SAA 15 098. Ludu and Elamite Troops; Concluding a Treaty (ABL 1008)

o 1o 1

[a-na LUGAL EN-ia]

(1) [To the king, my lord: your servant Mannu-ki-Ninua]. Good health [to the king, my lord]! The la[nd of the king my lord] is well. The Medes [around us are peaceful], and we [are doing our] w[ork]. The king, [my] lord, [can be] glad.

o 22

[ARAD-ka mman-nuki-iURU.NINA]

o 33

lu DI-mu [a-na LUGAL EN-a]

o 44

DI-mu a-na KUR [ša LUGAL EN-a]

o 55

.ma-ta-a.a [ša bat-te-bat-te-e-ni -e-ḫu]

o 66

ù a--e-nu dul-[li-in-ni -pa-áš]

o 77

ŠÀ-bu ša LUGAL EN-[ia lu DÙG.GA ṭè-mu]

o 88

ša KUR.NIM.MA-a.a ina? [x x x x x x x]

(8) [News] of the Elamite (king): [he is] i[n ...].

o 99

ina UGU mlu-du-ú [x x x x x x]

(9) Concerning Ludû [......]

o 1010

v.ERIM-MEŠ ša KUR.e-lam-a.a ša [x x x]

(10) the troops of the Elamite who [...]

o 1111

x+[x x]+x-šú ma-a pa-ni-u-te ša [x x x x]

(11) [...] him; "the previous ones who [......]

o 1212

[x x x]+x-šú-nu ba x [x x] di [x x x]

(12) [...] them [......]

o 1313

[x x x x]-MEŠ*-šú-nu x+[x x]+x šu [x x x]

(13) their [...]s [......]

o 1414

[x x máš-pa]ba-ri KUR.Év.x+[x x x x]

(14) [... Ašpa-b]ari of Bit-[......]

o 1515

[x x x x]-a-te* ša KUR.e-lam-a.a [x x]

(15) [the ...]s of the Elamite [......]

o 1616

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

rest broken away


rbeginning broken away

r 1'1'

[v.GALURU-MEŠ]-šú-nu i-du-u-ku [x x x]

(r 1) [...] killed their [village managers. Later they became afra]id and ascended to the mountain. I sent [Nabû]-taqqinanni to them, so they came down, concluded a treaty with him, entered it, and everybody is (now) living in his town.

r 2'2'

[ip-ta-al]-ḫu a-na KUR-ú e-te-li-[u]

r 3'3'

[mdPA]LAL-an-ni ina UGU-ḫi-šú-nu a-sa-ap-ra

r 4'4'

it-tar-du-u-ni a-de-e is-se-e-šú

r 5'5'

i-sa-ak-nu e-tar-bu ia-mut-

r 6'6'

ina ŠÀ URU-šú kam-mu-su 02 URU.ŠE-MEŠ

(r 6) Two villages from their outskirts, the avengers who killed the village managers, did not come down. Their brothers told Nabû-taqqinanni: "We shall bring them down and take them before t[he governor; ......] them." As soon as they have co[me down, I shall send them to] the king, [my] lord.

r 7'7'

TAv qa-an-ni-šú-nu v.ENMÚD-MEŠ ša a-na

r 8'8'

v.GALURU-MEŠ-ni i-du-ku-u-ni

r 9'9'

la ú-ri-du-u-ni ŠEŠ-MEŠ-šú-nu a-[na]

r 10'10'

[m]dPALAL-in-an-ni iq-ṭí-bi-ú ma-[a]

r 11'11'

nu-še-ra-da-šú-nu ina pa-ni v*.[EN.NAM x x]

r 12'12'

nu-bal-la-šú-nu ma-a a-[x x x x]

r 13'13'

x-šú-nu ki-ma it-tu-[ri-du-ni]

r 14'14'

[ina UGU] LUGAL* EN-[a ú-še-ba-la-šú-nu]

rest broken away

(Rest destroyed)

Adapted from Andreas Fuchs and Simo Parpola, The Correspondence of Sargon II, Part III: Letters from Babylonia and the Eastern Provinces (State Archives of Assyria, 15), 2001. 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