• SAA 05 282




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SAA 05, 282

SAA 05 282. Palace Reliefs (CT 53 387)

o 1o 1

[a-na LUGAL EN-ia]

(1) [To the king, my lord]: your [serv]ant [Ṭab-šar-Aššur]. Good health t[o the king, my lord]!

o 22

ARAD⸣-ka m⸣[DÙGIM-šur]

o 33

lu DI-mu a-⸢na [LUGAL EN-ia]

o 44

ša LUGAL be- -[pur-an-ni ma-a]

(4) As to what the king, my lord, wr[ote me]: "Why are the names of the gov[ernors] not fixed on [the reliefs]?"

o 55

MU.MEŠ ša *.EN.⸢NAM⸣.[MEŠ ina x x x]

o 66

a-ta-a la za-qu-[pa LUGAL be-]

(6) [the king, my lord], knows that our [previous] campaign which we directed to Mannea [... is depicted] o[n the walls of] the Ol[d] Palace. We [......]

o 77

ú-da ḫu-li-ni [pa-ni-ú]

o 88

ša a-na⸢a⸣-[a x x x]

o 99

ni⸣-il-lik-u-ni ina [É.SIG₄.MEŠ?]

o 1010

[ša] É.GAL la-bir-[te x x x x]

o 1111

[x x] -e-ta-⸢x⸣+[x x x x]

rest broken away


rbeginning broken away

r 1'1'

[x x]+⸢x lu .-x⸣+[x x x x]

r 2'2'

MU⸣.MEŠ LUGAL.MEŠ .⸢x⸣+[x x x x]

(r 2) [the na]mes of the kings and the [...] officials

r 3'3'

pi⸣-tu-a-te ina IGI [x x x x]

(r 3) [di]adems in fr[ont of ...]

r 4'4'

MU⸣.MEŠ-šú-nu x⸣+[x x x x x]

(r 4) their [na]mes [......]

r 5'5'

[x x]+⸢x⸣-a-ni [x x x x x x]

r 6'6'

[x x x]+⸢x ḫu [x x x x x x]

rest broken away

(Rest destroyed)

Adapted from Giovanni B. Lanfranchi and Simo Parpola, The Correspondence of Sargon II, Part II: Letters from the Northern and Northeastern Provinces (State Archives of Assyria, 5), 1990. 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) directed by Karen Radner. The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as