ETCSLglossingSignSign name: GA2×MI (ITIMA)
Values: itima

The building of Ninĝirsu's temple (Gudea, cylinders A and B) (c.2.1.7), line c217.1180
gu3-de2-aendnin-ĝir2-su-ra
gu3-de2-aennin-ĝir2-su
Gudea (RN)lordNinĝirsu (DN)
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Paragraph t217.p130 (line(s) 1155-1181) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
With his duties, namely to fill the channels with flowing water; to make the marshes full with carp and perch (?) and to have the inspector of fisheries and the inspector of dykes stand at their posts; to fill the great waters with boats carrying grain; to see that tons, heaps and tons -- the yield of the land of Lagaš -- will be piled up; to see that cattle-pens and sheepfolds will be erected; to see that lambs abound around healthy ewes; to have the rams let loose on the healthy ewes; to see that numerous calves stand beside healthy cows; to see that breed bulls bellow loudly among them; to have the oxen properly yoked and to have the farmers and ox drivers stand beside them; to have donkeys carry packsaddles and to have their drivers, who feed them, follow behind them; to see that large copper …… will be strapped onto jackasses; to see that the principal mill will produce (?); to …… the house of Ninĝirsu's young slave women; to set …… right; to see that the courtyard of the E-ninnu will be filled with joy; to see that the ala drums and balaĝ drum will sound in perfect concert with the sim drums, and to see that his beloved drum Ušumgal-kalama will walk in front of the procession, the ruler who had built the E-ninnu, Gudea, himself entered before Lord Ninĝirsu.
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