CDLI Literary 000344 (Dumuzi and Geshtin-ana) composite (P469525)

Literary 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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Literary (ETCSL Dumuzi and Geshtinana (composite))






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1. gal5-la2 tur ka ba-a-szi-ba9-re6 gal5-la2 gu-la-ra gu3 mu-na-de2-e
2. ga2-nam-ma-an-ze2-en ur2 ku3 {d}inanna-ka-sze3 ga-da-re7-en-de3-en
3. gal5-la2 unu{ki}-sze3 ba-ni-in-ku4-re-esz ku3 {d}inanna-ke4 mu-ni-in-dab5-be2-ne
4. ga2-nu {d}inanna kaskal-zu-sze3 ni-ba gen-na kur-sze3 e11-de3
5. ki sza3-ge de6-a-zu-sze3 gen-na kur-sze3 e11-de3
6. ki {d}erisz-ki-gal-la-sze3 gen-na kur-sze3 e11-de3
7. tug2-ba13 ku3 {tug2}pala3-a tug2 nam-nin-zu nam-ba-mu4-mu4-un kur-sze3 e11-de3
8. men ku3 me-te ka silim-ma sag-zu-a um-ta-ga2-ar kur-sze3 e11-de3
9. hi-li-a igi-zu la-ba-ni-in-du7 kur-sze3 e11-de3
10. UR NU tur giri3-zu [...]-du8-du8 kur-sze3 e11-de3
11. u4 za-e e11-de3-da [...] nu-BU-BU
12. ku3 {d}inanna-ke4 mu-un-bur2-bur2-re-esz [...]-ga-de3-esz
13. {d}inanna ni2-te-na {d}dumu-zi szu-sze3 ba-an-szum2
14. gurusz-e {gesz}rab3 mah giri3-ni im-ma-an-gar-re-en-de3-en
15. gurusz-e {gesz}es2-ad szu-ni szub-bu-de3-en-de3-en gesz-gu2 gu2-ni gar-re-en-de3-en
16. uruda-henzer {uruda}kibir2 {uruda}szukur mah-e igi-ni-sze3 ba-an-szi-ib2-il2-il2
17. {uruda}ha-zi-in gal-gal-la u3-sar i3-ak-e-ne
18. gurusz-e mu-ni-in-gub-bu-de3-esz mu-ni-in-dur2-de3-esz
19. tug2-gun5-na-ni szub-bu-de3-en-de3-en USZ KUM gub-bu-de3-en-de3-en
20. gurusz-e a2-na mu-un-la2-e-de3-esz tug2-esz {hu}hul mu-un-szi-ak-esz
21. tug2 ni2-te-na igi-na mu-ni-in-dul-u3-de3-esz
22. gurusz-e {d}utu-ra an-sze3 szu-ni ba-an-szi-zi
23. {d}utu gu5-li-zu ge26-e-me-en szul-me-en za-e mu-zu
24. nin9-zu nam-dam-sze3 ba-an-tuku-a
25. e-ne kur-sze3 e11-de3
26. mu e-ne kur-sze3 e11-de3
27. ge26-e ki-gar-ra-bi-sze3 kur-sze3 ba-ab-szum2-mu-de3
28. {d}utu di-ku5 nig2-si-sa2 za-e-me-en nam-ba-lul-de3
29. szu-ga2 u3-mu-e-kur2 ulutim2-gu10 u3-mu-e-bala
30. szu gal5-la2-gu10-ne ga-ba-e-da-an-ze-er nam-mu-ha-a-za-asz
31. musz-sag-kal-gin7 sza3-tum2 hur-sag-ga2 mu-ni-in-bala-bala
32. ki nin9 {d}gesztin-an-na-sze3 zi-gu10 ga-ba-an-szi-in-de6
33. {d}utu er2-na szu ba-an-szi-in-ti
34. szu-ni mu-ni-in-kur2-kur2 ulutim2-ma-ni mu-ni-in-bala-bala
35. musz-sag-kal-gin7 sza3-tum2 hur-sag-ga2 mu-ni-in-bala-bala
36. {d}dumu-zi-de3 muszen-sze3 sur2-du3{muszen} dal-a-gin7 zi-ni ur5-da i3-szub-ba
37. ki {d}gesztin-an-na-sze3 zi-ni ba-szi-in-de6
38. {d}gesztin-an-na szesz-a-ni igi ba-ni-in-du8-am3
39. te-na mu-ni-in-hur-hur giri17-na mu-ni-in-hur-hur
40. igi-ni za3-ga-na mi-ni-in-du8 tug2-ni mi-ni-in-da-da-ra
41. gurusz ag2-gig-ra i-lu ag2-gig-ga hu-mu-ni-ib2-be2
42. a szesz-gu10 a szesz-gu10 gurusz u4-bi nu-um-si
43. a szesz-gu10 su8-ba {d}ama-uszumgal-an-na gurusz u4-bi mu-bi nu-um-si
44. a szesz-gu10 gurusz dam nu-tuku dumu nu-tuku
45. a szesz-gu10 gurusz gu5-li nu-tuku du10-us2-sa nu-tuku
46. a szesz-gu10 gurusz ama-ni sa6-ga-ni nu-du8
47. gal5-la2 {d}dumu-zi-de3 mu-ni-in-kin-kin-ne mu-ni-in-nigin2-nigin2-na-esz
48. gal5-la2 tur gal5-la2 gu-la-ra gu3 mu-na-de2-e-ne
49. gal5-la2 ama nu-tuku ad-da ama nin9 szesz dam dumu nu-tuku-me-esz
50. u4 me-da gal? ug3 USZ gar-ra an ki-ta ri-a-bi
51. za-e-ne-ne gal5-la2-ze2-en lu2 za3-ga-ni gi-szukur-gin7
52. szu gar sa6-ga nu-tuku-me-esz sa6-ga hul nu-zu-me-esz
53. lu2-u3 e2 nu ni2-te-na zi-ni silim-ma a-ba-a igi mi-ni-in-du8
54. ki gu5-li-bi nu-um-szi-du-de3-en ki mussa-bi nu-um-szi-du-de3-en
55. su8-ba-ra ki {d}gesztin-an-na-ka-sze3 ga-an-szi-re7-en-de3-en
56. gal5-la2-e-e-ne szu-ta ba-ab-sag3-sag3-ge-me-esz mu-ni-in-kin-kin-ne-esz
57. i-lu-bi ka-ka-na nu-mu-un-til-la-am3
58. gal5-la2 ki {d}gesztin-an-na-sze3 ba-e-szi-re7{re}-esz
59. ki szesz-zu la2-ma-ra-ab e-ne mu-ni-ib2-be2-e-ne inim-bi nu-mu-na-ab-be2
60. hab ni2-te ki ur2-ra ba-ni-in-ze2-eg3 inim-bi nu-mu-na-ab-be2
61. x ni2-te ki igi-na ba-ni-in-hur-hur inim-bi nu-mu-na-ab-be2
62. kusz ni2-te ki dur2-na ba-ni-in-kar2-kar2 inim-bi nu-mu-na-ab-be2
63. esir2 ur2-ra-na ba-ni-in-de2-de2 inim-bi nu-mu-na-ab-be2
64. {d}dumu-zi-de3 e2 {d}gesztin-an-na-ke4 nu-um-me-ni-in-pa3-de3
65. gal5-la2 tur gal5-la2 gu-la-ra gu3 mu-na-de2-e-ne
66. ga2-nam-ma-an-ze2-en amasz ku3-ga-sze3 ga-an-szi-re7-de3-en
67. {d}dumu-zi-de3 amasz ku3-ga-ta mu-ni-in-dab5-be2-de3-esz
68. mu-ni-in-nigin2-nigin2-ne-esz mu-ni-in-dab5-be2-de3-esz
69. mu-ni-in-kin-ne-esz igi ba-ni-in-du8-am3
70. gurusz-ra e2 nu-nam-ma {uruda}ha-zi-in szu gal2 ba-szi-in-ti
71. giri2-ur3-ra mu-ni-in-sar-sar-re-esz ki-si-ga mu-ni-in-dub2-esz
72. nin9-e na-ag2 szesz-na-sze3 iri-a muszen-gin7 im-ma-an-nigin2-nigin2
73. szesz-gu10 ag2-gig-ga gal szu ga-de6 ga2-na me ga-an-te

