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1[jic-gi] a-na /gu3\ [mu-un-de2 mu2]-a-bi dug3-ga-am3
2[jic-gi] /dajal\ tu-tu-[ub-baki-a-ka] mu2-a-bi dug3-ga-am3
3[ambar-ra] [kiri8]-tab-baki-a-[ka] mu2-a-bi dug3-ga-am3
4[a-dar]-ra akcakki-a-ka mu2-a-bi dug3-ga-am3
5[sug] /ka\-KEC2-da den-ki-ka3-ka mu2-a-bi dug3-ga-am3
6[sug] ban3-da sug den-ki-ka3-ka mu2-a-bi dug3-ga-am3
7/gi\ bar-bar den-ki-ka3-ka mu2-a-bi dug3-ga-am3
8urim2ki-ma gi-zi di4-di4-la2 mu2-a-bi dug3-ga-am3
9urim2ki-ma ab2 lu amar lu-a-ri mu2-a-bi dug3-ga-am3
10ud-bi-a /a\ X /gi\-ta nam-kud amac-e pa nam-ed2
11u2ac-tal2-tal2 jic-gi-ta numun-bi sal-sal-e
12u2ku-mul tur-tur ki-ta nam-ta-an-ed2 nam-di4-di4-la2 dug3-ga-am3
13gi en3-bar tur-re muc3 nam-dub-dub nam-ki-sikil dug3-ga-am3
14gi ub-zal iri-bi-da nam-da-DI nam-juruc dug3-ga-am3
15gi pe-el-la2 ur2-ra saj-ce3 nam-ib-dul e2-gi4-a dug3-ga-am3
16gi pe-el-la2 ur2-ra saj-ce3 nam-ta-ab-gi4 dumu ban3-da dug3-ga-am3
17gi gacam-e ki am3-buru3-e nam-ab-ba dug3-ga-am3
18gi-zi ni2-bi-a nam-mu-un-cu2 nam-um-ma dug3-ga-am3
19[jic]-/gi\ sig7-ga-bi saj nam-il2 gu3-de2-a dug3-ga-am3
20jicildag2 cita3-na saj nam-il2 nam-lugal-la dug3-ga-am3
21[...]-e pa mul-mul-la dumu lugal-la dug3-ga-am3
22[ud-bi]-a zag jic-gi-e? ki-a tuc?-e u3-gul mu-na-ja2-ja2
23/igiru\mucen nunuz ga-BU ga-de6 ab-e X ba?-X X-ec2?
24[mucen]-e lu2 kadra-ke4 kadra na-ak-e
25/igiru\mucen lu2 kadra-ke4 kadra na-ak-e
26ku6 im-dab5 nunuz im-rig5-rig5-ge zag im-ma-ni-in-tag
27u2-lal3-e suhurku6-e zag im-ma-ni-in-tag
28ectubku6-e gi-zi di4-di4-la2 zag im-ma-ni-in-tag
29kij2-tur-e u2 li-gi4-li-gi4-a zag im-ma-ni-in-tag
30[agargara2ku6]-e nij2-zig3-ga-ni zag-bar-ra zag im-ma-ni-in-tag
31/igiru\mucen nunuz nam-cum ab-ba na-gaz-gaz
32[mucen]-e lu2 kadra-ke4 u3-gul mu-un-na-ja2-ja2
33[igiru]mucen lugal den-ki e2-a ba-ci-in-kur9 gu3 mu-un-na-de2-e
34[...] /ki\ dajal cum2-ma-ab nunuz ki ha-ba-ni-in-tag
35[...] /mu\-na-da-ab-cum2-mu
36[...] HI mu-na-ja2-ja2
37[...] HI ab-ba na-nam
38[...] gi mucen-na-ka
39[...]-a-ka nunuz ki ba-ni-in-tag
40[jic-gi dajal tu-tu-ub-baki-ke4 nunuz ki ba-ni-in]-/tag\
41ambar-ra kiri8-tab[ki-a-ke4] nunuz ki ba-ni-in-tag
