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CDLI Literary 000799, ex. 006
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000799, ex. 006
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0211; Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.07; Robson AOAT 297, 356; Alster Proverbs 119 M
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.112
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
GenreLiterary; Mathematical
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.05 Proverbs Collection 05 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20050201 melville
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001scgcm
Composite no.Q000799
Seal no.
CDLI no.P254856

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1. ur#-mah-e szah2 gesz-gi4# in#-dab5#?
en: A lion caught a marsh boar
2. gu3# mu-ra-ra-ra en-na-bi-sze3
3. uzu-zu ka-gu10 nu-ub-si
en: He shouted “How much longer will your flesh not fill my mouth?”
4. za-pa-ag2-zu gesztux(|GISZ.TUG2|)#-gu10
5. ulu3{+lu}-un e#-[sze]
en: (So that(?)) my ears can forget(?) your squeal
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