Names

  • Sîn-šarru-iškun 11

Numbers

  • Q003872
  • Sîn-šarru-iškun 11

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Details

  • cone
  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Written ca. ca. 626-612
  • Qalat Sherqat (Assur)
  • Royal Inscription
  • Sîn-šarru-iškun

Sîn-šarru-iškun 11

Obverse
11

a-na-ku md30-LUGAL-GAR-un MAN GAL MAN dan-nu MAN ŠÚ LUGAL KUR -šur.KI A m-šur--A MAN GAL MAN dan-nu MAN ŠÚ MAN KUR -šur.KI MAN KUR EME.GI₇ u URI.KI A m-šur-PAP- MAN GAL MAN dan-nu MAN ŠÚ MAN KUR -šur.KI GÌR.NÍTA .DINGIR.KI MAN KUR EME.GI₇ u URI.KI A md30-PAP.MEŠ-SU

(1) I, Sîn-šarra-iškun, great king, strong king, king of the world, king of Assyria; son of Ashurbanipal, great king, strong king, king of the world, king of Assyria, king of the land of Sumer and Akkad; son of Esarhaddon, great king, strong king, king of the world, king of Assyria, governor of Babylon, king of the land of Sumer and Akkad; son of Sennacherib, great king, strong king, king of the world, king of Assyria, unrivalled ruler; descendant of Sargon (II), great king, strong king, king of the world, king of Assyria, governor of Babylon, king of the land of Sumer and Akkad:

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MAN GAL MAN dan-nu MAN ŠÚ MAN KUR -šur.KI NUN la šá-na-an ŠÀ.BAL.BAL mLUGAL-GI.NA MAN GAL MAN dan-nu MAN ŠÚ MAN KUR -šur.KI GÌR.NÍTA .DINGIR.KI MAN KUR EME.GI₇ u URI.KI ina SAG LUGAL-ti-ia ki-i ṭè-me DINGIR-ma

(2b) At the beginning of my kingship (and) in accordance with the will of the god(s), I wanted to (re)build the temple of the god Nabû that is inside Baltil (Aššur). In a favorable month, (on) an auspicious day, I laid its foundation(s) and I mixed its kalakku-mortar with beer (and) wine. Its brick maker(s and) hod carrier(s) spent their days in rejoicing (and) singing. I built (and) completed (it) from its foundation(s) to its crenellations.

33

a-na - É dAG šá -reb bal-til.KI lìb-bi ub-la ina ITI DÙG.GA u₄-mu še-me-e te-me-en-šú ad-di-ma ina KAŠ.SAG GEŠTIN ka-lak-ka-šu ab-lul la-bin SIG₄.MEŠ-šú

44

za-bíl ku-dúr-ri-šú ina e-le-li nin-gu-tu ub-ba-la UD-šu-un TA UŠ₈-šú a-di gaba-dib-bi-šu ar-ṣip ú-šak-lil1

55

ITI.DU₆. lim-mu msa-ʾi-lu .GAL MUḪALDIM

(5) Tašrītu (VII), eponymy of Saʾilu, the chief cook (620*).

1As noted by Donbaz and Grayson (RICCA p. 60), this line in ex. 11 is garbled. It contains about six or seven uncontrubale signs (see the photo in Schmitt, Ischtar-Tempel pl. 231 no. 755).


Created by Jamie Novotny and Joshua Jeffers, 2015-22. Lemmatized by Jamie Novotny, 2018, 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/rinap/Q003872/.