin)) _szu2-szu2 si szar2#_

[ina] _zalag2_ sin# _sig mul2_-_tur_-sza2-ar2-_lugal 1 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [x x]

[x] _dir# an za ge6 22 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_

[_giri3_-ar2]-sza2-_a 2 1_/2 _kusz3 22 dir an za im szar2#_

[_ge6_] 23(?)# _dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin#_

[_n n_] 23 _dir an za ge6 24_ kal _ge6#_ [x]

[x x] ina _zalag2_ sin _tur3 nu kad2 nigin_ [x x]

[...] x# [...]

AI Translation

Year 145, month VIII, the 13th, Saturn's first appearance in .

ideal first appearance on the 11th. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 12°? .

... sunset to setting of Mercury: 20'; clouds, I did not watch. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 1°; clouds, I did not watch?.

Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 19°, measured despite clouds. Night of the 19th?, clouds ... the sky .

last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind delta Cancri. The 19th, .

Night of the 20th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis.

The 20th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 21st, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was very overcast, gusty north wind.

last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit below rho Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of

2 1/2 cubits behind beta Virginis. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky, gusty wind.

Night of the 23rd?, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Virginis,

The 23rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, all night .

... last part of the night, the moon was surrounded by a halo which was not closed .

Human

Year 145, month VIII, the 13th, Saturn's first appearance in ...

rising of Saturn to sunrise: nn°; ideal first appearance on the 11th. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 12°? ...

... sunrise to moonset: 20'; clouds, I did not watch. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 1°; clouds, I did not watch?.

Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 19°; measured despite clouds. Night of the 19th?, clouds ... the sky;

last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind gamma Cancri. The 19th, ...

Night of the 20th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis.

The 20th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 21st, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, very overcast, gusty north wind;

last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit below rho Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit to ...

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of

beta Virginis. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky, gusty wind.

Night of the 23rd, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of gamma Virginis.

The 23rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, all night ...

... last part of the night, the moon was surrounded by a halo which was not closed ...

... ... ...

X201662: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 45-kam2#_ [...]

kal _ge6 dir an_ [...]

_an_ kab-bar _pisan dib#_ [...]

_szu2-szu2 ulu3 szar2 ge6 2#_ [...]

_gu3 u mah an dul_ [...]

_ulu3# gin ge6 3 szu2-szu2_ [...]

[N] _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 3_ [...]

[_ge6 4_(?)] _szu2#-szu2_ sin e _mul2_ [...]

[sin _n n_ ana] _nim dib#_ [...]

AI Translation

Year 145 ...

all night clouds ... the sky .

thick rain, PISAN DIB .

very overcast, gusty south wind. Night of the 2nd, .

much thunder, rain DUL .

the south wind blew. Night of the 3rd, very overcast .

it receded nn cubits to the west. The 3rd, .

Night of the 4th?, very overcast; the moon was above .

the moon having passed ... to the east .

Human

Year 145 ...

all night clouds ... the sky ...

thick rain, PISAN DIB ...

very overcast, gusty south wind. Night of the 2nd, ...

much thunder, rain DUL ...

the south wind blew. Night of the 3rd, very overcast ...

nn cubits back to the west. The 3rd, ...

Night of the 4th?, very overcast; the moon was ... above ...,

the moon having passed ... to the east ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[x x] x x# [...]

[x] _dir an za_ [...]

2(?)#-szu2 3-szu2 _gu3_-szu2 ne2#-[hi _szub_ ...]

_ge6 10 dir an za#_ [...]

1 _kusz3_ sin 1 [...]

_ulu3 gin ge6#_ [...]

_illu_ x# [...]

_pap 11_ [...]

AI Translation

... clouds were in the sky .

it thundered slowly twice? or thrice .

Night of the 10th, clouds were in the sky .

the moon being 1 cubit .

the south wind blew. Night .

The river level ... .

Total: 11 ...

Human

... ... ...

... clouds were in the sky ...

it thundered slowly twice or thrice ...

Night of the 10th, clouds were in the sky ...

1 cubit, the moon being 1 ...

the south wind blew. Night ...

??? ...

total: 11 ...

Left

Akkadian

_ge6 3 usan#_ [...]

2/3 _kusz3_ ana# [...]

AI Translation

Night of the 3rd, first part of the night, .

2/3 cubit to .

Human

Night of the 3rd, first part of the night, ...

2/3 cubit to ...

X201671: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu# 1 me 44-kam2_

_gu4 30 ge6 15 15_

_dir an za mar szar2 gin ge6 16_

16 _dir an za si szar2 gin_

17 _si gin ge6 18_

ina _zalag2_ sin ((ina)) _sig suhur_ [x]

2 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_

ana _nim dib 18_ dele-bat

ina _nim_ ina _til mul2-mul2 igi_

AI Translation

Year 144,

Month II, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month; night of the 15th and the 15th,

clouds were in the sky, a gusty west wind blew. Night of the 16th,

The 16th, clouds were in the sky, a gusty north wind blew.

The 17th, the north wind blew. Night of the 18th,

last part of the night, the moon was ... below .

the moon being 1/2 cubit

having passed ... to the east. The 18th, Venus

first appearance in the east in the end of Taurus;

Human

Year 144,

month II, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, night of the 15th and the 15th,

clouds were in the sky, alpha gusty west wind blew. Night of the 16th

and the 16th, clouds were in the sky, alpha gusty north wind blew.

??? 7th, the north wind blew. Night of the 18th,

last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below g/d Capricorni,

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit

to the east. The 18th, Venus'

first appearance in the east in the end of Taurus;

Reverse

Akkadian

_kur nim_-a 9-30

na-su in 16 _igi_

_si gin 19 dir an za si gin_

AI Translation

high to the north. The 9th, moonrise to sunrise: 30°.

ideal first appearance on the 16th.

the north wind blew. The 19th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Human

it was bright and high, rising of Venus to sunrise: 9° 30';

ideal first appearance on the 16th;

the north wind blew. The 19th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

X201672: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu_] 1 _me 44-kam2_ [...]

[x x] _ge6 5_ (sic) _dir_ [...]

sin _sig# mul2-mul2 8 kusz3_ (sic) [x] [...]

kal _ge6 szu2-szu2_ (ina) _zalag2 an utah 4_ kal _me dir#_ [...]

_an utah im szar2 kalag ge6#_ [5]

_dir an za_ sin e [is-le10]

3 _kusz3_ sin x# [...]

_ge6 6 dir#_ [...]

AI Translation

Year 144 ...

... Night of the 5thsic clouds .

the moon was 8 cubits below eta Tauri ... .

all night very overcast; last part of the night, rain shower. The 4th, all day clouds .

rain shower, strong gusty wind. Night of the 5th,

clouds were in the sky; the moon was above alpha Tauri,

the moon being ... .

Night of the 6th, clouds .

Human

Year 144 ...

... Night of the 5thsic clouds ...

the moon was 8 cubitssic below eta Tauri ... ...

all night very overcast; last part of the night, rain shower. The 4th, all day clouds ...

rain shower, strong gusty wind. Night of the 5th,

clouds were in the sky; the moon was 3 cubits above alpha Tauri,

the moon being ... ...

Night of the 6th, clouds ...

Reverse

Akkadian

2/3(?)# _kusz3_ [...]

7 _dir an za_ [...]

_ge6 8 dir an za_ x# [x sin x]

_masz-masz_-ar2 1 _kusz3_ sin 1+[x N]

ana _ulu3 sig 8 dir an#_ [x x]

_illu ta 6_(?)# [x x x]

_pap# 25_ na [x x x]

AI Translation

2/3? cubit ...

The 7th, clouds were in the sky .

Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky ... the moon was

1 cubit ... beta Geminorum, the moon being 1+x m

low to the south. The 8th, clouds ... the sky .

the river level from the 6th .

total: 25 was the na na-gauge .

Human

2/3? cubit ...

The 7th, clouds were in the sky ...

Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky ... the moon was

1 cubit ... beta Geminorum, the moon being 1+x mm

low to the south. The 8th, clouds ... the sky.

the river level from the 6th? ...

total: 25 was the na na-gauge ...

Top

Akkadian

AI Translation

Human

X201681: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu_] 1 _me 43-kam2_ (disz)an-ti-'u-uk-su _lugal itu-ne 1 12_ na _kur4_(?) [...] ana szamasz2 _sig_ sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2-_absin 2 kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3 8 si_ ana _ulu3#_ [_sig_ ina _igi_]

_genna# 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin 3 _kusz3 8 si_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 2_ sin ar2 _an 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana# [_nim gub_ sin _n n_] ana _ulu3 sig si gin ge6 3_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 3 kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim#_ [_dib_]

[_ge6_] 4 _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_sig_-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 2 kusz3 ge6 5 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _si4 1_/2 _kusz3 5#_ [_si_(?) _gin_(?) _ge6 6_] _sag# ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 6#_ [_si_(?) _gin_(?)]

[_ge6_] 9 _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi si_-_masz2 3 kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 9 si gin ge6 10 sag ge6#_ [sin ar2(?) _si_(?) _masz2_(?)] 3 _kusz3 10 si gin ge6 11 sag ge6_ sin e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-[_masz2 n n_]

11# _si gin 12 si gin 13 9-30 szu2 si gin ge6 14 si gin 14 4_ na musz _ge6_ [15 x]+10 _me_ musz 15 _si gin ge6 16 8 ge6_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-[nu _n n_]

[sin] 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 14-30_ na _genna si gin ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun_ [N] _kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3# sig 17 si gin ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2-mul2 1_/2 _kusz3#_ [sin _n n_]

[ana] _ulu3 sig 18 si gin ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin e is-le10 4 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2 mul2-babbar_ e _lugal 2 si_ in 19 _genna_ ina _sag rin2 szu2 ge6 20 usan mul gal_ sza2 ma-gal _kur ta_ [x ana x]

_szur#_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_ulu3 2 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3#_ [ana] _szu2 lal 20 si gin ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 4 kusz3 21 si gin ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig masz-masz_-ar2 2 _kusz3_ [...]

22 _dir an za zi ir ge6 23 dir an za zi ir_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _mul2_ ar2 [sza2] _alla_ sza2 _ulu3 2_/3 _kusz3 23 dir an za ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _sag_-_a 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 4 [_kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_]

24 dele-bat ina _szu2_ ina _til absin igi 8-30_ na-su in 22 _igi ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2 tur#_ sza2 4 _kusz3_ ar2 _lugal 2_/3 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib_ ar2 _mul2-babbar 3 kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin# [_n n_ ana _ulu3 sig_]

25 _si gin ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _gisz-kun_-_a 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 6 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 27 usan an sig rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 4 si an 2 si_ ana _nim dib 27 12-20 kur szu2_(?) _ge6#_ [...]

27 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ (sic) ina _absin igi kur nim_-a 16 na-su in 25 _igi 28 29 si gin itu# bi ki-lam_ sze-im bab-ba-ne2-e-tu2 1(_gur_) _gur 1_(_barig_) 5(_ban2_) _zu2-lum-ma 1_(_gur_) _gur 4_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) ina _til_ [_itu_]

2(_gur_) _gur_ kas3-si-i 3(_gur_) _gur_ sah-le10 2(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 1_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) 3 qa _sig2-hi--a_ [_n ma-na_ a]-na# 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep2-szu2 i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina A in 22 dele-bat ina _szu2_ ina _absin igi_ ina _til itu_ ina [_rin2_]

in 25 _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _absin igi genna_ ina _sag itu_ ina _absin_ in 19 _genna#_ [ina] _sag# rin2 szu2 an_ ina _rin2 itu bi illu 1 kusz3# lal pap 31_ na _itu bi_ al-te-e um-[ma]

(disz)an _lugal_ ina _uru-mesz_ sza2 _kur_ me-luh-ha szal-t,a-nisz _gin-gin_-ma [x x] _lu2_-pu-li-t,e-e pu-up-pe-e u ep2-sze-e-tu2 sza2 _gim_ u2-s,ur-tu2 _lu2_-ia-a-man-nu x# [...] _itu#-kin 30 9-20_ na(?) a-_kam2_(?)# ki _pap nu igi 1 si gin ge6 2_ [sin] ar2# _rin2_-sza2-_si 2 kusz3_ sin 5 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ar2 _an 3 kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 2 si gin ge6 3#_ [sin x _mul2_ x]

_itu#-kin 30 9-20_ na(?) a-_kam2_(?)# ki _pap nu igi 1 si gin ge6 2_ [sin] ar2# _rin2_-sza2-_si 2 kusz3_ sin 5 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ar2 _an 3 kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 2 si gin ge6 3#_ [sin x _mul2_ x]

(_mul2_-x)-sza2(?)-_sag_(?)#-[_gir2-tab_(?) _n n_ sin _n n_ ana] _ulu3# sig 3 si gin ge6 4 sag ge6#_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 1 kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 5 usan an sig rin2_-sza2#-[_si 3_] _kusz3 5 si gin_ [_ge6 6_]

_sag_(?)# _ge6_(?) [sin ar2(?) _si_]-_masz2# 1 kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana [_ulu3_] _sig ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 1 kusz3_ sin 2/3(?) _kusz3_ ana _si nim 9 si gin ge6# 10 sag ge6_ sin [ar2]

[_mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 n kusz3_ sin _n n_ ana _si_] _nim_(?)# _ge6 11_ ina _zalag2 gu4#_-[_ud sig_] _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3 8 si 11 lal2_-ti3 _nu pap ge6 12 12 si gin 13 14_ na _an si gin ge6 14 sag ge6_ sin# [ina _igi_]

[_mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-nu _n n_ sin _n n_] ana _ulu3 sig 14#_ [_n szu2_(?) a]-kam2# musz _si gin ge6 15 6 me_ a-kam2 musz _sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun 1 1_/2 _kusz3 15 10 usz_ [na x]

[...] 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ in 16 _an_ ina _sag gir2-tab szu2 si gin ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_ is-le10 1 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3_ ana# [_si nim_]

[...] x x x x ina _kin#-sig szu2-szu2 si szar2_ ki _szu2_ szamasz2 _an utah_ i-s,a _ge6 19_ kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 si szar2_ mar(?) [x x]

[...] x# _si_ sza2 _pa mar_ sza2-kin _gin ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig masz-masz_-_igi 3 kusz3 6 si_ sin 1/2 _kusz3#_ [ana x x]

[...] sin# 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 22 si gin ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_tur#_-[sza2-4-_kusz3_]

[ar2 _lugal ... 23 gu4-ud_] ina _nim_ ina _rin2 szu2 nu pap ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_ [_gisz-kun_-_a 5 kusz3_] [... 25 _szu2-szu2_ ina _kin_]-_sig# an utah_ i#-[s,a ...]

AI Translation

Year 143, king Antiochus. Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 12°; it was bright? ... low to the sun; the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Virginis, the moon being 1 cubit 8 fingers low to the south,

it stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Saturn to the west, the moon being 3 cubits 8 fingers low to the south. Night of the 2nd, the moon stood 2 1/2 cubits behind Mars to the east, the moon being ... low to the south; the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 3 cubits below alpha Librae, the moon having passed a little to the east.

Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of pi Scorpii. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit behind alpha Scorpii. The 5th, the north? wind blew?. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below theta Ophiuchi, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 6th, the north? wind blew?.

Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. The 9th, the north wind blew. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind? beta Capricorni?. The 10th, the north wind blew. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... above delta Capricorni,

The 11th, the north wind blew. The 12th, the north wind blew. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 9° 30'; the north wind blew. Night of the 14th, the north wind blew. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 4°, measured. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: x+10', measured. The 15th, the north wind blew. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 8°; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind eta Piscium,

the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south. The 14th, sunset to setting of Saturn: 30'; the north wind blew. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits behind alpha Arietis, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 17th, the north wind blew. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of eta Tauri, the moon being .

low to the south. The 18th, the north wind blew. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits above alpha Tauri; last part of the night, Jupiter was 2 fingers above alpha Leonis. Around the 19th, Saturn's last appearance in the beginning of Libra. Night of the 20th, first part of the night, a meteor which was very bright ... from .

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits above zeta Tauri, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 20th, the north wind blew. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits above gamma Geminorum. The 21st, the north wind blew. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below beta Geminorum .

The 22nd, clouds were in the sky, ZI IR. Night of the 23rd, clouds were in the sky, ZI IR; last part of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit above delta Cancri. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind epsilon Leonis, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south.

The 24th, Venus' first appearance in the west in the end of Virgo; sunset to setting of Venus: 8° 30'; ideal first appearance on the 22nd. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit below rho Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east, it stood 3 cubits behind Jupiter to the east, the moon being ... low to the south.

The 25th, the north wind blew. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind theta Leonis, the moon being 6 cubits low to the south. Night of the 27th, first part of the night, Mars was 4 fingers below alpha Librae, Mars having passed 2 fingers to the east. The 27th, moonset to sunrise: 12° 20'; overcast?. Night .

The 27th, Mercury's first appearance in the westsic in Virgo; it was bright and high, rising of Mercury to sunrise: 16°; ideal first appearance on the 25th. The 28th and the 29th, the north wind blew. That month, the equivalent was: good quality barley, 1 kurru 1 panu 5 sutu; dates, 1 kurru 4 panu 1 sutu, at the end of the month,

2 kurru; mustard, 3 kurru; cress, 2 panu 4 sutu; sesame, 1 panu 1 sutu 3 qa; wool, nn minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; around the 22nd, Venus' first appearance in the west in Virgo; at the end of the month, it was in Libra;

around the 25th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Virgo; Saturn, in the beginning of the month, was in Virgo; around the 19th, Saturn's last appearance in the beginning of Libra; Mars was in Libra. That month, the river level receded 1 cubit, total: 31 was the na gauge. That month, I heard as follows:

Antiochus was in the cities of Meluhha; he grew smaller and ... the citizens, the scouts, and the deportees who were like the scouts of the Yamaneans ... .

Month VI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 9° 20'; mist?, when I watched I did not see it. The 1st, the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 cubits behind beta Librae, the moon being 5 1/2 cubits low to the south, it stood 3 cubits behind Mars to the east, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. The 2nd, the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd, the moon was .

beta/delta Scorpii, the moon being ... low to the south. The 3rd, the north wind blew. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 5th, first part of the night, Mars was 3 cubits below beta Librae. The 5th, the north wind blew. Night of the 6th,

beginning? of the night?, the moon was 1 cubit behind? beta Capricorni, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being 2/3? cubit high to the north. The 9th, the north wind blew. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was

delta Capricorni, the moon being ... high? to the north. Night of the 11th, last part of the night, Mercury was 1 cubit 8 fingers below gamma Virginis. The 11th, equinox; I did not watch. Night of the 12th and the 12th, the north wind blew. The 13th and 14th, sunrise to moonset: 14°; the north wind blew. Night of the 14th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit 8 fingers in front of gamma Virginis.

... eta Piscium, the moon being ... low to the south. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: nn°, measured despite mist; the north wind blew. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 6°, measured despite mist; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below beta Arietis. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 10° .

... being 1/2 cubit low to the south. Around the 16th, Mars' last appearance in the beginning of Scorpius; the north wind blew. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north.

... ... in the afternoon, very overcast, gusty north wind; at sunset, a little rain shower. Night of the 19th, all night very overcast, gusty north wind, west? .

... ... the north wind which was set to the west side blew. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits 6 fingers below alpha Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

... the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 22nd, the north wind blew. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of rho Leonis

... The 23rd, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Libra; I did not watch. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below theta Leonis ... The 25th, very overcast; in the afternoon, a little rain shower .

Human

Year 143, king Antiochus. Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 12°; it was bright? ... it was low to the sun; the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Virginis, the moon being 1 cubit 8 fingers low to the south,

it stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Saturn to the west, the moon being 3 cubits 8 fingers low to the south. Night of the 2nd, the moon stood 2 1/2 cubits behind Mars to the east, the moon being ... low to the south; the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 3 cubits below alpha Librae, the moon having passed a little to the east.

Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of pi Scorpii. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit behind alpha Scorpii. The 5th, the north wind? blew?. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below theta Ophiuchi, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 6th, the north wind? blew?.

Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. The 9th, the north wind blew. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind beta Capricorni?. The 10th, the north wind blew. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... above delta Capricorni.

The 11th, the north wind blew. The 12th, the north wind blew. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 9° 30'; the north wind blew. Night of the 14th, the north wind blew. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 4°, measured. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: x+10', measured. The 15th, the north wind blew. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 8°; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind eta Piscium,

the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south; sunset to setting of Saturn: 14° 30'; the north wind blew. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits behind alpha Arietis, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 17th, the north wind blew. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of eta Tauri, the ??? being ...

low to the south. The 18th, the north wind blew. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon wsa 4 cubits above alpha Tauri; last part of the night, Jupiter was 2 fingers above alpha Leonis. Around the 19th, Saturn's last appearance in the beginning of Libra. Night of the 20th, first part of the night, alpha meteor which was very bright, flashed from ...;

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits above zeta Tauri, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 20th, the north wind blew. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits above gamma Geminorum. The 21st, the north wind blew. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below beta Geminorum ...

The 22nd, clouds were in the sky, ZI IR. Night of the 23rd, clouds were in the sky, ZI IR; last part of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit above delta Cancri. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind epsilon Leonis, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south.

The 24th, Venus' first appearance in the west in the end of Virgo; sunset to setting of Venus: 8° 30'; ideal first appearance on the 22nd. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit below rho Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east, it stood 3 cubits behind Jupiter to the east, the moon being ... low to the south.

The 25th, the north wind blew. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind theta Leonis, the moon being 6 cubits low to the south. Night of the 27th, first part of the night, Mars was 4 fingers below alpha Librae, Mars having passed 2 fingers to the east. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 12° 20'; overcast?. Night ...

The 27th, Mercury's first appearance in the westsic in Virgo; it was bright and high, rising of Mercury to sunrise: 16°; ideal first appearance on the 25th. The 28th and the 29th, the north wind blew. That month, the equivalent was: very good barley, 1 kurru 1 panu 5 sutu; dates, 1 kurru 4 panu 1 sutu, at the end of the month,

2 kurru; mustard, 3 kurru; cress, 2 panu 4 sutu; sesame, 1 panu 1 sutu 3 qa; wool, nn minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; around the 22nd, Venus' first appearance in the west in Virgo; at the end of the month, it was in Libra;

around the 25th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Virgo; Saturn, in the beginning of the month, was in Virgo; around the 19th, Saturn's last appearance in the beginning of Libra; Mars was in Libra. That month, the river level receded 1 cubit, total: 31 was the na gauge. That month, I heard as follows:

Antiochus marched victoriously through the cities of Meluhha and ... the citizens ... ... and ... which were like a drawing of the Greeks ...

Month VI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset?: 9° 20'; mist?, when I watched I did not see it. The 1st, the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 cubits behind beta Librae, the moon being 5 1/2 cubits low to the south, it stood 3 cubits behind Mars to the east, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. The 2nd, the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd, the moon was ...

beta/delta Scorpii, the moon being ... low to the south. The 3rd, the north wind blew. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 5th, first part of the night, Mars was 3 cubits below beta Librae. The 5th, the north wind blew. Night of the 6th,

beginning? of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind? beta Capricorni, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being 2/3? cubit high to the north. The 9th, the north wind blew. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was nn cubits behind

delta Capricorni, the moon being ... high? to the north. Night of the 11th, last part of the night, Mercury was 1 cubit 8 fingers below gamma Virginis. The 11th, equinox; I did not watch. Night of the 12th and the 12th, the north wind blew. The 13th, sunset to setting of Mars: 14°; the north wind blew. Night of the 14th, beginning of the night, the moon was

... in front of eta Piscium, the moon being ... low to the south. The 14th, moonset to sunrise?: nn°, measured despite mist; the north wind blew. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 6°, measured despite mist; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below beta Arietis. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 10° ...

... being 1/2 cubit low to the south. Around the 16th, Mars' last appearance in the beginning of Scorpius; the north wind blew. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north.

... ... in the afternoon, very overcast, gusty north wind; at sunset, a little rain shower. Night of the 19th, all night very overcast, gusty north wind, ... ...

... the north wind which was set to the west side blew. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits 6 fingers below alpha Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit ...

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 22nd, the north wind blew. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of rho Leonis,

1 cubit 8 fingers in front of Jupiter. The 23rd, Mercury's last appearance in the east in the beginning of Libra; I did not watch. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below theta Leonis,

Reverse

Akkadian

[... _ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin x _mul2_]-ar2-sza2-_alla#_-sza2-_ulu3 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana# [...]

[...] _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-(ar2-_lugal_)

[ar2 _lugal n n ... ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_] _giri3_-ar2#-sza2-_a 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 19 dir an za_

[...] sza2# _pa mar gar gin ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2-_absin 1 kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_

[ana _ulu3 sig ... ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_] sin _sig# genna 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 22 dir an za si gin szed7 ge6 23_

[ina _zalag2_ sin ...] _ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_sig_-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 1 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 24 dir an za_

[_ge6 25_] ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _si4 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ [...] _szu2 ulu3 szar2_ ina sze-ri3 _an utah_ i-s,a _ge6 26_ kal _ge6 dir an za ulu3 szar2 26 16 kur dir_ musz#

_dir an za si gin ge6 27 27 dir#_ [...] _usan#_ dele-bat e _mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2_ [N] _si_ dele-bat 2 _si_ ana _nim dib 28 29 dir an za itu bi ki-lam_

sze-im ina _sag itu 1_(_gur_) _gur 5_(_ban2_) ina _murub4 itu#_ [1(_gur_) _gur_ x x ina _til itu 1_(_gur_) _gur_] 4(_ban2_) _zu2-lum-ma_ ina _sag itu#_ [2(_gur_)] _gur# 2_(_barig_) _pi en til itu 2_(_gur_) _gur 1_(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) kas3-si-i 3(_gur_) _gur 1_(_barig_) 5(_ban2_)(?)

sah-le10 2(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3_ ina _sag itu 1 pi 4#_ [1/2 qa ina _til itu 1 pi_] 3(?)# qa _sig2-hi--a 5 ma-na_ i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina A dele-bat ina _sag itu_ ina _pa en til itu_ ina _masz2_ in 15(?)

_gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _pa igi_ ina _til itu_ ina _masz2 genna_ ina _rin2 an#_ [sza2 _szu2_-u2 _nu igi itu_] _bi# illu en 5 gub_-uz _ta 6 en 12 2_/3 _kusz3 gin pap 27_ na _ta 14 en 24_

8 _si lal pap 29_ na _ta 25 en 29 2_/3# [_kusz3 gin pap_] 25# na _itu bi u4 6-kam2 1_-en _lu2-dumu e-ki lu2-kab-sar lu2-szesz_ sza2 _lu2-sza3-tam_

_e2-sag#-gil2_ sza2 ana ku-um-mi-szu2 _lu2-sza3-tam_-u2-tu2 u2(?)#-[sze(?)-pisz(?)] ina# _kusz_-szi-pisz-tu2 sza2 _lugal_ ina _lu2_-za-zak-u2-tu2 pe-eq-du _u4 bi ku3-gi_ szul-lu-ma-nu

[_ta_(?)] _nig2-ga e2-sag-gil2_ ana _du3_-esz sza2 ku-uz-bi x# [x x x] _gal_-u2 sza2 (d)_en_ a-na _lu2_-za-zak-ka a4 u _lu2-ukkin_ sza2 _lu2_-ku-tim-_mesz sum_-in

_itu# bi u4 8-kam2 1_-en tam-szil (d)_szesz-gal_ sza2 la si-mat(?)# [_dingir_-ti-szu2] sza2# _lu2_-sza2-du-u2-a-a _du3-mesz_ u _dingir_ sza2 am-ma-mi-'i-i-ta-a _mu_-szu2 _mu_-ar2

ina szur-qa qa-li-ip _u4 10-kam2 lu2_-szar-ra-qa-_mesz_ sza2# [(d)]_szesz#-gal mu_-a-ti3 iq-lu-pu-u2 kasz-du-u' kul-lu-u' ina _e2 lu2-di-kud-mesz_

sza2 _e2 dingir-mesz dib_-u' _u4 13-kam2 lu2_-szar-ra-qa-_mesz_ [x x] ina _e2 di-kud-mesz_ sza2 _e2 dingir-mesz_ ana tar-s,a sza2 ana ku-um _lu2-sza3-tam e2-sag-gil2_ u _lu2-di-kud-mesz_

sza2 _e2 dingir-mesz_ ina _gisz_-sim-mil-tu2 masz-a-a-al-tu2 [i-sza2-lu-u' uk]-tin-nu-u' _u4 bi_ ina _izi_ qa-lu-u2 _itu bi_ bu-sze-e _mah_-tu2 x

sza2 _e2 dingir-mesz_ sza2 ina _e2_ bu-sze-e _sumun_ sza2 ina _gisz-kiri6#_ [_szim-li_] _gar_-u' sza2 ku-um _lu2-sza3-tam e2-sag-gil2_ u _lu2-e-ki-mesz lu2-ukkin_ sza2 _e2-sag-gil2_

sza2 _e2_ bu-sze-e _gibil_ sza2 ina _i-zi im_-3 [sza2 _e2_ bu-sze]-e# _mu_-a-ti3 _e3_-u2 _itu-gan 30 14_ na-su _dir_ musz [...]

_itu-gan 30 14_ na-su _dir_ musz [...]

_en-nun_ sza2 gi-ne2-e sza2 _ta itu-ne#_ [_en til_] _itu#-apin_ sza2 _mu 1 me 43-kam2#_ [(disz)an-ti-'u]-uk-su _lugal_

AI Translation

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit ... delta Cancri, the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below rho Leonis

... behind alpha Leonis ... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south. The 19th, clouds were in the sky.

... which was set to the west side blew. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Virginis, the moon being 1 cubit

low to the south ... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below Saturn, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 23rd,

last part of the night, the moon was ... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of pi Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south. The 24th, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii ... overcast, gusty south wind; in the morning, a little rain shower. Night of the 26th, all night clouds were in the sky, gusty south wind. The 26th, moonrise to sunrise: 16°, measured despite clouds.

clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 27th and the 27th, clouds ... first part of the night, Venus was nn fingers above gamma Capricorni, Venus having passed 2 fingers to the east. The 28th and the 29th, clouds were in the sky. That month, the equivalent was:

barley, in the beginning of the month, 1 kurru 5 sutu, in the middle of the month, 1 kurru ..., at the end of the month, 1 kurru 4 sutu; dates, in the beginning of the month, 2 kurru 2 panu, until the end of the month, 2 kurru 1 panu 4 sutu; mustard, 3 kurru 1 panu 5 sutu?;

cress, 2 panu 2 sutu; sesame, in the beginning of the month, 1 panu 4 1/2 qa, at the end of the month, 1 panu 3? qa; wool, 5 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Sagittarius, until the end of the month, in Capricorn; around the 15th?,

Mercury's first appearance in the west in Sagittarius; at the end of the month, it was in Capricorn; Saturn was in Libra; Mars, which had set, was not visible. That month, the river level until the 5th remained constant; from the 6th to the 12th, it rose 2/3 cubit, total: 27 was the na gauge; from the 14th to the 24th,

receded 8 fingers, total: 29 was the na gauge; from the 25th to the 29th, it rose 2/3 cubit, total: 25 was the na gauge. That month, the 6th, one Babylonian, a scribe, a brother of a prelate

The Esangila which is in its place the administrator had fashioned?, with the royal seal he smashed in the zazakkutu-office. That day, gold was plated.

from the property of Esangil for the ritual rites of ... great ... of Bel, to the official of the zazakku and the assembly of the Kutims given.

That month, the 8th, one image of Ahu-sharri, whose divinity is unalterable, which the Shadueans made, and the god of Ammi'itaya wrote his name.

On the 10th day the sharaqqû-priests of Nergal sinned, sinned, and hung their hands in the house of the judges.

of the temple of the gods took. The 13th, the sharaqa-priests ... in the temple of the judges of the temple opposite the administrator of the Esangila and the judges

of the temple of the gods with a mashtu-shrine they smashed and plated. That day, they burned it. That month, great harvest .

of the temple of the gods, which is in the bushu-house, which is in the orchard of juniper, which is instead of the administrator of the Esangila and the Babylonians, the assembly of the Esangila,

of the new house which is in Izi, the third house of that house.

Month IX, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14°; measured despite clouds .

Diary from month V to the end of month VIII of year 143, king Antiochus.

Human

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit ... delta Cancri, the moon being 1/2 cubit to ...

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below rho Leonis.

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south. The 19th, clouds were in the sky.

... which was set to the west side blew. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Virginis, the moon being 1 cubit

low to the south ... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below Saturn, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 23rd,

last part of the night, the moon was ... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of pi Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south. The 24th, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii ... overcast, gusty south wind; in the morning, a little rain shower. Night of the 26th, all night clouds were in the sky, gusty south wind. The 26th, moonrise to sunrise: 16°, measured despite clouds;

clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 27th and the 27th, clouds ... first part of the night, Venus was nn fingers above gamma Capricorni, Venus having passed 2 fingers to the east. The 28th and the 29th, clouds were in the sky ,the north wind blew. That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was:

barley, in the beginning of the month, 1 kurru 5 sutu, in the middle of the month, 1 kurru ..., at the end of the month, 1 kurru 4 sutu; dates, in the beginning of the month, 2 kur 2 panu, until the end of the month, 2 kurru 1 panu 4 sutu; mustard, 3 kurru 1 panu 5 sutu?;

cress, 2 panu 2 sutu; sesame, in the beginning of the month, 1 panu 4 1/2 qa, at the end of the month, 1 panu 3? qa; wool, 5 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Sagittarius, until the end of the month, in Capricorn; around the 15th?,

Mercury's first appearance in the west in Sagittarius; at the end of the month, it was in Capricorn; Saturn was in Libra; Mars, which had set, was not visible. That month, the river level remained constant until the 5th; from the 6th to the 12th, it rose 2/3 cubit, total: 27 was the na gauge; from the 14th to the 24th,

it receded 8 fingers, total: 29 was the na gauge; from the 25th to the 29th, it rose 2/3 cubit, total: 25 was the na. That month, the 6th, one inhabitant of Babylon, a jeweler, a brother of the administrator

of Esangil, who in his stead performed? the administrative duties, was entrusted with the office of zazakku by a message of the king. That day, gold from the dedications

from? the property of Esangil was given to this zazakku and the assembly of the goldsmiths for making of alpha wig? , a great ... of Bel.

That month, the 8th, one image of the god Nergal? which ... the mountain-dwellers had made, and of? the god who is called Ammami'ita

were peeled off by theft. The 10th, the thieves who had peeled this god Nergal? were caught, held and taken into the temple courthouse.

The 13th, the thieves ... were interrogated in the temple courthouse in front of the representative of the temple administrator und the temple judges

by means of the rack of interrogation, and were convicted. That day, they were burned. That month,

the representative of the administrator of Esangil and the Babylonians, the assembly of Esangil, took out much property of the temple which had been placed in the old treasury in the juniper garden

from? the new treasury which is on the east wall of this treasury.

Month IX, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14°, measured despite clouds ...

and on several edges: Diary from month V to the end of month VIII of year 143, king Antiochus.

Top

Akkadian

_en-nun_ sza2 gi-ne2-e sza2 _ta itu-ne en#_ [_til itu_]-_apin# mu 1 me 43-kam2_ (disz)an _lugal_

AI Translation

Diary from month V to the end of month VIII, year 143, king Antiochus.

Human

Astronomical Diary from month V until the end of month VIII of year 143, king Antiochus

Right

Akkadian

[...] _mu# 1 me 43-kam2_ [...]

AI Translation

... year 143 .

Human

… year 143 …

X201682: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] x# [...]

[... 15] 10 _usz_ na# [...]

[... ina _igi_ is-le10 1] 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 4 [_kusz3_ ana _si nim_ ...]

[... _ge6_] 19# kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 si_ [...]

[...] sin _sig masz-masz_-_igi 3 kusz3_ [...]

[... ana] _szu2 lal 22 si gin ge6 23_ ina _zalag2#_ [sin ina _igi_]

[... _gu4_]-_ud#_ ina _nim_ ina _sag rin2 szu2 nu pap ge6_ [24 ina _zalag2_ sin]

[... _giri3_-ar2-sza2]-_a# 2 1_/2 _kusz3 25 szu2-szu2_ ina _kin-sig an utah_ i-s,a [x x]

[... _mul2-babbar_ e] _mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal 8 si 27 genna_ ina _rin2_ [_igi_ x x]

[...] _zu2 2_(_gur_) _gur 3_(_ban2_) kas3 3(_gur_)(?) _gur#_ [sah]-le10# 2(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _sze-gisz 1_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) [x x]

[... _genna_ ina] _rin2# an en murub4 itu#_ ina _rin2#_ [in] 16 _an_ ina _sag gir2#_-[_tab szu2_ x x]

[...] x x# [...] x# ni-gu-tu2 ina _kur gar_-[at2(?) x x]

[...] x# [...]

[...] x# [...]

AI Translation

... The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 10° .

... 1 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north .

... Night of the 19th, all night very overcast, the north wind .

... the moon was 3 cubits below alpha Geminorum .

... back to the west. The 22nd, the north wind blew. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of

... Mercury's last appearance in the east in the beginning of Libra; I did not watch. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was

... 2 1/2 cubits ... beta Virginis. The 25th, very overcast; in the afternoon, a little rain shower .

... Jupiter was 8 fingers above rho Leonis. The 27th, Saturn's first appearance in Libra .

... dates, 2 kurru 3 sutu; mustard, 3? kurru; cress, 2 panu 2 sutu; sesame, 1 panu 1 sutu .

... Saturn was in Libra; Mars, until the middle of the month, was in Libra; around the 16th, Mars' last appearance in the beginning of Scorpius .

... ... ... ... a rebellion was set up in the land .

Human

... x# ...

... The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 10° ...

... 1 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north ...

Night of the 19th, all night very overcast gusty north wind ...

... the moon was 3 cubits 6 fingers below alpha Geminorum ...

... back to the west. The 22nd, the north wind blew. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was in front of

... Mercury's last appearance in the east in the beginning of Libra; I did not watch. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon

... 2 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis. The 25th, very overcast; in the afternoon, a little rain shower x x

... Jupiter was 8 fingers above rho Leonis. The 27th, Saturn's first appearance in Libra ...

... dates, 2 kurru 3 sutu; mustard, 3? kurru cress, 2 panu 2 sutu; sesame, 1 panu 1 sutu x x

... Saturn was in Libra, Mars, until the middle of the month, was in Libra; around the 16th, Mars' last appearance in the beginning of Scorpius ...

... ... ... merry-making was set up in the land ...

... ... ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x# _dir an za_

[... _ge6 17_ ina] _zalag2_ sin ina _igi# lugal 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

[...] _za_(?)# _si gin ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi giri3_-ar2-

[sza2 _a ... mar_] _gar# gin ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2-_absin 1 kusz3_

[... _si_] _gin szed7 ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin

[...] 24# _dir an za ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin

[... 26] 16# _kur dir_ musz _dir an za_

[... _dir_] _an# za si gin itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im

[...] sah#-le10 2(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _sze-gisz_ ina _sag itu 1 pi 4 1_/2 qa

[...] _igi_(?)# ina _til itu_ ina _masz2 genna_ ina _rin2_

[...] na# _ta 25 en til itu 2_/3 _kusz3 gin pap 25_ na

[...] pisz(?)# ina _kusz_-szi-pisz-tu2 sza2 _lugal_

[...] _gal#_-u2 sza2 (d)_en_ a-na _lu2_-za-zak-ku a4

[... am-ma]-mi#-i-ta-a _mu_-szu2 _mu_-ar2

[...] _e2 dingir-mesz dib#_-[u']

AI Translation

... ... clouds were in the sky

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis

... ..., the north wind blew. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Virginis

which was set to the west ... blew. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Virginis

... the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was

... The 24th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was

... The 26th, moonrise to sunrise: 16°, measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky.

... clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. That month, the equivalent was: barley,

... cress, 2 panu 2 sutu; sesame, in the beginning of the month, 1 panu 4 1/2 qa;

... first appearance?, at the end of the month, in Capricorn; Saturn was in Libra

... na; from the 25th to the end of the month, it rose 2/3 cubit, total: 25 was the na gauge;

... ... in the royal messenger

... the great ... of Bel to the zazakku-official.

... Ammiita's name is written on it.

... the temples seized.

Human

... ... clouds were in the sky

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis.

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis

... which was set to the west blew. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Virginis

... the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon

... the 24th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon

... the 26th, moonrise to sunrise: 16°, measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky

... clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley,

... cress, 2 panu 2 sutu; sesame, in the beginning of the month, 1 panu 4 1/2 qa,

... first appearance ..., at the end of the month, it was in Capricorn; Saturn was in Libra

... the na, from the 25th until the end of the month, it rose 2/3 cubit, total: 25 was the na gauge

... by a message of the king ...

... a great ... of Bel to this zazakku ...

... who is called Ammami'ita

... held and taken into the temple courthouse ...

Right

Akkadian

[...] _mu 1 me 43#_-[_kam2_ ...]

AI Translation

... year 143 .

Human

... year 143 ...

X201683: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

[...] 1 _gur_ x# [...]

[... i-nu]-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina A dele-bat ina _sag itu_ ina _pa en til#_ [_itu_ ...]

[...] _gub#_-uz _ta 6 en 12 2_/3 _kusz3 gin pap 27#_ [...]

[...] _lu2-dumu e-ki lu2-kab-sar lu2-szesz_ sza2 _lu2_-[_sza3-tam_ ...]

[...] ku#-u2-tu2 pe-eq-du _u4 bi ku3-gi_ szul [...]

[... _lu2_]-za#-zak-ka a4 u _lu2-ukkin_ sza2 _lu2-ku3-dim#_ [...]

[...] _du3#-mesz_ u _dingir_ sza2 am-mi-i-ta-a _mu_-szu2 _mu_-[ar2 ...] x x# [...]

[... kul]-lu#-mu(!) ina _e2_ [_lu2_]-_di-kud_ sza2 _e2 dingir-mesz dib#_ [...] x#-_mesz_ sza2 _e2 dingir-mesz#_ [...]

[...] _sza3#-tam e2-sag-gil2_ u _lu2-di-kud-mesz_ sza2 x# [... i-sza2]-lu-u' uk-tin-nu-u'# [...]

[... qa]-lu#-u2 _itu bi_ bu-sze-e [... _gisz_]-_kiri6# gisz-li gar_-u' sza2 ana ku-um# [...]

[... _e2-sag_]-_gil2_ u _lu2-e-ki-mesz lu2-ukkin#_ [...] _i-zi im_-3 sza2 _e2_ bu-sze-e _mu_-a-[ti3 ...]

[...] _dir#_ musz

na-s,ar [...] sza2 _mu 1 me 43-kam2_ (disz)an _lugal_

AI Translation

... 1 kurru ... .

... At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Sagittarius, until the end of the month, .

... remained constant; from the 6th to the 12th, it rose 2/3 cubit, total: 27 .

... a citizen of Babylon, a prisoner, a brother of a prelate .

... he will be sated with a luxuriant ...; that day, gold .

... the official and the assembly of the goldsmith .

... he made, and the god who is called Ammi-itâ ... ... .

... he seized in the temple judge's house ... ... of the temple judge's house .

... the administrator of the Esangila and the judges who ... ... they sinned and sinned .

... were piled up. That month, ... ... a garden of juniper planted, which instead of .

... Esangila and the Babylonians, the assembly ... ... of that house of business .

... measured despite clouds.

Watch of ... of year 143, king Antiochus.

Human

… 1 kurru# ...

At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Sagittarius, until the end of the month …

… remained constant; from the 6th to the 12th, it rose 2/3 cubit, total: 27 was the na gauge …

… one inhabitant of Babylon, a jeweler, a brother of …

… was entrusted with the office of zazakku. That day, gold …

… this zazakku and the assembly of the goldsmiths …

… made, and the god who is called Ammami'ita … x x# ...

… held and taken into the temple courthouse … of the temple courthouse …

… the temple administrator und the temple judges … interrogated and convicted …

… burnt. That month, property … placed in the old treasury in the juniper garden, the representative of the shatammu

of the Esangila and the Babylonians, the assembly of the Esangila … on the east wall of this treasury …

… measured despite clouds …

Diary … of year 143, king Antiochus

X201684: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[(x x) _ge6_] 19# ina _zalag2_ sin e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-sze-pit2-[_masz-masz_]

[n _kusz3_] sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 19 dir an_ [x x]

[_ge6_] 20 ina _zalag2_ sin _sig masz-masz_-_igi 3 kusz3_ [6 _si_]

[_ge6_] 21 ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-[sza2-_ulu3_]

[n] _kusz3 ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig sag_-A

[n] _kusz3 ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2 tur_

(_mul2_-_tur_)-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _igi mul2-babbar_

1 _kusz3 8 u 23 gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _rin2 szu2_

_ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig gisz-kun_-A

5 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib ge6_

25 ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

_ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin_

2 1/2 _kusz3 ge6 27_ ina _zalag2_ sin

AI Translation

Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was ... above mu Geminorum

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 19th, clouds ... the sky.

Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits 6 fingers below alpha Geminorum,

Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of delta Cancri

Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits below epsilon Leonis,

Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits in front of rho Leonis,

1 1/2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west of rho Leonis.

1 cubit 8 fingers. The 23rd, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Libra;

Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below theta Leonis,

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night

The 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Virginis.

Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis,

Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was

Human

Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was n cubits above mu Geminorum,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 19th, clouds ... the sky

Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits 6 fingers below alpha Geminorum.

Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits in front of delta Cancri.

Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... below epsilon Leonis,

n cubits. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of rho

Leonis, 1 cubit 8 fingers in front of Jupiter.

The 23rd, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Libra.

Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below theta Leonis,

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night

of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Virginis.

Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis.

Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was

Bottom

Akkadian

ar2 _sa4_-sza2-_absin 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

ina _zalag2 mul2-babbar_ e _mul2_-_tur 6_(!) U

27(?)# 21 _kur_(?)

AI Translation

2 1/2 cubits behind alpha Virginis.

last part of the night, Jupiter was 6! fingers above rho Leonis,

The 27th?, moonrise to sunrise: 21°.

Human

2 1/2 cubits behind alpha Virginis

last part of the night, Jupiter was 6 var. 8 fingers above rho Leonis.

The 27th?, moonrise to sunrise?: 21°.

Reverse

Akkadian

_itu bi ki-lam sze 1_(_gur_) 2(_barig_) _pi_

_zu2 2_(_gur_) _gur 3_(_ban2_)(?) kas3 4(_gur_) _gur_

sah 2(_barig_)(?) 4(_ban2_)(?) _sze-gisz 1_(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _sig2 6 ma-na_

i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina A dele-bat ina _rin2_

ina _til itu#_ ina _gir2-tab_ in(?) 23 _gu4-ud_

ina _nim#_ ina _rin2 szu2_ in(?) 29 _genna_ ina _rin2 igi_

in 16(?)# _an_ ina _rin2 szu2 itu bi_

_illu# 1_/2(?) _kusz3 lal pap 34_ na

AI Translation

That month, the equivalent was: barley, 1 kurru 2 panu;

dates, 2 kurru 3 sutu?; mustard, 4 kurru

cress, 2 panu? 4 sutu?; sesame, 1 panu 2 sutu; wool, 6 minas.

At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus was in Libra;

at the end of the month, in Scorpius; around? the 23rd, Mercury's

last appearance in the east in Libra; around? the 29th, Saturn's first appearance in Libra;

around the 16th?, Mars' last appearance in Libra. That month,

the river level receded 1/2? cubit, total: 34 was the na na-gauge;

Human

That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, 1 kurru 2 panu;

dates, 2 kurru 3 sutu; mustard, 4 kurru var. 3?;

cress, 2 panu 4? sutu; sesame, 1 panu 2 var. 1 sutu; wool, 6 minas.

At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus was in Libra,

at the end of the month, in Scorpius; around? the 23rd, Mercury's

last appearance in the east in Libra; around? the 29th, Saturn's first appearance in Libra;

around the 16th?, Mars' last appearance in Libra var.: in the beginning of Scorpius. That month,

the river level receded 1/2? cubit, total: 34 was the na gauge.

X201685: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 43-kam2_ (disz)an-ti-'u-uk-su _lugal_

_gan 30# 14_ na-su _dir_ musz _dir an za_ in 2 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_

[ina _masz2 szu2 3_(?)] _dir# an za 4 dir an dib_ ina sze-ri3 2-ta

[bu-tuq-tum] (d)_tir-ra-an a2 si_ u _mar gib#-mesz_

[...] x# _gib nu tuh ulu3 gin ge6 7_

[sin _sig mul2_-_kur_-sza2]-_dur#_-nu-nu 3 1/2 _kusz3 7 dir an za_

[...] x# _tur3 nigin an utah_ ki _szu2_ szamasz2

[...] _an# mah pisan_ i _dib ge6 8 dir an dib_

[...] _pisan#_ i _dib 8 dir an za si gin_

[...] _dir# an za ge6 10 szu2-szu2 10 dir an za_

[...] 2+[x] _kusz3 11 dir an za_

AI Translation

Year 143, king Antiochus.

Month IX, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14°, measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky. Around the 2nd, Mercury's last appearance in the west

last appearance in Capricorn. The 3rd?, clouds were in the sky. The 4th, clouds crossed the sky; in the morning, two

The 'strength' of the rainbow, the length and width of the 'finger'.

... ..., the south wind blew. Night of the 7th,

the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below eta Piscium. The 7th, clouds were in the sky.

... ... was surrounded by a halo, rain shower; at sunset,

... much rain, a little PISAN DIB. Night of the 8th, clouds crossed the sky.

... a little PISAN DIB. The 8th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, very overcast. The 10th, clouds were in the sky.

... 2+x cubits. The 11th, clouds were in the sky

Human

Year 143, king Antiochus.

Month IX, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14°, measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky. Around the 2nd, Mercury's

last appearance in the west in Capricorn. The 3rd?, clouds were in the sky. The 4th, clouds crossed the sky; in the morning, two

sections of a rainbow stretched on the north and west side.

... stretched? was not loosened?; the south wind blew. Night of the 7th,

the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below eta Piscium. The 7th, clouds were in the sky.

... ... was surrounded by a halo, rain shower; at sunset,

... much rain, a little PISAN DIB. Night of the 8th, clouds crossed the sky.

... a little PISAN DIB. The 8th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, very overcast. The 10th, clouds were in the sky.

... 2+x cubits. The 11th, clouds were in the sky.

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] in(?)#

[...] E-a

[... _mul2_]-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3_

[...] _ge6_ ana _zalag2 14_

[...] musz 14 _dir an za_

[...] _ge6 15 5 ge6 dir_ musz

[ina _zalag2_ sin] _sig sag_-_a 3 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_

ana _nim# dib itu bi illu_

_ta 1 en 13 2 kusz3 gin_

_pap 15_ na 14 15 8 _si lal_

AI Translation

... in

... he will die.

... delta Cancri

... night it was not clear. The 14th,

... measured. The 14th, clouds were in the sky

... Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 5°, measured despite clouds

last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits below epsilon Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit

having passed to the east. That month, the river level

from the 1st to the 13th, it rose 2 cubits;

total: 15 was the na gauge; the 14th and 15th, it receded 8 fingers.

Human

... ...

... came out

... delta Cancri

... before sunrise

... measured. The 14th, clouds were in the sky

... Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 5°, measured despite clouds;

last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits below epsilon Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit

to the east. That month, the river level

from the 1st to the 13th rose 2 cubits,

total: 15 was the na na-gauge; the 14th and the 15th, it receded 8 fingers,

Top

Akkadian

_pap 17_ na

AI Translation

total: 17 was the na na-gauge.

Human

total: 17 was the na na-gauge.

X201690: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Left

Akkadian

[_bar_(?)] _ge6 29 usan_ dele-bat

[_sig_] _mul2-babbar 2_/3 _kusz3_

AI Translation

Month I?, night of the 29th, first part of the night, Venus

2/3 cubit below Jupiter,

Human

Month I?, night of the 29th, first part of the night, Venus

was 2/3 cubit below Jupiter.

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 42-kam2_ (disz)an u (disz)an A-szu2 _lugal-mesz#_

_gu4 30 16_ na-su _dir_ musz ana szamasz2 _sig_

_ge6 2 dir an za_ sin ina _igi_ dele-bat 1 1/2 _kusz3_

ana _szu2 gub_ ina _igi mul2-babbar 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_

e _gu4-ud 4 kusz3 ge6 3_ sin ina _igi_

_masz-masz_-ar2 2 _kusz3 ge6 4_ sin ina _igi_

_mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 2 kusz3_

_ge6 5_ sin _sig sag_-_a 3 kusz3_

sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_

AI Translation

Year 142, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son.

Month II, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 16°, measured despite clouds; it was low to the sun.

Night of the 2nd, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of Venus

to the west, it stood 1 1/2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west.

4 cubits above Mercury. Night of the 3rd, the moon was

2 cubits ... beta Geminorum. Night of the 4th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of

2 cubits ... delta Cancri

Night of the 5th, the moon was 3 cubits below epsilon Leonis,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west.

Human

Year 142, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son.

Month II, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 16°; measured despite clouds; it was low to the sun.

Night of the 2nd, clouds were in the sky; the moon stood 1 1/2 cubits in front of Venus

to the west, it stood 1 1/2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west,

4 cubits above Mercury. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 2 cubits in front

of beta Geminorum. Night of the 4th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of

delta Cancri.

Night of the 5th, the moon was 3 cubits below epsilon Leonis,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west.

Reverse

Akkadian

_itu bi illu_

AI Translation

That month, the river level

Human

That month, the river level

X201701: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] _siskur-siskur-mesz#_ [...] [_gu4_ ...] _kusz3#_ sin 5 _kusz3_ ana _si_ [_nim_ ...]

[_gu4_ ...] _kusz3#_ sin 5 _kusz3_ ana _si_ [_nim_ ...]

[...] _sag# ge6_ sin e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_ [...]

[... _ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin x] _lugal 1 kusz3 ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin _sig_ [_gisz-kun_-_a 3 kusz3_ ...]

[... _ge6 9_] _sag# ge6_ sin _sig dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 2 kusz3_ [x] [...]

[...] _usan# an sig sag_-_a 4 kusz3 ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin# [...]

[... _ge6 15_ sin x _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_]-szil-_pa 2 1_/2 _kusz3 15 6-50 szu2_ musz _ge6 16 4_(?)#-10+[x _ge6_ ...]

[... ana] _ulu3 sig 20 mul2-babbar_ ina _mul2-mul2 igi kur nim_-a 12-30 na#-[su in 18 _igi_ ...]

[... ina] _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig mul2-mul2 3# kusz3 ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2-mul2 1_+[x N ...]

[... _ge6 28_] ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _szur_-_si 3 kusz3_ ar2 _mul2-babbar 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3_ [ana _si nim_ ...]

[...] 3(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 4_(_ban2_) _sig2-hi--a 4 1_/2 _ma#_-[_na_] i-nu-szu2 in# 18 _mul2-babbar_ ina _mul2_-[_mul2 igi_ ...]

[...] _illu 4 u lal pap 17_ na _itu bi u4 25-kam2 e2-nam_-[_dumu_] [...]

[...] x#-_mesz lu2-ulu3_ sza2 x x x# _e2_-_u4-1-kam2_ [x x x] x x x# [...]

[...] ' ni-[gu]-tu2# ina _kur gar_-at2 [_sig 1_ ... x]+1 _kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3#_ ana _ulu3 sig usan genna_ e _giri3_ ar2 1/2 _kusz3 ge6 3_ sin [x _lugal n n_ ...]

[_sig 1_ ... x]+1 _kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3#_ ana _ulu3 sig usan genna_ e _giri3_ ar2 1/2 _kusz3 ge6 3_ sin [x _lugal n n_ ...]

[...] _ulu3# sig ge6# 5 sag ge6_ sin _sig giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1_/2 _kusz3#_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 dib_ (sic) [...]

[...] [x] 1/2 _kusz3 ge6_ [9] _sag ge6#_ sin ina _igi rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1 kusz3 ge6_ [10] _sag ge6_ sin ina [...]

[...] [x] sin ina _igi si4 2 kusz3 ge6 12#_ [_sag_] _ge6#_ sin ina _igi#_ szil-_pa 2 kusz3 14 11 szu2_ musz# [...]

[... _ge6 16 15_] _ge6_ ina _zalag2#_ sin ina _igi suhur_-_igi 3 kusz3_ sin [1 1/2 _kusz3_] ana _ulu3 sig 16_ szamasz2 [_gub_ ...]

[...] ana _szu2# lal_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig mul2-babbar 2_/3 _kusz3 ge6 22_ ina [_zalag2_] sin# [x _mul2_]-ar2#-sza2-_sag#_-[_hun n n_ ...]

[...] _ge6# 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin e is-le10 5 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib#_ [...]

[... _ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin] ina _igi#_ dele-bat 1 1/2 _kusz3#_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _si nim ge6 26#_ [...]

[...] _sig_ ina _igi_(?)# _gu4-ud 2 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub 27_ [...]

[...] sah#-le10 1(_barig_) 2(_ban2_)(?) _sze-gisz-i3 3_(_ban2_) 3 [qa ...]

[...] _itu# bi illu 1_ [...]

AI Translation

... sacrifices .

Month II, ... cubits, the moon being 5 cubits high to the north .

... beginning of the night, the moon was ... above delta Cancri .

... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit ... alpha Leonis. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits below theta Leonis .

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below gamma Virginis ... .

... first part of the night, Mars was 4 cubits below epsilon Leonis. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon .

... Night of the 15th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits ... theta Ophiuchi. The 15th, moonset to sunrise: 6° 50', measured. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 4°? 10+x' .

... low to the south. The 20th, Jupiter's first appearance in Taurus; it was bright and high, rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 12° 30'; ideal first appearance on the 18th .

... last part of the night, Venus was 3 cubits below eta Tauri. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1+x mm behind eta Tauri .

... Night of the 28th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind beta Tauri, 3 1/2 cubits behind Jupiter, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north .

... 3 sutu; sesame, 4 sutu; wool, 4 1/2 minas. At that time, around the 18th, Jupiter's first appearance in Taurus .

... the river level receded 4 fingers, total: 17 was the na gauge. That month, the 25th, the temple of Enam-dumu .

... ... a man who ... the first day ... ... .

... a 'weapon'-mark was placed in the land.

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... x+1 cubits, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south; first part of the night, Saturn was 1/2 cubit above beta Virginis. Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... alpha Leonis .

... low to the south. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below beta Virginis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the westsic .

... ... 1/2 cubit. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Librae. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was in .

... ... the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Scorpii. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of theta Ophiuchi. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 11°, measured .

... Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 15°; last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 16th, solstice .

... back to the west; last part of the night, Venus was 2/3 cubit below Jupiter. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... alpha Arietis .

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits above alpha Tauri, the moon having passed a little to the east .

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of Venus, the moon being 3 cubits high to the north. Night of the 26th, .

... low, it stood 2 cubits in front of Mercury to the west. The 27th, .

... cress, 1 panu 2 sutu?; sesame, 3 sutu 3 qa .

... That month, the river level 1 .

Human

... sacrifices ...

Month II ... cubits, the moon being 5 cubits high to the north ...

... beginning of the night, the moon was ... above delta? Cancri ...

... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit ... alpha Leonis. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits below theta Leonis ...

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below gamma Virginis ... ...

... first part of the night, Mars was 4 cubits below epsilon Leonis. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon ...

... Night of the 15th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits ... theta Ophiuchi. The 15th, moonset to sunrise: 6° 50', measured. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 4°? 10+x' ...

... low to the south. The 20th, Jupiter's first appearance in Taurus; it was bright and high, rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 12° 30'; ideal first appearance on the 18th ...

... last part of the night, Venus was 3 cubits below eta Tauri. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1+x mm behind eta Tauri ...

... Night of the 28th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind beta Tauri, 3 1/2 cubits behind Jupiter, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north ...

... 3 sutu; sesame, 4 sutu; wool, 4 1/2 minas. At that time, around the 18th, Jupiter's first appearance in Taurus ...

... the river level receded 4 fingers, total: 17 was the na na-gauge. That month, the 25th, the temple E-nam-dumu?-... ...

... ... a man who ... the akitu temple ... ...

... merry-making was set up in the land.

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... x+1 cubits, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south; first part of the night, Saturn was 1/2 cubit above beta Virginis. Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... alpha Leonis ...

... low to the south. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below beta Virginis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the westsic ...

... ... 2? 1/2 cubits. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Librae. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was in ...

... ... the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Scorpii. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of theta Ophiuchi. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 11°, measured ...

... Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 15°; last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 16th, solstice ...

... back to the west; last part of the night, Venus was 2/3 cubit below Jupiter. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... alpha Arietis ...

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits above alpha Tauri, the moon having passed a little to the east ...

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of Venus, the moon being 3 cubits high to the north. Night of the 26th, ...

... low, it stood 2 cubits in front of Mercury to the west. The 27th, ...

... cress, 1 panu 2 sutu?; sesame, 3 sutu 3 qa ...

... That month, the river level ... 1 ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x# [...]

[...] _ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin# [...]

[... _ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin] ina _igi#_ is-le10 3 _kusz3_ sin [...]

[... ana] _nim dib ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina [_igi_ ...]

[...] musz# _ge6 29_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla#_-[sza2-_ulu3 n n_ ...]

[...] 5(_ban2_) _sig2-hi--a 4 ma-na_ i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _masz-masz#_ [...]

[...] _itu bi_ [_illu_] 8 _u lal pap 31_ na [_ne 30 n_ na]-su# _sig_ ana szamasz2 _sig#_ ina _igi an 3 kusz3_ ina _igi genna 5 kusz3#_ ana _szu2_ [_gub_ ...]

[_ne 30 n_ na]-su# _sig_ ana szamasz2 _sig#_ ina _igi an 3 kusz3_ ina _igi genna 5 kusz3#_ ana _szu2_ [_gub_ ...]

[... _ge6 4_ sin] ina _igi rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 4 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 5 sag ge6_ sin ar2# _rin2_-sza2-[_si n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin] _sig si4 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib ge6 7_(?) _sag ge6#_ [...]

[...] _masz-masz 4 u ge6 11 sag ge6_ sin [x x x x x x x] [...]

[...] x# sin ki _e3_-a gab-bi-szu2 _szu2_-im ana _zalag2_-ru ki _tab_-u2 [...]

[... _ib2-tag4_ (d)_udu-idim_]-_mesz nu gub-mesz_ ina _til gu_ a-dir in 42 _me_ ana _szu2_ szamasz2 15 x# [...]

[... _mul2_]-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 3 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2-mul2 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 20_ [... _ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin]

[ina _igi mul2-babbar n n_ ana _szu2_] _gub_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi masz-masz_-_igi_ [_n n ... ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin ...]

[... ina _igi_ dele]-bat 2# _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub ge6 27_ ina _zalag2 mul2-babbar_ e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 4 u 27 10_+[x _kur_ ...]

[...] _sze-gisz-i3 4_(_ban2_) _sig2-hi--a 5 ma-na_ i-nu-szu2# [...]

[...] in# 7 _genna_ ina _absin szu2 itu bi illu 8_ [...]

[...] [x] sza2 _e-ki_ asz2-szu-tu2 na-szu-u2 sza2 [x] [...] [_kin 1_ ...] _ge6 2_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig gisz-kun_-_a 5 kusz3 ge6 3_ sin# [...]

[_kin 1_ ...] _ge6 2_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig gisz-kun_-_a 5 kusz3 ge6 3_ sin# [...]

[... _ge6 4_ sin x _si4 n n_] sin# 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 5 sag ge6_ sin ar2# [...]

[...] _suhur#_-ar2 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_ in 10+[x ...]

[... _genna_ ina _absin igi_] _kur# nim_-a 17 na-su in 12(?) _igi#_ [...]

[...] 2 1/2 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib#_ [...]

[... _mul2-babbar_ ana _nim_ ki _usz_-u2 ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz n n_] 4(?)# _si_ ana _si nim usz#_ [...]

[...] _ge6# 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin e# [...]

[... _ge6 23_ ina] _zalag2#_ sin ar2 _mul2-lugal 1_+[x N ...]

[...] [x] _sig genna 2_ [N ...]

AI Translation

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon .

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Tauri, the moon being .

... having passed to the east. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was in front of .

... measured. Night of the 29th, last part of the night, Venus was ... above delta Cancri .

... 5 sutu; wool, 4 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Gemini .

... That month, the river level receded 8 fingers, total: 31 was the na gauge.

Month V, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: nn°; it was low, it was low to the sun, it stood 3 cubits in front of Mars, 5 cubits in front of Saturn to the west .

... Night of the 4th, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Librae. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Librae .

... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below alpha Scorpii, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 7th?, beginning of the night, .

... 4 fingers ... Geminorum. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... .

... ... when the moon came out, all of it set; when it began to clear, .

... the remainder of the planets did not stand there; at the end of Aquarius it was obscured; at 42° before sunset. The 15th, ... .

... 3 1/2 cubits ... alpha Arietis. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind eta Tauri. Night of the 20th, ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was

it stood ... in front of Jupiter to the west, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Geminorum ... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was .

... stood 2 cubits in front of Venus to the west. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, Jupiter was 4 fingers above mu Geminorum. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 10+x° .

... sesame, 4 sutu; wool, 5 minas. At that time, .

... around the 7th, Saturn's last appearance in Virgo. That month, the river level 8 .

... ... of Babylon, the restitution for ... .

Month VI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, last part of the night, Venus was 5 cubits below theta Leonis. Night of the 3rd, the moon .

... Night of the 4th, the moon was ... alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was behind .

... 1/2 cubit ... delta Capricorni, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Around the 10+xth, .

... Saturn's first appearance in Virgo; it was bright and high, rising of Saturn to sunrise: 17°; ideal first appearance on the 12th? .

... 2 1/2 cubits, the moon having passed a little to the east .

... when Jupiter became stationary to the east, it became stationary ... behind mu Geminorum, 4? fingers high to the north .

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was above .

... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1+x mm behind alpha Leonis .

... ... 2 ... below Saturn .

Human

... ... ...

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon ...

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Tauri, the moon being ...

... having passed to the east. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was in front of ...

... measured. Night of the 29th, last part of the night, Venus was ... above delta Cancri ...

... 5 sutu; wool, 4 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Gemini ...

... That month, the river level receded 8 fingers, total: 31 was the na na-gauge.

Month V, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: nn°; it was faint, it was low to the sun; the moon stood 3 cubits in front of Mars, 5 cubits in front of ??? to the west ...

... Night of the 4th, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Librae. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Librae ...

... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below alpha Scorpii, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 7th?, beginning of the night, ...

... 4 fingers ... Geminorum. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... ... ...

... ... when the moon came out, it was completely covered; when it began to clear, ...

... the remainder of the planets did not stand there; it was eclipsed in the end of Aquarius; at 42° before sunset. The 15th, ... ...

... 3 1/2 cubits ... alpha Arietis. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind eta Tauri. Night of the 20th, ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon

stood ... in front of Jupiter to the west, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Geminorum ... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon ...

... it stood 2 cubits in front of Venus to the west. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, Jupiter was 4 fingers above mu Geminorum. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 10+x° ...

... sesame, 4 sutu; wool, 5 minas. At that time, ...

... around the 7th, Saturn's last appearance in Virgo. That month, the river level ... 8 ...

... ... of Babylon carried? ... ...

Month VI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, last part of the night, Venus was 5 cubits below theta Leonis. Night of the 3rd, the moon was ...

... Night of the 4th, the moon was ... alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was behind ...

... 1/2 cubit ... delta Capricorni, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Around the 10+xth, ...

... Saturn's first appearance in Virgo; it was bright and high, rising of Saturn to sunrise: 17°; ideal first appearance on the 12th? ...

... 2 1/2 cubits, the moon having passed a little to the east ...

... when Jupiter became stationary to the east, it became stationary ... behind mu Geminorum, the moon being 4? fingers high to the north ...

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the monn was above ...

... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1+x mm behind alpha Leonis ...

... ..., 2 mm below Saturn ...

X201702: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 41-kam2 gu4 ge6 7_

sin _sig gisz-kun_-_a 3 kusz3_

sin i-s,a ana _nim dib ge6 8_

sin ar2 _giri3_-ar2-sza2#-[A ...]

