(20) Ṯipṭibaʿlu (Shibti-baʿlu) to the King (RS 18.040) (3.45T) 1
Address (lines 1–4)
To the king, my master, say: Message of Ṯipṭibaʿlu, your [se]rvant:
Prostration Formula (lines 5–8)
[At] the feet of my master, [seve]n times, seven times, (from) a[f]ar do I fall.
The (Military) Situation in Lawasanda (lines 9–19)
As for your servant, in Lawasanda I am keeping an eye (on …