ETCSLglossingSignSign name: MAŠ
Values: mas, maš, sa9

Ur-Namma the canal-digger (Ur-Namma D) (c., line c2414.3.12
Ur-Namma (RN)young maneyeto raise(mountain) landto be bigEnlil (DN)
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Paragraph t2414.p12 (line(s) 11-28) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
I, the king, whose fate was already decreed in the true womb, who raises his head in authority, Ur-Namma, the youth who caught the eyes of the Great Mountain Enlil, was chosen by Nunamnir in Sumer and Akkad. He decreed my fate in Nibru, in the mountain of life. In Urim, in the E-mud-kura, he made the foundation of my throne firm. He placed the awesome crown, the adornment of kingship, on my head. He put (?) the holy staff to guide the numerous people in my hand. He …… the staff, the shepherd's crook into my hand, and the nose-rope to lead the living. He …… the amazing house ……. (2 lines fragmentary) (1 line missing) …… strengthened the roots of E-kiš-nu-ĝal, ……, E-temen-ni-guru, a delightful residence. (1 line unclear)…… standing in silver …….
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