• Ninurta-kudurri-uṣur 05


  • Q006215
  • IM 124200
  • Ninurta-kudurri-uṣur 05



  • Neo-Babylonian
  • Written ca. early 8th century
  • Sur Jureh
  • Royal Inscription
  • Ninurta-kudurri-uṣur

Ninurta-kudurri-uṣur 05

Column i
i 1'1'

ki-i ki-nim x [...]

(i 1') as an honest man [... into my hands] deliver them up! [...] The god Apla-Adad, the great lord [...] and to the god Marduk, the gr[eat] lord [... of heaven] and earth they will go [...] to the well Makiru [... he ap]proached me and at the well M[akiru ... they de]ployed, but I, Ninurta-kudurrī-[uṣur, (governor of the land of Sūḫu and the land of Mari) (the chosen one) whom] the gods Šamaš and Marduk, Adad and Apla-[Adad ...] ... I [went] to his aid [...] I set behind me and in [...] I went out before them. [I became furious] with the [... and (...)] I became angry. Like a mighty lion I roared a[gainst ... I brought about] a cloud-burst over [them and] from my chariot I blew [them away] (lit. “washed [them away]) like chaff. Arrows [quivered] like locusts over [my] forces.

i 2'2'

mul-li-šú-nu-⸢ti [...]

i 3'3'

dA-dIŠKUR EN GAL [...]

i 4'4'

u a-na dAMAR.UTU EN GAL [...]

i 5'5'

ù KI-tim il-la-⸢ku? [...]

i 6'6'

a-⸢na .ma-ki-ri x [...]

i 7'7'

[im]-ḫur-in-ni-ma ina UGU .⸢ma⸣-[ki-ri ...]

i 8'8'

is?⸣-di-ru-ma ana-ku mdMAŠ-NÍG.⸢DU⸣-[PAP ...]

i 9'9'

[šá?] dUTU u dAMAR.UTU dIŠKUR* u dA-⸢d⸣[IŠKUR ...]

i 10'10'

[x (x)] ḫa⸣-di-tim a-na re-ṣi-šú al⸣-[lik ...]

i 11'11'

a-⸢na ár-ki-ia áš-kun-ma ù ina x [...]

i 12'12'

a-na pa-ni-šú-nu ú-ṣi-ma UGU x [... e-ziz-ma (...)]

i 13'13'

a-gu-ug-ma ki-ma UR.MAḪ dan-nu UGU? [...]

i 14'14'

áš-gu-ug-ma IM.DIRI ri-iḫ-ṣi muḫ-ḫi-[šú-nu áš-kun-ma]

i 15'15'

ina GIŠ.GIGIR-ia ki-ma ḫa-mi ŠE.BAR ar-⸢ḫi⸣-[is-su-nu-ti]

i 16'16'

šil-ta-ḫu ki-ma e-re-bu* UGU .KARAŠ*-[ia i-šub-bu]

Column ii

(ii) (Not preserved)

iiii not preserved
Column iii

(iii) (Not preserved)

iiiiii not preserved
Column iv
iv 1iv 1

ul-te-lu-ú-nu .-šur.KI-a-a ul [ina da-na-nu ul ina ṣal-ta]

(iv 1) they brought up. The Assyrian took the city Anat neit[her by force nor by battle]; (rather) the men the citizens of the ci[ty themselves] gave (it) [to the Assyrian]. Afterwards, the Assyrian [exiled them and] scattered t[hem] over (all) the lands. He turned [the houses] on (both) the landside and the hillside of the city Anat [into heaps of ruins]. Then the Assyrian settled [his own] men [in the city Anat].

iv 22 iṣ-bat ÉRIN.MEŠ DUMU.MEŠ URU [ra-man-šú-nu a-na .-šur.KI-a-a]

iv 33

it-tan-nu ár-ka-a-nu .-šur.KI-a-[a ú-šag-li-šu-nu-ti-ma]

iv 44

pi-rik KUR.KUR.MEŠ ú-sap-pi-iḫ-⸢šú?⸣-[nu-ti É.MEŠ]

iv 55

šá Á KUR u Á KUR-i šá [a-na DU₆ ù kar-mi]

iv 66

ut-tir ù .-šur.KI-a-a ÉRIN.MEŠ šá [ram-ni-šú ina]

iv 77

ul-te-še-bu ul-tu? muḫ-ḫi mtab⸣-[-e-a mBA-šá-dAMAR.UTU]

(iv 7b) From (the time of) T[abnēa, Iqīša-Marduk], and Nasḫir-Adad three governors (in all) [for fifty years, the city Anat] was (under the control) of the Assyrian, (and also) for three yea[rs, in the days of Šamaš-rēša-uṣur], the governor of the land of Sūḫu and the land of Mari, [my] fat[her, bef]ore I ascended [the throne] of my father. When the gods Ad[ad and Apla-Adad] set [...], the city Anat [returned (its allegiance) to my father]. After four years, during which the city [Anat prospered], when [my father di]ed (lit. [went] to his fate”), I ascended [the throne of] my [fat]her. [The regular offerings, offerings (...) and fe]stivals of [the god Adad ...]

iv 88


iv 99

šá .-šur.KI-a-a 3 MU.⸢AN⸣.[NA.MEŠ i-na UD.MEŠ šá mdUTU-SAG-PAP]

iv 1010

.GARḫi u AD⸣-[ia a-di ina GIŠ.GU.ZA]

iv 1111

AD-ia la -šá-bu dIŠKUR [u dA-dIŠKUR ...]

iv 1212

ki-i -ku-nu⸢at [a-na AD-ia it-tu-ru]

iv 1313

ina 4 MU.AN.NA*.MEŠ šá URU⸣.an-[at i-ša-ru AD-ia]

iv 1414

a-na NAM.MEŠ-šú ki-i [il-li-ku a-na-ku ina GIŠ.GU.ZA]

iv 1515

AD?⸣-ia ú-šib [gi-na--e ù SISKUR.(SISKUR).MEŠ (...)]

iv 1616

[u i-sin]-na-a-ti šá [dIŠKUR ...]

iv 1717

[x x x (x x)] x [...]


Based on Grant Frame, Rulers of Babylonia: From the Second Dynasty of Isin to the End of Assyrian Domination (1157-612 BC) (RIMB 2; Toronto, 1995). Digitized, lemmatized, and updated by Alexa Bartelmus, 2015-16, for the Munich Open-access Cuneiform Corpus Initiative (MOCCI), a corpus-building initiative funded by LMU Munich and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (through the establishment of the Alexander von Humboldt Chair for Ancient History of the Near and Middle East) and based at the Historisches Seminar - Abteilung Alte Geschichte of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. The annotated edition is released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0. Please cite this page as