Lambert believes that the Assyrian version did not consist of an entire new edition, and that the switch of names reflects only incomplete reworking. See Lambert, “The Assyrian Recension of Enūma Eliš,” in Assyrien im Wandel der Zeiten, eds. H. Waetzold and H. Hauptmann, Heidelberger Studien zum alten Orient 6 (Heidelberg: Heidelberger Orientverlag, 1997), pp. 77-80.