ETCSLglossingSignSign name: BUR2
Values: bu8, bur2, du9, dun5, sun5, ušum

The lament for Eridug (c.2.2.6), line c226.1.A.G.94
eridugkiniĝ2...Xba-ab-dug4
ERIDUG-KINIĝ2...XBA-AB-DUG4
eridugniĝ2...Xdug4
Eridug (SN)thing...Xto say
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Paragraph t226.p18 (line(s) 78-99) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
…… distressed and anxious …… like a pigeon ……. (1 line fragmentary) The birds of the destroyed city …… a nest. The ukuku bird, bird of heart's sorrow, …… the place. Pain ……. The area became entangled in wild thornbushes. It …… wild thornbushes. The Šimaškians and Elamites, the destroyers, looked at the holy kettles which no one may look at. In the House of Nisaba's Wisdom, the house of understanding, …… covered over ……. The divine powers which embellish the Abzu ……. When the holy treasures stored in the treasury were put ……, when, like a mist lying heavily on the earth, ……, they went like small birds shooed from their hiding places. (7 lines fragmentary) (unknown no. of lines missing)
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