ETCSLglossingSignSign name: ZU
Values: su2, zu

Gilgameš, Enkidu and the nether world (c., line c1814.1.234
Namtar (DN)to seizeAsag (DN)to seize(mountain) landto seize
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Paragraph t1814.p18 (line(s) 230-237) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
In Eridug he directed his steps on his own to the temple of Enki. He cried before Enki: "Father Enki, 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 Enki stood by him in this matter.
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