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  • SAA 10 055

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

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LAS 031; SAA 10, 001

SAA 10 055. Earthquake in Sivan (ABL 1080) [from astrologers] [via SAAO/SAA10]

Obverse
obeginning broken away

(Beginning lost)

o 1'1'

x⸣+[x x x x]

o 2'2'

ir-tu-[bu-u-ma]

(2) [The earth] quaked [again ......]; the relevant interpretation is as follows:

o 3'3'

ki-i an-ni-i

o 4'4'

pi-še-er-šu

o 5'5'

01 er-ṣe- ina ITI.SIG₄

(5) If the earth quakes in the month Sivan (III), settlements in abandoned outlying regions will become settled again at the command of Illil.

o 6'6'

i-ru-ub

o 7'7'

šu-bat na-me-e

o 8'8'

na-du-u-ti

o 9'9'

ina a-mat dEN.LÍL

Reverse
r 1r 1

-ša-bu



r 22

ša AN.MI -et

(r 2) Let them find out where the evil (portended by) the eclipse has materialized, and eradicate it. Somebody should g[o] and [perform (the rituals)] in Nine[veh].

r 33

lum-nu i-ba-áš-šu-ni

r 44

lu-ba-ʾi-i-ú

r 55

li-is-sa-ḫu-u-ni

r 66

me-me-ni lil-[lik]

r 77

ina URU.ni-nu-[a le-pu-]



r 88

x x [x x x x]

rest broken away

(Rest destroyed or too broken for translation)

Edge
e. 1e. 1

ina ŠÀ ša i-mat-⸢ta?⸣-[x x]


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/P334722/.