Mnamon

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Elamite

- (3rd - 1st millennia BC)


Examples of writing



Inscription on baked brick of Untash-Naprisha (c. 1275-1240 B.C.)

Inscription on baked brick of Untash-Naprisha (c. 1275-1240 B.C.)
Source: Fonte

M.-J. Steve, Tchoga Zanbil (Dur-Untash), vol. 3: Textes Élamites et Accadiens, Mémoires de la Délégation Archéologique en Iran, vol. 41, Paris 1967)

 

1. ú Iun-taš-dingir.gal ša-ak Idḫu-ban-nu-me-na-ki su-un-ki-ik

2. an-za-an šu-šu-un-ka si-ia-an dna-bu-me ú-pa-at ḫu-us-

3. si-ip-me ku-ši-iḫ dna-bu-ú la-an-si-ti-ra ir a-ḫa-ar

4. mu-ur-taḫ ḫu-ut-tak ḫa-li-ik ú-me dna-bu-ú

5. si-ia-an ku-uk-ra ul-li-na te-la-ak-ni

 

I, Untash-Naprisha, son of Khumban-numena, king of Anshan and Susa, built a temple of Nabû of baked brick. I placed there a golden (statue of) Nabû. May what I made for Nabû of the acropolis by me (as a gift) be dedicated to him.