OrNS 64, 1995, 192-196 [Commentary]

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t.e. 1t.e. 1

ina a-mat d60 u an-⸢tu₄ [liš-lim]

By the command of Anu and Antu may it go well.

Obverse
o 1o 1

AN

an-[tu₄]

[...]

Anu is

Antu,

[...].1

o 22

DINGIRdi-in-gi-ir

an-tu₄

il-tu₄ el-⸢let

God (pronounced: dingir) is

Antu,

pure goddess.

o 33

an-tu₄

an-tu₄

ša₂-qi₂-tu₄

Antu is

Antu,

the sublime.

o 44

dUu₂

an-tu₄

ba-na-at kul-lat

U (pronounced: u) is

Antu,

the creator of everything.

o 55

dUMUNu₂-mu-un

an-tu₄

be-el-tu₄ šu-pi-tu₄

Umun (pronounced: umun) is

Antu,

resplendent mistress.

o 66

dKURku-ur

an-tu₄

be-let ma-a-tu₄ ša₂-niš be-let ri-ša₂-⸢a-tu₂

Kur (pronounced: kur) is

Antu,

mistress of the land; alternatively: mistress of rejoicing.

o 77

dNIN.SI₄.AN.NA

an-tu₄

be-el-⸢tu₄ mu-nam-<me>-rat ANe

Ninsiana is

Antu,

mistress who brightens the heavens.

o 88

dil-tu₄

an-tu₄

be-let E₂⸣.KUR u₃ pa-pa-ḫi

Goddess is

Antu,

mistress of the temple and cella.

o 99

dUN.GAL

an-tu₄

šar-rat DINGIR-MEŠ

Ungal is

Antu,

queen of the gods.

o 1010

dNIN.ŠAR₂.GAL

an-tu₄

ša₂ kiš-šat ANe

Ninšargal is

Antu,

of the whole of the heavens.

o 1111

dNIR.GA₂!.GA₂

an-tu₄

e-tel-lat ANe u₂ KI⸣[ti₃]

Nirgaga is

Antu, lady of the heavens and Underworld.

o 1212

dAMA.DIM₃.ME.ER

an-tu₄

um-mu ka-⸢la⸣-mu DINGIR⸣-MEŠ

Amadimmer is

Antu, mother of all of the gods.

o 1313

dAMA⸣.DIM₃.ME.ER.IMIN.BI

an-tu₄

um-mu DINGIR-MEŠ GAL-MEŠ

Amadimmeriminbi is

Antu, mother of the great gods.

o 1414

dKI?⸣.ŠAR₂.[GAL?]

[an]-tu₄

šat rap-šat ma-a-⸢tu₂

Kišargal is

Antu,

she of the vast land.

o 1515

[x x] IB x [...]

[an]-tu₄

be-⸢el⸣-tu₄ mu?-dar-[x]

[...] ... [...]

Antu,

mistress ....

o 1616

[...] U

an-tu₄

be-⸢el-tu₄ na⸣-x [...]

[...] ...

Antu,

mistress ....

o 1717

[...]

an-⸢tu₄

be-⸢let [...]

[...]

Antu,

mistress of [...].

o 1818

[x] U AN [...]

[an]-tu₄

il-⸢tu₄ [...]

[...] ... [...]

Antu,

goddess [...].

o 1919

[x] x x x

[an]-tu₄

[...]

[...] ...

Antu,

[...].

Reverse
r 1r 1

[...] IGI x [...]

[...] ... [...].

r 22

[d]⸢NINi₃-li [d]⸢ŠU⸣<(an-tu₄)> [...] PAP ZIB?

Belet-ili is the same goddess (Antu), ....

r 33

[d]NIN-x-x ( traces ) ZIB? x

Nin-... [...] ....

r 44

dNIN.⸢UR₂⸣.[SAL].LA dŠU<(an-tu₄)> DAM BAN₃⸣.DA AN-NA.KE₄

Ninursala is the same goddess (Antu), Anu's junior wife.

r 55

dMIN<(NIN.UR₂.SAL.LA-)>ma DAM [...] MAḪ.x.⸢GA.KE₄

Ditto (Ninursala) is the wife of [...] ....

r 66

dMIN<(NIN.UR₂.SAL.LA)> [...] ZI ša₂ dIDIM

Ditto (Ninursala) is Ea's [...] ....

r 77

dNIN.⸢ŠAR₂ DAM AN-NA.KE₄ x PAP LUGAL [...]

Ninšar is Anu's wife, ... king [...].

r 88

dŠIM.BI.ZI DAM AN?-NA?.KE₄? x [...]

Šimbizi is Anu's wife, ... [...].

r 99

KIŠkitu₄ ša₂⸣-niš [...] x NI x [...]

the Kishite; alteratively: [...] ... [...].


(catchline)
r 1010

dDUR₂.RU.NA

dŠU<(...)>

dUTU

Duruna is

the same god,

Šamaš.


(colophon)
r 11-1211-12

IM md60—DINiṭ A ša₂ mdna-na-⸢a⸣—KAM A ša₂ md30;—TIER₂ lu₂GALA d60 u an-tu₄ UNUGki ŠU-MIN

Tablet of Anu-uballiṭ, son of Nanaya-ereš, descendant of Sin-leqi-unninni, kalû of Anu and Antu, Urukean.

r 1313

mil-lutd<60> A ša₂ mni-din-⸢tu₄d60 A ša₂ md60—DINiṭ

Hand of Illut-Anu, son of Nidintu-Anu, son of Abu-uballiṭ,

r 1414

A ša₂ mtat-tan-nu A ša₂ md30—TIER₂

son of Tattannu, descendant of Sin-leqi-unninni,

r 1515

lu₂GALA <d60 u an-tu₄> UNUGki iti!ŠU U₄ 26-KAM MU 1.27-KAM

kalû of Anu and Antu, Urukean. Duʾuzu (month IV), day 26, year 1 27.

r 1616

<<d60 uan-tu₄⸣>> <m>⸢si-lu-ku LUGAL KUR.KUR

Seleucus, king of the lands.

1 See Beaulieu in OrNS 64 (1995 ) for a full commentary on this text , especially its relationship to the lexical list An = Anu.


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