ETCSLglossingSignSignSignSign name: PIRIG.ABgunu.GAL (PIRIG.UNUG.GAL)
Values: nergal

The song of the hoe (c.5.5.4), line c554.7
Dur-an-ki (TN)sharp objectto hangto raiseto raise
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Not only did the lord make the world appear in its correct form -- the lord who never changes the destinies which he determines: Enlil, who will make the human seed of the Land come { forth } { (3 mss. have instead:) up } from the { earth } { (2 other mss. have instead:) chamber } -- and not only did he hasten to separate heaven from earth, and hasten to separate earth from heaven, but, in order to make it possible for humans to grow in { 'Where Flesh Came Forth' } { (2 mss. have instead:) 'Where Flesh Grew' } (the name of a cosmic location), he first { suspended } { (2 mss. have instead:) raised } the axis of the world at Dur-an-ki.
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