Names

  • Esarhaddon 2003

Numbers

  • Q003405
  • Esarhaddon 2003

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  • prism
  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Written ca. 680-669
  • Kuyunjik (Nineveh)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Esarhaddon

Esarhaddon 2003 [via RINAP/RINAP4]

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Column i
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i 1'1'

[LUGAL KUR -šur].KI

(i 1') [I, Zakūtu/Naqīʾa, (...) wife of Sennacherib, king of the world, king of Assyria], [daug]hter-in-law of [Sarg]on (II), king of the world, king of [Assyria], (i 5′) mother of Es[arh]addon, king of the world (and) king of Assyria; the gods Aššur, [n], Šamaš, Nabû, and Marduk, [Ištar of Ninev]eh, (and) [Ištar of Arbela],

i 2'2'

kal-lat m[MAN?]-GI.NA

i 3'3'

LUGAL kiš-šá-ti

i 4'4'

LUGAL KUR []-šur.KI

i 5'5'

AMA m-[šur]-PAP-

i 6'6'

LUGAL kiš-šá-ti

i 7'7'

LUGAL KUR -šur.KI-ma

i 8'8'

d-šur d30 dUTU

i 9'9'

dAG u dAMAR.UTU

i 10'10'

[d15 šá] NINA.KI

i 11'11'

[d15 šá LÍMMU]-DINGIR.KI

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Column ii
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ii 1'1'

x x [...]1

(ii 1') ...[ ... who] flattened [his foes and] fastened lead-ropes on the kings of the [four] quarters

ii 2'2'

is-pu-nu-[ma]

ii 3'3'

LUGAL.MEŠ šá kib-rat LÍMMU

ii 4'4'

id-du-u

ii 5'5'

ṣer-re-e-

ii 6'6'

UN.MEŠ KUR.KUR

(ii 6') He (Esarhaddon) gave to me as my lordly share the inhabitants of conquered lands, foes plundered by his bow. I made them carry hoe (and) basket, and they made bricks.

ii 7'7'

ki-šit-ti

ii 8'8'

na-ki-ri

ii 9'9'

ḫu-bu-ut GIŠ.PAN-šú

ii 10'10'

ša a-na -

ii 11'11'

EN-ú-ti-ia

ii 12'12'

-ru-ka

ii 13'13'

GIŠ.al-lu tup-šik-ku

ii 14'14'

ú-šá-áš-ši-šú-nu-ti-ma

ii 15'15'

il-bi-nu SIG₄

ii 16'16'

qaq-qa-ru pu-ṣe-e

(ii 16') [I ...] a cleared tract of land in the citadel of (the city of) Nineveh, [be]hind the temple of the gods Sîn and Šamaš, [for a] royal [residence of Esarh]addon, my [beloved son, ...] ...

ii 17'17'

ina MURUB₄ URU šá NINA.KI

ii 18'18'

[ku]-tal É d30 u dUTU

ii 19'19'

[ana mu-šab?] LUGAL-u-ti

ii 20'20'

[ša m]-šur-PAP-

ii 21'21'

[DUMU na-ram lìb]-bi-ia

ii 22'22'

[...] x

ii 23'23'

[...] x

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Column iii
iiiiii Lacuna

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iii 1'1'

[...] x2

(iii 1') [...] ... [...] I roof[ed it with ...] (and) I installed matching doors of cypress, a gift for my son, in its gates. I built (and) completed that house (and) filled (it) with splendor.

iii 2'2'

[...] x

iii 3'3'

[...] x

iii 4'4'

x [...] x

iii 5'5'

ú-šat-ri-[ṣa UGU-šú]

iii 6'6'

GIŠ.IG.MEŠ GIŠ.ŠUR.MÌN

iii 7'7'

šu-ta-ḫa-a-ti

iii 8'8'

qiš-ti DUMU-ia

iii 9'9'

ú-rat-ta-a .MEŠ-šú

iii 10'10'

É šu-a-tu

iii 11'11'

ar-ṣip ú-šak-lil

iii 12'12'

lu-le-e ú-ma-al-li

iii 13'13'

d-šur dMAŠ.MAŠ

(iii 13') I invited the gods Aššur, Ninurta, Sîn, Šamaš, Adad and Ištar, Nabû and Marduk, (and) the gods who reside in Nineveh inside it and [offered] sumptuous pure offerings before [them].

iii 14'14'

d30 dšá-maš

iii 15'15'

dIŠKUR u d-tar

iii 16'16'

dAG u dAMAR.UTU

iii 17'17'

DINGIR.MEŠ a-ši-bu-ut NINA.KI

iii 18'18'

ina qer-bi-šú

iii 19'19'

aq-re-e-ma

iii 20'20'

UDU.SISKUR.MEŠ taš-ri-iḫ-te

iii 21'21'

eb-bu-ú-[ti]

iii 22'22'

ma?-ḫar?-[šú-un?]

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Column iv
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iv 1'1'

LUGAL [...]

(iv 1') king [...] over ... [...] whatever ... [...] ... [...] ... [...]

iv 2'2'

UGU x [...]

iv 3'3'

mim-ma x [...]

iv 4'4'

x [...]

iv 5'5'

ru-[...]

iv 6'6'

a-šib x [...]

(iv 6') who resides [...] may [...] endure. The [...] šēdu (and) the safeguarding lamassu took care of its interior and constantly looked after (it).

iv 7'7'

lil-bur [...]

iv 8'8'

dALAD x [...]

iv 9'9'

dLAMMA mu-šal-li-mu

iv 10'10'

-reb-šú ip--du-ma

iv 11'11'

it-ta-ru-ú

iv 12'12'

ka-a-a-an

iv 13'13'

md-šur-ŠEŠ-SUM.NA

(iv 13') I invited Esarhaddon, king of Assyria, my beloved son, inside [it and] estab[lished] ... [...]

iv 14'14'

LUGAL KUR -šur.KI

iv 15'15'

DUMU na-ram lìb-bi-ia

iv 16'16'

ina qer-[bi-šú]

iv 17'17'

aq-re-e-[ma]

iv 18'18'

áš-ta-[kan]

iv 19'19'

x [...]

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v 1'1'

[...]-šu

(v 1') [...] ... [...] I had [...] ... instituted. [I ...] for Esarh[addon, my] be[loved] son, anything of value that a palace requires (and) is befitting kingship.

v 2'2'

x x (x) x-ki

v 3'3'

ú-šá-áš-kin

v 4'4'

mim-ma aq-ru

v 5'5'

ḫi-še-eḫ-ti É.GAL

v 6'6'

si-mat LUGAL-ú-ti

v 7'7'

a-na m-šur-PAP-[]

v 8'8'

DUMU na-[ram lìb-bi-ia]

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1The 2011 print edition of RINAP 4 overlooked this line and, therefore, the line count of this column now differs by one line; ii 2´–22´ = ii 1´–21´ of the old edition.

2Two lines at the beginning of this column were not included in RINAP 4. Therefore, the line count of this column now differs by two lines; iii 3´–22´ = RINAP 4 iii 3´–20´.


Created by Erle Leichty, Jamie Novotny, and the Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Assyrian Period (RINAP) Project, 2011, 2017. Lemmatized by Jamie Novotny, 2010, and updated by him, 2017, 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/rinap/Q003405/.