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Publication
Primary publication: CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 004
Author: CDLI
Publication date: 2014ff.
Secondary publication(s): Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0275; Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.21; Alster Proverbs 166 coll.8
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CDLI no.: P254871
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001sck91
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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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Genre: Literary; Mathematical
Sub-genre: ETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
Sub-genre remarks: calc., proverb
Composite no.: Q000801
Language: Sumerian
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Object type: tablet
Material: clay
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Provenience: Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
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Excavation no.: U 17207.003a
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Period: Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
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Tablet

obverse
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1. szah2 szu am3-kar-kar-re
#tr.en: A pig takes away:
2. i-gi4-in-zu ni2-te-ni-sze3
#tr.en: as if(?) for itself
3. lugal-a-ni-sze3-am3
#tr.en: and its master (both).
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