Šulgi: years 1-10

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1. mu šul-gi lugal: Year: "Šulgi is king"

  • RTC 273 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu szul-gi lugal

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2. mu us2 e2 dnin-gubalag ki ba-a-gar: Year: "The foundations of the temple of Ningubalag were laid"

  • ITT 4, 7662 (Girsu) obv. 5: mu us2 e2 {d}nin-gubalag? ba-gar
  • ITT 5, 6737 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu us2 e2 {d}nin-gubalag ki ba-a-gar
  • MVN 7, 28 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu us2 e2 {d}nin-gubalag ki ba-a-gar
  • MVN 7, 64 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu us2 e2 {d}nin-gubalag ba-a-gar
  • RTC 271 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu us2 e2 {d}nin-gubalag ki ba-a-gar

RIME 3/2 (Frayne 1997, 18) identifies this as Ur-Namma year ‘o’.

click here for CDLI entries dated to Shulgi 2

3. mu šul-gi lugal uri2ki-ma-ke4 gešgu-za za-gin3 den-lil2-ra i-na-ku4-ra: Year: "Šulgi, the king of Ur, brought in a lapis throne for Enlil"

  • Iraq 22, pl. 20 6 NT 382 (Nippur) obv. 1- rev. 2: mu szul-gi lugal# uri5{ki}-ma#-ke4 […] [{gesz}]gu-za za-gin3 {d}en-lil2#-ra i3-na-kux(KWU636)!-ra e2 […]-zi
  • CUNES 52-18-126 (Nippur)

RIME 3/2 (Frayne 1997, 94) identifies this as Shulgi year 2.

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4. mu us2 e2-dnin-urta ki ba-a-gar: Year: "The foundations of the temple of Ninurta were established"

  • MVN 7, 482 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu us2 e2 {d}nin-urta ki ba-a-gar
  • RTC 274 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu us2 e2 {d}nin-urta ki ba-a-gar
  • RTC 276 (Girsu) obv. 18: mu us2 {d}nin-urta-ta
  • LB 2460

RIME 3/2 (Frayne 1997, 94) identifies this as Shulgi year 5.

click here for CDLI entries dated to Shulgi 4

5a. mu us2 e2-dnin-urta us2-sa: Year after: "The foundations of the temple of Ninurta were established"

  • LB 48 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu us2 {d}nin-urta us2-sa
  • MVN 7, 57 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu us2 {d}nin-urta us2-sa
  • MVN 7, 58 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu us2 e2 {d}nin-urta us2-sa
  • MVN 7, 513 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu us2-sa e2 {d}nin#-urta ki ba-a-gar
  • MVN 10, 246 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu us2 e2 {d}nin-urta us2-sa x
  • ITT 5, 6704 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu us2 e2 {d}nin-urta us2-sa
  • RTC 276 (Girsu) obv. 19: mu us2 {d}nin-urta us2-sa
  • RTC 275 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu us2 e2 {d}nin-urta us2-sa

RIME 3/2 (Frayne 1997, 95) identifies this as Shulgi year 6b.

5b. mu bad3 gal e2-an-na ba-du3-a: Year: "The great wall of the Eanna Temple was built"

Also read as mu |BAD3.GAL.AN|[ki …]

The catalogue also notes LB 575 as Šulgi 5.

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6. mu lugal-e giri3 nibruki si bi2-sa2-a: Year: "The king straightened out the Nippur road"

RIME 3/2 (Frayne 1997, 95) identifies this as Shulgi year 7a.

Note in addition,

  • MVN 7, 92 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu us2-sa e2 {d}nin-urta us2-sa

The catalogue lists BM 100491 as Šulgi 6.

click here for CDLI entries dated to Shulgi 6

7. mu lugal-e uri2ki-ta nibruki-še3 šu in-nigin2: Year: "The king made a round trip between Ur and Nippur (in one day)"

  • RA 65, 19 1 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu lugal-e uri5{ki}-ta
  • RA 65, 19 2 (Girsu) obv. 5: mu lugal-e in-nigin2
  • RA 65, 19 3 (Girsu) obv. 7: [mu lugal]-e in-nigin2
  • RA 65, 20 4 (Girsu) obv. 7: mu [lugal]-e uri5{ki}-ta
  • RA 65, 20 5 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu lugal-e in-nigin2
  • RA 65, 20 6 (Girsu) obv. 5: mu lugal-e szu! in-nigin2
  • MVN 7, 476 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu lugal szu!(TUG2) in-gur4
  • MVN 7, 477 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu lugal-e szu in-gur4
  • MVN 6, 568 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu lugal-e szu in-gur4
  • MVN 7, 29 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu lugal-e szu in-gur!(SI)
  • RTC 272 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu lugal-e {d}nibru{ki}-ta
  • RTC 276 (Girsu) obv. 20: mu lugal-e szu in-nigin2-sze3
  • RTC 277 (Girsu) rev. 1: mu lugal-e uri5{ki}-ta nibru{ki}-sze3 [i3?]-nigin2
  • RTC 278 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu szul-gi lugal-e uri5{ki}-ta nibru{ki}-[sze3]
  • RTC 279 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu lugal-e szu i3-nigin2
  • RTC 280 (Girsu) rev. 1: mu# lugal-e uri5{ki}-ta
  • ITT 5, 6820 (Girsu) rev. 6: [mu] lugal-e in#-nigin2

