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Letter from Sîn-illat to Iddin-Dagan about confronting the Martu

1-3. Speak to my lord: this is what Sîn-illat the general, your servant, says:

4-7. When I moved opposite Kakkulātum, the Martu rose up from their ambush with their weapons (?). When I ……, I captured 70 (?) …… and brought them into Kakkulātum.

8-11. If my lord arranges for the troops to encamp, let him have them take their tied-up leather sacks. If my lord arranges for the troops not to encamp, {then let them stay put} {(2 mss. have instead:) then let them go}. {May my lord know} {(1 ms. has instead:) This is urgent}!

Revision history EFH, editor: adapting translation
13.xi.2001: JAB, editor: proofreading
15.xi.2001: GC, editor: SGML tagging
16.xi.2001: ER, editor: proofreading SGML
16.xi.2001: ER, editor: web publication GC/JE, editor/technical developer: XML/TEI conversion

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