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  • SAA 10 165

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

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LAS 031; SAA 10, 001

SAA 10 165. Petition Concerning Lost Property (ABL 0228) [from astrologers] [via SAAO/SAA10]

Obverse
o 1o 1

a-na LUGAL be--ia

(1) To the king, my lord: your servant Nergal-eṭir. Good health to the king, my lord! May Nabû and Marduk bless the king, my lord!

o 22

ARAD-ka mdU.GURKAR-ir

o 33

lu-ú DI-mu a-na LUGAL be--ía

o 44

dAG u* dAMAR.UTU a-na LUGAL

o 55

be--ia lik-ru-bu

o 66

06* MU.AN.NA EN.NUN

(6) For 6 years I have been guarding Aššur-etel-šamê-erṣeti-muballissu, and Bel and Nabû have provided good health.

o 77

šá m-šure-telANKITI.LA.BI

o 88

at-ta-ṣar* šul-mu

o 99

dEN u dAG il*-tak*-nu

o 1010

šá be*-*-a* x⸣+[x x x x x x]

rest broken away

(Break)

Reverse
rbeginning broken away

r 1'1'

[ana]-ku* [x x x x x x x x]

r 2'2'

dEN ù dAG [x x x x x]

(r 2) (By) Bel and Na[ ...], your gods: the king, my lord, is merciful. Let the king send a bodyguard with me, so I may go and bring out my brother and retrieve my fortune. Let me go and come back quickly!

r 3'3'

DINGIR-MEŠ-ka LUGAL be--[a]

r 4'4'

re-ma-nu šu-ú LUGAL* .qur-bu-⸢

r 5'5'

it-ti-ia liš-pur-ma

r 6'6'

lul-lik-ma ŠEŠ-ú-a lu-še-ṣa-a

r 7'7'

ù NÍG.ŠID-ia lu-*-šá-a

r 8'8'

ḫa-an-ṭiš lul-lik lul-li-ka

r 9'9'

ul ina KUR-šú ki-i áš-ba-ku

(r 9) Was it not when I was living in his country, in the land of Yašubu, that the son of Ahu-leʾi ...? Why [......] on the servants?

r 10'10'

ina KUR.ia-šu-bu šá DUMU-šú

Right
r.e. 11r.e. 11

šá mPABle lu ba ḫu

r.e. 1212

šu-ú mi-nam-ma

r.e. 1313

ina UGU .ARAD-MEŠ

Edge
e. 1e. 1

[x x x x] KUR a-du-ú .GALÉ-šú

(e. 1) Now then let the king ask his major-domo [...]; he knows all (about it).

e. 22

[x x x] x LUGAL liš-al gab-bu i-di


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/P237969/.