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Primary publication: CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 083
Author: CDLI
Publication date: 2014ff.
Secondary publication(s): Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0293; Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.12; Gordon SP 520 UUUU; Alster Proverbs 043
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CDLI no.: P254877
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001sckh4
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Catalogue: 20050201 melville
Transliteration: Peterson, Jeremiah
Translation: Peterson, Jeremiah
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Collection Information
Owner: British Museum, London, UK
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Genre: Literary; Mathematical
Sub-genre: ETCSL 6.01.02 Proverbs Collection 02 (witness)
Sub-genre remarks: math. calc., proverb
Composite no.: Q000796
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 17207.061
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Period: Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
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1. sag sar-ra sikix(U8) ba-an-tuku-tuku
#tr.en: A shaven head acquired (more) hair,
2. u3 lu2 sze de5-de5-ga
#tr.en: and the grain gatherer
3. {d}asznan ba-ab-diri-ga
#tr.en: increased (the growth of the grain goddess) Ezina.
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