AI Translation

Year 141, month II, night of the 7th,

the moon was 3 cubits below theta Leonis,

the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 8th,

the moon was ... behind beta Virginis .

Human

Year 141, month II. Night of the 7th,

the moon was 3 cubits below theta Leonis,

the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 8th,

the moon was ... behind beta Virginis ...

X201703: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 41-kam2 sig 1 14 11 szu2_ musz#

_ge6 15 10 ninda me_ a-kam2 musz 15 1-10 na a-kam2 _nu pap_

_ge6 16 15 ge6_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi suhur_-_igi_

3 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

_ge6# 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _suhur_-ar2

[x]+1/2 _kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

[x] _dir an# za si gin 19 si gin_

[...] x# _gin_

[...] x#

AI Translation

Year 141, month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 11°, measured.

Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 10', measured despite mist. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 1° 10'; mist, I did not watch.

Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 15°; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of gamma Capricorni,

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south.

Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind delta Capricorni,

the moon being 2 cubits low to the south.

... clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. The 19th, the north wind blew.

... ... blew.

Human

Year 141, month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 11°, measured.

Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 10'; measured despite mist. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 1° 10'; mist, I did not watch.

Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 15°; last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni,

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south.

Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was x+1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni,

the moon being 2 cubits low to the south.

... clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. The 19th, the north wind blew.

... ... blew.

... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

_ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin e [is]-le10#

5 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana# _nim dib_

_si gin 24 gu4-ud_ ina _nim_

ina _masz-masz igi kur nim_-a

16 na-su in 22 _igi_

_si gin ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin

AI Translation

Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... above alpha Tauri,

the moon having passed a little to the east.

the north wind blew. The 24th, Mercury's first appearance in the east

in Gemini; it was bright and high,

rising of Saturn to sunrise: 16°; ideal first appearance on the 22nd.

the north wind blew. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was

Human

Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits above alpha Tauri,

the moon having passed a little to the east;

the north wind blew. The 24th, Mercury's

first appearance in the east in Gemini; it was bright and high,

???ng of Mercury to sunrise: 16°; ideal first appearance on the 22nd;

the north wind blew. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon

X201704: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 41-kam2_ (disz)an u [(disz)an _lugal-mesz_]

_ne ge6 16 7-30 ge6_ musz

16 _si gin ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin

_sig# mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

[sin] x _kusz3#_ [ana x x] _ge6 18#_

AI Translation

Year 141, kings Antiochus and Antiochus.

Month V, night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 7° 30', measured.

The 16th, the north wind blew. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits below beta Arietis,

the moon being x cubits ... Night of the 18th,

Human

Year 141, kings Antiochus and Antiochus.

Month V, night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 7° 30', measured.

The 16th, the north wind blew. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits below beta Arietis,

the moon being x# cubits ... Night of the 18th,

Reverse

Akkadian

[x x x x x x x]

[x x] _gin_(?)

AI Translation

......;

... shekels

Human

... ...

... blew?.

X201705: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 41-kam2_ (disz)an u (disz)an A-szu2 _lugal-mesz_

_du6 1 9_ na-su musz 1 _si gin ge6 2_

sin ar2 _si4 2 kusz3 2 si gin ge6 3_

sin ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

_ge6 6_ sin _sig si_-_masz2 4 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_

ana _nim dib ge6 7_ sin ina _igi suhur_-_igi_

2(?)# _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 7 gu4-ud_

[ina _nim_] ina _rin2 gu4-ud_ ar2 dele-bat 2/3 _kusz3_

[_gu4-ud n n_] ana _si# nim igi kur nim#_-a

[...] x# _igi_ x x#

AI Translation

Year 141, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son.

Month VII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 9°, measured. The 1st, the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd,

the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii. The 2nd, the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd,

the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi,

Night of the 6th, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon being 1/2 cubit

having passed ... to the east. Night of the 7th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni,

the moon being 1 cubit low to the south. The 7th, Mercury's

last appearance in the east in Libra; Mercury was 2/3 cubit behind Venus

Mercury's first appearance ... to the north; it was bright and high,

Human

Year 141, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son.

Month VII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 9°, measured. The 1st, the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd,

the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii. The 2nd, the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd,

the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi.

Night of the 6th, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit

to the east. Night of the 7th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni,

the moon being 1 cubit low to the south. The 7th, Mercury's first appearance

in the east in Libra, Mercury was 2/3 cubit behind Venus,

Mercury being ... high to the north; it was bright and high,

... ideal first appearance ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x x x#

[x _szur_-_gigir_]-sza2#-_si 2_/3 _kusz3 15 dir an za si gin_

[_ge6 16_] _sag ge6 ki_-ti3 i-nu-usz

[ina] _zalag2#_ sin e _mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 2 kusz3_

sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_ e _mul2-babbar 2 kusz3_

sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 16 dir an za si gin_

AI Translation

2/3 cubit ... beta Tauri. The 15th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 16th, beginning of the night, the earth quakes.

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits above eta Geminorum,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west, 2 cubits above Jupiter,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 16th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Human

... ...

2/3 cubit ... beta Tauri. The 15th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 16th, beginning of the night, the earth quaked;

??? last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits above eta Geminorum,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west, 2 cubits above Jupiter,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 16th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

X201706: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Top

Akkadian

[...] (d)_gaszan#_-[ia2 lisz]-lim

AI Translation

. . . may my lady prosper.

Human

At the command of Bel and Beltiya may it be well.

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu 1 me_] 41-_kam2_ (disz)an-ti-'u-uk-su u (disz)an _min a_-szu2 _lugal#-mesz_ [...]

[x x x x x x] _szu2_(?) _si gin ge6 2 2 szu2-szu2 si gin ge6 3 szu2-szu2_ [...]

[x x x] _si_(?) _gin# ge6 4 dir an za sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-[sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 n n_ ...]

[x x x _ge6_] 5# _sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ [...]

[...] kal _ge6 dir an za 7 15_ na _gu4_(?)#-[_ud_(?) ...]

[... _dur_]-nu-nu 2 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3_ [_sig_ ...]

AI Translation

Year 141, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son, .

... overcast?, the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd and the 2nd, very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd, very overcast .

... the north? wind blew. Night of the 4th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of gamma Capricorni .

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni .

... all night clouds were in the sky. The 7th, sunrise to moonset: 15°; Mercury? .

... 2 cubits ... eta Piscium, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south .

Human

Year 141, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son ...

... ... the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd and the 2nd, very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd, very overcast ...

... the north? wind blew. Night of the 4th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of gamma Capricorni ...

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni ...

... all night clouds were in the sky. The 7th, rising of Mercury? to sunrise: 15° ...

... the moon was 2 cubits ... eta Piscium, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x# [...]

[_en-nun_ sza2] gi-ne2-e sza2 _itu_(?)# [...]

AI Translation

Diary for month? .

Human

... ... ...

Diary from month ...

X201707: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 41-kam2#_ [...]

_apin ge6 20_ kal _ge6#_ [... ina _zalag2_ sin]

ina _igi dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin_ x# [N ina _igi genna_]

4 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub ge6_(?)# [21 ...]

21 _dir an za si_ [_gin ge6 22_]

kal _ge6 dir an za_ ina _zalag2#_ [sin ar2 _sa4_-sza2-_absin_]

1 1/2 _kusz3 22 dir an za_ [...]

_ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi rin2_(?)#-[sza2-_ulu3_]

3 1/2 _kusz3 23#_ [...]

_ge6 24_ [...]

_sig_ x# [...]

AI Translation

Year 141 ...

Month VIII, night of the 20th, all night ... last part of the night, the moon was

... in front of gamma Virginis, ... in front of Saturn

it stood 4 cubits in front of Saturn to the west. Night? of the 21st, .

The 21st, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 22nd,

all night clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Virginis,

1 1/2 cubits. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky .

Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Librae?

3 1/2 cubits. The 23rd, .

Night of the 24th, .

low ... ...

Human

Year 141 ...

Month VIII, night of the 20th, all night ... last part of the night, the moon was

x# mm in front of gamma Virginis,

it stood 4 cubits in front of Saturn to the west. Night? of the 21st, ...

The 21st, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 22nd,

all night clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Virginis.

The 22nd, clouds were in the sky ...

Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Librae?.

The 23rd ...

??? ...

below ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

x# [...]

25 _dir an_ [...]

i-s,a _zalag2_ sin ar2 _si4#_ [...]

26 21 [_kur_ ...]

kal _me dir_ [...]

_ge6 24_ (sic) [...]

AI Translation

The 25th, clouds ... the sky .

last part of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Scorpii .

The 26th, moonrise to sunrise: 21° .

all day clouds .

Night of the 24thsic .

Human

... ...

The 25th, clouds ... the sky ...

last part of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Scorpii ...

The 26th, moonrise to sunrise: 21° ...

all day clouds ...

Night of the 24thsic ...

X201708: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] [x] [...] [x x] [...] _sag ge6_ sin# [...]

[... _ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _suhur_]-ar2 3 1/2 _kusz3 ge6#_ [10(?)] ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig gu4-ud 2_/3 _kusz3 ge6 11#_ ina _zalag2 genna sig dele_-sza2-[_igi_-_absin n n_ ...]

[... _mul2-babbar_ ana _szu2_] ina# _lal_-szu2 e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 4 si ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 1_+[x _kusz3_ ...]

[... _ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina] _igi szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ e _mul2-babbar#_ [_n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina] _igi mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 3 kusz3 ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi sag# a 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin [x _lugal n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin x _gisz_]-_kun#_-(A) 1 _kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6_ [...]

[... _ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_] _sa4#_-sza2-_absin 3 kusz3 ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _sa4_-sza2-_absin# 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2 gu4-ud sig rin2#_-[sza2-_si n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin x _rin2_-sza2]-_ulu3# 2 kusz3 ge6 27_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _rin2_-sza2-_si 1 kusz3 sig_ [_gu4_]-_ud 2 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [x x ...]

[...] x# 27 13 _kur_ musz _itu bi_ [_ki_]-_lam_ sze-im ina _sag# itu 4_(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) ina _til itu#_ [...]

[...] _sze-gisz-i3 1 pi sig2-hi--a 4 1_/2 _ma-na#_ a-na 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep2-szu2 i-nu-[szu2 ...]

[... _gu4-ud_ ina] _nim#_ ina _rin2 igi genna_ ina _absin an_ sza2 _szu2_-u2 _nu igi itu bi illu 4 si gin_ [...]

[... (d)_uri3_]-_gal_-lu _da e2_ (d)_gaszan-ni-na2-a gub_-uz _itu bi ka2_ x# [...] [_apin 1_ ...] _igi#_ ana szamasz2 _sig ge6 3 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi si_-_masz2 2 kusz3 3_ kal [_me_ ...]

[_apin 1_ ...] _igi#_ ana szamasz2 _sig ge6 3 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi si_-_masz2 2 kusz3 3_ kal [_me_ ...]

[... _ge6 5 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _suhur_]-ar2 1 1/2 _kusz3 5 dir an za ge6 6 dir an za ge6 7_(?)# [...]

[... N] _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin [...]

[...] _kusz3# 12 7 szu2 ge6 13 10 usz me_ musz# [...]

[... N] _kusz3_ ana _si nim ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 [...]

[...] 7 na sza2 dele-bat _ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin [...]

[... ana _ulu3_] _sig_ in 19 dele-bat ina _nim_ ina _gir2-tab_(?)# [_szu2_ ...]

[...] sza2#-_ulu3 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6#_ [...]

[...] 26 x# [...]

[...] x# [...]

AI Translation

... ... ... ... beginning of the night, the moon .

... Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni. Night of the 10th?, last part of the night, Venus was 2/3 cubit below Mercury. Night of the 11th, last part of the night, Saturn was ... below gamma Virginis .

... Jupiter, while moving back to the west, was 4 fingers above mu Geminorum. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1+x cubits behind alpha Arietis .

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Tauri. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above mu Geminorum, ... above Jupiter .

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of delta Cancri. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of epsilon Leonis. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was ... alpha Leonis .

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit ... theta Leonis, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below beta Virginis. Night .

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Virginis. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind alpha Virginis; last part of the night, Mercury was ... below beta Librae .

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits ... alpha Librae. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Librae, 2 cubits below Mercury, the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

... ... The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 13°, measured. That month, the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 4 panu 2 sutu, at the end of the month, .

... sesame, 1 panu; wool, 4 1/2 minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, .

... Mercury's first appearance in the east in Libra; Saturn was in Virgo; Mars, which had set, was not visible. That month, the river level rose 4 fingers .

... Uragogalu stood next to the house of Beltiya. That month, the gate ... .

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... became visible to the sun. Night of the 3rd, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni. The 3rd, all day .

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni. The 5th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th?, .

... nn cubits, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon .

... cubits. The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 7°. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 10°, measured .

... being nn cubits high to the north. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was behind .

... sunrise to moonset: 7°; of Venus. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was .

... low to the south. Around the 19th, Venus' last appearance in the east in Scorpius? .

... 1 1/2 cubits ... south. Night .

... 26th, ... .

Human

... ... ... ... ... beginning of the night, the moon ...

... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits ... delta Capricorni. Night of the 10th?, last part of the night, Venus was 2/3 cubit below Mercury. Night of the 11th, last part of the night, Saturn was ... below gamma Virginis ...

... Jupiter, while moving back to the west, was 4 fingers above mu Geminorum. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1+x cubits behind alpha Arietis ...

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Tauri. Night of the 16th, last part of the night,the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above mu Geminorum, ... above Jupiter ...

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of delta Cancri. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of e Leonis. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was ... alpha Leonis ...

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit ... theta Leonis, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below beta Virginis. Night ...

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Virginis. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind alpha Virginis; last part of the night, Mercury was ... below beta Librae ...

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits ... alpha Librae. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Librae, 2 cubits below Mercury, the moon being 1/2 cubit to ...

... ... The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 13°, measured. That month, ???valent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 4 panu 2 sutu, at the end of the month, ...

... sesame, 1 panu; wool, 4 1/2 minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, ...

... Mercury's first appearance in the east in Libra; Saturn was in Virgo; Mars, which had set, was not visible. That month, the river level rose 4 fingers ...

... ... stood at the side of the temple of Belet-Ninâ. That month, the gate ... ...

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... seen, it was low to the sun. Night of the 3rd, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni. The 3rd, all day ...

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits ... delta Capricorni. The 5th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th?, ...

... nn cubits, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon ...

... cubits. The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 7°. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 10°, measured ...

... nn cubits high to the north. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was behind ...

... rising of Venus to sunrise: 7°. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon ...

... low to the south. Around the 19th, Venus' last appearance in the east in Scorpius? ...

... ... 1 1/2 cubits. Night ...

... 26th, ... ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x# [...]

[...] _ta# 6_ ki _pap nu_ [_igi_ ...]

[...] _absin# 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _igi_ x [...]

[...] x#-10 _szu2 dir nu pap_ kal _me dir#_ [...]

[... kal] _me szu2-szu2 ge6 16 dir an dib_ ina _zalag2_ sin [...]

[...] x# _dib_ ina _kin-sig an pisan dib ge6 18 dir_ [...]

[...] _ge6 19 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-[_pa n n_ ...]

[...] _dir an za ge6 24#_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _suhur_-ar2 [_n n_ ...]

[...] x 28 11 _kur_ [x] _nu pap itu bi ki-lam_ [...]

[...] 4(_ban2_)# _sig2-hi--a 4 1_/2 _ma#_-[_na_] i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar#_ [...]

[... _an_ ina] _gu# en til itu_ [... _itu_] _bi illu#_ [...]

[...] x# [...]

AI Translation

... from the 6th, when I watched I did not see it .

... 2 1/2 cubits ... Virgo, in front of ... .

... moonset to sunrise: x° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; all day clouds .

... all day very overcast. Night of the 16th, clouds crossed the sky; last part of the night, the moon .

... ... crossed; in the afternoon, rain, PISAN DIB. Night of the 18th, clouds .

... Night of the 19th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... below theta Ophiuchi .

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Capricorni .

... ... The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 11° ... I did not watch. That month, the equivalent .

... 4 sutu; wool, 4 1/2 minas. At that time, Jupiter .

... Mars was in Aquarius, until the end of the month, ... That month, the river level .

Human

... ... ...

... from the 6th, when I watched I did not see it ...

... 2 1/2 cubits ... Virginis, in front of ... ...

... moonset to sunrise: x° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; all day clouds ...

... all day very overcast. Night of the 16th, clouds crossed the sky; last part of the night, the moon ...

... ... crossed?; in the afternoon, rain, PISAN DIB. Night of the 18th, clouds ...

... Night of the 19th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... below theta Ophiuchi ...

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Capricorni ...

... ... The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 11°; ..., I did not watch. That month, the equivalent ...

... 4 sutu; wool, 4 1/2 minas. At that time, Jupiter ...

... Mars was in Aquarius, until the end of the month, ... That month, the river level ...

... ... ...

X201709: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] sin# ina _igi rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1_ x# [...]

[... _ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_] sin ar2 _si4 2 1_/2 _kusz3 26 21_(?) [...]

[...] 4(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 1_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) _sig2-hi--a 4 1_/2 _ma#_-[_na_ ...]

[...] _genna#_ [ina] _absin# an_ sza2 _szu2_-u2 _nu igi itu bi illu 4 si gin#_ [...] [_gan 30_ x]+7-40 na-su _dir nu pap dir an za ge6 1 dir an za an utah_ kal [_ge6_ ...]

[_gan 30_ x]+7-40 na-su _dir nu pap dir an za ge6 1 dir an za an utah_ kal [_ge6_ ...]

[...] _dib ge6 3 sag ge6_ sin _sig suhur_-ar2 4 _si_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_ [...]

[... ina] sze#-ri3 _im-dugud kalag_ kal _me dir an za ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2-mul2 1_+[x ...]

[... _ge6 12_] _sag# ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 kusz3_ ar2 _mul2-babbar 1 kusz3_ ana _szu2_ (sic) _gub_ [...]

[... x]+50 na _dir nu pap szu2-szu2 ge6 14 2 me dir nu pap_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_ [...]

[... _ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig sag_]-_a 2# kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _lugal 1 kusz3_ [...]

[... x]+1 _kusz3 ge6 19 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3#_ [...]

[... _ge6 21_ ina] _zalag2_ sin ina _igi rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 5 kusz3 21_ ina _kin-sig dir an#_ [...]

[...] _ge6# 23 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_sig_-sza2#-[_sag_-_gir2-tab n n_ ...]

[...] _ge6# 25_ kal _ge6 dir an dib 25_ kal# [_me_ ...]

[... 27 _kak_]-_ban#_ ana _me e_-a [...]

[... _itu_] _bi# ki-lam sze#_ [...]

[...] [x x] [...]

AI Translation

... the moon was 1 ... in front of alpha Librae ... .

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii. The 26th, moonrise to sunrise: 21°? .

... 4 sutu; sesame, 1 panu 1 sutu; wool, 4 1/2 minas .

... Saturn was in Virgo; Mars, which had set, was not visible. That month, the river level rose 4 fingers .

Month IX, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: x+7° 40'; clouds, I did not watch; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 1st, clouds were in the sky, rain shower; all night .

... passed?. Night of the 3rd, beginning of the night, the moon was 4 fingers below delta Capricorni, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west .

... in the morning, heavy fog; all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1+x mm behind eta Tauri .

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of eta Geminorum, it stood 1 cubit behind Jupiter to the westsic .

... sunrise to moonset: x+50'; clouds, I did not watch; very overcast. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 2°; clouds, I did not watch; last part of the night, the moon was in front of .

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below epsilon Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Leonis .

... x+1 cubits. Night of the 19th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit below gamma Virginis .

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits in front of alpha Librae. The 21st, in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky .

... Night of the 23rd, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of pi Scorpii .

... Night of the 25th, all night clouds crossed the sky. The 25th, all day .

... the 27th, Sirius' acronychal rising .

... That month, the equivalent was: barley, .

Human

... the moon was 1 x# in front of alpha Librae ...

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii. The 26th, moonrise to sunrise: 21°? ...

... 4 sutu; sesame, 1 panu 1 sutu; wool, 4 1/2 minas ...

... Saturn was in Virgo; Mars, which had set, was not visible. That month, the river level rose 4 fingers ...

Month IX, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: x+7° 40'; clouds, I did not watch; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 1st, clouds were in the sky, rain shower, all night ...

... crossed?. Night of the 3rd, beginning of the night, the moon was 4 fingers below delta Capricorni, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west ...

... in the morning, heavy fog; all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1+x cubits behind eta Tauri ...

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of eta Geminorum, it stood 1 cubit behind Jupiter to the westsic ...

... sunrise to moonset: x+50'; clouds, I did not watch; very ???. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 2°; clouds, I did not watch; last part of the night, the moon was in front of ...

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits ... epsilon Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Leonis ...

... x+1 cubits. Night of the 19th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit below gamma Virginis ...

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits in front of alpha Librae. The 21st, in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky ...

... Night of the 23rd, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of pi Scorpii ...

... Night of the 25th, all night clouds crossed the sky. The 25th, all day ...

... The 27th, Sirius' acronychal rising ...

... That month, the equivalent was: barley, ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] [x] [...]

[...] _ulu3 mul2-babbar_ ana x# [...]

[...] ina _absin usz an_ ina _masz2_ [...]

[...] 4# _si lal pap 32_ na 29 4 _si_ [...] [_ziz2 30_ ...] _dir#_ musz _dir an za 1 dir an dib ge6 2 dir an dib_ [...]

[_ziz2 30_ ...] _dir#_ musz _dir an za 1 dir an dib ge6 2 dir an dib_ [...]

[... _ge6 5 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2-mul2_ x]+1 _kusz3_ ana _sza3_-szu2 _gin 5 dir an za ge6 6 dir an za sag ge6_ [...]

[...] x# _an utah 7_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib_ kal _me dir an za ge6 8 sag ge6#_ [...]

[...] _suhur_-_igi 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2 an_ e _suhur_-ar2 2 _si ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi#_ [...]

[... _ge6 11 sag ge6_ sin x _sag_-A x]+1 _kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig dir an za 11 dir an za ge6 12 sag ge6_ sin# [...]

[...] x _dib_(?)# 13 2-40 _szu2 dir nu pap 13 an-ku10_ sin sza2 _dib_ in 31(?) _me_ ana _szu2#_ [szamasz2 ...]

[...] 14 6 na musz _dir an za ge6 15 13_+[x _ge6_ ...]

[... _ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_] sin# ar2 _sa4 1 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [...]

[...] sin ana _nim dib_ ina _zalag2_ x# [...]

[...] 3(?) _kusz3_(?)# [...]

AI Translation

... south, Jupiter to ... .

... became stationary in Virgo; Mars was in Capricorn .

... receded 4 fingers, total: 32 was the na gauge; the 29th, it receded 4 fingers .

Month XI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky. The 1st, clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 2nd, clouds crossed the sky .

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was x+1 cubits in front of eta Tauri, it was set towards its inside. The 5th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, .

... ... rain shower. The 7th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky; all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, .

... 1 1/2 cubits ... gamma Capricorni; last part of the night, Mars was 2 fingers above delta Capricorni. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was in front of .

... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was x+1 cubits ... epsilon Leonis, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south; clouds were in the sky. The 11th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon .

... ... The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 2° 40'; clouds, I did not watch. The 13th, lunar eclipse which was omitted; at 31°? before sunset .

... The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 6°, measured; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 13+x° .

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

... the moon having passed ... to the east; last part of the night, ... .

... 3? cubits? .

Human

... ... ...

... south, Jupiter to ... ...

... became stationary in Virgo; Mars was in Capricorn ...

... receded 4 fingers, total: 32 was the na na-gauge; the 29th, ... 4 fingers ...

Month XI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky. The 1st, clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 2nd, clouds crossed the sky ...

... Night of the 5th, the moon was x+1 cubits ... eta Tauri, it was set toward its inside. The 5th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, ...

... ... rain shower. The 7th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky; all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, ...

... 1 1/2 cubits ... gamma Capricorni; last part of the night, Mars was 2 fingers above delta Capricorni. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was in front of ...

... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was x+1 cubits ... epsilon Leonis, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south; clouds ??? the sky. The 11th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon ...

... ... crossed?. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 2° 40'; clouds, I did not watch. The 13th, lunar eclipse which was omitted; at 31°? before sunset ...

... The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 6°, measured; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 13+x° ...

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit to ...

... the moon having passed to the east; last part of the night, ... ...

... 3? cubits? ...

X201711: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

[...] [...]

[...] _dir# an za 28 12-30 kur dir nu pap_ x# [...]

[...] _dir# an za ulu3 gin itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im ina _sag itu#_ [...]

[...] _itu# 1 gur 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) kas3 3 _gur 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) sah-le10 3(_barig_) _sze-gisz-i3 5_(_ban2_) _sig2_ [...]

[...] _sag# itu_ ina zib-_me_ in 9 dele-bat ina _szu2_ ina _hun szu2 gu4-ud_ ina _sag itu_ [...]

[...] 16# _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _hun szu2 mul2-babbar_ sza2 _szu2_-u2# _nu igi_ [...]

[...] _u gin pap 21_ na _ta 11 en 10_+x# [...]

[...] x x# [...]

AI Translation

... clouds were in the sky. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 12° 30'; clouds, I did not watch ... .

... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. That month, the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, .

... of the month, 1 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; mustard, 3 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 3 panu; sesame, 5 sutu; wool, .

... beginning of the month, in Pisces; around the 9th, Venus' last appearance in the west in Aries; Mercury, in the beginning of the month, .

... The 16th, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Aries; Jupiter, which had set, was not visible .

... rose ..., total: 21 was the na gauge; from the 11th to the 10+xth, .

Human

... ...

... clouds were in the sky. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 12° 30'; clouds, I did not watch ... ...

... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. That month, the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, ...

... month, 1 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; mustard, 3 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 3 panu; sesame, 5 sutu; wool, ...

... Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Pisces; around the 9th, Venus last appearance in the west in Aries; Mercury, in the beginning of the month, ...

... the 16th, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Aries; Jupiter, which had set, was not visible ...

... rose nn fingers, total: 21 was the na na-gauge; from the 11th to the 10+xth, ...

... ... ...

X201712: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu_] 1 _me 40 ne ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin x _mul2#_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-nu 1 1/2 _kusz3_

[x] 18# _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _sag_-_a szu2_ [x (x)]

[_ge6 19_] ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag#_-[_hun_]

[_n n_] 19 _si gin ge6 20_ ina _zalag2#_ [sin]

[_sig_(?)] _mul2#-mul2 2_/3 _kusz3_ ina _igi mul2#_-[_babbar_]

[_n n_] ana _szu2 gub 20 si szar2 ge6#_ [21]

[ina _zalag2_] sin# e is-le10 3 [_kusz3_ ina _igi_]

[_an n_] _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub 21 si_(?)# [x (x)]

[_ge6_] 22# ina _zalag2_ sin _sig szur_-[_gigir_-sza2-_si_]

[_n n_] sin i-s,a ana _nim dib#_ [x x (x)]

[x x] _ge6 23#_ ina _zalag2_ sin# [...]

AI Translation

Year 140, month V, night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits ... eta Piscium,

... The 18th, Mercury's last appearance in the east in the beginning of Leo .

Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Arietis,

The 19th, the north wind blew. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was

2/3 cubit below? eta Tauri, it stood in front of Jupiter

stood ... in front of Saturn to the west. The 20th, gusty north wind. Night of the 21st,

last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above alpha Tauri,

it stood nn cubits in front of Mars to the west. The 21st, the north? wind .

Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri,

the moon having passed a little to the east .

... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon .

Human

Year 140, month V, night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon 2 was 1 1/2 cubits ... eta Piscium.

... The 18th, Mercury's last appearance in the east in the beginning of Leo ...

Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Arietis.

The 19th, the north wind blew. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was

2/3 cubit below? eta Tauri, it stood ... in front of Jupiter

to the west. The 20th, gusty north wind. Night of the 21st,

last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above alpha Tauri,

it stood nn cubits in front of Mars to the west. The 21st, the north? wind ...

Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Tauri,

the moon having passed a little to the east ...

... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon ...

Left

Akkadian

[...] x x# [...]

[...] 1# _kusz3_ [...]

AI Translation

... 1 cubit ...

Human

... ... ...

... 1 cubit ...

Reverse

Akkadian

_itu bi u4 11-kam2 lu2-gal erin2-mesz kur_ [_uri-ki_ ...]

ana _e-ki ku4_-ub _u4 13-kam2_ ana _e2_-[_sag-il2 ku4_-ub]

6 _siskur-siskur-mesz_ ana (d)_en_ (d)_gaszan_-ia2 _dingir-mesz gal-mesz_ u# [ana bul-t,u]

sza2 ((ana)) _lugal-mesz du3_-usz _u4 bi_ ana _e2_-_u4-1-kam2 ku4_-ub

ina(?)# _igi_ sza2 (d)_innin tin-tir-ki aga_(?)-_mesz dingir-mesz gal-mesz_

sza2# ina lib3-bi szak-nu 3 _siskur-siskur_ ana (d)_en_ (d)_gaszan_-ia2 (d)(disz)_nin tin-tir#-ki_

_dingir#-mesz gal-mesz_ u ana bul-t,u sza2 _lugal-mesz du3_-usz usz-kin-nu

_u4#_ x-_kam2_(?) _ta_ (_e-ki_ ana)

AI Translation

That month, the 11th, the general of Babylonia .

entered Babylon. The 13th, he entered Esangil.

6 sacrifices for Bel and Beltiya, the great gods, and for the life of the king, my lord.

which he performed for the kings. That day, he entered the king's house.

In the presence of Ishtar of Babylon, the crowns? of the great gods,

who are placed there, 3 sacrifices for Bel, Beltiya, and Bel of Babylon.

The great gods and for the life of the kings they established it.

On the xth day: from Babylon to

Human

That month, the 11th, The commander of the troops of ...

entered Babylon. The 13th, to the temple ...

he made 6 sacrifices to Bel and Beltiya, the great gods ...

of the kings. That day, he entered the Akitu temple.

In? front of Ishtar of Babylon and the crowns? of the great gods

which are set up in it, he performed 3 sacrifices for Bel, Beltiya, Ishtar of Babylon,

the great gods, and for the life of the kings, and prostrated himself.

The xth, he went out from Babylon and to

Top

Akkadian

[_uru_]-se-lu-ke-'a-a _uru lugal_(?)-u2(?)-tu# sza2 ana muh-hi

_id2-idigna_ u _id2 lugal e3_

AI Translation

Seleucia, the royal city which is on

The King's Canal and the King's Canal went out.

Human

Seleucia, the royal city which is on

the Tigris and the royal canal.

X201713: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 40-kam2_ (disz)an u (disz)an _a#_-[szu2 _lugal-mesz_]

_itu-apin 1 10 usz_ na-su _ge6 2#_ [sin x dele-bat]

1 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ in 2 _mul2#_-[_babbar_ ana _me e_-a]

_ge6 5_ sin ar2 _si_-_masz2 2 kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana [_ulu3 sig_]

5# _dir an za si gin ge6 6_ sin _sig suhur_-ar2#

1 1/2 _kusz3 6 dir an za ge6 7 dir an za si gin_

7# _dir an za si gin ge6 8 dir an za_

kal# _ge6 szu2-szu2 si szar2 kalag 8_ kal _me dir an za si gin_

[_ge6_] 9 _dir an za si gin 9 dir an za si gin_

[_ge6_] 10# sin ina _igi dur_-nu-[nu] 2(?)# _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_

[ana] _ulu3# sig_ kal _ge6 dir an za si gin_

[10 ina sze]-ri3(?)# _dir an za si gin ge6 11_

[sin _sig_] _mul2#_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun 3 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_

[ana x x] 11# 7-10 _szu2_ musz

AI Translation

Year 140, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son.

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 10°. Night of the 2nd, the moon was

the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. Around the 2nd, Jupiter's acronychal rising.

Night of the 5th, the moon was 2 cubits behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south.

The 5th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 6th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below delta Capricorni,

The 6th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

The 7th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky.

all night very overcast, strong gusty north wind. The 8th, all day clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 9th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. The 9th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 10th, the moon was 2? cubits in front of eta Piscium, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits

low to the south; all night clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

The 10th, in the morning?, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 11th,

the moon was 3 cubits below beta Arietis, the moon being 1/2 cubit

to ... The 11th, moonset to sunrise: 7° 10', measured.

Human

Year 140, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son.

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 10°. Night of the 2nd, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits ... Venus, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. Around the 2nd, Jupiter's acronychal rising.

Night of the 5th, the moon was 2 cubits behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south.

The 5th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 6th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below delta Capricorni.

The 6th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

The 7th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky;

all night very overcast, strong gusty north wind. The 8th, all day clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 9th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. The 9th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 10th, the moon was 2? cubits in front of eta Piscium, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits

low to the south; all night clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

The 10th, in the morning?, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 11th,

the mmoon was 3 cubits below beta Arietis, the moon being 1/2 cubit

... The 11th, moonset to sunrise: 7° 10', measured.

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _me# dir_ musz _usan_ sin

[...] 3# _kusz3_ ina _zalag2 dir sal an za ulu3 szar2_

[...] _dir_ musz _dir an za ulu3 gin_

[x x _dir_] _sal# an za an-bar7_ szamasz2 _tur3 nigin_

[_ka2_-szu2 ana x] _bad ge6 14 1 ge6 dir_ musz

AI Translation

... moonrise to sunset: nn°, measured despite clouds; first part of the night, the moon was

... 3 cubits; last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky, gusty south wind.

... measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew.

... thin clouds were in the sky; at noon, the sun was surrounded by a halo

its gate was open to ... Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 1°, measured despite clouds;

Human

... moonrise to sunset: nn, measured despite clouds; first part of the night, the moon was

3 cubits ...; last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky, gusty south wind.

... measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew.

... thin clouds were in the sky; around noon, the sun was surrounded by a halo,

its gate was open to the ... Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 1°, measured despite clouds.

X201714: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me#_ [40-_kam2_ ...]

_ge6 11 dir sal an_ (_za_) sin(?) [...]

ina _igi genna 1 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub ge6#_ [12 ...]

sin ina _igi dele 3 kusz3 12_ [...]

_ge6 13_ sin ina _igi sa4_-[sza2-_absin n n_ ...]

13 _dir an za si_(?)# _gin ge6#_ [...]

[x x] musz# 14 1 _szu2_ [...]

[...] _ulu3 gin ge6 15#_ [...]

[... ina] _zalag2#_ sin ina _igi rin2#_-[sza2-_ulu3 n n_ ...]

[...] 15 5-40 [...]

[...] 16(?)# _dir an za_ [...]

AI Translation

Year 140 ...

Night of the 11th, thin clouds were in the sky; the moon? .

it stood 1 cubit in front of Saturn to the west. Night of the 12th, .

the moon was 3 cubits in front of gamma Virginis. The 12th, .

Night of the 13th, the moon was ... in front of alpha Virginis .

The 13th, clouds were in the sky, the north? wind blew. Night .

... measured. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 1° .

... the south wind blew. Night of the 15th, .

... last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Librae .

... the 15th, 5° 40' .

... The 16th?, clouds were in the sky .

Human

Year 140 ...

Night of the 11th, thin clouds were in the sky; the moon? ...

it stood 1 cubit in front of Saturn to the west. Night of the 12th, ...

the moon was 3 cubits in front of gamma Virginis. The 12th, ...

Night of the 13th, the moon was ... in front of alpha Virginis ...

The 13th, clouds were in the sky, the north? wind blew. Night ...

... measured. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 1° ...

... the south wind blew. Night of the 15th ...

... last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Librae ...

... The 15th, sunrise to moonset?: 5° 40' ...

... 16th?, clouds were in the sky ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin [...]

[...] _igi_(?)# 2 _kusz3 16_ [...]

AI Translation

... were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon .

... 2 cubits ... The 16th, .

Human

... were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon ...

... ... 2 cubits. The 16th, ...

Bottom

Akkadian

14 _lal2_-ti3 _nu_ [_pap_]

AI Translation

The 14th, equinox; I did not watch.

Human

The 14th, equinox; I did not watch.

X201715: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 40-kam2_ (disz)an u (disz)an A-szu2 _lugal#-mesz_ [_dir-sze_ (x)]

_ge6 10 dir an za_ sin ina _igi gisz-kun_-_a 1#_ [_kusz3_]

sin 2 _kusz3#_ ana _ulu3 sig_ kal _ge6 dir an za#_ [x x]

10 _dir an za kur gin ge6 11 dir sal an za_

sin ina _igi giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _igi genna 1 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub#_

_ge6 12_ sin ina _igi dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 3 kusz3 12 dir an za si gin_

_ge6 13_ sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2-_absin 3 kusz3 13 dir an za si gin_

_ge6 14 9 me dir_ musz 14 1 _szu2_ musz _dir an za ulu3 gin_

14 _lal2_-ti3 _nu pap ge6 15 5 ge6 usan_ sin

ina _igi rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 2 1_/2 _kusz3 15 5-40 ge6_ musz _ulu3 gin_

ina _kin-sig dir an za ge6 16 dir an za_

ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi sag gir2-tab 2 kusz3 16 si gin_

_ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig si4 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib#_

17 _si#_ sza2 kap _mar gar gin szed7 ge6 18_

_si gin szed7_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2 kusz3#_

sin i-s,a ana _nim dib 18 im szar2_

[... _ge6_] 19 kal _ge6 dir an za#_

AI Translation

Year 140, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son. Month XII2,

Night of the 10th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 1 cubit in front of theta Leonis,

the moon being 2 cubits low to the south; all night clouds were in the sky .

The 10th, clouds were in the sky, the east wind blew. Night of the 11th, thin clouds were in the sky.

the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis, it stood 1 cubit in front of Saturn to the west.

Night of the 12th, the moon was 3 cubits in front of gamma Virginis. The 12th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 13th, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Virginis. The 13th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 9°, measured despite clouds. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 1°, measured; clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew.

The 14th, equinox; I did not watch. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 5°; first part of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Librae. The 15th, sunset to moonrise: 5° 40', measured; the south wind blew.

in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 16th, clouds were in the sky;

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of the head of Scorpius. The 16th, the north wind blew.

Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below alpha Scorpii, the moon having passed a little to the east.

The 17th, the north wind which was set to the west side blew, cold. Night of the 18th,

the north wind blew, cold; last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below theta Ophiuchi,

the moon having passed a little to the east. The 18th, gusty wind.

... Night of the 19th, all night clouds were in the sky

Human

Year 140, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son. Month XII,2,

Night of the 10th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 1 cubit in front of theta Leonis,

the moon being 2 cubits low to the south; all night clouds were in the sky ...

The 10th, clouds were in the sky, the east wind blew. Night of the 11th, thin clouds were in the sky;

the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis, it stood 1 cubit in front of Saturn to the west.

Night of the 12th, the moon ws 3 cubits in front of gamma Virginis. The 12th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 13th, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Virginis. The 13th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 9°; measured despite clouds. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 1°, measrued; clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew.

The 14th, equinox; I did not watch. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 5°; first part of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Librae. The 15th, sunrise to moonset!: 5° 40', measured; the south wind blew;

in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 16th, clouds were in the sky;

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of the head of Scorpius. The 16th, the north wind blew.

Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below alpha Scorpii, the moon having passed a little to the east.

The 17th, the north wind which was set to the west side blew; cold. Night of the 18th,

the north wind blew; cold; last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below theta Ophiuchi,

the moon having passed a little to the east. The 18th, gusty wind,

... Night of the 19th, all night clouds were in the sky.

Reverse

Akkadian

_a-itu_ (error for: _illu_) _ta 1 en 6 2_/3 _kusz3 lal pap_ [N na _ta_] 7

_en 10 1 kusz3 8 si gin pap 9#_ [na _ta 11_] _en#_

14 1/2 _kusz3 lal pap 12_(?) na _ta# 15 en 17#_

1/2 _kusz3 gin pap 9_ na _ta 18 en 20_(?)+[x x]

AI Translation

Month VII, error for: flood, from the 1st to the 6th, it receded 2/3 cubit, total: nn was the na gauge. From the 7th,

until the 10th, it rose 1 cubit 8 fingers, total: 9 was the na gauge; from the 11th to

receded 14 1/2 cubits, total: 12? was the na gauge; from the 15th to the 17th,

rose 1/2 cubit, total: 9 was the na gauge; from the 18th to the 20+xth,

Human

The river level from the 1st to the 6th receded 2/3 cubit, total: nn was the na na-gauge; from the 7th

to the 10th, it rose 1 cubit 8 fingers, total: 9 was the na na-gauge; from the 11th to

14th, it receded 1/2 cubit, total: 12? was the na na-gauge; from the 15th to the 17th,

it rose 1/2 cubit, total: 9 was the na na-gauge; from the 18th to the 20+xth ...

X201731: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu 1 me 38-kam2_ (disz)an-ti-'u-uk-su u (disz)an]-ti-'u-uk-su A-szu2 _lugal-mesz itu-du6#_ [...]

[... _ge6 2_ sin ina _igi_] _mul2#_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 3 3 dir an za ge6 5_ (sic) _sag ge6#_ [...]

[...] _dir an dib ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2-babbar 1_/3 _kusz3_ ana _nim_ sin 2# [_kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ...]

[... _ge6_] 12# _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun 1 kusz3 sig an 1_/2 _kusz3_ i-[s,a] sin# ana _nim dib#_ [...]

[... _ge6 14 n_] _me# dir_ musz _dir an za sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2-mul2 1# kusz3_ i-s,a sin ana _szu2 lal 14_ ina _kin_(?)-[_sig_(?) ...]

[... _ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _szur_-_gigir_-sza2]-_ulu3# 1 kusz3 16_ kal# _me szu2-szu2 an utah ge6 17 sag ge6 dir an dib_ ina _zalag2_ sin# [ar2 _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa n n_ ...]

[...] 1/2 _kusz3_(?) sin# [ana] _ulu3_(?)# _sig_(?) _ge6# 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 1 1_/2(?) [_kusz3_ ...]

[... _ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin e] _lugal# 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ in _en 21# an_ ana _szu2_ ki _usz_-a _sig mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-nu# [_n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_]-_tur#_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal 2 kusz3_ ar2 _genna 2 kusz3 4 si_ ana _nim gub ge6 23_ [...]

[...] _an# za ge6 24 dir an dib_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si#_ [_nim_ ...]

[... _ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_] _sa4#_-sza2-_absin 1 kusz3 25 dir an dib ge6 26 dir an dib 26 dir an#_ [...]

[... ana] _ulu3# sig 27 szu2-szu2 an utah ge6 28_ kal _ge6 szu2-szu2_ ina _zalag2 dir an dib ge6#_ [...]

[...] _an dib an utah_ (d)_im 2_-szu2 3-szu2 _gu3_-szu2 _szub_-di _ge6 30 30 dir an dib#_ [...]

[...] sah#-le10 3(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 1 pi sig2-hi--a 3 ma-na_ i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _gu_ dele#-[bat ...]

[...] _en# til itu 1_/2 _kusz3 gin pap 33_ na [_itu-apin 1_ ... sin ar2] _gu4#-ud 2 kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 1 gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _pa igi kur nim_-a 16(?)# [na-su ...]

[_itu-apin 1_ ... sin ar2] _gu4#-ud 2 kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 1 gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _pa igi kur nim_-a 16(?)# [na-su ...]

[...] x# _dir an dib 4 dir an za ge6 5 sag# ge6_ sin _igi mul2-babbar_ x# [...]

[... _an_] _utah# ge6 7 sag_(?)# [_ge6_(?) ...] x# [x x] _an#_ [...]

[...] x# [...]

AI Translation

Year 138, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son. Month VII, .

... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 3rd and the 3rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5thsic, beginning of the night, .

... clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon stood 1/3 cubit behind Jupiter to the east, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south .

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of beta Arietis, 1/2 cubit below Mars, the moon having passed a little to the east .

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: nn°, measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit below eta Tauri, the moon being a little back to the west. The 14th, in the afternoon?, .

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind zeta Tauri. The 16th, all day very overcast, rain shower. Night of the 17th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind gamma Geminorum .

... 1/2 cubit?, the moon being low? to the south?. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2? cubits in front of delta Cancri .

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Leonis. Around the 21st, when Mars became stationary to the west, it became stationary ... below eta Piscium .

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind rho Leonis, it stood 2 cubits 4 fingers behind Saturn to the east. Night of the 23rd, .

... were in the sky. Night of the 24th, clouds crossed the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of gamma Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north .

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Virginis. The 25th, clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 26th, clouds crossed the sky. The 26th, clouds ... the sky .

... low to the south. The 27th, very overcast, rain shower. Night of the 28th, all night very overcast; last part of the night, clouds crossed the sky. Night .

... crossed the sky, rain shower; it thundered twice or thrice. Night of the 30th and the 30th, clouds crossed the sky .

... cress, 3 panu 2 sutu; sesame, 1 panu; wool, 3 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Aquarius; Venus .

... until the end of the month, the river level rose 1/2 cubit, total: 33 was the na gauge.

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... the moon was 2 cubits behind Mercury, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 1st, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Sagittarius; it was bright and high, sunset to setting of Mercury: 16°? .

... ... clouds crossed the sky. The 4th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of Jupiter .

... rain shower. Night of the 7th, beginning? of the night?, ... ... rain .

Human

Year 138, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son. Month VII, ...

... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 3rd and the 3rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5thsic, beginning of the night, ...

... clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon stood 1/3 cubit behind Jupiter to the east, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south ...

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of beta Arietis, 1/2 cubit below Mars, the moon having passed a little to the east ...

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: nn°, measured despite clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit below eta Tauri, the moon being a little back to the west. The 14th, in the afternoon? ...

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind zeta Tauri. The 16th, all day very overcast, rain shower. Night of the 17th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind gamma Geminorum ...

..., the moon being 1/2 cubit? low to the south?. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2? cubits in front of delta Cancri ...

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Leonis. Around until the 21st, when Mars became stationary to the west, it became stationary ... below eta Piscium ...

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind rho Leonis, it stood 2 cubits 4 fingers behind Saturn to the east. Night of the 23rd, ...

... were in the sky. Night of the 24th, clouds crossed the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of gamma Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north ...

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Virginis. The 25th, clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 26th, clouds crossed the sky. The 26th, clouds ... the sky ...

... low to the south. The 27th, very overcast, rain shower. Night of the 28th, all night very overcast; last part of the night, clouds crossed the sky. Night ...

... crossed the sky, rain shower, it thundered twice or thrice. Night of the 30th and the 30th, clouds crossed the sky ...

... cress, 3 panu 2 sutu; sesame, 1 panu; wool, 3 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Aquarius; Venus ...

... until the end of the month, the river level rose 1/2 cubit, total: 33 was the na na-gauge.

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... the moon was 2 cubits behind Mercury, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 1st, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Sagittarius; it was bright and high, sunset to setting of Mercury: 16°? ...

... ... clouds crossed the sky. The 4th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was x# in front of Jupiter ...

... rain shower. Night of the 7th, beginning? of the night?, ... ... ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] [...]

[...] _a-gub2-ba-mesz_ [x] [...]

[...] x#-_mesz_ ana _siskur-mesz mu_-a-ti3 [_lu2-e_]-_ki-mesz_ x# [...] [_itu-sze 30_ ...] _ge6 2 sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 4 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6_ [...] x# [...]

[_itu-sze 30_ ...] _ge6 2 sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 4 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6_ [...] x# [...]

[...] 8 _si 3 gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _hun szu2 nu pap 3_ kal _me dir ir2 tuh ge6#_ [N x x] _dir an_ [...]

[... sin ina _igi an_ x]+1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 2 kusz3 ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin [ina _igi masz_]-_masz_-sza2-_sipa 1 1_/2(?)# [_kusz3_ ...]

[...] x# _ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 3 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin _sig sag#_-A [...]

[...] _usan# an_ e _szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_ulu3 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 11 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _lugal 1 kusz3_ ar2 _genna 20 si_ ana _nim gub_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim#_ [...]

[...] ana _nim dib 12 mul2-babbar_ ina zib-_me igi kur nim_-a 10-30 na-su in 11 _igi ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin e _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1 kusz3#_ [...]

[...] _dir# an dib 14 4-30 szu2_ musz _ge6 15 12-30 me_ musz _dir an za sag ge6_ sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2-_absin 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2#_ [...]

[... x]+2 na _dir_ musz _an-ku10_ sin 5 _ab2_ sza2 _dib#_ in 47 _me nim_-a _ge6 16 5_(?)-30 _ge6 dir nu pap_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi rin2_-sza2#-[_ulu3 n n_ ...]

[...] _dir# an za 17 dir an za ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi si4 1 kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ x# [...]

[...] 3 _kusz3 20 dir an dib an utah u 2_-szu2 3#-[szu2] _gu3_-[szu2] _szub_-di _ge6 21 dir an dib_ x# [...]

[...] _gir2 gu3 u an_ rad _pisan dib na4 szur_-nun _ge6 20_+[x] _usan an_ e _mul2_-ar2(?)#-sza2-sze#-[pit2-_masz-masz n n_ ...]

[... in _en 23_(?) _genna_ ana] _szu2#_ ki _usz_-a 6 _si_ e _lugal usz ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _suhur#_-ar2 2(?)# [...]

[...] ana _ulu3 sig 27 13-40 kur dir_ musz 28 _dir an za ge6 29_ [...]

[... x]+1 _me nim_-a _ge6 30 usan_ dele-bat _sig szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si 1#_ [_kusz3_] 8# _si itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im# [...]

[...] _sze#-gisz 1 pi 3_ qa _sig2-hi--a 3 1_/2 _ma-na_ i#-[nu-szu2 ...] dele-bat ina _sag_(?) _itu_(?) ina(?)# [...]

[... _itu_] _bi# illu ta 1 en 7 2 si_ [...]

AI Translation

... the agubbû-vessels ... .

... ... for those sacrifices of the Babylonians ... .

Month XII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, beginning of the night, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night ... ... .

... 8 fingers. The 3rd, Mercury's last appearance in the west in Aries; I did not watch. The 3rd, all day clouds crossed the sky, rain shower. Night of the nnth, ... clouds ... the sky .

... the moon stood x+1/2 cubits in front of Mars to the west. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of eta Geminorum. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2? cubits in front of gamma Geminorum .

... ... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above delta Cancri, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below epsilon Leonis .

... first part of the night, Mars was 1 1/2 cubits above zeta Tauri. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Leonis, it stood 20 fingers behind Saturn to the east, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north .

... having passed to the east. The 12th, Jupiter's first appearance in Pisces; it was bright and high, rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 10° 30'; ideal first appearance on the 11th. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit above beta Virginis .

... clouds crossed the sky. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 4° 30', measured. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 12° 30', measured; clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Virginis; last part of the night, .

... sunrise to moonset: x+2°, measured despite clouds; lunar eclipse which was omitted; at 47° after sunrise. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 5°? 30'; clouds, I did not watch; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Librae .

... clouds were in the sky. The 17th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north ... .

... 3 cubits. The 20th, clouds crossed the sky, rain shower, it thundered twice or thrice. Night of the 21st, clouds crossed the sky ... .

... lightning, thunder, cloudburst, PISAN DIB, PISAN DIB. Night of the 20+xth, first part of the night, Mars was ... above mu Geminorum .

... around the 23rd?, when Saturn became stationary to the west, it became stationary 6 fingers above alpha Leonis. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 2? ... behind delta Capricorni .

... low to the south. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 13° 40', measured despite clouds. The 28th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 29th, .

... x+1° high to the north. Night of the 30th, first part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit 8 fingers below beta Tauri. That month, the equivalent was: barley, .

... sesame, 1 panu 3 qa; wool, 3 1/2 minas. At that time, ... Venus, in the beginning? of the month, was in? .

... That month, the river level from the 1st to the 7th rose 2 fingers .

Human

... ...

... holy water basins ... ...

... ... for these offerings ... ...

Month XII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, beginning of the night, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night ... ... ...

... 8 fingers. The 3rd, Mercury's last appearance in the west in Aries; I did not watchd. The 3rd, all day clouds crossed the sky, rain so that the sandal was removed. Night ... clouds ... the sky ...

... the moon stood x+1/2 cubits in front of Mars to the west. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of eta Geminorum. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2? cubits in front of gamma Geminorum ...

... ... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above delta Cancri, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below epsilon Leonis ...

... first part of the night, Mars was 1 1/2 cubits above zeta Tauri. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Leonis, it stood 20 fingers behind Saturn to the east, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north ...

... having passed to the east. The 12th, Jupiter's first appearance in Pisces; it was bright and high, rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 10° 30'; ideal first appearance on the 11th. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit above beta Virginis ...

... clouds crossed the sky. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 4° 30', measured. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 12° 30', measured, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Virginis; last part of the night, ...

... sunrise to moonset: x+2°, measured despite clouds; lunar eclipse of 5 months distance which was omitted; at 47° after sunrise. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 5°? 30'; clouds, I did not watch; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Librae ...

... clouds were in the sky. The 17th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north ... ...

... 3 cubits. The 20th, clouds crossed the sky, rain shower, it thundered twice or thrice. Night of the 21st, clouds crossed the sky ... ...

... lightning, thunder, cloudburst, PISAN DIB, it hailed. Night of the 20+xth, first part of the night, Mars was ... above mu? Geminorum ...

... around until? the 23rd?, when Saturn became stationary to the west, it became stationary 6 fingers above alpha Leonis. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 2? mm behind delta Capricorni ...

... low to the south. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 13° 40', measured despite clouds. The 28th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 29th, ...

... at x+1° after sunrise. Night of the 30th, first part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit 8 fingers below beta Tauri. That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley ...

... sesame, 1 panu 3 qa; wool, 3 1/2 minas. At that time, ... Venus, in the beginning? of the month?, was in? ...

... That month, the river level from the 1st to the 7th ... 2 fingers ...

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Akkadian

[...] _itu#-bar en til itu-du6_ sza2 _mu 1 me 38-kam2_ (disz)an#-[ti-'u-uk-su ...]

AI Translation

... month I to the end of month VII of year 138, Antiochus .

Human

... month I to the end of month VII of year 138, Antiochus ...

X201732: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] _ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _dele_-sza2#-[_igi_-_absin n n_ ...]

[...] _ge6 25_ ina _zalag2#_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_murub4_-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab_ [N ...]

[...] _en# 27 genna_ ana _nim#_ ki _usz_-u2 6 _si_ ar2 _mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal genna 5_(?) [...]

[...] sze#-im 2(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _zu2-lum 1_(_gur_) _gur 3_(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) kas3 3(_gur_) _gur_ sah-le10 1(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 1 pi sig2_-[_hi--a_ ...]

[x x x _gu4_]-_ud#_ ina _nim_ ina _gir2-tab igi genna_ ina _a an#_ [ina] _hun# itu bi illu ta 4 en 10 2_/3 _kusz3 gin pap 30_+[x na ...] [_itu-gan 30_] 12 na-su musz ana szamasz2 _sig_ sin ar2# [_si_]-_masz2# 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ [...]

[_itu-gan 30_] 12 na-su musz ana szamasz2 _sig_ sin ar2# [_si_]-_masz2# 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ [...]

[x x] _gir2 gu3 u an_ rad _pisan_(?)# [i]-s,a _dib 2 dir_(?) _an_(?) _dib# an_(?) ne2(?)-hi(?) [...]

[_n n_] ana _nim dib ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin _sig dur_-nu-nu [_n n_ ...]

[_ge6 10_] _sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2-mul2 2 kusz3 szed7_ ik-te#-[szir ...]

[x x] x# 1 _kusz3 szed7_ szir _ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin# [...]

[x x] 1# _kusz3 14 6_ na musz _szed7_ szir _si gin#_ [... _ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin] e# _mul2_-ar2-sza2#-[_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 n n_ ...]

[_ge6 16 sag_(?)] _ge6_(?)# _szed7_ szir ina _zalag2_ sin _sig sag_-_a 2_ [_kusz3 ... ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_]-_tur#_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim ge6_(?)# [...]

[x x x ana] _si# nim_(?) ina _zalag2 genna_ ana _szu2_ ina _lal_-szu2 e _mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4#-[_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal n n_ ... (_ge6 18_) ina _zalag2_ sin _sig gisz_]-_kun#_-_a 3 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin e

[_giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a n n_] 19 szamasz2 _gub ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin#_ [_n n ... ge6 21_] ina _zalag2_ sin e _sa4_-sza2-_absin 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ i-s,a sin ana _nim dib ge6 22#_

[ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi rin2_ sza2] _ulu3# 3 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig rin2#_-[sza2-_si n n_ ...] _ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-_murub4_-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab kusz3 24 kak-ban_ ana _me e_-[a]

[_ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin x _mul2_]-_kur#_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 5_/6(?) _kusz3#_ [...] _an# za ge6 28 28 dir an za 29 dir an dib ge6 30_(?) [x x]

[...] x# [...] ina _til itu 1_(_gur_) _gur 4_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) kas3 3(_gur_) _gur_ sah 1(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _sze_-[_gisz_ ...]

[...] x# _itu bi illu ta 1 en#_ [...]

AI Translation

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind gamma Virginis .

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of delta Scorpii .

... until the 27th, when Saturn became stationary to the east, 6 fingers behind rho Leonis, Saturn being 5? .

... barley, 2 panu 2 sutu; dates, 1 kurru 3 panu 2 sutu; mustard, 3 kurru; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, 1 panu; wool, .

... Mercury's first appearance in the east in Scorpius; Saturn was in Leo; Mars was in Aries. That month, the river level from the 4th to the 10th rose 2/3 cubit, total: 30+x was the na gauge .

Month IX, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 12°, measured; it was low to the sun; the moon was 1/2 cubit behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south .

... lightning, thunder, cloudburst, a little PISAN DIB. The 2nd, clouds? crossed the sky?, slow? rain? .

having passed ... to the east. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below eta Piscium .

Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind eta Tauri; the cold became severe .

... ... 1 cubit; the cold became severe. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon .

... 1 cubit. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 6°, measured; the cold became severe, the north wind blew ... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was ... above delta Cancri .

Night of the 16th, beginning? of the night?, the cold became severe; last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below epsilon Leonis ... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of rho Leonis, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north. Night? .

... high? to the north; last part of the night, Saturn, while moving back to the west, was ... above rho Leonis ... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits below theta Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was ... above

beta Virginis. The 19th, solstice. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below gamma Virginis ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 22nd,

last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Librae. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Librae ... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind delta Scorpii. The 24th, Sirius' acronychal rising.

Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 5/6? cubit ... theta Ophiuchi ... were in the sky. Night of the 28th and the 28th, clouds were in the sky. The 29th, clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 30th?, .

... ... ... at the end of the month, 1 kurru 4 panu 1 sutu; mustard, 3 kurru; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, .

... ... That month, the river level from the 1st to .

Human

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind gamma Virginis ...

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 mm in front of delta Scorpii ...

... until the 27th, when Saturn became stationary to the east, it became stationary 6 fingers behind rho Leonis, Saturn being 5? ...

... barley, 2 panu 2 sutu; dates, 1 kurru 3 panu 2 sutu; mustard, 3 kurru; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, 1 panu; wool, ...

... Mercury's first appearance in the east in Scorpius; Saturn was in Leo; Mars was in Aries. That month, the river level from the 4th to the 10th rose 2/3 cubit, total: 30+x was the na na-gauge ...

Month IX, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 12°, measured; it was low to the sun; the moon was 1/2 cubit behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south ...

... lightning, thunder, cloudburst, a little PISAN? DIB. The 2nd, clouds? crossed the sky?, slow? rain? ...

having passed ... to the east. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below eta Piscium ...

Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind eta Tauri; the cold became severe ...

... ... 1 cubit; the cold became severe. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon ...

... 1 cubit. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 6°, measured; the cold became severe, the north wind blew ... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was ... above delta Cancri ...

Night of the 16th, beginning? of the night?, the cold became severe; last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below epsilon Leonis ... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of rho Leonis, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north. Night? ...

... high? to the north; last part of the night, Saturn, while moving back to the west, was ... above rho Leonis ... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits below theta Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was ... above

beta Virginis. The 19th, solstice. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below gamma Virginis ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 22nd,

last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Librae. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Librae ... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind delta Scorpii. The 24th, Sirius' acronychal rising.

Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 5/6? cubit ... theta Ophiuchi ... were in the sky. Night of the 28th and the 28th, clouds were in the sky. The 29th, clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 30th?, ...

... ... ... at the end of the month, 1 kurru 4 panu 1 sutu; mustard, 3 kurru; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, ...

... ... That month, the river level from the 1st to ...

Bottom

Akkadian

[... A]-szu2 _lugal-mesz#_ [...]

AI Translation

... his son, the kings .

Human

... his son kings ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] ar2# [...]

[...] x x x x x# [...]

[...] x _dib# ge6 11_(?) _sag ge6_ sin x# [...]

[... _ge6_] 14 9-30(?) _me_ musz _usan_ dele-bat _sig mul2#_-[_babbar n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 15_] ina _zalag2_ sin _sig gisz-kun_-_a# 3 kusz3_ sin 1/2 [_kusz3_ ...]

[...] 2 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim ge6 20_ x [... _ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_]

[sin ina _igi mul2_-_murub4_]-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _sza3_-szu2 kun-nu _ge6_(?)# [...]

[...] _si#_-_masz2 2_(?) _kusz3 26_(?) 17 _kur_ musz(?)# [...]

[...] _ta# 17_(?) _en til itu szed7_ szir [...]

[...] 15 dele-bat zib-_me kur_ in 20 _mul2_-[_babbar_ zib-_me kur_ ...]

[...] _pap# 27_ na _ta 9 en 18 1# kusz3 gin pap 21_ na _ta 19 en#_ [...] [_itu-ziz2 30_ x x x] x# na musz ina _gub igi_ ar2 _mul2-babbar_ x 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [...]

[_itu-ziz2 30_ x x x] x# na musz ina _gub igi_ ar2 _mul2-babbar_ x 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [...]

[...] sza2-_sag_-_hun 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 5_(?) _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi_ [...]

[...] _ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin _sig#_ [_szur_]-_si_(?) 2/3 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [...]

[...] x x# [...]

AI Translation

... behind ...

... ... Night of the 11th?, beginning of the night, the moon was ... .

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 9° 30'?, measured; first part of the night, Venus was ... below Jupiter .

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits below theta Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit .

... 2 cubits, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north. Night of the 20th, ... ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night,

the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of delta Scorpii, it was set towards its inside. Night? .

... 2? cubits ... beta Capricorni. The 26th?, moonrise to sunrise: 17°, measured? .

... from the 17th? to the end of the month, the cold became severe .

... The 15th, Venus reached Pisces; around the 20th, Jupiter reached Pisces .

... total: 27 was the na gauge; from the 9th to the 18th, it rose 1 cubit, total: 21 was the na gauge; from the 19th to .

Month XI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: x#, measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there; it was x 1/2 cubits behind Jupiter, the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

... 1 1/2 cubits ... alpha Arietis. Night of the 5th?, beginning of the night, the moon was in front of .

... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit below beta Tauri, the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

Human

... behind ...

... ... ...

... ... passed?. Night of the 11th?, beginning of the night, the moon ... ...

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 9° 30'?, measured; first part of the night, Venus was ... below Jupiter ...

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits below theta Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit ...

... 2 cubits, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north. Night of the 20th, ... ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night,

the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of delta Scorpii, it was set toward its inside. Night? ...

... 2? cubits ... beta Capricorni. The 26th?, moonrise to sunrise: 17°, measured? ...

... from the 17th until the end of the month, the cold became severe ...

... The 15th, Venus reached Pisces; around the 20th, Jupiter reached Pisces ...

... total: 27 was the na na-gauge; from the 9th to the 18th, it rose 1 cubit, total: 21 was the na na-gauge; from the 19th to ...

Month XI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... sunset to moonset: x#, measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there; x 1/2 cubits behind Jupiter, the moon being 1/2 cubit to ...

... Arietis 1 1/2 cubits. Night of the 5th?, beginning of the night, the moon was in front of ...

... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit below beta? Tauri, the moon being 1/2 cubit to ...

... ... ...

X201751: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

[_mu 1 me 36_]-_kam2#_ (disz)se-lu-ku _lugal itu-gu4# 1 24_ na-su _kur4_ a-pir x# [...]

[...] ana# _nim gub_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 2_ sin# [ina] _igi#_ [...]

[...] x# 1 _kusz3 6 si_ ana _nim gub ge6 4#_ [...]

[... _ge6_] 5# ina _zalag2 an sig suhur_-ar2 2# [N ...]

[...] x x# [...]

AI Translation

Year 136, king Seleucus. Month II, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 24°; it was bright, earthshine ... .

... stood to the east, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 2nd, the moon was in front of .

... stood 1 cubit 6 fingers to the east. Night of the 4th, .

... Night of the 5th, last part of the night, Mars was 2 ... below delta Capricorni .

Human

Year 136, king Seleucus. Month II, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 24°, it was bright, earthshine ... ...

... stood to the east, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 2nd, the moon was in front of ...

... ... stood 1 cubit 6 fingers to the east. Night of the 4th, ...

... Night of the 5th, last part of the night, Mars was 2 mm below delta Capricorni ...

... ... ...

X201752: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu 1 me_] 36-_kam2 gan 1 18_ na-su _kur4_ a-pir musz ina _gub igi_

ar2 _gu4-ud# 4 kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin ina _igi si_-_masz2 1 kusz3_ sin 3 1/2 _kusz3_

ana _ulu3 sig si gin 1 gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _til pa igi tur 11_ na-su

_ge6 2_ sin ina _igi suhur_-_igi 3 kusz3 2 si gin ge6 3_

sin ar2 _suhur_-ar2 1 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ina _zalag2 dir an za_

_si gin 3 dir an za si gin ge6 6_ sin ina _igi an_

1 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim ge6 7 7 dir an za_

_ge6 8_ sin ina _igi_ nu-nu 5/6 _kusz3_ sin 3 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [_ulu3 sig_ ...]

ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 1 kusz3 dir_ [...]

_ge6 9 dir an za si gin 9 dir an za#_ [... _ge6 10_ sin ina _igi_]

_mul2-mul2 3 kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana# [_ulu3 sig_ ...]

ina _zalag2 dir an za ulu3 gin 10 dir an_ [...]

ina _zalag2#_ bu-tuq-tum _tir-ra-an_ [...]

[x x] x x x# [...]

AI Translation

Year 136, month IX, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 18°; it was bright, earthshine, measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there.

it stood 4 cubits behind Mercury to the east; the moon was 1 cubit in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 3 1/2 cubits

low to the south; the north wind blew. The 1st, Mercury's first appearance in the west in the end of Sagittarius; it was small, sunset to setting of Mercury: 11°;

Night of the 2nd, the moon was 3 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni. The 2nd, the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd,

the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky,

the north wind blew. The 3rd, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 6th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of Mars,

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north. Night of the 7th and the 7th, clouds were in the sky;

Night of the 8th, the moon was 5/6 cubit in front of eta Piscium, the moon being 3 1/2 cubits low to the south .

last part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit above theta Ophiuchi; clouds .

Night of the 9th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. The 9th, clouds were in the sky ... Night of the 10th, the moon was

3 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south .

last part of the night, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 10th, clouds ... the sky .

last part of the night, a rainbow .

Human

Year 136, month IX, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 18°; it was bright, earthshine, measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there;

it stood 4 cubits behind Mercury to the east; the moon was 1 cubit in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 3 1/2 cubits

low to the south; the north wind blew. The 1st, Mercury's first appearance in the west in the end of Sagittarius; it was small, sunset to setting of Mercury: 11°.

Night of the 2nd, the moon was 3 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni. the 2nd, the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd,

the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky,

the north wind blew. The 3rd, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 6th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of Mars,

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north. Night of the 7th and the 7th, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 8th, the moon was 5/6 cubit in front of eta Piscium, the moon being 3 1/2 cubits low to the south ...

last part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit above theta Ophiuchi; clouds ...

Night of the 9th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. The 9th, clouds were in the sky ... Night of the 10th, the moon was

3 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south ...

last part of the night, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 10th, clouds ... the sky ...

last part of the night, a section of a rainbow ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x# [...] [...] _ge6 1-kam2 2_-tum gar-rak-ka-[nu ...]

