Anu-uballiṭ Nikarchus 1

1 1 itiBARA₂ MU ŠU.8-KAM₂ msi-lu-ku LUGAL md60—DINiṭ DUMU+ša₂ md60—ik-ṣur A mŠEŠʾu-u₂-tu₂

(1) Nisannu, year sixty-8, Seleucus was king.1 Anu-uballiṭ, son of Anu-ikṣur, descendant of Ahʾutu, governor of Uruk, to whom Antiochus king of the lands gave the second name Nikarchus:

2 2 lu₂GARnu ša₂ UNUGki ša₂ man-ti--i-ku-su LUGAL KUR.KUR-MEŠ
3 3 mni-ki-qa-ar-qu-su MU-šu₂ ša₂-nu-u₂ -kun-nu
4 4 e₂re- E₂ d60 u₃ an-tu₄ KA₂!.MAḪ KA₂ GAL man-za-za dPAP.SUKKAL

(4) The Reš temple, temple of Anu and Antu: the Lofty Gate, the great gate, socle of Papsukkal, entrance to the Reš temple; the Great Gate, socle of Nusku, entrance gate -- 2 gates that open on the south side --

5 5 ne₂-re-bu e₂re- KA₂.GAL man-za-za dNUSKA KA₂ ne₂-re-bu
6 6 ⸢2 KA₂⸣-MEŠ ša₂ a-na id-di tu₁₅KUR.RA BADu₂
7 7 KA₂.ḪE₂.EN.GAL₂.LA KA₂ mu-še-ri-ib!(I) ḫi-ṣib KURi

(7) (and) the Gate of Plenty, gate that allows the bounty of the land to enter: total 3 gates that open onto the outside, 7 courtyards are located next to the courtyard of the Dais of Destinies;

8 8 PAP 3 KA₂-MEŠ ša₂ a-na KA₂an-na BADu₂ 7 e₂TUR₃-MEŠ
9 9 id-di e₂TUR₃ ša₂ BARA₂ NAM-MEŠ ina lib-bi ŠUBu₂
10 10 e₂BAD₃ e₂re- E₂ dul-lu-MEŠ e₂pa-pa-ḫi-MEŠ ša₂ DINGIR-MEŠ GAL-MEŠ

(10) The enclosure wall of the Reš temple, the service buildings, the shrines of the great gods and their courtyards -- he built and completed.

11 11 u₃ e₂TUR₃-MEŠ-šu₂-nu DU₃-ma u₂-šak-lil
12 12 gišIG-MEŠ iṣ-ṣi i-ri-šu₂ DU₁₀.GA DU₃-ma ina sip-pi-MEŠ-šu₂ u₂-ret-ti

(12) He built the doors of sweet, fragrant wood and installed them in their frames. He surrounded the temple with a parapet.

13 13 ki-il-li-li E₂ NIGINmi
14 14 sik-kur KU₃.SI₂₂ AGA KU₃.SI₂₂ DU₃-ma ina KA₂.MAḪ a-na KA₂an-na GARnu

(14) He built a gold bolt (and) a gold crown and they were installed at the Lofty Gate facing outwards.

15 15 ana bul-ṭu ša₂ man-ti--i-ku-su u msi-lu-ku LUGAL-MEŠ DU₃-ma u₂-šak-lil

(15) He built and completed (all this) for the life of Antiochus and Seleucus the kings.

16 16 itiBARA₂ U₄ 8-KAM₂ da-nu₃ u₃ an-tu₄ KU₄-ma

(16) On the 8th day of Nisannu (Month I)2 Anu and Antu entered and occupied their seats in Namena, the shrine, for eternity. He established regular ginû-offerings and sattukku-offerings in it (the shrine), as formerly.

17 17 ina E₂.NAM.EN.NA e₂pa-pa-ḫi ina šub-ti-šu₂-nu
18 18 a-na da-ra-a-tu₂ u₂-šib-bi gi-nu-u₂ sat-tuk-ku
19 19 ki-ma maḫ-ri-im-ma u₂-kinin-ni qe₂-reb-šu₂

1 68 SE = 244–243 BC.

2 Namely , 18 April 244 BC.