ETCSLglossingSignSign name: UR2×U2
Values: ušbar7

The death of Ur-Namma (Ur-Namma A) (c.2.4.1.1), line c2411.2.B.5
sipadzidlugal...ki-en-gi-raur-dnamma...
sipadzidlugal...ki-en-giur-namma...
shepherdrightking...Sumer (GN)Ur-Namma (RN)...
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Ur-Namma ……. His hands which used to grasp, cannot ……. His feet which used to tread, ……. (1 line unclear)The trustworthy shepherd, the king, the …… of Sumer, Ur-Namma, ……. As he himself was going to Urim, Ur-Namma …… house. The proud one lying in the palace, Ur-Namma, who …… by the troops (?), ……. He could not rise any more, the wise one of the countries lay down; silence ……. As he, who was the vigour of the Land, has fallen, the land became demolished like a mountain. As he, a cypress forest, was felled, the state of the Land became confused. As he, the cedar tree of the Land, was uprooted, the state of the Land became altered. Axes (?) were set against him, a boxwood tree, in his joyous dwelling place. His appointed time arrived, and he passed away in his prime.
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