[...] _ge6 1-kam2 2_-tum gar-rak-ka-[nu ...]

[...] u _lu2_ x# [x] x# u _lu2-ku3-dim-mesz_ sza2 _e2_ [...]

[...] x# [...] x# _e2 lu2-ku3-dim_-[_mesz_ ...]

ina szur(?)#-[qa ...] _lu2-ku3-dim_ [x x x] x# u2 sza2 _lu2-ku3-dim#_ [...]

x x# [x x x] u2 _gaz u4 1-kam2 lu2-un-mesz_ sza2 ina li#-[mit(?) E(?)-_ki_(?)]

[x] x# [...] _tar_(?)#-_mesz_ ana _e2_ ki-li _sum-mesz#_ [...]

[...] _en# 8 20 si gin pap 28_ na

[...] x# [x] x x 29(?)# na _itu bi ge6 5 izi-szub-ba_

[...] x# _ki_-szu2 _da_(?) _e2_ (d)_be_

AI Translation

... ... ... ... Night of the 1st, second part of the night, a .

... Night of the 1st, second extispicy .

... and the ... and the goldsmiths of the temple .

... ... ... the temple of the goldsmiths .

In the shurqa ... the goldsmith ... ... of the goldsmith .

... ... ... ... The 1st, the people who in the midst of Babylon?

... ... ... will give to the house of the king .

... until the 8th, the river level rose 20 fingers, total: 28 was the na gauge

... ... ... 29? was the na gauge. That month, night of the 5th, a "fall of fire"

... ... with him, next to the temple of Enlil.

Human

... ... ...

... Night of the 1st, a second of the ... woman ...

... and the ... and the goldsmiths of the temple ...

... ... ... house of the goldsmiths ...

by theft? ... the goldsmith ... ... of the goldsmith ...

... ... was killed. The 1st,the people who in ...

... ... ... were put in jail ...

... until the 8th, the river level rose 20 fingers, total: 28 was the na na-gauge

... ... 29? was the na na-gauge. That month, night of the 5th, a "fall of fire"

... ... with it next to the temple of Ea?

Left

Akkadian

[...] [x x x] _mud_(?) mesz x x x# [...]

[...] sim-mil-tum sza2 masz-a-a-al-tu2 sza2 [...]

AI Translation

... ... blood? ... .

... the mashmiltu-offering of the mashtu-offering of .

Human

... ... ...

... the rack of interrogation of ...

X201761: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[ina a-mat (d)_en_ u (d)]_gaszan#_-ia2 lisz-lim

[_en-nun_] sza2 gi-ne2-e sza2 _ta#_ [...]

_gir2 gir2 an_ rad _pisan_ i-s,a _dib_ x# [...]

_usan genna_ e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa_ [_n n_ ...]

_ge6 5 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi sag_-_a 1 kusz3#_ [...]

_kusz-e-sir2 tuh si gin ge6 7 sag ge6_ [...]

_ge6 8 dir an za sag ge6_ sin ar2 _giri3_-ar2-[sza2-_a n n_ ...]

sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _si nim usan gu4-ud_ e [_szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_ulu3 n n_ ...]

_gu3 u an utah_ i-s,a _si gin 10 dir an za#_ [...]

_gir2 gir2 ulu3 gin en-nun-murub4 an utah_ [... _ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin]

ar2 _mul2_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ [ana _si nim ... ge6 14_]

ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6#_ [...]

16 _szu2-szu2 si gin ge6 17 dir an za_ (ina) _zalag2_(?) [... _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_]

[_mul2_-_igi_]-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 4 kusz3 18 dir sal an za ge6 19_ [...]

kal _ge6 szu2-szu2_ ina _zalag2 gir2 gir2 gu3 u_ ne2-hi# [...]

[_gu4-ud_] e _genna# 1 kusz3 22 dir an za si gin_ [...]

[_ge6 25_] _dir an# za_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2#-[_sag_-_hun n n_ ...]

AI Translation

At the command of Bel and Beltiya may it go well.

Diary from ...

lightning flashed, cloudburst, a little PISAN DIB ... .

first part of the night, Saturn was ... above gamma Geminorum .

Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of epsilon Leonis .

a little bitch, the north wind blew. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, .

Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Virginis .

the moon being 1 cubit high to the north; first part of the night, Mercury was ... above zeta Tauri .

thunder, a little rain shower, the north wind blew. The 10th, clouds were in the sky .

lightning flashed, the south wind blew; in the middle watch, rain shower ... Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits behind beta Scorpii, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north ... Night of the 14th,

last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi. Night .

The 16th, very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 17th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night?, ... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was

4 cubits ... gamma Capricorni. The 18th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 19th, .

all night very overcast; last part of the night, lightning flashed, slow thunder .

Mercury was 1 cubit above Saturn. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew .

Night of the 25th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Arietis .

Human

At the command of Bel and Beltiya may it be well.

Diary from ...

lightning flashed, cloudburst, a little PISAN DIB ... ...

first part of the night, Saturn was ... above gamma Geminorum ...

Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of epsilon Leonis ...

the sandal was removed, the north wind blew. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, ...

Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Virginis ...

the moon being 1 cubit high to the north; first part of the night, Mercury was ... above zeta Tauri ...

thunder, a little rain shower, the north wind blew. The 10th, clouds were in the sky ...

lightning flashed, the south wind blew; middle part of the night, rain shower ... Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits behind beta Scorpii, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north ... Night of the 14th,

last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi. Night ...

The 16th, very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 17th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night?, ... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was

4 cubits ... gamma/delta Capricorni. The 18th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 19th, ...

all night very overcast; last part of the night, lightning flashed, slow thunder, ...

Mercury was 1 cubit above Saturn. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew ...

Night of the 25th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Arietis ...

Reverse

Akkadian

ina _igi_ [x] [...]

_ge6 28_ ina _zalag2_ sin# [...]

sah#-le10 1(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) _sze-gisz#_ [...]

_genna#_ ina _alla an_ ina [...]

[x x] u# _lu2-gal erin2_ [...]

AI Translation

in front of ... .

Night of the 28th, last part of the night, the moon .

cress, 1 panu 3 sutu; sesame, .

Saturn was in Cancer; Mars was in .

... and the general .

Human

in front of ... ...

Night of the 28th, last part of the night, the moon ...

cress, 1 panu 3 sutu; sesame, ...

Saturn was in Cancer; Mars was in ...

... and the commander of the troops ...

Top

Akkadian

[_itu-du6_] 1 18(?)# na-su _kur4#_ [...]

AI Translation

Month VII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 18°?; it was bright .

Human

Month VII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 18°, it was bright ...

X201762: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

[...] x x x x x# [...]

[... ki] _szu2_ szamasz2 _an utah_ i-s,a 28# [...]

[... ina] _sag# itu 3_(_ban2_) 3 qa ina _murub4 itu_ [...]

[...] _an#_ ina _a igi_ in 27 dele-bat(?)# [ina _szu2_ ina _absin igi_ ...]

[...] _lu2#-erin2-mesz lugal_ ana tar-s,i# [...] [_itu-kin 30 n_] na-su musz sin ar2 _sa4#_-[sza2-_absin n n_ ...]

[_itu-kin 30 n_] na-su musz sin ar2 _sa4#_-[sza2-_absin n n_ ...]

[_ge6 3_ sin x _mul2_]-_murub4#_-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 1 kusz3_ sin [_n n_ ana x x ...]

[_ge6 5_ sin ar2 _mul2_-_kur_]-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2 kusz3 ge6 6_ [...]

[x x x x x] _ge6# 10 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-[sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 n n_ ...]

[... sin] 4 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 15 3-30_ [...]

[x x _ge6 18_ ina] _zalag2#_ sin e is-le10 1 _kusz3_ sin [x] [_kusz3_ ...]

[...] ana _si nim 20 si gin ge6 21#_ [...]

[... N] _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _si nim#_ [...]

[...] _ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi#_ [_mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal 6 26_ ina _zalag2_]

[sin ina _igi dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin_ x]+1 _kusz3_ ina _igi an_ x# [_kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ ...]

[...] x x# [...]

AI Translation

... at sunset, a little rain shower. The 28th, .

... in the beginning of the month, 3 sutu 3 qa, in the middle of the month, .

... Mars' first appearance in Leo; around the 27th, Venus' first appearance in the west in Virgo .

... the troops of the king opposite .

Month VI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: nn°, measured; the moon was ... behind alpha Virginis .

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 1 cubit ... delta Scorpii, the moon being ... to ... .

Night of the 5th, the moon was 2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 6th, .

... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Capricorni .

... the moon being 4 cubits low to the south. The 15th, moonrise to sunrise: 3° 30' .

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit above alpha Tauri, the moon being x cubits .

... high to the north. The 20th, the north wind blew. Night of the 21st, .

... nn cubits, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north .

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 6 26 cubits in front of rho Leonis.

the moon was x+1 cubits in front of gamma Virginis, it stood x# cubits in front of Mars to the west .

Human

... ... ...

... at sunset, a little rain shower. The 28th, ...

... in the beginning of the month, 3 sutu 3 qa, in the middle of the month ...

...Mars' first appearance in Leo; around the 27th, Venus' first appearance in the west in Virgo ...

... the troops of the king opposite ...

Month VI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: nn°, measured; the moon was ... behind alpha Virginis ...

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 1 cubit ... delta Scorpii, the moon being ...

Night of the 5th, the moon was 2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 6th, ...

... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Capricorni ...

... the moon being 4 cubits low to the south. The 15th, ... 3° 30' ...

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit above alpha Tauri, the moon being x# cubits ...

... high to the north. The 20th, the north wind blew. Night of the 21st, ...

... nn cubits, the moon being 1 cubit hight to the north ...

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in fr?ont of rho Leonis ... Night of the 26th, last part of the night,

the moon was x+1 cubits in front of gamma Virginis, it stood x# cubits in front of Mars to the west ...

... ... ...

X201770: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu 1_] _me 34-kam2 ab ge6 28_ [...]

28# 11-50 _kur dir nu pap szu2-szu2 kur_ [_gin_ ...]

[x] _gin 29 szu2-szu2 kur gin ge6 30#_ [...]

30# _szu2-szu2_ ina _kin-sig dir an za_ [...]

ina _sag itu 1_(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) 4 qa x# [...]

[ina] _til itu 2_(_barig_)(?) 4(_ban2_)(?)# [...]

[ina] _til itu# 1_(_gur_) _gur_ [...]

5(_ban2_) _sig2-hi--a 2_+[x _ma-na_ ...]

i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina [... dele-bat ...]

_en til itu_ ina _pa_ [...]

_genna_ ina _masz-masz an#_ [...]

8 _u gin pap 30_(?)# na [...]

_en 16 4_(?) [...]

[x] _pap 30_ na [...]

AI Translation

Year 134, month I, night of the 28th, .

The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 11° 50'; clouds, I did not watch; very overcast, the east wind blew .

... blew. The 29th, very overcast, the east wind blew. Night of the 30th, .

The 30th, very overcast; in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky .

in the beginning of the month, 1 panu 4 sutu 4 qa ... .

at the end of the month, 2 panu? 4 sutu? .

at the end of the month, 1 kurru .

5 sutu; wool, 2+x minas .

At that time, Jupiter was in ... Venus .

until the end of the month, in Sagittarius .

Saturn was in Gemini; Mars .

rose 8 fingers, total: 30? was the na gauge .

until the 16th, 4? .

... total: 30 was the na gauge .

Human

Year 134, month X, night of the 28th, ...

The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 11° 50'; clouds, I did not watch; very overcast, the east wind blew ...

... blew. The 29th, very overcast, the east wind blew. Night of the 30th, ...

The 30th, very overcast; in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky ...

in the beginning of the month, 1 panu 4 sutu 4 qa ... ...

at the end of the month, 2 panu? 4 sutu? ...

at the end of the month, 1 kurru ...

5 sutu; wool, 2+x minas ...

At that time, Jupiter was in ... Venus ...

until the end of the month, in Sagittarius ...

Saturn was in Gemini; Mars ...

the river level rose 8 fingers, total: 30? was the na na-gauge ...

until the 16th, 4? ...

... total: 30 was the na na-gauge ...

Reverse

Akkadian

_ziz2# 1 12-50_ [...]

_ge6# 1 szu2-szu2_ x [...]

ina sze-ri3 _an utah_ [...]

x _szu2-szu2_ ina _kin-sig#_ [...]

_kur gin 3 dir an za_ [... _ge6 4_]

_sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_kur#_-[sza2-_dur_-nu-nu _n n_ sin _n n_]

ana _ulu3 sig sig an 2 kusz3_ [...]

_ge6# 5 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi_ [_mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun n n_]

[x x] _si_(?) x x# [...]

in# 5 _gu4_-[_ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _gu szu2_ ...]

[x] 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 4 x# [...]

[_ge6_] 7 _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi_(?)# [...]

[_ge6_] 8# _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi_ [_szur_]-_gigir#_-sza2-_si_ [_n n_ ...]

[8 kal] _me dir an za_ ina sze-ri3 szamasz2 _tur3 nigin#_ [_ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin x]

[_mul2_-x]-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3#_ [_sig_ ...]

AI Translation

Month XI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 12° 50' .

Night of the 1st, very overcast ... .

in the morning, rain shower .

... very overcast; in the afternoon, .

the east wind blew. The 3rd, clouds were in the sky ... Night of the 4th,

beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of eta Piscium, the moon being .

low to the south, 2 cubits below Mars .

Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Arietis,

around the 5th, Mercury's last appearance in the west in Aquarius .

... 1/2 cubit, the moon being 4 ... .

Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front? of .

Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Tauri .

The 8th, all day clouds were in the sky; in the morning, the sun was surrounded by a halo. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1 cubit ... eta/mu Geminorum, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south .

Human

Month XI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 12° 50'; ...

Night of the 1st, very overcast ... ...

in the morning, rain shower ...

... very overcast; in the afternoon, ...

the east wind blew. The 3rd, clouds were in the sky ... Night of the 4th,

... in front of eta Piscium, the moon being

... low to the south, 2 cubits below Mars ...

Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Arietis

... ... ...

Around the 5th, Mercury's last appearance in the west in Aquarius ...

x+1/2 cubits, the moon being 4 ... ...

Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was in front? of ...

Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Tauri ...

The 8th, all day clouds were in the sky; in the morning, the sun was surrounded by a halo. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1 cubit ... eta/mu Geminorum, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south ...

Top

Akkadian

[...] sin 1# _kusz3_ (ana(?)) _ulu3 sig 9 dir an za_ [...]

[...] _ge6_(?) 10(?) sin ina _igi# masz-masz_-_igi 2 kusz3#_ [...]

[...] x _gir2 gir2 gu3#_ [...]

AI Translation

... the moon being 1 cubit low to the south. The 9th, clouds were in the sky .

... Night? of the 10th?, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Geminorum .

... lightning flashed, thunder .

Human

... the moon being 1 cubit low to the south. The 9th, clouds were in the sky ...

... Night? of the 10th?, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Geminorum ...

... ... lightning flashed, thunder ...

Left

Akkadian

[...] x x x x# [...]

[...] _si gin_ [...]

AI Translation

... the north wind blew .

Human

... ... ...

... the north wind blew ...

X201781: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu# 1 me 33-kam2_ (disz)se-lu-ku _lugal itu-ne 1 21-30_ na-su _kur4_ a-pir#

musz ina _gub igi_ ana szamasz2 _nim_ sin ina _igi mul2-babbar 1 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_

_si gin ge6 1_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 1 si_ dele-bat 4 _si_ ana _szu2 lal_

1 _si szar2 ge6 2_ sin ina _igi sa4 1 kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim 2_ ina _kin-sig_

_si gin ge6 4_ sin e _rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1 5_/6 _kusz3 4 si gin ge6 5_ sin ina _igi_

_mul2_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 3 kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim 5 si gin ge6 6_

sin e _si4 4 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 6 si gin ge6 7_ sin e

_mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 7 si szar2 ge6 8 8 si gin_

_ge6 9 9 si gin ge6 10 si gin_ sin ar2 _si_-_masz2 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ [x x x] [... _gu4-ud_ ina] _nim#_ ina _a szu2 nu pap si gin_

_ge6 11_(?) sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2#-[_suhur_-_masz2 n n_] _si gin 12 3_ ina _kin-sig dir an#_ [...]

[...] [...]

AI Translation

Year 133, king Seleucus. Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 21° 30'; it was bright, earthshine.

measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there, it was high to the sun; the moon stood 1 cubit in front of Jupiter to the west, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north.

the north wind blew. Night of the 1st, last part of the night, Venus was 1 finger above delta Cancri, Venus being 4 fingers back to the west.

gusty north wind. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Virginis, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north. The 2nd, in the afternoon,

the north wind blew. Night of the 4th, the moon was 1 5/6 cubits above alpha Librae. The 4th, the north wind blew. Night of the 5th, the moon was

3 cubits in front of beta Scorpii, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north. The 5th, the north wind blew. Night of the 6th,

the moon was 4 cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 6th, the north wind blew. Night of the 7th, the moon was

2 cubits in front of theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 7th, gusty north wind. Night of the 8th and the 8th, the north wind blew.

Night of the 9th and the 9th, the north wind blew. Night of the 10th, the north wind blew; the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south ... ... Mercury's last appearance in the east in Leo; I did not watch; the north wind blew.

Night of the 11th?, the moon was ... in front of gamma Capricorni; the north wind blew. The 12th, moonrise to sunrise: 3°; in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky .

Human

Year 133, king Seleucus, month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 21° 30'; it was bright, earthshine,

measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there, it was high to the to the sun; the moon stood 1 cubit in front of Jupiter to the west, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north;

the north wind blew. Night of the 1st, last part of the night, Venus was 1 finger above delta Cancri, Venus being 4 fingers back to the west.

The 1st, gusty north wind. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Virginis, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north. The 2nd, in the afternoon,

the north wind blew. Night of the 4th, the moon was 1 5/6 cubits above alpha Librae. The 4th, the north wind blew. Night of the 5th, the moon was

3 cubits in front of beta Scorpii, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north. The 5th, the north wind blew. Night of the 6th,

the moon was 4 cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 6th, the north wind blew. Night of the 7th, the moon was 2 cubits above theta

Ophiuchi, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 7th, gusty north wind. Night of the 8th and the 8th, the north wind blew.

Night of the 9th and the 9th, the north wind blew. Night of the 10th, the north wind blew; the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south ... ... Mercury's last appearance in the east in Leo; I did not watch; the north wind blew.

... the moon was ... in front of gamma Capricorni; the north wind blew. The 12th, the north wind blew. The 13th, in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky ...

... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

3(_gur_)(?) _gur 1_(_barig_)# 2(_ban2_)(?) [x] [...]

ep-szu2 i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _absin igi_(?) 2(?) na-su in# [N]

dele-bat ina _sag itu#_ ina _alla_ ina _murub4 itu_ ina _a gu4-ud_ ina A in [...]

_genna_ ina _masz-masz an_ ina _sag itu_ ina _alla 11 an a du_ [...]

_itu bi illu 37_ na _ge6 14_

8 _si gin pap 35_ na _itu-kin 30 15-30_ na-su _kur4_ musz ana szamasz2 _sig ge6 1_ [x x] x#

_itu-kin 30 15-30_ na-su _kur4_ musz ana szamasz2 _sig ge6 1_ [x x] x#

AI Translation

3? kurru 1 panu 2 sutu? ... .

were performed. At that time, Jupiter's first appearance in Virgo, rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 2°?; ideal first appearance on the nnth

Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Cancer, in the middle of the month, in Leo; Mercury was in Leo; around .

Saturn was in Gemini; Mars, in the beginning of the month, was in Cancer; the 11th, Mars reached Leo .

That month, the river level was 37, it was low. Night of the 14th,

the river level rose 8 fingers, total: 35 was the na gauge.

Month VI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 15° 30'; it was bright, measured; it was low to the sun. Night of the 1st, ... .

Human

3? kurru 1 panu 2 sutu ... ...

were sold. At that time, Jupiter's first appearance? in Virgo, rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 12°?, ideal first appearance on the nnth ...

Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Cancer, in the middle of the month, in Leo; Mercury was in Leo; on ...

Saturn was in Gemini; Mars, in the beginning of the month, was in Cancer; on the 11th, Mars reached? Leo ...

That month, the river level was 37 on the na na-gauge; night of the 14th,

it rose 8 fingers, total: 35 was the na na-gauge.

Month VI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 15° 30'; it was bright, measured; it was low to the sun. Night of the 1st, ... ...

X201782: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[... (disz)se-lu]-ku# _lugal itu-kin 30 14-30_ na-su

[...] [x x] _ge6 2_ sin ina _igi rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1_/2 _kusz3_

[...] _sig_(?)# _dir sal an za ge6 3_ sin ar2 _rin2_-sza2-_si 1 1_/2 _kusz3_

[... _ge6_] 4# sin e _mul2_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 2 kusz3_

[...] x x x x _dib_(?)# _ge6 5_

[...] x#

AI Translation

... Seleucus was king.

... ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of alpha Librae

... low?; thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Librae.

... Night of the 4th, the moon was 2 cubits above beta Scorpi

... ... passed?. Night of the 5th,

Human

Year 133, king Seleucus, month VI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14° 30'.

... ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of alpha Librae.

... low?; thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Librae.

... Night of the 4th, the moon was 2 cubits above beta Scorpii.

... ... Night of the 5th,

... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x#

[...] _usz_(?)#

[...] [x x x x] [_itu-du6_ ...] musz(?)# ana szamasz2 _sig mar gin ge6 2_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat

[_itu-du6_ ...] musz(?)# ana szamasz2 _sig mar gin ge6 2_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat

[e _mul2-babbar n n_ dele-bat _n n_] ana _nim# dib_ ina _zalag2 an_ e _giri3_-ar2#-[sza2-A]

AI Translation

... will die.

Month VII, ... measured?; it was low to the sun; the west wind blew. Night of the 2nd, last part of the night, Venus was

was ... above Jupiter, Venus having passed ... to the east; last part of the night, Mars was ... above beta Virginis,

Human

... ...

... ...

... ... ... ...

Month VII, ... measured?; it was low to the sun; the west wind blew. Night of the 2nd, last part of the night, Venus

was ... above Jupiter, Venus having passed ... to the east; last part of the night, Mars was ... above beta Virginis

Top

Akkadian

[_n n an n n_ ana] _nim# dib_ in 2 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2 ud-da_-szu2 _szu2 dib_

[_ge6 3_ sin e _mul2_-_kur_-sza2]-_kir4#_-szil-_pa 2 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_ ina _zalag2_ x#

AI Translation

Mars having passed ... to the east. Around the 2nd, Mercury's last appearance in the west ..., omitted;

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 2 cubits above theta Ophiuchi, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; last part of the night, .

Human

Mars having passed ... to the east. Around the 2nd, Mercury's first appearance in the west, ... omitted.

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 2 cubits above theta Ophiuchi, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; last part of the night, ...

X201783: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 33-kam2_ (disz)se-lu-ku _lugal_ [_itu-ziz2_ ...]

_ge6 2 dir an dib an_ ne2-hi _pisan dib 2_ ina [...]

ina _kin-sig dir an za ge6 4_ sin ar2 _mul2#_-[ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun n kusz3_ sin 6 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3_] _sig 4_ ina _kin#_-[_sig dir an ... ge6 5_ (_sag ge6_)]

sin ina _igi mul2-mul2 1 kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3#_ [_sig 5 dir an_] _za 6 6 dir an za 6 dir an za ge6 7 sag ge6#_

_dir an za_ sin _sig szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_ulu3 1 1_/2(?)# [_kusz3_ sin N] _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_ ar2 _genna 1 kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

ina _zalag2 dir sal an za 7_ ina sze-ri3 _dir sal#_ [_an za_ ina] _kin#-sig ulu3 gin ge6 8 szu2-szu2 8_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib ulu3 gin_

kal _me dir an za ge6 9 sag#_ [_ge6_] _dir# an za_ sin _sig masz-masz_-ar2 4 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 9 dir an za#_

_ulu3 gin ge6 10#_ [_sag ge6_ sin] ina _igi mul2_-ar2-sza2#-[_alla_-sza2]-_ulu3# 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2 dir an za 10_ kal _me szu2-szu2 kur gin ge6 11 szu2-szu2_

[x x x 11] _dir an dib gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina zib(?)#-_me szu2# nu pap_ kal _me dir an za kur gin ge6 12_ sin ar2 _lugal 3 kusz3_

[12 _n szu2_] _dir#_ musz _si gin ge6 13 9 me usan#_ sin ina _igi_ ar2 (sic) _giri3_-sza2-_a 2 1_/2(?)# _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim 13_

[N na] _dir#_ musz _kur gin_ kal _me dir an za_ [x] _gin# ge6 14 7 ge6_ a-kam2 musz ina _zalag2 an_ e _si4 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

[sin] ar2# _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1_/2 _kusz3 14_ x# [x x] _dir an# za ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _sa4_-sza2-_absin 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

[sin _n n_] ana# _nim dib 15 dir an za#_ [_ge6_] 16# ina _zalag2_ sin# ar2 _mul2-babbar 1 kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim dir an za#_

[_n dir_] _an# dib an utah_ i-s,a ina _kin-sig# an_ na-al#-[szu2] _si# gin ge6 17 sag ge6 dir an dib an utah_ i-s,a

[ina _zalag2_ sin ina] _igi# rin2_-sza2-_si 1 kusz3_ sin# 1/2(?) _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 17_ [ina _kin_]-_sig# szu2 an utah_ i-s,a _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2#_-[x]-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab_

[_n n_ sin] 2(?)# _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig dir an za 18 dir an za#_ [_ge6_] 19# ina _zalag2_ sin e _si4 4_(?) _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim#_ [_dib_]

[e _an n_] _kusz3#_ sin 6 _si_ ana _nim dib 19# dir an za ge6 20_ [ina _zalag2_ sin] e# _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 [_kusz3_ ana x x]

[x x] _dir an za ge6 22#_ [x x (x)] _dir# sal an za 22_ ina [x x] _za_(?) ina _kin-sig szu2 an utah_ [x x]

[_ge6 23 sag_] _ge6 dir an dib an utah_ i#-s,a ina _zalag2_ sin _igi si#_-[_masz2 n n_ sin i]-s,a ana# _ulu3 sig 23#_ [x x]

[x x _ge6_] 24# ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _si_-_masz2 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3#_ [ana _ulu3 sig_ ...]

[...] _ulu3# szar2 gin ge6 25 szu2-szu2_ x# [...]

[...] _kur dir nu pap_(?)# [...]

AI Translation

Year 133, king Seleucus. Month XI, .

Night of the 2nd, clouds crossed the sky, slow rain, PISAN DIB. The 2nd, in .

in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, the moon was nn cubits behind alpha Arietis, the moon being 6 cubits low to the south. The 4th, in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 1 cubit in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south. The 5th, clouds were in the sky. The 6th and the 6th, clouds were in the sky. The 6th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night,

clouds were in the sky; the moon was 1 1/2? cubits below zeta Tauri, the moon being nn cubits back to the west, it stood 1 cubit behind Saturn to the east, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south.

last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky. The 7th, in the morning, thin clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, the south wind blew. Night of the 8th, very overcast. The 8th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, the south wind blew.

all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 4 cubits below beta Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 9th, clouds were in the sky;

the south wind blew. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of delta Cancri; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 10th, all day very overcast, the east wind blew. Night of the 11th, very overcast,

... The 11th, clouds crossed the sky; Mercury's last appearance in the west in Pisces?; I did not watch; all day clouds were in the sky, the east wind blew. Night of the 12th, the moon was 3 cubits behind alpha Leonis.

The 12th, moonset to sunrise: nn°, measured despite clouds; the north wind blew. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 9°; first part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2? cubits in front of beta Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north. The 13th,

sunrise to moonset: nn°, measured despite clouds; the east wind blew; all day clouds were in the sky, ... blew. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 7°, measured despite mist; last part of the night, Mars was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Scorpii;

the moon was 1/2 cubit behind gamma Virginis. The 14th, ... ... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis,

the moon having passed ... to the east. The 15th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon stood 1 cubit behind Jupiter to the east, the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north; clouds were in the sky.

clouds crossed the sky, a little rain shower; in the afternoon, a little rain shower, the north wind blew. Night of the 17th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, a little rain shower.

last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of beta Librae, the moon being 1/2? cubit low to the south. The 17th, in the afternoon, overcast, a little rain shower. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was

the moon being 2? cubits low to the south; clouds were in the sky. The 18th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 4? cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east.

the moon having passed 6 fingers to the east. The 19th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, ... thin clouds were in the sky. The 22nd, in ..., in the afternoon, overcast, rain shower .

Night of the 23rd, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, a little rain shower; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being a little low to the south. The 23rd, .

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south .

... a gusty south wind blew. Night of the 25th, very overcast, ... .

... moonrise to sunrise: nn°; clouds, I did not watch? .

Human

Year 133, king Seleucus, month XI, ...

Night of the 2nd, clouds crossed the sky, slow rain, PISAN DIB. The 2nd, in ...

in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, the moon was nn cubits behind alpha Arietis, the moon being 6 cubits low to the south. The 4th, in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 1 cubit in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south. The 5th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, clouds were in the sky. The 6th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night,

clouds were in the sky; the moon was 1 1/2? cubits below zeta Tauri, the moon being nn cubits back to the west, it stood 1 cubit behind Saturn to the east, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south;

last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky. The 7th, in the morning, thin clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 8th, very overcast. The 8th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, the south wind blew;

all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 4 cubits below beta Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 9th, clouds were in the sky;

the south wind blew. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of delta Cancri; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 10th, all day very overcast, the east wind blew. Night of the 11th, very overcast.

... The 11th, clouds crossed the sky; Mercury's last appearance in the west in Pisces?; I did not watch; all day clouds were in the sky, the east wind blew. Night of the 12th, the moon was 3 cubits behind alpha Leonis.

The 12th, moonset to sunrise: nn°, measured despite clouds; the north wind blew. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 9°; first part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2?# cubits in front of beta Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north. The 13th,

sunrise to moonset: nn°, measured despite clouds; the east wind blew, all day clouds were in the sky, ... blew?. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 7°, measured despite mist; last part of the night, Mars was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Scorpii;

the moon was 1/2 cubit behind gamma Virginis. The 14th, ... ... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis,

the moon having passed ... to the east. The 15th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon stood 1 cubit behind Jupiter to the east, the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north; clouds were in the sky.

The nnth, clouds crossed the sky, a little rain shower; in the afternoon, dew, the north wind blew. Night of the 17th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, a little rain shower;

last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of beta Librae, the moon being 1/2? cubit low to the south. The 17th, in the afternoon, overcast, a little rain shower. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta/delta Scorpii,

the moon being 2? cubits low to the south; clouds were in the sky. The 18th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 4? cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east,

nn cubits above Mars, the moon having passed 6 fingers to the east. The 19th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 1/2 cubit ...

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, ... thin clouds were in the sky. The 22nd, in ... ...; in the afternoon, overcast, rain shower, ...

Night of the 23rd, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, a little rain shower; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being a little low to the south. The 23rd, ...

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south ...

... a gusty south wind blew. Night of the 25th, very overcast, ... ...

... moonrise to sunrise: nn°; clouds, I did not watch? ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x x# ana _si_-szu2 sza2 _ulu3_(?) _gin 13 4_ na# [...]

[... _ge6 14_ ... sin e] _sa4_-sza2-_absin 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim_ [_dib_ ...]

[...] _kusz3# si gin 14 si gin ge6 15 11-40 ge6_ x# [...]

[...] kal _me szu2-szu2 ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _rin2_-sza2-_si 2_ x# [...]

[...] _gin_(?)# _ge6 17 szu2-szu2_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi si4 1 kusz3#_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [_si nim_ ...]

[... _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_] sin# ina _igi mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa_ (_n n_) sin 2(?) _kusz3_ ana _si nim#_ ina _igi an#_ [_n n_ ana _szu2 gub_ ...]

[...] kal _me dir an za ulu3 gin_(?) _ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ x# [...]

[x x x x] _szu2-szu2 ge6 21 szu2-szu2 usan-zal-la_ (sic) _an dul_ in 21 _mul2-babbar_ ana _me e_-a x# [...]

[x x x] _dir# an za ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig si_-_masz2 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ [sin N] _kusz3#_ ana _nim dib dir sal an#_ [_za_]

[x x x] _an# za ge6 23 szu2-szu2 23_ kal _me an dul 24 dir an za#_ [x x] _szu2-szu2_ ina _kin-sig an utah_ i-s,a

[x x x] ina _zalag2 dir an za 26 szu2-szu2 an utah_ i-s,a _ulu3 gin# ge6 27_ ina _zalag2 dir an za 27 13-50 kur_

[x x] kal _me dir an za ulu3 gin 27 lal2_-ti3 in _en# 28 an_ ana _nim_ ki _usz_-u2 1/2 _kusz3_ ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2#-_kir4_-szil-_pa 1 kusz3_ ana _si nim usz ge6_(?) 28(?) _usan_(?)#

[dele-bat _sig mul2_]-_mul2# 1 1_/2 _kusz3 29 gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _til_ zib-_me nu pap ge6 30_ ina _zalag2 dir an za 30 dir an za_ ina _kin-sig_

[x x] _buru5-hi--a sig7 zi_-a _itu bi ki-lam#_ sze-im ina _sag itu 2_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) 3 qa ina _murub4 itu_

[x x] _en# til itu 2_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) _zu2_ ina (_sag_) _itu 1_(_gur_) _gur_ ina _murub4#_ [_itu_ x] 3(_ban2_) _en_ (_til_) _itu 4_(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) kas3 2(_gur_) _gur 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) sah-le10 1(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 3_(_ban2_) _sig2-hi--a_

[_n ma_]-_na#_ a-na (1) _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep#-[szu2 ...] 26# dele-bat _mul2-mul2 kur_-ad2 _gu4-ud_ ina _sag itu_ ina _gu 4 gu4-ud_ zib-_me kur_-ad2 in 29

[(_gu4-ud_(?)) ina _nim_ ina] zib-_me szu2#_ [...] x _ta# 6 en 12 1 kusz3 gin pap 30_ na _ta 13 en 20 8 si lal pap 32_ na

_ta 28 en 30_(?) [...] _u4 5-kam2 lu2-gal erin2 kur uri-ki-mesz_ sza2 ana _ugu 4 lu2-gal ukkin-mesz_ ana _e-ki_

_ku4_-ub _u4 6_ ina _ka2_-du-de-[e] _ka2-sikil-la lu2-sza3-tam e2-sag-il2_ u _lu2-e-ki-mesz_

_gu4_ u3 5 _siskur-mesz_ a-na [_lu2-gal erin2 kur_] _uri#-ki-mesz_ ul-te-zi-zu-u2 _nidba_ a-na (d)_en_ (d)_gaszan_-ia2

_dingir-mesz gal-mesz_ u3 a-na bul#-[t,u sza2] (disz)se-lu-ku _lugal dam_-szu2 _lu2-a-mesz_-szu2 _gar_-an _u4 bi_(?)# [...]

_ta e-ki_ a-na _uru_-se-lu-ke#-['a-a sza2 ina _ugu id2_]-_idigna#_ u3 _id2 lugal e3_(?)-ni(?)# [...] _mu 1 me 33-kam2_ (disz)se#-[lu-ku ...]

_mu 1 me 33-kam2_ (disz)se#-[lu-ku ...]

AI Translation

... ... it rose? towards its southern? horn. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 4° .

... Night of the 14th, ... the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east .

... cubits; the north wind blew. The 14th, the north wind blew. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 11° 40' ... .

... all day very overcast. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 ... behind beta Librae .

... blew?. Night of the 17th, very overcast; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north .

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 2? cubits high to the north, it stood ... in front of Mars to the west .

... all day clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew?. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, ... .

... very overcast. Night of the 21st, very overcast; first part of the night, rain DUL. Around the 21st, Jupiter's acronychal rising ... .

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon having passed nn cubits to the east; thin clouds were in the sky.

... were in the sky. Night of the 23rd, very overcast. The 23rd, all day rain DUL. The 24th, clouds were in the sky ... very overcast; in the afternoon, a little rain shower.

... last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 26th, very overcast, a little rain shower, the south wind blew. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 13° 50'.

... all day clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 27th, equinox. Around until the 28th, when Mars became stationary to the east, it became stationary 1/2 cubit behind theta Ophiuchi, 1 cubit high to the north. Night? of the 28th?, first part of the night?,

Venus was 1 1/2 cubits below eta Tauri. The 29th, Mercury's last appearance in the east in the end of Pisces; I did not watch. Night of the 30th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 30th, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon,

... yellowed locusts. That month, the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 2 panu 1 sutu 3 qa, in the middle of the month,

... until the end of the month, 2 panu 1 sutu; dates, in the beginning of the month, 1 kurru, in the middle of the month, x sutu, until the end of the month, 4 panu 4 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, 3 sutu; wool,

nn minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver ... The 26th, Venus reached Taurus; Mercury, in the beginning of the month, was in Aquarius; the 4th, Mercury reached Pisces; around the 29th,

Mercury's? last appearance in the east in Pisces ... ... from the 6th to the 12th, it rose 1 cubit, total: 30 was the na gauge; from the 13th to the 20th, it receded 8 fingers, total: 32 was the na gauge.

from the 28th to the 30th?, ... the 5th, the general of Babylonia who was above the 4 generals went to Babylon

entered. The 6th, at the Dude Gate, the Kasikila Gate, the administrator of the Esangila and the Babylonians.

They gave bulls and 5 sheep sacrifices to the general of Babylonia, and offered offerings to Bel and Beltiya.

the great gods and for the life of Seleucus, the king, his wife and his brothers, he dedicated it. That day? .

went out from Babylon to Seleucia which is on the Tigris and the royal canal .

Year 133, Seleucus .

Human

... ... it was set towards the moon's southern? horn. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 4° ...

... Night of the 14th, ... the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east ...

... cubits; the north wind blew. The 14th, the north wind blew. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 11° 40', ... ...

... all day very overcast. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 x# behind beta Librae ...

... blew?. Night of the 17th, very overcast; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north ...

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 2? cubits high to the north, it stood ... in front of Mars to the west ...

... all day clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew?. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, ... ...

... very overcast. Night of the 21st, very overcast; last part of the night, rain DUL; around the 21st, Jupiter's acronychal rising ... ...

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon having passed nn cubits to the east; thin clouds were in the sky.

... were in the sky. Night of the 23rd, very overcast. The 23rd, all day rain DUL. The 24th, clouds were in the sky ... very overcast; in the afternoon, a little rain shower.

... last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 26th, very overcast, a little rain shower, the south wind blew. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 13° 50';

... all day clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 27th, equinox. Around until the 28th, when Mars became stationary to the east, it became stationary 1/2 cubit behind theta Ophiuchi, being 1 cubit high to the north. Night? of the 28th?. first? part of the night,

Venus was 1 1/2 cubits below eta Tauri. The 29th, Mercury's last appearance in the east in the end of Pisces; I did not watch. Night of the 30th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 30th, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon,

... green locusts attacked. That month, the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 2 panu 1 sutu 3 qa, in the middle of the month,

..., until the end of the month, 2 panu 1 sutu; dates, in the beginning of the month, 1 kurru, in the middle of the month ... 3 sutu, until the end of the month, 4 panu 4 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, 3 sutu; wool,

nn minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver. ... the 26th, Venus reached Taurus; Mercury, in the beginning of the month, was in Aquarius; the 4th, Mercury reached Pisces; around the 29th,

Mercury's? last appearance in the east in Pisces ... ... from the 6th to the 12th, the river level rose 1 cubit, total: 30 was the na na-gauge; from the 13th to the 20th, it receded 8 fingers, total: 32 was the na na-gauge;

from the 28th to the 30th?, ... The 5th, the commander of the troops of Babylonia who was against? the 4 presidents

entered Babylon. The 6th, at the ... gate ... the pure gate, the administrator of Esangil and the Babylonians

provided an ox and 5 sheep sacrifices to the commander of the troops of Babylonia; he performed offerings to Bel, Beltiya,

the great gods, and for the life of king Seleucus, his wife, and his sons. That? day, ...

went out from Babylon to Seleucia which is on the Tigris and the royal canal ...

Year 133, Seleucus ...

Top

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 33-kam2_ [... _mu 1 me_] 33-_kam2#_

AI Translation

Year 133 ... Year 133.

Human

Year 133 ... Year 133.

Left

Akkadian

[...]-_kam2_

AI Translation

Human

Year 133.

Right

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 33-kam2_ [...]

AI Translation

Year 133 ...

Human

Year 133 ...

X201784: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 33-kam2_ (disz)se-[lu-ku ...]

_dir an dib_ kal _me szu2-szu2 ge6 2 dir#_ [...]

_ge6 3_ sin _sig dur_-nu-nu 4 1/2 _kusz3_ [...]

sin 6 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 4_ ina _kin-sig dir an#_ [...]

5 _dir an za ge6 6 dir an za 6 dir an za ge6_ [...]

ar2 _genna 1 kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin [x] _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ina _zalag2 dir an_ [...]

_ge6 8 szu2-szu2 8_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib ulu3 gin#_ [...]

5 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 9 dir an#_ [...]

_dir an# za 10_ kal _me szu2-szu2 kur gin_ [...]

[...] _za kur gin ge6 11_+[x ...]

[...] ar2# _giri3_-ar2-sza2-A [...]

AI Translation

Year 133, Seleucus .

clouds crossed the sky, all day very overcast. Night of the 2nd, clouds .

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits below eta Piscium .

the moon being 6 cubits low to the south. The 4th, in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky .

The 5th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, clouds were in the sky. The 6th, clouds were in the sky. Night .

stood 1 cubit behind Saturn to the east, the moon being x cubits low to the south; last part of the night, clouds ... the sky .

Night of the 8th, very overcast. The 8th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, the south wind blew .

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 9th, clouds ... the sky .

clouds were in the sky. The 10th, all day very overcast, the east wind blew .

... were in the sky, the east wind blew. Night of the 11+xth, .

... behind beta Virginis .

Human

Year 133, Seleucus ...

clouds crossed the sky, all day very overcast. Night of the 2nd, clouds ...

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits below eta Piscium ...

the moon being 6 cubits low to the south. The 4th, in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky ...

The 5th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, clouds were in the sky. The 6th, clouds were in the sky. Night ... the moon

stood 1 cubit behind Saturn to the east, the moon being x cubits low to the south; last part of the night, clouds ... the sky ...

Night of the 8th, very overcast. The 8th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, the south wind blew ...

5 cubits, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 9th, clouds were in the sky ...

clouds were in the sky. The 10th, all day very overcast, the east wind blew ...

... ..., the east wind blew. Night of the 11+xth, ...

...behind beta Virginis ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] [x x] [...]

_usan_ dele-bat _sig mul2_-_igi_(?)#-[sza2-_sag_-_hun n n_ ...]

_si gin ge6 9 sag ge6_ [sin x _sag_-_a n n_ sin _n n_]

ana _ulu3 sig dir sal an#_ [... _ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin x]

_lugal 1_/2 _kusz3_ x# [...]

AI Translation

first part of the night, Venus was ... below beta? Arietis .

the north wind blew. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... epsilon Leonis, the moon being .

low to the south; thin clouds were in the sky ... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1/2 cubit ... alpha Leonis ... .

Human

... ... ...

first part of the night, Venus was ... below beta ? Arietis ...

the north wind blew. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... epsilon Leonis, the moon

being ... low to the south; thin clouds were in the sky ... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1/2 cubit ... alpha Leonis ... ...

X201791: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu 1 me 32-kam2 itu-bar_ x N] na(?)# _dir_ musz ana szamasz2 _sig_ sin ina _igi mul2-mul2 3 kusz3#_ [...]

[...] x# _si gin ge6 2 dir an za_ sin ina _igi_ is-le10 2 _kusz3_ [...]

[... _ge6 4_ sin _sig_] _mul2#_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_ kal _ge6 szu2-szu2_ [...]

[...] 5# _si gin an-bar7 dir sal an za ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-[ar2 _n n_ ...]

[...] 5(?) _si_ ana _ulu3 sig 6 dir sal an za si gin ge6 8 dir_ [...]

[...] _gin_(?) _ge6 9 dir an za sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2#-[_lugal n n_ ...]

[...] _usan# an_ e _sa4_-sza2-_absin 2 kusz3 usan murub4 an_ [...]

[...] x# U ana _ulu3 sig szu2-szu2 si gin ge6 12 dir an za_ [...]

[_ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin e _sa4_-sza2-_absin n n_] sin# i-s,a ana _nim dib_ ar2 _an 1 kusz3_ ana _nim#_ [_gub_ ...]

[...] n-20 na musz _ge6 15 2-10 ge6_ [...]

[... _ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin x _mul2_-x-sza2-_sag_]-_gir2-tab 1 kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _si_ [_nim_ ...]

[... _ge6_] 19# _szu2-szu2 ulu3 szar2 19 si_ [...]

AI Translation

Year 132, month I, ... sunset to moonset: nn°, measured despite clouds; it was low to the sun; the moon was 3 cubits in front of eta Tauri .

... ..., the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri .

... Night of the 4th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below eta Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west; all night very overcast .

... The 5th, the north wind blew; at noon, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Geminorum .

... the 5th?, the north wind blew. The 6th, thin clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 8th, clouds .

... blew?. Night of the 9th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... below rho Leonis .

... first part of the night, Mars was 2 cubits above alpha Virginis; first part of the night, middle part of the night, Mars .

... ... low to the south; very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 12th, clouds were in the sky .

Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... above alpha Virginis, the moon having passed a little to the east, it stood 1 cubit behind Mars to the east .

... sunrise to moonset: nn° 20', measured. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 2° 10' .

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit ... delta/beta Scorpii, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north .

... Night of the 19th, very overcast, gusty south wind. The 19th, the north wind .

Human

Year 132, month I, ... sunset to moonset?: nn°, measured despite clouds; it was low to the sun; the moon was 3 cubits in front of eta Tauri ...

... ... the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri ...

... Night of the 4th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below eta Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west; all night very overcast ...

... The 5th, the north wind blew; around noon, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Geminorum ...

... being 5? fingers low to the south. The 6th, thin clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 8th, clouds ...

... blew?. Night of the 9th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... below rho Leonis ...

... first part of the night, Mars was 2 cubits above alpha Virginis; first part of the night and middle part of the night, rain ...

... x# fingers low to the south; very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 12th, clouds were in the sky ...

Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... above alpha Virginis, the moon having passed a little to the east, it stood 1 cubit behind Mars to the east ...

... sunrise to moonset: x°# 20', measured. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 2° 10' ...

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit ... beta/delta Scorpii, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north ...

... Night of the 19th, very overcast, gusty south wind. The 19th, the north wind ...

Top

Akkadian

[... _mu 1_] _me# 32-kam2_

AI Translation

... year 132

Human

... year 132.

X201792: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu 1_] _me 32-kam2_ (disz)se-lu-ku _lugal itu_-[_szu ... ge6 2_]

[sin ar2] _sag_-_a 2 kusz3_ sin 5 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig#_ [...]

[_ge6 3_] sin _sig mul2_-_tur_-1-_kusz3_-_sig_-_mul2-babbar 1 kusz3 6 si#_ [... _ge6 4_ sin ...]

[sin N] _kusz3#_ [ana] _ulu3# sig 4 zi ir ge6 5_ sin ar2 [_gisz-kun_-_a n n_ ...]

[...] [...]

AI Translation

Year 132, king Seleucus. Month IV, ... Night of the 2nd,

the moon was 2 cubits behind epsilon Leonis, the moon being 5 1/2 cubits low to the south .

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 1 cubit 6 fingers below rho Leonis ... Night of the 4th, the moon was .

the moon being nn cubits low to the south. The 4th, ZI IR. Night of the 5th, the moon was ... behind theta Leonis .

Human

Year 132, king Seleucus, month IV, ... Night of the 2nd,

the moon was 2 cubits behind epsilon Leonis, the moon being 5 1/2 cubits ??? the south ...

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 1 cubit below rho Leonis, 1 cubit 6? fingers below Jupiter, ... Night of the 4th, the moon was ...,

the moon being nn cubits low to the south. The 4th, ZI IR. Night of the 5th, the moon was ... behind j Leonis ...

... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _a2 ulu3_ u _mar_(?) ki _tab_-u2# [...]

[...] [x] ina _an-ku10_-szu2 _mar gin_ ina _til zalag2_-ru# [...]

[...] 4(_ban2_) _en til itu 2_(_barig_) 5(_ban2_) _zu2 4_(_barig_) _pi_ kas3# [...]

[... ana 1] _gin2# ku3-babbar_ ep-szu2 i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _a 3_ x# [...]

[...] _lugal na_(?) 20 _ta_(?) x _ta_(?) 16(?) [...]

AI Translation

... when it began on the south and west side .

... ... in its eclipse, the west wind blew; at the end of clearing .

... 4 sutu, until the end of the month, 2 panu 5 sutu; dates, 4 panu; mustard, .

... were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; the 3rd, ... .

... king ... 20 ... from 16 .

Human

... when the eclipse began on the south and west? side ...

... ... in its eclipse the west wind blew; at the end of the clearing ...

... 4 sutu, until the end of the month, 2 panu 5 sutu; dates, 4 panu; mustard, ...

... were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; the 3rd, ... ...

... the king ... ...

Top

Akkadian

[...] _itu 1 kusz3 4 si lal pap_(?) 30+[x na ...]

[...] x x x# _uru_-se-lu-ke-['a-a ...]

[... _ku4_(?)]-ub

AI Translation

... of the month, it receded 1 cubit 4 fingers, total?: 30+x was the na gauge .

... ... Seleucia .

... enters.

Human

... of the month, the river level receded 1 cubit 4 fingers, total?: 30+x was the na na-gauge ...

... ... Seleucia ...

... entered?.

X201793: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] x _si gin_ ina _zalag2_(?)# [...]

[...] 6-30 na musz _si gin ge6#_ [...]

[...] _an# za kur gin ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_kur#_-[sza2-_dur_-nu-nu _n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_] _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 5 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim#_ [_dib_ ...]

[... ana] _ulu3# sig ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_ is-le10 [_n n_ ...]

[...] x# _ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_ulu3#_ [_n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 25 usan an sig rin2_]-sza2-_ulu3 5_/6 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2_-_igi#_-[sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz n n_ ...]

[...] _gin# ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-sza2#-[_sipa n n_ ...]

[...] sin 5 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ x# [...]

[...] _itu# bi ki-lam_ sze#-im 3(_barig_) x# [...]

[...] sah#-le10 2(_barig_) _pi sze-gisz_ [...]

[... dele-bat ina] _alla# gu4-ud_ ina _alla#_ [...]

[... _gu4_]-_ud_ ina _szu2_ ina (sic) _szu2 itu bi illu#_ [x] x x# [...]

AI Translation

... ... the north wind blew; last part of the night?, .

... sunrise to moonset: 6° 30', measured; the north wind blew. Night .

... were in the sky, the east wind blew. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of eta Piscium .

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 5 1/2 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed a little to the east .

... low to the south. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Tauri .

... ... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of zeta Tauri .

... Night of the 25th, first part of the night, Mars was 5/6 cubit below alpha Librae; last part of the night, the moon was ... below eta Geminorum .

... blew. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind gamma Geminorum .

... the moon being 5 1/2 cubits low to the south ... .

... That month, the equivalent was: barley, 3 panu ... .

... cress, 2 panu; sesame, .

... Venus was in Cancer; Mercury was in Cancer .

... Mercury's last appearance in the west in the west. That month, the river level ... ... .

Human

... ... the north wind blew; last part? of the night, ...

... sunrise to moonset: 6° 30', measured; the north wind blew. Night ...

... were in the sky, the east wind blew. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of eta Piscium ...

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 5 1/2 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed a little to the east ...

... being low to the south. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Tauri ...

... ... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of zeta Tauri ...

... Night of the 25th, first part of the night, Mars was 5/6 cubit below alpha Librae; last part of the night, the moon was ... below eta Geminorum ...

... blew. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind gamma Geminorum ...

... the moon being 5 1/2 cubits low to the south ... ...

... That month, the equivalent was: barley, 3? panu ... ...

... cress, 2 panu; sesame, ...

... Venus was in Cancer; Mercury was in Cancer ...

... Mercury's last appearance in the west in .... That month, the river level ... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[_ne 1_ ...] musz# ina _gub igi_ ana szamasz2 _sig 1 ulu3 gin ge6 2_ sin ar2 _giri3_-ar2 1/2 _kusz3_ sin x# [...]

[... _usan_ dele-bat e _mul2_]-_babbar# 2 si_ dele-bat 2 _si_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 3_ sin _sig dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3 6 si_(?)# [...]

[...] 3 13 na _mul2-babbar ge6 4_ sin e _sa4 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_ [...]

[...] _gin ge6 6_ sin e# _rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_ in# 6 _mul2-babbar_ ina _a szu2#_ [...]

[... _ge6 7_] sin ina _igi mul2_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 2 kusz3_ [...]

[...] ana _si nim ge6 7_ sin e _si4 4 kusz3_ [...]

[...] _si# nim ge6 12_ sin ina _igi si#_-[_masz2 n n_ ...]

[...] x# _ge6 14 11 me_ musz(?)# [...]

[...] _nim#_-a _ge6 16_(?)# [...]

[...] _kusz3_ sin# [...]

AI Translation

Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there; it was low to the sun. The 1st, the south wind blew. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1/2 cubit behind beta Virginis, the moon being ... .

... first part of the night, Venus was 2 fingers above Jupiter, Venus being 2 fingers back to the west. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 1 cubit 6 fingers below gamma Virginis .

... The 3rd, sunset to setting of Jupiter: 13°. Night of the 4th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west .

... blew. Night of the 6th, the moon was 1 cubit above alpha Librae, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Around the 6th, Jupiter's last appearance in Leo .

... Night of the 7th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Scorpii .

... high to the north. Night of the 7th, the moon was 4 cubits above alpha Scorpii .

... high to the north. Night of the 12th, the moon was ... in front of beta Capricorni .

... ... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 11°, measured? .

... high to the north. Night of the 16th?, .

... cubits, the moon .

Human

Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ..., measured; the moon could be seen while the sun stood there, it was low to the sun. The 1st, the south wind blew. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1/2 cubit behind beta Virginis, the moon being ... ...

... first part of the night, Venus was 2 fingers above Jupiter, Venus being 2 fingers back to the west. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 1 cubit 6? fingers below gamma Virginis ...

... The 3rd, sunset to setting of Jupiter: 13°. Night of the 4th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west ...

... blew. Night of the 6th, the moon was 1 cubit above alpha Librae, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Around the 6th, Jupiter's last appearance in Leo. ...

... Night of the 7th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Scorpii ...

... high to the north. Night of the 7th error for: 8th, the moon was 4 cubits above alpha Scorpii ...

... high to the north. Night of the 12th, the moon was ... in front of beta Capricorni ...

... ... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 11°, measured? ...

... it was high. Night of the 16th?, ...

... cubits, the moon ...

X201794: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu 1 me 32-kam2_ (disz)se-lu-ku] _lugal# itu-kin-2-kam2 1 13_ na [x]

[... _ge6 2_ sin ina _igi_(?) _rin2_-sza2]-_si 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _igi_ dele-bat 2# 5/6 _kusz3_

[ana _szu2 gub_ ...] _en 2 genna_ ana _nim_ ki _usz_-u2

[... _n n_ ana] _si# nim usz ge6 3_ sin e

[_mul2_-x-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab n n ge6_] 4(?) sin ar2(?) _si4# 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3#_

[ana _si nim_ ... ana] _si# nim ge6_ x#

[...] x x#

AI Translation

Year 132, king Seleucus. Month VI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 13° .

... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front? of beta Librae, 2 5/6 cubits in front of Venus

to the west ... until the 2nd, when Saturn became stationary to the east,

... being ... high to the north. Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... above

beta/delta Scorpii. Night of the 4th?, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind? alpha Scorpii, the moon being 4 cubits

high to the north ... high to the north. Night .

Human

Year 132, king Seleucus, month VI,2, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 13° ...

... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front? of beta Librae, it stood 2 5/6 cubits in front of Venus

to the west ... Around the 2nd, when Saturn became stationary in the east,

it became stationary ..., being ... high to the north. Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... above

beta/delta Scorpii. Night of the 4th?, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind? alpha Scorpii, the moon being 4 cubits

high to the north ... being high to the north. Night of the ...

... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

AI Translation

Human

X201795: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[... x]+1 _kusz3 4#_ [ina] _kin-sig#_ [...]

[... _mul2_]-_kur#_-sza2-_dur_-nu-nu [...]

[... _sag_] _ge6_ sin ina _igi_ is-le10 [...]

[...] _szu2 dir an za ge6 13_ [...]

[...] 14 _dir an za ge6 15_ x# [...]

[... dele-bat x _mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2_] 1(?) _si_ dele-bat 4 ana _nim dib#_ [...]

[... sin _sig_ ...] _a 4 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2#_ [_lal_ ...]

[...] x# ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2-[_absin n n_ ...]

[...] _kusz3 ge6 24 dir an za_ ina [...]

[...] 27 15 _kur_ musz sin ar2 x# [...]

[...] sah-le10 1(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _sze-gisz_ [...]

[... dele-bat ina] _murub4# itu_ ina _masz2_ ina _til itu_ [...] [_gan_ ...] x# _sag ge6_ sin ar2 [...]

[_gan_ ...] x# _sag ge6_ sin ar2 [...]

[... _dele_]-sza2#-_igi_-_absin 1 1_/2 _kusz3#_ [...]

[...] x# 1 _kusz3_ sin# [...]

AI Translation

... x+1 cubits. The 4th, in the afternoon, .

... eta Piscium .

... beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Tauri .

... overcast, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, .

... The 14th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, ... .

... Venus was 1? finger ... gamma Capricorni, Venus having passed 4 fingers to the east .

... the moon was 4 cubits below ..., the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west .

... ... last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Virginis .

... cubits. Night of the 24th, clouds were in the sky; in .

... The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 15°, measured; the moon was behind ... .

... cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, .

... Venus, in the middle of the month, was in Capricorn, at the end of the month, .

Month IX, ... ... beginning of the night, the moon was behind .

... 1 1/2 cubits ... gamma Virginis .

... ... 1 cubit, the moon being .

Human

... x+1 cubit. The 4th, in the afternoon, ...

... eta Piscium ...

... beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Tauri ...

... overcast, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, ...

... The 14th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, ... ...

... Venus was x+1 finger ... gamma Capricorni, Venus having passed 4 fingers to the east ...

... the moon was 4 cubits ... Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west ...

... ... last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Virginis ...

... cubits. Night of the 24th, clouds were in the sky ...

... The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 15°, measured; the moon was ... behind ... ...

... cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, ...

...Venus was until the middle of the month, in Capricorn, at the end of the month, ...

Month IX, ... ... beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind ...

... 1 1/2 cubits ... gamma Virginis ...

... ... 1 cubit, the moon being ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x _szu2_(?) x x# [...]

[...] sin ina _igi giri3_ [...]

[...] [x] 3 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ sin [...]

[... sin x _dele_-sza2-_igi_]-_absin# 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ar2 _mul2-babbar_ [_n n_ ana _nim gub_ ...]

[... ina] _zalag2_ sin e _rin2_-sza2-_ulu3_ [_n n_ ...]

[...] 1/2(?)# _kusz3 19_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib_(?)# [...]

[...] _kusz3 20 szu2-szu2 ulu3 szar2 gin#_ [...]

[...] sin ina _igi si_-_masz2 2 2_/3 _kusz3 20_+[x ...]

[...] 25# dele-bat ina _szu2_ ina zib-_me szu2 ge6 26 26_ [...]

[... sin _sig_] _mul2#_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 5 kusz3_ kal _ge6_ [...]

[...] _itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im 2(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _zu2#_ [...]

[... dele-bat ina] _szu2_ ina zib-_me szu2_ in 29 dele-bat ina _nim_ ina _hun#_ [_igi_ ...]

[...] _lal pap 31_ na _en 15 4_(?) _u gin_(?)# [...]

[...] _ku4_-ub _nidba_ ina _e2_ [...]

[...] [x] _ge6# 2_ sin [...]

AI Translation

... the moon was ... in front of beta Virginis .

... ... 3 cubits; last part of the night, the moon was .

... the moon was 2 1/2 cubits ... gamma Virginis, it stood ... behind Jupiter to the east .

... last part of the night, the moon was ... above alpha Librae .

... 1/2? cubit. The 19th, in the morning, clouds crossed? the sky .

... cubits. The 20th, very overcast, a gusty south wind blew .

... the moon was 2 2/3 cubits in front of beta Capricorni. The 20+xth, .

... The 25th, Venus' last appearance in the west in Pisces. Night of the 26th and the 26th, .

... the moon was 5 cubits below alpha Arietis; all night .

... That month, the equivalent was: barley, 2 panu 4 sutu; dates, .

... Venus' last appearance in the west in Pisces; around the 29th, Venus' first appearance in the east in Aries .

... receded ..., total: 31 was the na gauge; until the 15th, it rose 4? fingers? .

... enters. Food offerings in the house .

... ... Night of the 2nd, the moon .

Human

... ... ...

... the moon was ... in front of beta Virginis ...

... ... 3 cubits; last part of the night, the moon was ...

... the moon was 2 1/2 cubits ... gamma Virginis, it stood ... behind Jupiter to the east ...

... last part of the night, the moon was ... above alpha Librae ...

... 1/2? cubit. The 19th, in the morning, clouds crossed? the sky ...

... cubits. The 20th, very overcast, alpha gusty south wind blew ...

... the moon was 2 2/3 cubits in front of beta Capricorni. The 20+xth, ...

... The 25th, Venus' last appearance in the west in Pisces. Night of the 26th and the 26th, ...

... the moon was 5 cubits below alpha Arietis; all night ...

... That month, the equivalent was: barley, 2 panu 4 sutu; dates, ...

...Venus' last appearance in the west in Pisces; around the 29th, Venus' first appearance in the east in Aries ...

... the river level receded ..., total: 31 was the na na-gauge; until the 15th, it rose? 4? fingers ...

... entered; offerings in the temple ...

... ... Night of the 2nd, the moon ...

X201801: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 31-kam2_ (disz)se-[lu-ku _lugal_]

[_itu_]-_bar 30 14-10 dir nu pap_ [...]

_dir an za ge6 2 dir_ [x x _usan_ dele-bat _sig_]

_szur_-_si 1 1_/2 _kusz3 2 dir an_ [...]

[_ge6_] 3 sin _sig szur_-_si 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin i(?) ana _szu2_(?) _lal_(?)#

[ina] _igi#_ dele-bat 1 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

[x (x)] _dir an za ge6 4 dir an za sag ge6_ sin(?)

[x] _mul2#_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 2 kusz3_ kal _ge6 szu2-szu2_

[4 kal] _me dir an dib_ me-hu#-u2 _ulu3 szar2 gin_

[_ge6 5_] _dir an za sag ge6_ (erasure) sin ina _igi_

[_masz-masz_-_igi_ x]+1 _kusz3_ sin 6 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ kal _ge6_

[x x x] _si gin 5 dir an za si gin_

AI Translation

Year 131, king Seleucus.

Month I, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14° 10'; clouds, I did not watch .

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 2nd, clouds ... first part of the night, Venus was

1 1/2 cubits ... beta Tauri. The 2nd, clouds ... the sky .

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri, the moon being a little? back to the west?.

it stood 1 cubit in front of Venus to the west, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south.

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon?

2 cubits ... eta Geminorum; all night very overcast.

The 4th, all day clouds crossed the sky, a gusty south wind blew.

Night of the 5th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of

alpha Geminorum, the moon being 6 cubits low to the south; all night

... the north wind blew. The 5th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Human

Year 131, king Seleucus.

Month I, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14° 10'; clouds, I did not watch ...

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 2nd, clouds ...; first part of the night, Venus was

1 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri. The 2nd, clouds ... the sky ...

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri, the moon being a little? back? to the west?,

it stood 1 cubit in front of Venus to the west, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south.

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon? was

2 cubits ... eta Geminorum; all night very overcast.

The 4th, all day clouds crossed the sky, a gusty south storm blew.

Night of the 5th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was x+1 cubits in front of

alpha Geminorum, the moon being 6 cubits low to the south; all night

... the north wind blew. The 5th?, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _murub4_-ti3 x x# [...]

[...] 2 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_ x x#

[...] [x] _dir an za ulu3 gin 24_

[...] _ulu3# gin ge6 25 sag ge6_

[...] 26 _dir an za_ ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2_

[... _ge6_] 27 _szu2-szu2 ulu3 gin 27 szu2-szu2 ulu3 gin_

[... _szu2_]-_szu2 ulu3 gin 27_ (sic) _dir an dib_

ina(?) _kin_(?)-_sig_(?) _u 1_-en-szu2(?)# 2-szu2 3-szu2 _gu3_-szu2 ne2-hi _szub_-di

_an_ rad _pisan dib_ kal _me szu2-szu2 ulu3 szar2_

_ge6 29 szu2-szu2 29 szu2-szu2 an-bar7_ x [x x]

AI Translation

... middle part of the night, ... .

... 2 1/2 cubits, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits back to the west .

... ... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 24th,

... the south wind blew. Night of the 25th, beginning of the night,

... The 26th, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, very overcast.

... Night of the 27th, very overcast, the south wind blew. The 27th, very overcast, the south wind blew.

... very overcast, the south wind blew. The 27thsic, clouds crossed the sky

in the afternoon?, it thundered slowly once, twice, or thrice.

cloudburst, PISAN DIB; all day very overcast, gusty south wind.

Night of the 29th, very overcast. The 29th, very overcast; at noon, ... .

Human

... middle part of the night, ... ...

... 2 1/2 cubits, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits back to the west ...

... ... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 24th,

... the south wind blew. Night of the 25th, beginning of the night,

... The 26th, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, very overcast.

... Night of the 27th, very overcast, the south wind blew. The 27th, very overcast, the south wind blew.

... very overcast, the south wind blew. The 27thsic, clouds crossed the sky;

in the afternoon?, it thundered slowly once, twice, or thrice,

cloudburst, PISAN DIB; all day very overcast, gusty south wind.

Night of the 29th, very overcast. The 29th, very overcast; around noon, ... ...

X201802: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu 1_] _me# 31-kam2 itu-ab_(?) x# 40 na-su x x x# [...]

[x] _an_(?) _dul_(?) [x x x x x x]

[x x x] _an_(?)# _dul_(?) [x x x x] _ge6 4 szu2-szu2_ x 4(?)# ina _kin-sig dir_(?)# [...]

[x bu]-tuq#-tum _tir-ra-an a2#_ [x] _gib# ge6 5_(?)# sin ina _igi dur_-nu-nu#

1 1/2(?) _kusz3#_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6#_ [6 sin _sig mul2_-x]-sza2-_sag_-_hun 5 kusz3_

6 _mul2-kak-ban_ ana _me e_-a _ge6 7_ sin ina _igi mul2-mul2#_ [N] _kusz3#_ sin 3 _kusz3_

ana _ulu3 sig_ ar2(?) _genna 2_/3 _kusz3_ sin [x x x x x x] sin(?) ina _igi_ is-le10 2 _kusz3_

8 kal _me szu2-szu2 an_ ne2-hi _pisan dib_ [x x x x x x x] x# _kur gin_ x#

_ge6 10 dir an dib nim-gir2 nim-gir2 gu3_(?) U(?)# [x x x x x x] x# _szu2-szu2_(?) x x#

_ge6 11_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 2 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 12_ sin _sig masz-masz_-ar2 5(?) _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3#_

ana _nim_(?) _dib_(?) ina _zalag2 dir an za ge6 13_(?) [...]

[x x] sza2-_ulu3# 1 kusz3 13 14_(?) _szu2_ [...] x# _u gu3_-[szu2 _szub_]-di

[_ge6_] 14(?)# kal _ge6 szu2-szu2_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_ [x x x] sin [x x] ana _ulu3 sig_ [...]

[x x x] musz(?) kal _me dir an za_ [...]

[x x] x# sin(?) 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ kal [_ge6_ ...]

