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A song to Ninimma (Ninimma A): composite text


1/kicib-jal2? e2?\-nij2-gur11-ra [... -me-en]
2/saj-en3\-tar dijir gal-e-ne-me-/en\ [X (X)] /GA\ zu-/zu?-me-en\
3dnin-/imma3\ nin mar-za /gal?-gal\ [(X)] /e2\-kur-ra-me-en
4/nin\ X X [(X)] X den-lil2-la2 /dub\-sar an-na-me-en
5im /nam\-til3-/la\ X /jal2?-la\-me-en
(l. 6 is written on the left edge of the tablet; its insertion point is marked with a line on the edge)
6X IM X X X [...] X NE X X [...]
7ce /mah\ tum3! nin e2-sar-ra-me-en
8/ec2?-gana2\ za-gin3 gi 1 ninda /cu\ du7-a-me-en
9saj-/il2? nun gal\-e-ne-me-en
10X X [...] den? /HUR?-ra\-me-en
11[... mi2] /zid\ dug4-ga-me-en
12/cu\ [...]-a-ke4-ne-me-en
13en3-/tar\ [...] /jectug2\ dirig-ga-/me-en\
14KA X GA [(X)] X /hul2\-le nu-DU-me-/en\
15nin-/ju10 cag4\-ta /mah-me-en\ ud-da! pa /ed2\-me-/en\
16/aga?\ za-gin3-na he2!-du7-me-/en\ [(X)] X RA ZA /an-na-me-en\
17[...] /hi?\-li cu tag-ga [...]
18[...] /NE? RA?\ X X /GAR3?\ [...]
approx. 10 lines missing


1[...] /kalag?-gin7\ X [...]
2[...] /e2?\-kur-ra X /nin\ [X] X [...]
3/gaba-jal2\ d/nanna\ X X /nam\ X [...]
4/jectug2\ bad nij2-nam zu-a-me-/en\
5su3-/ra2?\-[aj2] /kar2-kar2 ec3 mah si?\-[(X)-me-en]
6den-/lil2\ [... -me]-/en?\
7/e2?-saj?\ [... -me]-/en?\
8X X [...]-da? KA X [(X)]-me-en
9susbu cu-luh /kug?-ga?\ gal-bi tum2-ma-me-en
10cag4-/bi\ X /nam?\ X [(X)] /KA? a2\-gin7 BU.BU-me-en
11dnin-imma3 jic-hur /kug-ga\ za3-mi2-zu /dug3-ga\-am3


(this line is written on the left edge of the tablet; its insertion point is uncertain: somewhere in Segment B or the gap before)

1X [...] [(X)] X RU X X [(X)] X-/me-en\

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Revision history

20.x.1999 : GZ : standardisation
06.xii.1999 : JAB : proofreading
13.xii.1999 : GC : tagging
22.xii.1999 : ER : proofreading SGML
22.xii.1999 : ER : converting to HTML 4.0
7.ix.2001 : ER : header and footer reformatted; substantive content of file not changed