Names

  • eCUT A 12-09

Numbers

  • Q007108
  • CTU A 12-09

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Details

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

eCUT A 12-09 (CTU A 12-09)

Obverse
11

dḫal-di-ni-ni al-su-i-ši-ni mru-sa-a-še

(1) Through the greatness of the god Ḫaldi Rusa, son of Argišti, built this fortress to perfection in front of Mount Eiduru.

22

mar-giš-te-ḫi-ni-še i-ni É.GAL ba-du-si-i-e

33

ši-di---ni KUR.e-i-du-ru-ka-i mru-sa-a-še

(3b) Rusa says: it was rock, nothing had been (ever) built here (before).

44

a-li NA₄.qar-bi ma-nu ú-i gi-i -ti-ni

55

ši-da-ú-ri i-e-še e-ʾa É.BÁRA e-ʾa É.GAL

(5b) I built both a temple and a fortress to perfection.

66

ba-du-si-i-e ši-di---ú-bi 1

(6b) uninscribed

77

(vacat)

88

GIŠ.ul-di GIŠ.za-a-ri šú-ú-ḫi te-ru-ú-bi URU šú-ú-ḫi

(8) I planted a vineyard (and) a new orchard, (and) I built a new city here.

99

-ti-ni ši-di---ú-bi tar-gi-i-ni-li

(9b) I accomplished mighty deeds here. I gave it the name Rusaḫinili.

1010

ar-ni-ú-ši-ni-li -ti-ni za-du-bi te-ru-bi

1111

ti-ni mru-sa-ḫi-ni-li dḫal-di-ni-ni al-su-i-ši-ni

(11b) Through the greatness of the god Ḫaldi (I am) Rusa, son of Argišti, strong king, great king, king of the Bia lands, lord of Ṭušpa-City.

1212

mru-sa-a-ni mar-giš-te-ḫi MAN DAN-NU MAN al-su-i-ni

1313

MAN KUR.bi-a-i-na-ú-e a-lu-si URU.ṭu--pa-e URU

1414

mru-sa-a-še a-li a-lu-še ti-ni-ni -li-e ma-a-si

(14) Rusa says: (as for the one) who destroys (my) name and puts his (own) name (there), may the god Ḫaldi, the Weather-God (and) the Sun-God destroy him!

1515

ti-ni te-li-e -ri-ni-ni dḫal-di-še dIM dUTU-še

1End of line 6 as well as line 7 left blank.


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/Q007108/.