ETCSLglossingSignSignSignSign name: A.ŠU.NAGA
Values: tu17

The debate between Copper and Silver (c.5.3.6), line c536.A.99
ibilakalag-gaa-aden-lil2-ra
ibilakalaga-aen-lil2
heirto be strongfatherEnlil (DN)
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Paragraph t536.p5 (line(s) 99-128) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
Against Strong Copper, the strong heir of Father Enlil, he hurled vile insults, and cast vile curses: "The porters with their arms tied to their work; the potter, digging the hoe in the ground, for days on end extracting the clay with his hands; the …… worker from daybreak in a pit unfit for washing or bathing; the shipbuilder, caulking a boat, heating up fish oil, with garments not easy to clean; the cook, heating up oil, carrying …… water, standing by the place of testimony; the brewer, who does not untie his belt in warm weather, whose hands do not dry the clay; the maltster, never resting in winter, ……; the nest hunter (?), spreading the nets, working in hollows; the barber, cutting the growth, removing the flourishing roots; the freight waggon oxen shaking their heads; the donkeys submitting their necks to the yoke, ……, carrying firewood; ……." (7 lines fragmentary) (7 lines missing) The oven …… warm food. (2 lines fragmentary) (unknown no. of lines missing)
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