[...] _gisz-kun_(?)-_a 2 kusz3_ sin [...]

AI Translation

Year 131, month X, ... 40 was the na gauge ... .

... rain DUL .

... rain DUL? ... Night of the 4th, very overcast ... The 4th?, in the afternoon, clouds? .

... a rainbow stretched on the ... side. Night of the 5th?, the moon was ... in front of eta Piscium.

the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. Night of the 6th, the moon was 5 cubits below alpha /beta Arietis,

The 6th, Sirius' acronychal rising. Night of the 7th, the moon was nn cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 3 cubits

low to the south, 2/3 cubit behind? Saturn, the moon being ... the moon? was 2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri,

The 8th, all day very overcast, slow rain, PISAN DIB ... ... the east wind blew .

Night of the 10th, clouds crossed the sky, lightning flashed, thunder? ... ... very overcast? .

Night of the 11th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind gamma Geminorum. Night of the 12th, the moon was 5? cubits below beta Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit

having passed? to the east?; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th?, .

1 cubit ... south. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 14°?. ... ... thunder.

Night of the 14th?, all night very overcast; last part of the night, the moon was in front of ... the moon being ... low to the south .

... measured?; all day clouds were in the sky .

... ... the moon? being 3 cubits low to the south; all night .

... 2 cubits ... theta Leonis, the moon being .

Human

Year 131, month ... sunset to moonset: ... 40' ... ...

... ... very overcast ...

... ... ... Night of the 4th, very overcast ... in the afternoon, clouds? ...

... a section of a rainbow stretched on the ... side. Night of the 5th?, the moon was 1 1/2? cubits in front of eta Piscium,

the moon being 3 cubits low to the south ... 5 cubits ... Arietis.

The 6th, Sirius' acronychal rising. Night of the 7th, the moon was nn cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 3 cubits

low to the south, 2/3 cubit behind? Saturn, the moon ... the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri.

The 8th, all day very overcast, slow rain, PISAN DIB.

Night of the 10th, clouds crossed the sky, lighning flashed.

Night of the 11th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind gamma Geminorum. Night of the 12th, the moon was 5? cubits below beta Geminorum, the moon

having passed? 1/2 cubit to the east; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th?,

1 cubit ??? The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 14°? ... thunder ...

all night very overcast; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of ??? the moon being ... low to the south ...

measured; all day clouds were in the sky

the moon being 3 cubits low to the south

2 cubits ... theta Leonis, the moon ...

Reverse

Akkadian

_ta# 20 en 22 1_+[x] _si gin_ [...]

AI Translation

from the 20th to the 22nd, the north wind blew .

Human

r 1' ... ... ... the cold became severe ...

X201803: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 31-kam2 itu-ziz2 ge6#_ [...]

_ulu3 gin itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im# [...]

2(_barig_) _pi_ [x] 1(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _zu2_ ina _sag itu_ [...]

1(_gur_) _gur en til itu 4_(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) kas3 2(_gur_) _gur#_ [...]

[_sze_]-_gisz-i3 4_(_ban2_) _sig2-hi--a 2 1_/2 _ma-na#_ [...]

[i]-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina A dele-bat ina _masz2_ [...]

[x] _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina zib-_me igi_ [...]

[x x x] x x# [...]

AI Translation

Year 131, month XI, night .

the south wind blew. That month, the equivalent was: barley, .

2 panu ... 1 panu 4 sutu; dates, in the beginning of the month, .

1 kurru, until the end of the month, 4 panu 2 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru .

sesame, 4 sutu; wool, 2 1/2 minas .

At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus was in Capricorn .

... Mercury's first appearance in the west in Pisces .

Human

Year 131, month XI, night? ...

the south wind blew. That month, the equivalent was: barley, ...

2 panu ... 1 panu 4 sutu; dates, in the beginning of the month, ...

1 kurru, until the end of the month, 4 panu 2 sutu; mustard, 2 kur ...

sesame, 4 sutu; wool, 2 1/2 minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver.

At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus was in Capricorn ...

... Mercury's first appearance in the west in Pisces ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [...]

[_dir_] _an# za ge6 6_ sin# [...]

[x x] _si nim dir sal an_ [...]

_szed7#_ ik-te-szir _ge6 7_ [sin _sig masz-masz_-_igi_]

6 1/2 _kusz3 7 si gin szed7_ ik-[te-szir ...]

_ge6 8 dir an za_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-ar2 [_n n_ sin _n n_]

ana _ulu3 sig 8 dir an za ulu3 gin_ [...]

_ge6 9 dir an dib nim-gir2 nim_-[_gir2_ ...]

_an kusz-e-sir2 nu tuh_ [...]

AI Translation

... the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, the moon .

... high to the north; thin clouds ... the sky .

cold became severe. Night of the 7th, the moon was ... below alpha Geminorum,

The 7th, the north wind blew, the cold became severe .

Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was ... behind beta Geminorum, the moon being .

low to the south. The 8th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew .

Night of the 9th, clouds crossed the sky, lightning flashed .

rain but the sandal was not removed .

Human

... the moon being 1/2 cubit to ...

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, the moon ...

..., the north wind blew, thin clouds ... the sky ...

the cold became severe. Night of the 7th, the moon was 6 1/2 cubits below alpha Geminorum.

The 7th, the north wind blew, the cold became severe ...

Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was ... behind beta Geminorum, the moon being ...

low to the south. The 8th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew ...

Night of the 9th, clouds crossed the sky, lightning flashed ...

rain but the sandal was not removed ...

Top

Akkadian

_dir an za ge6 10 dir an za_ [...]

sin 1 _kusz3 6 si_ ana _ulu3_ [_sig_ ...]

AI Translation

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, clouds were in the sky .

the moon being 1 cubit 6 fingers low to the south .

Human

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, clouds were in the sky ...

the moon being 1 cubit 6 fingers low to the south ...

Left

Akkadian

[...] _an utah_

[...] _si gin_ x

AI Translation

... rain shower

... the north wind blew .

Human

... rain shower

... the north wind blew ...

X201804: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 31 sze ge6 11_ sin _sig genna 1 kusz3 6 si_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim#_ [_dib_]

11 _dir an za_ ina _kin-sig szu2 an dul ge6 12 dir an za_ sin ar2 is-le10 [_n n_]

12 _dir an za ulu3 gin_ ina _kin-sig an utah ge6 13 dir an dib_ [x x]

ina _usan-zal-la an_ ne2-hi _pisan_ i-s,a _dib 13 1-30 szu2 dir nu pap_

kal _me dir an za an_ na-al-szu2 _ge6 14 4-10 me dir nu pap_

kal(?) _ge6# szu2-szu2 14# 8-10_ na _dir nu pap_ kal _me szu2-szu2 ge6 15#_ [x x]

x x x x# musz kal _ge6 szu2-szu2_ ina _usan-zal-la_ [x x]

sin(?) ina _igi_(?) _an# 4_(?) _si_ ana _sza3_-szu2 kun-nu 15 kal _me szu2_-[_szu2_ x x]

x x x x x# _si_(?) _gin ge6 16 szu2-szu2 16 dir an_ [x x]

x x x x# ar2 _rin2_-sza2-_si 2 1_/2 _kusz3 17 dir an_ [x x x]

_ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _si4 4 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [x x x x]

_ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2 1_/2 _kusz3#_ [19]

_si gin_ ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2 ge6 20 sag ge6 dir an_ [x]

_an dul 20 dir sal an za 21 dir sal an za ge6_ [22]

ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi si_-_masz2 2 kusz3 22 dir an za_ ina _kin#_-[_sig_]

_dir sal an za ulu3 gin ge6 23 murub4_-ti3 _szu2-szu2_

23 _szu2-szu2 ulu3 gin ge6 24 dir an za sag ge6 an_ [x]

ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _suhur_-ar2 2 _kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_

24 _dir an za ulu3 gin ge6 25 dir an za si gin#_

25 ina sze-ri3 _si gin_ kal _me dir an za_

_ge6# 26_ ina _zalag2 dir an za 26 18 kur dir_ musz#

AI Translation

Year 131, month XII, night of the 11th, the moon was 1 cubit 6 fingers below Saturn, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east.

The 11th, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, overcast, rain DUL. Night of the 12th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was ... behind alpha Tauri,

The 12th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; in the afternoon, rain shower. Night of the 13th, clouds crossed the sky .

first part of the night, slow rain, a little PISAN DIB. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 1° 30'; clouds, I did not watch;

all day clouds were in the sky, slow rain. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 4° 10'; clouds, I did not watch;

all? night very overcast. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 8° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; all day very overcast. Night of the 15th, .

... measured; all night very overcast; first part of the night, .

the moon? was 4? fingers in front? of Mars to its inside. The 15th, all day very overcast .

... the north? wind blew. Night of the 16th, very overcast. The 16th, clouds ... the sky .

... 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Librae. The 17th, clouds ... the sky .

Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above theta Ophiuchi. The 19th,

the north wind blew; in the afternoon, very overcast. Night of the 20th, beginning of the night, clouds ... the sky,

rain DUL. The 20th, thin clouds were in the sky. The 21st, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd,

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon,

thin clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 23rd, middle part of the night, very overcast;

The 23rd, very overcast, the south wind blew. Night of the 24th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, rain .

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north.

The 24th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 25th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

The 25th, in the morning, the north wind blew; all day clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 26th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 26th, moonrise to sunrise: 18°, measured despite clouds;

Human

Year 131, month XII, night of the 11th, the moon was 1 cubit 6 fingers below Saturn, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east.

The 11th, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, overcast, rain DUL. Night of the 12th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was ... behind alpha Tauri.

The 12th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; in the afternoon, rain shower. Night of the 13th, clouds crossed the sky ...;

first part of the night, slow rain, a little PISAN DIB. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 1° 30'; clouds, I did not watch;

all day clouds were in the sky, dew. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 4° 10'; clouds, I did not watch;

all night very overcast. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 8° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; all day very overcast. Night of the 15th, ...

..., measured; all night very overcast; first part of the night, ...

the moon was 4? fingers in front? of Mars, it was set towards its inside. The 15th, all day very overcast ...

... the north? wind blew. Night of the 16th, very overcast. The 16th, clouds ... the sky

... 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Librae. The 17th, clouds ... the sky ???

Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit to ...

Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above theta Ophiuchi. The 19th,

the north wind blew; in the afternoon, very overcast. Night of the 20th, beginning of the night, clouds ... the sky,

rain DUL. The 20th, thin clouds were in the sky. The 21st, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd,

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon,

thin clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 23rd, middle part of the night, very overcast.

The 23rd, very overcast, the south wind blew. Night of the 24th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, rain ...;

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north.

The 24th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 25th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

The 25th, in the morning, the north wind blew; all day clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 26th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 26th, moonrise to sunrise: 18°, measured despite clouds;

Reverse

Akkadian

[kal _me_(?)] _dir an za ulu3 gin ge6 27_ ina _zalag2 szu2 an#_ [x]

27# _dir an dib an-bar7 an dul ge6 28 dir_ [x x]

28# kal _me szu2-szu2 ulu3 gin_ ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2 an dul#_ [x x]

[x x x] _an-bar7 dir an za itu bi ki-lam_ [sze-im]

ina _sag itu 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) ina _murub4 itu 2_(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _en_ (_til_) _itu 2_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) _zu2 1_(_gur_) [_gur_ x x]

4(_barig_)(?) x ina _murub4 itu 4_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) _en til itu 4_(_barig_) _pi_ kas3 2(_gur_) _gur 2_(_barig_) [x x]

[x x] 2(_barig_) _pi sze-gisz-i3 3_(_ban2_) 4 1/2 qa _sig2-hi--a 2 1_/2 _ma-na_ a-[na]

[1 _gin2_] _ku3-babbar#_ ep-szu2 i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina A dele-bat ina _sag itu#_ [ina _gu_]

[x dele-bat] zib-_me kur_-ad2 _gu4-ud_ ina _sag itu_ ina zib-_me 8 gu4-ud#_ [ina zib-_me_]

[_igi_ x] _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _hun szu2 nu pap genna_ ina _sag itu_ ina _hun_

[ina _til itu_] ina _mul2-mul2 an_ ina _rin2_ [x] _an_ ana _me e_-a

[x] _an_ ana _me e_-a _illu ta 11 en 23 1 kusz3 4 si lal pap 28_ na#

_illu ta 11 en 23 1 kusz3 4 si lal pap 28_ na#

_ta 25_ (sic) _en 28 5_/6 _kusz3 gin pap 23_ na

AI Translation

all day? clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, overcast, rain .

The 27th, clouds crossed the sky; around noon, rain DUL. Night of the 28th, clouds .

The 28th, all day very overcast, the south wind blew; in the afternoon, very overcast, rain DUL .

... at noon, clouds were in the sky. That month, the equivalent was: barley,

in the beginning of the month, 2 panu 3 sutu, in the middle of the month, 2 panu 2 sutu, until the end of the month, 2 panu 1 sutu; dates, 1 kurru .

4? panu ..., in the middle of the month, 4 panu 1 sutu, until the end of the month, 4 panu; mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu .

... 2 panu; sesame, 3 sutu 4 1/2 qa; wool, 2 1/2 minas

1 shekel of silver was sold. At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Aquarius;

... Venus reached Pisces; Mercury, in the beginning of the month, was in Pisces; the 8th, Mercury's

first appearance in the west in Aries; I did not watch; Saturn, in the beginning of the month, was in Aries;

at the end of the month, in Taurus; Mars was in Libra; ... Mars' acronychal rising.

... Mars' acronychal rising; the river level from the 11th to the 23rd receded 1 cubit 4 fingers, total: 28 was the na gauge;

the river level from the 11th to the 23rd receded 1 cubit 4 fingers, total: 28 was the na na-gauge;

from the 25thsic to the 28th, it rose 5/6 cubit, total: 23 was the na gauge;

Human

all day? clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, overcast, rain ...

The 27th, clouds crossed the sky; around noon, rain DUL. Night of the 28th, clouds ...

The 28th, all day very overcast, the south wind blew; in the afternoon, very overcast, rain DUL, ...

... around noon, clouds were in the sky. That month, the equivalent was: barley,

in the beginning of the month, 2 panu 3 sutu; in the middle of the month, 2 panu 2 sutu; until the end of the month, 2 panu 1 sutu; dates, 1 kurru ...

4? panu ...; in the middle of the month, 4 panu 1 sutu; until the end of the month, 4 panu; mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu ...

... 2 panu; sesame, 3 sutu 4 1/2 qa; wool, 2 1/2 minas

were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Aquarius;

the xth, Venus reached Pisces; Mercury, in the beginning of the month, ??? Pisces; the 8th, Mercury's

first appearance in the west in Pisces; the xth, Mercury's last appearance in the west in Aries; I did not watch; Saturn, in the beginning of the month, was in Aries,

at the end of the month, in Taurus; Mars was in Libra;

the xth, Mars' acronychal rising.

The river level from the 11th to the 23rd receded 1 cubit 4 fingers, total: 28 was the na na-gauge;

from the 25thsic to the 28th, it rose 5/6 cubit, total: 23 was the na na-gauge.

X201810: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[x x] [...]

_ge6 4_ sin _sig dele 2 kusz3 ge6 5_ sin e _sa4#_-[sza2-_absin n n_ ...]

_mar gin ge6 7_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_si 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib#_ [_ge6 8_]

sin e _mul2_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 4 si_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib ge6 9_ sin# [ina _igi_]

_mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 12_ sin ina _igi si_-_masz2 1 kusz3#_ [_ge6 13_]

sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ [ina _zalag2_]

dele-bat e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 1_/2 _kusz3 13 3 szu2 mar gin ge6 14#_

_usan_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 3 kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si_ [_nim_]

14 12 na musz _mar gin_ [x x x x] x ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_ [x x]

15 _mar gin_ x x x# [...] _kusz3_ sin [_n n_]

ana _szu2 lal 17_ (or: 18) x x# [... _ge6 19_ ...] x sin# [ar2]

_genna 1 kusz3 6 si_ ana _nim#_ [_gub ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2-mul2 n n_ sin]

1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 20 mar gin ge6#_ [21 ina _zalag2_ sin e is-le10 _n n_ sin]

1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 21 mar gin ge6#_ [22 ...]

_ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa_ [_n n ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig masz-masz_-_igi_]

6(?)# _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 24 mar_ [_gin ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2]

AI Translation

Night of the 4th, the moon was 2 cubits below gamma Virginis. Night of the 5th, the moon was ... above alpha Virginis .

the west wind blew. Night of the 7th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Librae, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 8th,

the moon was 4 fingers above beta Scorpii, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 9th, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits in front of theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 12th, the moon was 1 cubit in front of beta Capricorni. Night of the 13th,

the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north; last part of the night,

Venus was 1/2 cubit above delta Cancri. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 3°; the west wind blew. Night of the 14th,

first part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north.

The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 12°, measured; the west wind blew ... ... last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of .

The 15th, the west wind blew ... ... cubits, the moon being .

back to the west. The 17th or: 18th, ... ... Night of the 19th, ... ... the moon was

it stood 1 cubit 6 fingers behind Saturn to the east. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below eta Tauri, the moon being

having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 20th, the west wind blew. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was ... above alpha Tauri, the moon being

having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 21st, the west wind blew. Night of the 22nd, .

Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of gamma Geminorum. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Geminorum,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 24th, the west wind blew. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was

Human

... ...

Night of the 4th, the moon was 2 cubits below gamma Virginis. Night of the 5th, the moon was ... above alpha Virginis ...

the west wind blew. Night of the 7th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Librae, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 8th,

the moon was 4 fingers above beta Scorpii, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 9th, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits in front of theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 12th, the moon was 1 cubit in front of beta Capricorni. Night of the 13th,

the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north; last part of the night,

Venus was 1/2 cubit above delta Cancri. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 3°; the west wind blew. Night of the 14th,

first part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north.

The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 12°, measured; the west wind blew. ... ... last part of the night, the moon was in front of ... ...

The 15th, the west wind blew ... ... cubits, the moon being ...

back to the west. The 17th?, ... ... Night of the 19th, ... ... the moon stood

1 cubit 6 fingers behind Saturn to the east. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below eta Tauri, the moon

having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 20th, the west wind blew. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was ... above alpha Tauri, the moon

having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 21st, the west wind blew. Night of the 22nd, ...

Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of gamma Geminorum. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 6? cubits below alpha Geminorum,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 24th, the west wind blew. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was

Bottom

Akkadian

[_masz_]-_masz_-ar2(?)# 2 _kusz3_ sin 5 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ar2 _mul2#_-[_babbar n n_]

sin# 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 25 mar gin 26 mar gin_ [_ge6 27_]

AI Translation

2 cubits below beta Geminorum, the moon being 5 cubits low to the south, ... behind Jupiter,

the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. The 25th, the west wind blew. The 26th, the west wind blew. Night of the 27th,

Human

2 cubits behind beta ? Geminorum, the moon being 5 cubits low to the south, ... behind Jupiter,

the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. The 25th, the west wind blew. The 26th, the west wind blew. Night of the 27th,

Reverse

Akkadian

ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_ dele-bat 2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 27_ x# [...]

_itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im 1(_gur_) _gur 1_(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _zu2 2_(_gur_) _gur 3_(_barig_)(?) [x x]

_gibil 2_(_gur_) _gur 1_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) 3 qa sah-le10 [x] _sze#-gisz-i3 2_(_ban2_) 4 1/2 [qa _sig2-hi--a_]

[x]+2 1/2 _kusz3_ (sic) a-na 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep-szu2 i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar#_ [ina _masz-masz_]

15(?)# _mul2-babbar alla kur_-ad2 dele-bat ina _sag itu_ ina _masz-masz 3_ dele-bat _alla#_ [_kur_-ad2]

27 dele-bat [x x x] _gu4#-ud_ ina _a 26_(?) _gu4-ud absin kur_-ad2# [_genna_]

ina _hun an_ ina _rin2 itu bi u4 7_ na-asz2#-mu sza2 (f)lu-di-qe2#-[e]

_dam_ (disz)se-lu-ku _lugal_ a-na (disz)se-lu-ku _lugal lu2-dam_(?)#-[szu2]

a-na _uru_-se-lu-ke-'a-a sza2 ana muh-hi _id2_-[_idigna_]

u _id2 lugal gin_-ku si-ip-du u bi-ki-tum ina lib3-bi

il-tak-nu-u2 _u4 9-kam2_ na-asz2-mu-u2 ina _e-ki_ it-te#-[esz-me]

um-ma _nin_ szim-tum ub-til u _lu2-un-mesz kur_ [gab-bi]

u _ukkin_ sza2 _e2-sag-gil2_ sza2 la [x x x]

x x x x x# [...]

AI Translation

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below Venus, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 27th, ... .

That month, the equivalent was: barley, 1 kurru 1 panu 4 sutu; dates, 2 kurru 3 panu? .

new, 2 kurru 1 panu 1 sutu 3 qa; cress, x; sesame, 2 sutu 4 1/2 qa; wool,

x+2 1/2 cubitssic was sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Gemini;

The 15th?, Jupiter reached Cancer; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Gemini; the 3rd, Venus reached Cancer;

The 27th, Venus ... Mercury was in Leo; the 26th?, Mercury reached Virgo; Saturn

in Aries; Mars was in Libra. That month, the 7th, the nashmu of Ludi-qe

wife of Seleucus, king, to Seleucus, king, his wife

to Seleucia which is on the Tigris.

and the king's canal he blew. There was a sluice and a cloak.

They have been set free. The 9th day they heard that they were in Babylon.

"The lady of fate has finished, and the people of the land are all together."

and the assembly of Esangil which did not .

Human

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below Venus, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 27th, ... ...

That month, the equivalent was: barley, 1 kurru 1 panu 4 sutu; dates, 2 kurru 3? panu ...

new, 2 kurru 1 panu 1 sutu 3 qa; cress, ...; sesame, 2 sutu 4 1/2 qa; wool,

x+2 1/2 minas! were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Gemini;

the 15th?, Jupiter reached Cancer; Venus, in the beginning of the ??? was in Gemini; the 3rd, Venus reached Cancer;

the 27th, Venus ... Mercury was in Leo; the 26th?, Mercury reached Virgo; Saturn

was in Aries; Mars was in Libra. That month, the 7th day, rumour of Laodike,

the wife of king Seleucus, came to king Seleucus ... ...

to Seleucia on the Tigris

and on the royal canal. Mourning and lamentation were held in it.

The 9th day, the rumour was heard in Babylon

as follows: Fate has carried off the queen, and the people of the land ...

and the assembly of Esangil which not ...

... ...

Left

Akkadian

_itu bi illu ta 1 en til itu 5_/6 _kusz3 lal_

35 na (intrusion from upper edge, itself not preserved:) [...] ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig sag_-_a 4 kusz3_

AI Translation

That month, the river level from the 1st to the end of the month receded 5/6 cubit.

35 was the na na-gauge; intrusion from the upper edge, itself not preserved ... last part of the night, Venus was 4 cubits below epsilon Leonis.

Human

That month, the river level from the 1st to the end of the month receded 5/6 cubit;

35 was the na na-gauge. $intrusion from upper edge, itself not preserved$ ... last part of the night, Venus was 4 cubits below epsilon Leonis.

X201821: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] x# [...]

[...] _igi ge6 10_+[x x x] _ud_ x# [...]

[...] x# [...] 22 _szu2-szu2 23 genna_ ina _til_ zib-_me igi#_ [...]

[... _ge6_] 27(?)# _sag ge6_ x# [...] _dir_ musz _szu2-szu2 ge6 28_(?) _usan gu4-ud sig szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si#_ [_n n_ ...]

[... x]+8 _me nim_-a ina _kin-sig dir an za_ [...] x x x# [...]

[... _mul2-babbar_ ina _mul2_]-_mul2_ in 14 dele-bat ina _szu2_ ina _til hun igi#_ [... _genna_] ina _til_ zib-_me igi an_ sza2 _szu2_-u2 _nu igi_ [...]

[...] _ta# 8 en 16_(?) [N] _kusz3 gin 16_(?)# na _ta#_ [...] _gin 6_ na 28 4 _si lal_ [...] [_itu-gu4 1_ ...] x# 2 _kusz3#_ ar2 dele-bat x x# [...] x# _sig_ x# [...] 4(?)# _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6_ [...]

[_itu-gu4 1_ ...] x# 2 _kusz3#_ ar2 dele-bat x x# [...] x# _sig_ x# [...] 4(?)# _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6_ [...]

[...] bu-tuq-tum (d)_tir-an-na_ [...] _ge6 3_ sin ar2 [_masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa n n ge6 4_] sin _sig masz-masz#_-[ar2 _n n_ ...]

[... ana] _szu2 lal ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin _sig lugal 2 1_/2(?) _kusz3#_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [...]

[... _ge6 10_] _sag ge6_ sin _sig dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib ge6 11_ [...]

[... _ge6 14 sag_] _ge6_ sin e _si4 3 kusz3_ sin [_n n_] ana _nim dib ge6#_ [...]

[...] 19(?)# _kak-ban szu2 nu pap 23 gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _masz-masz szu2 dir nu_ [_pap_ ...] _szu2-szu2 ge6#_ [...] _gir2 gir2 gu3 u_ [...]

[...] _mul2_ ar2 sza2 [...] _gu3 u an dul 26_ x# [...]

[...] ina _kin-sig gir2 gir2_ [...] x x# _an dul ge6 29 szu2-szu2 29_ ina _kin-sig_ [...]

[... _ki_]-_lam_ sze-im 1(_gur_)(?) _gur_(?) [...] _gur 1 pi_ ina _til itu 4_(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _zu2 1_(_gur_) [_gur_] 1 _pi_ kas3 [...]

[...] _genna_ ina zib-_me_ [... _an_ ina] _mul2#-mul2 igi itu bi illu 1 4 si gin 2 4 si lal_ x# [...]

[_itu-sig 1_ ...] dele-bat _sig masz-masz_-_igi 4 kusz3# ge6 2_ [...]

[...] x# _ge6 6_(?) [...] x# 1 _kusz3 ge6 7 sag ge6#_ [...]

[...] _ge6 12 sag ge6_ [...]

AI Translation

... became visible. Night of the 10+xth, ... .

... ... ... The 22nd, very overcast. The 23rd, Saturn's first appearance in the end of Pisces .

... Night of the 27th?, beginning of the night, ... ... measured despite clouds; very overcast. Night of the 28th?, first part of the night, Mercury was ... below beta Tauri .

... x+8° after sunrise; in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky ... ... .

... Jupiter was in Taurus; around the 14th, Venus' first appearance in the west in the end of Aries ... Saturn's first appearance in the end of Pisces; Mars, which had set, was not visible .

... from the 8th to the 16th?, it rose nn cubits; 16? was the na gauge; from ... it rose 6? fingers; the 28th, it receded 4 fingers .

Month II, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... 2 cubits behind Venus ... ... ... low ... ... 4? cubits low to the south. Night .

... the river Tirana ... Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... behind gamma Geminorum. Night of the 4th, the moon was ... below beta Geminorum .

... back to the west. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2? cubits below alpha Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below gamma Virginis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 11th, .

... Night of the 14th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon having passed ... to the east. Night .

... The 19th?, Sirius' last appearance; I did not watch. The 23rd, Mercury's last appearance in the west in Gemini; clouds, I did not watch ... very overcast. Night ... lightning flashed, thunder .

... behind ... thunder, rain DUL. The 26th, ... .

... in the afternoon, lightning flashed ... ... rain DUL. Night of the 29th, very overcast. The 29th, in the afternoon, .

... the equivalent was: barley, 1? kurru? ... kurru 1 panu, at the end of the month, 4 panu 4 sutu; dates, 1 kurru 1 panu; mustard, .

... Saturn was in Pisces ... Mars' first appearance in Taurus. That month, the river level, on the 1st and 4th, rose 4 fingers; the 2nd, it receded 4 fingers ... .

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Venus was 4 cubits below alpha Geminorum. Night of the 2nd, .

... ... Night of the 6th?, ... ... 1 cubit. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, .

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, .

Human

... ... ...

... first appearance ... Night of the 10+xth ... ... ...

... ... ... The 22nd, very overcast. The 23rd, Saturn's first appearance in the end of Pisces ...

... Night of the 27th?, beginning of the night, ... ... measured despite clouds; very overcast. Night of the 28th?, first part of the night, Mercury was ... below beta Tauri ...

... x+8° after sunrise; in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky ... ... ...

... Jupiter was in Taurus; around the 14th, Venus first appearance in the west in the end of Aries ... Saturn's first appearance in the end of Pisces; Mars, which had set, was not visible ...

... from the 8th to the 16th?, the river level rose nn cubits, 16? was the na na-gauge; from ... it rose ..., 6 was the na na-gauge; the 28th, it receded 4 fingers, ...

Month II, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... 2 cubits behind Venus ... ... ... below? ... ... 4? cubits low to the south. Night ...

... a section of a rainbow ... Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... behind gamma Geminorum. Night of the 4th, the moon was ... below beta Geminorum ...

... being back to the west. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2? cubits below alpha Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit to ...

... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below gamma Virginis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 11th, ...

... Night of the 14th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon having passed x# mm to the east. Night ...

... The 19th?, Sirius' last appearance; I did not watch. The 23rd, Mercury's last appearance in the west in Gemini; clouds, I did not watch ... very overcast. Night ... lightning flashed, thunder ...

... the rear star of ... thunder, rain DUL. The 26th, ... ...

... in the afternoon, lightning flashed ... ... rain DUL. Night of the 29th, very overcast. The 29th, in the afternoon, ...

... the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, 1? kurru ... kurru 1 panu, at the end of the month, 4 panu 4 sutu; dates, 1 kurru 1 panu; mustard, ...

... Saturn was in Pisces ... Mars' first appearance in Taurus. That month, the river level on the 1st rose 4 fingers; the 2nd, it receded 4 fingers; ... ...

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Venus was 4 cubits below alpha Geminorum. Night of the 2nd, ...

... ... Night of the 6th?, ... ... 1 cubit. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, ...

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _ge6_(?)# [...]

[... _ge6 3_] _sag# ge6_ sin ar2 _si4_ [_n n_ ...]

[... in] 4 _igi ge6 8 sag ge6#_ [...] [x x] [...]

[...] x# _mul2_-rit-_gam3_ ziq-pi [... ki _tab_]-u2 [ina x]+8 _ge6_ al# [...]

[... _gar_] u _zalag2_-ru _an-ku10_-szu2 _sa5 dir_ [x] [...] ina _an#-ku10_-szu2 _gu4-ud genna an_ u [... _gub-mesz_ ...]

[...] x x# 13 x# na [... x]+30 _ge6 nu pap ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_ is#-[le10 _n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin x] _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa_ [_n kusz3_] _ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig masz-masz_-_igi 5 kusz3_ sin i-[s,a ...]

[...] 1/2 _kusz3 ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi lugal 1 kusz3_ ina _igi an 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub#_ [...]

[... _ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_] sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2-_absin 2 kusz3 ge6 27_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi gu4-ud 2 kusz3_ ana _szu2#_ [_gub_ ...]

[...] i-s,a 30 [x x x] szamasz2# _tur3 nigin itu bi ki-lam_ sze#-im 1(_gur_) _gur 1 pi zu2 1_(_gur_) _gur 4_(_barig_) [...]

[...] _an_ ina _alla_ [x x x] x# _itu bi illu 1_/2 _kusz3 lal_ [...] _itu bi_ [x] x x x# [...] [_itu-apin 30_ ...] x _ge6 3_ sin ina _igi_ dele-bat 2 _kusz3_(?) ana _szu2 gub_ sin 2 1/2 [_kusz3_ x x] 4(?) _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ [ina _rin2 szu2_ x x] sin(?) ar2 [...]

[_itu-apin 30_ ...] x _ge6 3_ sin ina _igi_ dele-bat 2 _kusz3_(?) ana _szu2 gub_ sin 2 1/2 [_kusz3_ x x] 4(?) _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ [ina _rin2 szu2_ x x] sin(?) ar2 [...]

[...] x# _ge6 10 szu2-szu2 10 dir an za_ ina sze-ri3 2 bu-tuq (d)_tir-an-na#_ [x x] _gib#_ [x x x x] [...]

[... _ge6 11 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_]-sza2-_sag_-_hun 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 13 szu2-szu2 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2-mul2_ [_n n_ ...] x x# _ge6 14_ x# [...]

[...] _gir2_(?)# _gu3 u an_ kab _dul ge6 15 8 ge6_ musz ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_(?) _szur_-_gigir_-sza2#-[x _n n_ x x x] ina _igi mul2-babbar 2 1_/2 _kusz3#_ [ana _szu2 gub_ ...]

[... sin] _tur3# nigin mul2-babbar_(?) ina lib3-bi _tur3_ ana _nim gub 17 szu2-szu2_ [_ge6 18_] ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _masz-masz#_-ar2 1 1/2 _kusz3 18_ x x [...]

[... N] _kusz3#_ ana _szu2 lal szu2-szu2 ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig gisz-kun_-_a 5_(?)# [_kusz3_] sin 1/2(?) _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_ ar2 _an 1 kusz3_ ana _nim gub 23#_ [x x x x] [...]

[...] 4 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 2 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi rin2_(?)-sza2-_ulu3_(?)# 1 1/2 _kusz3_(?)# _ge6 27_ ina _zalag2_ x x [...] x 28 [...]

[...] x# _szu2-szu2 gir2 gir2 gu3 u an utah itu bi ki-lam sze#_ [...] x x 1(_gur_) _gur 3_(_barig_)(?)# 4(_ban2_) 3 [qa ...]

[...] [x] [...] x# 20 21 4 [_si_ x] x# [...] x sza2# _e2-sag-gil2_ [...] [_itu-gan_ ...] _suhur_-_igi 2 kusz3 ge6#_ [x (x)] _szu2 ge6_ x# [... _genna_ ana _szu2_ ki] _usz_-u2 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ina _igi dur#_-[nu-nu (...) _usz_ ...]

[_itu-gan_ ...] _suhur_-_igi 2 kusz3 ge6#_ [x (x)] _szu2 ge6_ x# [... _genna_ ana _szu2_ ki] _usz_-u2 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ina _igi dur#_-[nu-nu (...) _usz_ ...]

[...] [x x N] _kusz3 ge6 10#_ [...] sin _tur3 nu kad2 nigin#_ [...]

[...] _ge6 14 2-30_(?) x musz _szu2-szu2#_ [sin] _tur3 nigin_ x# sin _sig_ x x# [...] x# [...]

[...] [x x x x x x] _kusz3#_ [...] x# 2(?) [...]

[...] x _szu2-szu2_(?) x x# [... _ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_] sin _sig sag_-_a 5_(?) _kusz3#_ [...]

[...] _igi_ [x x] sza2-_si 3_ [... _ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ ... sin _n n_] ana _nim dib sig an 2 kusz3_ sin [...]

[...] x x# 3 [_kusz3_] 23 _szu2-szu2_ ina sze-ri3 _im-dugud ge6_ [...]

[...] _ge6 26_ ina _zalag2#_ sin [ina _igi_] szil-_pa 1 kusz3 ge6 27 szu2-szu2 27 15_ [_kur_ ...]

[...] _zu2 2_(_gur_)(?) _gur#_ ina _til itu 2_(_gur_) _gur 3_(_ban2_) kas3 1(_gur_) _gur 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) sah-le10 1(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _sze-gisz#_-[_i3_ ...]

[...] _itu bi illu ta 17 en 20 4 u gin 34_ na ina _til itu 4 u lal_ [...] [_itu-ab 30_ ...] _ge6 2_ sin ar2 _suhur_-ar2 1 1/2 _kusz3 2 szu2-szu2 ge6 3 3 szu2-szu2 ge6#_ [...]

[_itu-ab 30_ ...] _ge6 2_ sin ar2 _suhur_-ar2 1 1/2 _kusz3 2 szu2-szu2 ge6 3 3 szu2-szu2 ge6#_ [...]

[... _ge6 7_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun n n_ sin] 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 7 szu2-szu2 ge6 8 8 szu2-szu2 ge6 9 szu2-szu2 ge6#_ [...]

[...] _en 10 an_ ana _nim_ ki _usz_-u2 2/3 _kusz3_ ar2 _giri3_-ar2-sza2-[_a usz_ ...]

[...] sin(?)# 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin _sig masz_-[_masz_-x _n n_ ...]

[... x]+10 _ge6 dir nu pap usan mul2-babbar sig szur#_-[_gigir_-sza2-_si n n_ ...]

[...] x# _an utah_ [x] x x# _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 2 kusz3#_ [...]

[...] _ge6 21 sag ge6 an pisan dib ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 6 si_ [...]

[...] x x# [x x] 17 _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _masz2 1 kusz3_ ina _igi_ sin ana _szu2 igi kur 16_ na-[su ...]

[...] 3 qa _sig2-hi--a 3 1_/2 _ma-na_ i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _mul2-mul2_ in 12 dele-bat# [...]

[...] _sza3_(?) _e2-sag-gil2 gim igi_-u2 _ki-min_ [...]

[_itu-ziz2 30_ ...] _mul2-babbar_ ana _szu2_ ki _usz_-a 3 _kusz3 sig szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si 6 si_ ana# [...]

[...] x x# _ge6 6 szu2-szu2 an pisan dib ge6 7 szu2-szu2 an_ x [...]

[...] _sag ge6#_ sin ina _igi_ [...]

AI Translation

... night? ...

... Night of the 3rd, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Scorpii .

... ideal first appearance on the 4th. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, ... ... .

... ... theta Ophiuchi, omitted ... when it began, in x+8° night .

... were set and cleared; its eclipse was red; clouds ... in its eclipse, Mercury, Saturn, Mars, and ... stood there .

... ... The 13th, sunrise to moonset: x+30'; I did not watch. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Tauri .

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits ... gamma Geminorum. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below alpha Geminorum, the moon being a little .

... 1/2 cubit. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Leonis, it stood 1 1/2 cubits in front of Mars to the west .

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Virginis. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon stood 2 cubits in front of Mercury to the west .

... a little. The 30th, ... the sun was surrounded by a halo. That month, the equivalent was: barley, 1 kurru 1 panu; dates, 1 kurru 4 panu .

... Mars was in Cancer ... ... That month, the river level receded 1/2 cubit ... That month, ... .

Month VIII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... Night of the 3rd, the moon stood 2 cubits? in front of Venus to the west, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits ... The 4th?, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Libra ... the moon? was behind .

... ... Night of the 10th, very overcast. The 10th, clouds were in the sky; in the morning, 2 sections of a rainbow stretched ... .

... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Arietis. Night of the 13th, very overcast; beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of eta Tauri ... ... Night of the 14th, ... .

... lightning?, thunder, thick rain DUL. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 8°, measured; last part of the night, the moon was ... below? beta/zeta Tauri ..., it stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west .

... the moon was surrounded by a halo, Jupiter stood in the halo to the east. The 17th, very overcast. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Geminorum. The 18th, ... .

... being nn cubits back to the west; very overcast. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 5? cubits below theta Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2? cubit to the east, it stood 1 cubit behind Mars to the east. The 23rd, ... .

... 4 cubits; last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits? in front of alpha Librae?. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, ... ... ... The 28th, .

... ... very overcast, lightning flashed, thunder, rain shower. That month, the equivalent was: barley, ... ... 1 kurru 3? panu 4 sutu 3 qa .

... ... ... ... the 20th and 21st, 4 fingers ... ... of Esangil .

Month IX, ... 2 cubits ... gamma Capricorni. Night ... overcast. Night ... ... when Saturn became stationary to the west, it became stationary 1 1/2 cubits in front of eta Piscium .

... ... nn cubits. Night of the 10th, ... the moon was surrounded by a halo which was not closed .

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 2° 30'?, measured; very overcast; the moon was surrounded by a halo ... the moon was ... below ... ... .

... ... cubits ... ... 2? .

... ... very overcast? ... ... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 5? cubits below epsilon Leonis .

... ... ... the north wind ... Night of the 20th, last part of the night, ... the moon having passed ... to the east, 2 cubits below Mars, the moon being .

... ... 3 cubits. The 23rd, very overcast; in the morning, fog. Night .

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 27th, very overcast. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 15° .

... dates, 2? kurru, at the end of the month, 2 kurru 3 sutu; mustard, 1 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 1 panu 2 sutu; sesame, .

... That month, the river level from the 17th to the 20th rose 4 fingers, 34 was the na gauge; at the end of the month, it receded 4 fingers .

Month X, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni. The 2nd, very overcast. Night of the 3rd and the 3rd, very overcast. Night .

... Night of the 7th, the moon was ... below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 7th, very overcast. Night of the 8th and the 8th, very overcast. Night of the 9th, very overcast. Night .

... until the 10th, when Mars became stationary to the east, it became stationary 2/3 cubit behind beta Virginis .

... the moon having passed 1 1/2 cubits to the east. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Geminorum .

... sunset to moonrise: x+10'; clouds, I did not watch; first part of the night, Jupiter was ... below beta Tauri .

... ... rain shower ... ... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Virginis .

... Night of the 21st, beginning of the night, rain PISAN DIB. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 6 fingers below alpha Librae .

... ... ... The 17th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Capricorn, 1 cubit in front of the moon to the west; it was bright, rising of Mercury to sunrise: 16° .

... 3 qa; wool, 3 1/2 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Taurus; around the 12th, Venus .

... inside? Esangil as before, alternatively .

Month XI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... when Jupiter became stationary to the west, it became stationary 3 cubits below beta Tauri, 6 fingers to .

... ... Night of the 6th, very overcast, rain PISAN DIB. Night of the 7th, very overcast, rain ... .

... beginning of the night, the moon was in front of .

Human

... night? ...

... Night of the 3rd, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Scorpii ...

... ideal first appearance on the 4th. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, ... ... ...

... ... when beta Aurigae culminated lunar eclipse ... when it began, in x+8° night more ...

...onset and clearing; its eclipse a red cloud? ... ... in its eclipse, Mercury, Saturn, Mars, and ... stood there ...

... ... The 13th, sunrise to moonset: ... ... sunset to moonrise: x+30'; I did not watch. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Tauri ...

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits ... gamma Geminorum. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below alpha Geminorum, the moon being a little ...

... 1/2 cubit. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Leonis, it stood 1 1/2 cubits in front of Mars to the west ...

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Virginis. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon stood 2 cubits in front of Mercury to the west ...

... alpha little. The 30th, ...; the sun was surrounded by a halo. That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, 1 kurru 1 panu; dates, 1 kurru 4 panu; ...

... Mars was in Cancer ... ... That month, the river level receded 1/2 cubit ... That month, ... ...

Month VIII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... Night of the 3rd, the moon stood 2 cubits? in front of Venus to the west, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits ... The 4th?, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Libra ... the moon? was behind ...

... ... Night of the 10th, very overcast. The 10th, clouds were in the sky; in the morning, 2 sections of a rainbow stretched ... ... ...

... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Arietis. Night of the 13th, very overcast; beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of eta Tauri ... ... Night of the 14th, ... ...

... lightning?, thunder, thick rain DUL. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 8°, measured; last part of the night, the moon was ... below? beta/zeta Tauri, ... it stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west ...

... the moon was surrounded by a halo, Jupiter? stood inside the halo to the east. The 17th, very overcast. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Geminorum. The 18th, ... ...

... being back nn cubits to the west; very overcast. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 5? cubits below theta Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2? cubit to the east, it stood 1 cubit behind Mars to the east. The 23rd, ... ... ...

... 4 cubits; last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits? in front of alpha ? Librae?. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, ... ... ... 28th ...

... ... very overcast, lightning flashed, thunder, rain shower. That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, ... ... 1 kurru 3 panu? 4 sutu 3 qa ...

... ... ... ... The 20th and 21st, the river level ... 4 fingers ... ... of Esangil ...

Month IX, ... 2 cubits ... gamma Capricorni. Night ..., ... overcast. Night of the xth, ... when Saturn became stationary ..., it became stationary 1 1/2 cubits in front of eta Piscium ...

... ... nn cubits. Night of the 10th, ... the moon was surrounded by a halo which was not closed ...

... Night of the 14th, ...: 2° 30'?, measured; very overcast; the moon was surrounded by a halo ...; the moon was ... below ... ... ...

... ... ... cubits ... ... 2? ...

... ... very overcast? ... ... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 5? cubits below epsilon Leonis ...

... 3 mm in front of ... ... Night of the 20th, last part of the night, ... the moon having passed ... to the east, 2 cubits below Mars, the moon ...

... ... 3 cubits. The 23rd, very overcast; in the morning, fog. Night ...

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 27th, very overcast. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 15° ...

... dates, 2? kurru, at the end of the month, 2 kurru 3 sutu; mustard, 1 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 1 panu 2 sutu; sesame, ...

... That month, the river level from the 17th to the 20th rose 4 fingers, 34 was the na na-gauge; at the end of the month, it receded 4? fingers ...

Month X, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni. The 2nd, very overcast. Night of the 3rd and the 3rd, very overcast. Night ...

... Night of the 7th, the moon was ... below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 7th, very overcast. Night of the 8th and the 8th, very overcast. Night of the 9th, very overcast. Night ...

... around the 10th, when Mars became stationary to the east, it became stationary 2/3 cubit behind beta Virginis ...

... the moon? having passed 1 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below alpha/beta Geminorum ...

... sunset to moonrise: x+10'; clouds, I did not watch; first part of the night, Jupiter was ... below beta Tauri ...

... ..., rain shower ... ... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Virginis ...

... Night of the 21st, beginning of the night, rain, PISAN DIB. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 6 fingers below alpha Librae ...

... ... ... The 17th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Capricorn, 1 cubit in front of the moon to the west; it was bright, rising of Mercury to sunrise: 16° ...

... 3 qa; wool, 3 1/2 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Taurus; around the 12th, Venus ...

... inside? Esangil as before ditto ...

Month XI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... when Jupiter became stationary to the west, it became stationary 3 cubits below beta Tauri, 6 fingers to ...

... ... Night of the 6th, very overcast, rain PISAN DIB. Night of the 7th, very overcast, rain ... ...

... beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of ...

X201822: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[... _an_] _utah ge6 4_(?)# [...]

[...] ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2 ulu3#_ [...]

[...] _ulu3_ sza2 kap _mar gar gin_ [...]

[...] 10 _szu2-szu2 an utah_ i-s,a _ge6 11 szu2-szu2 11_ [...]

[1-en]-szu2 2-szu2 3-szu2 _gu3_-szu2 ne2-hi _szub_-di _ulu3 szar2_(?)# [...]

_ge6# 12 dir an za_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 1 kusz3_ sin x# [...]

12 _dir an za ge6 13_ sin ina _igi mul2-mul2 2 kusz3 13_ [...]

x x x# _ge6 14 1-30_ (_me_) _dir_ musz kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 murub4_ x# [...]

[...] _u gu3_-szu2 ne2-hi _szub_-di _an dul_ [...]

[...] [...]

AI Translation

... rain shower. Night of the 4th?, .

... in the afternoon, very overcast, the south wind .

... the south wind which was set to the west side blew .

... The 10th, very overcast, a little rain shower. Night of the 11th, very overcast. The 11th, .

it thundered slowly once, twice, or thrice, gusty south wind .

Night of the 12th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Arietis, the moon being ... .

The 12th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of eta Tauri. The 13th, .

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 1° 30', measured despite clouds; all night very overcast; middle part of the night, ... .

... slow thunder, rain DUL .

Human

... rain shower. Night of the 4th? ...

... in the afternoon, very overcast, the south wind ...

... the south wind which was set to the west side blew ...

... The 10th, very overcast, a little rain shower. Night of the 11th, very overcast. The 11th, ...

it thundered once, twice, or thrice, gusty? south wind ...

Night of the 12th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Arietis, the moon being ... ...

The 12th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of eta Tauri. The 13th, ...

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 1° 30'; measured despite clouds; all night very overcast; middle part of the night, ... ...

... it thundered slowly, rain DUL ...

... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x# [...]

_ulu3 gin#_ [_itu_(?)] _bi_(?)# _ki-lam_ sze-im ina# _sag itu 1_(_gur_) _gur_ [...]

4(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _en til itu 1_(_gur_) _gur zu2 2_(_gur_) _gur_ kas3 1(_gur_) _gur 2_(_barig_) sah#-[le10]

2(_barig_) _pi sze-gisz-i3 4_(_ban2_) 1 qa _sig2-hi--a 4 ma-na_ a-na 1 [_gin2 ku3-babbar_]

ep-szu2 i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _masz-masz_ dele-bat ina _sag itu_ ina _pa 12_ dele-bat [_masz2 kur_-ad2]

1 11 na _gu4-ud_ in# [x]+1 _gu4-ud_ ina _nim#_ ina _rin2 szu2 genna_ ina _sag#_ [_itu_ ina _hun_]

10 _genna_ zib-_me kur_-ad2 _an_ ina _a itu bi illu ta 21# en_

_til itu 4 si gin pap 34_ na _itu bi_ x# [...]

_nig2-ga_ mim(?)-ma(?) ina _ugu ka2 4_(?) x# [...]

AI Translation

the south wind blew. That month?, the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 1 kurru .

4 panu 4 sutu, until the end of the month, 1 kurru; dates, 2 kurru; mustard, 1 kurru 2 panu; cress,

2 panu; sesame, 4 sutu 1 qa; wool, 4 minas for 1 shekel of silver.

were performed. At that time, Jupiter was in Gemini; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Sagittarius; the 12th, Venus reached Capricorn;

The 1st, sunrise to moonset: 11°; Mercury's last appearance in the east in Libra; Saturn, in the beginning of the month, was in Aries;

The 10th, Saturn reached Pisces; Mars was in Leo. That month, the river level from the 21st to

at the end of the month, it rose 4 fingers, total: 34 was the na gauge. That month, ... .

Property?, whatever? at the gate of 4? ... .

Human

... ... ...

the south wind blew. That month, the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 1 kurru ...

4 panu 4 sutu, at the end of the month, 1 kurru; dates, 2 kurru; mustard, 1 kurru 2 panu; cress,

2 panu; sesame, 4 sutu 1 qa; wool, 4 minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver.

At that time, Jupiter was in Gemini; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Sagittarius; the 12th, Venus reached Capricorn;

the 1st, rising of Mercury to sunrise: 11°; around the x+1th, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Libra; Saturn in the beginning of the month, was in Aries,

the 10th, Saturn reached Pisces; Mars was in Leo. That month, the river level from the 21st to

the end of the month rose 4 fingers, total: 34 was the na na-gauge. That month, ... ...

property? ... on the gate ... ...

X201823: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 29-kam2 itu-ziz2 30 14-20_ na-su _dir nu pap ge6 1 szu2-szu2 1 dir an#_ [x]

_szed7_ ik-te-szir _ge6 2 dir an za si gin szed7_ ik-te-szir# [2 (or: 3)

_szed7_ in _en 4 mul2-babbar_ ana _szu2_ ki _usz_-a 4 _si_ ina _igi szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

ana _ulu3 sig usz si gin szed7 ge6 5_ sin ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-nu 1 _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_

ana _ulu3 sig_ ar2 _genna 2 kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _si nim 5 szed7_ ik-te-szir

_ge6 6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 2 kusz3_ sin 5 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 6_ kal _me_

_dir an dib# an_ ne2-hi _kusz-e-sir2 nu tuh ulu3 gin ge6 7 dir an dib usan an_ ne2-hi

_pisan_ i-s,a _dib 7# dir an dib si_ sza2 kap _mar gar gin szed7_ ik-te-szir _ge6 8_

_szu2-szu2 si gin szed7 8 szu2-szu2 si# gin ge6 9_ sin _sig szur_-_si 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 [_kusz3_] ana _szu2# lal_

_sig mul2-babbar 1 kusz3_ sin 8 _si_ ana _szu2 lal_ [ina _zalag2_] _gu4#-ud sig si_-_masz2 2 kusz3 9_ x# [...] _szed7_

_ge6 10_ sin _sig mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin# 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 10 dir an za# si gin#_ [x x _ge6 11_]

sin ar2 _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 2 kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _si nim 11 si gin szed7_ ik-te#-[szir]

_ge6 12_ sin _sig masz-masz_-ar2 4 _kusz3 12 dir an za si gin szed7 ge6 13_ sin ina _igi_

_mul2_-ar2#-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 13_ ina _kin-sig dir an za ge6 14 dir an dib_

_an#_ ne2-hi _pisan_ i-s,a _dib ge6 15 7-10 me# dir nu pap usan_ sin _sig lugal 2 kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim# dib_

_dir# an za 15 2 szu2 si gin szed7# ge6 16 7 ge6_ a-kam u _im-dugud_ musz _usan_

_usan# mul2-babbar sig szur_-_si 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ kal [_ge6_] _dir# an za usan u4-zal-la_ sin _tur3 nigin_

[x x] _tur3 an gub_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi#_ [_giri3_-ar2-sza2-A x]+1/2 _kusz3_ ina _igi an 3_ [x] ana _szu2 gub_ sin x [...]

[x x] ina _zalag2_ x x x# [...] 1/2(?) _kusz3 16 12-10_ na _dir_ musz# [...]

[... _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_] sin ar2 _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 2#_ [...]

[...] [...]

AI Translation

Year 129, month XI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14° 20'; clouds, I did not watch. Night of the 1st, very overcast. The 1st, clouds ... the sky,

the cold became severe. Night of the 2nd, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew, the cold became severe.

cold. Around the 4th, when Jupiter became stationary to the west, it became stationary 4 fingers in front of beta Tauri, 2 1/2 cubits

low to the south; the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 5th, the moon was 1 cubit behind eta Piscium, the moon being 1 cubit

low to the south, it stood 2 cubits behind Saturn to the east, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north. The 5th, the cold became severe.

Night of the 6th, the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Arietis, the moon being 5 cubits low to the south; all night very overcast. The 6th, all day

clouds crossed the sky, slow rain, but the sandal was not removed, the south wind blew. Night of the 7th, clouds crossed the sky; first part of the night, slow rain,

a little PISAN DIB. The 7th, clouds crossed the sky, the north wind which was set to the west side blew, the cold became severe. Night of the 8th,

very overcast, the north wind blew, cold. The 8th, very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 9th, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west.

1 cubit below Jupiter, the moon being 8 fingers back to the west; last part of the night, Mercury was 2 cubits below beta Capricorni. The 9th, ... ... cold.

Night of the 10th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below eta Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 10th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew ... Night of the 11th,

the moon was 2 cubits behind gamma Geminorum, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north. The 11th, the north wind blew, the cold became severe.

Night of the 12th, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Geminorum. The 12th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 13th, the moon was

delta Cancri, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 13th, in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 14th, clouds crossed the sky,

slow rain, a little PISAN DIB. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 7° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; first part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below alpha Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east.

clouds were in the sky. The 15th, moonset to sunrise: 2°; the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 7°, measured despite mist and fog; first part of the night,

first part of the night, Jupiter was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri; all night clouds were in the sky; first part of the night, the moon was surrounded by a halo,

... surrounded by a halo, Mars stood there; last part of the night, the moon was x+1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis, it stood 3 ... in front of Mars to the west, the moon being ... .

... last part of the night, ... ... 1/2? cubit. The 16th, sunrise to moonset: 12° 10', measured despite clouds .

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 mm behind gamma Virginis .

Human

Year 129, month XI, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 14° 20'; clouds, I did not watch. Night of the 1st, very overcast. The 1st, clouds ... the sky,

the cold became severe. Night of the 2nd, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew, the cold became severe ...

cold. Around the 4th, when Jupiter became stationary to the west, it became stationary 4 fingers in front of beta Tauri, 2 1/2 cubits

low to the south; the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 5th, the moon was 1 cubit behind eta Piscium, the moon being 1 cubit

low to the south, it stood 2 cubits behind Saturn to the east, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north. The 5th, the cold became severe.

Night of the 6th, the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Arietis, the moon being 5 cubits low to the south; all night very overcast. The 6th, all day

clouds crossed the sky, slow rain but the sandal was not removed, the south wind blew. Night of the 7th, clouds crossed the sky; first part of the night, slow rain,

a little PISAN DIB. The 7th, clouds crossed the sky, the north wind which was set to the west side blew, the cold became severe. Night of the 8th,

very overcast, the north wind blew, cold. The 8th, very overcast, the north wind blew. Night of the 9th, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west,

1 cubit below Jupiter, the moon being 8 fingers back to the west; last part of the night, Mercury was 2 cubits below beta Capricorni. The 9th, ... ... cold.

Night of the 10th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubit below eta Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 10th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew ... Night of the 11th,

the moon was 2 cubits behind gamma Geminorum, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north. The 11th, the north wind blew, the cold became severe ...

Night of the 12th, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Geminorum. The 12th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 13th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of delta

Cancri, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 13th, in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 14th, clouds crossed the sky,

slow rain, a little PISAN DIB. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 7° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; first part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below alpha Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east;

clouds were in the sky. The 15th, moonset to sunrise: 2°; the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 7°; measured despite mist and fog; first part of the night

first part of the night, Jupiter was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri; all night clouds were in the sky; first part of the night, the moon was surrounded by a halo,

Mars stood inside? the halo; last part of the night, the moon was x+1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis, it stood 3 x in front of Mars to the west, the moon being ... ...

... last part of the night, ... ... 1/2 cubit?. The 16th, sunrise to moonset: 12° 10'; measured despite clouds ...

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 mm behind gamma Virginis ...

... ... ...

Bottom

Akkadian

[...] [x x x x x] [...]

[...] [x x x x x x] [...]

AI Translation

Human

... ... ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[_ge6_] 21 ina _zalag2_ sin e _si4 3_(?) _kusz3_ sin i-s,a(?)# ana _nim dib ge6 23#_ ina _zalag2_ sin# [... sin]

[N] _kusz3_ ana _si nim 23 si gin szed7 ge6# 24_ ina _zalag2 dir an za 24_ ina [x x]

_an#_ ne2-hi _pisan_ i-s,a _dib ge6 25 dir an#_ [x _an_] ne2#-hi _pisan kalag dib 25 dir#_ [x x]

_an_ na-al-szu2 _an-bar7 szu2-szu2 ge6 26_ [ina _zalag2_ sin ar2] _si_-_masz2 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ar2 dele-bat 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim_(?) _gub_(?)

sin 6 _si_ ana _ulu3 sig 26 dir an za ge6#_ [27 ina] _zalag2_ sin ina _igi gu4-ud 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin

2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim 27 dir an za 28_ [N] _kur#_ musz 16 (na) _gu4-ud 29 dir an za_

30 _dir an za itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im [x] _gur# 4_(_ban2_) _zu2 1_(_gur_) _gur 4_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) kas3 1(_gur_) _gur 1_(_barig_) 4(_ban2_)

sah-le10 2(_barig_) _pi sze-gisz-i3 3_(_ban2_) 3 qa# [_sig2-hi_]--_a 4 kusz3_ a-na 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep-szu2

i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _mul2-mul2_ dele-bat [ina ...] _masz2 genna_(?)# [... _an_ ina] _absin# 18 an a kur_-ad2#

24 _gu4-ud_ (_gu_) _kur_-ad2 _itu bi#_ [...] [x] [...] x x# 5 na

_ta 24 en til itu#_ [... x]+1 na _itu# bi_ dul-lu sza2 tam-lu-u2

u e-pe-szu2 sza2 [x x] _e2-sag-gil2#_ i-ne2-ep-pu-usz _sze 1 21_ na-su _kur4_ a-pir musz ina _gub igi dir an za 1 dir an za ge6 2 dir an za_

_sze 1 21_ na-su _kur4_ a-pir musz ina _gub igi dir an za 1 dir an za ge6 2 dir an za_

2# _dir an za ge6 3_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 4 kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib_

[x] _dir an za 3_ ina sze-ri3 _dir_ u _im-dugud an_-e _szu2-mesz_ kal _me dir an za#_

_ge6 4_ sin ina _igi mul2-mul2 3 kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ina _zalag2 szu2 4_ kal _me szu2-szu2_ ina _kin_-[_sig_]

_an_ ne2-hi _kusz-e-sir2 nu tuh ge6 5_ sin ina _igi_ is-le10 3 _kusz3_ kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 an_ na-al-szu2

5 _szu2-szu2_ ina sze-ri3 _an_ na-al-szu2 _ge6 6_ sin ina _igi szur_-_si 3 kusz3_ sin 3 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ina _igi mul2-babbar_

3 5/6 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 6_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib an_ ne2-hi _kusz-e-sir2 nu tuh_ kal _me dir an_ [x]

AI Translation

Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 3? cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon having passed a little? to the east. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon ... the moon

high to the north. The 23rd, the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 24th, in .

slow rain, a little PISAN DIB. Night of the 25th, clouds ... the sky, slow rain, heavy PISAN DIB. The 25th, clouds .

rain so that the sandal was removed; at noon, very overcast. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Capricorni, it stood 1/2 cubit behind Venus to the east?.

the moon being 6 fingers low to the south. The 26th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Mercury to the west, the moon being

high to the north. The 27th, clouds were in the sky. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: nn°, measured. The 16th, sunrise to moonset: 29°; clouds were in the sky.

The 30th, clouds were in the sky. That month, the equivalent was: barley, x kurru 4 sutu; dates, 1 kurru 4 panu 1 sutu; mustard, 1 kurru 1 panu 4 sutu;

cress, 2 panu; sesame, 3 sutu 3 qa; wool, 4 cubits were sold for 1 shekel of silver.

At that time, Jupiter was in Taurus; Venus was in ... Capricorn; Saturn? ... Mars was in Virgo; the 18th, Mars reached Leo.

The 24th, Mercury reached Aquarius. That month, ... ... ... 5 was the na gauge;

from the 24th to the end of the month, ... x+1 was the na gauge. That month, the work on the terrace

and the work on ... the Esangila they did.

Month XII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 21°; it was bright, earthshine, measured; it could be seen whighle the sun stood there; clouds were in the sky. The 1st, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 2nd, clouds were in the sky.

The 2nd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 4 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed a little to the east.

... clouds were in the sky. The 3rd, in the morning, clouds and fog covered the sky; all day clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 4th, the moon was 3 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south; last part of the night, overcast. The 4th, all day very overcast; in the afternoon,

slow rain, sandals not removed. Night of the 5th, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Tauri; all night very overcast, rain DUL,

The 5th, very overcast; in the morning, a little rain shower. Night of the 6th, the moon was 3 cubits in front of beta Tauri, the moon being 3 1/2 cubits low to the south, it stood 1 cubit in front of Jupiter

it stood 3 5/6 cubits to the west; all night very overcast. The 6th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, slow rain, but the sandal was not removed; all day clouds ... the sky,

Human

Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 3? cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon ..., the moon being

nn cubits high to the north. The 23rd, the north wind blew, cold. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 24th, in ...

slow rain, a little PISAN DIB. Night of the 25th, clouds ... the sky, slow rain, heavy PISAN DIB. The 25th, clouds ...

dew; around noon, very overcast. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Capricorni, it stood 1/2 cubit behind Venus to the east?,

the moon being 6 fingers low to the south. The 26th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Mercury to the west, the moon being

2 1/2 cubits high to the north. The 27th, clouds were in the sky. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: nn°, measured; rising of Mercury to sunrise: 16°. The 29th, clouds were in the sky.

The 30th, clouds were in the sky. That month, the equivalent was: barley, x kur 4 sutu; dates, 1 kurru 4 panu 1 sutu; mustard, 1 kurru 1 panu 4 sutu;

cress, 2 panu; sesame, 3 sutu 3 qa; wool, 4 minas! were sold for 1 shekel of silver.

At that time, Jupiter was in Taurus; Venus was in ...; Mercury was in Capricorn; Saturn? ...; Mars was in Virgo; the 18th, Mars reached Leo;

the 24th, Mercury reached Aquarius. That month, ... ... ... ... 5 was the na na-gauge;

from the 24th to the end of the month, ... x+1 was the na na-gauge. That month, work on the terrace

and the building of ... of Esangil was done.

Month XII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 21°; it was bright, earthshine, measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there; clouds were in the sky. The 1st, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 2nd, clouds were in the sky.

The 2nd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 4 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed a little to the east.

... clouds were in the sky. The 3rd, in the morning, clouds and fog covered the sky; all day clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 4th, the moon was 3 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south; last part of the night, overcast. The 4th, all day very overcast; in the afternoon,

slow rain but the sandal was not removed. Night of the 5th, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Tauri; all night very overcast, dew.

The 5th, very overcast; in the morning, dew. Night of the 6th, the moon was 3 cubits in front of beta Tauri, the moon being 3 1/2 cubits low to the south, it stood 3 5/6 cubits in front of Jupiter

to the west; all night very overcast. The 6th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, slow rain but the sandal was not removed; all day clouds ... the sky.

Top

Akkadian

_ge6 7 szu2-szu2 7 dir an za_

AI Translation

Night of the 7th, very overcast. The 7th, clouds were in the sky.

Human

Night of the 7th, very overcast, clouds were in the sky.

X201831: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 28-kam2_ (disz)se-lu-ku _lugal itu-gu4 1 19_ na-su _kur4 dir#_ [musz(?)]

ina _igi_ dele-bat 3 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ina _igi gu4-ud 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub#_ [sin]

[N] _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig usan gu4-ud_ e# dele-bat 1/2 _kusz3 usan gu4-ud_ e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-sze-pit2-[_masz-masz n n_]

[x] _gin 1 dir sal an za si gin ge6 2 szu2-szu2 si gin 2_ ina sze-ri3 _szu2-szu2 an utah#_

[x x] _dir an za ge6 3_ sin _sig masz-masz_-ar2 4 _kusz3 usan gu4-ud_ e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa#_ [_n n_]

[x x] _dir# an za 3_ kal _me szu2-szu2 ge6 4_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 1 kusz3_ sin 1/2 [_kusz3_]

[ana x x] 4 _szu2-szu2 ge6 5 dir an za sag ge6_ sin _sig sag_-_a 6 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib_

[x x x] x# _szu2-szu2_ kal _me dir an za ge6 6_ sin ar2 _lugal 2 kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

[x x x] _szu2_ kal _me dir an za ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _gisz-kun_-_a 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin x# [x ana] _ulu3 sig_

[x x x] _an za ge6 8 dir an za_ sin ar2 _giri3_ ar2 3 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3#_ [_sig_]

[x x x] 8 _kak-ban szu2_ kal _me szu2-szu2 an-bar7 an utah ge6 9 dir an za_ sin# [...]

[sin _n n_] ana _ulu3 sig# 9 dir an za ge6 10 dir an za_ sin _tur3 nigin_ [...]

[...] kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 11_ ina sze-ri3 [...]

[...] x# x _an_ rad _pisan#_ [...]

[...] _usan#_ sin [...]

AI Translation

Year 148, king Seleucus. Month II, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 19°; it was bright, measured despite clouds;

it stood 3 1/2 cubits in front of Venus to the west, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south, it stood 3 1/2 cubits in front of Mercury to the west, the moon being

low to the south; first part of the night, Mercury was 1/2 cubit above Venus; first part of the night, Mercury was ... above mu Geminorum,

... blew. The 1st, thin clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd, very overcast, the north wind blew. The 2nd, in the morning, very overcast, rain shower.

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Geminorum; first part of the night, Mercury was ... above gamma Geminorum

... clouds were in the sky. The 3rd, all day very overcast. Night of the 4th, the moon was 1 cubit below delta Cancri, the moon being 1/2 cubit

... The 4th, very overcast. Night of the 5th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was 6 1/2 cubits below epsilon Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east.

... ... very overcast; all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Leonis, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south.

... overcast; all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind theta Leonis, the moon being ... low to the south.

... were in the sky. Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 3 cubits behind beta Virginis, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south.

... The 8th, Sirius' last appearance; all day very overcast; at noon, rain shower. Night of the 9th, clouds were in the sky; the moon .

the moon being ... low to the south. The 9th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was surrounded by a halo .

... all night very overcast. The 11th, in the morning, .

... ... cloudburst, PISAN .

... first part of the night, the moon .

Human

Year 128, king Seleucus, month II, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 19°, it was bright; measured? despite clouds;

it stood 3? 1/2 cubits in front of Venus to the west, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south; it stood 3 1/2 cubits in front of Mercury to the west, the moon being

nn cubits low to the south; first part of the night, Mercury was 1/2 cubit above Venus; first part of the night, Mercury was ... above mu Geminorum;

... blew. The 1st, thin clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 2nd, very overcast, the north wind blew. The 2nd, in the morning, very overcast, rain shower.

