Names

  • Sîn-šarru-iškun 18

Numbers

  • Q003879
  • Sîn-šarru-iškun 18

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Details

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

Sîn-šarru-iškun 18

Obverse
11

[a-na dša-la] GAŠAN šur-bu- ḫi-rat dIŠKUR šá-ga--ri šá KAŠ₄ mur-ta-aṣ-nu

(1) [For the goddess Šala], supreme [lad]y, wife of the god Adad the majestic, the runner, the roaring one [...] the great gods who determine the <fat>es of flood water, the one who creates everything, [who ...] grain and abundance, who supports life for the people, who keeps everything alive, [who ...] all of the wicked, who rips out all enemies, who marches at the side of the king, [he]r favorite, [...] might[y] victories, who inte[rce]des on my behalf, who speaks favorable thing(s) about me, [who resides i]n Baltil (Aššur), the great lady, [his lady]:

22

[...] (x) x DINGIR.MEŠ GAL.MEŠ mu-šim*-mu*(over erasures) <ši-ma>-a-ti ILLU -at .A.BI

33

[x x (x)]-at -na-an u ṭuḫ-di mu-kil-lat ZI- UN.MEŠ mu-bal-liṭ-ṭa-at

44

(blank) (blank) ka-la mim-ma-ma

55

[...] kul-lat rag-gi na-si-iḫ na-gab za-ma-ni a-li-kàt Á.II LUGAL mi-gir-i-šá

66

[...] x da-na-ni u li-i-ti ṣa-bi-ta-[at] ab-bu-ti qa-bat MUNUS.SIG₅

77

[a-ši-bat ]-reb bal-til.KI GAŠAN (erasure?) GAL- [GAŠAN-šú md]30-MAN-GAR MAN KUR

(7b) [S]în-šarra-iškun, king of Assyria, [son of Ashurbani]pal, son of Esarhaddon, [son of] Sennacherib, [had] a table [made] of musukkannu, a [dura]ble wood, [an]d c[lad (it)] with shining ešmarû-metal, [and] (then) had (it) firmly placed before her (Šala) [to prepare] pure [m]eal(s) befitting her divinity so that [her] grea[t divinity] may constantly (and) unceasingly receive (meals) [for]ever.

88

[A m-šur-]-A A m-šur-PAP- [A md]30-PAP.MEŠ-SU1

99

[ú-še-piš]-ma GIŠ.BANŠUR GIŠ.MES..KAN.NA GIŠ [da]-re-e -ma-ra-a eb-bu ú-šal-[biš-ma]

1010

[a-na ra-kas] nap-tan eb-bi si-mat DINGIR-ti-šá ša ka-a-a-an la na-par-ka-a i-maḫ-ḫa-ru GAL-[tum DINGIR-ut-sa]

1111

[a-na u₄]-me ṣa-a-ti ú-kin ma-ḫar-šá

1212

[a-na] šat-ti dša-la GAŠAN GAL GIŠ.BANŠUR šú-a- ḫa-diš ina nap-lu-si-ki

(12) [On ac]count [of] this, O Šala, great lady, when you look with pleasure upon this table, heap up for me, Sîn-šarra-iškun, <king of> Assyria, successful harvest(s) (and) the pr[osperi]ty of grain, yearly, without ceasing. By your exalted command, in Ešarra, the palace of the gods, let me always safely shepherd the subjects of (the god) Aššur with abundance (and) plenty.

1313

ia-a-ti m<d>30-MAN-GAR <MAN KUR> 2 (blank)

1414

SI. BURU₁₄ na-pa-áš*(text: PA) dnisaba šat-ti-šam la na-par-ka-a paḫ-ri-i ina re-ši-ia

1515

ina -bit-ki ṣir-ti ina ḪÉ.NUN ṭuḫ-di šal-meš la-ar-te-ʾa-a ba-ʾu-lat -šur

1616

ina é-šár-ra É.GAL DINGIR.MEŠ (blank)

1For the missing reference to Sargon II, who appears in the genealogies of every other inscription of Sîn-šarra-iškun, see the on-page note to Ssi text no. 17 line 5.

2There is a blank space of about one line separating lines 13 and 14.


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/Q003879/.