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CDLI Literary 000799, ex. 011
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000799, ex. 011
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0208; Alster Proverbs 119 O
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.082
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.05 Proverbs Collection 05 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001xd0mk
Composite no.Q000799
Seal no.
CDLI no.P346293

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1. ur#-mah-e a2-tah-ni
2. gesz#-gi# lu-lu-am3
en: As for the lion, his helpers (in) the reed bed are teeming
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3. [ur]-mah-e gesz-gi-a
4. lu2# zu-a-ni nu-ub-gu7
en: The lion has not eaten his acquaintance in the reed bed
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