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CDLI Literary 000581, ex. 004
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000581, ex. 004
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0176
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 16894A
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 3.03.09 Letter from Lugal-nesage to Enlil-massu (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourceHawkins, Laura F.; Peterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001z6j0q
Composite no.Q000581
Seal no.
CDLI no.P346261

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obverse
1. {disz}{d}en-lil2-mas-su inim du10 ad gi4 sa6 ka# lal3 inim gun3-gun3-ra u3-na-a-du11
en: After you speak to Enlilmassu, (the provider of) sweet words and good advice, the (possessor of) a “honey mouth, who is charming
2. dumu dingir-ra-ni-ir gub-ba ama a-a-ni ni2 te-ga2-e-de3
en: ...
3. u3-ne-de3-tah
en: you repeat,
4. {d}alad# {d}lamma dingir kal-la-gu10 uludin2 alan zil2-zil2
en: My alad spirit, my lamma spirit, my valued (personal) god (Akkadian, the one of the side(?)), with good features and stature
5. me-te nam-dub-sar-ra
en: Embodiment of the scribal art
6. ur-sag sza3-tam-e-ne a2 ag2-ga2 ki-bi-sze3 gi4
en: Hero of the šatam officials, who restores commands to their place
7. sza3 lugal-la-na du10-du10-ge-ra u3-ne-de3-pesz
en: Who sweetens the heart of the king, after you (say) a third time to him
8. {disz}lugal-nesag-e nu-esz3 {d}en-lil2-la2 lu2 zu2 bir9 lugal-a-na
en: Lugalnesage, the nu'eš priest of Enlil, the jester of his king
9. dumu zu-zu um-mi-a nibru{ki}-a ad-da-zu na-ab-be2-a
en: Son of Zuzu, master (scribe) of Nibru, it is (him who) speaks (thusly)
10. u4 i3-tak4-na-gu10 ba-hu-hu-bu-usz-a
en: When I was abandoned, (I) was “cut down"(?)
11. sza3-gu10 mu-da-szub szagar immen2-gu10 ba-tur
en: My heart fell, my (interest in) eating and drinking diminished
12. nam-zu ib2-gu7-en i-si-isz-zu ib2-si-ge-en
en: Your destiny(?) consumed me, your lament silenced me(?)
13. mah-zu ib2-sur-re-en
en: Your greatness (i.e., arrogance) has twisted(?) me
14. bar-szeg3-ge26-e-zu ib2-usz2-en
en: Your fog(?) has killed me
15. lib bar ke-gu10-ta szu ba-e-dag#?
en: (For the time being) I have abandoned my attentiveness (to you)
16. gesztu2 sza3 tuku-tuku# lib be2-gar
en: I was silent to(?) listening (to you) and pondering (you?)
17. en3 tar-tar-re-de3 zi ba-ir
en: (I) have been distressed to inquire after (you)
18. ni2 te-te-ge26-de3 sza3-gu10 mud2 lugud ba-ab-si
en: (In order) to be afraid(?), my heart has filled with blood and pus

reverse
1. ki nam tar-ra nu-ub-da-gen-na-asz
en: (But) because(?) it (this plight?) not yet gone into the “place of fate"(?)
2. du11-ga {d}en-lil2-le musz3-me-zu igi he2-bi2-duh
en: May the command of Enlil make me(?) see your face (again)
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3. im-gid2-da {d}nanna-me-sza4
en: "Long-tablet" of Nannameša
4. na-zi-iq-ka usz-ta-mi-na-ni#?
en: Your annoyance has killed me
5. qu2-lum i-na x-ri-ia usz-te-si-ra-an-ni
en: The silence confines me in my place(!?)
6. uz-na-ia#? i-ba-asz-sza#?-ku-um-ma
en: My ear is set (to hear) you
7. aq-ta-na-al
en: And I am quiet


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