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Excerpt of a royal praise poem (?): translation

N.B. genre classification uncertain

1-5Nibru, the city where the divine powers are presented (?) to the gods ....... Nunamnir, the Great Mountain, the lord who embraces heaven and earth ....... My king, the shepherd of the black-headed people already in the womb ....... Adviser, who ...... the divine powers of a supreme deity and the shepherd's crook ....... Enlil, your orders ...... by the king.

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Revision history

31.vii.2001 : GZ : adapting translation
24.viii.2001 : JAB : proofreading
24.viii.2001 : GZ : SGML tagging
14.ix.2001 : ER : proofreading SGML
14.ix.2001 : ER : converting to HTML 4.0