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Primary publication: RIME 3/ composite
Author: Frayne, Douglas R.
Publication date: 1997
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CDLI no.: P432308
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz002fqpdr
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Catalogue: 20120928 cdliadmin
Transliteration: Foxvog, Daniel A.
Translation: Foxvog, Daniel A.
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Genre: Royal/Monumental
Sub-genre: composite
Sub-genre remarks: votive inscription
Composite no.: Q001849
Language: Sumerian
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Object type: other (see object remarks)
Material: composite
Object remarks: composite text
Measurements (mm): x x
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Provenience: Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
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Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
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Date of Origin: Ibbi-Suen.00.00.00
Dates referenced: Ibbi-Suen.00.00.00
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Composite text

surface a
1. {d}nanna
#tr.en: For Nanna,
2. su3-du-ag2
#tr.en: the amber gleam
3. ug3-<ga2>-na ba-ra-ge
#tr.en: that spreads over his people,
4. en asz-ni dingir pa e3-a
#tr.en: the lord who alone is a resplendent god,
5. lugal-a-ni-ir
#tr.en: his master,
6. {d}i-bi2-{d}suen
#tr.en: Ibbi-Sîn,
7. dingir kalam-ma-na
#tr.en: the god of his country,
8. lugal kal-ga
#tr.en: the mighty king,
9. lugal uri5{ki}-ma
#tr.en: king of Ur
10. lugal an-ub-da limmu2-ba-ke4
#tr.en: and king of the four world quarters,
11. u4 szuszin{ki}
#tr.en: when in Susa,
12. a-dam-szah2{ki}
#tr.en: Adamšaḫ,
13. ma-da a-wa-an{ki}-ka
#tr.en: (and) the land of Awan
14. u4-gin7 szid bi2-in-gi4
#tr.en: he roared like a storm,
15. u4 asz-a mu-un-gur2
#tr.en: made them submit in a single day,
16. u3 en-bi szaga-a mi-ni-in-dab5-ba-a
#tr.en: and took their lord(s) into captivity -
17. bur szagan ku3-sig17
#tr.en: a golden alabastrum vessel,
18. kin ga-lam kad5!(PAP)
#tr.en: a work artifully wrought
19. gu4 alim musz-ba
#tr.en: which he with bison bulls and snakes
20. szeg3 ge6 ni2 gur3
#tr.en: and terrifying dark rain (clouds)
21. sze-er-ga-an du11-ga-ni
#tr.en: had decorated
22. u6-di nu-til-le-dam
#tr.en: to be an endless marvel,
23. ezem mah za3-mu a tu5-a
#tr.en: and which at the great festival of the new year, the bath
24. {d}nanna-ka
#tr.en: of Nanna,
25. ki dub-szen-e sag du8-hu-ba
#tr.en: at the treasure-chest location, where during its head-anointing ritual
# alternately: ka! duh-hu `mouth-opening ritual´
26. musz nu-tum2-mu-de3
#tr.en: it should never stop (being used),
27. mu-na-dim2
#tr.en: he fashioned for him,
28. nam-ti-la-ni-sze3
#tr.en: and for his life
29. a mu-na-ru
#tr.en: he dedicated it to him.
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