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Enlil ...... to Ur-Namma. He bestowed on him (?) early floods, grain and speckled barley.
9-15Ur-Namma, may the people flourish in prosperity under your rule. You (?) ...... the plough and good barley, and your cultivated fields will be rich. You (?) ...... trees, seeds, good barley, the plough, and the fields. You (?) ...... the plough and good barley ....... King, cultivate the fields with oxen, and your cultivated fields will be rich; Ur-Namma, cultivate the fields with them, and your cultivated fields will be rich. The oxen will make (?) your cultivated fields fertile; your cultivated fields will be rich.
16-27My king, when
you have finished with all the work on the fields of Enlil; Ur-Namma,
when you have finished with all the work on the fields of Enlil, may the rains of heaven make the furrows that you laid out
sprout abundantly. King, faithful farmer, you have ...... the levees and
ditches in the wide fields; Ur-Namma, faithful farmer, you have ...... the levees and
ditches on the wide fields. Like the rising Utu, the
levees and ditches ....... My king, ......; Ur-Namma, .......
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28A balbale of Enlil.
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25.x.1999 : GZ : adapting translation
14.xii.1999 : JAB : proofreading
14.xii.1999 : GC : tagging
04.ii.2000 : ER : proofreading SGML
04.ii.2000 : ER : converting to HTML 4.0
7.ix.2001 : ER : header and footer reformatted; substantive content of file not changed