42a-dar-ra akcakki-[a-ke4] [nunuz ki ba-ni-in]-/tag\
43sug ka KEC2-da den-ki-/ka3\-[ke4] [nunuz ki ba-ni]-/in\-tag
44sug ban3-da sug eridugki-ga-ke4 nunuz [ki ba-ni]-in-tag
45gi bar-bar den-ki-ka3-ke4 nunuz ki ba-ni-in-tag
46urim2ki-ma gi-zi di4-di4-la2 nunuz ki ba-ni-in-tag
47urim2ki-ma ab2 lu amar-lu-a-ri nunuz ki ba-ni-[in-tag]
48ud-bi-a nij2-bun2-na lu2 du14 mu2-a-ke4 lu2 har-ra-/an\ [gig-ga]-ke4
49igirumucen igirumucen-da du14 ga-nam-mu-da-mu2
50nij2-bun2-na igirumucen-da du14 ga-nam-mu-da-mu2
51lu2 igi-ni-ta igi muc-ke4 du14 ga-nam-mu-da-mu2
52ka-ga14-ni ka muc-a-ke4 du14 ga-nam-/mu\-[da]-mu2
53eme-ni eme muc-a-ke4 du14 ga-nam-[mu]-da-mu2
54gug-ni gug ur tur-ra-ke4 du14 ga-/nam\-[mu-da]-mu2
55cu sal-sal-e me-[ri] sal-sal-e du14 ga-[nam-mu-da]-mu2
56nij2-bun2-na sig4 udun-na-ke4 du14 [ga-nam-mu-da]-mu2
57cag4 mu2-sar-ra-ke4 du14 ga-/nam\-[mu-da]-mu2
58jical-gin7 im-ma ud zal-la-ri du14 ga-/nam\-[mu-da]-/mu2\
59jicdusu sahar-ra nu-luh-ha-e du14 ga-/nam\-[mu-da]-/mu2\
60nij2-bun2-na lu2 jichar mucen-na lu2 HI jar-ra-e
61igiru gi du3-a-ni mu-na-an-bu-bu
62gud3 us2-sa-ni ba-ni-in-suh3-suh3
63dumu-ni a-e ba-ni-in-ra
64mucen-e lu2 igi ku10-ku10-ga-ke4
65nij2-bun2-na saj-ki-ni umbin um-mi-in-la2
66uc2-bi gaba-na im-mi-in-/cu2\-[cu2]
(1 ms. adds the line:
66Asahar-e a /cag4\ [...])
67igirumucen er2 im-ma-an-pad3 sig7-sig7 i3?-/ja2\-ja2
68mucen-me-en gud3 sug4-ga-ju10 [...] u3-um-DU ab-[...]
(1 ms. adds two lines here:
68A[igirumucen]-me-en [...]
68Blugal-ju10 di-ju10 ga-ba-ed3 /ka\ [...])
69lugal-ju10 di-ju10 he2-kud-de3 ka-ac-ju10 he2-bar-[re]
70den-ki-ke4 di-ju10 he2-kud-de3 ka-ac-[ju10 he2-bar-re]
71inim-inim-ma-ju10 en eridugki-ga-ke4 [...]
722-kam-ma-ce3 mucen lu2 kadra kadra-a na-ak-e
73igirumucen-e lu2 kadra-ke4 kadra-a na-ak-e
74ku6 im-dab5 nunuz im-rig5-rig5-ge zag im-ma-ni-ib-tag
75u2-lal3-e (1 ms. has instead: jic-gi-a) suhurku6-e u2-lal3-e [zag im-ma-ni-ib-tag]
76ectubku6-e gi-zi di4-di4-la2 zag im-ma-ni-ib-tag
77kij2-tur-e u2 li-gi4-li-gi4 [zag im-ma-ni]-/ib\-tag
78agargara2ku6-e nij2-zig3-ga-ni zag bar-ra [zag im-ma-ni-ib-tag]
79i3-buru3 ki-a [...] saj an-ce3 mu-[...]
(1 ms. has instead two lines:
A/igiru\mucen-e [...]
BX X /di?\ a [...])
