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Gudea

Year names of Gudea (years 1 -10)

1. mu gu3-de2-a ensi2 : Year: “Gudea is governor”

  • AOAT 25, p. 81, 7 (Girsu) obv. 4: mu gu3-de2-a ensi2

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 1

2. mu id2-dnin-gir2-su-ušumgal ba-ba-al-la : Year: “The canal 'Ningirsu-ušumgal / Ningirsu is a dragon' was dug”

  • RTC 201 (Girsu) obv. 3: mu i7 {d}nin-gir2-su-uszumgal ba-ba-al-la
  • ITT 4 8001 (Girsu) rev. 6: mu <i7> {d}nin-gir2-su-uszumgal ba-ba-al-la
  • ITT 4 8026 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu i7 {d}nin-gir2-su-uszumgal ba-ba-al-la
  • ITT 4 8065 (Girsu) obv. 2: mu i7 {d}nin-gir2-su-uszumgal ba-ba-al-la

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 2

3. mu balag ušumgal-kalam-ma ba-dim2-ma : Year: “The harp (called) 'ušumgal-kalamma / the dragon of the land' was made”

  • RTC 201 (Girsu) obv. 7: mu balag uszumgal-kalam-ma ba-dim2-ma
  • ITT 4 8065 (Girsu) rev. 1: mu balag uszumgal kalam-ma ba-dim2-ma
  • AOAT 25, p. 81, 7 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu balag uszumgal ku ba-dim2

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 3

4. mu giššar2-ur3-ra ba-du3-a : Year: “The šarur-weapon was set up”

  • RTC 201 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu {gesz}szar2-ur3-ra ba-du3-a

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 4

5. mu nin za-bu-ka : Year: “The lady of Zabum / Sabum”

  • RTC 201 (Girsu) rev. 11: mu nunuz-za-bu-ka#

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 5

6. mu anšanki gištukul ba-sig3-a : Year: “Anšan was smitten by weapons”

  • NFT p. 184, AO 4303 (Girsu) left 1: [mu …] {gesz}tukul ba-sag3-a

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 6

7. mu gišu5-šub-ba / gišu3-šub-ba ba-dim2-ma : Year: “The brickmould was made”

  • RTC 109 (Girsu) rev. 1: mu {gesz}u5-szub-ba dim2

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 7

8. mu sig4 dnin-gir2-su-ka gišu3-šub-ba ba-gar-ra : Year: “The brick (for the temple) of Ningirsu was laid in the brickmould”

  • AOAT 25, 81 n. 8 (Girsu) rev. 1: mu sig4 {d}nin#-[…]-ka u3 szub x […] gar-[ra? …]
  • BM 18721 (Girsu) mu sig4 {d}nin-gir2-su-ka {gisz}u3-szub-ba gar
  • BM 18762 (Girsu) mu sig4 {d}nin-gir2-su

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 8

9. mu sig4 dnin-gir2-su-ka us2-sa : Year after: “The brick (for the temple) of Ningirsu”

  • AOAT 25, 81 n. 9 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu sig4 {d}nin#-[…] us2-sa […]

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 9

10. mu e2-dnin-gir2-su-ka ba-du3-a : Year: “The temple of Ningirsu was built”

  • RTC 221 (Girsu) rev. 6.1: mu e2 {d}nin-gir2-su-ka ba-du3-a
  • MVN 10, 227 (Girsu) rev. 3: [mu e2 {d}nin]-gir2-su [ba]-du3

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 10

Year names of Gudea (years 11-20)

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11. mu gešgu-za dnanše ba-dim2-ma : Year: “The throne of Nanše was made”

  • RTC 200 (Girsu) rev. 2.10: mu {gisz}gu-za {d}nansze# ba-dim2-ma
  • ITT 4 7996 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu {gisz}gu-za {d}nansze# ba#-dim2-ma#

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 11

12. mu e2-dba-ba6 ba-du3-a : Year: “The temple of Baba was built”

  • AOAT 25, p. 80, 6 (Girsu) rev. 1: mu e2 {d}ba-ba6 ba-du3-a

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 12

13. mu nin-dingir-d[…] : Year: “The high-priestess of …”

  • RTC 199 (Girsu) obv. 1: mu nin-[dingir {d}…]

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 13

14. mu šita2 sag-ninnu dnin-gir2-su-ka ba-dim2-ma : Year: “The fifty-headed šita-weapon of Ningirsu was made”

  • ITT 4 8019 (Girsu) rev. 7: mu szita2 sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma
  • ITT 4 8068 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu szita2 sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma
  • RTC 192 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu szita2 sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma
  • RTC 193 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu szita2 sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma
  • RTC 199 (Girsu) obv. 3: mu szita2 sag#-ninnu [ba-dim2-ma]
  • RTC 199 (Girsu) rev. 1: [mu szita2] sag#-ninnu [ba-dim2-ma]
  • RTC 194 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu szita2 sag-[ninnu] {d}nin-gir2-su-[ka] ba-dim2-ma#

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 14

15. mu e2-dnin-dar-a ba-du3-a : Year: “The temple of Nin-dara was built”

