ETCSLglossingSignSign name: U2
Values: kuš3, u2

A praise poem of Šulgi (Šulgi B) (c., line c24202.112
motherto give birthNinsumun (DN)
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Paragraph t24202.p9 (line(s) 95-113) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
When a burly wild boar (?) is running across the plain, I pierce its lungs with an arrow. With only one shot of mine I bring it to the ground; no single clansman from my regiments can surpass me in archery. I am a man with sharp eyes. When I lead the …… of the crack troops, I know best of all how to cast the throw-stick, running as quick as light radiating from heaven. What I hit no longer rises from its place. (1 line unclear)I can throw a ball (?) as high in the air as if it were a rag. I can bring down quadrupeds lightning-quick with the sling. I, Šulgi, can catch a goat with a quick pace; nothing checks my power. …… has been given to me. Wherever I direct my steps, I always achieve something; when I return from the desert, I always bring something more for her -- for Ninsumun, my own mother, I am her son of five things, of 10 things (= of everything).
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