ETCSLglossingSignSign name: KU7
Values: gurušta, ku7

Amar-Suena and Enki's temple (Amar-Suena A) (c.2.4.3.1), line c2431.A.25
e2-udun-naengal-an-zuḪAR-ra-gin7ba-du3
e2-udun-naengal-an-zuḪARdu3
E-uduna (TN)lordwiseḪARto erect
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Paragraph t2431.p2 (line(s) 9-25) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
In the first year the temple remained in ruins, and he did not restore it. Amar-Suena …… the divine powers of kingship. In the second year it remained in ruins, and he did not restore it. Amar-Suena …… his royal garments for mourning clothes. In the third year it remained in ruins, and he did not restore it. Amar-Suena could not interpret (?) the temple's ominous sign among (?) the birch trees. In the fourth year it remained in ruins, and he did not restore it. Although he had been advised (?) by a sage, he could not realise the plans of the temple. In the fifth year it remained in ruins, and he did not restore it. The abzu shrine has been …… by force. In the sixth year it remained in ruins, and he did not restore it. He was searching for the divine plan of the temple, but could not find it. In the seventh year it remained in ruins, and he did not restore it. Enki spoke to him about the temple, the temple that did not exist. In the eighth year, he applied himself to building the temple. By the ninth year, King Amar-Suena built the E-uduna of the wise lord (?) like …….
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