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A mythic narrative about Inana: composite text


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1AN [...]
2kug d/inana\ [...]
3ur-/saj cul\ [dutu ...]
4ji6-u3-na X [...]
5e2-an-na AN [...]
6dinana-ke4 X [...]
7/an gal?\ [...]
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1[...] X mu-da-an-X-X-e
2[...] [e2-an]-/na?\ an-da ba-ta-ed2-de3
3[...] /nin?\ an-na-ke4 an gal kar-re-de3 jectug2-ga-ni ba-an-gub
4[X X] dinana-ke4 an gal kar-re-de3 jectug2-ga-ni ba-an-gub
5[...] an-na-ta an gal kar-re-de3 jectug2-ga-ni ba-an-gub
6[...] cul [dutu] an gal kar-re-de3 jectug2-ga-ni ba-an-gub
7[cec-a]-/ni\ ur-saj cul dutu kug dinana-ke4 gu3 mu-un-na-de2-e
8[X X] inim ga-ra-ab-dug4 inim-ju10-ce3 jectug2-zu
9[X X] X X-la mac-ju10 inim ga-ra-ab-dug4 inim-ju10-ce3 jectug2-zu
10/cec\-a-ni ur-saj cul dutu kug dinana-ke4 mu-un-na-ni-ib2-gi!-gi!
11[nin9-ju10] /zi?\ an-na? nam-/erim2?\ mu-un-pad3?
12[zi IM.]/CEC?\ an-du-ru-un a X X-ju10 mu-un-pad3
13[X X] zi jicgu-za-ja2 nam-mah-ja2 mu-un-pad3
14/inim\ nin9-ju10 ma-ab-be2-a je26-e ha-ba-da-ab-ce-ge
15[inim] /kug\ dinana-ke4 ma-ab-be2-a je26-e ha-ba-da-ab-ce-ge
16[ki-sikil] dinana-ke4 cec-a-ni ur-saj cul dutu mu-un-na-ni-ib2-gi!-gi!
17X /nitalam?\-ju10 ma-a-ra jic ma-an-dug4 ne mu-un-su-ub
18[...] al mu-na-an-dug4 X-a-ra nu-mu-na-ze2-ej3
19[...] /in?\-da-ze2-ej3 X X an mah-/e\ e2-an-na nu-mu-na-ze2-ej3
20[an] me-en-de3-na ki me-en-de3-na an-da e2-an-na ha-ba-da-/kar\-[(X)]
21ud? [...] X X mu-un-dab5-ba-ta gu3 i-ra-de2-e jic tuku-ma-[ab]
22[...] X bar tam-ma-ab a2-aj2 za-e igi /du8\-[ma-ab]
23[...]-dug4 ud /im\-[hul] /tum9-u18\-lu mu-da-[...]
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1X X [...]
2sacu2-[uc-gal ...]
3ku-kur [...]
4cu-ku6 [...]
5kug d/inana\ [...] /kur9?\
6jicma2-/gur8\ [...]
7ec2 mu-un-[...]
8tum9-u18-lu tum9-/u18\-[lu-bi im-ma-ta-an-zig3]
9im-hul im-hul-[bi im-ma-ta-an-zig3]
10an su3-ra2 [...]
11dHI-en-HI-/sag9\ [...]
12cu-ku6-de3 AN [...]
13gi? cu2?-/cu2? gi?\ [zig3 gal ...]
14dinana [...]
15cul [dutu ...]
16jic[ma2-gur8 ...]
17AN [...]
18X [...]
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1je26-[e ...]
2jiri3 [...]
3AN [...]
4KU /lu2\ [...]
5da-dag-/bi\-[ir-e] [kug dinana-ke4 mu-un-na-ni-ib2-gi-gi]
6nin-ju10 nu-/da\-[...]
7nam-dijir-zu ba-/ab\-[...]
8cu-ku6-de3 tum9-u18-[lu ...]
