ETCSLglossingSignSignSign name: NU11.BUR
Values: buru4

Enmerkar and the lord of Aratta (c., line c1823.448
Utu (DN)to go out or inwordto be heavybranchto go out or in
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Paragraph t1823.p35 (line(s) 444-453) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
"Aratta is indeed like a slaughtered sheep! Its roads are inded like those of the rebel lands! Since holy Inana has given the primacy of Aratta to the lord of Kulaba, now it seems that holy Inana is looking with favour on her man who has sent a messenger to make the severe message as clear as the light of Utu. So in Aratta where can one go in this crisis? How long before the yoke-rope becomes bearable? As for us, in the direst hunger, in our direst famine, are we to prostrate ourselves before the lord of Kulaba?"
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