  • RTC 199 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu# e2 {d}nin-dar-[a ba-du3-a]
  • RTC 195 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu e2 {d}nin-dar-a ba-du3-a
  • MVN 3, 115 (Girsu) rev. 6: mu e2 {d}nin-dar-a ba-du3-a
  • MVN 6, 536 (Girsu) rev. 2.5: mu e2 {d}nin-dar#-[a] ba-du3 […]
  • ITT 5 6860 (Girsu) rev. 6: [mu] e2 {d}nin-x ba-du3
  • Amherst 13 (Girsu) rev. 7: mu e2 {d}nin-dar-a ba-du3-a
  • AO 3323 (Girsu): mu e2-{d}nin-dar-a ba-du3-a (Carroué 1994, ASJ 16, p. 59)

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 15

16a. mu mi-i3-ṭum sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma : Year: “The fifty headed miṭṭum-weapon was made”

  • RTC 197 (Girsu) rev. 9: mu mi-i3-tum sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma
  • RTC 198 (Girsu) rev. 13: mu tukul mi-tum sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma
  • RTC 199 (Girsu) obv. 5: mu mi-[i3-tum] sag-ninnu [ba-dim2-ma]
  • RTC 199 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu mi-i3-tum sag-ninnu [ba-dim2-ma]
  • ITT 4 7522 (Girsu) rev. 15: mu mi-tum
  • ITT 4 7527 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu mi-tum ba-dim2-ma
  • ITT 4 7531 (Girsu) rev. 21: mu mi-tum ba-dim2-ma#
  • ITT 4 7533 (Girsu) rev. 18: mu mi-tum sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma
  • ITT 4 7540 (Girsu) rev. 6: mu mi-tum sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma#
  • ITT 4 7545 (Girsu) rev. 12: mu mi-tum sag-ninnu
  • ITT 4 7549 (Girsu) rev. 5: [mu mi-tum] sag-ninnu [ba]-dim2#-ma
  • ITT 4 7551 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu mi-tum […] dim2#-ma
  • ITT 4 7560 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu mi-tum sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma
  • ITT 4 7664 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu mi-i3-tum sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma
  • ITT 4 7781 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu mi-i3-tum sag-ninnu ba-dim2
  • ITT 4 7985 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu mi-tum sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma
  • ITT 4 7993 (Girsu) rev. 5: [mu] mi-i3-tum# […]
  • ITT 4 8042 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu mi-tum sag-ninnu
  • ITT 4 8045 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu mi-i3-tum sag-ninnu ba-dim2
  • ITT 4 8047 (Girsu) rev. 6: mu mi-i3-tum
  • ITT 4 8117 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu mi-tum sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 16a

16b. mu gištukul ur-sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma : Year: “The weapon called 'fifty-heroes' was made”

  • RTC 196 (Girsu) rev. 2.2: mu {gesz}tukul ur-sag-ninnu ba-dim2-ma

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 16b

17. mu i7 pirig-gim-du ba-ba-al-la : Year: “The canal Piriggimdu / 'moving like a lion' was dug”

  • NFT p. 184, AO 4310 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu i7 pirig-gin7-du ba-ba-al-la#

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 17

18. mu e2-dga2-tum3-du10 ba-du3-a : Year: “The temple of Gatumdu was built”

  • ITT 4 7566 (Girsu) rev. 2.5: [mu] e2 {d}ga2-tum3#-du10 ba-du3-a
  • ITT 4 8018 (Girsu) rev. 6: mu e2 {d}ga2-tum3-du10 du3-a
  • RTC 205 (Girsu) rev. 5: mu e2 {d}ga2-tum3-du10 ba-du3-a

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 18

19. mu lu2-mah-dinanna maš-e i3-pa3 : Year: “The lumah-priest of Inanna was chosen by means of the omens”

  • ITT 4 7562 (Girsu) rev. 7; mu lu2-mah {d}inanna masz-e ba-pa3-da
  • RTC 234 (Girsu) rev. 4: mu lu2-mah {d}inanna masz-e i3-pa3
  • RTC 209 (Girsu) rev. 10: mu lu2-mah# [{d}nanna] masz-e pa3#-[da]

(but note RTC 209 rev.8-9: ur-{d}nin-[gir2-su] ensi2#)

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 19

20. mu e2-ba-gara2 ba-du3-a : Year: “(The temple) Ebagara was built”

  • RTC 212 (Girsu) rev. 9: mu# e2 ba-gara2 ba-du3-a
  • ITT 4 7121 (Girsu) rev. 9: [mu e2] ba#-gara2 ba-du3-a
  • ITT 4 7558 (Girsu) rev. 13: [mu] e2 ba-gara2 ba-du3-a
  • ITT 4 7988 (Girsu) rev. 9: mu e2 ba-gara2 ba-du3-a
  • ITT 4 7998 (Girsu) rev. 4. mu e2 ba-gara2 ba-du3
  • ITT 4 8003 (Girsu) rev. 7: mu e2 ba-gara2 ba-[du3]
  • ITT 4 8011 (Girsu) rev. 6: mu e2 ba-gara2 ba-du3-a
  • ITT 4 8050 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu e2 ba-gara2 ba-du3-a
  • ITT 4 8061 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu e2 ba-gara2# ba-du3-a
  • ITT 4 8096 (Girsu) rev. 2: mu e2 ba-gara2 [ba]-du3-a
  • ITT 4 8130 (Girsu) rev. 3: mu e2 ba-gara2 ba-du3-a

click here for CDLI entries dated to Gudea 20

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