Names

  • Aššur-uballiṭ I 3

Numbers

  • Q005721
  • Aššur-uballiṭ I 3

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Details

  • flint-shaped stone
  • Middle Assyrian
  • Written ca. ca. 1353-1318
  • Qalat Sherqat (Assur)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Ashur-uballit I

Aššur-uballiṭ I 3

Obverse
11

mda-šur-TI

(1) Aššur-uballiṭ, vice-regent of the god Aššur, son of Erība-Adad (I), (who was) also vice-regent of the god Aššur:

22

ÉNSI da-šur

33

DUMU SU-dIŠKUR

44

ÉNSI* da-šur-ma

55

e-nu-ma da-šur be-

(5) When the god Aššur, my lord, allowed me to construct the Patti-ṭuḫdi (“Canal of Abundance”), bearer of abundant fertility, I filled in with earth the well which was called Uballiṭ-nišēšu (“It Has Given Life to His People”), (the source) of the pond behind the terrace (it was) ten cubits down to water(-level) , which previously Aššur-nādin-aḫḫē (II?), vice-regent of the god Aššur, had dug (and which) was reinforced with limestone, bitumen, (and) baked bricks the limestone was below water-level it was not suitable for the requirements of an orchard.

66

pa-at-ti-ṭuḫ-di

77

a-bi-la-at ḪE.GÁL

88

ù ḪÉ.NUN

99

a-na e-pe-ši lu id*-di-na

1010

ša ú-bal-iṭ-<ni>-še-šu šum-ša

1111

ša ia-a-ar-ḫi ša ku-tal tam-le-e

1212

10 i-na am-me-ti

1313

šu-pu-ul-ša a-di me-e

1414

ša i-na pa-na

1515

mda-šur-na-din-a-ḫi

1616

ÉNSI da-šur

1717

iḫ-ru-ši

1818

i-na pi-li ku-up?-ri

1919

a-gúr-ri pi-li

2020

i-na ṭi-bi ša kun-nu

2121

a-na ši-pár GIŠ.KIRI₆

2222

e-pe-ši ul na-ṭa-a

2323

e-pe-ra lu ú-me-li-ši

2424

a-na EGIR.MEŠ u₄-mi

(24) In the future, a king who wishes (to use) that well can remove the earth and (thereby) reach the water.

2525

LUGAL ša ša-a-ti

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i-ḫa-ša-ḫu-ši

2727

ep-ri-ša

2828

li-še-la-am-ma

2929

ù me-e-ša

3030

li-ik-šu-ud


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/Q005721/.