RIME composite (P448478)

Official or display artifact dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period

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Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)



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1. [{d}lugal]-gu-du8-a{[ki]} [...] x kur-gal
 en: For Lugal-gudua ... the great netherworld,
2. [...] gaba-ri nu-tuku
 en: ... who has no equal,
3. pirig banda3{da} nam-kal-ga-ni rig7
 en: fierce lion whose strength does ...,
4. [ni2] me-lam2-ma-ni kur-kur-ra dul-la2
 en: whose fearsomeness and divine aura cover all the lands,
5. [x x] gal-gal-la nam-ti-la gub-bu-u3*
 en: very great ... who serves(?) life,
6. [x (x)]-tum2-mu
 en: without ceasing(?),
7. lugal hu-luh-ha erin2 sag-ga2 du-e
 en: frightening king who goes at the head of the troops,
8. kur gu2 de2-a si3-si3-[ge]
 en: who makes the ... mountains quake,
9. igi husz il2-la-a-ni* ug3 bi2-in-[x]-e
 en: whos angry lifted eye ... the people,
10. li-li si3-si3-ge iri-bi KU da-ta
 en: who does ... to the ..., whose city ...,
11. dingir sza3 dili du-sze3 a2 zi-da [x x]-us2
 en: god who for among those who go alone follows(?) on the right side -
12. ha-am-mu-ra-pi2 [x x x] x
 en: Hammurapi ...,
13. {d}lugal-du2-du8-a{ki} x [x x x]
 en: by(?) Lugal-gudua ...,
14. ha-am-mu-ra-pi2 lugal an-[ne2]
 en: Hammurapi, the king whom An
15. [mu-ni mu-un]-sa4
 en: called by name,
16. [{d}en-lil2-le] nam-[a]-ni
 en: whose fate by Enlil
17. gal-esz bi2-in-du11-ga
 en: was greatly declared,
18. {d}mes-lam-ti-[e3-a ...] x x
 en: to whom Meslamtiea ...
19. mu-un-na-[...]-a
 en: did ...,
20. ni2-tuku inim-[ma si3-si3-ge dingir gal-gal-e]-ne
 en: (god)-fearing one subject to the word of the great gods,
21. sza3-ab-bal-[bal su-mu]-la-il3
 en: descendant of Sūmû-la-Il,
22. ibila kal-ga {[d]}suen-mu-ba-li2-it,
 en: and mighty heir of Sîn-muballiț,
23. numun da-ri nam-lugal-la
 en: (having the) eternal seed of kingship,
24. lugal kal-ga lugal ka2-dingir-ra{ki}
 en: mighty king, king of Babylon,
25. lugal da-ga-<an> kur mar-tu
 en: king of all of the Amorite land,
26. lugal ki-en-gi ki-uri-ke
 en: king of Sumer and Akkad -
27. u4 ma2-ri2{ki} u3 a-dam-bi
 en: when Mari and its settlements
28. in-dab5-be2
 en: he captured,
29. bad3-bi mu-un-gul-a
 en: destroyed its wall,
30. kalam-ma du6 _[ka]-ar2-me_ i-ni-in-ku4-re
 en: and turned the country into mounds and ruins,
31. balag li-li-is3{zabar}
 en: a harp and a bronze kettledrum
32. szir3 ku3-ga mu-ni-in-gub x sza3-bi du10-ga
 en: for(?) sacred songs he set up, which gladdened the heart,
33. [x x] x x ga esz3 mes-lam-sze3 tum2-ma
 en: a ... fit for the Meslam shrine,
34. x [x] x e2 sa2-du11-ga-ni-sze3
 en: and a ... for his house of regular offerings.
35. [{d}mes]-lam-ti-e3-a u3 dingir gal-gal-<e>-ne
 en: For Meslamtiea, and the great gods,
36. szu-nir mu-un-na-an-dim2
 en: he fashioned a standard,
37. nam-ti-la-[ni-sze3] a mu-na-ru
 en: and dedicated it to him for the sake of his life.
38. {d}mes-lam-ti-e3-a giri17 szu gal2
 en: In order prayers to Meslamtiea
39. szum2-mu-da [x]
 en: to provide,
40. ha-am-mu-ra-pi2 [x]
 en: Hammurapi,
41. nu-ni-tuku [...]
 en: who has no ... there.
42. da-ri-sze3 gesz he2-bi2-tuku-[tuku]
 en: May he listen to them forever.
43. x [x] x he2-na-ab-szum2-[mu]
 en: May he give [life?] to him,
44. nig2 x [x x] he2-na-[x x]
 en: and may he ... to him that which ...
