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  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Nineveh
  • Scholarly Letter
  • from exorcists

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LAS 163; SAA 10, 259

SAA 10 259. Who to Come out Next? (ABL 0364) [from exorcists] [via SAAO/SAA10]

Obverse
o 1o 1

a-na LUGAL be--ni

(1) To the king, our lord: your servants Adad-šumu-uṣur and Marduk-šakin-šumi. Good health to the king, our lord! May Nabû and Marduk bless the king, our lord!

o 22

ARAD-MEŠ-ka mdIMMUPAB

o 33

mdAMAR.UTUGARMU

o 44

lu-u DI-mu a-na LUGAL

o 55

be--ni dAG dAMAR.UTU

o 66

a-na LUGAL be--ni

o 77

lik-ru-bu

o 88

ina UGU UN-MEŠ šá LUGAL

(8) As to the people about whom the king, our lord, wrote to us: "Can you not specify which (of them) are to come out?"

o 99

be--ni -pur-an-na-ši-ni

o 1010

ma la at-tu-nu-ú

o 1111

tu-šaḫ*-ka-ma

o 1212

a.a-ú-ti ú-ṣu-ni-ni

o 1313

ša-ni-ʾu-ú-ti

(13) Those who have not performed (the ritual) should come out tomorrow and perform it. The king, our lord, knows who has performed it and who has not; whence would we know?

o 1414

ša la e-pu-šu-u-ni

Reverse
r 1r 1

ina ši-a-ri lu-ṣu-u-ni

r 22

le-e-pu-šu

r 33

LUGAL be--ni ú-da

r 44

a.a-ʾu-ú-ti

r 55

e-pu-šu-u-ni

r 66

a.a-ʾu-ú-ti

r 77

la e-pu-šu-u-ni

r 88

a-ni-in-nu

r 99

a.a-ka nu-ú-da

r 1010

ina GIŠ.MI LUGAL dEN

(r 10) May Bel and Nabû indicate (the right persons) in the shadow of the king, and let them come forth and perform (the ritual).

r 1111

dAG lu-šá-id-du

r 1212

lu-uṣ-ṣu-u-ni

r 1313

le-e-pu-šú


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/P334240/.