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CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 086
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Primary publicationCDLI Literary 000796, ex. 086
Publication date2014ff.
Secondary publication(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron, UET 6 (1963, 1966, 2006) 0244; Alster Proverbs 144
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.014
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Sub-genreETCSL 6.01.02 Proverbs Collection 02 (witness)
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz001xd6jf
Composite no.Q000796
Seal no.
CDLI no.P346322

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1. ir7-sag{muszen} ugu-bi
2. {gesz}kiri6 me-te-bi
en: The top of the head/voice? of the irsag pigeon (is) the ornament of the orchard
3. dar{muszen} ugu-bi
4. a-sza3-ga me-te-bi
en: The top of the head of the francolin (is) the ornament of the field
5. bi2-za-za ugu-bi
6. pu2-bi me-te-bi
en: The top of the head of the frog (is) the ornament of its (the field or orchard's) pond(?)
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