• SAA 10 162




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


LAS 031; SAA 10, 001

SAA 10 162. (no title) (CT 54 196) [from astrologers] [via SAAO/SAA10]

o 1o 1

[a-na LUGAL ŠÚ EN-ia ARAD-ka md]⸢AG⸣—iq-⸢bi [o]

(1) [To the king of the world, my lord: your servant Na]bû-iqb[i. May Nabû and Marduk bless] the king of the world, [my lord]!

o 22

[dAG u dAMAR.UTU a-na] LUGAL KUR.KUR [be--ia]

o 33

[lik-ru-bu a-na UGU m]e-re-ši .[x x x]

(3) [Concerning] Erešu [..., about whom the king], my lord, [gave me] o[rders, ... he h]as entered [...], saying: "[...]

o 44

[x x x x x šá LUGAL] be⸣--a ṭè⸣-[e-mu]

o 55

[-ku-na-an-ni x x] a-na ŠÀ-bi [x x x]

o 66

[x x x x x x i]-⸢te⸣-ru-ub um-⸢ma [x x]

o 77

[x x x x x x x] mda-a-⸢ru⸣—[LUGAL?]

(7) [......] Dari-[šarru]

o 88

[x x x x x a-na] UGU LUGAL be-[-ia]

(8) [...... t]o the king, [my] lord

o 99

[x x x x x x x x x]+⸢x ul x⸣+[x x]

rest broken away

(Rest destroyed)

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