ETCSLglossingSignSign name: LAL×LAL (LAL2)
Values: part of compound

The Flood story (c.1.7.4), line c174.C.9
anden-lil2den-kidnin-ḫur-saĝ-ĝa2-ke4
anen-lil2en-kinin-ḫur-saĝ-ĝa2
An (DN)Enlil (DN)Enki (DN)Ninḫursaĝa (DN)
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Paragraph t174.p6 (line(s) 1-27) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
……seat in heaven. …… flood. …… mankind. So he made ……. Then Nintur ……. Holy Inana made a lament for its people. Enki took counsel with himself. An, Enlil, Enki and Ninḫursaĝa made all the gods of heaven and earth take an oath by invoking An and Enlil. In those days Zi-ud-sura the king, the gudug priest, ……. He fashioned ……. The humble, committed, reverent ……. Day by day, standing constantly at ……. Something that was not a dream appeared, conversation ……, …… taking an oath by invoking heaven and earth. In the Ki-ur, the gods …… a wall. Zi-ud-sura, standing at its side, heard: "Side-wall standing at my left side, ……. Side-wall, I will speak words to you; take heed of my words, pay attention to my instructions. A flood will sweep over the …… in all the ……. A decision that the seed of mankind is to be destroyed has been made. The verdict, the word of the divine assembly, cannot be revoked. The order announced by An and Enlil cannot be overturned. Their kingship, their term has been cut off; their heart should be rested about this. Now ……. What ……." (approx. 38 lines missing)
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