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Geminorum; first part of the night, Mercury was ... above gamma Geminorum.

... clouds were in the sky. The 3rd, all day very overcast. Night of the 4th, the moon was 1 cubit below delta Cancri, the moon being 1/2 cubit

... The 4th, very overcast. Night of the 5th, clouds were in the sky; ??? beginning of the night, the moon was 6 1/2 cubits below epsilon Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east.

... ... very overcast, all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Leonis, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south.

... overcast, all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind theta Leonis, the moon being x x# low to the south.

... were in the sky. Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 3 cubits behind beta Virginis, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south.

... The 8th, Sirius' last appearance; all day very overcast; around noon, rain shower. Night of the 9th, clouds were in the sky; the moon ...

the moon being ... low to the south. The 9th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was surrounded by a halo ...

... all night very overcast. The 11th, in the morning, ...

... ... cloudburst, PISAN ...

... first part of the night, the moon ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x x# [...]

[...] x# 3(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _zu2_ x# [...]

[...] x# _sig2-hi--a 4 ma-na_ a-na# [1 _gin2_]

[...] x# in 13 dele-bat ina _masz-masz szu2 nu pap gu4-ud_ ina _masz#_-[_masz_ ...]

[... _genna_] ina zib-_me an_ ina _a 30_ dele-bat ina _nim_ ina _sag masz-masz igi_

[... N] na#-su in# 25 _igi itu bi illu 1 2 4 si lal_ [x(?)]

[...] x# _si lal pap 16_ na _itu bi 1_-en _lu2_-ia-a-man-na#-a-a

[... _ku3-babbar_] sza2(?)# _sag-du-mesz ta itu-bar_ ana _e-ki_

[...] x ri-ig-im-mu il-ta-[kan(?)]

[...] x# sza2 _ku3-babbar_ sza2 _sag-du#-mesz 1_ e-du _lu2 1_/2 _gin2_ [x]

[...] gab-bi ul usz _isz_ [x] _itu# bi_ al-te-me um-ma

[_lu2-gal_]-_erin2-mesz_ sza2 _uru_-su-sza2-an _lu2-e_-[lam]-mu(?)-u2 _lu2-kur2_ uk x [x]

[x] x#-szu2 ana ta-hu-szu2 szal-t,a-nisz _gin-mesz#_

AI Translation

... ... 3 panu 4 sutu; dates, ... .

... ... wool, 4 minas for 1 shekel

... ... Around the 13th, Venus' last appearance in Gemini; I did not watch; Mercury was in Gemini .

... Saturn was in Pisces; Mars was in Leo. The 30th, Venus' first appearance in the east in the beginning of Gemini.

... sunset to setting of Mercury: nn°; ideal first appearance on the 25th. That month, the river level on the 1st and 2nd receded 4 fingers .

... ... receded x# fingers, total: 16 was the na gauge. That month, one of the Yamaneans

... silver of? the heads from month I to Babylon

... ... he set up a ritual libation bowl.

... ... of silver of the heads, 1 left-handed man, 1/2 shekel .

... ... did not complete. ... That month, I heard as follows:

The general of Susa, the Elamite, the enemy .

... his ... towards his rear, they rose very much.

Human

... ... ...

... ... 3 panu 4 sutu; dates, ... ...

... ... wool, 4 minas were sold for 1 shekel

of silver ... ... around the 13th, Venus' last appearance in Gemini; I did not watch; Mercury was in Gemini ...

... Saturn was in Pisces; Mars was in Leo; the 30th, Venus' first appearance in the east in the beginning of Gemini;

... rising of Venus to sunrise: nn°; ideal first appearance on the 25th. That month, the river level on the 1st and the 2nd receded 4 fingers ...

... it receded x# fingers, total: 16 was the na na-gauge. That month, one man from ...

... 5? heads from month I to Babylon

... set up a clamor? ...

... ... of silver of the heads one single? man half a shekel ...

... left, not ... That month, I heard as follows:

the commander of Susa, the ... the enemy ...

marched victoriously ... next? to him.

X201832: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 28-kam2 itu-gu4 12 14 szu2#_ [x]

kal# _me dir an za kur gin ge6 13 12 me_

_dir# nu pap dir an za_ sin (x) _si4 2 1_/2 _kusz3 usan#_

_an#_ e _mul2_-_tur 1_/2 _kusz3 13 10 ninda_ na _dir nu pap_

[_ge6_] 14 3-30 _ge6 dir_ musz 14 _dir an za_

[_ge6_] 15 _dir an za si gin 15 dir an za_

[_si_] _gin ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig si_-_masz2 1_/2 _kusz3_

[x] _gin ge6 17 ulu3 gin_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_

_suhur#_-_igi 2 kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_

[_ge6_] 18# ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _suhur_-ar2 3 _kusz3_

[sin] 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim 18 si gin#_

[_ge6_] 19 _si gin dir_ [...]

AI Translation

Year 148, month II, the 12th, moonset to sunrise: 14° .

all day clouds were in the sky, the east wind blew. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 12°;

clouds, I did not watch; clouds were in the sky; the moon was 2 1/2 cubits ... alpha Scorpii; first part of the night,

Mars was 1/2 cubit above rho Leonis. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 10'; clouds, I did not watch.

Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 3° 30', measured despite clouds. The 14th, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 15th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. The 15th, clouds were in the sky.

the north wind blew. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below beta Capricorni,

... blew. Night of the 17th, the south wind blew; last part of the night, the moon was

2 cubits below gamma Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north.

Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind delta Capricorni,

the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north. The 18th, the north wind blew.

Night of the 19th, the north wind blew; clouds .

Human

Year 128, month II, the 12th, moonset to sunrise: 14° ...

all day clouds were in the sky, the east wind blew. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 12°;

clouds, I did not watch; clouds were in the sky; the moon was 2 1/2 cubits ... alpha Scorpii; first part of the night,

Mars was 1/2 cubit above rho Leonis. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 10'; clouds, I did not watch.

Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 3° 30', measured despite clouds. The 14th, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 15th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. The 15th, clouds were in the sky,

the north wind blew. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below beta Capricorni;

... blew. Night of the 17th, the south wind blew; last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of

gamma Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north.

Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind delta Capricorni,

the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north. The 18th, the north wind blew.

Night of the 19th, the north wind blew, clouds ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[_dir_] _an# za si gin ge6#_ [22 ina _zalag2_ sin]

[ar2] _genna# 1 kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si#_ [_nim_]

[x] x# ina _zalag2 dir an za 22_ kal _me_

[_szu2-szu2_] _an-bar7 an utah si gin_ ki _szu2_ szamasz2

[x] _szar2 an utah ge6 23 sag ge6 si szar2_

[_gu3_] _u mah nim-gir2 nim-gir2 an dul_-hat

[ina] _zalag2#_ sin ar2 _dur_-nu-nu 2/3 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_

[ana] _ulu3 sig si gin ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin

ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 2 kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3#_

ana _ulu3 sig_ ina _igi mul2-babbar_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin

[x]+1(?) _kusz3_ ana _si nim ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_

AI Translation

clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was

1 cubit behind Saturn, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north.

... ...; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 22nd, all day

very overcast; at noon, rain shower, the north wind blew; at sunset,

gusty ... wind, rain shower. Night of the 23rd, beginning of the night, gusty north wind,

much thunder, lightning flashed, rain DUL,

last part of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit behind eta Piscium, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits

low to the south; the north wind blew. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 cubits behind alpha Arietis, the moon being 3 cubits

low to the south, it stood in front of Jupiter to the west, the moon being

high to the north. Night of the 25th, last part of the night,

Human

clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was

1 cubit behind Saturn, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north,

... ...; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 22nd, all day

very overcast; around noon, rain shower, the north wind blew; at sunset,

gusty ..., rain shower. Night of the 23rd, beginning of the night, gusty north wind,

much thunder, lightning flashed, rain DUL;

last part of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit behind eta Piscium, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits

low to the south; the north wind blew. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 cubits behind alpha Arietis, the moon being 3 cubits

low to the south, it stood in front of Jupiter to the west, the moon being

x+1? cubits high to the north. Night of the 25th, last part of the night,

Top

Akkadian

[sin] ina _igi mul2-mul2 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_

[ana] _ulu3 sig 25 si gin_

AI Translation

the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits

low to the south. The 25th, the north wind blew.

Human

the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits

low to the south. The 25th, the north wind blew.

X201833: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

x# [...]

ina _kin-sig dir an#_ [...]

_genna_ ina zib-_me an_ ina A [x] [...]

sza2 _ku3-babbar_ sza2 _sag-du-mesz e3 itu bi#_ [...]

_itu bi_ al-te-me um-ma _lu2-gal-erin2#_ [sza2 _uru_-su-sza2-an ...] _itu-sig 1 21-50_ na-su _dir nu pap#_ [...] _ulu3# 1_(?) _kusz3_ sin 5 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig#_ [...]

_itu-sig 1 21-50_ na-su _dir nu pap#_ [...] _ulu3# 1_(?) _kusz3_ sin 5 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig#_ [...]

_ge6 4_ sin _sig gisz-kun_-_a 5 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3#_ [ana ... _an_] _za ge6 5_ sin _sig giri3_-ar2 2 _kusz3_ sin(?)# i-[s,a ...]

7 _si gin ge6 8_ sin ina _igi rin2_-sza2-[_ulu3 n n_ ...] _igi_(?)# 2 1/2 _kusz3 ge6_(?)# 10(?) sin x _si4# 1 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim#_ [...]

ina _zalag2_ [x ina] _igi si_-_masz2 1_/2# [_kusz3_ ...] _gin# ge6 14 10-30 ge6 nu pap#_ [kal(?)] _ge6 dir an za 14#_ [...]

sin 2 [_kusz3_ ana] _si nim_(?)# _ge6_(?) 10+[x ...] [x x] ana _nim dib# ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _genna# 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1(?) _kusz3#_ ana _nim#_ [_dib ... ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_]

[_mul2_-ar2]-sza2-_sag_-_hun# 1 kusz3 21_(?) [... _ge6_] 21 (sic) ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2-mul2 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig#_ [...]

ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig szur_-_ulu3_ [_n n_ ...] _gin ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _szur_-_ulu3 1 kusz3_ ar2 dele-bat 2/3 [_kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ ...]

[x x] ina _murub4 itu_ [...] _itu 3_(_barig_) _pi zu2 4_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) kas3 3(_gur_) _gur_ sah-le10 1 _pi_ [...]

[x] x# _absin_ x# [...] _illu ta 4 en 9 4 si gin pap 15_ na _ta#_ [...]

AI Translation

in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky .

Saturn was in Pisces; Mars was in Leo ... .

of silver of the heads went out. That month, .

That month, I heard as follows: the general of Susa .

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 21° 50'; clouds, I did not watch ... the south wind blew; the moon being 5 cubits low to the south .

Night of the 4th, the moon was 5 cubits below theta Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit to ... were in the sky. Night of the 5th, the moon was 2 cubits below beta Virginis, the moon being a little .

The 7th, the north wind blew. Night of the 8th, the moon was ... in front of alpha Librae ... 2 1/2 cubits. Night? of the 10th?, the moon was 1 cubit ... alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north .

last part of the night, ... 1/2 cubit in front of beta Capricorni ... blew. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 10° 30'; I did not watch; all? night clouds were in the sky. The 14th, .

the moon being 2 cubits high? to the north?. Night? of the 10+xth, ... having passed ... to the east. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above Saturn, the moon having passed 1? cubit to the east ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was

1 cubit ... alpha Arietis. The 21st?, ... Night of the 21stsic, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south .

last part of the night, Venus was ... below zeta Tauri ... blew. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind zeta Tauri, it stood 2/3 cubit behind Venus to the east .

... in the middle of the month, ... of the month, 3 panu; dates, 4 panu 1 sutu; mustard, 3 kurru; cress, 1 panu .

... Virgo ... ... the river level from the 4th to the 9th rose 4 fingers, total: 15 was the na gauge; from .

Human

... ...

in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky ...

Saturn was in Pisces; Mars was in Leo; ... ...

of silver of the heads brought out. That month, ...

That month, I heard as follows: the commander ... ... ...

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 21° 50'; clouds, I did not watch ... south? 1? cubit, the moon being 5 cubits low to the south ...

Night of the 4th, the moon was 5 cubits below theta Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit ... were in the sky. Night of the 5th, the moon was 2 cubits below beta Virginis, the moon being a little ...

The 7th, the north wind blew. Night of the 8th, the moon was ... in front of alpha Librae ... ... 2 1/2 cubits. Night? of the 10th?, the moon was 1 cubit ... alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit high to the north ...

last part of the night, ... was 1/2 cubit in front of beta Capricorni ... blew. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 10° 30'; I did not watch; all? night clouds were in the sky. The 14th, ...

the moon being 2 cubits high? to the north?. Night? of the 10+xth ... having passed ...to the east. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above Saturn, the moon having passed 1? cubit to the east ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was

1 cubit in front of alpha Arietis. The 21st? ... Night of the 21stsic, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south ... ...

last part of the night, Venus was ... below zeta Tauri ... blew. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind zeta Tauri, it stood 2/3 cubit behind Venus to the east ...

... in the middle of the month, ... of the month, 3 panu; dates, 4 panu 1 sutu; mustard, 3 kurru; cress, 1 panu ...

... ... Virgo? ... ... the river level from the 4th to the 9th rose 4 fingers, total: 15 was the na na-gauge; from ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[_itu-szu 30_ ...] [x x x] [... _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _masz-masz igi_ ...] in 26 sza2 _itu-sig igi_ x# [...]

3 _si gin ge6 4_ sin _sig dele 3 kusz3#_ [...] 4 _si gin ge6 5_ sin _sig sa4_-[sza2-_absin n n ... ge6 7_ sin]

ar2 _rin2_-sza2-_si 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3_ [ana _ulu3 sig ... ge6 8_ sin] e# _si4 2_/3 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 9_(?) [x] [...]

[ina] _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 1_/2# [_kusz3_ ... x]+4-50 _szu2 nu pap ge6 13 10 usz me_ musz# [...]

[_ge6_] 14 30 _ninda ge6_ musz ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _suhur#_-[ar2 _n n_ ...] ana _si nim_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 2_(?)# [N ...]

[in] _en 18 genna_ ana _nim_ ki _usz_-[u2 ... _ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2_]-ar2#-sza2-_sag_-_hun 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [x x ... _ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2]

[_mul2_]-_babbar 2 kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin 2/3 _kusz3_ ana _si nim#_ [... _ge6 23_ ina] _zalag2#_ sin ina _igi szur_-_ulu3 1_/2 _kusz3_ [... _ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_]

[_masz_]-_masz#_-_igi 5 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_ ar2 dele-bat 2/3 [_kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ ...] musz 28 _si gin_ [...]

[ina x] _itu 2_(_barig_) 5(_ban2_) ina _til itu 2_(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _zu2 3_(_barig_)(?) [...] [x x] [...]

[_gu4_]-_ud#_ ina _sag itu_ ina _masz-masz 11 gu4-ud alla kur#_-[ad2 ...]

[x x] _bi 1_-en _lu2_-man-di-di sza2 ina _igi_-ma# [...]

[x x] [_itu-ne_] 1# 17 na-su _kur4_ musz 1 [...]

[_itu-ne_] 1# 17 na-su _kur4_ musz 1 [...]

[...] ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig masz-masz_-ar2# [_n n_ ...]

AI Translation

Month IV, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... ... Mercury's first appearance in the east in Gemini ... first appearance on the 26th of month III ... .

The 3rd, the north wind blew. Night of the 4th, the moon was 3 cubits below gamma Virginis ... The 4th, the north wind blew. Night of the 5th, the moon was ... below alpha Virginis ... Night of the 7th, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits behind beta Librae, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south ... Night of the 8th, the moon was 2/3 cubit above alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 9th?, ... .

last part of the night, Venus was 1 1/2 cubits below mu Geminorum ... moonset to sunrise: x+4° 50'; I did not watch. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 10°, measured .

Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 30', measured; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Capricorni ... high to the north; last part of the night, Venus was 2? mm above gamma Geminorum .

Around the 18th, when Saturn became stationary to the east, ... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon being 1/2 cubit to ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was

it stood 2 cubits behind Jupiter to the east, the moon being 2/3 cubit high to the north ... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of zeta Tauri ... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was

5 cubits below alpha Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west, it stood 2/3 cubit behind Venus to the east ... measured. The 28th, the north wind blew .

in the xth of the month, 2 panu 5 sutu, at the end of the month, 2 panu 4 sutu; dates, 3 panu? ... ... .

Mercury, in the beginning of the month, was in Gemini; the 11th, Mercury reached Cancer .

... that ... one mandidi who before .

... Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 17°; it was bright, measured. The 1st, .

Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 17°; it was bright, measured. The 1st, .

... last part of the night, Venus was ... below beta Geminorum .

Human

Month IV, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... ... Mercury's first appearance in the east in Gemini ... ideal first appearance on the 26th of month III ... ...

The 3rd, the north wind blew. Night of the 4th, the moon was 3 cubits below gamma Geminorum ... The 4th, the north wind blew. Night of the 5th, the moon was ... below alpha Virginis ... Night of the 7th, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits behind beta Librae, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south ... Night of the 8th, the moon was 2/3 cubit above alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 9th?, ... ...

last part of the night, Venus was 1 1/2 cubits below mu Geminorum ... moonset to sunrise: x+4° 50'; I did not watch. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 10°, measured ...

Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 30', measured; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Caoricorni ... being high to the north; last part of the night, Venus was 2?# mm above gamma Geminorum ...

Around the 18th, when Saturn became stationary in the east, ... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon being 1/2 cubit to ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon

stood 2 cubits behind Jupiter to the east, the moon being 2/3 cubit high to the north ... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of zeta Tauri ... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was

5 cubits below alpha Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west, it stood 2/3 cubit behind Venus to the east ... measured. The 28th, the north wind blew ...

in the ... of the month, 2 panu 5 sutu, at the end of the month, 2 panu 4 sutu; dates, 3 panu? ... ... ...

Mercury, in the beginning of the month, was in Gemini; the 11th, Mercury reached Cancer; ...

... That month?, one "measurer" who earlier ...

...

Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 17°; it was bright, measured. The 1st, ...

... last part of the night, Venus was ... below beta Geminorum ...

Left

Akkadian

_en-nun#_ [...]

AI Translation

Diary ...

Human

Diary ...

X201834: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

[_en-nun_ sza2 gi-ne2]-e sza2 _ta itu-bar en til itu-kin mu-1_-x# [...]

[...] _bar en til itu-kin mu 1 me 28-kam2 i_[...]

AI Translation

Diary from month I to the end of month VI, year 1 .

... month I, until the end of month VI, year 138, .

Human

Diary from month I to the end of month VI, year 128? ...

... month I to the end of month VI, year 128, ...

X201835: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

x x x x x# [...] _itu-apin 1 22_ na-su _kur4_ a#-[pir ...]

_itu-apin 1 22_ na-su _kur4_ a#-[pir ...]

3 _dir an za ulu3 gin_ ina _kin-sig#_ [... sin]

ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun 2 kusz3_ sin 1# [...]

sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 12_ ina _kin-sig dir#_ [...]

ina _igi szur_-x 1 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig rin2_-sza2-_si 1_+[x ...]

me-hu-u2 _ulu3 szar2_ ina _kin-sig an utah ge6 16_ [...]

ina _zalag2_ sin _sig masz-masz_-ar2 3 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3#_ [...]

_sig mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal 2 kusz3 ge6#_ [...]

e _mul2_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 4 si 24 dir_ [...]

[x x x _ma_]-_na#_ i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _hun#_ [...]

AI Translation

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 22°; it was bright, earthshine .

The 3rd, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; in the afternoon, ... the moon was

2 cubits in front of beta Arietis, the moon being 1 .

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 12th, in the afternoon, clouds .

1 cubit in front of beta/zeta Tauri; last part of the night, Venus was 1+x mm below beta Librae .

gusty south wind; in the afternoon, rain shower. Night of the 16th, .

last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below beta Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit .

2 cubits below rho Leonis. Night .

4 fingers above beta Scorpii. The 24th, clouds .

... minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Aries .

Human

... ...

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 22°; it was bright, earthshine ...

The 3rd, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; in the afternoon ... the moon was

2 cubits in front of beta Arietis, the moon being 1 ...

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 12th, in the afternoon, clouds ...

1 cubit in front of beta/zeta Tauri; last part of the night, Venus was 1+x below beta Librae ...

gusty south storm; in the afternoon, rain shower. Night of the 16th, ...

last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below beta Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit ...

2 cubits below rho Leonis. Night ...

4 fingers above beta Scorpii. The 24th, clouds ...

... minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Aries ...

Reverse

Akkadian

kal _me# szu2-szu2_ ina _kin-sig an utah ge6 15_(?) 3# _me dir nu_(?)# [_pap_(?) ...]

_ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2-_absin 1 1_/2 _kusz3 18 si gin_ [...]

1 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 20_ ina _kin-sig dir an za ge6 21_ [...]

ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi si_-_masz2 2 kusz3 24 si gin szed7_ szir _ge6 25_ [...]

kal _u4 dir sal an dib an-bar7 hab_-rat szamasz2 _gim_ sza2 sin _igi-la2_ ina _kin-sig_ [...]

_itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im ina _sag itu 3_(_barig_) _pi_ ina _murub4 itu 3_(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) ina _til itu#_ [...]

ina _gu szu2# nu pap genna_ ina zib-_me_ dele-bat u _an_ sza2 _szu2-mesz nu igi-mesz itu_(?)# [...] [_itu_]-_sze 1 20_ na-su# [...]

[_itu_]-_sze 1 20_ na-su# [...]

AI Translation

all day very overcast; in the afternoon, rain shower. Night of the 15th?, moonrise to sunset: 3°; clouds, I did not watch? .

Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Virginis. The 18th, the north wind blew .

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 20th, in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 21st, .

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni. The 24th, the north wind blew, the cold became severe. Night of the 25th, .

all day thin clouds crossed the sky; at noon, the disk of the sun looked like that of the moon; in the afternoon, .

That month, the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 3 panu, in the middle of the month, 3 panu 4 sutu, at the end of the month, .

last appearance in Aquarius; I did not watch; Saturn was in Pisces; Venus and Mars, which had set, were not visible. Month? .

Month XII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 20° .

Human

all day very overcast?; in the afternoon, rain shower. Night of the 15th?, moonrise to sunset: 3°; clouds, I did not watch? ...

Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in in front of alpha Virginis. The 18th, the north wind blew ...

1 cubit, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 20th, in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 21st, ...

last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni. The 24th, the north wind blew, the cold became severe. Night of the 25th, ...

all day thin clouds crossed the sky; around noon, the disc of the sun looked like that of the moon; in the afternoon, ...

That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 3 panu, in the middle of the month, 3 panu 4 sutu, at the end of the month, ...

last appearance in Aquarius; I did not watch; Saturn was in Pisces; Venus and Mars, which had set, were not visible. That month? ...

Month XII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 20° ...

Left

Akkadian

[...] _mu 1 me 28-kam2_

[...] sza2# _ta du6 en til sze mu 1 me 28-kam2_ [...]

AI Translation

... year 138

... which from month VII to the end of month XII, year 138 .

Human

... year 128

... from month VII to the end of month XII, year 128 ...

X201841: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 27-kam2 itu-bar ge6_

26 ina _zalag2 dir an za_ sin ar2

_mul2#_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 3 1_/2 _kusz3_

[26] _dir sal an za ge6 27#_

[ina _zalag2_] _dir sal an za_ sin ar2 dele-bat 1 _kusz3_

[ana] _nim# gub_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_

[27 N] _kur dir_ musz _dir_

[...] _mesz dir an dib_

[...] _an utah_ i-s,a

AI Translation

Year 127, month I, night

The 26th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta

3 1/2 cubits below alpha Arietis.

The 26th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 27th,

last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky; the moon was 1 cubit behind Venus

to the east, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north.

The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: nn°, measured despite clouds; clouds

... clouds crossed the sky.

... a little rain shower

Human

Year 127, month I, night

26th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky; the moon was

3 1/2 cubits behind alpha Arietis.

The 26th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 27th,

last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky; the moon stood 1 cubit behind Venus

to the east, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north.

The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: nn°, measured despite clouds; clouds

... ..., clouds crossed the sky,

... a little rain shower,

Bottom

Akkadian

[... sza2] kap _mar gar gin_

AI Translation

... which was set to the west side blew.

Human

... which was set to the west side blew.

Reverse

Akkadian

_ge6 28# sag_ (_ge6_) _dir an dib_

_gu3 u mah an dul_

kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 28_ kal _me szu2-szu2_

_an-bar7 u 1_-en-szu2 2-szu2 _gu3_-szu2

_szub_-di _an pisan_ i-s,a _dib_

AI Translation

Night of the 28th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky.

much thunder, rain DUL,

all night very overcast. The 28th, all day very overcast,

around noon, it thundered once or twice.

clouds crossed the sky, a little rain, a little PISAN DIB.

Human

Night of the 28th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky,

much thunder, rain DUL,

all night very overcast. The 28th, all day very overcast;

around noon, it thundered once or twice;

rain, a little PISAN DIB.

X201842: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

1 5/6 _kusz3_ x# [...]

sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim#_ [_ge6 10_ sin x _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-nu _n n_]

sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 10 dir an za#_ [...]

3 1/2 _kusz3 dir an za ge6 13_ sin ar2 _mul2-mul2 1 kusz3#_

sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 14_ sin ina _igi szur_-_si 2 kusz3_

sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 14 6-40 szu2 dir nu pap_ kal _me dir# an za_

_ge6 15 2-20 me_ musz 4 sza2 _mul2_ lu-lim ziq-pi# [sin]

_an-ku10_ ki (_tab_)-u2 2 _si a2_ x# [...]

ina 44 _ge6_ (ana) _zalag2_ in 25(?) [...]

AI Translation

1 5/6 cubits ... .

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north. Night of the 10th, the moon was ... eta Piscium,

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 10th, clouds were in the sky .

3 1/2 cubits; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, the moon was 1 cubit behind eta Tauri,

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 14th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Tauri,

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 6° 40'; clouds, I did not watch; all day clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 2° 20', measured. The 4th, the lulim-star reached the ziggurat. The moon was

eclipse when it began, 2 fingers ... the side .

at 44° before sunrise; around the 25th?, .

Human

1 5/6 cubits ... ...

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north. Night of the 10th, the moon was ... eta Piscium,

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 10th, clouds were in the sky ...

3 1/2 cubits; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, the moon was 1 cubit behind eta Tauri,

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 14th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Tauri,

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 6° 40'; clouds, I did not watch; all day clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 2° 20', measured; when the 4 stars of the Stag culminated, lunar

eclipse; when it began, 2 fingers on the ... side ...

at 44° before sunrise; at 25°?, ...

Reverse

Akkadian

_mul2-babbar_ u _genna gub-mesz_ ina _an-ku10_-szu2 _mul2_(?) [...]

_ib2-tag4 udu-idim-mesz nu gub-mesz_ ina(?) _an-ku10_-szu2 _mar#_ [_gin_(?) ...]

1 2/3 _kusz3_ ina(?) _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz_ a-dir 15 8-40 [na]

musz _ge6 16 9 ge6_ musz# [x] _dir an dib ge6_

17 ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 x x x x# [x sin N] _kusz3#_ ana _ulu3 sig_

_ge6 18 szu2-szu2_ [...] _u 1_-en-szu2 2-szu2 3-szu2 _gu3_-szu2 _szub_

_an pisan dib ge6 19 szu2_ x x x x# [...]

ana _nim dib#_ [...]

AI Translation

Jupiter and Saturn stood there; in its eclipse, the star? .

the remainder of the planets did not stand there; in its eclipse, the west wind blew? .

it was eclipsed 1 2/3 cubits in? front of eta Geminorum. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 8° 40';

measured. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 9°, measured ... clouds crossed the sky. Night

The 17th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind ..., the moon being nn cubits low to the south.

Night of the 18th, very overcast ... it thundered once, twice, or thrice.

rain, PISAN DIB. Night of the 19th, overcast ... .

having passed to the east .

Human

Jupiter and Saturn stood there; in its eclipse ... ...

the remainder of the planets did not stand there; in its eclipse, the west wind blew? ...

it was eclipsed 1 2/3 cubits in? front of eta Geminorum. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 8° 40',

measured. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 9°, measured ...; clouds crossed the sky. Night

of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was behind ..., the moon being nn cubits low to the south.

Night of the 18th, very overcast ... it thundered once, twice, or thrice,

rain, PISAN DIB. Night of the 19th, overcast ... ...

having passed to the east ...

Left

Akkadian

[...] _ge6_ sin _tur3 nigin_

[...] _mul2-babbar_ u _genna gub-mesz_

AI Translation

... Night of the moon was surrounded by a halo

... Jupiter and Saturn stood there

Human

... night, the moon was surrounded by a halo

... Jupiter and Saturn stood in it?.

X201851: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 26-kam2 itu-gan 1 15-10 dir nu pap dir an dib#_

_an utah ge6 1 szu2-szu2 1 dir an za mar gin ge6 2_ sin#

ina _igi si_-_masz2 1 kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 4_ x(?)#

sin ar2 _suhur_-ar2 1 _kusz3_ sin 5/6 _kusz3_ ana _si nim ge6 5#_

sin ina _igi mul2-babbar 1 kusz3_ ana _szu2#_ [_gub_ ...] ina _zalag2# gu4-ud_ e is-le10 (error for: _si4_) 3 _kusz3_

[_ge6_] 6# sin ar2 _genna 1 kusz3#_ [ana _nim gub_] sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_

[x x x x] [...] x kal _me dir an za#_

[... _ge6 9_] _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi dur 5_/6 _kusz3_

[...] _ge6# 10 dir an dib szu2_(?)

[...] _an#_ ne2-hi _kusz-e-sir2_

AI Translation

Year 126, month IX, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 15° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; clouds crossed the sky.

rain shower. Night of the 1st, very overcast. The 1st, clouds were in the sky, the west wind blew. Night of the 2nd, the moon was

1 cubit in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 4th, ...?

the moon was 1 cubit behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 5/6 cubit high to the north. Night of the 5th,

the moon stood 1 cubit in front of Jupiter to the west ... last part of the night, Mercury was 3 cubits above alpha Tauri, error for: alpha Scorpi

Night of the 6th, the moon stood 1 cubit behind Saturn to the east, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north.

... ... ... all day clouds were in the sky

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 5/6 cubit in front of eta Piscium

... Night of the 10th, clouds crossed the sky; overcast?.

... slow rain so that the sandal

Human

Year 126, month IX, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 15° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; clouds crossed the sky,

rain shower. Night of the 1st, very overcast. The 1st, clouds were in the sky, the west wind blew. Night of the 2nd, the moon

was 1 cubit in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 4th, ...;

the moon was 1 cubit behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 5/6 cubit high to the north. Night of the 5th,

the moon stood 1 cubit in front of Jupiter to the west ... last part of the night, Mercury was 3 cubits above alpha Taurierror for: alpha Scorpii.

Night of the 6th, the moon stood 1 cubit behind Saturn to the east, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north.

... ... ... ... all day clouds were in the sky.

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 5/6 cubit in front of the Band i.e., eta Piscium

... Night of the 10th, clouds crossed the sky, overcast?.

... slow rain so that the sandal

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] [x x]

[... _an-ku10_] sin# sza2 _dib_ in

[... _ge6 15_ x]+2-40 _ge6_ a-kam2

[x ina _zalag2_ sin] ina _igi masz-masz_-_igi_(?)# [N] _kusz3_

[sin N] _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 15_ x na(?)# _dir_ musz

_dir# an za illu# ta 9 en 15 4 si gin_

_illu# ta 9 en 15 4 si gin_

[_pap_] 35 na

AI Translation

... lunar eclipse which was omitted; at

... Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: x+2° 40'; mist

... last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits in front of alpha? Geminorum.

the moon being nn cubits low to the south. The 15th, sunrise to moonset?: x#, measured despite clouds;

clouds were in the sky; the river level from the 9th to the 15th rose 4 fingers.

The river level from the 9th to the 15th rose 4 fingers.

total: 35 was the na na-gauge.

Human

... ...

... lunar eclipse which was omitted; at

... Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: x+2° 40'; mist,

...; last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits in front of alpha? Geminorum,

the moon being nn cubits low to the south. The 15th, sunrise to moonset?: x# , measured despite clouds;

clouds were in the sky.

The river level from the 9th to the 15th rose 4 fingers,

total: 35 was the na na-gauge.

X201852: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] in# 30 _genna sig#_ [_an_]

[2 _kusz3_ ina] _igi# mul2-babbar_ ana _szu2 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ ar2 _gu4-ud#_ ana _nim gub igi 16#_ na-su

[in x x] _igi itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im 2(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _zu2 4_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) kas3

[x] x# sah-le10 1(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 4_(_ban2_) _sig2-hi--a 4 ma-na_ a-na

[1] _gin2# ku3-babbar_ ep-szu2 i-nu-szu2 in 22 _mul2-babbar 2 kusz3_ ar2 _genna_

[ana _nim_] _gub# igi 10 usz_ na-su in 21 _igi 22 genna_ ina _sag_ zib-_me_

[2 _kusz3_ ina] _igi mul2-babbar_ ana _szu2 igi 14_ na-su in 21 _igi_ dele-bat

[...] _gu kur_-ad2 in 30 _genna 1_/2 _kusz3 sig an 2 kusz3_

[ina _igi mul2-babbar_ ana] _szu2# gub 3 1_/2 _kusz3#_ ar2 _gu4-ud_ ana _nim igi 16_(?) na-su

[...] [x x x]

AI Translation

... around the 30th, Saturn was below Mars

2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west, 3 1/2 cubits behind Mercury to the east, rising of Mercury to sunrise: 16°, ideal first appearance on the 6th.

first appearance in ...; that month, the equivalent was: barley, 2 panu 2 sutu; dates, 4 panu 3 sutu; mustard,

... ...; cress, 1 panu 2 sutu; sesame, 4 sutu; wool, 4 minas

1 shekel of wrought silver. At that time, around the 22nd, Jupiter's first appearance 2 cubits behind Saturn

it stood to the east; sunset to setting of Saturn: 10°; ideal first appearance on the 21st. The 22nd, Saturn's first appearance in the beginning of Pisces.

2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west; rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 14°; ideal first appearance on the 21st; Venus

... it made its last setting ... the River Nisannu. Around the 30th, Saturn's first appearance 1/2 cubit below Mars, 2 cubits

it stood 3 1/2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west, it was seen behind Mercury to the east. The 16th?, sunrise to moonset: 16°?.

Human

... around the 30th, Saturn's first appearance below Mars,

it stood 2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west, 3 1/2 cubits behind Mercury to the east; rising of Saturn to sunrise: 16°;

ideal first appearance on the xth. That month, the equivalent was: barley, 2 panu 2 sutu; dates, 4 panu 3 sutu; mustard,

... ...; cress, 1 panu 2 sutu; sesame, 4 sutu; wool, 4 minas

were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, around the 22nd, Jupiter's first appearance, it stood 2 cubits behind Saturn

to the east; rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 10°; ideal first appearance on the 21st; the 22nd, Saturn's first appearance in the beginning of Pisces

2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west; rising of Saturn to sunrise: 14°; ideal first appearance on the 21st; Venus

... reached Aquarius; around the 30th, Saturn's first appearance 1/2 cubit below Mars, it stood 2 cubits

in front of Jupiter to the west, 3 1/2 cubits behind Mercury to the east; rising of Saturn to sunrise: 16°?;

... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _nim dib ge6 5_ sin _sig_(?) _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa#_

[...] [x] 8 _si_ ina _zalag2_(?) _an_ ina _igi# mul2-babbar 3 si_ [...] 5 ina sze-ri3 _szu2-szu2 an utah ge6 6_ sin ina _igi_

[_masz-masz_ x _n n_] sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 7_ sin ina _igi_

_mul2_-ar2-[sza2-_alla_-sza2]-_ulu3# 1 kusz3_ sin 2/3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig# ge6 8_ sin _sig_

[_sag_-_a n_] _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib ge6# 9_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_tur_

[_n n_ sin N] _kusz3#_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 10_ sin ina _igi lugal_ (error for: _gir_) 2 _kusz3_

[... _ge6_] 11 sin ina _igi dele 1 1_/2# _kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_

[ana _ulu3 sig ge6 12_ sin ina] _igi sa4 1 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_

[ana x x ...] _an# za ulu3 gin_ ina _zalag2_

[...] 20(?)# _si gin pap 28_ na

[...] [x] na

AI Translation

... having passed to the east. Night of the 5th, the moon was ... below? gamma Geminorum

... ... 8 fingers; last part of the night?, Mars was 3 fingers in front of Jupiter ... The 5th, in the morning, very overcast, rain shower. Night of the 6th, the moon was ... in front of

the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. Night of the 7th, the moon was ... in front of

delta Cancri, the moon being 2/3 cubit low to the south. Night of the 8th, the moon was

beginning of the night, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 9th, the moon was nn cubits in front of rho Leonis,

the moon being nn cubits low to the south. Night of the 10th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis, error for: gamma

... Night of the 11th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Virginis, the moon being 3 cubits

low to the south. Night of the 12th, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit

to ... ... were in the sky, the south wind blew; last part of the night,

... the river level rose 20? fingers, total: 28 was the na gauge

... ... na

Human

... having passed ... to the east. Night of the 5th, the moon was ... 8 fingers below? gamma Geminorum;

last part of the night, Mars was 3 fingers in front of Jupiter, 3' ... The 5th, in the morning, very overcast, rain shower. Night of the 6th, the moon was ... in front of

alpha/beta Geminorum, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. Night of the 7th, the moon was 1 cubit in front of delta

Cancri, the moon being 2/3 cubit low to the south. Night of the 8th, the moon was nn cubits below

epsilon Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 9th, the moon was ... in front of rho Leonis,

the moon being nn cubits low to the south. Night of the 10th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis error for: beta Virginis.

... Night of the 11th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Virginis, the moon being 3 cubits

low to the south. Night of the 12th, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit

to ... were in the sky, the south wind blew; last part of the night,

... the river level rose 20? fingers, total: 28 was the na na-gauge.

... x# was the na na-gauge.

X201861: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] _an_(?)# _sig masz-masz_-_igi 3 kusz3 3 dir an za_

[... _ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _si_]-_masz2# 1 kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

[...] _ge6# 8 sag ge6_ sin e _genna 1 kusz3_

[...] (d)#_u 1_-en-szu2 2-szu2 _gu3_-szu2

[...] ar2# _masz-masz_-_igi 3 kusz3_

[... x]+10 na musz

[...] x# _gub ge6 17_

[...] _kusz3_(?)# ana _nim gub_

AI Translation

... Mars? was 3 cubits below alpha Geminorum. The 3rd, clouds were in the sky.

... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south.

... Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit above Saturn

... it thundered once or twice.

... 3 cubits behind alpha Geminorum

... sunrise to moonset: x+10', measured.

... stood there. Night of the 17th,

... stood nn cubits? to the east.

Human

... Mars? was 3 cubits below alpha Geminorum. The 3rd, clouds were in the sky.

... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south.

... Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit above Saturn

... ... it thundered once or twice

... 3 cubits behind alpha Geminorum

... sunrise to moonset: x+10', measured

... ... Night of the 17th,

... stood nn cubits? to the east

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x# _kusz3 si gin#_ [x x] 22 ina sze-ri3# _szu2-szu2_

[... ana] _ulu3# sig 24_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib_

[...] _si gin 26 dir an za ge6 27_

[...] _itu# 3_(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _zu2_ ina _sag itu 1_(_gur_) _gur 4_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_)

[... 1 _gu4_]-_ud#_ ina _szu2_ ina _til_ zib-_me szu2 nu pap 2 genna_ ina _gu igi tur_

[...] _en 23 2_/3 _kusz3 gin pap 26_ na

[...] _gar_-nu _szu-ii_ ana ki(?) za kit tu2 ni-gu-tu2 ina _kur gar_-at2

AI Translation

... x# cubits; the north wind blew ... The 22nd, in the morning, very overcast

... low to the south. The 24th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky

... the north wind blew. The 26th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 27th,

... of the month, 3 panu 2 sutu; dates, in the beginning of the month, 1 kurru 4 panu 1 sutu;

... The 1st, Mercury's last appearance in the west in the end of Pisces; I did not watch. The 2nd, Saturn's first appearance in Aquarius; it was small,

... until the 23rd, it rose 2/3 cubit, total: 26 was the na gauge.

... are located ...: hand of a ... will be placed in the land.

Human

... x# cubits; the north wind blew ... ... The 22nd, in the morning, very overcast

... low to the south. The 24th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky

... the north wind blew. The 26th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 27th,

... of the month, 3 panu 2 sutu; dates, in the beginning of the month, 1 kurru 4 panu 1 sutu;

... the 1st, Mercury's last appearance in the west in the end of Pisces; I did not watch; the 2nd, Saturn's first appearance in Aquarius; it was small,

... until the 23rd, the river level rose 2/3 cubit, total: 26 was the na na-gauge;

... set. ... merry-making was set up in the land.

X201862: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] x _ge6 5# szu2-szu2_ [...]

[...] x# _dib_ kal _me dir an#_ [...]

[... _ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin] _sig# mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 2_ [_kusz3_ ...]

[...] _dir# an za ge6 11 11 dir#_ [...]

[...] _dib an_ na-al-szu2 _ge6 15_ [...]

[...] x# ina sze-ri3 _an_ na-al-szu2 x# [...]

[...] 16# _szu2-szu2 ge6# 17 dir# an dib#_ [...]

[... _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig giri3_-ar2-sza2-A x]+1 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim# dib 18_ [...]

[...] _szu2-szu2 ge6 20#_ [_dir_] _an za_ x# [...]

[...] _ge6# 24 szu2_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_ [_mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa n n_ ...]

[...] 25 _szu2-szu2_ szamasz2 _gub_ x# [...]

[...] _an#-ku10_ szamasz2 sza2 _dib_ in [...]

[...] _sze#-gisz-i3 4_(_ban2_)(?) _sig2#_ [...]

AI Translation

... ... Night of the 5th, very overcast .

... ... passed; all day clouds ... the sky .

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below alpha Arietis .

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 11th and the 11th, clouds .

... crossed the sky, a little rain shower. Night of the 15th, .

... ... in the morning, a little rain shower ... .

... The 16th, very overcast. Night of the 17th, clouds crossed the sky .

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was x+1 cubits below beta Virginis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 18th, .

... very overcast. Night of the 20th, clouds were in the sky ... .

... Night of the 24th, overcast; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of theta Ophiuchi .

... The 25th, very overcast; solstice ... .

... solar eclipse which was omitted; at .

... sesame, 4 sutu?; wool, .

Human

... ... Night of the 5th, very overcast ...

... having passed? ...; all day clouds ... the sky ...

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below alpha Arietis ...

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 11th and the 11th, clouds ...

... clouds crossed the sky, dew. Night of the 15th, ...

... ..., in the morning, dew ... ...

... The 16th, very overcast. Night of the 17th, clouds crossed the sky ...

... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was x+1 cubits below beta Virginis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 18th, ...

... ... very overcast. Night of the 20th, clouds were in the sky ... ...

... Night of the 24th, overcast; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of theta Ophiuchi ...

... The 25th, very overcast; solstice ... ...

... solar eclipse which was omitted; at ...

... sesame, 4 sutu?; wool, ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _ge6 11_(?) _dir#_ [...]

[... _ge6 14_] 9 _me_ musz _sag# ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2#-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 2 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3#_ [...]

[... _ge6 15_] sin _sig mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal 1 kusz3#_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib# 15 szed7_ [...]

[... _ge6 17_] ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi# dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 1_/2 _kusz3 17 dir# an za ulu3 gin ge6 18 dir an za#_ [...]

[... 18] _szu2_ ina _kin-sig dir an za genna_ ina _gu szu2 nu pap ge6 19#_ [_szu2_]-_szu2_(?)# 19 ina sze-ri3 _im-dugud an szu2_ [x] [...]

[...] ina _kin-sig an dul ge6 21 dir an dib an_(?) rad _pisan mah dib 21_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib_ [...]

[... _ge6_] 23 ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 1 kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ [ana] _ulu3# sig 23 dir an za szed7#_ [...]

[...] _an# za szed7 ge6 26 sag ge6 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi si_-_masz2# 2 kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3_ [_sig_ ...]

[...] ina _zalag2 dir an za 27 szed7 mar gin ge6 28 dir#_ [_an_ x] 28# 9-40 _kur dir nu_ [_pap_ ...]

[... dele-bat] ina _szu2_ ina _gu igi kur nim_-a 18 na-su in 28# [_igi_ ...] ina a-kam2(?)# [...]

[...] _itu 2_(_gur_) _gur_ kas3 _sumun 2_(_gur_) _gur 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) sah-le10 1(_barig_) [...]

[... 18 na]-su# in 28 _igi gu4-ud_ ina _masz2_ in 8 [...] [_itu-ziz2 1 ... ge6_] 4 _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun_ [_n n_ ...]

[_itu-ziz2 1 ... ge6_] 4 _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun_ [_n n_ ...]

[...] _mah_(?)# _nim-gir2 nim-gir2 ulu3 gin an utah#_ [...]

[... _dir_] _an za ulu3 gin ge6 8 sag_ [_ge6_ ...]

[...] [...]

AI Translation

... Night of the 11th?, clouds .

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 9°, measured; beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind delta Cancri, the moon being 1/2 cubit .

... Night of the 15th, the moon was 1 cubit below rho Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. The 15th, cold .

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Virginis. The 17th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 18th, clouds were in the sky .

... The 18th, overcast; in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky; Saturn's last appearance in Aquarius; I did not watch. Night of the 19th, very overcast?. The 19th, in the morning, fog covered the sky ... .

... in the afternoon, rain DUL. Night of the 21st, clouds crossed the sky, cloudburst, much PISAN DIB. The 21st, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky .

... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky, cold .

... were in the sky, cold. Night of the 26th, beginning of the night, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south .

... last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 27th, cold west wind blew. Night of the 28th, clouds ... the sky. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 9° 40'; clouds, I did not watch .

... Venus' first appearance in the west in Aquarius; it was bright and high, sunset to setting of Venus: 18°; ideal first appearance on the 28th ... in mist? .

... of the month, 2 kurru; mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 1 panu .

... sunset to setting of Mercury: 18°; ideal first appearance on the 28th; Mercury was in Capricorn; around the 8th, .

Month XI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Arietis .

... much? lightning flashed, the south wind blew, rain shower .

... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, .

Human

... Night of the 11th?, clouds ...

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 9°, measured; beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind delta Cancri, the moon being 1/2 ??? ...

... Night of the 15th, ... the moon was 1 cubit below rho Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. The 15th, cold ...

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Virginis. The 17th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 18th, clouds were in the sky ...

... The 18th, ... overcast; in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky; Saturn's last appearance in Aquarius; I did not watch. Night of the 19th, very? overcast. The 19th, in the morning, fog covered the sky ... ...

... in the afternoon, rain DUL. Night of the 21st, clouds crossed the sky, cloudburst, much PISAN DIB. The 21st, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky ...

... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky, cold ...

... were in the sky, cold. Night of the 26th, beginning of the night, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south ...

... last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 27th, cold, the west wind blew. Night of the 28th, clouds ... The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 9° 40'; clouds, I did not watch ...

... Venus' first appearance in the west in Aquarius; it was bright and high, sunset to setting of Venus: 18°; ideal first appearance on the 28th ... in mist? ...

... of the month, 2 kurru; old mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 1 panu? ...

... sunset to setting of Venus: 18°; ideal first appearance on the 28th; Mercury was in Capricorn; on the 8th, ...

Month XI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Arietis ...

... much? ... lightning flashed, the south wind blew, rain shower ...

... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, ...

... ... ...

X201863: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 25-kam2_ (disz)se-lu-ku _lugal itu-ziz2_ [1 ...]

sin ar2 dele-bat 3 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ [_ge6 4_ sin ina _igi_]

[_mul2_-_igi_]-sza2-_sag_-_hun 2 kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 5_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2#-_sag_-_hun 2_(?)# _kusz3_

sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ina _zalag2 dir an za ulu3 gin_ kal _me szu2-szu2 an dul_ ina _kin-sig_

_gu3 u mah nim-gir2 nim-gir2 ulu3 gin an utah ge6 6 6 szu2-szu2 ulu3 gin_

_ge6 7 sag ge6 dir an dib_ kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 nim-gir2 nim-gir2 gu3 u mah na4 szur_

_an pisan dib ulu3 gin 7_ ina sze-ri3 _szu2-szu2_ kal _me dir an za ulu3 gin ge6 8_

sin e _szur_-_ulu3 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 8 dir an za ge6 9_ sin e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa_

4 _kusz3_ ar2 _an 1 kusz3_ ana _nim gub usan an_ e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 1_/2 _kusz3 9_

_mul2#-babbar_ ina _gu igi kur nim_-a 15# na-su in 3 _igi ge6 10_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-_igi 1 1_/2(?) _kusz3_

sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_(!) kal _ge6 dir an za 10 dir an dib si gin ge6 11_ sin ina _igi_

_mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 12_ sin _sig sag_-_a 4_(?) _kusz3_

sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_ ina _zalag2 dir an za 12_ kal _me szu2-szu2_ ina _kin-sig an utah ge6 13_

10-40 _me dir nu pap_ kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 13 8-10 szu2 dir nu pap ge6 14 30 ninda ge6 dir_ musz#

_sag ge6_ sin ar2 _gisz-kun_-_a 3 kusz3 14 3-40_ na _dir_ musz _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina [_absin_]

2 1/2 _kusz3_ ar2 dele-bat ana _szu2_ (sic) _gub igi kur nim_-a 16 na-su in 12 _igi ge6_ [15]

ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _dele 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig dir an za ge6 16#_ [ina] _zalag2_ sin# [ar2 _sa4 n n_]

sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1_+[x N ...]

_dir# sal an za ge6 18 szu2-szu2 an utah kur gin_ x# [...]

AI Translation

Year 125, king Seleucus. Month XI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, .

the moon stood 3 cubits behind Venus to the east, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south. Night of the 4th, the moon was

2 cubits behind beta Arietis, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 5th, the moon was 2? cubits behind alpha Arietis,

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; all day very overcast, rain DUL; in the afternoon,

much thunder, lightning flashed, the south wind blew, rain shower. Night of the 6th and the 6th, very overcast, the south wind blew;

Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky; all night very overcast, lightning flashed, much thunder, hail

rain PISAN DIB, the south wind blew. The 7th, in the morning, very overcast; all day clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 8th,

the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above zeta Tauri, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 8th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, the moon was 2 cubits above gamma Geminorum,

it stood 1 cubit behind Mars to the east; first part of the night, Mars was 1 1/2 cubits above mu Geminorum. The 9th,

Jupiter's first appearance in Aquarius; it was bright and high, rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 15°; ideal first appearance on the 3rd. Night of the 10th, the moon was 1 1/2? cubits behind alpha Geminorum,

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; all night clouds were in the sky. The 10th, clouds crossed the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 11th, the moon was

delta Cancri, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south. Night of the 12th, the moon was 4? cubits below epsilon Leonis,

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 12th, all day very overcast; in the afternoon, rain shower. Night of the 13th,

10° 40'; clouds, I did not watch; all night very overcast. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 8° 10'; clouds, I did not watch. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 30', measured despite clouds;

beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind theta Leonis. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 3° 40', measured despite clouds; Mercury's first appearance in the west in Virgo;

it stood 2 1/2 cubits behind Venus to the westsic; it was bright and high, sunset to setting of Venus: 16°; ideal first appearance on the 12th. Night of the 15th,

last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Virginis,

the moon being 1 cubit low to the south. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1+x mm in front of alpha Librae .

thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 18th, very overcast, rain shower, the east wind blew ... .

Human

Year 125, king Seleucus, month XI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ...

the moon stood 3 cubits behind Venus to the east, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south. Night of the 4th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta

Arietis, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 5th, the moon was 2? cubits behind alpha Arietis,

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew; all day very overcast, rain DUL; in the afternoon,

much thunder, lightning flashed, the south wind blew, rain shower. Night of the 6th and the 6th, very overcast, the south wind blew.

Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, all night very overcast, lightning flashed, much thunder, hail fell,

rain PISAN DIB, the south wind blew. The 7th, in the morning, very overcast; all day clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 8th,

the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above zeta Tauri, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 8th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, the moon was 4 cubits above gamma Geminorum,

it stood 1 cubit behind Mars to the east; first part of the night, Mars was 1 1/2 cubits above mu Geminorum. The 9th,

Jupiter's first appearance in Aquarius; it was bright and high, rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 15°; ideal first appearance on the 3rd. Night of the 10th, the moon was 1 1/2? cubits behind alpha Geminorum,

the moon having passedsic 1 cubit to the east; all night clouds were in the sky. The 10th, clouds crossed the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 11th, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of

delta Cancri, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south. Night of the 12th, the moon was 4? cubits below epsilon Leonis,

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 12th, all day very overcast; in the afternoon, rain shower. Night of the 13th,

moonrise to sunset: 10° 40'; clouds, I did not watch; all night very ???. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 8° 10'; clouds, I did not watch. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 30'; measured despite clouds;

beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind theta Leonis. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 3° 40'; measured despite clouds; Mercury's first appearance in the west in Virgo,

it stood 2 1/2 cubits behind Venus to the westsic; it was bright and high, sunset to setting of Mercury: 16°; ideal first appearance on the 12th. Night of the 15th,

last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Virginis,

the moon being 1 cubit low to the south. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1+x ... in front of alpha Librae ...

thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 18th, very overcast, rain shower, the east wind blew ... ...

Bottom

Akkadian

[x] x# _u gu3_-szu2 ne2-hi _szub_-di _an dul_ kal [... _ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin]

_sig#_ szil-_pa 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal dir an za 20#_ [...]

AI Translation

... ... slow thunder, rain DUL, all ... Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was

1/2 cubit below theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west; clouds were in the sky. The 20th, .

Human

... ... it thundered slowly, rain DUL, all ... Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was

1/2 cubit below theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west; clouds were in the sky. The 20th ...

Reverse

Akkadian

_ge6 21 usan an_ e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ [...]

_dir sal an za 22 dir sal an za ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 [_si_-_masz2 n n_ sin _n n_]

ana _ulu3 sig 24 dir sal an za ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi suhur#_-[_igi_]

1 _kusz3 25 dir sal an za ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _mul2-babbar 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 [_kusz3_]

ana _nim dib 26 dir sal an za ge6 27_ ina _zalag2 dir an za_ (27) 17-50 _kur dir nu pap#_

kal _me szu2-szu2 ulu3 gin ge6 28 murub4_-ti3 _szu2 an utah_ i-s,a 28 _dir an za_

_ge6 29_ ina _zalag2 dir sal an za 29 dir sal an za ge6 30_ ina _zalag2 dir sal an za_

_itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im 4(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _zu2 2_(_gur_) _gur_ kas3 2(_gur_) _gur_ sah-le10 1(_barig_) 4(_ban2_)

_sze-gisz-i3 4_(_ban2_) 3 qa _sig2-hi--a 5 ma-na_ a-na 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep-szu2

i-nu-szu2 9 _mul2-babbar_ ina _gu igi 16_ na-su in 3 _igi_ dele-bat ina (_sag_) _itu_ ina _gu_

5 dele-bat zib-_me kur_-ad2 14 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _absin 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ar2 dele-bat ana _szu2 gub igi kur nim_-a

16 na-su in 12 _igi an_ ina _masz-masz itu bi illu ta 1 en 18_

8 _si lal pap 36_ na _ta 19 en 22 1_/2 _kusz3_(!) _gin pap 33_ na

_ta 25 en til itu 4 si lal pap 34_ na _itu-sze 1 22_ na-su _kur4_ ina _gub igi dir_ musz ar2 dele-bat 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub_

_itu-sze 1 22_ na-su _kur4_ ina _gub igi dir_ musz ar2 dele-bat 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub_

sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ kal _ge6 dir an za 1 szu2-szu2 an dul_-hat _kur gin gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina zib-_me_ [_szu2_ (_nu pap_)]

_ge6 2_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib#_ [...]

AI Translation

Night of the 21st, first part of the night, Mars was 3 1/2 cubits above gamma Geminorum; last part of the night, .

thin clouds were in the sky. The 22nd, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Capricorni, the moon being .

low to the south. The 24th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of gamma Capricorni,

The 25th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above Jupiter, the moon being 1/2 cubit

having passed ... to the east. The 26th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 17° 50'; clouds, I did not watch.

all day very overcast, the south wind blew. Night of the 28th, middle part of the night, overcast, a little rain shower. The 28th, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 29th, last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky. The 29th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 30th, last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky.

That month, the equivalent was: barley, 4 panu 2 sutu; dates, 2 kurru; mustard, 2 kurru; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu;

sesame, 4 sutu 3 qa; wool, 5 minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver.

At that time, on the 9th, Jupiter's first appearance in Aquarius; rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 16°; ideal first appearance on the 3rd; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Aquarius;

The 5th, Venus reached Pisces. The 14th, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Virgo, 2 1/2 cubits behind Venus to the west; it was bright and high,

sunset to setting of Mercury: 16°; ideal first appearance on the 12th; Mars was in Gemini. That month, the river level from the 1st to the 18th

receded 8 fingers, total: 36 was the na gauge; from the 19th to the 22nd, it rose 1/2 cubit, total: 33 was the na gauge;

from the 25th to the end of the month, it receded 4 fingers, total: 34 was the na gauge.

Month XII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 22°; it was bright, it could be seen while the sun stood there; measured despite clouds; it stood 1 1/2 cubits behind Venus to the east.

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north; all night clouds were in the sky. The 1st, very overcast, rain DUL, the east wind blew; Mercury's last appearance in the west in Pisces; I did not watch;

Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed a little to the east .

Human

Night of the 21st, first part of the night, Mars was 3 1/2 cubits above gamma Geminorum; last part of the night, ...

thin clouds were in the sky. The 22nd, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Capricorni, the moon being ...

low to the south. The 24th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of gamma Capricorni.

The 25th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above Jupiter, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit

to the east. The 26th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 17° 50'; clouds, I did not watch;

all day very overcast, the south wind blew. Night of the 28th, middle part of the night, overcast, a little rain shower. The 28th, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 29th, last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky. ???, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 30th, last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky.

That month, the equivalent was: barley, 4 panu 2 sutu; dates, 2 kurru; mustard, 2 kurru; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu;

sesame, 4 sutu 3 qa; wool, 5 minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver.

At that time, on the 9th, Jupiter's first appearance in Aquarius; rising of Jupiter to sunrise: 16°, ideal first appearance on the 3rd; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Aquarius;

on the 5th, Venus reached Pisces; the 14th, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Virgo, it stood 2 1/2 cubits behind Venus to the westsic; it was bright and high,

sunset to setting of Mercury: 16°, ideal first appearance on the 12th; Mars was in Gemini. That month, the river level from the 1st to the 18th

receded 8 fingers, total: 36 was the na na-gauge; from the 19th to the 22nd, it rose 1/2 cubit, total: 33 was the na na-gauge;

from the 25th to the end of the month, it receded 4 fingers, total: 34 was the na na-gauge.

Month XII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 22°; it was bright, it could be seen while the sun stood there; measured despite clouds; the moon stood 1 1/2 cubits behind Venus to the east,

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north; all night clouds were in the sky. The 1st, very overcast, rain DUL, the east wind blew; Mercury's last appearance in the west in Pisces; I did not watch?.

Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed a little to the east ...

Top

Akkadian

2 _genna_ ina _gu# igi tur 14_ na-su in 1 _igi_ kal _me#_ [...]

_ge6 3 szu2-szu2 3_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an za_

AI Translation

The 2nd, Saturn's first appearance in Aquarius; it was small, sunset to setting of Saturn: 14°; ideal first appearance on the 1st; all day .

Night of the 3rd, very overcast. The 3rd, in the morning, clouds were in the sky.

Human

The 2nd, Saturn's first appearance in Aquarius; it was small, rising of Saturn to sunrise: 14°, ideal first appearance on the 1st; all day ...

Night of the 3rd, very overcast. The 3rd, in the morning, clouds were in the sky.

Left

Akkadian

_ge6 4_ sin ina _igi_ is-le10 2 _kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ ina _zalag2_

_dir an za 4_ kal _me szu2-szu2_

AI Translation

Night of the 4th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north; last part of the night,

clouds were in the sky. The 4th, all day very overcast.

Human

Night of the 4th, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north; last part of the night,

clouds were in the sky. The 4th, all day very overcast.

X201864: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

[... _an_] ina# _masz-masz itu bi illu#_ [...]

[...] [_itu-sze 1_ ...] x 1 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2#_ [ina _til_] zib-_me szu2 nu pap_ kal _me szu2-szu2 an dul#_ [...]

[_itu-sze 1_ ...] x 1 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2#_ [ina _til_] zib-_me szu2 nu pap_ kal _me szu2-szu2 an dul#_ [...]

[... _szu2_]-_szu2_(?)# 3 ina sze-ri3 _dir an za ge6 4 sag ge6_ sin [...]

[... kal] _me dir an za ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin e _mul2#_-[ar2-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz n n_ ...]

[...] x# _ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-[sza2-_ulu3 n n_ ...]

[...] [x] _usan_ (dele)-bat e _mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun 4 kusz3#_ [...]

[...] _szed7#_ szir _ge6 13 6-40 me_ musz _sag ge6_ sin [...]

[...] _nu pap_ ina _kin-sig dir sal an za ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin [...]

[...] _gub_(?)# 17 ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib an dul_ ina _kin-sig#_ [...]

[... _ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_] _si_-_masz2 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 21_ kal# [_me_ ...]

[...] _dir sal an za_ sin ar2 _mul2-babbar 1 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub#_ [...]

[...] kal# _ge6 dir an za 25_ x# [...]

[...] x x# [...]

AI Translation

... Mars was in Gemini. That month, the river level .

... Month XII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... The 1st, Mercury's last appearance in the west in the end of Pisces; I did not watch; all day very overcast, rain DUL .

Month XII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... The 1st, Mercury's last appearance in the west in the end of Pisces; I did not watch; all day very overcast, rain DUL .

... very overcast?. The 3rd, in the morning, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon .

... all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... above mu Geminorum .

... ... Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of delta Cancri .

... ... first part of the night, Venus was 4 cubits above beta Arietis .

... the cold became severe. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 6° 40', measured; beginning of the night, the moon .

... I did not watch; in the afternoon, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon .

... stood?. The 17th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL; in the afternoon, .

... Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 21st, all day .

... thin clouds were in the sky; the moon stood 1 cubit behind Jupiter to the west .

... all night clouds were in the sky. The 25th, ... .

Human

... Mars was in Gemini. That month, the river level ...

...

Month XII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... The 1st, Mercury's last appearance in the west in the end of Pisces; I did not watch; all day very overcast, rain DUL ...

... very overcast?. The 3rd, in the morning, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon ...

... all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... above mu Geminorum ...

... ... Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of delta Cancri ...

... ... first part of the night, Venus was 4 cubits abovesic beta Arietis ...

... the cold became severe. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 6° 40', measured; beginning of the night, the moon ...

... I did not watch; in the afternoon, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon ...

... stood?. The 17th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL; in the afternoon, ...

... Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 21st, all day ...

... thin clouds were in the sky; the moon stood 1 cubit behind Jupiter to the westsic ...

... all night clouds were in the sky. The 25th, ... ...

... ... ...

X201871: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu 1 me 24-kam2_ (disz)an]-ti#-'u-uk-su u [(disz)se-lu-ku A-szu2 _lugal-mesz itu-du6_] 1 15 na-su _kur4 dir_ musz ana szamasz2 _sig ge6 2_ sin ina# [_igi_(?) ...]

[ina _igi_ dele-bat _n n_ ana] _szu2# gub_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3#_ [_sig_ ...] _szu2#-szu2_ ina _zalag2 an utah_ i-s,a 3 _szu2-szu2 ulu3_ u _kur szar2 gin#_ [...]

[... _ge6_] 5# _sag ge6_ sin _sig si_-_masz2_ [_n n_ ...] 5# _szu2-szu2_ ki _szu2_ szamasz2 _gir2 gir2 an utah ge6 6 sag ge6_ [...]

[... ina _igi_] _genna# 1 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ ana _si_-szu2 sza2 _si_(?)# [kun-nu ...] _gu3# u an utah 6_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an za ge6 7 sag_ [_ge6_ ...]

[... _ge6_] 8# _usan_ dele-bat _sig mul2-babbar 1 kusz3_ [...] _sag# ge6 dir an za 10 dir sal an za ge6 11 sag ge6#_ [...]

[... ana] _szu2# lal ge6 12 sag ge6_ sin [_sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun n kusz3_ sin N] _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 12 15-40 szu2 nu pap ge6 13_ [...]

[...] 2(?)# _kusz3 13 4 10_+[x na ...] 1+x# _me dir_ musz _dir an za_ sin _tur3 nigin_ ina _zalag2_ sin [...]

[... _ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _mul2_-x]-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 2 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 15 dir sal an#_ [...]

[...] 17 _szu2-szu2_ ina _kin-sig u 1_-en-szu2 _gu3_-szu2 _szub an utah ge6_ [18 ...]

[... N] _kusz3 ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig lugal#_ [_n n_] _ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi gisz-kun_-_a 1 kusz3 20 dir_ [_an_] _za ge6 21_ [...]

[...] _dir# an za ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig dele_-[sza2]-_igi#_-_absin 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 22 dir an za ge6 23 dir an#_ [...]

[... _ge6 25_ ina] _zalag2#_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 2 kusz3 ge6 26_ [ina] _zalag2_ sin ar2 _rin2_-sza2-_si 3 kusz3 ge6 27_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi si4 1_/2 _kusz3 27 9_ [(x) _kur_ ...]

[...] _szu2 itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im 2(_gur_) _gur 5_(_ban2_)# _zu2-lum-ma 3_(_gur_) _gur 5_(_ban2_) kas3 5(_gur_) _gur_ sah-le10 3(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 1_(_barig_) 5(_ban2_)(?) [...]

[... ana 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_] ep#-szu2 i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _pa_ dele-bat ina _pa_ ina _til itu#_ ina _masz2 genna_ ina _masz2 gu4-ud_ u _an_ sza2 _szu2-mesz nu igi-mesz itu bi illu 4 si gin_ [...] [_itu-apin 30 10_] _usz#_ na-su a-kam2 musz ana szamasz2 _sig_ sin ina _igi mul2#-babbar 2 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 2_ sin ina _igi si masz2 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3_ [_sig_ ...]

[_itu-apin 30 10_] _usz#_ na-su a-kam2 musz ana szamasz2 _sig_ sin ina _igi mul2#-babbar 2 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 2_ sin ina _igi si masz2 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3_ [_sig_ ...]

[... ina _igi_ dele-bat _n n_] ana _szu2 gub_ ana _sza3_-szu2 kun-nu ana _si_-szu2 sza2 _si_ x x# 3 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _pa 2 kusz3_ ar2 _mul2-babbar gu4-ud 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig igi kur nim_-a 16 na-su in# [x _igi_ ...]

[x N na] _mul2#-babbar ge6 4 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_suhur#_-_masz2 3 kusz3_ ina _igi genna 3 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub usan_ dele-bat _sig si_-_masz2 2 1_/2 _kusz3 usan genna_ ana _nim_ [ina _lal_-szu2]

[e _mul2_]-_igi_-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 14 si ge6 5 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2#_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 6 6 dir an za ge6 7 dir an za ge6 8 sag ge6 dir an dib an#_ [...]

[_sag_] _ge6 szu2_ ina _zalag2 an dul 8_ kal _me dir an za gir2 gu3 u an# pisan dib ge6 9 sag ge6 dir an dib gir2 gu3 u_ s,ar-hu _mah an_ rad _pisan dib_ kal _ge6 szu2 9_ kal [_me_ ...]

