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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 001
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 001
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Bernhardt, Inez & Kramer, Samuel N., TMH NF 3 (1961) 45; Alster Proverbs 165 A
CollectionHilprecht Collection, University of Jena, Germany
Museum no.HS 1430
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20030911 veldhuis_nippurlexical
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001rhnbw
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P231620

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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 002
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 002
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0218; Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.16; Alster Proverbs 165 coll.8
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U —
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary; Mathematical
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20050201 melville
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001scjt9
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P254857

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1. ka5#-a gu2 gid2 ama-a-ni
en: A spying(?) fox to its mother
2. gesztux(|GISZ.TUG2|)# in-ak-ma#?
en: listened, and
3. [...]-ga2 al-ug5-ge-[...]
en: “... is dying(?)” said.
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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 003
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 003
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0219; Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.43; Alster Proverbs 165 coll.8
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U —
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary; Mathematical
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20050201 melville
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001scjvt
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P254858

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1. ka5-a ud5-sze3#? [...]
en: A fox was speaking to? a goat
2. du-um-du-a#?-[...]
en: During the (impending) arrival(?) of a dog
3. tukumbi# [...]
en: If a dog?
4. e2-za nam ur5-[...]
en: In your house because of(?) this (same reason(?)) dwells
5. {kusz}e-sir2-gu10 [...]
en: My shoes ...
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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 004
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 004
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
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
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.003a
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary; Mathematical
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20050201 melville
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001sck91
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P254871

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1. szah2 szu am3-kar-kar-re
en: A pig takes away:
2. i-gi4-in-zu ni2-te-ni-sze3
en: as if(?) for itself
3. lugal-a-ni-sze3-am3
en: and its master (both).
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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 005
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 005
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0300; Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.44; Alster Proverbs 166 coll.8
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.083
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary; Mathematical
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20050201 melville
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001sckn6
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P254881

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1. szah2 lu-hum-ma su-a
en: A pig splattered with mud:
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2. szah2 ninda pad-ra2
en: that pig (even) bread crumbs
3. i-ib2-il2-x
en: carries off.
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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 006
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 006
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0213; Alster Proverbs 165 coll.8
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.048
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001xd0q4
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P346296

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1. ka5-a kun#?-bi mu#-un-szub#
en: A fox dropped its tail
2. maszx(KUN)#-tab-ba-ni am3-i-i
en: and praised(?) its companion(?).
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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 007
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 007
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0215; Alster Proverbs 165 coll.8
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.070
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001xd0s5
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P346298

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1. ka5-a su7-re al-us2-sa
en: A fox treading at(?) a threshing floor(?)
2. su7-re nu-tur-tur
en: (Nothing) was diminished at the threshing floor(?)
3. u3 e-ne nu-kusz2-u3
en: And he is not tired/why is he is not tired?
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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 008
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 008
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0217; Alster Proverbs 165 coll.8
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.092
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001xd0v6
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P346300

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1. ka5-a nam-lul-la-sze3
2. gesztux(|GISZ.TUG2|)-ga14-ni al-gub
en: A fox planned treachery
3. ba-szub-bu-de3-en i7-da iri!?-gu10
4. al-tum2-mu-un e-sze
en: Saying “(If?) I was to fall down (fail?), I will be carried(?) in the canal (of!?) my city
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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 009
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 009
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0220; Alster Proverbs 166 coll.8
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.103
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001xd5t3
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P346301

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1. ka5-a ur2 {gesz}kiszig2-sze3 in-ku4
en: A fox entered the trunk/roots of a thornbush
2. ur-gir15 ka2-na ba-an-tusz
en: (While) a dog sat at the gate
3. e3-ma-ab e3-de3 nu-ub-zu-am3
en: (Saying) “Come out to me!” (but) it did not know how to come out
4. gu2-e-ta a-na-gin7-nam in-ku4
en: (The fox said) “why would I(?) enter (there) from here?
5. en-na nu-al-mu2-mu2 al-tusz!-en e-sze
en: Until it stops growing/chasing(?), I am staying (here)”
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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 010
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 010
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0240; Alster Proverbs 166 coll.8
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.099
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001xd6dc
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P346318

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1. ud5-de3 sa12-rig7
2. masz2 gal-la-kam
en: The (female) goat is the dedication (gift) of the large goat buck
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3. masz2 gal sum4 la2-a
en: The large goat buck wearing a beard
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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 011
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 011
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0241; Alster Proverbs 166 coll.8
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.016
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreSchool
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourceGuerra, Dylan M; Peterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001xd6fw
Composite no.Q000801
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CDLI no.P346319

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1. az-e iti asz3-kam ti-na nu-bala-e
en: The bear does not turn on its side (lit. rib(cage)) for six months
2. AN u3-sa2 nu-mu-un-szum2-ma
en: “God/An has not given sleep
3. ga2-gin7-nam he2-si-ig
en: So that like me, you(?) would be weak(?)”
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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 012
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 012
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0294; Alster Proverbs 166 coll.8
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.062
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001zw5dk
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P346356

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1. kir4-gin7 en-na nu-ni-hab2-a
2. nu-gu7-e
en: Like a hyena, as long as it does not stink, he will not eat (it)
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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 013
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 013
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Alster, Bendt, Proverbs (1997) 165 E, CBS 03882 +; Alster Fs Westenholz 020; Veldhuis JAOS 120, 398
CollectionUniversity of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Museum no.CBS 03882 + CBS 19758 (+) N 3852
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary; Mathematical
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20030911 veldhuis_nippurlexical
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001s75vq
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P229738

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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 014
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 014
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Alster, Bendt, Proverbs (1997) 165 B, CBS 02220
CollectionUniversity of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Museum no.CBS 02220
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20030911 veldhuis_nippurlexical
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001rhncd
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P231621

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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 015
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 015
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Alster, Bendt, Proverbs (1997) 165, CBS 13989
CollectionUniversity of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Museum no.CBS 13989
Accession no.
ProvenienceNippur (mod. Nuffar)
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20030911 veldhuis_nippurlexical
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001rhndx
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P231622

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CDLI Literary 000801, ex. 016
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000801, ex. 016
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Alster, Bendt, Proverbs (1997) 165 C, YBC 07163
CollectionYale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Museum no.YBC 07163
Accession no.
Provenience
Excavation no.
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.08 Proverbs Collection 08 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20131025 firth
ATF sourceno atf
Translationno translation
UCLA Library ARK21198/z14x6d31
Composite no.Q000801
Seal no.
CDLI no.P459166

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