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Publication
Primary publication: CDLI Literary 000799, ex. 007
Author: CDLI
Publication date: 2014ff.
Secondary publication(s): Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0222; Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.08; Alster Proverbs 120 AA
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CDLI no.: P254859
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001scjwb
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Source of original electronic files
Catalogue: 20050201 melville
Transliteration: Peterson, Jeremiah
Translation: Peterson, Jeremiah
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Collection Information
Owner: British Museum, London, UK
Museum no.: BM —
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Text Content:
Genre: Literary; Mathematical
Sub-genre: ETCSL 6.01.05 Proverbs Collection 05 (witness)
Sub-genre remarks: mathematical calc., proverb
Composite no.: Q000799
Language: Sumerian
Physical Information
Object type: tablet
Material: clay
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Provenience: Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
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Excavation no.: U 17207.006
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Period: Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
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obverse
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1. ur-gir15 zu2 ub-ra-ra
#tr.en: When a dog bites/devours
2. ninda pad-ra2 ka-ga14-ni-sze3#?
#tr.en: (Every) crumb (finds its way?) to its mouth
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reverse
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