ETCSLglossingSignSignSign name: NAGAR.ZAtenu (TUGUL)
Values: tugul

A hymn to Nungal (Nungal A) (c.4.28.1), line c4281.68
underworld(mountain) landUtu (DN)to go out or indaisto be majesticto direct
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Paragraph t4281.p8 (line(s) 62-74) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
Then the lady is exultant; the powerful goddess, holy Nungal, praises herself: "An has determined a fate for me, the lady; I am the daughter of An. Enlil too has provided me with an eminent fate, for I am his daughter-in-law. The gods have given the divine powers of heaven and earth into my hands. My own mother, Ereškigala, has allotted to me her divine powers. I have set up my august dais in the nether world, the mountain where Utu rises. I am the goddess of the great house, the holy royal residence. I speak with grandeur to Inana, I am her heart's joy. I assist Nintur at the place of child-delivery (?); I know how to cut the umbilical cord and know the favourable words when determining fates. I am the lady, the true stewardess of Enlil; he has heaped up possessions for me. The storehouse which never becomes empty is mine; ……."
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