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Title: De Larsa à Mari (II)
Subtitle: Nouvelles incantations paléo-babyloniennes
Author(s): GUICHARD, Michaël
Journal: Semitica
Volume: 62    Date: 2020   
Pages: 5-20
DOI: 10.2143/SE.62.0.3288849

Abstract :
This paper presents two unpublished tablets that probably come from the kingdom of Larsa. These Akkadian incantations share a common theme: scorpion bite. One of them offers a variation on the well-documented formula of '(The Moon god) Sin’s little finger', which was bitten. The other is more creative and lyrical; it connects the scorpion’s attack to a brick wall, its habitat, which is itself cursed.

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