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Curriculum tablet

This part of the tablet says:

Sargon, mighty king, king of Agade, am I.

My mother was a high priestess, my father I knew not;

My father's brothers live in the mountains;

My city is Azupiranu, situated on the banks of the Euphrates

My mother, the high priestess, conceived me, in secret she bore me;

She placed me in a basket of rushes, she sealed the lid with bitumen;

She cast me into the river which did not rise over me;

The river bore me up and carried me to Aqqi, the water-drawer.

Aqqi, the water-drawer, lifted me out as he dipped his bucket;

Aqqi, the water-drawer, adopted me, brought me up;

Aqqi, the water-drawer, set me up as his gardener.

As a gardener, Ishtar, loved me;

For 55 years I ruled as king.

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