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  • Genre(s): Literary (ETCSL Dumuzi and Geshtinana (composite))
  • Language(s): Sumerian

  • history: ETCSL, (1998-2006) Dumuzid and Geshtin-ana

    [BlackETCSL] Black, Jeremy A. 1998-2006. “Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature.” 1998-2006.

  • citation: Pfitzner, Judith, NABU 2017/004,

    [sec121575] N.d.

  • Composite No.: Q000344
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2016-04-23 at 16:27:09 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2016-01-03 at 09:09:13 Dahl, Jacob L. atf Dahl, Jacob L. CDLI approved View
2014-09-08 at 00:00:00 CDLI artifact Wagensonner, Klaus CDLI approved View

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“CDLI Literary 000344 (Dumuzi and Geshtin-Ana) Composite Artifact Entry.” 2014. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). September 8, 2014.
CDLI Literary 000344 (Dumuzi and Geshtin-ana) composite artifact entry (No. P469525). (2014, September 8). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI).
CDLI Literary 000344 (Dumuzi and Geshtin-ana) composite artifact entry (2014) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: (Accessed: December 6, 2023).
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	year = {2014},
	month = {sep 8},
	title = {CDLI {Literary} 000344 ({Dumuzi} and {Geshtin}-ana) composite artifact entry},
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TI  - CDLI Literary 000344 (Dumuzi and Geshtin-ana) composite artifact entry

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