Names

  • Ikunum 2

Numbers

  • Q005640
  • Ikunum 2

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Details

  • chest
  • Old Assyrian
  • Written ca. ca. 1934-1921
  • Qalat Sherqat (Assur)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Ikunum

Ikunum 2

Obverse
11

i-ku-nu-um1

(1) Ikūnum, vice-regent of the god Aššur, dedicated (this) stone chest to the god Aššur his lord, the god his helper, and Aššur-imittī, his son, took it in(to the Aššur temple) for his life.

22

ÉNSI

33

da-šùr

44

a-na da-šùr

55

be--šu

66

DINGIR mu-ta-bi--šu

77

NA₄.-it-na-am

88

ik-ru-ub-ma

99

da-šùr-i--

1010

me-ra-šu

1111

a-na ba-la-ṭì-šu

1212

ú-šé-ri-ib

1Unlike its standard rendering here (which follows practical reasons), this inscription's text reads from bottom to top, i.e. line 1 is at the bottom and line 12 at the top.


Based on A. Kirk Grayson, Assyrian Rulers of the Third and Second Millennia BC (to 1115 BC) (RIMA 1), Toronto, 1987. Adapted by Jamie Novotny (2015-16) and lemmatized and updated by Nathan Morello (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/riao/Q005640/.