ETCSLglossingSignSign name: ḪAL
Values: ḫal

Enmerkar and En-suḫgir-ana (c.1.8.2.4), line c1824.A.143
ĝe26-eid2unugki-ga-ke4ga-am3-ba-al
ĝe26id2unugba-al
IwatercourseUnug (SN)to dig
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Paragraph t1824.p11 (line(s) 135-150) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
A sorcerer whose skill was that of a man of Ḫamazu, Ur-ĝiri-nuna, whose skill was that of a man of Ḫamazu, who came over to Aratta after Ḫamazu had been destroyed, practised (?) sorcery in the inner chamber at the E-ĝipar. He said to minister Ansiga-ria: "My lord, why is it that the great fathers of the city, the founders in earlier times (?), do not ……, do not give advice. I will make Unug dig canals. I will make Unug submit to the shrine of Aratta. After the word of Unug ……, I will make the territories from below to above, from the sea to the cedar mountain, from above to the mountain of the aromatic cedars, submit to my great army. Let Unug bring its own goods by boat, let it tie up boats as a transport flotilla towards the E-zagin of Aratta." The minister Ansiga-ria rose up in his city, he …….
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