80lugal den-ki-ra (1 ms. adds: e2-a ba-ci-in-kur9) gu3 mu-un-na-de2-e
81lugal-ju10 jic-gi dajal mu-e-cum2 nunuz ki ha-ba-ni-ib-tag
82jic-gi dajal-e tu-tu-ub-ba-ke4 nunuz ki ha-ba-ni-ib-tag
83ambar-ra kiri8-tabki-a-ke4 nunuz ki ha-ba-ni-ib-tag
84a-dar-ra akcakki-a-ke4 nunuz ki ha-ba-/ni\-[ib-tag]
85sug ka KEC2-da den-ki-ka3-ke4 nunuz ki ha-ba-ni-ib-tag
86sug ban3-da sug eridugki-ga-ke4 nunuz ki ha-ba-ni-ib-tag
87gi bar-bar-a den-ki-ka3-ke4 nunuz ki ha-ba-ni-ib-tag
88urim2ki-ma gi-zi di4-di4-la2 nunuz ki ha-ba-ni-ib-tag
89urim2ki-ma ab2 lu amar-lu-a-ri nunuz ki ha-ba-ni-ib-tag
90ud-bi-a nij2-bun2-na lu2 du14 mu2-a-ke4 lu2 har-ra-an gig-ga-ke4
91lu2 igi-ni-ta igi muc-a-ke4 lu2 har-[ra-an gig-ga-ke4]
92ka-ga14-ni-ta ka muc-a-ke4 lu2 har-[ra-an gig-ga-ke4]
93eme-a-ni-ta eme muc-a-ke4 lu2 har-[ra-an gig-ga-ke4]
94gug-a-ni gug ur tur-ra-ke4 lu2 [har-ra-an gig-ga-ke4]
95cu sal-sal-la me-ri sal-sal-la lu2 [har-ra-an gig-ga-ke4]
96nij2-bun2-na sig4 udun-na-ke4 [lu2 har-ra-an gig-ga-ke4]
97cag4 mu2-sar-ra-ke4 lu2 har-ra-an gig-ga-ke4
98jical-gin7 im-ma ud zal-la-ri [lu2 har-ra-an gig-ga-ke4]
99dusu sahar-ra nu-luh-ha-e [lu2 har-ra-an gig-ga-ke4]
100nij2-bun2-na lu2 jichar mucen-na lu2 HI jar-ra-e
101igirumucen gi du3-a-ju10 ba-ni-in-bu-bu
102gud3 us2-sa-a-ju10 ba-ni-in-suh3-suh3
103dumu-ju10 a-e ba-ni-in-ra-ra
104mucen-me-en lu2 igi ku10-ku10-ga-ke4
105nij2-bun2-na saj-ki-ju10 umbin bi2-in-la2
106uc2-ju10 gaba-ja2 (1 ms. adds: a-e X) im-mi-in-cu2-cu2
107nun-e sukkal disimud-ra gu3 mu-un-na-de2-e
108sukkal disimud-ju10 mu dug3 an-na-ju10
109/den-ki-ra\ i3-gub-be2-en u4-ul a-ra-zu
110[zi]-/pa\-tum a2 gab2-ba u3-bi2-in-sur-ra
111[pisan] /zabar\-ra u3-bi2-in-dim2
112[gi] cu-a ak gu-a am3-ci-cu2
113[...] X u3-mu-e-ci-la2
114saj gu-ce3 /gu\ u3-mu-e-ci-la2
115RI-ga nij2-silaj-ja2-ka u3-mu-e-kal
116usar bar-ra a u3-mu-e-de6
117sug ka KEC2-da den-ki-ka3-ke4 [(X)] u3-mu-e-/jar\
118[ud-bi]-/a\ nij2-[je26-e] nu-un cu-/gur\-ra ha-ba-tuc-e
1 line missing
121[disimud-de3 ... jizzal ba]-ci-in-ak
122zi-pa-tum [a2-gub3-ba u3-bi2]-in-sur-ra
123pisan zabar-ra [u3-bi2]-in-dim2
124gi cu-a u3-bi2-in-cu2
125saj gu-ce3 gu um-ci-la2
126RI-ga nij-silaj-ja2 im-mi-in-kal?
