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A hymn to Sadarnuna (Sadarnuna A)

Segment A

1-3. The just woman dwelling among the great divine powers is the lady unsurpassed in ladyship! Sadarnuna, the just woman of far-reaching and just counsel, is the beloved of An!

4-8. The great authority (?), the majestic quay, made fitting for the Eš-maḫ by Enul and Ninul, the just woman has erected her majestic dais in the courtyard of Enlil. As she stands in the holy storehouse Eš-maḫ, the …… place, she conveys terrifying awesomeness. The beloved offspring of An the king, as she is worthy of the Pada-nunus (?), …… the Eš-maḫ (?).

9-15. In his E-melem-ḫuš conveying great awesomeness, …… fear, serving the great gods of heaven and earth, her spouse, the assembly leader Nuska, …….
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Segment B

1 line fragmentary Enlil (?) …….
1 line fragmentary The heart of Ninlil …….

5. Sadarnuna, …… praising you is sweet.

Revision history

15.iv.2000-01.v.2000: GC, editor: adapting translation
23.viii.2000: JAB, editor: proofreading
25.viii.2000: GC, editor: SGML tagging
13.x.2000: ER, editor: proofreading SGML
13.x.2000: ER, editor: web publication GC/JE, editor/technical developer: XML/TEI conversion

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