RIME composite (P448284)

Official or display artifact dated to the Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC) period

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Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)



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1. {d}nanna
 en: Nanna,
2. sag gal dingir-dingir a-nun-ke4-ne
 en: great head of the Anuna gods,
3. nir-gal2 e2-kur-ra
 en: the most authoritative one of the Ekur,
4. me-ni an-ki-da gu2 la2-a
 en: whose divine powers embrace heaven and earth
5. u18-ru sag2 nu-di
 en: and which no storm can dissipate,
6. en asz-ni dingir pa e3-a
 en: the lord who alone is a god who comes forth resplendentdly,
7. dumu sag {d}en-lil2-la2
 en: the first-born son of Enlil,
8. me ul-li2-a ki-be2 gi4-gi4
 en: in order to restore the ancient divine attributes,
9. gesz-hur uri2{ki}-ma
 en: and the divine plans of Ur
10. si sa2-e-de3
 en: to set right,
11. dumu nun-e e2-kur-ta
 en: from the Ekur the princely son
12. me mah ib2-ta-an-e3
 en: brought forth the exalted divine powers,
13. {d}i-din-{d}da-gan
 en: and to Iddin-Dagan,
14. gesztu2 szum2-ma {d}en-ki-ka-ra
 en: given wisdom by Enki,
15. mas-su2 inim pa3-de3
 en: to the leader who reveals the matter,
16. nig2-nam gal-zu-ra
 en: who knows everything well,
17. sipa zi ki-ag2-ga2-ni-ir
 en: to the righteous shepherd whom he loves,
18. szu-ne2 im-ma-an-szum2
 en: he (Nanna) put them into his hands.
19. {d}i-din-{d}da-gan
 en: Iddin-Dagan,
20. lugal kal-ga lugal uri2{ki}-ma
 en: the strong king, king of Ur
21. lugal ki-en-gi ki-uri
 en: and king of Sumer and Akkad,
22. ki-ag2 {d}nanna u3 {d}nin-gal-ke4
 en: beloved of Nanna and Ningal,
23. mu-na-dim2 nam-ti-la-ni-sze3
 en: he fashioned (this) for him, and for his life
24. a mu-na-ru
 en: he dedicated it to him.
25. lu2 a2 nig2-hul-dim2-ma
 en: A person who a wicked command
26. ib2-szi-ag2-ge26-a nig2 dim2-ma-mu
 en: shall issue against it, and that which I have fashioned
27. ib2-ze-re-a
 en: shall efface,
28. mu-sar-ra-ba szu bi2-ib2-ur3-a
 en: or shall erase its inscription
29. mu-ni bi2-ib2-sar-re-a
 en: and write his own name upon it,
30. asz2-bala-a-ba-ke4-esz lu2-kur2
 en: or, because of the curse, another person
31. szu ba-an-zi-zi-a
 en: he shall get to raise a hand against it,
32. lu2-bi lugal he2-a
 en: that person, whether a king,
33. en he2-a u3 lu2-u18 sag zi-gal2
 en: an en-priest, or an ordinary living person
34. mu-ni sa4-a he2-a
 en: called by name,
35. lu2-be2 mu na-an-du12-du12
 en: may that person not acquire a name
36. numun na-mi-i-i
 en: and may he not produce progeny.
37. lu2-ba {d}nanna lugal-mu
 en: That person may Nanna my master
38. {d}nin-gal nin-mu
 en: and Ningal my mistress
39. nam ha-ba-an-da-kur2-ne
 en: curse,
40. {d}utu {d}inanna maszkim nu-ku2-bi he2-a
 en: and may Utu and Inanna be it's unstoppable enforcer
41. u4 da-ri2-sze3
 en: forever.

Consult previous versions and their differences
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Consult word list of Early Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1900 BC)

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  • primary: RIME 4, 01.03.02 composite

    [Frayne1990RIME4] Frayne, Douglas R. 1990. Old Baylonian Period (2003-1595 BC). Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia Early Periods 4. University of Toronto Press.

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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2017-10-21 at 11:29:28 Englund, Robert K. Atf Ozaki Tohru CDLI approved View
2014-01-01 at 12:27:36 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2013-02-02 at 11:38:06 Foxvog, Daniel A. Atf Foxvog, Daniel A. CDLI approved View
2013-01-20 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Foxvog, Daniel A.; Frayne, Douglas R. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“RIME Composite Artifact Entry.” 2013. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). January 20, 2013. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448284.
RIME composite artifact entry (No. P448284). (2013, January 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448284
RIME composite artifact entry (2013) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448284 (Accessed: April 13, 2024).
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-13]},
	year = {2013},
	month = {jan 20},
	title = {RIME composite artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448284},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448284},

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PY  - 2013
ID  - P448284
LB  - CDLI:P448284
M1  - 2024/4/13/
TI  - RIME composite artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448284
ER  - 
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