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CDLI Literary 000799, ex. 018
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000799, ex. 018
Author(s)CDLI
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0230; Alster Proverbs Coll.5, 120 CC, 307 (HHH in prov. coll.1 is 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
Remarks
Materialclay
LanguageSumerian
GenreSchool
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.05 Proverbs Collection 05 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001xd647
Composite no.Q000799
Seal no.
CDLI no.P346310

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1. ur-gir15-re kasz-de2-a-sze3 al-du-un
en: A dog going to a banquet
2. giri3-pad-ra2 igi mu-ni-in-duh ba-gub
en: saw a bone and stopped(?):
3. ki al-du-na-am3
en: "Where I go,
4. diri ne-en-na#-am3
en: more of this(?)
5. al-gu7-[...] e#-sze#
en: I will eat” he said.
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1. hal#-la ur-gir15#-ra#-ka
en: The “inheritance share"(?) of a dog:
2. giri3-pad-ra2 al-de5-de5-ga
en: bones are selected.
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