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CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 080
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000796, ex. 080
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0268; Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.37; Gordon SP 519 IIII; Alster Proverbs 043
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.088
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
GenreLiterary; Mathematical
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.02 Proverbs Collection 02 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20050201 melville
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001sck6g
Composite no.Q000796
Seal no.
CDLI no.P254868

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1. [...]-x mu#? disz#!-am3 he2-en-zu#
en: If a scribe knew/learned (only) one line of text
2. [...]-ni#? he2-sa6-sa6
en: And his hand was (nevertheless) very good
3. [e]-ne#-am3 dub-sar-re
en: He is a scribe
single ruling
4. [...]-e#? en3-du 1(disz)-am3 he2-zu#!?
en: If a singer knew/learned (only) one song/hymn
5. [...]-ni# du10-ga-am3
en: And his lament/vocalization(?) was (nevertheless) good
6. [e]-ne-am3 nar-am3#
en: He is a singer/musician
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