ETCSLglossingSignSign name: BALAG
Values: balag̃, bulug̃5

A šir-gida to Nuska (Nuska A) (c.4.29.1), line c4291.A.18
ministerstrongEnlil (DN)sceptreshininghandto be perfect
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Paragraph t4291.p2 (line(s) 15-26) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
The Great Mountain has entrusted you with organising the divine plans of heaven and earth, throughout the breadth of heaven and earth, setting on their course the great decisions and perfecting the cultic ordinances, Nuska, good lord of Enlil! Impressively strong minister of Enlil, wielding the holy sceptre, pre-eminent leader of the gods, who broadens heaven and earth, good minister, lord of the great words, honourable son of An, with broad chest, endowed with great strength by the Prince, perfecting the divine powers of all that is great! Cup-bearer who makes the holy copper bowls shine, lord of the divine powers of the offering-table, you of great terrifying splendour! Temple cleaner, šita priest of the abzu, you sprinkle the temple courtyard! Great ……, working industriously on the Holy Mound to prepare best butter and best milk, reciting …… to cool the …… with incantation formulae, to perfect the holy prayers, making …… shine, hurrying about, organising food offerings, (approx. 11 lines missing)
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