ETCSLglossingSignSign name: AB
Values: ab, aba, ap, eš3, iri12, is3

The lament for Sumer and Urim (c.2.2.3), line c223.C.186
settlementE-danna (SN)Nanna (DN)animal stallto be heavyto destroy
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Paragraph t223.p24 (line(s) 185-192) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
Mighty strength was set against the banks of the Id-nuna-Nanna canal. The settlements of the E-danna of Nanna, like substantial cattle-pens, were destroyed. Their refugees, like stampeding goats, were chased (?) by dogs. They destroyed Gaeš like milk poured out to dogs, and shattered its finely fashioned statues." Alas, the destroyed city, my destroyed house," she cried bitterly. Its sacred Ĝipar of en priesthood was defiled. Its en priestess was snatched from the Ĝipar and carried off to enemy territory.
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