RIME 3/2 (Frayne 1997, 95) identifies this as Shulgi year 7b.

click here for CDLI entries dated to Shulgi 7

8. mu ma2-gur8 dnin-lil2-la2 ba-ab-du8: Year: "The magur-boat of Ninlil was caulked"

  • ASJ 2, 16 44 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu ma2-gur8 {d}nin-lil2 ba-ab-du8
  • RTC 281 (Girsu) rev. 1: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 ba-ab-du8 (also obv. 4, 11; rev. 7)
  • ITT 5, 6703 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 ba-du8
  • ITT 5, 6711 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 ba-du8
  • ITT 5, 6713 (Girsu) rev. 10: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 ba-du8
  • ITT 5, 6725 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 ba-du8
  • ITT 5, 6819 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 ba-du8
  • RA 65, 20 7 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 ba-du8
  • RA 65, 20 8 (Girsu) obv. 3: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 ba-du8
  • MVN 7, 388 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2-la2 ba-du8
  • MVN 7, 510 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 ba-ab-du8

The catalogue also includes the following without transcriptions: CBCY 3, p. 198, NBC 5429 (Girsu).

RIME 3/2 (Frayne 1997, 95) also identifies this as Shulgi year 8.

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9a. mu ma2 dnin-lil2-la2-ke4 us2-sa: Year after: "The boat of Ninlil (was caulked)"

  • DCS 49 (Girsu) rev. 6: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 us2-sa
  • ITT 5, 6805 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu [ma2] {d}nin-lil2 us2-sa
  • MVN 6, 7 (Girsu) rev. 7: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2-la2 us2-sa
  • MVN 6, 82 (Girsu) rev. 7: [mu ma2 {d}]nin-lil2-la2 [… us2]-sa
  • MVN 6, 143 (Girsu) rev.8: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2-la2 us2#-[sa]
  • MVN 7, 61 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 us2-sa
  • MVN 7, 62 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2-la2 us2-sa
  • MVN 7, 394 (Girsu) rev. 8: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 us2-sa
  • MVN 7, 405 (Girsu) rev. 8: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2-ke4 us2-sa
  • MVN 7, 421 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2-la2 us2-sa
  • MVN 7, 487 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 us2-sa
  • RTC 282 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2-la2-ke4 us2-sa
  • RTC 283 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2-la2 us2-sa
  • BM 15729 (Girsu) mu ma2 {d}nin-lil2 us2-sa

9b. mu dnanna kar-zi-daki e2-a-ni ku4: Year: "Nanna of Karzida was brought into his temple"

Note this year name is readily mistaken for abbreviated forms of Shulgi 36.

RIME 3/2 (Frayne 1997, 95) also identifies this as Shulgi year 9.

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10. mu e2-hur-sag lugal ba-du3: Year: "The royal mountain-house (the palace) was built"

  • Babyloniaca 08, HG 01 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu e2 hur-sag ba-du3
  • ITT 5, 6702, rev. 3: mu e2-hur-sag ba-du3
  • ITT 5, 6716 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu e2-hur-sag <ba>-du3
  • ITT 5, 6738 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu e2-hur-sag ba-du3
  • ITT 5, 6809 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu e2-hur-sag ba-du3
  • ITT 5, 6813 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu e2-hur-sag ba-du3
  • ITT 5, 6825 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu e2-hur-sag ba-du3
  • ITT 5, 6827 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu e2-hur-sag ba-du3
  • MVN 6, 348 (Girsu) rev. 17: [mu e2 hur]-sag ba-du3
  • MVN 7, 27 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu e2 hur-sag ba-du3
  • MVN 7 456 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu e2 hur-sag ba-du3
  • RTC 284 (Girsu) rev. 6: mu e2 hur-sag ba-du3
  • RTC 285 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu e2 hur-sag-ta
  • AAICAB 1/3, pl. 183, Bod A 20 (Girsu) rev. 17: mu e2 hur-sag ba-du3

RIME 3/2 (Frayne 1997, 95) also identifies this as Shulgi year 10.

click here for CDLI entries dated to Shulgi 10

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