127usar bar-ra a um-[mi]-in-de6
128sug ka KEC2-da den-ki-ka3-ke4 a im-/mi-in\-ra
129ud-bi-a nij2 je26-e nun-e im-/ma\-gub-gub-be2-en
130nij-bun2-na nun-ra gu3 mu-/na\-[de2]-e
131nun he2-me-en /e-ne ba-e\-[...] X
132izi-ta gur-ra X X [...]
133dijir nu-me-en [...] mu [X] in [...]
134e?-ta X X X mu [...]
135/lugal? den-ki\ [...] zu a-na X [...]
136nun he2-/me\-[en] e-ne ba-e-[...]
137cag4-ju10 /a\ X X im-ci-X
138nun? he2-[me-en] inim-zu e-ne ba-[...]
139tur-ra-/ju10\ e2-jar8 im-ma-gul X [e]-ne ba-[...]
140nun he2-[me-en] bar-zu X X a-na bi2-/dug4\ [...]
141cu /lu2?\ X-ra i3-me-en nam [...]
142sig4 [...]
16 lines missing
159gu?-zu 1-am3 [...]
160 DUL3 gud? du7-ra [...]
161X-zu 1-am3 cen mah X-bi-im
162/an\ X X ur-saj an en? X re a2-ce im-KEC2-e
163numun-zu 1-am3 [...]
164jic mah [...]
165urud nij2-kalag-ga-ju10 [...]-ec
166a dug3-ga ad-da [...]-ec
167[ud]-/bi-a\ u6-nir-ra igi-ni X mu-un-X
168lugal den-ki-ke4 u6-nir-ra ga-na mu-un-jal2
169sig4 u6-nir gal-e abzu-ke4 igi-ni mu-un-[...]
170sig4 abzu an-ta bar-ra ga na? mu-un-X
171umbin-si-ni mu-sir2 ba-ra-an-de6 dim3-gi4-ce3 ba-an-du3
172dim3-gi4 ki-a im-ma-ni-in-si?-ir
173gu-zu ab-a ki ba-ni-in-ed2
174tur-tur-bi a cu-ta bi2-in-de2
175gal-gal-bi a jiri3-ta bi2-in-de2
176gu ba-buluj3 gu ba-sukux-ra2-ta
177[X X]-ra im-mi-in-e-KEC2-da-ta
178[...] X me X X X [...]
6 lines missing
185lugal-e [...]
186[...] mu-na-X-re-ne
1 line missing
188[...] ni [...]-in-ak
189[...] X kal?-e
190[...] X ab-cen-cen-e [...] /gi4\-/gi4\-NE
191[...] mu-un-na-ab-dab5-ba-ne
192[...] mu-un-na-ab-KA?-e-ne
193[...] X ka edin-na mu-un-ci-ib-ru-gu2-ne
194[...]-ra-ba jic mu-un-ci-ib-la2-e-ne
195[...]-ke4 sa-par4 im-ma-an-sal-e-ne
196[... nu]-un-dab5 sa-par4 im-ma-/da\-dab5
197[...] /nu\-un-dab5 sa-par4 im-ma-an-/barag2\
198[...] X nam-tag dil-dil-bi si mu-na-ab-/sa2-a\
199[...] bi2-in-ra
200[...] bi2-in-ra
201[...] UD.UD NE e /a\
202[...] ki na dar X X ba
203[...] den-ki-ka3-ka
204[... mu]-ni-ib2-tar-re
205[...]-en a nu-X he2-me-en
206[...] he2-me-en
207[... he2-me]-en
208[... he2-me]-en
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1[...] dab5 [...]
2[...]-ci-ib-la2 [...]
3[...]-da den-ki-ka3-ke4
4[...] nu-um-dab5 sa-/par4\ [...]
5nij2-bun2-na nij2 nun?-e nu-[...]
6den-ki-ke4 nij2-umbin-na /nam\ [...] si mu-na-ab-[sa2]
7cag4-ga-ni 5-am3 [...]
8bar-ra-ni 10-am3 [...]
9ki-in-dar [...]
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1.iii.1999-12.iii.1999 : JAB : standardising
01.v.2000: GZ : proofreading
01.v.2000: GZ : SGML tagging
5.v.2000 : ER : proofreading SGML
5.v.2000 : ER : converting to HTML 4.0
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