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1. After the kingship descended from heaven, the kingship was in Eridug.
In Eridug, Alulim became king; he ruled for 28800 years.

Alalĝar ruled for 36000 years.

2 kings; they ruled for 64800 years.
2. Then Eridug fell and the kingship was taken to Bad-tibira.
In Bad-tibira, En-men-lu-ana ruled for 43200 years.
En-men-gal-ana ruled for 28800 years.
Dumuzid, the shepherd, ruled for 36000 years.

3 kings; they ruled for 108000 years.
3. Then Bad-tibira fell and the kingship was taken to Larag.
In Larag, En-sipad-zid-ana ruled for 28800 years.
4. Then Larag fell and the kingship was taken to Zimbir.
In Zimbir, En-men-dur-ana became king; he ruled for 21000 years.

Then Zimbir fell and the kingship was taken to Šuruppag.
In Šuruppag, Ubara-Tutu became king; he ruled for 18600 years.
5. In 5 cities 8 kings; they ruled for 241200 years.

Then the flood swept over.
Sumerian tablet, 4500 years old
"The Sumerian King List"

source: University of Oxford
Faculty of Oriental Studies,
8. After the flood had swept over, and the kingship had descended from heaven, the kingship was in Kiš.

In Kiš, Ĝušur became king; he ruled for 1200 years.
Kullassina-bēl ruled for 900 years.
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