ETCSLglossingSignSignSign name: ZA.NIM
Values: nir3

The song of the hoe (c.5.5.4), line c554.11
den-lil2-leĝišal-a-niza3-mi2ba-an-dug4
en-lil2alza3-mi2dug4
Enlil (DN)hoepraiseto say
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Paragraph t554.p2 (line(s) 8-17) Click line no. for paragraph-aligned layout of transliteration and translation.
He did this with the help of the hoe (al) -- and so daylight broke forth (aled). By distributing (altare) the shares of duty he established daily tasks, and for the hoe (al) and the carrying-basket wages were even established. Then Enlil praised his hoe (al), his hoe (al) wrought in gold, its top inlaid with lapis lazuli, his hoe (al) whose blade was tied on with a cord, which was adorned with silver and gold, his hoe (al), the edge of whose point (?) was a plough of lapis lazuli, whose blade was like a battering ram { standing up to a great (gal) wall } { (1 ms. has instead:) born for a great (gal) person (?) }. The lord evaluated the hoe (al), determined its future destiny and placed a holy crown on its head …….
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