9nin-ju jicma2-gur8-X ha-ba-u5-/u5\
10tum9-u18-lu tum9-u18-[lu]-bi ha-ma-ta-an-zig3
11im-hul im-hul-bi ha-[ma]-ta-an-zig3
12jicma2-gur8 jicma2 tur X X gi-/ambar\-[a] ba-an-su
13sa/cu2\-uc-gal-la-ta ? X X X he2-en-da-an-tej3
14ku-kur-ta a-ab zig3-X ed2?-ta
15a nam-/mi?-ib2?\-ra? [X] /hul?\ ba-ak-e
16kug dinana-ke4 cu-/ku6\-[de3 inim mu-na-ni]-/ib\-gi4-gi4
17ud-da e2-an-na X [...] za-e mu-ni-in-pad3
18ki-bi je26-/e\ [... u6 ba-ni]-/in\-e-a
19a-ra2 sig-/ge\ [...] ru mu-e-ni-dug4
20da-dag-bi-ir-[e] [kug dinana-ke4 inim mu-na-ni]-ib-gi4-gi4
21gi cu2-cu2? /gi\ [zig3 gal ...] he2-en-da-an-ru
22e2-an-na an-ta ed2-[da ... ]-ra-pad3-de3
23da-dag-bi-ir [...] X [...] X den-lil2-la2
24gi cu2-cu2? gi zig3 gal X X X mu-un-da-an-ru
25e2-/an\-[na] an-ta ed2-da-bi u6 mu-ni-in-dug4
26d/cul?\-a2-zid-da unu3 an-na-ke4 samanx(CE3.SU3.UD.NUN.CE3.TU) cu ba-ni-in-dab5
27X X X /utah?\-he-ta a-ba-da-an-ed2 u2-dug4-ba sa2? nam-me
28sa? [...] X AN nam-me ki-car2-ra ba-an-sud-e
29id2 u2?-la-a a nir a-ba-naj-a-ta
30dinana-ke4 jiri2 im-ma-da-an-gu4-ud kun-bi im-ma-da-/kud\
31/ur-mah\-gin7 gu3 mir-a ba-ni-in-ra za-pa-aj2 mu-da-an-sed4-e
32[...] /KA?\-ba im-da-an-cub [(...)] X im-mi-in-ge-en
33[... za]-/pa?\-aj2 [X X]-a-ni jic bi2-in-tuku-a-ta
34[...] X X-ta ba-/ni?\-de2 im agarin3
35[...] cub?-be2 ba-da-an-nu2
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38[...] nin gal an-na-ke4 inim-bi an-ra cu-a ba-an-/gi\
39[an-ne2] inim-bi jic ba-an-tuku-a-ta
40[X X]-a zib2-bi-ni bi2-in-ra u3!-u8! dug4-ge bi2-in-si
41/dumu\-ju10 a-na-am3 bi2-in-ak je26-e bi2-in-dirig-ga
42[d]/inana\ a-na-am3 bi2-in-ak je26-e bi2-in-dirig-ga
43i3-ne-ec2-ta ud-da cid-bi ba-da-tur ud ji6-bi-a ba-da-bur2
44ud-da-ta en-nu-uj3-bi 3-am3 ud ji6-bi-a ba-an-da-sa2
(1 ms. reverses the order of ll. 43-44)
45[i3-ne]-ec2 dutu ed2-a ne3 he2-en-na-nam
46dijir nam-lu2-ulu3 mu-un-dim2-ma (1 ms. adds: dam dam bar gid2-de3 nam-mu-da-ab-be2)
47an-ne2 kug dinana-ke4 igi bi2-in-du8-am3
48ni2 bur2 ne-en-nam ni2 bur2 ne-en-nam KA-bi nu-du3-a-ba
49an-ne2 (1 ms. adds: dinana-ke4) ni2 bur2 ne-en-/nam\ [ni2 bur2 ne-en-nam] KA-bi nu-du3-a-ba
50lu2 dumu-ju10 ba-su nu-mu-e-dug4-ga e2-an-na-kam im-da-an-kar-re-en
51dinana-ke4 ba-su nu-mu-e-dug4-ga e2-an-na-kam im-da-an-kar-re-en
52e2-an-na an-gin7 he2-ge-en zag-sig18 nam-ba-an-tuku (1 ms. has instead: la-la-bi nam-mi-ni-/gi4\)
53gu2-kij2 kalam-ma mu-bi he2-pad3-de3 (1 ms. adds: gaba-ri na-an-tuku?-tuku)
54nam-lu2-ulu3 uj3 car2-ra-ba jiri3-ni-ce3 he2-en-na-ab-sig10-ge
55e-ne-ec2 dutu ud ne-/en\-a ur5 he2-en-na-nam-ma-am3
56e2-an-na an-da im-da-an-kar [X]-ta im-mi-in-ge-en
57ud-da dinana-ke4 e2-an-na e2 ki /nin\-am3 im-me
58in-nin-e ki u3-ma gub-bu-ba cu sa2 dug4-ga-am3
59dinana-ke4 ki u3-ma gub-bu-ba cu sa2 dug4-ga-am3
60e2-an-na an-da im-da-kar-re-en ki dug3-ga im-me
61dnun gal-e-ne dirig-ba
62ki-sikil dinana za3-mi2-zu mah-am3

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