45. [lu2 a2 nig2]-hul-dim2-ma
 en: Any person who an order of an evil act
46. [ib2-szi-ag2-ga2]-a
 en: shall issue against it,
47. [nig2 dim2-ma]-x
 en: and my(?) creation
48. [ib2-zi]-re-[a]
 en: shall efface,
49. mu-sar-ra-ba szu bi2-[in-ur3-a]
 en: or shall erase its inscription
50. mu-ni bi2-in-sar-ra
 en: and write his name on it,
51. asz2-bal-a-<ke4>-esz lu2 erim2-du
 en: or because of the curse an evil-doer
52. szu ba-an-zi-i-[a]
 en: he shall incite for this,
53. [x] x {d}mes-lam-ti-e3-a [x x]
 en: may Meslamtiea ...
54. [x x] x sag x x x x [x (x)]
 en: ...
55. [x x x] na x [x]
 en: ...
56. [x x x]-ta-an-x
 en: ...
57. [x x x] x-ni-sze3 he2-ni-ib2-si-sa2
 en: May they do justice regarding his ...
58. x x x x ga mi-ni-ib2-tag-ga
 en: When they have touched(?) ...,
59. x ki x x AN AN he2-eb2-DI
 en: may they ...
60. mu-bi im-hul-hul
 en: May that one's name be destroyed.
61. dim4-dim4 nu-x-x-ri-bal lam-ma-a-ni
 en: ...
62. ki-tusz-a-ni al mu-[x x x]-ku4
 en: His dwelling shall be made into ...
63. kar szar2-ra UD x x [x x] x x
 en: The whole quay ...
64. nam nu-me-a x a-ni nam-me gal-x
 en: A fate of non-existence, may his ... not be ...
65. en3-tukum*-sze3 nam-ma-ni-kin
 en: For as long as he does not seek it out there,
66. a-sze-er a-gin7 he2-bur2
 en: how may lamentations be released.
67. u4 asz-a u4 ti-le-da-ni
 en: May his time to live as 'one day only'
68. he2-eb2-be2
 en: be pronounced.
69. suhusz-a-ni he2-bu-re
 en: May his foundation be ripped out
70. numun-a-ni he2-eb2-de5-de5
 en: and his seed be plucked up.
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71. szu ba-la-t,u2
 en: Hand of Balāțu.
72. [iti] apin-du8-a u4 2(u) 2(disz)-kam
 en: Month the freed plow, 22nd day.
73. [mu sa-am]-su-i-lu-[na lugal]-e
 en: Year in which Samsu-iluna the king
74. <lugal> ni2-gi gu2-[bar-ra]
 en: the hateful kings (...).

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  • primary: RIME 4, 03.06.11 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
2015-10-10 at 10:46:58 CDLI Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2013-04-29 at 10:47:02 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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This artifact is a composite text. View the score of RIME composite. See below for a list of its witness(es):

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RIME, ex. 01 (P431849) Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) -

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Cite this Artifact
“RIME Composite Artifact Entry.” 2013. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). January 20, 2013. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448478.
RIME composite artifact entry (No. P448478). (2013, January 20). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448478
RIME composite artifact entry (2013) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448478 (Accessed: April 22, 2024).
	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-04-22]},
	year = {2013},
	month = {jan 20},
	title = {RIME composite artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448478},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448478},

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ID  - P448478
LB  - CDLI:P448478
M1  - 2024/4/22/
TI  - RIME composite artifact entry
UR  - https://cdli.ucla.edu/P448478
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