"The Shepherd, what has he done?" An Emesal Lament over Dumuzi from the old babylonian period and the first millennium BCE

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Abstract

The article publishes an Old Babylonian syllabically written tablet of the Eršema su8-ba-de3 ta an-ak, "The shepherd, what has he done?"with duplicates from the first millennium BCE stemming from Nineveh. The composition laments the disappearance of Dumuzi.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)76-91
Number of pages16
JournalAltorientalische Forschungen
Volume48
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 8 Jun 2021

Keywords

  • Dumuzi
  • Emesal
  • Eršema
  • Lament
  • Sumerian

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cultural Studies
  • Language and Linguistics
  • History
  • Linguistics and Language

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