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  • Nineveh
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SAA 01, 250

SAA 01 250. Trouble in Tabal (ABL 1203)

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1'1'

[x x x x x] x x x [x x x x]

2'2'

[x x x] ⸢x al-la-ka ina UGU-ḫi-ka

(2) "[......] I shall march against you." [I] told him: "[Th]is [land] is not mine, it belongs to the mighty king; I will not give it to you."

3'3'

[ana-ku] aq-ṭi-ba-áš-šu mu-uk

4'4'

[KUR an]-ni-ú la-a ia-ú šu-ú

5'5'

mu-uk šá LUGAL dan-ni šu-ú

6'6'

mu-uk la ad-da-nak-ka ú-ma-a

7'7'

ina UGU ta-ḫu-mi šá LUGAL is-sa-ḫe-

(7) Now, we have clashed together on the king's border; may the gods of the king act best as they can. Let him dispatch me troops [......

8'8'

maḫ-ṣa-a-ni ki-i šá DINGIR-MEŠ-ni ša LUGAL

9'9'

i-la-ʾu-ú-ni le-pu-šu

10'10'

.e-muq-qi lu-še-bi-la

11'11'

[x x x] x x x x-ru*

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Reverse
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r 1'1'

ša URU.ši-bir- ur-tam-⸢me-ú

(r 1) [......] released [the ...] of the city of Šibirtu and commanded: "Bring the property of Huhhi and a washbasin set in gold!" These were given to them.

r 2'2'

iq-ṭi-bi-ú ma-a É

r 3'3'

mḫu-uḫ-ḫi ù nar-ma-ak-

r 4'4'

šá KUG.GI ṣab-bu-ta-tu-ú-ni

r 5'5'

bi-la-ni it-tan-nu-niš-šu-nu

r 6'6'

[].ERIM*-MEŠ ḫar-du-ú-te pa-ni-iu-u-te

(r 6) The soldiers previously on duty plundered [the country of ...]riuni; [(should) I re]turn, by what means [...] the city of Tabal? Accordingly, when [......], I will [...] food [......

r 7'7'

[URU.x] ⸢x⸣-ri-ú-ni iḫ-tab-tu

r 8'8'

[ú]-⸢sa⸣-ḫar ina ŠÀ* mi-i-ni URU.tab-URU

r 9'9'

[x x x] ⸢x⸣-lak idda-a-te ki-i

r 10'10'

[x x x x]-⸢ú⸣-ni a-kul-lu-ú [o]

r 11'11'

[x x x x]-šu-nu la-⸢áš*⸣-[x x]

r 12'12'

[x x x x x] ⸢x x⸣ [x x x]

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Copyright Simo Parpola and the Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 1987. Lemmatised by Mikko Luukko, 2009-11, as part of the AHRC-funded research project “Mechanisms of Communication in an Ancient Empire: The Correspondence between the King of Assyria and his Magnates in the 8th Century BC” (AH/F016581/1; University College London). The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0.