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  • SAA 10 137

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  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Kuyunjik (Nineveh)
  • Scholarly Letter
  • from astrologers

Bibliography

LAS 031; SAA 10, 001

SAA 10 137. Eclipse of the Moon in the Morning (ABL 0432) [from astrologers] [via SAAO/SAA10]

Obverse
11

a-na LUGAL EN-ia

(1) To the king, my lord: your servant, the foreman of the collegium of ten (scribes) of Arbela. Good health to the king, my lord! [May] Nabû and Marduk bless the king, my lord!

22

ARAD-ka .GAL—10-te

33

ša URU.arba-ìl

44

lu-u DI-mu a-na LUGAL

55

EN-ia

66

dAG dAMAR.UTU

77

a-na LUGAL EN-ia

88

lik⸣-ru-bu

99

[ITI.x UD] ⸢14⸣-KÁM

(9) An eclipse (of the moon) occurred [on the 1]4th of [Sivan (III)], during the morning watch.

Reverse
r 1r 1

EN.NUNUD.ZAL.LI

r 22

AN.MI i-sa-kan


Adapted from Simo Parpola, Letters from Assyrian and Babylonian Scholars (State Archives of Assyria, 10), 1993. Lemmatised by Mikko Luukko, 2016, as part of the research programme of the Alexander von Humboldt Chair in the Ancient History of the Near and Middle East at LMU Munich (Karen Radner, Humboldt Professorship 2015). The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as http://oracc.org/saao/P334297/.