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CDLI Literary 000795, ex. 051
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000795, ex. 051
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0210; Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.35; Alster Proverbs Coll. 1, p.6
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.038
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
GenreLiterary; Mathematical
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.01 Proverbs Collection 01 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20050201 melville
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001scgb3
Composite no.Q000795
Seal no.
CDLI no.P254855

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1. [...] uga{muszen} am3
en: Heaven is a raven
2. [...] {d}nin-ka6-am3
en: Earth is a mongoose
3. [...]-na ur-mah-e
en: In the plain (is) the lion
4. [...]-gu10 me-sze3 ga-du
en: My spouse, where shall I go?
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