ETCSLglossingSignSign name: TAG×TUG2
Values: uttu

The rulers of Lagaš (c.2.1.2), line c212.20
day(light)waterLagaš (SN)to erect...
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Paragraph t212.p2 (line(s) 17-31) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
However, he did not do any work. He became smaller and smaller, ……; his sheep died (?) in the sheepfold. In those days, because the water of Lagaš was held back, there was famine in Ĝirsu. Canals were not dug, the levees and ditches were not cleaned. The large arable tracts were not ……, there was no water to irrigate abundantly all the cultivated fields: the people relied on rain; Ezina did not make dappled barley grow, furrows were not yet opened, they bore no yield; the high plain was not tilled, it bore no yield.
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