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  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Nineveh
  • Administrative Letter

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SAA 05, 171; TCAE, 279

SAA 05 171. Arrival of Foreign Princes with Horse Tribute (ABL 0466)

Obverse
o 1o 1

mia-la-[x x]

(1) Yala[...], the crown prince of And[ia], is coming t[o ...], accompanied by the em[issary] Nergal-belu-uṣur.

o 22

DUMULUGAL KUR.an-⸢di⸣-[a.a]

o 33

i-la-ka a-[na x x]

o 44

mdMAŠ.MAŠENPAB v.⸢qur⸣-[bu-]

o 55

i-si-šu [o]



o 66

16 ANŠE.KUR.RA-MEŠ SA₅⸣-MEŠ

(6) 16 red horses; 13 irginu horses; 14 black horses; 1 Haršean horse; 1 tuanu horse; 6 mares; 5 mules; in all 51 horses from the crown prince of Andia.

o 77

13 KUR-MEŠ ir-gi-ni

o 88

14 KUR-MEŠ GI₆-MEŠ

o 99

01 KUR ḫar-šá-a.a

o 1010

01 KUR tu-a-nu

o 1111

06 KUR .ḪÚB-MEŠ

Reverse
r 1r 1

05 ANŠE.GÌR.NUN.NA-MEŠ-šú

r 22

PAB 51 KUR-MEŠ ša DUMULUGAL

r 33

KUR.an-di-a.a



r 44

ma-batLUGALPAB v.MAḪ

(r 4) Abat-šarri-uṣur, the Mannean emissary, is coming with them. I asked him: "Is the audience gift with you?"

r 55

KUR.man-na-a.a : i-si-šú-nu

r 66

i-la-ka

r 77

a-sa-al-šú

r 88

ma-a na-mur- [o]

r 99

i-ba-ši

r 1010

ŠU.2-ti-ku-⸢nu⸣-[u]

r 1111

ma-a pa*-x x [x]

(r 11) He said: "[......] to [......];

r 1212

a*-na x⸣+[x x x x]

Right
r.e. 13r.e. 13

ma-a mi⸣-[i-nu]

(r.e. 13) "what[ever ...] ...[...]."

r.e. 1414

šá ú-[x x x]

r.e. 1515

ú-⸢qa⸣-[x x x]


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 http://oracc.org/saao/P334145/.