Names

  • Aššur-bel-kala 03

Numbers

  • Q005984
  • Aššur-bel-kala 03

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Details

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

Aššur-bel-kala 03

Obverse
Lacuna
1'1'

[...] x x (x)-a-te lu am-da?-[ḫaṣ? ...]

(1') [...] I fought [...] I made a colossal [royal statue of myself (and) wrote] thereon (a description of) my royal victories. [...] I traversed [Mount Ḫirua, conquered and burnt] the city Uruniaš of the land Ḫimme. I made a royal statue of myself (and) [wrote thereon (a description of) my] royal victories. [I made (another) royal statue of myself (and) erected (it) in ]arra, the house of my succor, before Aššur, my lord. [...] On numerous [campaigns against the Ar]ameans, the enemies of Aššur, who in the land [... I continually plundered ... 300 lions ...] with my fierce valor, in [my] second regnal year [... with] my sharp arrows [... their names] are not written with these animals [...]

2'2'

[ṣa-lam MAN-ti-ia šur]-ba-a - li-ta-at MAN-ti-ia i-na qer-[bi-šu al-ṭu-ur (...)]

3'3'

[... KUR.ḫi-ru-a] ab-bal-kit URU.ú-ru-ni-áš ša KUR.ḫi-im-me [...]

4'4'

[...] ṣa-lam MAN-ti-ia - li-ta-at LUGAL-ti-[ia i-na qer-bi-šu al-ṭu-ur]

5'5'

[... - i-na é]-šár-ra É tu-kúl-ti-ia i-na pa-ni -šur EN-[ia ú-še-zi-iz (...)]

6'6'

[... KASKAL.MEŠ-at KUR.a]-ri-me ma-da-a-te za-i-ru-ut -šur ša i-na KUR.[... aḫ-tab-ba-tu (...)]

7'7'

[...]-te i-na me-ziz qar-du-ti-ia i-na 2-e BALA-[ia ...]

8'8'

[... i-na] mul-mu-li-ia na-aḫ-ZU-te [...]

9'9'

[... MU.MEŠ-šu-nu] it-ti ú-ma-mi an--e la-a šaṭ-ru [...]


10'10'

[i-na u₄-mi-šu-ma .GAL ... ša (...) mpu-zur₈-]-šur DUMU -šur-ERIM-TÁḪ e-púš e-na-aḫ m-šur-[...]

(10') [At that time the ... Gate Puzur-Ašš]ur (III), son of Aššur-nārārī (I) had built (it and when) it became dilapidated Ašš[ur-... rebuilt (it) it had again become dilapidated], the flood had washed it away. [I completely reconstructed] this gate.

11'11'

[mi]-lu it-bal-ši .GAL ši-a-ti a-[na si-ḫír-ti-ša ...]

12'12'

[...] a-na u₄-um ṣa-a-te NUN-ú [EGIR ...]

(12') [In the future], in days to come, [may a later] prince [when this gate becomes old and dilapidated, restore its weakened portions]. May he restore [my monumental inscriptions to] their [places]. (Then) A[ššur will listen to his prayers].

13'13'

[a-na ]-ri-šu-nu lu-ter -[šur ik-ri-bi-šu i-še-em-me mu--kir₆ šiṭ-ri-ia ù MU-ia ...]

(13'b) [As for the one who removes my inscription and my name]: May [Aššur ...] take away from him [his throne].

14'14'

[... GIŠ.GU.ZA-šu] li-ki-mu-šu [...]

Lacuna


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/Q005984/.