CTMMA 2, 003 (MMA 86.11.182) [Lament accompanied by the Balag-instrument]

Obverse
o 1o 1

[ina a-mat dEN] u dGAŠAN-ia₂ lis-lim

According to the word of Bel and my lady, may it be well

o 22

[dam]-gar₃⸣-ra aba-da-kur₂ udu₃ ka-naŋ-ŋa₂ [...]


o 33

tam₂⸣-ka-ri it-ta-kir aka⸣-[la] ma-a-tu₂ [it-ta]-ad-laḫ

(Sum) The merchant was estranged, the whole of the land was ... (Akk) The merchant has become estranged, the whole of the land has been disturbed


o 44

[...] uru₂⸣-ta dam-gar₃-ra ba-da-kur₂ udu₃ ka-naŋ⸣-[ŋa₂ ...]-x

In the city, the merchant was estranged, the whole of the land was ...


o 55

emu⸣-lu-šir₃-ra aeš₃ nibru[ki]-ta [...]


o 66

ša₂ be-lu₄ ina ṣer-ḫi-šu₂ bi-it [ni-ip]-pu-ri

(Sum) The singer/lamenter at shrine Nibru (Akk) The one of the lord(?) with his song/lament (at?) the temple of Nibru


o 77

a-aše-eb e₂-kur-ra-ta aki-ur₃ e₂-nam⸣-til₃-la a?

At the brickwork of the Ekur temple, the Ki'ur, the Enamtila


o 88

aše-eb zimbirki-ta aba-da-kur₂ u

At the brickwork of Sippar, he was estranged


o 99

a-aeš₃ e₂-babbar-ra a-ee₂-ddi-kud-kalam-ma a

At shrine Ebabbar, the Edikudkalama temple


o 1010

aše-eb tin-tirki-ta aba-da-kur₂ u

At the brickwork of Tintir, he was estranged


o 1111

aše-eb e₂-saŋ-il₂-la aeš₃ e₂-tur₃-kalam-ma a

At the brickwork of the Esaŋil temple, shrine Eturkalama


o 1212

aše-eb bad₃-si-ab-baki-ta aba-da-kur₂ u

At the brickwork of Borsippa, he was estranged


o 1313

a-aše-eb e₂-zid-da-ta aeš₃ e₂-maḫ-til₃-la a

At the brickwork of the Ezida temple, shrine Emahtila


o 1414

aše-eb e₂-te-me-en-an-ki aeš₃ e₂-duraḫ-an-na a

At the brickwork of Etemenanki, shrine Edurahana


o 1515

ŠAG₄?uru₂-ta umun-bi na-aŋ₂ ba-da-kur₂


o 1616

a-li be-el-šu₂ i-ta-ra-ar-šu₂

(Sum) At the city the lord altered the fate (Akk) The lord of the city has cursed it


o 1717

gašan-bi gig-gig-bi aba-da-kur₂


o 1818

be-let⸣-su ša₂ mar-ṣa-a-ti it-ta-šab

(Sum) Its lady was painfully estranged (Akk) Its lady of (many) pains has sat down


o 1919

uru₂ umun-bi *(P₂) uru₂ mu-ul-lil₂-la₂ aen₃ li₉-bi-tar-ra-bi


o 2020

IRI ša₂ dMIN<(...)>


o 2121

[...] be-el⸣-šu₂ ar₂-kat₂-su la ip-ru-us

(Sum) The city whose lord (var. of which Enlil) does not inquire after it (Akk) The city whose lord (var. of which Enlil) does not concern himself with it


o 2222

[... lil₂]-la₂⸣- kur₉-ra-bi?

Which Enlil turned into an empty breeze


o 2323

[...] x x [...]

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Reverse
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r 1'r 1'

[... tag]-da-mar

(Sum) You ended wherever you have cursed (Akk) You have brought to an end wherever you swore against


r 2'2'

[...] e?⸣-ze₂ ui-ni-in-gub


r 3'3'

[...] la ka-ša₂-x ana ṣe-e-nu tu--zi-iz

(Sum) He appointed a shepherd who is not submissive (over?) the sheep (Akk) You appointed a shepherd who is not submissive(?) for the flock


r 4'4'

su₈⸣-ba u₃ nu-ku aen-nu-uŋ₃-ŋa₂ ba-e-tuš


r 5'5'

re-e₂-a la ṣa-li-lu! ana ma-ṣar-ti₃ tu-še-šib

You sat down a sleepless shepherd on watch (Akk) You installed a sleepless shepherd for the watch


r 6'6'

a-a dmu-ul-lil₂-la₂ uru₂-zu-a ue₃-ni adub sag₉-ga-na ba-an-gub


r 7'7'

a-bi dMIN<(...)> IRI-ka ḫi-i-iṭ-ma ṭup-pi da-mi-iq-ti šu-ṭur

(Sum) Father Enlil, come out in your city, he entered ...on his good(-portending?) tablet (Akk) Father Enlil, examine your city, write a good(-portending) tablet


r 8'8'

a-ax [...] x x x⸣-e ud ul-la uru₂ru-ŋu₁₀ u

r 9'9'

[...] x x ma?⸣-lu-u₂ ša₂-qu-u₂ na-ak-lu₄

(Sum) ... of distant days, my mighty one(?) (Akk) Filled with(?) ..., lofty, skilfull

r 10'10'

[... dutu-gin₇] e₃⸣-ta NU AL.TIL ana DU₁₂ ZIḫi

... nishu extract of the balaŋ composition Utugin eta, (composition) not completed. Extracted for singing.

r 11'11'

[...] mdAMAR.UTU-EN-šu₂-nu

imgida of Marduk-bēlšunu

r 12'12'

[... ]-ṭur-ma Eki

... has written it with his hand. Babylon

r 13'13'

[... DIŠ-ME-DIŠ]-ŠU⸣-IMIN-KAM₂ mdi-mit-ri LUGAL

Month of ..., ... day, 167th year, Demetrius the king

r 14'14'

[... šur]-qa la₃ GIŠ-šu₂

... shall not take it away via theft

r 15'15'

A ḪI? A TUR x [...]

r 16'16'

x x LI x x [...]

r 17'17'

a-aše-eb e₂-nam-til₃-[la ...]

The brickwork of the Enamtila temple ...

r 18'18'

e₂-ḫur-saŋ-kalam?⸣-[ma ...]

The Ehursaŋgalama temple ...


See also Stefan M. Maul, CTMMA 2, 003, pp. 26-30; adapted for BLMS and lemmatized by Jeremie Peterson.