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Publication
Primary publication: UET 6, 0182
Author: Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron
Publication date: 1963, 1966, 2006
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CDLI no.: P346267
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001z6j6t
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Catalogue: 20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
Transliteration: Peterson, Jeremiah
Translation: Peterson, Jeremiah
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Owner: British Museum, London, UK
Museum no.: BM —
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Genre: Literary
Sub-genre: Letter from X to Utu
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Object type: tablet
Material: clay
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Provenience: Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
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Excavation no.: U 07707
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Period: Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
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Tablet

obverse
1. {d}utu ud5#?-sag mah x x x gesz#? x x-a# ASZ e3
#tr.en: Utu, supreme leader/bond ..., ..., going out towards/alone(?) ...
2. en gal mu dugud-da-a-ni a-re-esz dab#? ni2 su-zi ri-a
#tr.en: Great lord, his weighty name beyond (what any) praise (can describe?), casting an aura
3. di-ku5 mah inim-bi sag ba-gub gesz-la2-bi u18-ru
#tr.en: Supreme judge, whose(?) word takes precedence, whose silence(?) is formidable
4. en utah-he-ta e3-a-ni ku10-ku10 zalag-ge ki bar-ra-ka ib-gar-ra
#tr.en: Lord who when he goes out from heaven darkness is turned to light (even) in the outer places
#tr.en: (2002), 190 n. 532.
5. szul ur-sag gesz gal-bi un3-na sze-er-bi? gal gir2
#tr.en: The youth and hero whose great rays flash(?) among the great trees(?) on high(?) (while rising above the eastern mountains?)
6. a-zu gal ki dingir-a-na szu2-a-asz umusz galga szum2-mu
#tr.en: Great physician/diviner, giving intelligence and counsel in the manner of(?) one who envelops/in order to envelop(?) the locus of (every?) divinity(?)
7. lugal-gu10-ra u3-na-a-du11
#tr.en: When you speak to my king
8. dingir zi na de5 an-ki he-nun si sa2-sa2-e
#tr.en: True god, arranger/purifier of the universe, who sets abundance in order
9. du5? pirig-ga2 igi kar2 sig#? igi-nim-ma palil e2?-gal x [...] x
#tr.en: ... of a pirig creature, examining the low and high, preeminent one .. the palace(?) ...
10. en ka-asz bar-ra kilib3 dingir# gal-e#?-ne# KA-ga-ni [...]
#tr.en: Lord, renderer of the decision (for?) all of the great gods, his command/mouth ...
11. nun sag il2 uszum# kur-ra#? za3#? dab dili-ta mu#-[...]
#tr.en: Prince with head held high, ušum creature/lone one(?) surpassing the mountain/netherworld(?) ... the mountain/land, alone ...
12. sipa kalam-ma zi#?-de3?-esz DU-DU#?-DU szid?-ni#? [...]
#tr.en: Shepherd of(?) the land ... faithfully ...
13. dingir sza3-la2 tuku x TUR? a-ra-zu-a nig2-si-sa2 [...]
#tr.en: God who has pity, ..., in/of arazu prayer, justice ...
14. [...] x x x [...] x-a-gu10 zi-zi-a [...]
#tr.en: ... raising my ...
15. [...] x NE#? x [...]
#tr.en: ...

reverse
$ beginning broken
1'. [...] x [...] nam-x-x kur-kur#-ra#!? [...]
#tr.en: ... of/in the lands ...
2'. lugal-gu10 inim ku3-zu he2#-UD#-x [...]
#tr.en: My king, may your holy word ...
3'. sza3-ne-sza4-gu10 sza3-zu he2-[...] x [...] MUSZ3 a AN [...]-ra#?-an#?-[...]
#tr.en: May my supplication ... your heart, ...
4'. i-si-isz nam-tag zi ir [...] ba-an-gar-ra du11-ga-zu-ta he2#-x-x u4-szu2-usz he2-bi2-x-[...]-ge?
#tr.en: Lamentation, sin, distress, ... which ... established, by your command may ..., daily may ...
$ double ruling
5'. im-gid2-da {disz}{d}nanna-me-a-sza4 <u4> 2(u) 2(disz)-kam ba-zal
#tr.en: "Long-tablet" of Nannameša, conclusion of the 22nd day(?)