ETCSLglossingSignSign name: SIK2
Values: siki

The death of Ur-Namma (Ur-Namma A) (c., line c2411.1.158
Anuna (DN)plentybranchto go out or in
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Paragraph t2411.p19 (line(s) 155-165) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
The trustworthy shepherd …… a heart-rending lament for himself: "I, who have been treated like this, served the gods well, set up chapels for them. I have created evident abundance for the Anuna gods. I have laid treasures on their beds strewn with fresh herbs. Yet no god stood by me and soothed my heart. Because of them, anything that could have been a favourable portent for me was as far away from me as the heavens, the ……. What is my reward for my eagerness to serve during the days? My days have been finished for serving them sleeplessly during the night! Now, just as the rain pouring down from heaven cannot turn back, alas, nor can I turn back to brick-built Urim."
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