_an#_ na-al-szu2 _ge6 10 dir an za sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-_igi_-sza2-[_sag_]-_hun# 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 10_ kal _me dir an za_ in 11 _mul2-babbar_ ina _pa szu2 ge6 12 sag_ (_ge6_) sin ar2 _mul2-mul2#_ [_n n_ ...]

_ge6# 13 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si#_ [_n n 13 n szu2_] _dir#_ musz _ge6 14 6 me dir_ musz ina _zalag2_ sin e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 3 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 14_ [N na]

[_dir_] _nu# pap ge6 15 6_(?) _ge6#_ [ina _zalag2_ sin _sig masz-masz_-ar2 _n n_ sin i]-s,a ana _nim dib 15 18_ na sza2 _gu4-ud ge6 16 sag ge6 dir an dib an dul_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3#_ [_n n_]

[... dele-bat ana] _genna# te sze-er-zi_-szu2-nu a-ha-mesz ka-szid(?) ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_ [...]

[...] _kusz3 ge6 20# usan_ dele-bat e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur#_-[_masz2 n n_ ...]

[...] _rin2_(?)-sza2(?)-_ulu3_(?)# [...]

AI Translation

Year 124, kings Antiochus and Seleucus, his son. Month VII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 15°; it was bright, measured despite clouds; it was low to the sun. Night of the 2nd, the moon was ... in front? of .

it stood ... in front of Venus to the west, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south ... very overcast; last part of the night, a little rain shower. The 3rd, very overcast, gusty south and east winds blew .

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below beta Capricorni ... The 5th, very overcast; at sunset, lightning flashed, rain shower. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, .

... stood 1 cubit in front of Saturn to the west, it was set towards its northern? horn ... thunder, rain shower. The 6th, in the morning, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, .

... Night of the 8th, first part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit below Jupiter ... beginning of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 10th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, .

... back to the west. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was nn cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed nn cubits to the east. The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 15° 40'; I did not watch. Night of the 13th, .

... 2? cubits. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 4° 10+x' ... moonrise to sunset: 1+x°, measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky, the moon was surrounded by a halo; last part of the night, the moon .

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits above eta/mu Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 15th, thin clouds ... the sky .

... The 17th, very overcast; in the afternoon, it thundered once, rain shower. Night of the 18th, .

... nn cubits. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Leonis. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of theta Leonis. The 20th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 21st, .

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below gamma Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 23rd, clouds ... the sky .

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below alpha Librae. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind beta Librae. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of alpha Scorpii. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 9° .

... set. That month, the equivalent was: barley, 2 kurru 5 sutu; dates, 3 kurru 5 sutu; mustard, 5 kurru; cress, 3 panu 2 sutu; sesame, 1 panu 5 sutu? .

... were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Sagittarius; Venus was in Sagittarius, at the end of the month, in Capricorn; Saturn was in Capricorn; Mercury and Mars, which had set, were not visible. That month, the river level rose 4 fingers .

Month VIII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 10°, measured despite mist; it was low to the sun; the moon stood 2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south .

... stood ... in front of Venus to the west, it was set towards its inside, it was set towards its northern horn. The 3rd, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Sagittarius, 2 cubits behind Jupiter, Mercury being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south; it was bright and high, sunset to setting of Mercury: 16°; ideal first appearance on the xth .

... sunset to setting of Jupiter: nn°. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni, it stood 3 cubits in front of Saturn to the west; first part of the night, Venus was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni; first part of the night, Saturn, while moving back to the east,

14 fingers above gamma Capricorni. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni. Night of the 6th and the 6th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, rain .

beginning of the night, overcast; last part of the night, rain DUL. The 8th, all day clouds were in the sky, lightning, thunder, rain PISAN DIB. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, lightning, much wailing thunder, cloudburst, PISAN DIB; all night overcast. The 9th, all day .

rain so that .

Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Tauri. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: nn°, measured despite clouds. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 6°, measured despite clouds; last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above gamma Geminorum, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: nn°,

clouds, I did not watch. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 6°?; last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Geminorum, the moon having passed a little to the east. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 18°; Mercury. Night of the 16th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Cancri

... Venus came close to Saturn; their horns were together; last part of the night, the moon was ... below .

... cubits. Night of the 20th, first part of the night, Venus was ... above delta Capricorni .

... alpha Librae? .

Human

Year 124, kings Antiochus and Seleucus, his son. Month VII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 15°; it was bright, measured despite clouds; it was low to the sun. Night of the 2nd, the moon was ... in front? of ...,

it stood ... in front of Venus to the west, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south ... very overcast; last part of the night, a little rain shower. The 3rd, very overcast, gusty south and east winds blew ...

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below beta Capricorni ... The 5th, very overcast; at sunset, lightning flashed, rain shower. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, ...

... the moon stood 1 cubit in front of Saturn to the west, it was set to its northern? horn ..., thunder, rain shower. The 6th, in the morning, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, ...

... Night of the 8th, first part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit below Jupiter ... beginning of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 10th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, ...

... back to the west. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was nn cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed nn cubits to the east. The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 15° 40'; I did not watch. Night of the 13th, ...

... 2? cubits. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 4° 10+x' ... moonrise to sunset: 1+x#, measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky, the moon was surrounded by a halo; last part of the night, the moon ...

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits above eta/mu Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 15th, thin clouds were in the sky ...

... The 17th, very overcast; in the afternoon, it thundered once, rain shower. Night of the 18th, ...

... nn cubits. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Leonis. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of theta Leonis. The 20th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 21st, ...

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below gamma Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 23rd, clouds ... the sky ...

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below alpha Librae. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind beta Librae. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of alpha Scorpii. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 9° ...

... overcast. That month, the equivalent was: barley, 2 kurru 5 sutu; dates, 3 kurru 5 sutu; mustard, 5 kurru; cress, 3 panu 2 sutu; sesame, 1 panu 5 sutu? ...

were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Sagittarius; Venus was in Sagittarius, at the end of the month, in Capricorn; Saturn was in Capricorn; Mercury and Mars, which had set, were not visible. That month, the river level rose 4 fingers ...

Month VIII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 10°, measured despite mist; it was low to the sun; the moon stood 2 cubits in front of Jupiter to the west, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south ...

... it stood ... in front of Venus to the west; it was set towards its inside, ... to its northern horn. The 3rd, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Sagittarius, 2 cubits behind Jupiter, Mercury being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south; it was bright and high, sunset to setting of Mercury: 16°, ideal first appearance on the xth ...

sunset to setting of Jupiter: nn°. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni, it stood 3 cubits in front of Saturn to the west; first part of the night, Venus was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni; first part of the night, Saturn, while moving back to the east,

was 14 fingers above gamma Capricorni. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni. Night of the 6th and the 6th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 7th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, rain? ...

beginning of the night, overcast; last part of the night, rain DUL. The 8th, all day clouds were in the sky, lightning, thunder, rain PISAN DIB. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, lightning, much wailing thunder, cloudburst, PISAN DIB; all night overcast. The 9th, all day ...

dew. Night of the 10th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below beta Arietis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 10th, all day clouds were in the sky. Around the 11th, Jupiter's last appearance in Sagittarius. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind eta Tauri ...

Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Tauri. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: nn°; measured despite clouds. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 6°, measured despite clouds; last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above gamma Geminorum, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: nn°;

clouds, I did not watch. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 6°?; last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Geminorum, the moon having passed a little to the east. The 15th, sunset to setting of Mercury: 18°. Night of the 16th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Cancri.

... Venus came close to Saturn, their glows reached? each other; last part of the night, the moon was ... below ...

... cubits. Night of the 20th, first part of the night, Venus was ... above delta Capricorni ...

... alpha Librae? ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x x x# [...]

[... dele]-bat# ina _til_ zib-_me szu2_ in 15 _gu4-ud#_ [ina] _szu2_ ina# [zib-_me igi_ ...]

[... _an_ ina] _gu itu bi_ [...] 3 18 _danna_ ki _usz_ [x x] ana _szu2 24_ [...]

[...] 7(?) ana _e-ki_ [...] x# [...] _e2_(?) gap(?)-pi(?)-_mesz_ sza2 x x [x] tar-s,a x# [...]

[...] x#-szu2-nu sza2 _mu_-szu2# [...] _gu4_ u _udu-siskur#-mesz_ [ana (d)_en_ (d)_gaszan_-ia2 _dingir-mesz gal_]-_mesz_ ana bul-t,i-szu2 u ana bul-t,u sza2 _dam_-szu2 u _a-mesz_-szu2 [_du3_ usz-kin-nu]

[...] sza2 ina _szu-ii_-szu2 x x x x# [x] _mu_-a-ti3 _szub_-di x# [x x x] _mu#_-a-ti3 3-szu2 _ki lu2-sanga_(?) [x x] _nigin_ ni-gu-tu2 ina(!) [_kur gar_-at2]

[...] _ku4_-ub _u4 4-kam2_ ina _ka2-sikil-la ka2 gal_-i sza2 _e2-sag-gil2_ x x x# _gu4-mesz_ u _udu_-[_siskur_]-_mesz_ ana (d)_en_ (d)_gaszan#_-[ia2 _dingir-mesz gal-mesz_ ana bul-t,i-szu2]

[u ana bul-t,u] sza2 _dam_-szu2 u _a-mesz_-szu2 _du3_(?)-usz(!)# usz-kin-nu _lu2-sza3-tam e2-sag-gil2_ u _e-ki-mesz lu2-ukkin_ sza2 _e2-sag-gil2_ [...]

[...] szu(?)-pal-szu2 ki-li-li# sza2 1 lim _gin2 ku3-gi_ ana (disz)an _lugal_ il-tak-nu-u' _u4 bi lu2_-pa-hat# _e-ki_ [u _lu2_-pu-li-t,e-e]

[sza2 ina _e-ki ... ku3_]-_gi_ ana (disz)an _lugal gar-mesz u4 bi#_ ana _e2-sag-gil2 e11_ usz-kin-nu _u4 bi_ ana _e2_-_u4-1-kam2 ku4_-ub _gu4-mesz udu-siskur#-mesz_ [ana (d)_en_ (d)_gaszan_-ia2]

[u _dingir-mesz gal-mesz_ ina _igi_ (d)_innin_] _tin#-tir-ki aga ku3-gi gada#_-pi-sza2-an-nu _ku3-gi_ sza2 (d)_gaszan_-ia2 u _tug2 sig2-sag_ sza2 (disz)(d)_pa_-_nig2-du_-_szesz lugal_ sza2 ina _e2_ bu-[sze-e _gar-mesz du3_]

[...] x# _mu_-a-ti3 ina _e2_ bu#-sze-e _gar#-mesz e3 gisz-kiri6 lugal_ sza2 ina _bal-ri_ ((d))_utu-szu2-a_ i-te-bir _u4 bi_ ana _e2-gal_-szu2 _ku4_-ub _u4 5_ [...]

[... _gu4-mesz_ u _udu_]-_siskur#-mesz_ ina _e2_(?) x x x _da du3_-usz _u4 13-kam2_ ana _uru-bar-sip3 ku4 u4 14-kam2_ ana ziq-qur-rat sza2 _e2-zi_-[_da_ ...]

[_szu-ii_ (d)_ag_ (d)na-na-a u] _dingir#-mesz gal-mesz_ sza2 (_uru_)-_bar_(?)-[_sip3_]-_ki_(?) (d)_im_ sza2 ina _igi_-ma ana _uru-bar-sip3-ki gin-mesz_-ni is,-s,a-bat _gu4-mesz_ u _udu-siskur-mesz_ ina _ugu#_ [...]

[...] x x# [x x] ri ne _e11_-u' u ana ba-'u-u2-lat ina lib3-bi ab-ri ib-bal-kit-ma _ki_ x [...]

[...] x x x x [... x]-ri _e11_-ma _lu2-un-mesz_ sza2 _ta gisz_-tal-lu ina _sza3_ i(?)-ne-eh-hi-is [x x] _ne_ [...]

[... _u4_] 21(?)# _lugal ta uru-bar-sip3-ki_ ana _e-ki ku4_-[ub ana] _e2-sag-gil2 e11 gu4_ u _udu-siskur_ ana (d)_en_ (d)_gaszan_-ia2 u _dingir-mesz gal_-[_mesz du3_-usz usz-kin-nu]

[...] _u4# bi_ ina _kin-sig ta e-ki_ ana _uru_(?)#-se-[lu-ke-'-a] sza2 ana muh-hi _id2-idigna#_ [u _id2_] _lugal e3 itu bi_ [...] [_itu-sze 30_ ...] _nu# pap dir sal an dib ge6 1 usan gu4-ud sig mul2#_-[ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun_] 4(?) _kusz3_ kal _ge6_ me-he-e _ulu3 szar2 kalag ge6# 2_ sin ar2 _gu4-ud 2_(?)# [...]

[_itu-sze 30_ ...] _nu# pap dir sal an dib ge6 1 usan gu4-ud sig mul2#_-[ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun_] 4(?) _kusz3_ kal _ge6_ me-he-e _ulu3 szar2 kalag ge6# 2_ sin ar2 _gu4-ud 2_(?)# [...]

[...] _an za 3_ dele-bat ina _nim_ ina _til_ zib-_me igi nu pap_ kal _me szu2_(?) [x x U] 1-szu2 2-szu2 3-szu2 _gu3_-(szu2) _szub_-di _ge6 4 sag ge6_ sin ar2 is-le10 [_n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 5_ sin ar2 _szur_]-_gigir#_-sza2-_ulu3 1 1_/2 _kusz3 5 dir an za ge6 6 sag ge6#_ [sin ina _igi masz_]-_masz_-_igi 3 kusz3 6_ kal _me szu2 an kusz#-e-sir2 tuh ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin# [...]

[...] _za_(?)# _si gin 7 dir an za ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2#-[sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 n n_] _dir# an za 8_ kal _me dir an za ge6 9 sag ge6 dir an_ [...]

[...] _ge6 11 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ [...] _ge6 12 dir an dib 12 dir an za ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin# [...]

[...] _ta 11_ (ki) _pap nu igi ge6 14 2 me_ musz _ge6#_ [...] _dib ulu3 szar2 gin ge6 15 11 ge6_ musz _dir an za usan#_ [...]

[...] _ge6# 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_sig_-sza2-_sag_-_gir2#_-[_tab n n ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin] ar2 _si4 1 1_/2 _kusz3 17 dir an za ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 [_mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa n n_]

[...] 3-szu2 _gu3_-szu2 _szub_-di _an utah_ kal _me#_ [...] _szar2 20 dir an za si szar2 ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi si_-_masz2_ [_n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2] _mul2#_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 1 kusz3_ sin i-s,a# [ana x x _ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _genna n n_ ana _nim_] _gub_ sin 2/3 _kusz3_ ana _si nim 24_(?) _dir an za si gin#_ [...]

AI Translation

... Venus' last appearance in the end of Pisces; around the 15th, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Pisces .

... Mars was in Aquarius. That month, ... the 3rd and 18th, when Mars became stationary to the west, .

... 7? to Babylon ... ... the gappi? houses of ... ... .

... their ... whose name is ... they made sacrifices to Bel, Beltiya, and the great gods for his life and for the life of his wife and his sons.

... which in his hand ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... three times with the priest ... ... is located. There will be a rebellion in the land.

... entered. The 4th, at the 'Gate of the Great Gate' of the Esangila ... oxen and sheep sacrifices for Bel and Beltiya, the great gods, for his life.

and for the life of his wife and his sons he made. The administrator of the Esangila and the Babylonians, the assembly of the Esangila .

... he ... the rites of which 1 thousand shekels of gold he had given to king Antiochus. That day, the governor of Babylon and the citizens

which are in Babylon ... gold for Antiochus. That day, they went up to Esangil. That day, they entered the One-Day Temple. They offered sacrifices to Bel and Beltiya.

and the great gods before Ishtar of Babylon, a gold tiara, a gold tiara of Beltiya, and a red turban of Nabû-kudurri-ahi, the king, which is in the house of the bushu-priests, are present.

... ... those ... went out to the house of the bushu-priests. The king's garden which is on the west side crossed over. That day, he entered his palace. The 5th, .

... oxen and sheep were performed in the temple? ... The 13th, he entered Borsippa. The 14th, he went to the ziggurat of Ezida .

Hand of Nabû, Nanaya, and the great gods of Borsippa. Adad, who before me came to Borsippa, captured me. He ... oxen and sheep .

... ... ... he seized, and to the people in the midst of the womb he rebelled and ... .

... ... ... came out and the people who had slipped from the ladder inside ... .

... On the 21st? day the king entered Babylon from Borsippa and went down to Esangil. He performed oxen and sheep offerings to Bel, Beltiya, and the great gods.

... That day, in the afternoon, he went out from Babylon to Seleucia which is on the Tigris and the king's canal. That month, .

Month XII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... I did not watch; thin clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 1st, first part of the night, Mercury was 4? cubits below alpha Arietis; all night strong gusty south storm. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2? ... behind Mercury .

... were in the sky. The 3rd, Venus' first appearance in the east in the end of Pisces; I did not watch; all day overcast? ... it thundered once, twice, or thrice. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Tauri .

... Night of the 5th, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind zeta Tauri. The 5th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Geminorum. The 6th, all day overcast, rain so that the sandal was removed. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon .

... were in the sky?, the north wind blew. The 7th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Cancri; clouds were in the sky. The 8th, all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, clouds ... the sky .

... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis ... Night of the 12th, clouds crossed the sky. The 12th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon .

... from the 11th, when I watched I did not see it. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 2°, measured. Night ... passed, a gusty south wind blew. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 11°, measured; clouds were in the sky; first part of the night, .

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of pi Scorpii. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii. The 17th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind theta Ophiuchi

... it thundered once or twice, rain shower, all day ... gusty wind. The 20th, clouds were in the sky, gusty north wind. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Capricorni .

... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind delta Capricorni, the moon being a little ... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon stood ... behind Saturn to the east, the moon being 2/3 cubit high to the north. The 24th?, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew .

Human

... ... ...

... Venus' last appearance in the end of Pisces; around the 15th, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Pisces; ...

... Mars was in Aquarius. That month, ... the 3rd?, 18 double-hours ... ... ... ...

... the 7th? to Babylon ... ... ... the house of ... which ... ...

... their ... ... sacrificed cattle and sheep for his life and for the life of his wife and his sons ...

... which were in his hands ... this ... this ... three times with the ... merry-making and ...

... entered. The 4th, at Kasikila, the great gate of Esangil ... cattle and sheep for Bel, Beltiya ...

... for the life of his wife and his sons he sacrificed and prostrated himself. The shatammu of Esangil and the Babylonians, the assembly of Esangil ...

... under? it, a crown of 1 thousand shekels of gold they presented to king Antiochus. That day, the governor of Babylon ...

... gold they presented to king Antiochus. That day, he went up to Esangil and prostrated himself. That day, he entered the akitu temple; cattle and sheep ...

... Tintir, a golden crown ..., a golden box of Beltiya, and the purple garment of king Nebukadnezar, which in the treasure house ...

... this ... came out from the treasure house. He went over to? the royal garden which is on the west bank. That day, he entered his palace. On the 5th, ...

... made sacrifices in the temple? ... On the 13th, he entered Borsippa. On the 14th, he ... to the ziqqurrat of Ezida ...

... great ... which ... he took ... of Adad which had come to Borsippa before. Cattle and sheep ... ...

... ... ... ... went up, and crossed over to the people inside the ... and ... ...

... ... ... went up, and the people which were receding from the beam? inside ... ...

... the king entered Babylon from Borsippa ... went up to Esangil. Cattle and sheep he sacrificed to Bel, Beltiya, and the great gods ...

... That day, in the afternoon, he went out from Babylon to Seleucia on the Tigris, the royal city. That month, ...

Month XII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... I did not watch; thin clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 1st, first part of the night, Mercury was 4? cubits below alpha Arietis; all night strong gusty south storm. Night of the 2nd, the moon stood 2? ... behind Mercury to the east ...

... were in the sky. The 3rd, Venus' first appearance in the east in the end of Pisces; I did not watch; all day overcast? ... it thundered once, twice, or thrice. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Tauri ...

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind zeta Tauri. The 5th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Geminorum. The 6th, all day overcast, rain so that the sandal was removed. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon ...

... ..., the north wind blew. The 7th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Cancri; clouds were in the sky. The 8th, all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, clouds ... the sky ...

... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis ... Night of the 12th, clouds crossed the sky. The 12th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon ...

... from the 11th, when I watched, I did not see it. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 2°, measured; night? ... ..., a gusty south wind blew. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 11°, measured; clouds were in the sky; first part of the night, ...

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of pi Scorpii. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii. The 17th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind theta Ophiuchi

... it thundered thrice, rain shower, all day ... gusty wind. The 20th, clouds were in the sky, gusty north wind. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Capricorni ...

... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind delta Capricorni, the moon being a little ... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon stood ... behind Saturn to the east, the moon being 2/3 cubit high to the north. The 24th?, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew ...

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Akkadian

[...] _ge6# 27_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 dele-bat 2+[x _kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ ...] _ge6 28 szu2-szu2 28 9 kur nu pap szu2-szu2 itu bi ki#_-[_lam_ ...]

[...] _gur_ sah-le10 3(_barig_) _pi sze_-[_gisz-i3_ ...] qa(?) _sig2-hi--a 5 ma-na_ i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _masz2_ in# [...]

[...] _itu# bi illu en 3_ [...] _en 10_ (sic) 1/2 _kusz3 lal 29_ na _ta 12_ (sic) _en 15_ [...] _en-nun_ sza2 gi-ne2#-[e sza2 _ta itu-du6 en til_] _itu#-sze_ sza2 _mu 1 me 24-kam2_ (disz)an u [(disz)se A-szu2 _lugal-mesz_]

_en-nun_ sza2 gi-ne2#-[e sza2 _ta itu-du6 en til_] _itu#-sze_ sza2 _mu 1 me 24-kam2_ (disz)an u [(disz)se A-szu2 _lugal-mesz_]

AI Translation

... Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon stood 2+x cubits behind Venus to the east ... Night of the 28th, very overcast. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 9°; I did not watch; very overcast. That month, the equivalent .

... kurru; cress, 3 panu; sesame, ... qa?; wool, 5 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Capricorn; around .

... That month, the river level, until the 3rd, receded 1/2 cubit; 29 was the na gauge; from the 12thsic to the 15th, .

Diary from month VII to the end of month XII of year 124, kings Antiochus and his son Seleucus.

Human

... Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon stood 2+x behind Venus to the east ... Night of the 28th, very overcast. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 9°; I did not watch; very overcast. That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: ...

... kurru; cress, 3 panu; sesame, ... qa?; wool, 5 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Capricorn; around ...

... That month, the river level until the 3rd ... until the 10thsic, it receded 1/2 cubit, 29 was the na na-gauge; from the 12thsic to the 15th, ...

Diary from month VII to the end of month XII of year 124, kings Antiochus and Seleucus, his son.

X201872: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] x x# [...]

_an_(?) e# _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 1_/2# [_kusz3_ ...]

x# _kusz3 ge6 13 7-30 me_ musz _sag ge6_ sin _sig_ [...]

13 1-30 _szu2 ge6 14 6-30 ge6 usan_ sin _sig dele_-sza2(?)-_igi#_-[_absin n n_ ...]

_dir_ musz ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2 ge6 15 15 szu2-szu2 gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina zib-[_me igi_ ...]

_ge6 16 16 szu2-szu2 ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _rin2_-sza2-_si 2 si#_ [...]

_ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi si4 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_ [_mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa n n_]

sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig dir sal an za 19 dir an za#_ [...]

20 _szu2-szu2 ge6 21 21 szu2-szu2 ge6 22 dir an za_ [...]

22# _dir an za ulu3 gin ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ [sin _sig si_-_masz2 n n_ sin]

[i]-s,a ana _nim dib sig mul2-babbar 1 kusz3_ sin [...]

AI Translation

Mars? was 1/2 cubit above delta Capricorni .

x# cubits. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 7° 30', measured; beginning of the night, the moon was ... below .

The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 1° 30'. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 6° 30'; first part of the night, the moon was ... below gamma Virginis .

measured despite clouds; in the afternoon, very overcast. Night of the 15th and the 15th, very overcast; Mercury's first appearance in the west in Pisces .

Night of the 16th and the 16th, very overcast. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 fingers behind beta Librae .

Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Scorpii. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of theta Ophiuchi,

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south; thin clouds were in the sky. The 19th, clouds were in the sky .

The 20th, very overcast. Night of the 21st and the 21st, very overcast. Night of the 22nd, clouds were in the sky .

The 22nd, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Capricorni, the moon being

having passed a little to the east, 1 cubit below Jupiter, the moon being .

Human

... ... ...

Mars? was 1/2 cubit above delta Capricorni ...

x# cubits. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 7° 30', measured; beginning of the night, the moon was below ...

The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 1° 30'. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 6° 30'; first part of the night, the moon was ... below gamma Virginis ...

measured despite clouds; in the afternoon, very overcast. Night of the 15th and the 15th, very overcast; Mercury's first appearance in the west in Pisces ...

Night of the 16th and the 16th, very overcast. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 fingers? behind beta Librae ...

Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Scorpii. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of theta Ophiuchi ...,

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south; thin clouds were in the sky. The 19th, clouds were in the sky ...

The 20th, very overcast. Night of the 21st and the 21st, very overcast. Night of the 22nd, clouds were in the sky ...

The 22nd, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Capricorni, the moon

having passed a little to the east, 1 cubit below Jupiter, the moon ...

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Akkadian

[_ge6_] 24 ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_suhur_-[_masz2 n n_ sin _n n_]

[ana] _si# nim ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-[_suhur_-_masz2 n n_ sin _n n_]

ana _si_(?) _nim_(?)# ina _igi an 1 5_/6 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ [...]

AI Translation

Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being .

high to the north. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Capricorni, the moon being .

high? to the north?, it stood 1 5/6 cubits in front of Mars to the west .

Human

Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being ...

high to the north. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Capricorni, the moon being ...

high? to the north?, it stood 1 5/6 cubits in front of Mars to the west ...

Reverse

Akkadian

27 x# [_kur_] _dir_ musz _ge6 28_ x x [...]

29(?) _mul2-babbar#_ [_sig_] _si_-_masz2 2_ [_kusz3_] 30 x# [...]

(illegible)

x x x x# [...]

a-na 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar#_ [...]

[x] x _kur_-ad2 x# [...]

AI Translation

The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: x#, measured despite clouds. Night of the 28th, ... .

The 29th?, Jupiter was 2 cubits below beta Capricorni. The 30th, ... .

illegible

for 1 shekel of silver .

... he conquered ... .

Human

The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: x#, measured despite clouds. Night of the 28th, ... ...

The 29th?, Jupiter was 2 cubits below beta Capricorni. The 30th, ... ...

illegible

... ...

for 1 shekel of silver ...

... ... reached ... ...

X201880: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 23-kam2_ (disz)an u (disz)se-lu-ku _lugal-mesz_

_itu-bar 1 20_ na _kur4_ musz sin ar2 _gu4-ud_

1(?) _kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_

1 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _sag mul2-mul2 igi kur nim_-a

x# na-su _dir an za_ in 20+[x]

sza2 _itu-sze igi ge6 2_ sin ar2 is-le10# [_n n_ sin _n n_]

ana _si nim 2 dir an za ge6#_ [3 sin]

ar2 _szur_-_si 2 kusz3_ ar2 dele-[bat _n n_ ana _nim gub_]

sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ x# [...]

_ge6 4 dir an za_ x# [...]

sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim_ [_dib_ ...]

AI Translation

Year 123, kings Antiochus and Seleucus.

Month I, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 20°; it was bright, measured; the moon was behind Mercury

it stood 1? cubits to the east, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north.

The 1st, Mercury's first appearance in the west in the beginning of Taurus; it was bright and high,

sunrise to moonset: x#; clouds were in the sky; around the 20+xth,

which was seen in month XII. Night of the 2nd, the moon was ... behind alpha Tauri, the moon being .

high to the north. The 2nd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon was

2 cubits behind beta Tauri, it stood ... behind Venus to the east.

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north ... .

Night of the 4th, clouds were in the sky ... .

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east .

Human

Year 123, kings Antiochus and Seleucus.

Month I, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 20°; it was bright, measured; the moon stood 1? cubit behind Mercury

to the east, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north.

The 1st, Mercury's first appearance in the west in the beginning of Taurus; it was bright and high,

sunset to setting of Mercury: x#; clouds were in the sky; ideal first appearance on the 20+xth

of month XII. Night of the 2nd, the moon was ... behind alpha Tauri, the moon being ...

high to the north. The 2nd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon was

2 cubits behind beta Tauri, it stood ... behind Venus to the east,

the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north ... ...

Night of the 4th, clouds were in the sky ... ...

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east ...

Reverse

Akkadian

ina _igi_ x x# [...]

ana _szu2 lal dir an za_ [...]

6(?) _szu2-szu2 ge6_ x# [...]

kal(?) _ge6 an_ ne2-hi x# [...]

_dir an dib_ [x] [...]

[x (x)] _sag ge6_ sin e _lugal 1_/2(?) _kusz3_ sin [_n n_]

[ana _nim_(?)] _dib_(?) _usan_ dele-bat e _szur_-_ulu3#_ [_n n_]

[ina] _kin_(?)#-_sig_(?) _dir an za ulu3 gin_

_ge6 9_ sin _sig gisz-kun 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_

_illu 1 6_(?)# _si lal pap 8_ na

_en 8_(?) 1 _kusz3# gin pap 1_ na

AI Translation

in front of ... .

back to the west; clouds were in the sky .

The 6th?, very overcast. Night ... .

all? night slow rain ... .

clouds crossed the sky ... .

... beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2? cubit above alpha Leonis, the moon being .

to the east?, omitted?; first part of the night, Venus was ... above zeta Tauri,

in the afternoon?, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew.

Night of the 9th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below theta Leonis,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west.

the river level receded 6 fingers, total: 8 was the na gauge;

until the 8th?, it rose 1 cubit, total: 1 was the na gauge;

Human

in front of ... ...

back to the west; clouds were in the sky ...

The 6th?, very overcast. Night of the xth, ...

all? night slow rain ... ...

clouds crossed the sky ... ...

... beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2? cubit above alpha Leonis, the moon

having passed? ... to the east?; first part of the night, Venus was ... above zeta Tauri;

in the afternoon?, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew.

Night of the 9th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below theta Leonis,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west.

The river level receded 6? fingers on the 1st, total: 8 was the na na-gauge;

until the 8th?, it rose 1 cubit, total: 1 was the na na-gauge;

Top

Akkadian

9 10 8 _u lal pap 3_ na

AI Translation

the 9th and 10th, it receded 8 fingers, total: 3 was the na na-gauge;

Human

the 9th and 10th, it receded 8 fingers, total: 3 was the na na-gauge.

Left

Akkadian

_ge6 10_ sin ina _igi giri3_-ar2 5/6 _kusz3_

AI Translation

Night of the 10th, the moon was 5/6 cubit in front of beta Virginis,

Human

Night of the 10th, the moon was 5/6 cubit in front of beta Virginis.

X201891: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] sin ina _igi#_ [x x x] [...]

[...] _tir-ra-an a2 ulu3_ ana _mar gib#_ [...]

[...] _nim#-gir2 nim-gir2 10_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib an dul_-hat [...]

[... _ge6 12 sag_] _ge6_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_si_ x (erasure?) 5 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_ [...]

[... _ge6 14 sag ge6_ sin ina] _igi_ szil-_pa 2 kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 14 11 szu2 ge6 15_ [...]

[... _ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi genna n n_ ana] _szu2# gub_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig suhur_ [...]

[...] x# _kusz3_ sin 3 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2-mul2 1_/2 [_kusz3_ ...]

[...] dele-bat e is-le10 2 _kusz3 ge6 27_ ina _zalag2 dir sal an za ulu3_ [...]

[...] _an# za ulu3 gin itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im 1(_gur_) _gur 3_(_barig_) _pi zu2_ [x] [...]

[... i]-nu#-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _absin_ dele-bat ina _sag itu_ ina _hun 12_ dele-bat _mul2-mul2 kur_-[ad2 ...]

[...] _usz 6 an alla kur_-ad2 in 8 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _masz-masz szu2 nu pap_ [...] [(_itu_)-_sig 30_ ...] _ge6 2_ sin e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 3 kusz3_ e _an 3 kusz3_ [...]

[(_itu_)-_sig 30_ ...] _ge6 2_ sin e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 3 kusz3_ e _an 3 kusz3_ [...]

[... _ge6 4 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2]-_lugal# 1 kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3 6 si_ ana _si nim ge6 5 sag ge6_ [...]

[... dele-bat _sig szur_-_gigir_-sza2]-_si 2 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin _sig dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin#_ [_n n_ ...]

[...] _dir# an za ge6 9 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e [_szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_ulu3 n n_ ...]

[...] _za_ me-hu-u2# _ulu3 szar2 an_ ina _alla szu2# nu_ [_pap_ ...]

AI Translation

... the moon was in front of ... .

... a rainbow stretched on the south side to the west .

... lightning flashed continuously. The 10th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL .

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below beta Librae, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east .

... Night of the 14th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 11°. Night of the 15th, .

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon stood ... in front of Saturn to the west, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below gamma Capricorni .

... x# cubits, the moon being 3 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below eta Tauri .

... Venus was 2 cubits above alpha Tauri. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky, the south wind .

... were in the sky, the south wind blew. That month, the equivalent was: barley, 1 kurru 3 panu; dates, ... .

... At that time, Jupiter was in Virgo; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Aries; the 12th, Venus reached Taurus .

... became stationary. The 6th, Mars reached Cancer; around the 8th, Mercury's last appearance in the west in Gemini; I did not watch .

Month III, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 3 cubits above delta Cancri, 3 cubits above Mars .

... Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of rho Leonis, the moon being 1 cubit 6 fingers high to the north. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, .

... Venus was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below gamma Virginis .

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, Venus was ... above zeta Tauri .

... were in the sky; gusty south wind, Mars' last appearance in Cancer; I did not watch .

Human

... the moon was in front of ......

... a rainbow stretched on the south to the west side ...

... lightning flashed. The 10th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL ...

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below beta Librae ..., the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east ...

... Night of the 14th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of theta Ophiuchi, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 11°. Night of the 15th, ...

... Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon stood ... in front of Saturn to the west, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below gamma /d Capricorni ...

... x# cubits, the moon being 3 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below eta Tauri ...

... Venus was 2 cubits above alpha Tauri. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky, the south wind ...

... were in the sky, the south wind blew. That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, 1 kurru 3 panu; dates, ... ...

... At that time, Jupiter was in Virgo; Venus, in the beginning of the month, was in Aries; on the 12th, Venus reached Taurus ...

... became stationary; on the 6th, Mars reached Cancer; around the 8th, Mercury's last appearance in the west in Gemini; I did not watch ...

Month III, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 3 cubits above delta Cancri, 3 cubits above Mars ...

... Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of rho Leonis, the moon being 1 cubit 6 fingers high to the north. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, ...

... Venus was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below gamma Virginis ...

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, Venus was ... above zeta Tauri ...

... ..., storm, gusty south wind; Mars' last appearance in Cancer; I did not watch ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[... _ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin x] _si4 1_(?) _kusz3# ge6 10 sag ge6#_ [...]

[...] _ge6 14 6-30 me_ musz _sag_ [_ge6_ ...]

[... dele-bat] e(?)# _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 1_/2 _kusz3#_ [...]

[... _ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin x _mul2_-ar2]-sza2#-_sag_-_hun 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ [...]

[... _ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_] sin ina _igi szur_-_gigir#_ [...]

[...] [x x] [...]

AI Translation

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1? cubit ... alpha Scorpii. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, .

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 6° 30', measured; beginning of the night, .

... Venus was 1/2 cubit above? delta Cancri .

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits ... alpha Arietis .

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Tauri .

Human

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1? cubit ... alpha Scorpii. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, ...

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 6° 30', measured; beginning of the night, ...

... Venus was 1/2 cubit above? delta Cancri ...

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits ... alpha Arietis ...

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of b /f Tauri ...

... ... ...

X201892: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] x _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin# [...]

[...] 19# _lal2_-ti3 _ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ x# [...]

[...] _dir# sal an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_ x# [...]

[... _mul2_]-_tur#_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal_ (_n n_) sin i-s,a ana [_nim dib_ ...]

[... ina _kin_]-_sig dir an za ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin# [...]

[... _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _absin igi_ ...] in# 24 _igi_ kal _me dir an za#_ [...]

[...] kal# _me szu2-szu2 an utah_ i-s,a _ge6_ [...]

[... sin ar2 _gu4-ud n_] _kusz3#_ ana _nim gub_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3_ [_sig_ ...]

[...] _gu4-ud_ e _sa4 1 1_/2 _kusz3 itu bi ki-lam#_ [...]

[...] _ma-na_ a-na 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep#-[szu2 ...]

[... dele-bat ina] _nim_ ina _absin szu2 nu pap 25_ [...]

[...] _itu# bi illu ta 1 en#_ [...]

[...] _si# ru u2_ ana x x [...] [(_itu_)-_du6 1_(?) ... 1 _an_ ina _sag_] _rin2 2 kusz3_ ar2 _sa4#_-[sza2-_absin_ ...]

[(_itu_)-_du6 1_(?) ... 1 _an_ ina _sag_] _rin2 2 kusz3_ ar2 _sa4#_-[sza2-_absin_ ...]

[...] x# [...]

AI Translation

... ... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon .

... The 19th, equinox. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, ... .

... thin clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of ... .

... rho Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east .

... in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon .

... Mercury's first appearance in the east in Virgo ... ideal first appearance on the 24th; all day clouds were in the sky .

... all day very overcast, a little rain shower. Night .

... the moon stood nn cubits behind Mercury to the east, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south .

... Mercury was 1 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis. That month, the equivalent .

... minas for 1 shekel of wrought silver .

... Venus' last appearance in the east in Virgo; I did not watch. The 25th, .

... That month, the river level from the 1st to .

Month VII, the 1st? of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... The 1st, Mars was 2 cubits in the beginning of Libra, behind alpha Virginis .

Human

... ... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon ...

... The 19th, equinox. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, ... ...

... thin clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of ... ...

... rho Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east? ...

... in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon ...

... Mercury's first appearance in the east in Virgo; ... ideal first appearance on the 24th; all day clouds were in the sky ...

... all day very overcast, a little rain shower. Night ...

... the moon stood nn cubits behind Mercury to the east, the ??? being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south ...

... Mercury was 1 1/2 cubits above alpha Virginis. That month, the equivalent ...

... minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver ...

... Venus' last appearance in the east in Virgo; I did not watch; on the 25th, ...

... That month, the river level from the 1st to ...

... ... ...

Month VII, the 1st? of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... The 1st, Mars was in the beginning of Libra, 2 cubits behind alpha Virginis ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _szar2_ ki _szu2_ szamasz2# [...]

[... _ki-lam_] sze-im# 1(_gur_) _gur 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) _en til_ [...]

[... a-na] 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep-szu2 i-nu-szu2 in 13 _mul2-babbar#_ [...]

[...] _igi_ dele-bat sza2 _szu2_-u2 _nu igi gu4-ud_ ina _rin2 24 gu4-ud#_ [...]

[... _an_ ina] _rin2_(?)# _igi tur 15_(?)# na-su _itu bi ta 17 en til_ [_itu_ ...] [(_itu_)-_apin 30_ ...] _kur4_(?)# 1 _dir an za_ [...]

[(_itu_)-_apin 30_ ...] _kur4_(?)# 1 _dir an za_ [...]

[...] x# [...]

[...] x x# [...]

[...] _gu3# u mah an_ kab-bar# _pisan mah_(?)# [_dib_ ...]

[...] _dir# an dib usan murub4 nim-gir2 gir2#_ [...]

[...] x# _mar szar2 gin 8 dir an za ge6 9_ [...]

[...] _dir# an za ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag#_-[_hun n n_ ...]

[...] x# _ge6 12 dir an za sag ge6_ sin ina _igi_ is-[le10 _n n_ ...]

[... N] _me dir_ musz _ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi szur_-[_gigir_ ...]

[...] 2 1/2(?) _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal#_ [...]

[... ina] _zalag2_ sin [...]

AI Translation

... gusty wind; at sunset, .

... the equivalent was: barley, 1 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu, until the end .

... were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, around the 13th, Jupiter's .

... was not visible; Venus, which had set, Mercury was in Libra; the 24th, Mercury .

... Mars' first appearance in Libra?; it was small, rising of Mars to sunrise: 15°?. That month, from the 17th to the end of the month, .

Month VIII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... it was bright?. The 1st, clouds were in the sky .

... much thunder, thick rain, much? PISAN DIB .

... clouds crossed the sky; first part of the night, middle part of the night, lightning flashed .

... ... a gusty west wind blew. The 8th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, .

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Arietis .

... ... Night of the 12th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Tauri .

... moonrise to sunset: nn°, measured despite clouds. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Tauri .

... 2 1/2? cubits, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west .

... last part of the night, the moon was .

Human

... gusty ...; at sunset, ...

... the equivalent was: barley, 1 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu, until the end ...

... were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At the time, on the 13th, Jupiter's first appearance

...; Venus, which had set, was not visible; Mercury was in Libra; on the 24th, Mercury's ...

... Mars' first appearance in Libra?; it was small, rising of Mars to sunrise: 15°?. That month, from the 17th to the end of the month ...

Month VIII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... it was bright?. The 1st, clouds were in the sky ...

... ... ...

... ... ...

... much thunder, thick rain, much? PISAN DIB ...

... clouds crossed the sky; first part of the night, middle part of the night, lightning flashed ...

... ... a gusty west wind blew. The 8th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, ...

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Arietis ...

... ... Night of the 12th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Tauri ...

... moonrise to sunset: nn°, measured despite clouds. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta/zeta Tauri ...

... ... 2 1/2 cubits, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west ...

... last part of the night, the moon ...

X201893: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 22-kam2#_ [(_itu_)-_du6 1_(?) ...]

4 musz ana szamasz2 _sig 1 an#_ [ina _sag rin2 2 kusz3_]

ar2 _sa4 1 2_/3 _kusz3_ ar2 _gu4#_-[_ud_ ana _nim gub igi_]

_tur 14_ na-su _ge6 2_ sin _sig_ [szil-_pa_]

2 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_ ina _zalag2 dir an#_ [x]

2 _dir an za ge6 5 dir an za si gin_

_sag ge6_ sin _sig si_-_masz2 4 1_/2 _kusz3_

sin# 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_ ar2 _genna 1_(?) 1/2 _kusz3#_ ana _nim gub_

[sin N] _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 6_ [x x x]

[x] _za_(?)# _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi suhur#_-[_igi n_] [_kusz3_] sin# 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ [x(?)]

AI Translation

Year 122, month VII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, .

the 4th, measured; it was low to the sun. The 1st, Mars' first appearance in the beginning of Libra;

1 2/3 cubits behind alpha Virginis, it stood to the east,

surrounded by a halo of 14 fingers. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below theta Ophiuchi,

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; last part of the night, clouds ... the sky,

The 2nd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

beginning of the night, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west, it stood 1? 1/2 cubits behind Saturn to the east,

the moon being nn cubits low to the south. Night of the 6th, .

... were in the sky?; beginning of the night, the moon was nn cubits in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south .

Human

Year 122, month VII, the 1st? of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ...

it was bright, measured; it was low to the sun. The 1st, Mars' first appearance in the beginning of Libra, it stood 2 cubits

behind alpha Virginis, 1 2/3 cubits behind Mercury to the east;

it was small, rising of Mars to sunrise: 14°. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below theta Ophiuchi,

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; last part of the night, clouds ... the sky.

The 2nd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew;

beginning of the night, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west, it stood 1? 1/2 cubits behind Saturn to the east,

the moon being nn cubits low to the south. Night of the 6th, ...

... ...; beginning of the night, the moon was nn cubits in front of gamma Capricorni, 11 the moon being 2 cubits low to the south.

Bottom

Akkadian

[...]

[...] x x# [...]

AI Translation

Human

...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[x x] x x# [... _ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin]

[ar2] _suhur#_-ar2 2 1/2 _kusz3#_ [sin _n n_]

ana _ulu3 sig ge6 10_ ina _zalag2#_ [_gu4-ud_ e _an_(?)]

2/3 _kusz3 10 dir an za ge6_ [11 x x x]

_sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun_

1 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 11_

_dir an za ge6 12 dir#_ [...]

_dir_ musz _dir an_ [...]

_ge6 13 2-20_+[x ...]

_usan_ sin [...]

13 na musz# [...]

AI Translation

... ... ... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni, the moon being .

low to the south. Night of the 10th, last part of the night, Mercury was above Mars?

The 10th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 11th, .

beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Arietis,

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 11th,

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 12th, clouds .

measured despite clouds; clouds ... the sky .

Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 2° 20+x' .

first part of the night, the moon was .

The 13th, sunrise to moonset: nn°, measured .

Human

... ... ... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni, the moon being ...

low to the south. Night of the 10th, last part of the night, Mercury was

2/3 cubit above Mars?. The 10th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 11th, ... ...

beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of beta Arietis,

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. The 11th,

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 12th, clouds ...

measured despite clouds; clouds ... the sky ...

Night of the 13th, ...: 2° 20+x' ...

first part of the night, the moon ...

sunrise to moonset: 13°, measured ...

Top

Akkadian

ar2 x# [...]

x x# [...]

AI Translation

behind ... ...

Human

behind ... ...

... ...

Left

Akkadian

[_sag_] _ge6_ sin x x x#

[x] 1/2(?) _kusz3_

AI Translation

beginning of the night, the moon was .

x 1/2? cubit

Human

beginning of the night, the moon ...

... 1/2? cubit.

X201901: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 21-kam2 bar 1 24 kur4 dir_ musz sin ina _igi_

_mul2-mul2 2 kusz3_ sin 5/6 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 1 dir# an za_

1 _dir an za ge6 2_ sin ina _igi_ is-le10 1 _kusz3_

sin 4 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ [x x x] 2(?)# kal _me szu2-szu2_

_ge6 3 dir an za_ [...] kal# _me szu2-szu2_

_ge6 4_ sin ina _igi_ [_mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz_]-_masz# 1 kusz3_

sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si_ [_nim_ ...] x# _ge6 5_ sin

ar2 _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa_ [_n n_ ...] _si gin_

5 _dir an za_ [... x]+1/2 _kusz3_

sin i [...]

_ge6_ x# [...]

x# [...]

AI Translation

Year 121, month I, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 24°; it was bright, measured despite clouds; the moon was 1 cubit in front of

2 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 5/6 cubit low to the south. Night of the 1st, clouds were in the sky;

The 1st, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Tauri.

the moon being 4 cubits high to the north ... The 2nd?, all day very overcast

Night of the 3rd, clouds were in the sky ... all day very overcast

Night of the 4th, the moon was 1 cubit in front of eta Geminorum,

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north ... ... Night of the 5th, the moon was

... behind gamma Geminorum ... the north wind blew.

The 5th, clouds were in the sky ... x+1/2 cubits

the moon being a little .

Night of the xth, .

Human

Year 121, month I, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 24°, it was bright; measured despite clouds; the moon was

2 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 5/6 cubit low to the south. Night of the 1st, clouds were in the sky.

The 1st, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Tauri,

the moon being 4 cubits high to the north ... The 2nd?, all day very overcast.

Night of the 3rd, clouds were in the sky ... all day very overcast.

Night of the 4th, the moon was 1 cubit in front of eta Geminorum,

the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north ... ... Night of the 5th, the moon was

... behind gamma Geminorum ... the north wind blew.

The 5th, clouds were in the sky ... x+1/2 cubits,

the moon being a little ...

Night of the xth, ...

... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] [x x x x] 1/2 _kusz3 13_ x#

[x x x] _ge6 14 14-30 me_ musz 14

[x x] x x x _zalag2_(?) sin(?) ar2(?)#

_rin2_(?)-sza2#-_si_ x# _kusz3 15 6-30_ na(?) musz(?)

_ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _si4 3_+x#

_kusz3#_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana x x# _illu ta 1 en 5 8 u lal pap 24_ na#

_illu ta 1 en 5 8 u lal pap 24_ na#

6 4 _u gin pap 23_ na _ta 7#_

_en 13 1 kusz3 8 u gin pap 16_ (sic) na

AI Translation

... ... 1/2 cubit. The 13th, .

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 14° 30', measured. The 14th,

... ... last part of the night?, the moon was behind?

beta Librae ... cubits. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 6° 30', measured?.

Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 3+x cubits above alpha Scorpii,

the moon being 1/2 cubit ... the river level from the 1st to the 5th receded 8 fingers, total: 24 was the na na-gauge;

the river level from the 1st to the 5th receded 8 fingers, total: 24 was the na gauge;

the 6th, it rose 4 fingers, total: 23 was the na gauge; from the 7th,

until the 13th, it rose 1 cubit 8 fingers, total: 16sic was the na na-gauge.

Human

... ... 1/2 cubit. The 13th, ...

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 14° 30', measured. The 14th,

... ... last part of the night?, the moon was x# cubits behind? beta

Librae. The 15th, sunrise to moonset?: 6° 30', measured?.

Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 3+x cubits above alpha Scorpii,

the moon being 1/2 cubit ...

The river level, from the 1st to the 5th, receded 8 fingers, total: 24 was the na na-gauge;

the 6th, it rose 4 fingers, total: 23 was the na na-gauge; from the 7th

to the 13th, it rose 1 cubit 8 fingers, total: 16sic was the na na-gauge ...

X201902: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] x x x x# [...]

[_ge6 4_ (_sag ge6_) sin _sig masz-masz_-_igi_(?) _n n_ sin i]-s,a# ana _nim dib ge6 5 sag ge6_ sin ina(?) _igi_(?)# [_mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 n n_ ...]

[...] _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _til mul2-mul2 1 kusz3_ ar2 dele-bat 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim igi kur nim#_-[a ...]

[_ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin e _mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal n n_ sin _n n_ ana] _nim# dib ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _igi mul2-babbar 10 si_ ana _szu2#_ [_gub_ ...]

[... _ge6 11 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2]-_absin# 3 kusz3 ge6 12 szu2-szu2 12 dir an za ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_ulu3_ sza2 x# [...]

[... _ge6 14 sag ge6_ sin x _mul2_-x-sza2-_sag_]-_gir2-tab 2# 1_/2 _kusz3 szu2-szu2 14 8 szu2_ musz _ge6 15 2-10 me dir nu pap szu2-szu2 15 1-30_ na musz _szu2-szu2#_ [...]

[_ge6 17 usan gu4-ud_ e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa_] 3 1/2 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi genna 1 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig si#_-[_masz2 n n_ ...]

[_ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_]-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 4 kusz3_ ina _igi an 4 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub ge6 21 szu2_ [...]

[... _ge6_] 22# _szu2-szu2 22 szu2-szu2_ ki _szu2_ szamasz2 _gir2 gir2 gu3 u an utah ge6 23 szu2-szu2 ulu3 szar2 an utah 23 dir an za ge6 24_ ina [_zalag2_ sin _sig_]

[_mul2_-_kur_]-sza2-_dur_-nu-nu 2 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 4 kusz3 ge6 27 usan gu4-ud sig masz-masz_-_igi 1_(?) _kusz3#_ [...]

[...] _szu2-szu2 28 9-20 kur dir nu pap szu2-szu2 ge6 29 dir an za itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im 3(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) _zu2-lum 4_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) kas3 2(_gur_) _gur 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) sah-le10 2(_barig_) _pi sze#_-[_gisz-i3_ ...]

[i-nu-szu2] _mul2#-babbar_ ina A dele-bat ina _masz-masz_ ina _sag itu_ ina _mul2-mul2_ in 6 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _mul2-mul2 igi genna_ ina _pa an_ ina _gu itu bi illu ta 1 en 5 2_/3 _kusz3 gin_ [...] [(_itu_)-_sig 1 n_] na-su _kur4_ a-pir musz sin ina _igi masz-masz_-_igi 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ar2 dele-bat 2/3 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub ge6 2_ [sin ar2] _masz-masz_-ar2 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ar2 _gu4-ud 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub usan_ [_gu4-ud sig masz-masz_-ar2 _n kusz3_]

[(_itu_)-_sig 1 n_] na-su _kur4_ a-pir musz sin ina _igi masz-masz_-_igi 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ar2 dele-bat 2/3 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub ge6 2_ [sin ar2] _masz-masz_-ar2 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ar2 _gu4-ud 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub usan_ [_gu4-ud sig masz-masz_-ar2 _n kusz3_]

[_ge6_] 3# sin e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 3 dir an za ge6#_ [4 _sag_] _ge6_ sin ar2 _sag_-_a 1 kusz3 usan_ dele-bat _sig masz-masz_-_igi_ x# [_kusz3 ... ge6 5_]

[_sag_] _ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-[ar2]-_lugal 2_/3 _kusz3 5 szu2-szu2 ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin [ar2 _gisz_]-_kun#_-_a 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib ge6 7 sag ge6#_ [sin ar2 _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a n n_ ...]

[7] ina _kin-sig gu3 u an utah ge6 8 szu2-szu2 gir2 gir2 gu3 u an utah sag ge6_ [sin ar2 _dele_]-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3 usan_ dele-bat _sig masz-masz_-ar2 3 1/2 _kusz3 ge6_ [9 _sag ge6_]

[sin ar2] _sa4#_-sza2-_absin 1 kusz3 ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 2 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6_ [11 _sag_] _ge6#_ sin ar2 (_rin2_)-sza2-_si 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 12 sag ge6_ sin# [ar2 _mul2_-x-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab n n_]

[_ge6 13 sag_] _ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 14 4 me_ musz 14 x [_n szu2_] musz# _ge6 15 11 ge6_ musz ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi#_ [_si_-_masz2 n n_ ...]

[_ge6_] 16# ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi suhur_-_igi 4 kusz3 16 gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _sag alla szu2 nu pap ge6 18#_ [ina _zalag2_] sin# ar2 _suhur_-ar2 1 2/3 _kusz3 ge6 19 usan_ dele-bat e _mul2_-ar2#-[sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 n n_ ...]

[x] ku-mar-sza2-_mul2-u4-ka-tuh-a_ ziq-pi _an_ ana _si_ sin sza2 _ulu3 ku4_ x# [x x x] x _ge6# 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi dur_-nu-nu 2 1/2 _kusz3_ sin(?) x x# [...]

[sin i]-s,a ana _nim dib ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2-mul2 2_/3 _kusz3_ [...] _ge6# 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin e is-le10 5 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim#_ [_dib ... ge6 26_]

[ina _zalag2_] sin# _sig szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 2/3(?) _kusz3#_ [ana _nim dib ge6 27_(?)] _usan# mul2-babbar_ e _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 6 u usan_ dele-bat [...]

[...] _itu# bi ki_-[_lam_] sze-im x# [...] 4(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) kas3 2(_gur_) _gur 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) sah-le10# 2(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) _sze-gisz 5_(_ban2_) [...]

[...] x# [... 16 _gu4_]-_ud#_ ina _szu2_ ina _sag alla szu2 genna_ ina _pa an_ ina zib-_me_ ina _sag itu_ ina _gu_ [...] [(_itu_)-_szu 30_ ...] x x x sin# ina _igi_ dele-bat 1 1/2(?) _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ [...]

[(_itu_)-_szu 30_ ...] x x x sin# ina _igi_ dele-bat 1 1/2(?) _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ [...]

[...] x# [...]

AI Translation

Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below alpha? Geminorum, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front? of gamma Cancri .

... Mercury's first appearance in the west in the end of Taurus, 1 cubit behind Venus, 1/2 cubit high to the north; it was bright and high, .

Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... above rho Leonis, the moon having passed ... to the east. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis, it stood 10 fingers in front of Jupiter to the west .

... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Virginis. Night of the 12th, very overcast. The 12th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Librae .

... Night of the 14th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits ... delta/beta Scorpii; very overcast. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 8°, measured. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 2° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; very overcast. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 1° 30', measured; very overcast .

Night of the 17th, first part of the night, Mercury was 3 1/2 cubits above gamma Geminorum; last part of the night, the moon stood 1 cubit in front of Saturn to the west, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Capricorni .

Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits behind delta Capricorni, it stood 4 cubits in front of Mars to the west. Night of the 21st, overcast .

... Night of the 22nd, very overcast. The 22nd, very overcast; at sunset, lightning flashed, thunder, rain shower. Night of the 23rd, very overcast, gusty south wind, rain shower. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits below eta Piscium, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits below alpha Arietis. Night of the 27th, first part of the night, Mercury was 1? cubit below alpha Geminorum .

... very overcast. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 9° 20'; clouds, I did not watch; very overcast. Night of the 29th, clouds were in the sky. That month, the equivalent was: barley, 3 panu 1 sutu; dates, 4 panu 1 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 2 panu; sesame, .

At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus was in Gemini, in the beginning of the month, in Taurus; around the 6th, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Taurus; Saturn was in Sagittarius; Mars was in Aquarius. That month, the river level from the 1st to the 5th rose 2/3 cubit .

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: nn°; it was bright, earthshine, measured; the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Geminorum, it stood 2/3 cubit behind Venus to the east. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Geminorum, it stood 1 1/2 cubits behind Mercury to the east; first part of the night, Mercury was nn cubits below beta Geminorum,

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above delta Cancri, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 3rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind epsilon Leonis; first part of the night, Venus was x# cubits below alpha Geminorum ... Night of the 5th,

beginning of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit in front of rho Leonis. The 5th, very overcast. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind theta Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Virginis .

The 7th, in the afternoon, thunder, rain shower. Night of the 8th, very overcast, lightning flashed, thunder, rain shower; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind gamma Virginis; first part of the night, Venus was 3 1/2 cubits below beta Geminorum. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Virginis. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Librae. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Librae. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta/delta Scorpii.

Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 4°, measured. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: x°, measured. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 11°, measured; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Capricorni .

Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni. The 16th, Mercury's last appearance in the west in the beginning of Cancer; I did not watch. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 2/3 cubits behind delta Capricorni. Night of the 19th, first part of the night, Venus was ... above delta Cancri .

... theta Ophiuchi, Mars entered the north wind ... ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of eta Piscium, the moon? being ... .

the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit below eta Tauri ... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits above alpha Tauri, the moon having passed a little to the east ... Night of the 26th,

last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri, the moon having passed 2/3? cubit to the east. Night of the 27th?, first part of the night, Jupiter was 6 fingers above beta Virginis; first part of the night, Venus .

... That month, the equivalent was: barley, ... ... 4 panu 1 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 2 panu 1 sutu; sesame, 5 sutu .

... ... ... The 16th, Mercury's last appearance in the west in the beginning of Cancer; Saturn was in Sagittarius; Mars was in Pisces, in the beginning of the month, in Aquarius .

Month IV, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... the moon stood 1 1/2? cubits in front of Venus to the west .

Human

... ... ...

Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below alpha ? Geminorum, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of theta Cancri ...

... Mercury's first appearance in the west in the end of Taurus, 1 cubit behind Venus, 1/2? cubit high to the north; it was bright and high, ...

Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... above rho Leonis, the moon having passed ... to the east. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis, it stood 10 fingers in front of Jupiter to the west ...

... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Virginis. Night of the 12th, very overcast. The 12th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below alpha Librae ...

... Night of the 14th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2# 1/2 cubits ... delta/beta Scorpii; very overcast. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 8°, measured. Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: 2° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; very overcast. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 1° 30', measured; very overcast ...

Night of the 17th, first part of the night, Mercury was 3 1/2 cubits above gamma Geminorum; last part of the night, the moon stood 1 cubit in front of Saturn to the west, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Capricorni ...

Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits behind delta Capricorni, it stood 4 cubits in front of Mars to the west. Night of the 21st, overcast ...

... Night of the 22nd, very overcast. The 22nd, very overcast; at sunset, lightning flashed, thunder, rain shower. Night of the 23rd, very overcast, gusty south wind, rain shower. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits below eta Piscium, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits below alpha Arietis. Night of the 27th, first part of the night, Mercury was 1? cubit below alpha Geminorum ...

... very overcast. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 9° 20'; clouds, I did not watch; very overcast. Night of the 29th, clouds were in the sky. That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, 3 panu 1 ??? dates, 4 panu 1 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 2 panu; sesame, ...

At that time, Jupiter was in Leo; Venus was in Gemini, in the beginning of the month, in Taurus; around the 6th, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Taurus; Saturn was in Sagittarius; Mars was in Aquarius. That month, the river level from the 1st to the 5th rose 2/3 cubit ...

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: nn°; it was bright, earthshine, measured; the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Geminorum, it stood 2/3 cubit behind Venus to the east. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Geminorum, it stood 1 1/2 cubits behind Mercury to the east; first part of the night, Mercury was nn cubits below beta Geminorum.

Night of the 3rd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above delta Cancri, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 3rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind epsilon Leonis; first part of the night, Venus was x# cubits below alpha Geminorum ... Night of the 5th,

beginning of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit in front of rho Leonis. The 5th, very overcast. Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind theta Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Virginis ...

The 7th, in the afternoon, thunder, rain shower. Night of the 8th, very overcast, lightning flashed, thunder, rain shower; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind gamma Virginis; first part of the night, Venus was 3 1/2 cubits below beta Geminorum. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Virginis. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Librae. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Librae. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta/delta Scorpii.

Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 4°, measured. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: x#, measured. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 11°, measured; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Capricorni ...

Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni. The 16th, Mercury's last appearance in the west in the beginning of Cancer; I did not watch. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 2/3 cubits behind delta Capricorni. Night of the 19th, first part of the night, Venus was ... above delta Cancri ...

... beta Cygni culminated, Mars entered the southern horn of the moon ... ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of the Band of the Fishes, the moon being ... ...

the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit below eta Tauri ... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits above alpha Tauri, the moon having passed a little to the east. ... Night of the 26th,

last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri, the moon having passed 2/3? cubit to the east. Night of the 27th?, first part of the night, Jupiter was 6 fingers above beta Virginis; first part of the night, Venus ...

... That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, ... ... 4 panu 1 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 2 panu 1 sutu; sesame, 5 sutu ...

... ... ... on the 16th, Mercury's last appearance in the west in the beginning of Cancer; Saturn was in Sagittarius; Mars was in Pisces, in the beginning of the month, in Aquarius ...

Month IV, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... the moon stood 1 1/2? cubits in front of Venus to the west ... ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] ar2(?) _mul2_(?)# [...]

[...] _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig szur_-_gigir_-[sza2-_si n n_ ...]

[... _ge6_] 26# ina _zalag2#_ [...] _kusz3 26 mul2-kak-ban# igi ge6 27_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _masz-masz#_-[ar2 _n n_ ...]

[...] x# 20 _kur_ [...] dele-bat e _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 4_(?)# _si itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im 1(_gur_) _gur_ [...]

[...] x# 5(_ban2_) _sig2-hi_--[A ...] i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _absin#_ dele-bat ina A ina _sag itu_ ina _alla_ in 17 [_gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _masz-masz igi_ ...]

[... _itu_] _bi# illu ta_ [... x]+1 2/3 _kusz3_ (x) _pap_ [N na] [(_itu_)-_ne 1_ ...] [x x] [... _ge6 2_ sin ina] _igi giri3_-ar2-sza2-A [_n n_ ...] _ge6 3#_ sin ina _igi dele_-sza2-_igi#_-[_absin n n_ ...]

[(_itu_)-_ne 1_ ...] [x x] [... _ge6 2_ sin ina] _igi giri3_-ar2-sza2-A [_n n_ ...] _ge6 3#_ sin ina _igi dele_-sza2-_igi#_-[_absin n n_ ...]

[... x]+1 2/3 _kusz3_ [... _ge6 4_] _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi sa4#_-[sza2-_absin n n usan_(?) dele]-bat ina _igi mul2_-[_babbar n n_ ana _szu2 gub_ ...]

[...] x x# [x x sin] _sig rin2_-sza2-_ulu3_ [_n n_ (x) _ge6_] 7 _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_sig_-sza2-_sag_-_gir2#_-[_tab n n_] 7 _dir an za ge6#_ [8 ...]

[...] 8# _dir an za ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin# [ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2]-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2# kusz3 ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi genna 3 kusz3#_ [ana _szu2 gub_ ...]

[_usan_ dele-bat _sig dele_]-sza2-_igi_-_absin 20 si_ sin (sic) 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 12 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _si_-_masz2 1# kusz3 ge6 13 10 usz me_ musz _sag# ge6_ sin [...]

[...] _dib 13 9 szu2_ musz _ge6 14 3 ge6_ musz _dir an za 14 7-20_ na musz _dir an za ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi an 2#_ [N ana _szu2 gub_ ...]

[... ana] _ulu3# sig ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-nu 2 _kusz3 8 u ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 2 1_/2(?) [_kusz3_ ...]

[_ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_] _mul2#-mul2 2 kusz3 8 u ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_ is-le10 2 _kusz3 ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si 1 2_/3 [_kusz3_ ...]

[... _ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_] sin# ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 1 kusz3 ge6 24_ [...]

[... _genna ... n_] _kusz3_ ar2 4-_am3_ ar2-_mesz_ sza2 _pa_ sza2 ana _za_ masz-lu _usz ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2 [...]

[...] _ge6 27_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _lugal 2 kusz3 27 12_ na _mul2-babbar_ [x] 9-40(?) _kur_ a-kam2# [...]

[...] _zu2_(?)# 4(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) kas3 2 _gur# 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_)(?) sah-le10 1(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _sze-gisz_ [...]

[...] _genna_ ina _pa_ x x x x [...] [(_itu_)-_kin 1_(?) ... _ge6 2_ sin ar2] _sa4_-sza2-[_absin_ ...]

[(_itu_)-_kin 1_(?) ... _ge6 2_ sin ar2] _sa4_-sza2-[_absin_ ...]

[...] x# _kusz3 ge6#_ [...]

AI Translation

... behind? ... .

... being nn cubits back to the west. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Tauri .

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, ... cubits. The 26th, Sirius' first appearance. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Geminorum .

... ... The 20th, ... Venus was 4? fingers above beta Virginis. That month, the equivalent was: barley, 1 kurru .

... ... 5 sutu; wool, ... At that time, Jupiter was in Virgo; Venus was in Leo, in the beginning of the month, in Cancer; around the 17th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Gemini .

... That month, the river level from ... x+1 2/3 cubits ... total: nn was the na gauge.

Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was ... in front of beta Virginis ... Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... in front of gamma Virginis .

... x+1 2/3 cubits ... Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Virginis; first part of the night?, Venus stood ... in front of Jupiter to the west .

... ... ... the moon was ... below alpha Librae. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of pi Scorpii. The 7th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, .

... The 8th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon stood 3 cubits in front of Saturn to the west .

first part of the night, Venus was 20 fingers below gamma Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Capricorni. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 10°, measured; beginning of the night, the moon .

... passed. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 9°, measured. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 3°, measured; clouds were in the sky. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 7° 20', measured; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon stood 2 ... in front of Mars to the west .

... low to the south. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits 8 fingers below eta Piscium. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2? cubits below alpha Arietis .

Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits 8 fingers in front of eta Tauri. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 2/3 cubits in front of beta Tauri .

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of eta Geminorum. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind gamma Geminorum. Night of the 24th, .

... Saturn ... nn cubits behind the four rear wheels of Scorpius which were set to the side. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Cancri .

... Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits above alpha Leonis. The 27th, sunrise to moonset: 12°; Jupiter ... moonrise to sunrise: 9° 40'?; mist .

... dates? 4 panu 1 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu?; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, .

... Saturn was in Sagittarius ... .

Month VI, the 1st? of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was ... behind alpha Virginis .

... x# cubits. Night .

Human

... behind? ... ...

... being nn cubits back to the west. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Tauri ...

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, ... cubits. The 26th, Sirius' first appearance. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Geminorum ...

... ... moonrise to sunrise: 20° ... Venus was 4? fingers above beta Virginis. That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, 1 kurru ...

... ... 5 sutu; wool, ... At that time, Jupiter was in Virgo; Venus was in Leo, in the beginning of the month, in Cancer; around the 17th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Gemini ...

... That month, the river level from ... x+1 2/3 cubits, total: nn was the na na-gauge.

Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was ... in front of beta Virginis ... Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... in front of gamma Virginis ...

... x+1 2/3 cubits ... Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Virginis; first part of the night?, Venus stood ... in front of Jupiter to the west ...

