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  • Ashurbanipal Babylonian 22

Numbers

  • Q003820
  • Ashurbanipal Babylonian 22

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  • brick
  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Written ca. 668-ca. 631
  • Me-Turran
  • Royal Inscription
  • Ashurbanipal

Ashurbanipal Babylonian 22 [via RIBO/BABYLON6]

Obverse
11

a-na dU.GUR dan-dan-nu* DINGIR.MEŠ kaš-kaš DINGIR.MEŠ šur-bu-ú gít-ma-la

(1) For the god Nergal, mightiest of the gods, most overpowering of the gods, the supreme, perfect, (and) noble sovereign of his brother(s), the one who dwells in (the temple) Ešaḫula, the lord of Sirara, his lord:

22

mut-tal-la e-tel-lu ŠEŠ-šú a-šib é-šà-ḫúl*-la EN si-ra-ra.KI

33

EN-šú mAN.ŠÁR--IBILA MAN GAL MAN dan-nu* MAN ŠÚ MAN KUR--šur.KI

(3b) Ashurbanipal, great king, mighty king, king of the world, king of Assyria; son of Esarhaddon, great king, mighty king, king of the world, king of Assyria, king of Babylon, king of the land of Sumer and Akkad; grandson of Sennacherib, great king, mighty king, king of the world, king of Assyria

44

DUMU mAN.ŠÁR-ŠEŠ-SUM.NA MAN GAL MAN dan-nu* MAN ŠÚ MAN KUR--šur.KI

55

MAN TIN.TIR.KI MAN KUR-šu-me-ri ù URI.KI

66

DUMU DUMU md30-ŠEŠ.MEŠ-SU MAN GAL MAN dan-nu* MAN ŠÚ

77

MAN KUR--šur.KI-ma ana TIN ZI.MEŠ-šú

(7b) In order to ensure his good health, he enlarged the courtyard of (the temple) Ešaḫula with baked bricks from a (ritually) pure kiln and made its processional way shine like daylight.

88

i-na a-gur-ru UDUN *-tim ki-sal-li

99

é-šà-ḫúl*-la ú-ra-bi-i-ma

1010

tal-lak-ta-šú ki-ma u₄-me ú-nam-mir


Based on Grant Frame, Rulers of Babylonia: From the Second Dynasty of Isin to the End of Assyrian Domination (1157-612 BC) (RIMB 2; Toronto, 1995). Digitized, lemmatized, and updated by Alexa Bartelmus, 2015-16, 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/ribo/Q003820/.