ETCSLglossingSignSign name: TUM
Values: dum, eb2, ib2, tum

Ninurta's exploits: a šir-sud (?) to Ninurta (c.1.6.2), line c162.263
ĝištukul-ekursaḫar-daim-da-ab-šar2peša2-sag3-anu-ub-tuku4
tukulkursaḫaršar2peša2-sag3tuku4
weapon(mountain) landearthto mixto be thickAsag (DN)to shake
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Paragraph t162.p19 (line(s) 251-264) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
The lord …… the wind. In his battle he smote the mountains with a cudgel. The Šar-ur made the storm-wind rise to heaven, scattering the people; like …… it tore. Its spittle alone destroyed the townspeople. The destructive mace set fire to the mountains, the murderous weapon smashed skulls with its painful teeth, the club which tears out entrails piled up noses. The lance was stuck into the ground and the crevasses filled with blood. In the rebel lands dogs licked it up like milk. The enemy rose up, crying to wife and child," You did not lift your arms in prayer to Lord Ninurta." The weapon covered the mountains with dust, but did not shake the heart of the Asag. The Šar-ur threw its arms around the neck of the lord:
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