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  • Neo-Assyrian
  • Nineveh
  • Administrative Letter

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SAA 05, 164; Deller Zagros, 108

SAA 05 164. King of Urarṭu Facing Battle with Sargon (ABL 0515)

Obverse
o 1o 1

[a-na] LUGAL EN-ia

(1) [To] the king, my lord: your servant Bel-iddina.

o 22

ARAD⸣-ka mEN

o 33

ina UGU ṭè-me

(3) As to the news of the Urarṭian, a messenger of the Andian and a messenger of the Zikirtean have gone to Waisi and told him: "The king of Assyria is upon us."

o 44

ša KUR.URI-a.a

o 55

.KIN.A ša KUR.an-di-a.a

o 66

.KIN.A ša KUR.zi-ki-ra-a.a

o 77

ina ŠÀ-bi URU.ú-a-si

o 88

i-tal-ku-u-ni

o 99

i-qi-ṭí-bu-ni-šú

o 1010

ma-a LUGAL KUR-šur

o 1111

ina UGU-ḫi-ni

o 1212

UD-mu ša v.KIN.A-MEŠ

(12) The day he saw the messengers he set out to Zikirtu, he himself with his troops.

o 1313

e-mu-ru-ni

o 1414

ú-ta--ši

o 1515

ina KUR.zi-ki-ti-a

Bottom
b.e.b.e. uninscribed

Reverse
r 1r 1

šu- a-di

r 22

e-mu-qi-šu

r 33

ù KUR.ḫu-ub*-ka-a.a

(r 3) The Hubuškian too went with him, for five stages. (Then) he turned back and ordered his magnates: "Organize your troops, I shall array myself against the Assyrian king."

r 44

05 ma*-di-

r 55

i-si*-šú* i-tal*-ka

r 66

i-su-⸢ḫu⸣-ra

r 77

ina .GAL-MEŠ-šú i-iq-ṭí-bi

r 88

.e-mu-qi-ku-<nu> ka-ṣa-ra

r 99

ma-a in₆ni-ri-te LUGAL KUR-šur

r 1010

a*⸣-sa-di-ri

r 1111

ba*⸣-ti-*- ši-i

(r 11) This is from [in]formers; (the part) concerning the arraying is from informers.

r 1212

[ina] UGU sa-di-ri

r 1313

ba*-ti-- ši-i


Copyright Giovanni B. Lanfranchi and Simo Parpola and the Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 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). The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0.