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CDLI Literary 000795, ex. 052
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000795, ex. 052
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0291; Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.22; Gordon SP 492; Alster Proverbs Coll. 1, p.5, 315
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.058
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreLiterary; Mathematical
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.01 Proverbs Collection 01 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20050201 melville
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001sckgm
Composite no.Q000795
Seal no.
CDLI no.P254876

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1. nig2-gi-na-ta a-ba in-da#-[...]
en: Who compares with justice?
2. nam-ti ia-u3-tu#
en: It gives birth to life
3. nig2-erim2-me-e
4. a2-bi he2-ib-kuszx(SAG)-sze#
en: If wickedness exerts itself
5. {d}utu nu-sze-ba
en: Utu is not negligent (in responding)
single ruling
6. SZESZ#? gal tu15 zi-ga he2-en-hun?
en: If the great .../older brother(?) pacifies/appoints(?) a risen wind
7. an-szeg3
en: ... makes it rain(?)
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