ETCSLglossingSignSign name: GIR3×LU+IGI
Values: lulim

Dumuzid's dream (c.1.4.3), line c143.40
heavento sitDumuzid (DN)to livesheepfoldghostto erect
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Paragraph t143.p5 (line(s) 25-39) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
"A dream, my sister! A dream! In my dream, rushes were rising up for me, rushes kept growing for me; a single reed was shaking its head at me; twin reeds -- one was being separated from me. Tall trees in the forest were rising up together over me. Water was poured over my holy { coals } { (1 ms. has instead:) brazier } for me, the cover of my holy churn was removed, my holy drinking cup was torn down from the peg where it hung, my shepherd's stick disappeared from me. An owl (?) took a lamb from the sheep house, a falcon caught a sparrow on the reed fence, my male goats were dragging their dark beards in the dust for me, my rams were scratching the earth with their thick legs for me. The churns were lying on their sides, no milk was being poured, the drinking cups were lying on their sides, Dumuzid was dead, the sheepfold was haunted."
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