ETCSLglossingSignSignSign name: PAP.NA2 (GAM3 and PAB.NA2)
Values: gam3, zub, zubi

A hymn to Nisaba (Nisaba A) (c.4.16.1), line c4161.1.36
Abzu (TN)diademto be bigEridug (SN)shrineto divide out
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Paragraph t4161.p6 (line(s) 36-50) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
In the Abzu, the great crown of Eridug, where sanctuaries are apportioned, where elevated …… are apportioned -- when Enki, the great princely farmer of the awe-inspiring temple, the carpenter of Eridug, the master of purification rites, the lord of the great en priest's precinct, occupies E-engura, and when he builds up the Abzu of Eridug; when he takes counsel in Ḫal-an-kug, when he splits with an axe the house of boxwood; when the sage's hair is allowed to hang loose, when he opens the house of learning, when he stands in the street of the door of learning; when he finishes (?) the great dining hall of cedar, when he grasps the date-palm mace, when he strikes (?) the priestly garment with that mace, then he utters seven …… to Nisaba, the supreme nursemaid:
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