CM 42 (Fragmentary Chronicle on the Kings of the Sealand)
Chroniques Mésopotamiennes 42 (CM 42) is a fragment of a larger Mesopotamian chronicle on the Kings of the Sealand.
The following text is a very small fragment of a Mesopotamian chronicle, written in Babylonian. The tablet deals with the history of the Sealand, and appears to have been written in the Hellenistic age, in Babylon.
For a very brief introduction to the literary genre of chronicles, go here. More information can be found in Jean-Jacques Glassner, Mesopotamian Chronicles (Atlanta, 2004), in which this is text CM 42.
[1'] [...] the decree
[2'] [...] the chapels of Sin, Šamaš, and Adad [...]
[3'] [...] who gives the scepter, the throne and the mantle
[4'] [...] his work, according to the decision of the great gods.
[5'] [...] during the reign of Apil-Adad he governed the Sealand
[6'] [...] he lifted up and the reign of Apil-Adad [...] in the Sealand
[7'] [...] whom Marduk cursed, up to the Sealand and [...] of the Sealand
[8'] [...] he assigned forced labor to Babylon, because of the throne [...]
[9'] placed in the Ekur he told, he told the inhabitants
[10'] of Babylon, in the plain [...]