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CDLI Literary 000795, ex. 055
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000795, ex. 055
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0320; Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.42, UET 6/2, 320; Alster Proverbs Coll. 1 HHH p.5,6 (note HHH should be 320 not 230)
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
GenreLiterary; Mathematical
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.01 Proverbs Collection 01 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20050201 melville
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001skqks
Composite no.Q000795
Seal no.
CDLI no.P254888

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1. ninda# he2-gal2
en: If there was food,
2. {d}nin-kax(|U.PESZ2|) ib2#-gu7
en: a mongoose ate it.
3. ninda-gu10 he2-gal2
en: If my food was present
4. lu2-kur2 ib2-gu7
en: A stranger ate it.
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