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Primary publication: UET 6, 0292
Author: Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron
Publication date: 1963, 1966, 2006
Secondary publication(s): Alster Proverbs 315
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CDLI no.: P346355
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001zw5c2
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Catalogue: 20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
Transliteration: Peterson, Jeremiah
Translation: Peterson, Jeremiah
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Owner: British Museum, London, UK
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Genre: School
Sub-genre: Proverb
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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 17207.059
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Period: Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
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1. nam#-tar#-gu10 ga-am3-du11
#tr.en: I want to speak of my fate
2. su-lum mar-am3
#tr.en: It is contempt
3. a-ra2#-gu10 ga-am3-du11
#tr.en: I want to speak about my way (through life)
4. ka lu2 ba-an-ses-e
#tr.en: It will embitter the mouth of a man
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1. er2-gu10 im-da-an-sa2-a
#tr.en: That which vies with my weeping/filled(!?) (my eyes) with tears(?)
2. sza3-gu10 im-da-an-hul
#tr.en: It made my heart malevolent(?)
3. tusz-a NUMUN2? e2-a ba-an-du11
#tr.en: It said “Sit/dwell(?), ... in the house"(!?)
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