... ... ... the moon was ... below alpha Librae. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of pi Scorpii. The 7th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, ...

... The 8th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon stood 3 cubits in front of Saturn to the west ...

first part of the night, Venus was 20 fingers below gamma Virginis, Venus! being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Capricorni. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 10°, measured; beginning of the night, the moon ...

... passed. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 9°, measured. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 3°, measured; clouds were in the sky. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 7° 20', measured; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon stood 2 ... in front of Mars to the west ...

... low to the south. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits 8 fingers below eta Piscium. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2? cubits below alpha Arietis ...

Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits 8 fingers in front of eta Tauri. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Tauri. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 2/3 cubits in front of beta Tauri ...

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of eta Geminorum. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind gamma Geminorum. Night of the 24th, ...

... Saturn became stationary nn cubits behind the four rear ones of Sagittarius which are similar to ... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind delta? Cancri ...

... Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits above alpha Leonis. The 27th, sunset to setting of Jupiter: 12° ...; moonrise to sunrise: 9° 40'?; mist, ...

... dates?, 4 panu 1 sutu?; mustard, 2 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu?; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, ...

... Saturn was in Sagittarius ... ...

Month VI, the 1st? of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was ... behind alpha Virginis ...

... ... cubits. Night ...

X201903: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 21 ne_ [... _ge6_]

21 ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_

_szur_-_si 1 2_/3 _kusz3_ [...]

22 x x# [...]

AI Translation

Year 121, month V, ... Night

The 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of

1 2/3 cubits ... beta Tauri .

The 22nd, ... .

Human

Year 121, month V, ... Night

of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was

1 2/3 cubits in front of beta Tauri.

The 22nd, ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

x# [...]

x# [...]

_kusz3_ [...]

ina _igi_

AI Translation

... cubits ...

in front of

Human

... ...

... ...

4 cubits ...

in front of delta Cancri

Top

Akkadian

_mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_(?)#-sza2-_ulu3 3_(?) _kusz3#_

AI Translation

delta? Cancri 3? cubits

Human

3? cubits.

X201904: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 21#-kam2 itu-gan_

_ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun_

2 _kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3#_ ana _ulu3 sig 9_

kal _me szu2-szu2 ge6 10# dir an za_

10 _dir# an za ge6# 11 sag ge6_ sin#

e# is-le10# [N] _kusz3#_ sin

[x] x x# [x _ge6 12 sag ge6_] sin _sig szur_-_si 1_/2 _kusz3_

[...] 13 9 _me_ musz

[...] x# _gu3 u mah_

[...] x# na musz

AI Translation

Year 121, month IX,

Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Arietis,

the moon being 4 cubits low to the south. The 9th,

all day very overcast. Night of the 10th, clouds were in the sky;

The 10th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was

nn cubits above alpha Tauri, the moon being

... ... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below beta Tauri

... The 13th, moonrise to sunset: 9°, measured.

... much thunder .

... sunrise to moonset: x#, measured.

Human

Year 121, month IX.

Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Arietis,

the moon being 4 cubits low to the south. The 9th,

all day very overcast. Night of the 10th, clouds were in the sky.

The 10th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was

nn cubits above alpha Tauri, the moon being

... ... ... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below beta Tauri.

... The 13th, moonrise to sunset: 9°, measured.

... ... much thunder

... sunrise to moonset: x#, measured.

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] musz ina _zalag2_ sin

[...] sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_

[...] _ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin

[x _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2]-_ulu3 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_

[ana x x x] x# [ina _zalag2_ sin x] _sag_-_a 2# kusz3_

sin [x x x x] x x x x#

ina _zalag2_ sin# [x x x] _kusz3#_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_

ana x# [x x _ge6_] 18# ina _zalag2_ sin

x# [x x x x] _kusz3#_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_

ana x# [x x] _ge6# 19_ ina(?) _zalag2_(?) _dir sal an za_

x# [x x x] x x x x# _kusz3_

AI Translation

... measured; last part of the night, the moon was

... the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits ... delta Cancri, the moon being 3 cubits

... last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits ... epsilon Leonis

the moon ......

last part of the night, the moon was ... cubits, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits

to ... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was

... ... cubits, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits

to ... Night of the 19th, last part of the night?, thin clouds were in the sky.

... ... cubits

Human

... measured; last part of the night, the moon was

..., the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east.

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits ... delta Cancri, the moon being 3 cubits

to ... ... last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits ... epsilon Leonis,

the moon ... ...

last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits ... the moon being 1 1/2 cubits

to ... ... Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was

... ... cubits, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits

to ... ... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, thin clouds were in the sky

... ... ... cubits.

Top

Akkadian

_illu ta# 11 en 17 4 si_

_gin pap 37_(?) na

AI Translation

the river level from the 11th to the 17th rose 4 fingers;

rose, total: 37? was the na na-gauge;

Human

The river level from the 11th to the 17th rose 4 fingers,

total: 37? was the na na-gauge.

Left

Akkadian

[...] in 19 _genna_

[...] ina _sag masz2 szu2_

AI Translation

... around the 19th, Saturn's

... set in the beginning of Capricorn.

Human

... around the 19th, Saturn's

last appearance in the beginning of Capricorn ...

X201905: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

[...] x# [...]

[...] _sa4#_-sza2-_absin 2_ [...]

[...] _ge6 19#_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _rin2_-sza2-_si 1 kusz3_(?)# [...]

[...] _an#_ e is-le10 3 _kusz3 ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2#_-[x-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 n n_ ...]

[... ana] _nim# dib 26 szu2-szu2 27 gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina zib-_me szu2_ [...]

[...] szu2(?) _hab_-rat _dir gar_-an ana _zalag2_-ru ki _tab_-u2# [...]

[... _gub_]-_mesz_ ina _zalag2_-ru _an e_-a _ib2_-[_tag4 udu-idim-mesz nu gub-mesz_ ...]

[...] sah#-le10 1(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 3_(_ban2_)(?) [...]

[... _an_ ina] _mul2#-mul2 itu bi illu_ [...]

AI Translation

... alpha Virginis 2 .

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Librae .

... Mars was 3 cubits above alpha Tauri. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below gamma /delta Capricorni .

... having passed to the east. The 26th, very overcast. The 27th, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Pisces .

... overcast?, clouds crossed the sky; when it began to clear, .

... stood there; last part of the night, Mars came out; the remainder of the planets did not stand there .

... cress, 1 panu 3 sutu; sesame, 3 sutu? .

... Mars was in Taurus. That month, the river level .

Human

... ... ...

... alpha Virginis 2 ...

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit? behind beta Librae ...

... Mars was 3 cubits above alpha Tauri. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below gamma/delta Capricorni ...

... having passed to the east. The 26th, very overcast. The 27th, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Pisces ...

... the sun made an eclipse of more than x of the disc. When it began to clear, ...

... during the eclipse, ... stood there; during clearing, Mars came out; the remainder of the planets did not stand there ...

... cress, 1 panu 3 sutu; sesame, 3 sutu? ...

... Mars was in Taurus. That month, the river level ...

X201911: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

[... _ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_] sin ar2 _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 2 kusz3_ x# [...]

[...] _dib_(?)# 28 13-30 _kur_ musz [x x] [...]

[...] 25(?)# _mul2-babbar_ ina _a szu2_ dele-bat ina _masz-masz_ in 22 _gu4-ud#_ ina [_nim_ ina _alla igi_ ...] [(_itu_)-_ne 1 ... ge6 2_ sin _sig dele_-sza2]-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 3_ sin e _sa4_-sza2-[_absin n n_ ...]

[(_itu_)-_ne 1 ... ge6 2_ sin _sig dele_-sza2]-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 3_ sin e _sa4_-sza2-[_absin n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 7 sag_] _ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2#_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 1 kusz3 ge6 8 sag ge6_ [...]

[... _ge6_] 13 20 _ninda me_ musz 13 2 na musz _ge6 14 8 ge6_ musz# [...]

[... _ge6 19_ ina] _zalag2#_ sin ina _igi_ is-le10# 2/3(?) _kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3#_ [_n n_ ...]

[...] _ge6 22#_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 4 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib ge6_ [...]

[... _ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig sag_-_a n n_] sin i-s,a ana _nim dib ge6 26_ ina _zalag2#_ sin e _lugal 1 kusz3 ge6 27_ ina(?) _zalag2_(?)# [...]

[... sze]-im 3(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _zu2 3_(_barig_) 5(_ban2_) kas3 [x x] sah-le10 1(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 3_(_ban2_) 3 qa _sig2_-[_hi--a_ ...]

[... _an_ sza2 _szu2_-u2] _nu# igi itu# bi illu en til itu 35_ na [(_itu_)-_kin 1_ ...] _ge6# 2_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib ge6 3 sag ge6_ [...]

[(_itu_)-_kin 1_ ...] _ge6# 2_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib ge6 3 sag ge6_ [...]

[... _ge6_] 7# _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi si_-_masz2 3 kusz3 7 an_ ina _til a igi tur 15_(?) na-su# [...]

[... _ge6_] 13 50 _ninda ge6_ musz 13 10 _usz_ na musz _ge6 14#_ [...]

[... _ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin] e is-le10 3 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib ge6 18#_ [...]

[... _ge6 22_ ina] _zalag2#_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 2 kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ [dele(?)]-bat(?)# [...]

[... _ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a n n_] e _mul2-babbar 1 kusz3_ ar2 dele-bat 1 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub ge6 26_(?)# [...]

[... sze]-im# 3(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _zu2 4_(_barig_) _pi_ kas3 3(_gur_)(?) _gur_ sah-le10 1(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 3_(_ban2_)(?) _sig2_[...] [(_itu_)-_du6 30 ... an sig_] _dele#_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3 ge6 2_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat# e _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1 si_ dele-bat 3 _si_ ana [_nim_] _dib_(?)# [...]

[(_itu_)-_du6 30 ... an sig_] _dele#_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3 ge6 2_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat# e _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1 si_ dele-bat 3 _si_ ana [_nim_] _dib_(?)# [...]

[...] _ge6 12_ [N] _me_ musz ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin# 1_(?) _kusz3 13 30 ninda_ na musz# [...]

[...] sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 16#_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si 2 kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib_ x# [...]

[... ina] _kin#-sig dir an_(?) [x _ge6_] 19# ina _zalag2_ sin# [x _masz_]-_masz_-ar2 1 1/2 _kusz3 19 dir an za ge6 20 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ [...]

[...] x x x x# [x x] _ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _lugal 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2 mul2-babbar_ e _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 6_ [_si_ ...]

[... _ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2] _giri3#_-ar2-sza2-_a 2_ [_kusz3_ ar2 _mul2_]-_babbar# 2 kusz3_ ana _nim gub ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3_ ina(?) _zalag2_(?)# [...]

[... _ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin x dele-bat N] _kusz3#_ ana _szu2 gub_ ina _igi an_(?)# [_n n_ ana] _szu2_(?) _gub ge6 27 szu2_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e [_an_] 4(?) _si_(?) 27 20-10 _kur dir#_ [...]

[...] _sze#-gisz-i3 5_(_ban2_) _sig2-hi--a 3_ [_ma-na_] i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _a#_ ina _til itu_ ina _absin_ dele-bat ina _absin#_ ina _til itu_ ina _rin2 genna_ ina _pa#_ [...] [(_itu_)-_apin 1_ ...] _aga#_ a-pir musz ina _gub igi_ sin# [ina] _igi gena 1# 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub ge6 3 3 szu2-szu2 ge6 4 4 dir an za# ge6 5 dir an za_ [x x ...]

[(_itu_)-_apin 1_ ...] _aga#_ a-pir musz ina _gub igi_ sin# [ina] _igi gena 1# 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub ge6 3 3 szu2-szu2 ge6 4 4 dir an za# ge6 5 dir an za_ [x x ...]

[... _ge6_] 10 _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-[_sag_]-_hun# 3 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib dir an za_ sin _tur3 nigin ge6 11_ ina _zalag2_ [x] [...]

[...] _dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi szur_-_gigir_-[sza2-x N] _kusz3# 13 6_ na musz _ge6 14 30 ninda me_ a-kam2 musz _ge6 15_(?)# [...]

[...] _dir# an dib 17 dir an za ge6_ [18 _dir an_] _za_ sin _tur3 nigin 18 dir an za ge6 19 dir an dib_ [...]

[... ina] _kin_(?)#-_sig_(?) _szu2-szu2 an utah ge6 22#_ [x x x x _an_] _dul#_-hat 22 _szu2-szu2 an utah ge6 20_+[x ...]

[...] _dib_(?) _an utah_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e _mul2_-e#-[sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab n n_ ina _zalag2 gu4_]-_ud#_ e _si4 3 kusz3 26_ [...]

[...] _dib gir2 gir2 gu3 u an utah_ [... _ki-lam_ sze]-im 2(_barig_) 5(_ban2_) _zu2 1_(_gur_) _gur_ [...]

[...] x# in 22(?)# _genna_ ina _pa szu2_ [...] _itu bi_ x# [...]

AI Translation

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind gamma Geminorum ... .

... passed?. The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 13° 30', measured ... .

... The 25th?, Jupiter's last appearance in Leo; Venus was in Gemini; around the 22nd, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Cancer .

Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 cubit below gamma Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... above alpha Virginis .

... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, .

... Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 20', measured. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 2°, measured. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 8°, measured .

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2/3? cubit in front of alpha Tauri; last part of the night, Venus was ... below delta Cancri .

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits above gamma Geminorum, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night .

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below epsilon Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit above alpha Leonis. Night of the 27th, last? part of the night?, .

... barley, 3 panu 2 sutu; dates, 3 panu 5 sutu; mustard, ...; cress, 1 panu 3 sutu; sesame, 3 sutu 3 qa; wool, .

... Mars, which had set, was not visible. That month, the river level, until the end of the month, was 35? na.

Month VI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below alpha Librae, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 3rd, beginning of the night, .

... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of beta Capricorni. The 7th, Mars' first appearance in the end of Leo; it was small, rising of Mars to sunrise: 15°? .

... Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 50', measured. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 10°, measured. Night of the 14th, .

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above alpha Tauri, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 18th, .

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind delta Cancri; last part of the night, Venus? .

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Virginis, 1 cubit above Jupiter, it stood 1 cubit behind Venus to the east. Night of the 26th?, .

... barley, 3 panu 2 sutu; dates, 4 panu; mustard, 3? kurru; cress, 1 panu 3 sutu; sesame, 3 sutu?; wool, .

Month VII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... Mars was 1 cubit below gamma Virginis. Night of the 2nd, last part of the night, Venus was 1 finger above beta Virginis, Venus having passed 3 fingers to the east .

... Night of the 12th, moonrise to sunset: nn°, measured; last part of the night, Venus was 1? cubit above gamma Virginis. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 30', measured .

... the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below beta Tauri, the moon having passed a little to the east ... .

... in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky?. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits ... beta Geminorum. The 19th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 20th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, .

... ... ... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Leonis; last part of the night, Jupiter was 6 fingers above beta Virginis .

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind beta Virginis, it stood 2 cubits behind Jupiter to the east. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind gamma Virginis; last? part of the night?, .

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon stood nn cubits ... Venus to the west, it stood ... in front of Mars? to the west?. Night of the 27th, overcast; last part of the night, Venus was 4? fingers above Mars. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 20° 10'; clouds .

... sesame, 5 sutu; wool, 3 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Leo, at the end of the month, in Virgo; Venus was in Virgo, at the end of the month, in Libra; Saturn was in Sagittarius .

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... earthshine, measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there; the moon stood 1 1/2 cubits in front of Saturn to the west. Night of the 3rd and the 3rd, very overcast. Night of the 4th and the 4th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, clouds were in the sky ... .

... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of beta Arietis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; clouds were in the sky, the moon was surrounded by a halo. Night of the 11th, last part of the night, ... .

... clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits in front of beta/zeta Tauri. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 6°, measured. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 30', measured despite mist. Night of the 15th?, .

... clouds crossed the sky. The 17th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 18th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was surrounded by a halo. The 18th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 19th, clouds crossed the sky .

... in the afternoon?, very overcast, rain shower. Night of the 22nd, ... rain DUL. The 22nd, very overcast, rain shower. Night of the 20+xth, .

... passed?, rain shower; last part of the night, Venus was ... above beta Scorpii; last part of the night, Mercury was 3 cubits above alpha Scorpii. The 26th, .

... passed, lightning flashed, thunder, rain shower ... the equivalent was: barley, 2 panu 5 sutu; dates, 1 kurru .

... ... around the 22nd?, Saturn's last appearance in Sagittarius ... That month, ... .

Human

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind gamma Geminorum, ... ...

... ... The 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 13° 30', measured ... ...

... the 25th?, Jupiter's last appearance in Leo; Venus was in Gemini; around the 22nd, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Cancer ...

Month V, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 cubit below gamma Virginis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... above alpha Virginis ...

... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of theta Ophiuchi. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, ...

... Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 20', measured. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 2°, measured. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 8°, measured ...

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2/3? cubit in front of alpha Tauri; last part of the night, Venus was ... below delta Cancri ...

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits above gamma Geminorum, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night ...

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... below epsilon Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon wwas 1 cubit above alpha Leonis. Night of the 27th, last? part of the night?, ...

... barley, 3 panu 2 sutu; dates, 3 panu 5 sutu; mustard, ...; cress, 1 panu 3 sutu; sesame, 3 sutu 3 qa; wool, ...

... Mars, which had set, was not visible. That month, the river level until the end of the month: 35 was the na na-gauge.

Month VI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below alpha Librae, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 3rd, beginning of the night, ...

... Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of beta Capricorni. The 7th, Mars' first appearance in the end of Leo; it was small, rising of Mars to sunrise: 15°? ...

... Night of the 13th, sunset to moonrise: 50', measured. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 10°, measured. Night of the 14th, ...

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above alpha Tauri, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 18th, ...

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind delta Cancri; last part of the night, Venus? ...

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Virginis, 1 cubit above Jupiter, it stood 1 cubit behind Venus to the east. Night of the 26th?, ...

... barley, 3 panu 2 sutu; dates, 4 panu; mustard, 3? kurru; cress, 1 panu 3 sutu; sesame, 3 sutu?; wool, ...

Month VII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... Mars was 1 cubit below gamma Virginis. Night of the 2nd, last part of the night, Venus was 1 finger above beta Virginis, Venus having passed 3 fingers to the east ...

... Night of the 12th, moonrise to sunset: nn°, measured; last part of the night, Venus was 1? cubit above gamma Virginis. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 30', measured ...

... the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below beta Tauri, the moon having passed a little to the east ... ...

... in the afternoon, clouds ... the sky. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits ... beta Geminorum. The 19th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 20th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, ...

... ... ... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Leonis; last part of the night, Jupiter was 6 fingers above beta Virginis ...

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits ... beta Virginis, it stood 2 cubits behind Jupiter to the east. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind gamma Virginis; last? part of the night?, ...

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon stood nn cubits in front of Venus to the west, it stood ... in front of Mars to the west. Night of the 27th, overcast; last part of the night, Venus ??? fingers? above Mars. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 20° 10'; clouds ...

... sesame, 5 sutu; wool, 3 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Leo, at the end of the month, in Virgo; Venus was in Virgo, at the end of the month, in Libra; Saturn was in Sagittarius ...

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... earthshine, measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there; the moon stood 1 1/2 cubits in front of Saturn to the west. Night of the 3rd and the 3rd, very overcast. Night of the 4th and the 4th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, clouds were in the sky; ... ...

... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of beta Arietis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east; clouds were in the sky, the moon was surrounded by a halo. Night of the 11th, last part of the night, ... ...

... clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was nn cubits in front of beta/zeta Tauri. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 6°, measured. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 30', measured despite mist. Night of the 15th?, ...

... clouds crossed the sky. The 17th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 18th, clouds were in the sky, the moon was surrounded by a halo. The 18th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 19th, clouds crossed the sky ...

... in the afternoon?, very overcast, rain shower. Night of the 22nd, ... rain DUL. The 22nd, very overcast, rain shower. Night of the 20+xth, ...

... crossed?, rain shower; last part of the night, Venus was ... above beta Scorpii; last part of the night, Mercury was 3 cubits above alpha Scorpii. The 26th, ...

... crossed, lightning flashed, thunder, rain shower ... the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, 2 panu 5 sutu; dates, 1 kurru ...

... ... around the 22nd?, Saturn's last appearance in Sagittarius ... That month, ... ...

X201912: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 1 me 20-kam2 itu-apin 1_ x# [... (sin) ina _igi_]

_genna 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin# [... _ge6 3_ sin _sig_]

_si_-_masz2 5 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal#_ [... _ge6 4_ (_sag ge6_)]

sin ina _igi suhur_-_igi 1 kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3#_ [_sig ... ge6 5 sag ge6_]

sin ar2 _suhur_-ar2 3 _kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3_ [_sig_ ...]

_gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _til rin2 igi kur nim_-a 21 na-[su in _n igi_ ...]

_ge6 9 dir sal an za sag ge6_ sin ina _igi_ [_mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-nu _n n_ sin _n n_]

ana _ulu3 sig usan_ sin _tur3 nigin 9 dir#_ [... _ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin]

_sig mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun 4 kusz3_ sin i-s,a# [ana x x ... ina _zalag2_ dele-bat]

e _rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1_/2 _kusz3_ dele-bat 4 _si_ ana _szu2 lal_ [... _ge6 12 sag ge6_ sin x]

_mul2-mul2 2_/3 _kusz3 12 8 szu2 ge6 13_ [...]

6 na musz _ge6 14 30 ninda me_ [... _sag ge6_ sin x]

_szur_-_szur_-_si 5_/6 _kusz3 ge6 15 u_ ne2-[hi ... sin]

e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 4 kusz3_(?)# [... dele-bat _sig_]

_rin2_-sza2-_si 2_+[x N ...]

AI Translation

Year 122, month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... the moon was

it stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Saturn to the west, the moon being ... Night of the 3rd, the moon was

5 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west ... Night of the 4th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 1 cubit in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south ... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 3 cubits behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south .

Mercury's first appearance in the east in the end of Libra; it was bright and high, rising of Mercury to sunrise: 21°; ideal first appearance on the nnth .

Night of the 9th, thin clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of eta Piscium, the moon being .

low to the south; first part of the night, the moon was surrounded by a halo. The 9th, clouds ... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was

4 cubits below beta Arietis, the moon being a little to ... ... last part of the night, Venus was

1/2 cubit above alpha Librae, Venus being 4 fingers back to the west ... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was

2/3 cubit ... eta Tauri. The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 8°. Night of the 13th, .

sunrise to moonset: 6°, measured. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 30' ... beginning of the night, the moon was

5/6 cubit ... beta Tauri. Night of the 15th, slow rain ... the moon was

4 cubits? above gamma Geminorum ... Venus was below

beta Librae ...

Human

Year 120, month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... ... the moon

stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Saturn to the west, the moon ... Night of the 3rd, the moon was

5 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west ... Night of the 4th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 1 cubit in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south ... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 3 cubits behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south ...

Mercury's first appearance in the east in the end of Libra; it was bright and high, rising of Mercury to sunrise: 21°; ideal first appearance on the nnth ...

Night of the 9th, thin clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of h Piscium, the moon being ...

low to the south; first part of the night, the moon was surrounded by a halo. The 9th, clouds ... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was

4 cubits below beta Arietis, the moon being a little ...; last part of the night, Venus was

1/2 cubit above alpha Librae, Venus being 4 fingers back to the west. ... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was

2/3 cubit ... eta Tauri. The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 8°. Night of the 13th, ...

The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 6°, measured. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 30' ... beginning of the night, the moon was

5/6 cubit ... beta Tauri. Night of the 15th, it thundered slowly ... the moon was

4# cubits? above gamma Geminorum ... Venus was 2+x ... below

beta Librae ...

Reverse

Akkadian

ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2 ulu3 szar2_ ki [...]

_dir an dib im szar2 an dul#_ [...]

_ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi sag_-A [_n n_ ...]

18 _dir sal an za ge6 19 dir an#_ [_dib_ ...]

_ge6 20_ ina _zalag2 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi gisz#_-[_kun_-_a n n_ sin _n n_]

ana _ulu3 sig 20 dir an dib an dul_ [x] [...]

_an dul 21 dir an za ge6 22_ ina _zalag2 dir_(?)# [...]

_dir an dib an e-sir2 nu tuh ge6 23_ [...]

_dir# an dib an dul ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi rin2_-[sza2-_ulu3 n n_ ...]

[_dir_] _an# za ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_si 4 kusz3_ [...]

ar2# _an 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub illu ta 11 en 16_(?) 4(?)# [_si_] _gin# pap 10_+[x na ...]

_illu ta 11 en 16_(?) 4(?)# [_si_] _gin# pap 10_+[x na ...]

AI Translation

in the afternoon, very overcast, gusty south wind; when .

clouds crossed the sky, gusty wind, rain DUL .

Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of epsilon Leonis .

The 18th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 19th, clouds crossed the sky .

Night of the 20th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of theta Leonis, the moon being .

low to the south. The 20th, clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL ... .

rain DUL. The 21st, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, clouds? .

clouds crossed the sky, rain but the sandal was not removed. Night of the 23rd, .

clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Librae .

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Librae .

it stood 2 1/2 cubits behind Mars to the east; the river level, from the 11th to the 16th?, rose 4? fingers, total: 10+x was the na gauge .

the river level from the 11th to the 16th? rose 4? fingers, total: 10+x was the na gauge .

Human

in the afternoon, very overcast, gusty south wind, when ...

clouds crossed the sky, gusty wind, rain DUL ...

Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of epsilon Leonis ...

The 18th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 19th, clouds crossed the sky ...

Night of the 20th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of theta Leonis, the moon being ...

low to the south. The 20th, clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL ... ...

rain DUL. The 21st, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, clouds? ...

clouds crossed the sky, rain but the sandal was not removed. Night of the 23rd, ...

clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Librae ...

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Librae ...,

it stood 2 1/2 cubits behind Mars to the east.

The river level from the 11th to the 16th? rose 4? fingers, total: 10+x was the na na-gauge ...

X201921: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu# 60_+59-_kam2 itu_-[_gu4_]

18 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _masz-masz igi#_

_kur nim_-a 15(?)# na-su

in 16 _igi 19_ kal _me_

_dir_(?) _an za ge6 20_

_usan_(?) (_gu4-ud_) _sig_(?) _masz-masz_-ar2(?)

2 1/2(?) _kusz3_(?) 20(?) _dir an za_

AI Translation

Year 159, month II,

The 18th, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Gemini;

high to the north. The 15th?, sunrise to moonset: 15°.

ideal first appearance on the 16th. The 19th, all day

clouds? were in the sky. Night of the 20th,

first part of the night?, Mercury was below? beta Geminorum?.

2 1/2? cubits?. The 20th?, clouds were in the sky.

Human

Year 119, month II,

the 18th, Mercury's first appearance in the west in Gemini;

it was bright and high, sunset to setting of Mercury: 15°;

ideal first appearance on the 16th. The 19th, all day

clouds? were in the sky. Night of the 20th,

first part of the night?, Mercury? was 2 1/2? cubits? below? beta Geminorum.

The 20th, clouds were in the sky.

Reverse

Akkadian

_ge6 21_ [ina _zalag2_(?)] sin

ina _igi dur_-nu-nu 5/6(?) _kusz3_

sin 4 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

AI Translation

Night of the 21st, last part of the night?, the moon was

5/6? cubit in front of eta Piscium,

the moon being 4 cubits low to the south.

Human

Night of the 21st, last part of the night?, the moon was

5/6? cubit in front of eta Piscium,

the moon being 4 cubits low to the south.

X201922: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 60_+59-_kam2_

_itu-ne 28 15 kur_

_itu-kin 1 16_ na-su _kur4_

ina _gub igi ge6 2_ sin ar2

_rin2_-sza2-_si 2 kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_

ana _ulu3 sig ge6 3_ sin

e _si4 1 1_/2 _kusz3_

_ge6 4_ sin ar2 szil-_pa 1_/2 _kusz3_

AI Translation

Year 59,

Month V, the 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 15°.

Month VI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 16°; it was bright,

first appearance in the west in Leo. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 cubits behind beta

beta Librae, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits

low to the south. Night of the 3rd, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits above alpha Scorpii,

Night of the 4th, the moon was 1/2 cubit behind theta Ophiuchi,

Human

Year 119,

Month V, the 28th, moonrise to sunrise: 15°.

Month VI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 16°, it was bright,

it could be seen while the sun stood there. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 cubits behind beta

Librae, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits

low to the south. Night of the 3rd, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits above alpha Scorpii.

Night of the 4th, the moon was 1/2 cubit behind theta Ophiuchi,

Bottom

Akkadian

sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

AI Translation

the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south.

Human

the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south,

Reverse

Akkadian

_sig genna 2 kusz3_ sin

1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_

AI Translation

2 cubits below Saturn, the moon being

it receded 1/2 cubit to the west.

Human

2 cubits below Saturn, the moon being

1/2 cubit back to the west.

X201923: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

[_mu 1_] _me 19_(?)-_kam2_ (disz)an u (disz)an# [...]

[_itu_]-_sze ge6 21 dir an za_ ina _zalag2#_ [sin]

ina _igi si_-_masz2 2 kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3#_ [_sig_]

21 kal _me dir an za_ ina _kin-sig szu2 ge6 22_

_dir an dib 22 dir# an dib_ [x x] _si gin_

_ge6 23 dir an# dib an_ [x x x] sze-ni# _nu tuh_

23 ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib an utah#_ [x x x] x x

_mar gin ge6 24 szu2-szu2 an#_ [...]

_an utah 24 szu2-szu2 an utah#_ [...]

25 _dir an za ge6 26 dir#_ [...]

AI Translation

Year 119?, Antiochus and Antiochus .

Month XII, night of the 21st, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was

2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south.

The 21st, all day clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, overcast. Night of the 22nd,

clouds crossed the sky. The 22nd, clouds crossed the sky ... the north wind blew.

Night of the 23rd, clouds crossed the sky, rain ..., but the sandal was not removed.

The 23rd, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, rain shower ... .

the west wind blew. Night of the 24th, very overcast, rain .

rain shower. The 24th, very overcast, rain shower .

The 25th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 26th, clouds .

Human

Year 119?, kings Antiochus and Antiochus ...

Month XII, night of the 21st, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was

2 cubits in front of beta Capricorni, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south.

The 21st, all day clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, overcast. Night of the 22nd,

clouds crossed the sky. The 22nd, clouds crossed the sky, ..., the north wind blew.

Night of the 23rd, clouds crossed the sky, rain ... but the sandal was not removed.

The 23rd, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, rain shower ... ...

the west wind blew. Night of the 24th, very overcast, rain ...

rain shower. The 24th, very overcast, rain shower ...

The 25th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 26th, clouds ...

X201931: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu-1-58-kam2 itu-gu4 30 15_ na-su _kur4 dir_ musz _ge6 1_ [x]

_ulu3 gin 1 szu2-szu2 an-bar7 an dul usan_ dele-bat e _mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 kusz3 4 si#_

_ge6 2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz_-[_masz_] 1(?)# _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ ar2 _mul2-babbar 1_/2 _kusz3_

ana _nim gub_ ina _igi_ dele-bat 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub# ge6 3_ sin ina _igi masz-masz_-_igi 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin

3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig usan_ dele-bat e# _mul2_-ar2-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 kusz3 4 si 3_

_dir sal an za ge6 4_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-ar2 [N] _kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 4_ ina _kin-sig_

_dir an za ge6 5 sag ge6 dir#_ [_an_] _za# u 1_-en-szu2 2-szu2 _gu3_-szu2 ne2-hi _szub_

[x x x] [... _ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin ina] _igi lugal 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_

[...] [x x x x x]

AI Translation

Year 158, month II, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 15°; it was bright, measured despite clouds. Night of the 1st, .

the south wind blew. The 1st, very overcast; at noon, rain DUL; first part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit 4 fingers above eta Geminorum;

Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1? cubit in front of eta Geminorum, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north, 1/2 cubit behind Jupiter

to the east, it stood 1 1/2 cubits in front of Venus to the west. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Geminorum, the moon being

low to the south; first part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit 4 fingers above mu Geminorum. The 3rd,

thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, the moon was nn cubits behind beta Geminorum, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. The 4th, in the afternoon,

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, clouds were in the sky, it thundered slowly once or twice.

... ... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north.

Human

Year 118, month II, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 15°; it was bright, measured despite clouds. Night of the 1st, ...

the south wind blew. The 1st, very overcast; around noon, rain DUL; first part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit 4 fingers above eta Geminorum.

Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1? cubit in front of eta Geminorum, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north, it stood 1/2 cubit behind Jupiter

to the east, it stood 1 1/2 cubits in front of Venus to the west. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Geminorum, the moon being

3 cubits low to the south; first part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit 4 fingers above mu Geminorum. The 3rd,

thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, the moon was nn cubits behind beta Geminorum, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. The 4th, in the afternoon,

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, clouds were in the sky; it thundered slowly once or twice.

... ... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north.

... ...

Left

Akkadian

14 _gu4-ud_ ina _nim igi_ [_dib_ ...]

AI Translation

The 14th, Mercury's first appearance in the east ..., omitted .

Human

The 14th, Mercury's first appearance in the east, omitted ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] 1/2 _kusz3#_ [x x]

[... _ge6_] 25(?) ina _zalag2#_ sin ar2

_mul2_-ar2-[sza2-_sag_-_hun n n_ ...] _sig 25 mul2-babbar_ ina _masz-masz szu2_

_ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_(?)#-[_mul2_(?)] 1 _kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

27 12-50 _kur_ musz 28(?)# [_gu4_]-_ud#_ ina _nim szu2-szu2 dib ge6 29 1-17_

_ge6 gin an-ku10_ szamasz2 sza2 _dib_

_itu-sig 1 24_(?) na _kur4_ a-pir# [x x] _ge6 1_ sin _sig masz-masz_-ar2 2 _kusz3_

_usan_ dele-bat e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla#_-sza2-_ulu3 5_/6# _kusz3_

_illu en 1_(?) 1/2(?) _kusz3_ e _illu szu2 gin pap 3_ na _ta 2 en_

_til itu 2 kusz3 8 si lal pap 17#_ na

AI Translation

... 1/2 cubit .

... Night of the 25th?, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind beta

alpha Arietis ... low. The 25th, Jupiter's last appearance in Gemini.

Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south.

The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 12° 50', measured. The 28th?, Mercury's last appearance in the east ..., omitted. Night of the 29th, moonrise to sunset: 1° 17';

Night of the 6th, solar eclipse which was omitted;

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 24°?; it was bright, earthshine ... Night of the 1st, the moon was 2 cubits below beta Geminorum,

first part of the night, Venus was 5/6 cubit above delta Cancri.

the river level, until the 1st?, rose 1/2? cubit above the peak flood, total: 3 was the na gauge; from the 2nd to

at the end of the month, it receded 2 cubits 8 fingers, total: 17 was the na na-gauge;

Human

... 1/2 cubit ...

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha

Arietis ... low?. The 25th, Jupiter's last appearance in Gemini.

Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of eta ? Tauri, the moon being 3 cubits low to the south.

The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 12° 50', measured. The 28th?, Mercury's last appearance in the east, omitted. Night of the 29th, at 1.17°

after sunset, solar eclipse which was omitted.

Month III, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 24°?; it was bright, earthshine, ... Night of the 1st, the moon was 2 cubits below beta Geminorum;

first part of the night, Venus was 5/6 cubit above delta Cancri.

The river level: until the 1st? it rose 1/2? cubit above the normal peak flood, total: 3 was the na na-gauge; from the 2nd to

the end of the month, it receded 2 cubits 8 fingers, total: 17 was the na na-gauge.

X201932: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] x x x# [...]

[... ina] _zalag2# dir an za 5 lal2_-ti3 _dir an za#_ [...]

[...] _dir# an za ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin# [...]

[... _dir_] _an za 12 dir an za ge6 13 dir an za 13 dir an za_ ki _szu2_ szamasz2 [...]

[... N] na# musz _sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 5 kusz3_ i-s,a sin ana _nim dib 15_ [...]

[... _ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin] _sig#_ is-le10 1 _kusz3 2_/3 _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_ulu3#_ [_n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi masz_]-_masz#_-_igi 2 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ [...]

[...] _dir an za 22 dir an za_ ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2 ge6 23_ ina _zalag2 dir an za_ sin e _lugal 2 1_/2 _kusz3#_ [...]

[... i-s,a] sin ana _nim dib dir an za si gin 24_ ina sze-ri3 _szu2-szu2_ me-hu-u2 _si szar2 ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 [_giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a n n_ ...]

[...] x# ar2 _an 3 kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim dir an za 26_ ina sze-ri3 _szu2 an utah_ in _en 26 mul2-babbar_ ana _szu2_ ki _usz_-[a ...]

[... _ge6 27_ ina _zalag2_ sin] ar2# _sa4_-sza2-_absin 3 kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _si nim 27 22 kur_ musz _ge6 28 28 dir an za ge6_(?)# [...]

[...] [x] 30 _dir an za itu bi ki-lam#_ sze-im 1(_barig_) 3(_ban2_)(?) _zu2 sumun 2_(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) kas3 2(_gur_) _gur_ sah-le10 4(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3_ [...]

[... dele-bat ina] _rin2#_ in 15 dele-bat ina _szu2_ ina _rin2 szu2 nu pap genna_ ina _gir2-tab an_ ina _sag itu_ ina _a 5 an absin kur_-ad2 _itu bi illu#_ [...] [_itu-apin 1_ ...] musz ana szamasz2 _sig ulu3 gin 1 dir an za ulu3 gin 2_ dele-bat ina _nim_ ina _rin2 igi 17-30_ na-su in 1 _igi ge6 4 sag ge6_ sin# [...]

[_itu-apin 1_ ...] musz ana szamasz2 _sig ulu3 gin 1 dir an za ulu3 gin 2_ dele-bat ina _nim_ ina _rin2 igi 17-30_ na-su in 1 _igi ge6 4 sag ge6_ sin# [...]

[... _ge6 5 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_]-sza2#-_suhur_-_masz2#_ [_n n_ (x) _dir_] _an za ge6 6 dir an za sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 1 kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 9_ [...]

[...] _dir an za ulu3_ [_gin 10_(?) x x] x# [x] _za_(?) _ge6 11 szu2-szu2 usan nim-gir2 nim-gir2 gu3 u mah an dul ulu3 gin 11 dir an_ [...]

[... _ge6_] 12# ina _zalag2 dir an za 12 dir sal an za#_ [_ge6_] 13# ina _zalag2 dir an za 13 13-10 szu2 dir nu pap dir an za ge6 14 6 me dir_ musz [x] [...]

[... ziq]-pi# _a2 kur_ ki _tab_-u2 in 12 _ge6_ [x x] a-na# _dir ku4_-ub ina _an-ku10_-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ dele-bat _an_ u _kak-ban gub-mesz ib2_-[_tag4 udu-idim-mesz nu gub-mesz_ ...]

[...] is#-le10 1 _kusz3_ a-dir in 12 _usz ge6_ ana _zalag2#_ [x] 14 1-40 na _dir nu pap_ kal _me dir sal an za ge6 15_ x# [...]

[...] _dir# an za ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 1_/2 _kusz3# 16 dir an za ge6 17 dir sal an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin _dir_(?)# [...]

[...] ana _ulu3 sig ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-ar2 2 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ar2 _mul2-babbar 1 kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana x# [...]

[... _ge6 20_] ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi lugal 2 kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim#_ [20(?) _dir_] _an za# ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin x# [_gisz-kun_-_a n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin] e _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2 an_ e _sa4_-sza2-_absin 1 kusz3 4 si_ [...]

[... dele-bat] e _rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1 si te_ dele-bat 1 _si_ ana _nim dib 23 dir an za_ ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2 ge6 24 dir_(?)# [...]

[... _ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_] _rin2#_-sza2-_ulu3 2 kusz3_ ina _igi_ dele-bat 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub dir sal an za 25 dir sal an za#_ [...]

[...] kal _me dir an za ge6 28_ ina _zalag2 dir an za 28 dir an za an-ku10_ szamasz2 ki _pap_ [_nu igi_ ...]

[...] 3(_ban2_) kas3 2(_gur_) _gur_ sah-le10 4(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 2_(_ban2_) 4 1/2 qa _sig2-hi--a 3 ma-na_ a-na 1 _gin2#_ [_ku3-babbar_ ...]

[... _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _pa igi_] 15 na-su in 20 _igi_ in 29 _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _pa szu2 nu pap_ in 9 _genna_ ina _gir2-tab szu2_ [...]

[... _lu2-gal erin2_] _kur# uri-ki_ sza2(?) ana muh-hi(?)# [4 _lu2-gal erin2-mesz_ ana] _e-ki ku4_-ub _u4 9_ ana _e2-sag-gil2 ku4_(?)# [...]

[...] [x x] _mesz_ [...]

AI Translation

... last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 5th, equinox; clouds were in the sky .

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon being .

... clouds were in the sky. The 12th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, clouds were in the sky. The 13th, clouds were in the sky; at sunset, .

... sunrise to moonset: nn°, measured; beginning of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed a little to the east. The 15th, .

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit 2/3 cubit below alpha Tauri, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... above zeta Tauri .

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Geminorum. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind delta Cancri, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north .

... clouds were in the sky. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, very overcast. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Leonis .

... a little ..., the moon having passed a little to the east; clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. The 24th, in the morning, very overcast, gusty north wind. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Virginis .

... ... stood 3 cubits behind Mars to the east, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north; clouds were in the sky. The 26th, in the morning, overcast, rain shower. Around the 26th, when Jupiter became stationary to the west, .

... Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind alpha Virginis, the moon being 3 cubits high to the north. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 22°, measured. Night of the 28th and the 28th, clouds were in the sky. Night? .

... ... The 30th, clouds were in the sky. That month, the equivalent was: barley, 1 panu 3 sutu?; dates, 2 panu 4 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru; cress, 4 sutu; sesame, .

... Venus was in Libra; around the 15th, Venus' last appearance in the west in Libra; I did not watch; Saturn was in Scorpius; Mars, in the beginning of the month, was in Leo; the 5th, Mars reached Virgo. That month, the river level .

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... measured; it was low to the sun; the south wind blew. The 1st, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 2nd, Venus' first appearance in the east in Libra; rising of Venus to sunrise: 17° 30'; ideal first appearance on the 1st. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon .

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of gamma Capricorni; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 9th, .

... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 10th?, ... ... Night of the 11th, very overcast; first part of the night, lightning flashed, much thunder, rain DUL, the south wind blew. The 11th, clouds ... the sky .

... Night of the 12th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 12th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 13° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 6°, measured despite clouds ... .

... when the ziggurat was created on the east side, at 12° night ... entered a cloud; in its eclipse, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, and Sirius stood there; the remainder of the planets did not stand there .

... 1 cubit ... alpha Tauri; it was eclipsed; at 12° before sunrise. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 1° 40'; clouds, I did not watch; all day thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, ... .

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above eta Geminorum. The 16th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 17th, thin clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was surrounded? by clouds? .

... low to the south. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Geminorum, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south, 1 cubit behind Jupiter, the moon being 1 cubit to ... .

... Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north. The 20th?, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was ... theta Leonis .

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above beta Virginis; last part of the night, Mars was 1 cubit 4 fingers above alpha Virginis .

... Venus was 1 finger above alpha Librae, it came close, Venus having passed 1 finger to the east. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, very overcast. Night of the 24th, clouds? .

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Librae, it stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Venus to the west; thin clouds were in the sky. The 25th, thin clouds were in the sky .

... all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 28th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 28th, clouds were in the sky; solar eclipse; when I watched I did not see it .

... 3 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru; cress, 4 sutu; sesame, 2 sutu 4 1/2 qa; wool, 3 minas for 1 shekel of silver .

... Mercury's first appearance in the west in Sagittarius; rising of Mercury to sunrise: 15°; ideal first appearance on the 20th; around the 29th, Mercury's last appearance in the west in Sagittarius; I did not watch; around the 9th, Saturn's last appearance in Scorpius .

... the general of Babylonia who? entered Babylon on behalf of 4 generals. The 9th, he entered the Esangila .

Human

... ... ...

... last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 5th, equinox; clouds were in the sky ...

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni, the moon ...

... clouds were in the sky. The 12th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, clouds were in the sky. The 13th, clouds were in the sky; at sunset ...

... sunrise to moonset: nn°, measured; beginning of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below alpha Arietis, the moon having passed a little to the east. The 15th, ...

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 2/3 cubits below alpha Tauri, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... above zeta Tauri ...

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of alpha Geminorum. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind delta Cancri, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north ...

... clouds were in the sky. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, very overcast. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, clouds ??? the sky; the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Leonis ...

... the moon having passed a little to the east; clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. The 24th, in the morning, very overcast, gusty north storm. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Virginis ...

... ..., the moon stood 3 cubits behind Mars to the east, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north; clouds were in the sky. The 26th, in the morning, overcast, rain shower. Around the 26th, when Jupiter became stationary to the west, ...

... Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind alpha Virginis, the moon being 3 cubits high to the north. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 22°, measured. Night of the 28th and the 28th, clouds were in the sky. Night? ...

... ... The 30th, clouds were in the sky. That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, 1 panu 3 sutu?; old dates, 2 panu 4 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru; cress, 4 sutu; sesame, ...

... Venus was in Libra; around the 15th, Venus'last appearance in the west in Libra; I did not watch; Saturn was in Scorpius; Mars, in the beginning of the month, was in Leo; the 5th, Mars reached Virgo. That month, the river level ...

Month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ..., measured; it was low to the sun; the south wind blew. The 1st, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 2nd, Venus' first appearance in the east in Libra; rising of Venus to sunrise: 17° 30'; ideal first appearance on the 1st. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon ...

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of gamma Capricorni; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 6th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind delta Capricorni, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 9th, ...

... clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. The 10th?, ..., clouds were in the sky?. Night of the 11th, very overcast; first part of the night, lightning flashed, much thunder, rain DUL, the south wind blew. The 11th, clouds ... the sky ...

... Night ot the 12th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 12th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 13° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 6°, measured despite clouds ... ...

... lunar eclipse ... when ... culminated; when it began on the east side, in 12° night it made ... it entered alpha cloud. In its eclipse Jupiter, Venus, Mars, and Sirius stood there; the remainder of the planets did not stand there ...

... it was eclipsed 1 cubit ... alpha Tauri; at 12° before sunrise. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 1° 40'; clouds, I did not watch; all day thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, ... ...

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above eta Geminorum. The 16th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 17th, thin clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon ... ...

... low to the south. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Geminorum, the moon being 1 cubit low to the south, 1 cubit behind Jupiter, the moon being 1 cubit to ... ...

... Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north. The 20th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was ... theta Leonis ...

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above beta Virginis; last part of the night, Mars was 1 cubit 4 fingers above alpha Virginis ...

... Venus was 1 finger above alpha Librae, it came close, Venus having passed 1 finger to the east. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, very overcast. Night of the 24th, clouds? ...

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Librae, it stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Venus to the west; thin clouds were in the sky. The 25th, thin clouds were in the sky ...

... all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 28th, last part of the night, clouds were in the sky. The 28th, clouds were in the sky; solar eclipse, when I watched I did not see it ...

... 3 sutu; mustard, 2 kurru; cress, 4 sutu; sesame, 2 sutu 4 1/2 qa; wool, 3 minas for 1 shekel of silver ...

... Mercury's first appearance in the west in Sagittarius; sunset to setting of Mercury: 15°; ideal first appearance on the 20th; around the 29th, Mercury's last appearance in the west in Sagittarius; I did not watch; around the 9th, Saturn's last appearance in Scorpius; ...

... Babylonia which against ... entered Babylon, to Esangil ... ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] x x x# [...] [_itu-sze 30_ ...] musz# sin ar2 _gu4-ud 1 kusz3_ ana _nim gub#_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6#_ [...]

[_itu-sze 30_ ...] musz# sin ar2 _gu4-ud 1 kusz3_ ana _nim gub#_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6#_ [...]

[... _ge6 3_ sin] _sig mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun 4 1_/2 _kusz3 murub4_-ti3 _dir an dib an utah_(?)# [...]

[... N] _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib_ kal _ge6 ulu3 szar2 5 dir an za ulu3 gin ge6#_ [...]

[... dele-bat] e _mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 1 kusz3 8 si_ i-s,a x x x [...]

[... _ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin] e# _mul2-babbar 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 1 kusz3 8 si_ [...]

[...] _ge6# 12 sag ge6_ sin e _lugal 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 12_ [...]

[...] x# _an-bar7 an utah ge6 15 3 ge6 dir_ musz ina _zalag2_ sin [...]

[... _ge6 17_] ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _rin2_-sza2-_si 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig#_ [...]

[...] _dir# an za 21 szu2-szu2 ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi si_-_masz2#_ [_n n_ ...]

[...] _dib 25 dir an za_ ina _kin-sig szu2-szu2 gu3 u_ [...]

[...]-40 _kur dir nu pap_ kal _me dir an za ge6 10_+[x ...] _ki#-lam_ sze-im ina _sag itu 1_(_barig_)# 3(_ban2_) 1 qa ina# [...]

[... kas3] 2(_gur_) _gur_ sah-le10 1(_barig_) 4(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3 2_(_ban2_) 4 [qa _sig2-hi--a n ma-na_ a-na 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep2-szu2 i]-nu#-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _masz-masz_ dele-bat ina _masz2 9_ dele-bat _gu kur_-ad2# [...]

[...] x# sza2 _itu-ziz2 igi 15 gu4-ud hun kur_-ad2 [...] 15# 16 2 _kusz3 gin pap 28_ na _ta 19 en 20#_+[x ...]

[...] na [_itu-dir-sze 1_ ... na]-su# _dir_ musz ana szamasz2 _sig ge6 1_ ina _zalag2#_ [...] x x _an_(?) x x x x# _si_(?) _gin_ kal _me an utah_ [...]

[_itu-dir-sze 1_ ... na]-su# _dir_ musz ana szamasz2 _sig ge6 1_ ina _zalag2#_ [...] x x _an_(?) x x x x# _si_(?) _gin_ kal _me an utah_ [...]

[...] bu#-tuq-tum _tir-an#_-[_na a2_] _kur_ u _ulu3 gib-mesz ge6 2 dir an dib an_ ne2-hi _pisan dib 2_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib an_ na-al#-[szu2 ...]

[... _ge6_] 3(?)# _dir an za 3 dir sal an za ge6 4 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si 2 kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig 4 dir sal an za#_ [...]

[...] _ulu3# szar2 u 1_-en-szu2 2-szu2 3-szu2 _gu3_-szu2 ne2-hi _szub_-di _an utah ge6 5 dir sal an za sag ge6_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa#_ [_n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 6_ sin x _masz-masz_-_igi n n_ sin x]+2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig#_ ar2 _mul2-babbar 2 kusz3_ ana _nim gub murub4_-ti3 _szu2_ kal _ge6 gu3 u mah nim-gir2 nim-gir2_ [...]

[...] x# kal _me dir an za ge6 8 dir an za murub4_-ti3 _szu2 gu3 u mah nim-gir2 nim-gir2 an pisan dib 8_ [...]

[...] x# ana _ulu3 gib-mesz an_ rad _pisan# dib ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _sag_-_a 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin e# [_mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal n n_ ...]

[...] sin# _tur3 nigin_ kal _ge6 szu2-szu2_ in _en 11 genna_ ana _nim_ ki _usz_-u2 4 _kusz3_ ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4#_-[szil-_pa usz_ ...]

[...] x# _dib ge6 13 sag# ge6_ sin e _sa4_-sza2-_absin 3 kusz3 13 40 ninda szu2 dir_ musz x# [...]

[...] kal# _me szu2-szu2_ ina _kin-sig an dul u 1_-en-szu2 2-szu2 3-szu2 _gu3_-szu2 ne2-hi _szub_-di _ge6_ [...]

[... ana] _si# nim 16 dir an za ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 3 1_/2 _kusz3 sig genna#_ [_n n_ ...]

[... sin _tur3 nigin_] ana# _ulu3 bad_ sin _sig an 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 18_ kal _me dir sal an za#_ [...]

[...] ana _nim dib 20 dir an za_ ki _szu2_ szamasz2 _dir an dib ge6 21#_ [...]

[... _ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_]-_masz2 3 1_/2 _kusz3 22 dir an za 23 dir an za#_ [...]

[...] _me nim_-a 29 _dir sal an za itu bi_ [_ki-lam_ ...]

[... a-na 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep2]-szu2# i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _masz-masz 19 mul2-babbar#_ [...]

[...] x x _sa2-dug4_(?) x# [...]

AI Translation

Month XII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... measured; the moon stood 1 cubit behind Mercury to the east, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. Night .

... Night of the 3rd, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits below beta Arietis; middle part of the night, clouds crossed the sky, rain shower? .

... nn cubits, the moon having passed a little to the east; all night gusty south wind. The 5th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night .

... Venus was 1 cubit 8 fingers above gamma Capricorni ... .

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above Jupiter, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west; last part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit 8 fingers above delta Capricorni .

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 12th, .

... ...; at noon, rain shower. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 3°, measured despite clouds; last part of the night, the moon .

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Librae, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south .

... clouds were in the sky. The 21st, very overcast. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Capricorni .

... passed. The 25th, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, very overcast, thunder .

... moonrise to sunrise: x° 40'; clouds, I did not watch; all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10+xth, ... the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 1 panu 3 sutu 1 qa, in .

... mustard, 2 kurru; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, 2 sutu 4 qa; wool, nn minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Gemini; Venus was in Capricorn; the 9th, Venus reached Aquarius .

... ... which was seen on Shebat XI. The 15th, Mercury reached Aries ... the 15th and 16th, it rose 2 cubits, total: 28 was the na gauge; from the 19th to the 20+xth, .

... sunset to setting of Saturn: nn°; measured despite clouds. Night of the 1st, last part of the night, ... ... ... the north? wind blew; all day rain shower .

Month XII2, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... sunset to moonset: nn°, measured despite clouds; it was low to the sun. Night of the 1st, last part of the night, ... ... ... the north? wind blew; all day rain shower .

... a rainbow stretched on the east and south side. Night of the 2nd, clouds crossed the sky, slow rain, PISAN DIB. The 2nd, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, a little rain .

... Night of the 3rd?, clouds were in the sky. The 3rd, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Tauri, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. The 4th, thin clouds were in the sky .

... gusty south wind, it thundered slowly once, twice, or thrice, rain shower. Night of the 5th, thin clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind gamma Geminorum .

... Night of the 6th, the moon was ... alpha Geminorum, the moon being x+2 cubits low to the south, it stood 2 cubits behind Jupiter to the east; in the middle watch, overcast; all night much thunder, lightning flashed .

... ... all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky; middle part of the night, overcast, much thunder, lightning flashed, rain PISAN DIB. The 8th, .

... ... stretched to the south; cloudburst, PISAN DIB. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind epsilon Leonis. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... above rho Leonis .

... the moon was surrounded by a halo; all night very overcast. Around the 11th, when Saturn became stationary to the east, it became stationary 4 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi .

... ... passed. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above alpha Virginis. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 40', measured despite clouds ... .

... all day very overcast; in the afternoon, rain DUL, it thundered slowly once, twice, or thrice. Night .

... high to the north. The 16th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi, ... below Saturn .

... the moon was surrounded by a halo, it was open to the south; the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below Mars, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 18th, all day thin clouds were in the sky .

... having passed to the east. The 20th, clouds were in the sky; at sunset, clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 21st, .

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky .

... high to the north. The 29th, thin clouds were in the sky. That month, the equivalent .

... were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Gemini; the 19th, Jupiter .

... ... a sacrifice ... .

Human

... ... ...

Month XII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... measured; the moon stood 1 cubit behind Mercury to the east, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. Night ...

... Night of the 3rd, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits below beta Arietis; middle part of the night, clouds crossed the sky, rain shower? ...

... nn cubits, the moon having passed a little to the east; all night gusty south wind. The 5th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night ...

... Venus was 1 cubit 8 fingers above gamma Capricorni, a little ... ...

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above Jupiter, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west; last part of the night, Venus was 1 cubit 8 fingers above delta Capricorni ...

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 12th, ...

... ... around noon, rain shower. Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 3°, measured despite clouds; last part of the night, the moon was ...

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Librae, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south ...

... clouds were in the sky. The 21st, very overcast. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Capricorni ...

... passed?. The 25th, clouds were in the sky; in the afternoon, very overcast, thunder, ...

... moonrise to sunrise: nn° 40'; clouds, I did not watch; all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10+xth, ... the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 1 panu 3 sutu 1 qa, in ...

... mustard, 2 kurru; cress, 1 panu 4 sutu; sesame, 2 sutu 4 qa; wool, nn minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Gemini; Venus was in Capricorn; the 9th, Venus reached Aquarius ...

... ideal first appearance on ... of month XI; on the 15th, Mercury reached Aries ... the 15th and the 16th, the river level rose 2 cubits, total: 28 was the na na-gauge; from the 19th to the 20+xth, ???

... was the na na-gauge.

Month XII,2, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... sunset to moonset: nn°, measured despite clouds; it was low to the sun. Night of the 1st, last part of the night, ... ... rain? ... the north? wind blew, all day rain shower ...

... sections of a rainbow stretched to the east and south. Night of the 2nd, clouds crossed the sky, slow rain, PISAN DIB. The 2nd, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, dew ...

... Night of the 3rd?, clouds were in the sky. The 3rd, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Tauri, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south. The 4th, thin clouds were in the sky ...

... gusty south wind, it thundered slowly once, twice, or thrice, rain shower. Night of the 5th, thin clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind gamma Geminorum ...

... Night of the 6th, the moon was ... alpha Geminorum, the moon being x+2 cubits low to the south, it stood 2 cubits behind Jupiter to the east; middle of the night, overcast; all night much thunder, lightning flashed, ...

... ... all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, clouds were in the sky; middle of the night, overcast, much thunder, lightning flashed, rain PISAN DIB. The 8th, ...

... ... stretched to the south; cloudburst, PISAN DIB. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind epsilon Leonis. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... above rho Leonis ...

... the moon was surrounded by a halo; all night very overcast. Around the 11th, when Saturn became stationary to the east, it became stationary 4 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi ...

... ... Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits above alpha Virginis. The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 40', measured despite clouds ... ...

... all day very overcast; in the afternoon, rain DUL, it thundered slowly once, twice, or thrice. Night ...

... high to the north. The 16th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi, ... below Saturn ...

... the moon was surrounded by a halo, it was open to the south; ??? was 1 1/2 cubits below Mars, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 18th, all day thin clouds were in the sky ...

... having passed to the east. The 20th, clouds were in the sky; at sunset, clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 21st, ...

... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits behind delta Capricorni. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky ...

... after sunrise. The 29th, thin clouds were in the sky. That month, the equivalent ...

... were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter was in Gemini; the 19th, Jupiter ...

... ... offerings? ... ...

X201933: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] [x x] [...]

[...] 3 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig ge6 4_ sin _sig#_

[_suhur_]-_igi 1_/2(?)# _kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat

[_sig_] _rin2_-sza2-_si 2 5_/6 _kusz3 4_ kal _me dir an za 5 dir an za_

_ulu3 gin ge6 6# szu2-szu2 an dul 6 dir an za_

7 _dir an za 8 dir an za ulu3 gin ge6 9_

_szu2-szu2 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi dur 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin

_murub4_-ti3 _an utah 9 dir an za ge6 10 sag ge6_

sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 5 1/2 _kusz3_

ana _ulu3 sig_ kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 nim-gir2 nim-gir2 an utah_

10 ina sze-ri3 _dir an za_ kal _me szu2-szu2_ ina _kin-sig tir-ra-an a2 si_ ana _ulu3 gib_

_gu3 u mah an_ [x x] _pisan# mah dib_

_ge6 11 szu2-szu2 11 dir an za an utah_

_ge6 12_ sin _sig mul2-mul2 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

AI Translation

... 3 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 4th, the moon was ... below

1/2? cubit ... gamma Capricorni, the moon having passed a little to the east; last part of the night, Venus was

2 5/6 cubits below beta Librae. The 4th, all day clouds were in the sky. The 5th, clouds were in the sky.

the south wind blew. Night of the 6th, very overcast, rain DUL. The 6th, clouds were in the sky.

The 7th, clouds were in the sky. The 8th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 9th,

very overcast; beginning of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits in front of eta Piscium, the moon being

in the middle watch, rain shower. The 9th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of beta Arietis, the moon being 5 1/2 cubits

low to the south; all night very overcast, lightning flashed, rain shower.

The 10th, in the morning, clouds were in the sky; all day very overcast; in the afternoon, a rainbow stretched on the north side to the south.

much thunder, rain ... much PISAN DIB.

Night of the 11th, very overcast. The 11th, clouds were in the sky, rain shower.

Night of the 12th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below eta Tauri,

Human

... ... ...

... being 3 1/2 cubits low to the south. Night of the 4th, the moon was 1/2? cubit below

gamma Capricorni, the moon having passed a little to the east; last part of the night, Venus was

2 5/6 cubits below beta Librae. The 4th, all day clouds were in the sky. The 5th, clouds were in the sky,

the south wind blew. Night of the 6th, very overcast, rain DUL. The 6th, clouds were in the sky.

The 7th, clouds were in the sky. The 8th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew. Night of the 9th,

very overcast; beginning of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits in front of eta Piscium, the moon?;

middle of the night, rain shower. The 9th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of beta Arietis, the moon being 5 1/2 cubits

low to the south; all night very overcast, lightning flashed, rain shower.

The 10th, in the morning, clouds were in the sky, all day very overcast; in the afternoon, a rainbow stretched from the north to the south side, ???

much thunder, rain ..., much PISAN DIB.

Night of the 11th, very overcast. The 11th, clouds were in the sky, rain shower.

Night of the 12th, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below eta Tauri;

Reverse

Akkadian

kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 12_ ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib_

_an utah 1_-en bu-tuq-tum _tir-ra-an_

_a2 mar_ ana _kur gib_

kal _me dir an za_

_ge6 13 dir an za_ sin

e is#-le10 2 1/2 _kusz3 13 dir an za_

_ge6 14_(?) sin _sig szur_-_si 2_(?) _kusz3_ sin i-s,a

ana _nim dib 14# 6 szu2 dir_ musz _genna_ ina _til gir2-tab_

_igi kur nim_-a# 17 na-su in# 10 _igi_

_ge6 15#_ [N] _me_ musz ina _zalag2_ sin x# _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa_

[_n n_] sin 1(?) 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim# 15 8_ na

[_dir_] musz# _ge6 16 3_(?)-30(?)# _ge6 dir#_ musz ina _zalag2#_

[x x] x# [x x x x] _dir an# dib_ kal

[...]

AI Translation

all night very overcast. The 12th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky,

rain shower, one tuft of vine.

a section of the west side to the east

all day clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 13th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was

2 1/2 cubits above alpha Tauri. The 13th, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 14th?, the moon was 2? cubits below beta Tauri, the moon being a little

having passed ... to the east. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 6°, measured despite clouds; Saturn was in the end of Scorpius;

ideal first appearance on the east side, rising of Saturn to sunrise: 17°; ideal first appearance on the 10th.

Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: nn°, measured; last part of the night, the moon was

the moon being 1? 1/2 cubits high to the north. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 8°;

measured despite clouds. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 3°? 30'?, measured despite clouds; last part of the night,

... ... clouds crossed the sky, al

Human

all night very overcast. The 12th, in the morning, clouds crossed the sky,

rain shower, one section of a rainbow

stretched from the west to the east side;

all day clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 13th, clouds were in the sky; the moon

was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Tauri. The 13th, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 14th?, the moon was 2? cubits below beta Tauri, the moon

having passed a little to the east. The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 6°, measured despite clouds; Saturn's first appearance in the end of Scorpius;

it was bright and high, rising of Saturn to sunrise: 17°; ideal first appearance on the 10th.

Night of the 15th, moonrise to sunset: nn°, measured; last part of the night, the moon was ... gamma Geminorum,

the moon being 1? 1/2 cubits high to the north. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 8°,

measured despite clouds. Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 3°? 30'?, measured despite clouds; last part of the night,

... ... ... clouds crossed the sky, all

...

Left

Akkadian

_ge6 17 szu2-szu2 17_ [...]

AI Translation

Night of the 17th, very overcast. The 17th, .

Human

Night of the 17th, very overcast. The 17th, ...

X201934: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] x x# [...]

[_itu-ab_] 1 16 na-su# [...] x# 1 1/2 _kusz3 6_ x# [...]

[x x] _szu2_(?) sin _tur3 nu kad2#_ [_nigin_ ...] _kusz3# 7 dir an za ge6 8 sag#_ [_ge6_ sin x]

[_mul2_-ar2]-[sza2-_sag_]-_hun# 5 kusz3_ sin [... _ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi_] _mul2#-mul2 2 kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si_(?) [_nim_ ...]

[x x] _ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin [... _ge6 11_] _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si 2 kusz3_ sin# 2 _kusz3#_ [ana _ulu3 sig_ ...]

[_ge6 12_] _sag ge6_ sin ar2 [... _ge6 13_(?) _sag ge6_ sin ar2(?) _masz-masz_-sza2]-_sipa 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e

[_mul2_-_kur_-sza2]-_kir4#_-szil-tah-_pa 2 kusz3_ x# [... 13 ...] _an# pisan_ i-s,a _dib mul2-kak-ban_ ana _me e_-a _nu pap ge6 14 dir an#_ [...]

[_an_] _dul_-hat _ulu3 gin 14_ x# [...] _nu pap sag ge6 an dul_-hat 15 _szu2-szu2 an_ u _na4 tur szur_-nun(?)# [x]

[_ge6_] 16 8-50 _ge6 dir_ [x] _dir_ [... sin ...] ar2 _lugal 2 kusz3_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e _genna 2_/3 _kusz3#_

[_ge6_] 17# ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _gisz-kun_-_a 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ [...] sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2-_absin_

[x] x# sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _si nim ge6 20 dir an za ulu3_(?)# [_gin_ ...] _ge6# 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1 kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_

[...] x# [_ge6_] 22# ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab_ [_n n_ ...] a#-kam u _im-dugud an dib ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _si4 2 kusz3_

[...] x# 23 _dir an za ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ [sin x _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-szil-tah]-_pa# 1_/2 _kusz3 sig genna 2 kusz3 24 dir an za si_ sza2 _pa mar gar gin#_

[_ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2] dele#-bat 3 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ sin 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3#_ [_sig ... an_] _mul2#_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab te 27 10 usz kur_ musz

[... _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina] _masz2# szu2 nu pap 30_ kal _me szu2-szu2 itu bi#_ [...] _gur_ sah-le10 4(_ban2_) _sze-gisz-i3# 2_(_ban2_) 4 1/2 qa

[...] a-na 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep-szu2 i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar#_ [...] x x x# [x x] x x x#

[... _genna_ ...] ina# _pa an_ ina _rin2 15 an gir2-tab kur_-ad2 _itu#_ [_bi_ ...]

[...] [_ziz2 1_ ...] _dir_(?) musz ina _gub# igi_ ana szamasz2 _sig#_ [...]

[_ziz2 1_ ...] _dir_(?) musz ina _gub# igi_ ana szamasz2 _sig#_ [...]

AI Translation

Month X, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 16° ... ... 1 1/2 cubits. The 6th, ... .

... overcast?, the moon was surrounded by a halo which was not closed ... cubits. The 7th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was

5 cubits in front of alpha Arietis, the moon being ... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north? .

... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Tauri, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south .

Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was behind ... Night of the 13th?, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind? gamma Geminorum, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north; last part of the night, Venus was

2 cubits ... theta Ophiuchi ... The 13th, ... rain, a little PISAN DIB, Sirius' acronychal rising; I did not watch. Night of the 14th, clouds ... the sky .

rain DUL, the south wind blew. The 14th, ... ... I did not watch; beginning of the night, rain DUL. The 15th, very overcast, rain and small hailstones .

Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 8° 50'; clouds ... clouds ... the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Leonis, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north; last part of the night, Venus was 2/3 cubit above Saturn

Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind theta Leonis ... the moon being 2 cubits high to the north. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of alpha Virginis.

