Names

  • Aššur-bel-kala 01

Numbers

  • Q005982
  • Aššur-bel-kala 01

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Details

  • tablet, cone, stele
  • Middle Assyrian
  • Written ca. 1073-1056
  • Qalat Sherqat (Assur)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Ashur-bel-kala

Aššur-bel-kala 01

Obverse
oLacuna
o 1'1'

[...] x ša KUR.ḫi?-x-[x]

(1') [...] of the land Ḫimme [...] against/upon ... [...] his city [...] ... [...] their fortresses, their [...], of the land Ḫimme, [I conquered and destroyed/plundered]. Men and [sheep] which, like the stars of heaven, [had no number, I carried off]. All of their cities, of the land Ḫimme, [I conquered and destroyed]. I did not leave [a single warrior alive]. I flayed the men, their city-rulers, [...]. Over against their numerous cities I built [into mounds the corpses of] their [warriors] which I had felled with the sword in the battlefield [...]. Soldiers, armed troops, [...] without number I blinded. (Thus) I achieved vengeance for my land which [...] ... their blood/corpses ...

o 2'2'

[...] x [x x] x [...] x-ia UGU x ru na [x]

o 3'3'

[...] x URU-šu [...] x li MEŠ a li tu

o 4'4'

[...] ḫal-ṣa-ni-šu-nu [...]-a-nu-ti?-šu-nu ša KUR.ḫi-me

o 5'5'

[...] a-mi-lu-ta ù [...] x ša ki-ma MUL.MEŠ AN-e

o 6'6'

[...] nap-ḫar URU.MEŠ-šu-nu ša KUR.ḫi-me

o 7'7'

[...] ul e-zib .MEŠ EN.MEŠ URU.MEŠ-šu-nu a-ku-uṣ

o 8'8'

[...] i-na UGU URU.MEŠ-šu-nu ma-[du-te? šal-mat? ERIM.MEŠ]-šu-nu ša i-na tu-ša-ri

o 9'9'

[...] i-na GIŠ.TUKUL.MEŠ ú-šam-qi-tu a-na x [...]-ir-ia-te.MEŠ ar-ṣip

o 10'10'

muq-tab-li ERIM.MEŠ GIŠ.TUKUL.MEŠ [... a-na la]-a? mi-na ú--píl

o 11'11'

gi-mil KUR-ia ša a-[...] ÚŠ.MEŠ-šu-nu a x (x) šap-pu-ʾu-ta


o 12'12'

a-na KUR.ḫab-ḫi al-lik URU.ḫa-sa [...] x x ul-tu URU.áš-ku-x

(12') I marched to the land Ḫabḫu. The cities Ḫasa, [...] from the city Ašku ... [...], cities of the land Ḫabḫu, I conquered. I [carried off ...] to my city Aššur.

o 13'13'

[...] URU.MEŠ-ni ša KUR.ḫab-ḫi ak-šud [...] a-na URU-ia -šur ub-[la]


o 14'14'

mGIŠ.tukul-ti-dme-er MAN KUR.-[ri ...] x GAL-e e-ru-[ub?]

(14') Tukultī-Mēr, king of the land M[ari ...] great, entered. [...] By the command of the god Aššur, [my lord], I marched [to the land Mari (...)]. The land Mar[i ...] I uprooted their [people].

o 15'15'

[...] i-na -bit da-šur [EN-ia ...] al-lik KUR.-ri

o 16'16'

[...] x x [...]-šu-nu as-su-[ḫa]

o 17'17'

[...] x-na? ša DIŠ x x x

(17') (Too broken for translation)

o 18'18'

[...] x ša x x [(x)]


o 19'19'

[...] x x 5-šu-nu lu e-[x-(x)]

Lacuna
Reverse
rLacuna
r 1'1'

[...] x [...]

(r 1') (Too broken for translation)

r 2'2'

[...] x ṣu x [...]

r 3'3'

[...] x lu bur šu x [...]

r 4'4'

[...] áš-qu-up-šu-nu-ti?

(r 4') [...] I planted/erected them.


r 5'5'

[...]-šu li-ia-a?-ri? .GI -

(r 5') [... with ...] liyāri-wood (white cedar), (and) gold I made. [...] ... I blocked up.

r 6'6'

[...] a x-ri-a-tu ak-si-ir


r 7'7'

[...]-ú-ta MU-šam-ma EGIR-šu-nu

(r 7') [...] annually, after them [...] the gods Ninurta and Nergal, who love my priesthood, [gave to me the wild beasts]. I killed [...] wild asses [...] with these animals my [...] I was doing/making.

r 8'8'

[... d]MAŠ ù dIGI.DU ša SANGA-ti-ia i-ra-mu

r 9'9'

[...].MEŠ a-duk <<DUK>> ANŠE.EDIN.NA.MEŠ

r 10'10'

[... it]-ti ú-ma-mi x an--e

r 11'11'

[...]-ia e?-tap-pa-áš


r 12'12'

[...] x i-ši-ma lu? ib-ba-la-ka-tu

(r 12') [...] ... and keep rebelling [...] king [...]

r 13'13'

[...] ba? KAL LUGAL x [...] x-er-šu


r 14'14'

[...] x x [...]

(r 14') (Too broken for translation)

r 15'15'

[...] x-ma [...]

r 16'16'

[...] x [...]


Based on A. Kirk Grayson, Assyrian Rulers of the Early First Millennium BC I (1114-859 BC) (RIMA 2), Toronto, 1991. Adapted by Jamie Novotny (2015-16) and lemmatized and updated by Nathan Morello (2016-17) for the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation-funded OIMEA Project 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/Q005982/.