ETCSLglossingSignSign name: BAL
Values: bal

The song of the ploughing oxen: an ululumama to Ninurta (c.5.5.5), line c555.124
ĝišapinkug-zuĝišdal-ala2-a-baĝišdal-taum-ta-si-ig
apinkugdalla2dalsig9
ploughshining(cross)beamto hang(cross)beamto put
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Paragraph t555.p8 (line(s) 119-142) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
ellu mallu! The harrow, the comb of my field, must be fitted with large teeth to harrow the holy field. The mattock must dig the edges. Remove the stumps! The mattock must dig the edges. Once you have taken down from the beam your holy plough which was hanging from a beam, a skilled carpenter must tighten its bonds. …… its side boards. (12 lines missing or fragmentary)…… noises. …… the measuring reed in his right hand. Enkimdu, he of dykes and canals ……, should …… for you in …….
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