... the moon being 3 cubits high to the north. Night of the 20th, clouds were in the sky, the south? wind blew ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Librae, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north.

... ... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Scorpii ... mist and fog crossed the sky. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Scorpi

... ... The 23rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit ... theta Ophiuchi, 2 cubits below Saturn. The 24th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind which was set to the west side blew.

Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon stood 3 cubits behind Venus to the east, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south ... Mars came close to beta Scorpii. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 10°, measured.

... Mercury's last appearance in the east in Capricorn; I did not watch. The 30th, all day very overcast. That month, ... kurru; cress, 4 sutu; sesame, 2 sutu 4 1/2 qa

... were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter ... ... .

... Saturn ... was in Sagittarius; Mars was in Libra; the 15th, Mars reached Scorpius. That month, .

... Month XI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... measured despite clouds?; it could be seen while the sun stood there; it was low to the sun .

Month XI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... measured despite clouds?; it could be seen while the sun stood there; it was low to the sun .

Human

... ... ...

Month X, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 16° ... ... 1 1/2 cubits. The 6th, ... ...

... overcast?, the moon was surrounded by a halo which was not closed ... cubits. The 7th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was

5 cubits ... alpha Arietis, the moon being ... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north? ...

... Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Tauri, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south ...

Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was behind ... Night of the 13th?, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind? gamma Geminorum, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north; last part of the night, Venus was 2 cubits above theta

Ophiuchi ... ... The 13th, ... rain, a little PISAN DIB; Sirius' acronychal rising; I did not watch. Night of the 14th, clouds ... the sky ...

rain DUL, the south wind blew. The 14th, ... ...; I did not watch; beginning of the night, rain DUL. The 15th, very overcast, rain and small hailstones fell ...

Night of the 16th, sunset to moonrise: 8° 50'; clouds, ... clouds ... the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Leonis, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits high to the north; last part of the night, Venus was 2/3 cubit above Saturn.

Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind theta Leonis ... the moon being 2 cubits high to the north. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Virginis

... the moon being 3 cubits high to the north. Night of the 20th, clouds were in the sky, the south wind blew ... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha Librae, the moon being 1 cubit high to the north.

... ... Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta Scorpii ... mist and fog crossed the sky. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii.

... ... The 23rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit ... theta Ophiuchi, 2 cubits below Saturn. The 24th, clouds were in the sky, the north wind which was set to the west side blew.

Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon stood 3 cubits behind Venus to the east, the moon being 2 1/2 cubits low to the south ... Mars came close to beta Scorpii. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 10°, measured.

... Mercury's last appearance in the east in Capricorn; I did not ??? the 30th, all day very overcast. That month, ... kurru; cress, 4 sutu; sesame, 2 sutu 4 1/2 qa;

... were sold for 1 shekel of silver. At that time, Jupiter ... ... ... ...

... Saturn was ... in Sagittarius; Mars was in Libra; the 15th, Mars reached Scorpius. That month, ...

...

Month XI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... measured despite clouds?, it could be seen while the sun stood there, it was low to the sun ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _si4_(?) 2 1/2 _kusz3_ [x] [...]

[...] _an#_ ne2-hi _pisan dib 9 dir_(?)# [...]

[...] _an# pisan mah dib 10 dir an za_ x# [...]

[...] na-al-szu2 11 _dir an dib an_ ne2-hi _pisan_ [...]

[...] 12# ina sze-ri3 _dir an za ge6 13 sag ge6_ sin _sig_ [_sag_-_a n n_ ...]

[... _ge6_] 14 10-30 _me dir nu pap 14 12-20_ na a-kam2# [...]

[... ana] _si# nim ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ x# [...]

[...] 17# _mar gin szed7 ge6 18 mar gin szed7_ [...]

[... _ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_]-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 2 1_/2 _kusz3 19 mar gin szed7#_ [...]

[... _ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig si_]-_masz2 2 kusz3 20 mar gin szed7#_ [...]

[... _ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_] sin# _sig si_-_masz2 4 kusz3_ sin# [...]

[... _ge6_] 25# _szu2-szu2 25 dir an#_ [...]

[...] _dir an dib 28 dir_(?)# [...]

[_itu_] _bi# ki-lam_ sze-im 1(_barig_) 4(_ban2_)(?) [...]

[in(?)] _en# 24 mul2-babbar_ ana _szu2_ ki# [_usz_-a ...]

[_itu_] _bi illu 13 14#_ [...]

[_itu_]-_sze_(?)# 30 16 na-su x# [...]

[x x] _gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina zib-_me_ [_igi_ ...]

[x x] _dib ge6 4_ sin ar2 [...]

[x x] _ulu3# szar2 5 dir_ [...]

[x x] x x# ina _zalag2_ dele-bat [...]

[...] ina _zalag2#_ [...]

[...] x# [...]

AI Translation

... 2 1/2 cubits ... alpha Scorpii ... .

... slow rain, PISAN DIB. The 9th, clouds? .

... rain, much PISAN DIB. The 10th, clouds were in the sky ... .

... onset. The 11th, clouds crossed the sky, slow rain, PISAN .

... The 12th, in the morning, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below epsilon Leonis .

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 10° 30'; clouds, I did not watch. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 12° 20'; mist .

... high to the north. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis ... .

... The 17th, the west wind blew, cold. Night of the 18th, the west wind blew, cold .

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of beta Scorpii. The 19th, the west wind blew, cold .

... Night of the 20th, last part of the night, Venus was 2 cubits below beta Capricorni. The 20th, the west wind blew, cold .

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon being .

... Night of the 25th, very overcast. The 25th, clouds ... the sky .

... clouds crossed the sky. The 28th, clouds? .

That month, the equivalent was: barley, 1 panu 4 sutu? .

around? the 24th, when Jupiter became stationary to the west, .

That month, the river level on the 13th and 14th .

Month XII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 16°; ... .

... Mercury's first appearance in the west in Pisces .

... passed. Night of the 4th, the moon was behind .

... gusty south wind. The 5th, clouds .

... ... last part of the night, Venus .

... last part of the night, .

Human

... 2 1/2 cubits ... alpha Scorpii? ... ...

... slow rain, PISAN DIB. The 9th, clouds? ...

... rain, much PISAN DIB. The 10th, clouds were in the sky, ... ...

... dew. The 11th, clouds crossed the sky, slow rain PISAN ...

... The 12th, in the morning, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below epsilon Leonis ...

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 10° 30'; clouds, I did not watch. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 12° 20', mist ...

... high to the north. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis ... ...

... The 17th, the west wind blew, cold. Night of the 18th, the west wind blew, cold ...

... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of beta Scorpii. The 19th, the west wind blew, cold ...

... Night of the 20th, last part of the night, Venus was 2 cubits below beta Capricorni. The 20th, the west wind blew, cold ...

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon being ...

... Night of the 25th, very overcast. The 25th, clouds ... the sky ...

... clouds crossed the sky. The 28th, clouds? ...

That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, 1 panu 4 sutu? ...

around? the 24th, when Jupiter became stationary to the west, ...

That month, the river level on the 13th and 14th ...

Month XII?, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceeding month, sunset to moonset: 16°, ... ...

... ... Mercury's first appearance in the west in Pisces...

... ... Night of the 4th, the moon was behind ...

... gusty south wind. The 5th, clouds ...

... ... last part of the night, Venus ...

... last part of the night, ...

... ... ...

X201941: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Akkadian

[...] x# [...]

[... ana] _szu2_(?)# ki-i [_usz_-a ...]

[...] _ki#-lam_ sze-im 3(_barig_)# [...]

[... dele-bat ina] _hun_ ina _til itu_ ina _mul2-mul2_ in 16 _gu4-ud_ ina [_nim ud-da igi dib_ ...]

[... _ta_] 9# _en 14 8 u lal 10_ na _ta 15 en til itu#_ [...] [_itu-sig n_] 19 na-su _kur4_ a-pir musz ina _gub igi_ ana szamasz2 _sig ge6 1_ ina _zalag2#_ [...]

[_itu-sig n_] 19 na-su _kur4_ a-pir musz ina _gub igi_ ana szamasz2 _sig ge6 1_ ina _zalag2#_ [...]

[...] _gu4#-ud_ ina _nim ud-da szu2-szu2 dib ge6 4 sag ge6_ sin _sig gisz-kun_-A [_n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin x _dele_-sza2]-_igi_-_absin 1 kusz3 ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _sa4_-sza2-_absin 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ x# [...]

[... _ge6 9 sag_] _ge6_ sin ar2 _rin2_-sza2-_si 1 kusz3 ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab_ [_n n_ ...]

[...] 5#-30 _szu2 an-ku10_ sin _bar dib_ in 15 _me_ ana _szu2_ szamasz2 _ge6 14 1 me_ musz ina _zalag2_ [...]

[... _ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin] ar2 _si_-_masz2 2 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2#_ [_n n_ ...]

[...] _an# sig rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 2_/3 _kusz3 ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 5 kusz3 ge6 24#_ [...]

[... _ge6_] 25# ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_ is-le10 3 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat _sig szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_si 3 1_/2 [_kusz3_ ...]

[... _ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_] sin# ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 kusz3 ge6 27_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi masz-masz igi#_ [_n n_ ...]

[...] x# _itu bi ki-lam_ sze-im 3(_barig_) _pi zu2-lum_-_ma 1_(_gur_) _gur_ kas3 [...]

[...] ina _til itu_ ina _masz-masz gena_ ina _gir2-tab an_ ina _rin2 itu bi illu#_ [...] [_itu-szu_ ...] x# [...] 3(?)# _kusz3 1 gu4-ud_ [...]

[_itu-szu_ ...] x# [...] 3(?)# _kusz3 1 gu4-ud_ [...]

AI Translation

... when it became stationary to the west, .

... the equivalent was: barley, 3 panu .

... Venus was in Aries, at the end of the month, in Taurus; around the 16th, Mercury's first appearance in the east ..., omitted .

... from the 9th to the 14th, it receded 8 fingers, 10 was the na gauge; from the 15th to the end of the month, .

Month III, ... sunset to moonset: 19°; it was bright, earthshine, measured; it could be seen whighle the sun stood there; it was low to the sun. Night of the 1st, last part of the night, .

... Mercury's last appearance in the east ..., omitted. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below theta Leonis .

... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit ... gamma Virginis. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Virginis ... .

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Librae. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Scorpii .

... moonset to sunrise: 5° 30'; lunar eclipse, ..., omitted; at 15° before sunset. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 1°, measured; last part of the night, .

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Capricorni. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of delta Capricorni .

... Mars was 2/3 cubit below alpha Librae. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below alpha Arietis. Night of the 24th, .

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of alpha Tauri; last part of the night, Venus was 3 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri .

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of eta Geminorum. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Geminorum .

... ... That month, the equivalent was: barley, 3 panu; dates, 1 kurru; mustard, .

... at the end of the month, in Gemini; Saturn was in Scorpius; Mars was in Libra. That month, the river level .

Month IV, ... ... ... 3? cubits. The 1st, Mercury .

Human

... ... ...

... when it became stationary to the west, ...

... the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, 3 panu ...

... Venus was in Aries, at the end of the month, in Taurus; around the 16th, Mercury's first appearance in the east, ... omitted; ...

... from the 9th to the 14th, the river level receded 8 fingers, 10 was the na na-gauge; from the 15th to the end of the month, ...

Month III, ... sunset to moonset: 19°; it was bright, earthshine, measured; it could be seen while the sun stood there, it was low to the sun. Night of the 1st, last part of the night, ...

... Mercury's last appearance in the east, ... omitted. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below theta Leonis ...

... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit ... gamma Virginis. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Virginis ... ...

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Librae. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Scorpii ...

... moonset to sunrise: 5° 30'; lunar eclipse, ... omitted; at 15° before sunset. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 1°, measured; last part of the night, ...

... Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Capricorni. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of delta Capricorni ...

... Mars was 2/3 cubit below alpha Librae. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below alpha Arietis. Night of the 24th, ...

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 ??? in front of alpha Tauri; last part of the night, Venus was 3 1/2 cubits below beta Tauri ...

... Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of eta Geminorum. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Geminorum ...

... ... That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, 3 panu; dates, 1 kurru; mustard, ...

... at the end of the month, in Gemini; Saturn was in Scorpius; Mars was in Libra. That month, the river level ...

Month IV, ... ... ... 3? cubits. The 1st, Mercury ...

X201942: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 60_+57-_kam2 itu-du6 1 17_

_kur4_ a-pir ina _gub igi_ ina _igi genna 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_

_ge6 2_ sin ar2 _si4 2 kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_

2 _dir an za ge6 3_ sin ar2 szil-_pa_

2 1/2 _kusz3 3 dir an za ge6 5 sag ge6_

sin ar2 _an 1 kusz3_ ana _nim gub 5 si gin_

_ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin _sig si_-_masz2_

3 1/2 _kusz3 6 si szar2 ge6 7 sag ge6_

sin ina _igi suhur_-_igi 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

_ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _suhur_-ar2

2 _kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ dele-bat e _sa4_

2 _kusz3 8 15_ na _genna_

AI Translation

Year 57, month VII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 17°.

it was bright, earthshine, it could be seen while the sun stood there; it stood 1 1/2 cubits in front of Saturn to the west.

Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north.

The 2nd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi,

2 1/2 cubits. The 3rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night,

the moon stood 1 cubit behind Mars to the east. The 5th, the north wind blew.

Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni,

3 1/2 cubits. The 6th, gusty north wind. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni,

Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind delta Capricorni,

last part of the night, Venus was 2 cubits above alpha Virginis;

The 8th, sunrise to moonset: 15°; Saturn

Human

Year 117, month VII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 17°;

it was bright, earthshine, it could be seen while the sun stood there; it stood 1 1/2 cubits in front of Saturn to the west.

Night of the 2nd, the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii, the moon being 4 cubits high to the north.

The 2nd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 3rd, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi.

The 3rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night,

the moon stood 1 cubit behind Mars to the east. The 5th, the north wind blew.

Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni.

The 6th, gusty north wind. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni.

Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind delta Capricorni;

last part of the night, Venus was 2 cubits above alpha Virginis.

The 8th, sunset to setting of Saturn: 15°.

Reverse

Akkadian

in# 11 _genna_ ina _gir2-tab szu2 ge6_

13 _sag ge6_ sin _sig dur_-nu-nu

4 1/2 _kusz3 13 si gin ge6 14 3-20 me_

musz _sag ge6_ sin ar2

_mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 1 kusz3_ sin 6 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

14 40 _ninda szu2 si gin ge6 15_

4 _ge6_ a-kam2 musz ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2-mul2_

1 _kusz3_ sin 3 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

15 13 na musz

_illu 35_ na

AI Translation

around the 11th, Saturn's last appearance in Scorpius. Night

The 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below eta Piscium,

The 13th, the north wind blew. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 3° 20';

measured; beginning of the night, the moon was

1 cubit ... alpha Arietis, the moon being 6 cubits low to the south.

The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 40'; the north wind blew. Night of the 15th,

Night of the 4th, measured despite mist; last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind eta Tauri,

the moon being 3 cubits low to the south.

The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 13°, measured.

the river level rose 35 fingers,

Human

Around the 11th, Saturn's last appearance in Scorpius. Night

of the 13th, beginning of the night, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits below eta Piscium.

The 13th, the north wind blew. Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 3° 20',

measured; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind alpha

Arietis, the moon being 6 cubits low to the south.

The 14th, moonset to sunrise: 40'; the north wind blew. Night of the 15th,

sunset to moonrise: 4°; measured despite mist; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind eta Tauri,

the moon being 3 cubits low to the south.

The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 13°, measured.

The river level: 35 was the na na-gauge.

X201951: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[...] _gu4-ud_ [...]

[... _an-ku10_ szamasz2 ...] ki [_pap_] _nu igi_ [...]

[... _sig2_]-_hi--a 4 ma-na_ [...]

[...] _te-e_ ina _da sar_ [...]

[_sig ... ge6 3_ sin x] _mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-[_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal n n_ ...]

[... dele-bat ina _szu2_ ina _alla igi n_ na-su] in 4 _igi ge6 6_ [...]

[... _ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin ... ina _igi_] _genna# 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub#_ [...]

[...] x x x# [...]

[...] x# _ge6_ [...]

[...] x# [x] _mul2_(?)-_igi_ x x# [...]

[... _ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_(?) _mul2_-_kur_-sza2]-_dur_-nu-nu 5 _kusz3 ge6 22_ ina _zalag2#_ [...]

[... _ge6_] 24# ina _zalag2_ sin e is-le10 1/2 [_kusz3_ ...]

[...] x# _ge6 27_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig masz-masz_-ar2 4 _kusz3_ sin 1/2(?) _kusz3_(?)# ana _nim#_ [_dib_ ...]

[...] 3(_ban2_) sah-le10 1 _pi sze-gisz 5_(_ban2_) 3 qa kas3 2 _gur#_ [...]

[... _itu_] _bi# illu 1 kusz3 8 u lal pap 22_ na [...]

[_szu 1 ... 1 kak-ban_] _igi nu pap ge6 2_ sin ar2 _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 3_ [...]

[... _ge6 6_] _sag ge6_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_si 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 8 U ana _nim dib#_ [...]

[...] _ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa 2 kusz3#_ [...]

[... _ge6 14_] 6-30 _me_ musz _sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2#_ [_n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 15_] x# _ge6_ musz 15 12 na musz _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin [x _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-nu _n n_ ...]

[...] [x x x] 1 _kusz3 ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_(?) _mul2-mul2 1_+[x ...]

[...] x# 1/2 _kusz3 ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig mul2_-_igi_-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz#_ [_n n_ ...]

[...] _sag_-_a 1 kusz3_ ana _nim gub_(?) in _en 26 mul2-babbar_

[ana _nim_ ki _usz_-u2 2 1/2 _kusz3 ... usz_ ...] 29 _usan_ dele-bat e _gu4-ud 2 kusz3_

[... i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_] ina# _hun_ dele-bat ina A ina _murub4 itu_ ina _absin_

AI Translation

... Mercury ...

... solar eclipse ... when I watched I did not see it .

... wool, 4 minas .

... you draw ... in a ... .

Month III, ... Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... rho Leonis .

... Venus' first appearance in the west in Cancer; sunset to setting of Venus: nn°; ideal first appearance on the 4th. Night of the 6th, .

... Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Saturn to the west .

... ... Night .

... ... ... eta Piscium ... .

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below? eta Piscium. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, .

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit above alpha Tauri .

... ... Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Geminorum, the moon having passed 1/2? cubit to the east .

... 3 sutu; cress, 1 panu; sesame, 5 sutu 3 qa; mustard, 2 kurru .

... That month, the river level receded 1 cubit 8 fingers, total: 22 was the na gauge .

Month IV, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... The 1st, Sirius' first appearance; I did not watch. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Virginis. Night of the 3rd, .

... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits below beta Librae, the moon having passed 8 fingers to the east .

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi .

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 6° 30', measured; beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Capricorni .

... Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: x#, measured. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 12°, measured. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... eta Piscium .

... ... 1 cubit. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 1+x mm in front? of eta Tauri .

... ... 1/2 cubit. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... below eta Geminorum .

... it stood 1 cubit ... epsilon Leonis to the east. Around the 26th, Jupiter's

when it became stationary to the east, it became stationary 2 1/2 cubits ... it became stationary ... The 29th, first part of the night, Venus was 2 cubits above Mercury

... At that time, Jupiter was in Aries; Venus was in Leo, in the middle of the month, in Virgo;

Human

... Mercury? ...

... solar eclipse ... when I watched I did not see it ...

...wool, 4 minas ...

... ... ...

Month III ... Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... rho Leonis ...

... Venus' first appearance in the west in Cancer; sunset to setting of Venus: nn°, ideal first appearance on the 4th. Night of the 6th, ...

... Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Saturn to the west ...

... ... ...

... ... Night ...

... ... star ... ...

... Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below? eta Piscium. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, ...

... Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit above alpha Tauri ...

... ... Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits below beta Geminorum, the moon having passed 1/2? cubit? to the east ...

... 3 sutu; cress, 1 panu; sesame, 5 sutu 3 qa; mustard, 2 kur ...

... That month, the river level receded 1 cubit 8 fingers, total: 22 was the na na-gauge ...

Month IV, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... The 1st, Sirius' first appearance; I did not watch. Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Virginis. Night of the 3rd, ...

... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 ??? below beta Librae, the moon having passed 8 fingers to the east ...

... Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind theta Ophiuchi ...

... Night of the 14th, moonrise to sunset: 6° 30', measured; beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind delta Capricorni ...

... Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: x#, measured. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 12°, measured. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was ... eta Piscium ...

... ... 1 cubit. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 1+x ... in front? of eta Tauri ...

... ... 1/2 cubit. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was ... below eta Geminorum ...

... it stood? 1 cubit ... epsilon Leonis to the east. Around the 26th, when Jupiter

became stationary to the east, it became stationary 2 1/2 cubits ... The 29th, first part of the night, Venus was 2 cubits above Mercury

... At that time, Jupiter was in Aries; Venus was in Leo, in the middle of the month, in Virgo;

Reverse

Akkadian

[_ne 30_ ...] ana _si nim ge6 2_ sin ina _igi_ x x#

[... _ge6_] 5 _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi_

_mul2_-e-[sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab n n_ ...] _kusz3_(?)# _ge6 8_ ina _zalag2 an sig sag_-_a 3 kusz3_

[... _ge6_] 11 _sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-ar2-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2_

[_n n_ ...] [x] _kusz3 ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_

[_mul2_-_igi_(?)-sza2-_sag_-_hun n n ... ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_] _mul2-mul2 4 kusz3_ sin 2/3 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib_

[...] _dib_(?)# ina _zalag2 an_ e _lugal 8 u ge6 23_

[... sin ina _igi_] _an# 2 kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub ge6 25_

[...] dele-bat _sig rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1_/2 _kusz3_

[... i-nu-szu2 _mul2_]-_babbar#_ ina _hun_ dele-bat ina _absin_ ina _murub4 itu_ ina [_rin2_]

[...] [_kin 1 ... ge6 2_ sin x] _rin2_-sza2-_si 1 2_/3# _kusz3_ e _genna 1 2_/3 _kusz3_ sin [...]

[_kin 1 ... ge6 2_ sin x] _rin2_-sza2-_si 1 2_/3# _kusz3_ e _genna 1 2_/3 _kusz3_ sin [...]

[... _an_] ar2 _lugal 10 si ge6 4 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4#_-[szil-_pa n n_]

[... _ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin _sig si_]-_masz2 2 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib ge6 9 sag_ [_ge6_ ...]

[... _ge6_] 13 _usan_ dele-bat e _mul2#_-_murub4_-sza2-_sag#_-[_gir2-tab n n_ ...]

[...] _ge6 15 6 ge6_ musz# [ina] _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2#-[sza2-_sag_-_hun n n_ ...]

[... _ge6 17_ ina] _zalag2#_ sin e is#-le10 1 _kusz3 ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin [...]

[...] _ge6_ [x] _usan_ dele-bat e _si4 2 kusz3_ ina(?) [...]

[... _ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin x] _mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal 1_+[x ...]

[... _ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_] sin ar2 _giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 3 kusz3_ [...]

[... x]+7 _kur_ musz _ge6 29 usan_ dele-bat e(?) [_mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa n n_ ...]

[...] i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _hun_ dele-bat ina [...]

[...] na

AI Translation

Month V, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... high to the north. Night of the 2nd, the moon was ... in front of .

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of

beta Scorpii ... cubits?. Night of the 8th, last part of the night, Mars was 3 cubits below epsilon Leonis.

... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of delta Capricorni

... x cubits. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of

beta? Arietis ... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits below eta Tauri, the moon having passed 2/3 cubit to the east.

... passed?; last part of the night, Mars was 8 fingers above alpha Leonis. Night of the 23rd,

... the moon stood 2 cubits in front of Mars to the west. Night of the 25th,

... Venus was 1/2 cubit below alpha Librae

... At that time, Jupiter was in Aries; Venus was in Virgo, in the middle of the month, in Libra

... ... Night of the 1st, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 2/3 cubits ... beta Librae, 1 2/3 cubits above Saturn, the moon being .

Month VI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 2/3 cubits ... beta Librae, 1 2/3 cubits above Saturn, the moon being .

... Mars was 10 fingers behind alpha Leonis. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of theta Ophiuchi

... Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, .

... Night of the 13th, first part of the night, Venus was ... above delta Scorpii .

... Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 6°, measured; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Arietis .

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit above alpha Tauri. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon .

... Night of the xth, first part of the night, Venus was 2 cubits above alpha Scorpii; in? .

... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1+x mm ... rho Leonis .

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind beta Virginis .

... moonrise to sunrise: x+7°, measured. Night of the 29th, first part of the night, Venus was ... above? theta Ophiuchi .

... At that time, Jupiter was in Aries; Venus was in .

Human

Month V, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, ... high to the north. Night of the 2nd, the moon was in front of ...

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of beta

Scorpii ... cubits? ... Night of the 8th, last part of the night, Mars was 3 cubits below epsilon Leonis

... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of delta Capricorni

... ... cubits. Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of

beta? Arietis ... Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits below eta Tauri, the moon having passed 2/3 cubit to the east.

... passed?; last part of the night, Mars was 8 fingers above alpha Leonis. Night of the 23rd,

... the moon stood 2 cubits in front of Mars to the west. Night of the 25th,

... Venus was 1/2 cubit below alpha Librae.

... At that time, Jupiter was in Aries; Venus was in Virgo, in the middle of the month, in Libra;

...

Month VI, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, ... Night of the 2nd, the moon was 1 2/3 cubits ... beta Librae, 1 2/3 cubits above Saturn, the moon being ...

... Mars was 10 fingers behind alpha Leonis. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... in front of theta Ophiuchi

... Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below beta Capricorni, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 9th, beginning of the night, ...

... Night of the 13th, first part of the night, Venus was ... above delta Scorpii ...

... Night of the 15th, sunset to moonrise: 6°; measured; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Arietis ...

... Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit above alpha Tauri. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon ...

... Night of the xth, first part of the night, Venus was 2 cubits above alpha Scorpii; in? ...

... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 1+x ... rho Leonis ...

... Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits behind beta Virginis ...

... moonrise to sunrise: x+7°, measured. Night of the 29th, first part of the night, Venus was ... above? theta Ophiuchi ...

... At that time, Jupiter was in Aries; Venus was in ...

... was the na na-gauge.

X201952: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu-1-56-kam2 itu#-du6_ [_ge6_]

16 _dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin# [x]

_szur_-_ulu3 2 kusz3 16 dir an#_ [x]

_ge6 17 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_(!)

_mul2#_-ar2-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana# [_ulu3 sig_]

17 _dir sal an za ge6 18_

_dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig masz-masz_-_igi_

4 _kusz3 18_ (erasure)

_dir an za ge6 19 dir an za_

ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3_

3 _kusz3 19 dir an za ge6 20_

_dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig sag_-_a#_

4 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ [ana x x]

AI Translation

Year 156, month VII, night

The 16th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was

2 cubits ... zeta Tauri. The 16th, clouds ... the sky.

Night of the 17th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was

mu Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south.

The 17th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 18th,

clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below alpha Geminorum,

4 cubits. The 18th,

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 19th, clouds were in the sky.

last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of delta Cancri

The 19th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 20th,

clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits below epsilon Leonis,

the moon being 1/2 cubit .

Human

Year 116, month VII, night

of the 16th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was

2 cubits ... zeta Tauri. The 16th, clouds ... the sky.

Night of the 17th, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of

mu Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit low to the south.

The 17th, thin clouds were in the sky. Night of the 18th,

clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 4 cubits ??? alpha Geminorum.

The 18th,

clouds were in the sky. Night of the 19th, clouds were in the sky;

last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of delta Cancri.

The 19th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 20th,

clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was 4 1/2 cubits below epsilon Leonis,

the moon being 1/2 cubit ...

Reverse

Akkadian

20 _dir an za ge6 21 dir an# za_

ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _lugal 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_

ana _si nim 21 dir an dib_

_ge6 22 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin

_sig gisz-kun_-_a 4 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_

ana _nim dib 22 dir an za_

_ge6 23 dir an za_ ina _zalag2_ sin

ar2 _giri3_-ar2 1 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_

ana _si nim_ ina _igi an 2 1_/2 [_kusz3_]

ana _szu2 gub_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _si_ [_nim_]

23 _dir an za si gin_

_ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin [x]

AI Translation

The 20th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 21st, clouds were in the sky.

last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Leonis, the moon being 1 cubit

high to the north. The 21st, clouds crossed the sky.

Night of the 22nd, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was

4 cubits below theta Leonis, the moon being 1/2 cubit

having passed ... to the east. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 23rd, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits behind beta Virginis, the moon being 1 cubit

high to the north, 2 1/2 cubits in front of Mars

to the west, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north.

The 23rd, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was

Human

The 20th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 21st, clouds were in the sky;

last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind alpha Leonis, the moon being 1 cubit

high to the north. The 21st, clouds crossed the sky.

Night of the 22nd, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was

4 cubits below theta Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit

to the east. The 22nd, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 23rd, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits behind beta Virginis, the moon being 1 cubit

high to the north, it stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Mars

to the west, the moon being 2 cubits high to the north.

The 23rd, clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew.

Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was

Top

Akkadian

[_dele_-sza2]-_igi_(?)-_absin_(?) 2/3# _kusz3_ x x x#

x x x x#

AI Translation

2/3 cubit ... gamma Virginis .

......;

Human

2/3 cubit ... gamma Virginis ...

...

Left

Akkadian

_ge6 25_ ina _zalag2#_ sin ar2

_sa4_-[sza2-_absin n n ge6 26_] ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi#_ [_rin2_-sza2-_ulu3_]

AI Translation

Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind beta

Virginis. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was ... in front of alpha Librae,

Human

Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha

Virginis. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2? cubits in front of alpha Librae.

X201953: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 60_+56-_kam2# itu-apin 1 12-20#_+[x]

na-su _dir_ musz 1 kal _me dir an za_

_ge6 2 dir an za_ ina _zalag2 an sig_

_dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 8 si 2 dir an za_

_si gin ge6 3 dir an za_

[sin] ina _igi_ dele-bat 2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_

[sin N] _kusz3_ ana _si nim 3_ kal _me_

[_dir_] _an# za si gin ge6 4 sag ge6_

[sin ar2 _si_]-_masz2# 2 kusz3_ sin 2 5/6 _kusz3_

[ana _ulu3 sig 4_(?)] _dir an za ge6 5 sag ge6_

[sin x x _mul2_]-_igi 6 si_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_

AI Translation

Year 156, month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 12° 20+x'.

measured despite clouds. The 1st, all day clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 2nd, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, Mars was

8 fingers ... gamma Virginis. The 2nd, clouds were in the sky.

the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd, clouds were in the sky;

the moon stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Venus to the west.

the moon being nn cubits high to the north. The 3rd, all day

clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 2 cubits behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 5/6 cubits

low to the south. The 4th?, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 6 fingers ... eta Tauri, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west.

Human

Year 116, month VIII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 12° 20+x';

measured despite clouds. The 1st, all day clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 2nd, clouds were in the sky; last part of the night, Mars ??? fingers below gamma

Virginis. The 2nd, clouds were in the sky,

the north wind blew. Night of the 3rd, clouds were in the sky;

the moon stood 2 1/2 cubits in front of Venus to the west,

the moon being nn cubits high to the north. The 3rd, all day

clouds were in the sky, the north wind blew. Night of the 4th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 2 cubits behind beta Capricorni, the moon being 2 5/6 cubits

low to the south. The 4th?, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night,

the moon was 6 fingers ... gamma Capricorni, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west.

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _an# za 6_ kal _me_

[...]

AI Translation

... were in the sky. The 6th, all day

Human

... were in the sky. The 6th, all day

...

X201954: astronomical-diary tablet

Hellenistic Oracc

Obverse

Akkadian

[_ge6 16_ ina] _zalag2#_ sin e _mul2_-_tur 1 kusz3_ i sin ana _nim dib 16 gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_

[ina _masz2 szu2_ x x x] 16# szamasz2 _gub# nu pap ge6 17_ sin ina _igi giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1 2_/3 _kusz3 ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin

[ina _igi dele_]-sza2#-_igi_-_absin 2 kusz3 ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi sa4_-sza2-_absin 2 kusz3_

[_ge6_] 20 ina _zalag2_ sin e _an_ x# 6 _si ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _rin2_-_ulu3 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ i sin ana _nim dib 21 kak-ban#_ ana _me e_-a

[x x x x] _dir an za ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi mul2_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 2 kusz3_ ina _igi genna_ [x]+1/2 _kusz3_

ana _szu2 gub_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim dir an za 22_ kal _u4 dir an za ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _si4 2 1_/2 _kusz3_

sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 23 dir an za ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 szil-_pa 1 kusz3 24_ kal _u4 dir an dib#_

_an_ x x x# _dir an za 27 17 kur_ musz sin ar2 _gu4 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub_ [x x x] _gu4-ud_

[x x x] in 24 _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _masz2 igi 27_ ina _kin-sig dir# an dib an utah#_

[x kal(?)] _u4# dir an dib an_ ne2-hi _kusz-e-sir2 tuh 29 dir an za# 30 dir_ [_an_] _za#_

_itu bi# ki-lam sze_ ina _sag itu 2_(_barig_) _pi_ ina _murub4 itu 2_(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) ina _til itu 2_(_barig_) 2(_ban2_) _zu2 1_(_gur_) _gur#_

4(_ban2_)(?) kas3# [1(_gur_)] _gur# 1_(_barig_) 5(_ban2_)(?) sah 1 a-mar _sze-gisz-i3 5_(_ban2_) _sig2-hi--a 4 ma-na_ i-nu-szu2

_mul2#-babbar_ ina _hun_ dele-bat ina _gu_ ina _til itu_ ina zib-_me_ in 24 _gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _gu_ (sic) _igi genna_ ina _gir2-tab an_ ina(?) _rin2_(?)#

_itu# bi illu ta 19 en til itu 1_/2 (_kusz3_) _gin pap 28_ na [_itu-ab_] 1 17-30 na-su _kur4_ a-pir musz _dir an za u4-1-kam2_ kal _u4 dir an dib_

[_itu-ab_] 1 17-30 na-su _kur4_ a-pir musz _dir an za u4-1-kam2_ kal _u4 dir an dib_

[x x _pisan_] i-s,a _dib ge6 2 sag ge6 dir an dib 3_ (sic) kal _u4 dir an dib_

[x x x x] _ge6 3 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi_ dele-bat 2 _kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

AI Translation

Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit above rho Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. The 16th, Mercury's last appearance in the west

last appearance in Capricorn ... The 16th, solstice; I did not watch. Night of the 17th, the moon was 1 2/3 cubits in front of beta Virginis. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 cubits in front of gamma Virginis. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Virginis,

Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was ... 6 fingers above Mars. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above alpha Librae, the moon having passed a little to the east. The 21st, Sirius' acronychal rising.

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Scorpii, it stood x+1/2 cubits in front of Saturn

to the west, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north; clouds were in the sky. The 22nd, all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Scorpii,

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind theta Ophiuchi. The 24th, all day clouds crossed the sky.

... clouds were in the sky. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 17°, measured; the moon stood 1 1/2 cubits behind Mercury to the east ... Mercury's

... Around the 24th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Capricorn. The 27th, in the afternoon, clouds crossed the sky, rain shower.

... all? day clouds crossed the sky, slow rain so that the sandal was removed. The 29th, clouds were in the sky. The 30th, clouds were in the sky.

That month, the equivalent was: barley, in the beginning of the month, 2 panu, in the middle of the month, 2 panu 1 sutu, at the end of the month, 2 panu 2 sutu; dates, 1 kurru;

4 sutu?; mustard, 1 kurru 1 panu 5 sutu?; cress, 1 calf; sesame, 5 sutu; wool, 4 minas. At that time,

Jupiter was in Aries; Venus was in Aquarius, at the end of the month, in Pisces; around the 24th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Aquariussic; Saturn was in Scorpius; Mars was in Libra?.

That month, the river level from the 19th to the end of the month rose 1/2 cubit, total: 28 was the na gauge.

Month X, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 17° 30'; it was bright, earthshine, measured; clouds were in the sky. The 1st, all day clouds crossed the sky.

... a little PISAN DIB. Night of the 2nd, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky. The 3rdsic, all day clouds crossed the sky.

... Night of the 3rd, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of Venus, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south.

Human

Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit above rho Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. The 16th, Mercury's last appearance in the west

in Capricorn ... ... The 16th, solstice; I did not watch. Night of the 17th, the moon was 1 2/3 cubits in front of beta Virginis. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 cubits in front of gamma Virginis. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Virginis.

Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was ... 6 fingers above Mars. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above alpha Librae, the moon having passed a little to the east. The 21st, Sirius' acronychal rising.

... clouds were in the sky. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of beta Scorpii, it stood x+1/2 cubits in front of Saturn

to the west, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north; clouds were in the sky. The 22nd, all day clouds were in the sky. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits above alpha Scorpii,

the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 23rd, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind theta Ophiuchi. The 24th, all day clouds crossed the sky.

... clouds were in the sky. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 17°, measured; the moon stood 1 1/2 cubits behind Mercury to the east ... Mercury

... around the 24th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Capricorn. The 27th, in the afternoon, clouds crossed the sky, rain shower

... all? day clouds crossed the sky, slow rain so that the sandal was removed. The 29th, clouds were in the sky. The 30th, clouds were in the sky.

That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, in the beginning of the month 2 panu, in the middle of the month 2 panu 1 sutu, at the end of the month 2 panu 2 sutu; dates, 1 kurru

4 sutu?; mustard, 1 kur 1 panu 5 sutu?; cress, 1 ...; sesame, 5 sutu; wool, 4 minas. At that time,

Jupiter was in Aries; Venus was in Aquarius, at the end of the month, in Pisces; around the 24th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Aquariussic; Saturn was in Scorpius; Mars was in Libra?.

That month, the river level from the 19th to the end of the month rose 1/2 cubit, total: 28 was the na na-gauge.

Month X, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 17° 30'; it was bright, earthshine, measured; clouds were in the sky. The 1st, all day clouds crossed the sky.

... a little PISAN DIB. Night of the 2nd, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky. The 3rdsic, all day clouds crossed the sky.

... Night of the 3rd, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of Venus, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south.

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] _ge6 5 sag ge6#_ sin _sig mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-nu

[_n n_ ...] x# _ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-ar2-sza2-_sag_-_hun 5 kusz3#_

[ina _igi mul2-babbar_] 1# _kusz3_ ana _szu2 gub_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

_ge6 7 sag ge6#_ sin ina _igi mul2-mul2# 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 4 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ kal _ge6 dir an dib an utah#_

7# ina sze(?)-ri3(?)# _szu2 an utah ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin e is-le10 2/3 _kusz3_ i sin ana _szu2 lal_

_ge6 9_ kal [_ge6 dir_] _an# dib an_ ne2-hi _pisan_ i-s,a _dib 9_ kal _u4 szu2-szu2 an_ na-al-szu2

_ge6 10 sag ge6#_ [sin e _masz-masz_]-sza2-_sipa# 3 2_/3 _kusz3_ i sin ana _nim dib ge6 11 sag ge6_ sin

_sig masz-masz_-ar2 1 _kusz3_ [...] _dir an dib# 12 7-30 szu2 dir_ musz _ge6 13 12-30 me_

_dir_ musz ina _zalag2_ sin x _lugal#_ [_n n_ sin _n n_ ana _nim_(?)] _dib# 13 5_ na musz _ge6 14 2 ge6 dir_ musz

ina _zalag2_ sin _sig gisz-kun_-_a 3 kusz3_ sin# 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib ge6 15 szu2-szu2_

ina _zalag2 dir# an dib 15 dir an dib_ ina sze-ri3 _an_ [x] kal _me szu2-szu2_

_ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 1_(?) _kusz3_ sin(?) 1/2(?) _kusz3_(?) [x x]

ana _nim dib ge6 17 szu2-szu2 17 dir an dib ge6 18 szu2-szu2_

x# _dir an dib 18 dir an dib an_ ne2-hi _e-sir2 nu tuh_

_ulu3_(?)# _gin ge6 19 sag ge6 dir an dib an dul_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2

[_rin2_]-sza2-_si 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_ ar2 _an 3 kusz3_ ana _nim_

[_gub ge6_] 20# ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 1 kusz3_ ar2 _an 6 kusz3_ ana _nim#_

AI Translation

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below eta Piscium

... ... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below alpha Arietis

it stood 1 cubit in front of Jupiter to the west, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south.

Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south; all night clouds crossed the sky, rain shower.

The 7th, in the morning?, overcast, rain shower. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit above alpha Tauri, the moon being a little back to the west.

Night of the 9th, all night clouds crossed the sky, slow rain, a little PISAN DIB. The 9th, all day very overcast, slow rain,

Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 2/3 cubits above gamma Geminorum, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1 cubit below beta Geminorum ... clouds crossed the sky. The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 7° 30', measured despite clouds. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 12° 30'.

measured despite clouds; last part of the night, the moon was ... alpha Leonis, the moon having passed ... to the east?. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 5°, measured. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 2°, measured despite clouds;

last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits below theta Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 15th, very overcast;

last part of the night, clouds crossed the sky. The 15th, clouds crossed the sky; in the morning, rain ... all day very overcast.

Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1? cubit above gamma Virginis, the moon? being 1/2? cubit? .

having passed ... to the east. Night of the 17th, very overcast. The 17th, clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 18th, very overcast,

... clouds crossed the sky. The 18th, clouds crossed the sky, slow rain, but the sandal was not removed.

the south? wind blew. Night of the 19th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL; last part of the night, the moon was

beta Librae, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south, it stood 3 cubits behind Mars to the east.

Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Scorpii, it stood 6 cubits behind Mars to the east.

Human

... Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below eta Piscium

... ... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below alpha Arietis,

it stood 1 cubit in front of Jupiter to the west, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits low to the south.

Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits in front of eta Tauri, the moon being 4 cubits low to the south; all night clouds crossed the sky, rain shower.

The 7th, in the morning?, overcast, rain shower. Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit above alpha Tauri, the moon being a little back to the west.

Night of the 9th, all night clouds crossed the sky, slow rain, alpha ??? PISAN DIB. The 9th, all day very overcast, dew.

Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 2/3 cubits above gamma Geminorum, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was

1 cubit below beta Geminorum ... clouds crossed the sky. The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 7° 30', measured despite clouds. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 12° 30',

measured despite clouds; last part of the night, the moon was ... above? alpha Leonis, the moon having passed ... to the east?. The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 5°, measured. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 2°, measured despite clouds;

last part of the night, the moon was 3 cubits below theta Leonis, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. Night of the 15th, very overcast;

last part of the night, clouds crossed the sky. The 15th, clouds crossed the sky; in the morning, rain ... all day very overcast.

Night of the 16th, last part of the night, the moon was 1? cubit above gamma Virginis, the moon having passed 1/2? cubit? ...

to the east. Night of the 17th, very overcast. The 17th, clouds crossed the sky. Night of the 18th, very overcast,

... clouds crossed the sky. The 18th, clouds crossed the sky, slow rain but the sandal was not removed;

the south? wind blew. Night of the 19th, beginning of the night, clouds crossed the sky, rain DUL; last part of the night, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits behind beta Librae, the moon being 2 cubits low to the south, it stood 3 cubits behind Mars to the east.

Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind beta Scorpii, it stood 6 cubits behind Mars to the east.

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Akkadian

[_gub_ ...] _ta# 11 en 16 1_/2(?) _kusz3 gin pap 19_ na

[... _en_] 20 1/2 _kusz3 lal pap 22_ na

AI Translation

stood ... from the 11th to the 16th, it rose 1/2? cubit, total: 19 was the na gauge

... until the 20th, it receded 1/2 cubit, total: 22 was the na gauge.

Human

... from the 11th to the 16th, the river level rose 1/2? cubit, total: 19 was the na na-gauge;

... until the 20th, it receded 1/2 cubit, total: 22 was the na na-gauge.

Left

Akkadian

[...] [x x x] _gub_

[...] [x x x x x]

AI Translation

... stands ...

Human

... ... stood.

... ...

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Obverse

Akkadian

_mu 60_+56-_kam2 ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin

_sig gisz-kun_-_a 3 kusz3 10 si gin ge6 11#_

_si gin sag ge6_ sin ar2 _giri3_-ar2 1 1/2 _kusz3_

sin 1 _kusz3 6 si_ ana _si nim 11 dir an za_

_si gin ge6 12 dir an za sag ge6_ sin

ar2 _dele 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _si nim_ ina _zalag2 szu2_

12 1-30 _szu2 dir nu pap dir an dib an utah_

_ge6 13 10-10 me dir nu pap_ kal _ge6 im szar2_

13 7 na musz _si gin gu4-ud_ ina _szu2_ ina _hun_

_igi kur nim_-a 15 na-su in 11 _igi_

_ge6# 14 5-40 ge6_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _rin2_-sza2-_ulu3_

[_n n_ sin] 1/2 _kusz3#_ ana _szu2 lal_ ina _igi an 2 kusz3 kusz3_

[ana _szu2 gub_] 14# _dir an za ge6 15_ ina _zalag2#_

[sin ar2] _rin2#_-sza2-_si 3 kusz3_ sin#

AI Translation

Year 156. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was

3 cubits below theta Leonis. The 10th, the north wind blew. Night of the 11th,

the north wind blew; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Virginis,

the moon being 1 cubit 6 fingers high to the north. The 11th, clouds were in the sky.

the north wind blew. Night of the 12th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north; last part of the night, overcast.

The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 1° 30'; clouds, I did not watch; clouds crossed the sky, rain shower.

Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 10° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; all night gusty wind.

The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 7°, measured; the north wind blew; Mercury's first appearance in the west in Aries;

ideal first appearance on the east side; rising of Saturn to sunrise: 15°; ideal first appearance on the 11th.

Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 5° 40'; last part of the night, the moon was ... above alpha Librae,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west, it stood 2 cubits in front of Mars to the west.

to the west. The 14th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, last part of the night,

the moon was 3 cubits behind beta Librae, the moon being

Human

Year 116. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was

3 cubits below theta Leonis. The 10th, the north wind blew. Night of the 11th,

the north wind blew; beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind beta Virginis,

the moon being 1 cubit 6 fingers high to the north. The 11th, clouds were in the sky,

the north wind blew. Night of the 12th, clouds were in the sky; beginning of the night, the moon was

1 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis, the moon being 1 1/2 cubits high to the north; last part of the night, overcast.

The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 1° 30'; clouds, I did not watch; clouds crossed the sky, rain shower.

Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 10° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; all night gusty wind.

The 13th, sunrise to moonset: 7°, measured; the north wind blew; Mercury's first appearance in the west in Aries;

it was bright and high, sunset to setting of Mercury: 15°; ideal first appearance on the 11th.

Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 5° 40'; last part of the night, the moon was ... above alpha Librae,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west, it stood 2 cubits in front of Mars

to the west. The 14th, clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, last part of the night,

the moon was 3 cubits behind beta Librae, the moon being

Reverse

Akkadian

[_n n_ ana _ulu3_] _sig ge6 16_ ina _zalag2_

[sin e _si4_ x]+1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_

[ar2 _genna_ x]+1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim_ (_gub_) 16 _si gin_

[_ge6_] 17# _si gin_ ina _zalag2_ sin e szil-_pa_

1 1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal_

18 _si gin itu-ziz2 en 30 1 kusz3 8 si lal_

_itu-ziz2 en 30 1 kusz3 8 si lal_

_pap 23_ na _itu_-(_sze_) _ta 1 en 14_

8 _si lal pap 25_ na

AI Translation

low to the south. Night of the 16th, last part of the night,

the moon was x+1/2 cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west.

it stood x+1/2 cubits behind Saturn to the east. The 16th, the north wind blew.

Night of the 17th, the north wind blew; last part of the night, the moon was ... above theta Ophiuchi,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west.

The 18th, the north wind blew. Month XI, until the 30th, it receded 1 cubit 8 fingers,

Month XI, until the 30th, it receded 1 cubit 8 fingers,

total: 23 was the na na-gauge. Month XII, from the 1st to the 14th,

receded 8 fingers, total: 25 was the na na-gauge;

Human

... low to the south. Night of the 16th, last part of the night,

the moon was x+1/2 cubits above alpha Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west,

it stood x+1/2 cubits behind Saturn to the east. The 16th, the north wind blew.

Night of the 17th, the north wind blew; last part of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits above theta Ophiuchi,

the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west.

The 18th, the north wind blew.

Month XI, until the 30th, the river level receded 1 cubit 8 fingers,

total: 23 was the na na-gauge; month XII, from the 1st to the 14th,

it receded 8 fingers, total: 25 was the na na-gauge.

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Akkadian

AI Translation

Human

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Obverse

Akkadian

_mu#-1-54-kam2 itu-bar#_ [...]

_ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin ar2 [_giri3_-ar2-sza2-A]

2 1/2 _kusz3_ ana lib3-bi-szu2 kun-nu

10 _ulu3 gin_ ina _kin_-(_sig_) _dir an za_

_ge6 11 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin_

1 _kusz3_ sin 1 _kusz3_ ana _ulu3 sig_

ina _zalag2 szu2 11 dir an#_ [x]

_an_ ne _e-sir2_ [(_nu_) _tuh_]

_ge6 12 dir an dib#_ [x]

AI Translation

Year 154, month I, .

Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Virginis,

it was set 2 1/2 cubits in its interior.

The 10th, the south wind blew; in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 1/2 cubits behind gamma Virginis,

the moon being 1 cubit low to the south.

last part of the night, overcast. The 11th, clouds ... the sky,

rain, but the sandal was not removed.

Night of the 12th, clouds crossed the sky .

Human

Year 114, month I, ...

Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits behind beta Virginis,

it was set towards its inside.

The 10th, the south wind blew; in the afternoon, clouds were in the sky.

Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit behind gamma Virginis,

the moon being 1 cubit low to the south;

last part of the night, overcast. The 11th, clouds ... the sky,

slow rain so that the sandal was not removed.

Night of the 12th, clouds crossed the sky ...

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Akkadian

[...] [x x] [...]

[...] [x] [...]

AI Translation

Human

... ... ...

... ... ...

Reverse

Akkadian

[...] kal _me_ [...]

[x x] _ge6 10_+[x ...]

_dir an dib an utah_ [...]

13 7-40 _szu2 dir nu pap#_

ina sze-ri3 _dir an dib# an utah_

_ge6 14 dir an za_ sin ar2(?)

_rin2_-sza2-[x] 1 _kusz3_ sin 2 _kusz3_(?)

ana _si_(?)# _nim_(?) kal _ge6 szu2-szu2 15 2_ na

_illu# ta 9 en 11_

[N] _kusz3# gin_ x x x#

AI Translation

... all day ...

... Night of the 10+xth, .

clouds crossed the sky, rain shower .

The 13th, moonset to sunrise: 7° 40'; clouds, I did not watch.

in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, rain shower.

Night of the 14th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was behind?

1 cubit ... beta Librae, the moon being 2 cubits?

high? to the north?; all night very overcast. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 2°;

The river level from the 9th to the 11th

the river level rose nn cubits .

Human

... all day ...

... Night of the 10+xth, ...

clouds crossed the sky, rain shower ...

the 13th, moonset to sunrise: 7° 40'; clouds, I did not watch;

in the morning, clouds crossed the sky, rain shower.

Night of the 14th, clouds were in the sky; the moon was 1 cubit behind?

alpha/beta Librae, the moon being 2 cubits?

high? to the north; all night very overcast. The 15th, sunrise to moonset: 2°.

The river level from the 9th to the 11th

rose nn cubits ...

Left

Akkadian

[...] _an-bar7 an dul_ [...]

AI Translation

... at noon, rain DUL .

Human

... around noon, rain DUL ...

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Obverse

Akkadian

[_mu 60_+54-_kam2_ (disz)an-ti-'u-uk-su u (disz)an-ti-'u-uk-su A-szu2 _lugal-mesz du6 1 n_] na-su _kur4_ a-pir musz _szu2-szu2 ge6 2 szu2-szu2 2 szu2-szu2 ge6# 3_ sin ar2 _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-[_pa n n_]

[... _ge6 6_] _sag# ge6_ sin ar2 _si_-_masz2 2_/3 _kusz3 ge6 7 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 1 kusz3 ge6 8#_ [x x x x]

[... _ge6 12 sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2_]-_igi#_-sza2-_sag_-_hun 6 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 12 13-30 szu2_ musz 12 _genna_ ina _rin2 igi 15_ na-su in 10 _igi#_ [x x]

[x x x] _me dir nu pap_ x x 2#-20+[x] na _dir nu pap ge6 14_ x# _ge6 dir nu pap im szar2_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_ is-le10 1/2 _kusz3 ge6 15_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_ulu3# 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana [x x]

[15(?) _szu2_]-_szu2_(?)# _ge6 16 szu2-szu2_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _masz-masz_-sza2-_sipa 1 kusz3 8 si 16 szu2-szu2 ge6 17 szu2-szu2_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig masz-masz_-_igi 5 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal 17 szu2-szu2 ge6 18 szu2-szu2 an dul_-hat _ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin#

[ina _igi_] _sag#_-_a 1 kusz3 19 gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina _rin2 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ ar2 _genna_ ana _nim igi kur 16_ na-su in 17 _igi ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig lugal 6 si_ sin i-s,a ana _nim dib ge6 21_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi an 1 kusz3_

[ana _szu2 gub_ ina] _igi gisz-kun_-_a 1 kusz3 ge6 22_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 1 kusz3_ ina _zalag2 an sig gisz-kun_-_a 4 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi dele 2 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 24_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi_

_sa4_-sza2-_absin 2# 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 25_ ina _zalag2 gu4-ud_ e _rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin ina _igi rin2_-sza2-_ulu3 2 kusz3_ ina _igi gu4-ud 2 kusz3 sig genna 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib 27 12 kur_ musz

_ge6 29_ ina _zalag2 gu4-ud sig rin2_-sza2-_si 3 kusz3 itu bi ki-lam sze 4_(_barig_) _pi zu2-lum 1_(_gur_) _gur 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) kas3 1(_gur_) _gur 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) sah-le10 2(_barig_) 5(_ban2_) _sze-gisz 1 pi sig2-hi--a 4 ma-na_ a-na 1 _gin2 ku3-babbar_ ep2-szu2#

sza2 ina _kur sum_-nu i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar#_ ina _gu_ in 17 [_gu4-ud_ ina] _nim#_ ina _rin2 igi_ in 10 _genna_ ina _rin2 igi an_ ina A dele-bat sza2 _szu2_-u2 _nu igi itu bi illu ta 10 en 15 1 kusz3 gin pap 26_ na

_ta 15 en 23 1_/2 _kusz3_ [_lal pap_] 29# na [_ta 24 en_] _til# itu 1_/2 _kusz3 gin pap 23_ na _apin 30 16#_ na musz _ge6 4_ [sin _sig si_-_masz2 n n_ sin N] _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 5 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 3 kusz3 ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-[nu _n n_]

_apin 30 16#_ na musz _ge6 4_ [sin _sig si_-_masz2 n n_ sin N] _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 5 sag ge6_ sin ina _igi mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_suhur_-_masz2 3 kusz3 ge6 10 sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_dur_-nu-[nu _n n_]

_ge6 11 sag ge6_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2#-[sza2-_sag_-_hun n n_ ina _zalag2 gu4-ud_ x] _mul2#_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 4 si ge6 12 sag ge6_ sin _sig mul2-mul2 4 kusz3_ sin i-s,a ana _szu2 lal_ ina _zalag2 an_ e _giri3#_-[ar2-sza2-A]

2/3 _kusz3 ge6 13 6-40 me_ musz [...] 5(?)#-50 _szu2 dir_ musz _szu2-szu2 ge6 14 3 ge6 dir_ musz _dir an za_ sin _tur3 nigin_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig_

_mul2#_-[_igi_]-sza2-sze-pit2-_masz-masz 1 1_/2 _kusz3 14 11_ na# [musz(?) _dir_] _an# za ge6 15_ ina [_zalag2_] sin# ina _igi masz-masz_-_igi 2 kusz3 ge6 16_ ina _zalag2 gu4-ud_ e _si4 3 kusz3_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _masz-masz_-ar2# [_n n_]

_ge6 17_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2#-[_ulu3_ x]+1/2 _kusz3 ge6 18_ ina _zalag2_ sin# ina _igi lugal 2 kusz3 ge6 19_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _mul2_-_tur_-sza2-4-_kusz3_-ar2-_lugal 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 20_ [ina _zalag2_ sin]

ina _igi giri3_-ar2-sza2-_a 2 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 21_ [ina _zalag2_ sin ina] _igi# dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin 3 1_/2 _kusz3_ ar2 _an 1 1_/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim gub 21 szu2-szu2 ge6 22 szu2-szu2 an dul_-hat 22 [... _ge6 23_]

_an dul_-hat ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _sa4_-sza2-_absin_ [_n n ge6_] 24(?)# _szu2-szu2 ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_si 2 kusz3 25_ dele-bat ina _nim_ ina _pa igi tur 9_ na in# [22 _igi_ ...] ina# _zalag2_ sin _sig rin2_-sza2-_si_ [...]

_im-dugud idim ge6 26_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _mul2_-e-[sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab_ x]+1/2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 27_ ina _zalag2_ sin ar2 _si4 2 kusz3 27 gu4-ud_ ina _nim_ ina [_pa szu2_ ...] sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 27_ [...]

szamasz2 _tur3 nigin 27 12-50 kur dir nu pap szu2#_ [x x x x] _gir2 gir2 gu3 u an_ kab-bar _pisan dib ge6 29 29 szu2-szu2 itu bi ki-lam sze_ [...] _gir2 gir2 gu3 u an_ kab-bar _pisan dib#_ [...]

kas(?) 1(_gur_) _gur_(?) 2(_barig_) 4(_ban2_)# sah 2(_barig_) _pi sze-gisz 1 pi sig2-hi--a_ [4 _ma-na_ i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _gu_ in] 22 dele-bat ina# _szu2_ ina _sag pa igi_ in# [...] _sig2-hi--a 4 ma-na_ i-nu-szu2 _mul2-babbar_ ina _gu_ in# [22 ...] _gan 1 16-10_ na _dir nu pap szu2-szu2 ge6 2_ sin [...] ana _nim gub ge6 5 szu2-szu2 ge6 6 6 szu2-szu2_ [... _ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin _sig_]

_gan 1 16-10_ na _dir nu pap szu2-szu2 ge6 2_ sin [...]

ana _nim gub ge6 5 szu2-szu2 ge6 6 6 szu2-szu2_ [... _ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin _sig_]

[_mul2_-ar2]-sza2-_sag_-_hun 5 kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _szu2 lal ge6 9#_ [... _ge6 11 sag ge6_ sin]

ina _igi szur_-_gigir_-sza2-_ulu3 2 kusz3 ge6 12 sag ge6_ [...] [...] x-50 _szu2_ x# [...]

_ge6 13 3-20 me dir nu pap szu2-szu2 sag ge6#_ [... _ge6 14_ ina _zalag2_ sin] [...] sin ina _igi mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla#_-[sza2-_ulu3_ ...]

ina _igi mul2_-ar2-sza2-_alla_-sza2-_ulu3 1_/2 _kusz3 14 szu2-szu2_ [...] [...] 16# _szu2-szu2 an dul#_ [...]

_szu2-szu2 an dul_-hat 17 _szu2-szu2 an dul_-hat _ge6 18_ ina _zalag2#_ [...]

_ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _sa4_-sza2-_absin 1 2_/3 _kusz3_ [... _ge6 23_ ina _zalag2_ sin]

ina _igi mul2_-e-sza2-_sag_-_gir2-tab 2 1_/2 _kusz3 ge6 24_ ina _zalag2#_ [... _ge6 25_ ina _zalag2_ sin e _mul2_-_kur_-sza2-_kir4_-szil-_pa_]

2 _kusz3_ sin 1/2 _kusz3_ ana _nim dib ge6 26_ ina _zalag2 an_ [x _dele_-sza2-_igi_-_absin n n ... itu bi_]

_ki-lam_ sze-im 4(_barig_) 1(_ban2_) _zu2-lum-ma 1_(_gur_) _gur 2_(_barig_) 3(_ban2_) kas3# [...]

dele-bat ina _masz2_ ina _til itu_ ina _gu genna_ ina _rin2 an_ [...] _ab 30 11#-30_ na-su _dir nu pap szu2-szu2 1 szu2_-[_szu2 ... an_ ana _nim_ ki _usz_-u2 _n n_]

_ab 30 11#-30_ na-su _dir nu pap szu2-szu2 1 szu2_-[_szu2 ... an_ ana _nim_ ki _usz_-u2 _n n_]

ar2 _dele_-sza2#-_igi_-_absin usz ge6 6 sag ge6_ sin# [x _mul2_-_igi_-sza2-_sag_-_hun n n ... ge6 8 sag ge6_ sin]

ar2 _mul2-mul2 1 kusz3 8 si dir an za_ sin _tur3#_ [_nigin ... ge6 9 sag ge6_ sin]

ar2 is-le10 2 1/2 _kusz3 9 szu2-szu2 ge6 10 szu2-szu2#_ [...]

_dir nu pap szu2-szu2 ge6 14 2-40 me dir nu#_ [_pap_ ...]

kal# _u4 dir an dib an pisan dib ge6 15_ [...]

[_ge6_] 17 _usan gu4-ud_ e _mul2-babbar 1 kusz3#_ [... _ge6 20_ ina _zalag2_ sin ...]

AI Translation

Year 154, kings Antiochus and Antiochus, his son. Month VII, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: nn°; it was bright, earthshine, measured; very overcast. Night of the 2nd, very overcast. The 2nd, very overcast. Night of the 3rd, the moon was ... behind theta Ophiuchi.

... Night of the 6th, beginning of the night, the moon was 2/3 cubit behind beta Capricorni. Night of the 7th, beginning of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of gamma Capricorni. Night of the 8th, .

... Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 6 cubits below beta Arietis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 12th, moonset to sunrise: 13° 30', measured. The 12th, Saturn's first appearance in Libra; rising of Saturn to sunrise: 15°; ideal first appearance on the 10th .

... moonrise to sunset: x°; clouds, I did not watch. ... sunset to moonrise: 2° 20+x'; clouds, I did not watch. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: x°; clouds, I did not watch; gusty wind; last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit in front of alpha Tauri. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit below zeta Tauri, the moon being 1/2 cubit to .

The 15th?, very overcast?. Night of the 16th, very overcast; last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit 8 fingers above gamma Geminorum. The 16th, very overcast. Night of the 17th, very overcast; last part of the night, the moon was 5 cubits below alpha Geminorum, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. The 17th, very overcast. Night of the 18th, very overcast, rain DUL. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was

1 cubit in front of epsilon Leonis. The 19th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Libra, 3 1/2 cubits behind Saturn to the east; it was bright, rising of Mercury to sunrise: 16°; ideal first appearance on the 17th. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 6 fingers below alpha Leonis, the moon having passed a little to the east. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of Mars

to the west, 1 cubit in front of theta Leonis. Night of the 22nd, last part of the night, the moon was 1 cubit in front of beta Virginis; last part of the night, Mars was 4 1/2 cubits below theta Leonis. Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was 2 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Virginis. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, the moon was

alpha Virginis. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, Mercury was 1/2 cubit above alpha Librae. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Librae, 2 cubits in front of Mercury, 1 1/2 cubits below Saturn, the moon having passed 1/2 cubit to the east. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 12°, measured.

Night of the 29th, last part of the night, Mercury was 3 cubits below beta Librae. That month, the equivalent was: barley, 4 panu; dates, 1 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; mustard, 1 kurru 2 panu 3 sutu; cress, 2 panu 5 sutu; sesame, 1 panu; wool, 4 minas were sold for 1 shekel of silver.

which were given in the land. At that time, Jupiter was in Aquarius; around the 17th, Mercury's first appearance in the east in Libra; around the 10th, Saturn's first appearance in Libra; Mars was in Leo; Venus, which had set, was not visible. That month, the river level from the 10th to the 15th rose 1 cubit, total: 26 was the na gauge;

from the 15th to the 23rd, the river level receded 1/2 cubit, total: 29 was the na gauge; from the 24th to the end of the month, the river level rose 1/2 cubit, total: 23 was the na gauge.

Month VIII, the 1st of which was identical with the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 16°, measured. Night of the 4th, the moon was ... below beta Capricorni, the moon being nn cubits back to the west. Night of the 5th, beginning of the night, the moon was 3 cubits in front of gamma Capricorni. Night of the 10th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... below eta Piscium,

Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Arietis; last part of the night, Mercury was 4 fingers ... beta Scorpii. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, the moon was 4 cubits below eta Tauri, the moon being a little back to the west; last part of the night, Mars was ... above beta Virginis,

2/3 cubit. Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 6° 40', measured ... moonset to sunrise: 5°? 50', measured despite clouds; very overcast. Night of the 14th, sunset to moonrise: 3°, measured despite clouds; clouds were in the sky; the moon was surrounded by a halo; last part of the night, the moon was

Geminorum. The 14th, sunrise to moonset: 11°, measured?; clouds were in the sky. Night of the 15th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Geminorum. Night of the 16th, last part of the night, Mercury was 3 cubits above alpha Scorpii; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind beta Geminorum,

Night of the 17th, last part of the night, the moon was x+1/2 cubits behind delta Cancri. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits in front of alpha Leonis. Night of the 19th, last part of the night, the moon was 1/2 cubit above rho Leonis. Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits in front of beta Virginis. Night of the 21st, last part of the night, the moon was 3 1/2 cubits in front of gamma Virginis, it stood 1 1/2 cubits behind Mars to the east. The 21st, very overcast. Night of the 22nd, very overcast, rain DUL. The 22nd, ... Night of the 23rd,

rain DUL; last part of the night, the moon was ... behind alpha Virginis. Night of the 24th?, very overcast. Night of the 25th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits below beta Librae. The 25th, Venus' first appearance in the east in Sagittarius; it was small, rising of Venus to sunrise: 9°; ideal first appearance on the 22nd ... last part of the night, the moon was ... below beta Librae .

a planet was seen on the east side. Night of the 26th, last part of the night, the moon was x+1/2 cubits above beta Scorpii, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 27th, last part of the night, the moon was 2 cubits behind alpha Scorpii. The 27th, Mercury's last appearance in the east in Sagittarius ..., the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 27th, .

the sun was surrounded by a halo. The 27th, moonrise to sunrise: 12° 50'; clouds, I did not watch; overcast ... lightning flashed, thunder, thick rain, PISAN DIB. Night of the 29th and the 29th, very overcast. That month, the equivalent for 1 shekel of silver was: barley, ... lightning flashed, thick rain, PISAN DIB .

beer? 1 kurru? 2 panu 4 sutu; cress, 2 panu; sesame, 1 panu; wool, 4 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Aquarius; around the 22nd, Venus' first appearance in the west in the beginning of Sagittarius; around ... wool, 4 minas. At that time, Jupiter was in Aquarius; around the 22nd, .

Month IX, the 1st of which followed the 30th of the preceding month, sunset to moonset: 16° 10'; clouds, I did not watch; very overcast. Night of the 2nd, the moon .

stood to the east. Night of the 5th, very overcast. Night of the 6th and the 6th, very overcast ... Night of the 8th, beginning of the night, the moon was

5 cubits ... alpha Arietis, the moon being 1/2 cubit back to the west. Night of the 9th, ... Night of the 11th, beginning of the night, the moon was

2 cubits in front of zeta Tauri. Night of the 12th, beginning of the night, ... ... overcast ... .

Night of the 13th, moonrise to sunset: 3° 20'; clouds, I did not watch; very overcast; beginning of the night, ... Night of the 14th, last part of the night, the moon was ..., the moon was ... in front of delta Cancri .

1/2 cubit in front of delta Cancri. The 14th, very overcast ... ... The 16th, very overcast, rain DUL .

very overcast, rain DUL. The 17th, very overcast, rain DUL. Night of the 18th, last part of the night, .

Night of the 20th, last part of the night, the moon was 1 2/3 cubits above alpha Virginis ... Night of the 23rd, last part of the night, the moon was

2 1/2 cubits in front of beta Scorpii. Night of the 24th, last part of the night, ... Night of the 25th, last p