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UET 6, 0371
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Primary publicationUET 6, 0371
Author(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron
Publication date1963, 1966, 2006
Secondary publication(s)Robson, Eleanor, OECT 14 (1999) fig. A.5.04; Alster, Bendt, Proverbs 324
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.076
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Sub-genreETCSL 4.05.01 Enlil A ('Decad no. 05') ll. 33, 34, 32 (Sz. Jáka-Sövegjártó); mat
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20050201 melville
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001skqsw
Composite no.Q000619
Seal no.
CDLI no.P254894

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1. inim ab-ba-sze3
2. gizzal ke3-de3 u3?-te-qi2-a-am
3. ni2 szu-a gi4-gi4-de3 ra-ma-an-szu szu-lu-ma-am
en: (Sum) So that he listens to (Akk to wait for(?)) the word of the father, and (thus) succeeds (Akk repays himself)
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4. dumu ama-ni-ir sun5-na <ni2> te-ga2
5. nam-ab-ba szid-de3
en: The son (is to) humbly revere his mother (so that?) he is reckoned(?) (as possessor of) old age
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6. en-na ku3-zu ku3 banda3{+da}-na
7. na-ga2-ah a2-asz2 sa2 e3-de3-en
en: As long as you(!) can assign a price(?) to wisdom(?), idiot, you will achieve your wish regularly(?)
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8. szesz gal szesz banda3{+da} dugud-de-dam#
9. nam#-lu2-lu7 ke3#-de3
en: The older brother is to honor the younger brother and behave with humanity
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