ETCSLglossingSignSign name: GIDIM
Values: gidim

Enki and the world order (c.1.1.3), line c113.151
monumental stairwayEridug (SN)quayto be goodto be skilful
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Paragraph t113.p16 (line(s) 140-161) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
All the lords and rulers, the incantation-priests of Eridug and the linen-clad priests of Sumer, perform the purification rites of the Abzu for the great prince who has travelled in his land; for Father Enki they stand guard in the holy place, the most esteemed place. They …… the chambers ……, they …… the emplacements, they purify the great shrine of the Abzu ……. They bring there the tall juniper, the pure plant. They organise the holy …… in the great watercourse …… of Enki. Skilfully they build the main stairway of Eridug on the Good Quay. They prepare the sacred uzga shrine, where they utter endless prayers. (7 lines fragmentary or unclear)
ePSD = The Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary

Sumerian scribe

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