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Publication
Primary publication: CDLI Literary 000782, ex. 061
Author: CDLI
Publication date: 2014ff.
Secondary publication(s): Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0646; Alster, Shuruppak Ur5
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CDLI no.: P346683
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001wzm7b
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Catalogue: 20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
Transliteration: Reid, J. Nicholas; 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
Sub-genre: ETCSL 5.06.01 Instructions of Shuruppak (witness)
Sub-genre remarks: Instructions of Shuruppak
Composite no.: Q000782
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 —
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Period: Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
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Tablet

obverse
$ beginning broken
1'. [...]-ga# szu# [...]-x-[...]
#tr.en: Evil does not forget the heart (either)
>>Q000782 197
2'. [...] ki-x-am3 sza3-ga nu#-da13-da13#!
#tr.en: Goodness is a fertile spot, it cannot be abandoned in the heart
>>Q000782 198
3'. [...] nig2#-gur11-ra HAR-HAR la-ba-gu7!?
#tr.en: Evil consumes property (like) fodder/debt(?)
>>Q000782 199
4'. [...] i7-da ma2 he2-da-BAD
#tr.en: May the boat be far away from/block/die along with(?) the evildoer in the river(?)
>>Q000782 200
5'. [...]-na# {kusz}ummu3 he2-em-dar-dar
#tr.en: The waterskin should split apart in the desert
>>Q000782 201
6'. [...] ag2# nig2 e2 du3-du3-e
#tr.en: A loving heart is something that builds a house
>>Q000782 202
7'. [...] nig2#!? e2 gul-gul-e
#tr.en: A hating heart is something that destroys a house
>>Q000782 203

reverse
1. [...]-du8#-du8 gaba-gal2 me nam-nun-na-ra#?
#tr.en: To the authoritative one, possessor of riches, forcefulness(?), and the “rites” of princeliness
>>Q000782 204
2. [...] gu2# he2-bi2-ni-gar?
#tr.en: One should submit to the authoritative
>>Q000782 205
3. [...] ni2#-zu he2-ni-ne-la2
#tr.en: You should attach yourself to(?) the powerful
>>Q000782 206
4. [...] hul#-ur2 he2-en-szi-gal2
#tr.en: My son, one should be against(?) the evildoer
>>Q000782 207
5. [...]-ka# dam na-ba-du12-du12
#tr.en: One should not marry in “that of a festival”
>>Q000782 208
6. [...] bar#-ra hun!-ga2-am3
#tr.en: Inside ... is rented, outside ... is rented
>>Q000782 209
7. [...] x x x hun-ga2-am3
#tr.en: The ... is rented, the ... is rented
>>Q000782 210
8. [...] za#-gin3 hun!-ga2-am3
#tr.en: The silver is rented, the lapis is rented
>>Q000782 211
9. [...] x mu-un-da-sa2-a
#tr.en: ... is one that(?) compares with ...
>>Q000782 212
$ rest broken