Names

  • Aššur-bel-nišešu 1

Numbers

  • Q005706
  • Aššur-bel-nišešu 1

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Details

  • cone
  • Old Assyrian
  • Written ca. ca. 1407-1399
  • Qalat Sherqat (Assur)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Ashur-bel-nisheshu

Aššur-bel-nišešu 1

Obverse
11

da-šùr-EN-ni-še-[šu]

(1) Aššur-bēl-nišē[šu], vice-regent of the god Aššur, son of Aššur-nārārī (II), (who was) also vice-regent of the god Aššur:

22

ÉNSI da-šùr

33

DUMU da-šùr--ra-ri ÉNSI

44

da-šùr-ma a-na ba--ṭí-šu ù [ša-lam]

(4) For his life and the [well-being] of his city the great wall of New City which Puzur-Aššur III, the prince my forefather, had built next to that wall I built a new wall. I applied a facing to all of it from the great wall of Inner City as far as the River (Tigris). I built (it) from top to bottom and deposited my clay cone.

55

[a]-li-šu BÀD GAL ša URU--še

66

ša pu-zu-ur-da-šùr ru-ba-ú a-bi e-pu-šu

77

a-na -it-ti BÀD šu-a-tu BÀD -šé e-pu-

88

-tu BÀD GAL ša lìb-bi-a-lim qa-du ÍD

99

a-na si-ḫi-ir-ti-[šu] ú-la-ab-bi-is-su

1010

-tu -še-šu qa-du ša-ap-ti-šu e-pu-

1111

ù -ik--ti -ku-un ru-ba-ú ur-ki-ú

(11) The gods Aššur and Adad will listen to the prayers of a later prince when that wall becomes dilapidated and he rebuilds (it). May (the same prince) restore my clay cone to its place.

1212

i-nu-ma BÀD.KI šu-ut e-nu-ḫu-ma e-pu-šu

1313

da-šùr ù dIŠKUR ik-ri-bi-šu

1414

i-ša-me-ú ù -ik--ti

1515

a-na -ri-ša lu-te-er


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/Q005706/.