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SAA 19 175

  • CDLI P393668
  • Collection no.: BM —
  • Excavation no.: ND 02647
  • Primary publication(s): CTN 5 p. 283

Details

  • Provenience: Nimrud (Kalhu)
  • Archive: 006 - Northwest Palace, Room ZT 4
  • Language: Akkadian (Neo-Assyrian)
  • Genre: Administrative Letter
  • Object type: tablet
  • Material: clay
  • Script: Neo-Assyrian

Date

  • Period: Neo-Assyrian
  • Reign: Sargon II (721-705)
  • Dated: no

Sender Information

  • Sender: Nabu-išmanni
  • Location: Western Assyria
  • Recipient: the king
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SAA 19 175. The Pack Animals of the Suhaean (CTN 5 p. 283)

Obverse
o 1o 1

a-na LUGAL EN-ia

(1) To the king, my lord: your servant Nabû-išmanni. Good health to the king, my lord!

o 22

ARAD-ka mdPA-ma*-ni

o 33

lu-u DI-mu

o 44

a-na LUGAL EN-li-ia-⸢ma

o 55

ina UGU a-ṣa-pi

(5) Concerning the pack animals of the Suhaean about which the king, my lord, wrote to me, I have reviewed them: 6 chariots, one wooden implement, 11 teams of horses, 3 teams of mules, 120 donkeys and 60 camels.

o 66

ša KUR.su-ḫa-a.a

o 77

ša LUGAL be-li

o 88

-pur-a-ni

o 99

a-ta-šar

o 1010

06 GIŠ.GIGIR-⸢MEŠ

Bottom
b.e. 11b.e. 11

01 GIŠ.ú-nu-

b.e. 1212

12* ú-rat

Reverse
r 1r 1

ša ANŠE.KUR.RA-MEŠ

r 22

03 ú-rat

r 33

ša ku-din

r 44

01 me 20 ANŠE-MEŠ

r 55

60 ANŠE.AB.BA-MEŠ

r 66

v⸣.ERIM-MEŠ la am-nu

(r 6) I have not counted the men but there are some 400 men opposite me. I have completely crossed over (the river).

r 77

ina pu-tu-u-a

r 88

v.ERIM-MEŠ

r 99

04 me i-ba-ši

r 1010

e⸣-te-bir

Right
r.e. 11r.e. 11

ug-da-ta-mir


Adapted from Mikko Luukko, The Correspondence of Tiglath-Pileser III and Sargon II from Calah/Nimrud (State Archives of Assyria, 19), 2012. Lemmatised by Mikko Luukko, 2012, 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/P393668/.