Values: enkum, isimudx

Letter from Išbi-Erra to Ibbi-Suen about the purchase of grain (c.3.1.17), line c3117.9
nowMartu (EN)entiretyheartthe Landto enter
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Paragraph t3117.p3 (line(s) 7-12) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
I heard news that the hostile Martu have entered inside your territories. { I entered with 72,000 gur of grain } { (1 ms. has instead:) 72,000 gur of grain was brought } -- the entire amount of grain -- inside Isin. Now I have let the Martu, all of them, penetrate inside the Land, and one by one I have seized all the fortifications therein. Because of the Martu, { I am unable to hand over } { (2 mss. have instead:) I am unable to make …… } this grain for threshing. They are stronger than me, while I am condemned to sitting around.
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