ETCSLglossingSignSignSignSignSignSignSign name: A.PA.GISAL.PAD.SI.A (A.PA.GISAL.PAD.DIR)
Values: addir

The building of Ninĝirsu's temple (Gudea, cylinders A and B) (c.2.1.7), line c217.683
ĝiš-kan4an-na-bie2-ninnuudgu3-bagu3diteš2-bagub-ba-am3
ĝiš-kan4-naane2-ninnuudgu3gu3dug4teš2gub
doorframeheavenE-ninnu (TN)stormvoicevoiceto sayunityto stand
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Paragraph t217.p81 (line(s) 673-687) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
The built-in door-sockets of the house are laḫama deities standing by the abzu. Its timber store (?) looks like waves (?) of an enormous lagoon where snakes have dived (?) into the water. Its …… is …… full of fearsomeness. Its …… is a light floating in the midst of heaven. On the Gate where the King Enters an eagle is raising its eyes toward a wild bull. Its curved wooden posts joining above the gate are a rainbow stretching over the sky. Its upper lintel of the gate like (?) the E-ninnu stands among rumbling, roaring storms. Its awe-inspiring eyebrow-shaped arch (?) meets the admiring eyes of the gods. His white dais …… of the house is a firmly founded lapis lazuli mountain connecting heaven and earth.
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