SpTU 1, 002 [‘Chronicle’ of reign of Šulgi]

Obverse
o 1o 1

[...] mim-ma ep-pu- ina ŠU-MIN-ia liš-lim la-la-a-šu₂ lu--bu

(o 1) [...] may everything I do go well in my hands! May I be satisfied with his plenty!

o 22

[...] mURdNAMMA LUGAL MU 18 IN.AK

(o 2) [...] Ur-Namma served as king for 18 years.


o 33

[md]šul-gi LUGAL ŠEŠ.UNUGki A mURdNAMMA

(o 3) Šulgi, king of Ur, son of Ur-Nammu, exercised the kingship of all the lands.

o 44

šar₃⸣-ru-tu KUR.KUR ka-la-ši-na i-pu-

o 55

[x x]-ban-ga-ar₂ u mrab-si-si LUGAL-MEŠ ša₂ kurSU.BIR₄ki i-be-el

(o 5) He ruled over [...]-bangar and Rabsisi, kings of Subartu.

o 66

[IRI]-⸢MEŠ KUR nu-kur₂-ti -lu-ul!(LU)

(o 6) He plundered the cities of the enemy land.

o 77

[NIG₂].⸢GA E₂.SAG.IL₂ u TIN.TIRki ina šil-lat -te-ṣi

(o 7) He impudently removed the property of Esaggil and Babylon.

o 88

[E₂].GIŠ.NU₁₁.GAL E₂ d30 ša₂ qe₂-reb ŠEŠ.UNUGki DU₃-ma u₂-šak-⸢lil

(o 8) He built and completed Ekišnugal, the temple of Sin that is inside Ur.

o 99

BAD₃ ŠEŠ.UNUGki DU₃-ma SUḪUŠ ŠEŠ.UNUGki u₂-⸢kin

(o 9) He built the city wall of Ur and secured its foundation.

o 1010

[m]dšul-gi DUMU DUMU.MUNUS ša₂ mdUTUḪE₂.EN.GAL₂ LUGAL UNUGki

(o 10) Šulgi, the maternal grandson of Utu-hengal, king of Uruk, and Lu-Nanna the blind scholar, had evil in their hearts.

o 1111

u₃ mLU₂dNANNA IGI-MIN.NU.TUKU lu₂um-man-nu [(x)]

o 1212

[ina] ḪULti₃ ina lib₃-bi-šu₂-nu ib-ba-ši-[i]

o 1313

GARZA d60u₂-tu GIŠ.ḪUR-MEŠ ša₂ UNUG[ki]

(o 13) They removed the rites of Anu, the ordinances of Uruk, the scholars' treasure in an undestined manner.

o 1414

[ni]-ṣir-ti lu₂um-man-nu ša₂ la ši-mat u₂-nak-[ki-ru]

o 1515

[ši]-pir d30 be-lu ŠEŠ.UNUGki -ṭur

(o 15) He wrote (of it as) the work of Sin, lord of Ur.

o 1616

[ina] pal⸣-e-šu₂ NA₄.RU₂.A sur-ra-at ṭup-pi šil-lat-MEŠ

(o 16) [During] his reign he wrote and left a stele of lies, tablets of impudence [concerning] the gods' purification rites.

o 1717

[UGU ŠU].LUḪ.ḪA DINGIR.RA -ṭur-ma i-zib

o 1818

[d]⸢60⸣ LUGAL ša₂ si-ma-tu-šu₂ rab-ba- ik-kil-me-šu₂-ma

(o 18) Anu, the king whose fates are very great, looked him malevolently and [...] his great guilt [...] clothed his body with [...] ....

o 1919

[...] A še-ret-su ra-bi-tu₄

o 2020

[...] GI zu-mur-šu₂ u₂-lab-biš

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Reverse
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r (traces of 1 line)
r 2'2'

[...] MEŠ : .BAR!(U₄) ma-ku[...] la₃ TUKUu₂

(r 2') [...] ... : the verdicts of Aku-[...] have not [...].

r 3'3'

[n] MU.AN.NA [...] i-pu-

(r 3') [...] exercised [...] for [n] years.


(catchline)
r 4'4'

[mAMAR]—dSUEN.NA MU 10-LA₂-1 [...] LUGALu₂-tu₂ i-pu-[]

(r 4') [Amar]-Suena exercised the kingship for 9 years [...].

(colophon)
r 5'5'

[GIM] SUMUN-šu₂ SAR-ma ba-ru₃ u₃ up-puš₄ GABA⸣.[RI giš]⸢DA NIG₂.GA d[...]

(r 5') Written [according to] its original and checked and properly executed. Copy of a wooden writing board, property of [...].

r 6'6'

[IM] md60—ŠEŠGAL₂ši A ša₂ mki-dind60 lu₂ŠA₃.BAL.⸢BAL [...] lu₂[MAŠ.MAŠ ...]

(r 6') Tablet of Anu-ah-ušabši, son of Kidin-Anu, descendant of [...], incantation priest of [...], high priest of the Reš temple, Urukean. Hand of Anu-balassu-[iqbi ...].

r 7'7'

[lu₂]⸢ŠEŠ⸣.GALi ša₂ e₂re- UNUGkiu₂ qa-at₂ [md60]—DIN-su—[E ...]

r 8'8'

[ana] a-ḫa-zi-šu₂ GID₂.DA U₄-MEŠ-šu₂ DIN ZI-[MEŠ-šu₂ ...]

(r 8') [... for] his learning, for the lengthening of his days, for the living of his life [and] deposited (it) in Uruk and the Reš, temple of his lordship.

r 9'9'

[ina UNUG]ki u e₂re- E₂ ENu₂-ti-šu₂ u₂-⸢kin

r 10'10'

[UNUGki] itiNE U₄ 21-KAM MU ŠU 1-KAM man-ti-ʾi-ku-su LUGAL KUR.KUR

(r 10') [Uruk], Abu (month V), day 21, year sixty 1. Antiochus, king of the lands.


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