Names

  • eCUT A 12-07

Numbers

  • Q007106
  • CTU A 12-07

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Details

  • stone block (foundation)
  • 7th century
  • Bastam
  • Royal stone inscription
  • Rusa, son of Argišti (A 12)

eCUT A 12-07 (CTU A 12-07)

Obverse
11

dḫal-di-e EN i-ni É.BÁRA mru-sa-še

(1) For the god Ḫaldi, the Lord, Rusa, son of Argišti, built this temple.

22

mar-giš-te-ḫi-ni-še ši-di---ni dḫal-di-ni-ni

(2b) Through the protection of the god Ḫaldi, Rusa, son of Argišti, says:

33

-ma-ši-ni mru-sa-še mar-giš-te-ḫi-ni-še

44

a-li qar-bi sal-zi ma-nu ú-i gi-e-i

(4b) the rock was bare(?), nothing had (ever) been built there. As soon as the god Ḫaldi ordered, I built it (and) named it ‘Small City of Rusa’.

55

-ti-ni ši-da-ú-ri šú-ki dḫal-di-še

66

ú-bar-du-du-ni i-e-še ši-di---bi

77

te-ru-bi ti-ni mru-sa-a-i URU.TUR

88

mru-sa-a-še mar-giš-te-ḫi-ni-še a-li

(8) Rusa, son of Argišti, says: (as for the one) who destroys this inscription, (as for the one) who damages it, (as for the one) who destroys it, may the god Ḫaldi, the Weather-God, the Sun-God (and all) the gods annihilate him, (and) may (his) name not remain under the sun.

99

a-lu-še i-ni DUB-te -li-e a-lu-še

1010

pi--li-e a-lu-še ip-ḫu-li-e -ri-ni-ni

1111

dḫal-di-še dIM-še dUTU-ni-še DINGIR.MEŠ-še

1212

-ku-u-i ti-ni ma-nu-ni dUTU-ni-ka-i

1313

mru-sa-a-ni mar-giš-te-ḫi

(13) (I am) Rusa, son of Argišti, strong king, king of the lands, king of the Bia lands, king of kings, lord of Ṭušpa-City.

1414

MAN DAN-NU MAN KUR.KUR.MEŠ-a-u-e

1515

MAN KUR.bi-a-i-na-u-e MAN MAN-ú-e

1616

[a]-lu-si URU.ṭu--pa-a-e URU


Based on Mirjo Salvini, Corpus dei Testi Urartei (CTU), Volume I–V, 2008–2018: Adapted, revised, lemmatized, and translated into English, by Birgit Christiansen (2016-) for the Munich Open-access Cuneiform Corpus Initiative (MOCCI), a corpus-building initiative funded by LMU Munich and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (through the establishment of the Alexander von Humboldt Chair for Ancient History of the Near and Middle East) and based at the Historisches Seminar - Abteilung Alte Geschichte of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as http://oracc.org/ecut/Q007106/.