ETCSLglossingSignSign name: GUR
Values: gur

Gilgameš, Enkidu and the nether world (c., line c1814.1.221
heroGilgameš (DN)childNinsumun (DN)
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Paragraph t1814.p17 (line(s) 221-229) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
The warrior Gilgameš, son of Ninsumun, directed his steps on his own to E-kur, the temple of Enlil. He cried before Enlil: "Father Enlil, my ball (?) fell down into the nether world, my mallet (?) fell down into Ganzer. Enkidu went down to retrieve them but the nether world has seized him. Namtar did not seize him, the Asag did not seize him; but the nether world has seized him. The udug demon of Nergal, who spares nobody, did not seize him, but the nether world has seized him. He did not fall in battle on the field of manhood, but the nether world has seized him." Father Enlil did not stand by him in the matter, so he went to Eridug.
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