ETCSLglossingSignSignSignSignSignSignSign name: A.PA.GISAL.PAD.SI.A (A.PA.GISAL.PAD.DIR)
Values: addir

Dumuzid and Ĝeštin-ana (c., line c1411.33
Utu (DN)tearhandto approach
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Paragraph t1411.p4 (line(s) 33-46) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
Utu accepted his tears. He changed his hands, he altered his appearance. Then like a saĝkal snake that slithers across the meadows and mountains, like a soaring falcon that can swoop down on a live (?) bird, Dumuzid escaped alive to the dwelling of his sister Ĝeštin-ana. Ĝeštin-ana looked at her brother. She scratched at her cheek: she scratched at her nose. She looked at her sides: she …… her garment. She recited a lament of misfortune for the unfortunate lad: "O my brother! O my brother, lad who has not fulfilled those days! O my brother, shepherd Ama-ušumgal-ana, lad who has not fulfilled those days and years! O my brother, lad who has no wife, who has no children! O my brother, lad who has no friend, who has no companion! O my brother, the lad who is not a comfort (?) to his mother!"
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