ETCSLglossingSignSignSignSignSign name: EN.ME.AD.KU3 (EN.ME.AD.KUG)
Values: šennu

The lament for Sumer and Urim (c.2.2.3), line c223.G.409
dnin-i3-gara2aĝrigmaḫ-eerim3-mašubi2-in-dag
nin-i3-gara2aĝrigmaḫerim3šudag
Ninigara (DN)housekeeperto be majesticstorehousehandto roam around
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Paragraph t223.p50 (line(s) 403-410) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
The people took refuge (?) behind the city walls. They were united in fear. { The palace that was destroyed by onrushing water was defiled, its doorbolts were torn out }{ (1 ms. has instead:) At its main gate the bolts were opened, the storm disloged its door }. Elam, like a swelling flood wave, left (?) only the ghosts. In Urim weapons smashed heads like clay pots. Its refugees were unable to flee, they were trapped inside the walls. { (1 ms. adds 3 lines:) Like fish living in a pond, they tried to escape. The enemy seized the E-kiš-nu-ĝal of Nanna. They ripped out its heavy ……. } The statues that were in the shrine were cut down. The great stewardess Ninigara ran away from the storehouse. Its throne was cast down before it, she threw herself down into the dust.
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