ETCSLglossingSignSign name: SIG4
Values: g̃ar8, kulla, murgu, šeg12

Enmerkar and En-suḫgir-ana (c.1.8.2.4), line c1824.A.59
ĝe26-edinana-dae2-za-gin3arattaki-kaḫu-mu-da-an-til3-en
ĝe26inanae2-za-gin3arattatil3
IInana (DN)E-zagin (TN)Aratta (SN)to live
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He entered the presence of the lord in { his holy ĝipar } { (1 ms. has instead:) in his most holy place }. { (1 ms. adds 1 line:) He entered the presence of Enmerkar in his most holy place. } "My king has sent me to you. The lord of Aratta, En-suḫgir-ana, has sent me to you." { (some mss. add the lines:) "What does your king have to tell me, what does he have to add to me? What does En-suḫgir-ana have to tell me, what does he have to add to me?" "This is what my king said, what he added, this is what En-suḫgir-ana said, what he added." } "This is what my king says: "Let him submit to me, let him bear my yoke. If he submits to me, indeed submits to me, then as for him and me -- he may dwell with Inana within a walled enclosure (?), but I dwell with Inana in the E-zagin of Aratta; he may lie with her on the splendid bed, but I lie in sweet slumber with her on the adorned bed, he may see dreams with Inana at night, but I converse with Inana awake. He may feed the geese with barley, but I will definitely not feed the geese with barley. I will …… the geese's eggs in a basket and …… their goslings. The small ones into my pot, the large ones into my kettle, and the rulers of the land who submitted will consume, together with me, what remains from the geese.""
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