ETCSLglossingSignSign name: LU2×GAN2tenu (LU2×KAR2)
Values: šag̃a, še29

A praise poem of Šulgi (Šulgi B) (c.2.4.2.02), line c24202.245
da-nun-na-ke4-nešag4sed4-de3mu-zu
a-nun-našag4sed4zu
Anuna (DN)heartto be coldto know
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Paragraph t24202.p19 (line(s) 244-258) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
I also know how to serve the gods, and I can cool the hearts of the Anuna gods. I am Šulgi, whose thick neck becomes fat (?) in majesty. Grand achievements that I have accomplished which bring joy to my heart I do not cast negligently aside; therefore I give pride of place to progress. I give no orders concerning the development of waste ground, but devote my energies to extensive building plots. I have planted trees in fields and in agricultural land; I devote my powers to dams, ……, ditches and canals. I try to ensure a surplus of oil and wool. Thanks to my efforts flax and barley are of the highest quality. The thirst and hunger of the gods are a cause of the greatest anxiety to me; I, Šulgi, am the life of Sumer.
ePSD = The Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary

Sumerian scribe

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