ETCSLglossingSignSign name: ZI
Values: se2, si2, ṣi2, ze, zi, zid, zig3

The Sumerian king list (c.2.1.1), line c211.274
ma-ni-iš-ti-iš-šu
ma-ni-iš-ti-iš-šu
Man-ištiššu (RN)
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In Agade, Sargon, whose father was a gardener, the cupbearer of Ur-Zababa, became king, the king of Agade, { who built Agade } { (ms. L1+N1 has instead:) under whom Agade was built }; he ruled for { 56 } { (ms. L1+N1 has instead:) 55 } { (ms. TL has instead:) 54 } years. Rīmuš, the son of Sargon, ruled for { 9 } { (ms. IB has instead:) 7 } { (ms. L1+N1 has instead:) 15 } years. Man-ištiššu, the older brother of Rīmuš, the son of Sargon, ruled for { 15 } { (ms. L1+N1 has instead:) 7 } years. Narām-Suen, the son of Man-ištiššu, ruled for (mss. L1+N1, P3+BT14 have:) { 56 } years. Šar-kali-šarrī, the son of Narām-Suen, ruled for { (ms. L1+N1, Su+Su4 have:) 25 } { (ms. P3+BT14 has instead:) 24 } years. { (ms. P3+BT14 adds:) 157 are the years of the dynasty of Sargon. } Then { who was the king? Who was not the king? } { (ms. Su3+Su4 has instead:) who was the king? Who indeed was the king? } Irgigi was king, Imi was king, Nanûm was king (in mss. L1+N1, Su3+Su4, Imi and Nanûm are in reverse order), Ilulu was king, and the (mss. P3+BT14, S have:) { 4 } of them ruled for only (mss. P3+BT14, S have:) { 3 } years. Dudu ruled for 21 years. Šu-Durul, the son of Dudu, ruled for { 15 } { (ms. IB has instead:) 18 } years. { 11 kings; they ruled for 181 years } { (ms. S has instead:) 12 kings; they ruled for (ms. S has:) { 197 } years } { (mss. Su1, Su3+Su4, which omit Dudu and Šu-Durul, have instead:) 9 kings; they ruled for { (ms. Su1 has:) 161 } { (ms. Su3+Su4 has instead:) 177 } years }. { Then Agade was defeated } { (ms. S has instead:) Then the reign of Agade was abolished } and the kingship was taken to Unug.
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