ETCSLglossingSignSign name: IG
Values: eg, ek, g̃al2, ig, ik, iq

The death of Ur-Namma (Ur-Namma A) (c.2.4.1.1), line c2411.1.197
den-lil2-lekur-kur-rainimgal-gal-še3kiĝ2-gi4-abi2-in-gi4
en-lil2kurinimgalkiĝ2-gi4-agi4
Enlil (DN)(mountain) landwordto be bigmessengerto return
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Paragraph t2411.p21 (line(s) 187-197) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
"My tigi, adab, flute and zamzam songs have been turned into laments because of me. The instruments of the house of music have been propped against the wall. Because I have been made to …… in a soil-filled pit instead of my throne whose beauty was endless; because I have been made to lie down in the open, desolate steppe instead of my bed, the sleeping place whose …… was endless, alas, my wife and my children are in tears and wailing. My people whom I used to command (?) sing like lamentation and dirge singers because of her (?). While I was so treated, foremost Inana, the warlike lady, was not present at my verdict. Enlil had sent her as a messenger to all the foreign lands concerning very important matters."
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