ETCSLglossingSignSign name: GUD×KUR (AM)
Values: am, ildag3

The cursing of Agade (c.2.1.5), line c215.1.184
Ki-ur (TN)placeto be bigEnlil (DN)
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Paragraph t215.p13 (line(s) 176-192) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
In those days, oil for one shekel was only half a litre, grain for one shekel was only half a litre, wool for one shekel was only one mina, fish for one shekel filled only one ban measure -- these sold at such prices in the markets of the cities! Those who lay down on the roof, died on the roof; those who lay down in the house were not buried. People were flailing at themselves from hunger. By the Ki-ur, Enlil's great place, dogs were packed together in the silent streets; if two men walked there they would be devoured by them, and if three men walked there they would be devoured by them. Noses were punched (?), heads were smashed (?), noses (?) were piled up, heads were sown like seeds. Honest people were confounded with traitors, heroes lay dead on top of heroes, the blood of traitors ran upon the blood of honest men.
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