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UET 6, 0315
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Primary publicationUET 6, 0315
Author(s)Gadd, Cyril J. & Shaffer, Aaron
Publication date1963, 1966, 2006
Secondary publication(s)Alster Proverbs 290, 318
CollectionBritish Museum, London, UK
Museum no.BM —
Accession no.
ProvenienceUr (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
Excavation no.U 17207.132
PeriodOld Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Dates referenced
Object typetablet
Sub-genreProverbs Collection 2
CDLI comments
Catalogue source20061205 cdliadmin_veldhuis
ATF sourcePeterson, Jeremiah
TranslationPeterson, Jeremiah
UCLA Library ARK21198/zz0020ng4f
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CDLI no.P346368

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1. ansze# i7!-da diri-ga
en: A donkey (was) floating (downstream) in the river
2. ur-gir15 bar-rim4-ma igi DU-e-x
en: A dog was ahead of him(?) on dry land
3. [a]-a ugu-gu10 me-sze3 al-du-un#
en: (Saying) “My birth father, where are you going?
4. x MU te er2-gu10 ugu-zu ga-pa3#?
en: ... I shall weep upon you/on your behalf(?)/My ... come near(?) that I may cast my eye upon you(?)”
single ruling
5. e2 gurusz gal-gal-e#-ne-ka#
en: In a house of many young men
6. {gesz}al#? [...] x-ra?-an-NE#?
en: ... the hoe and the carrying basket(?)
7. ak#?-x [...]-x
en: ...
8. PA# li#?-[...]
en: ...
9'. UD UR#? [...]
en: ...
single ruling

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1. DU#? x [...]
en: "Run!"(?) ...
2. lugal-[...]
en: The king ...
3. ku3-ga-ke4#-[esz]
en: Because of the silver
4. ku3-sig17-ga-ke4#-[esz]
en: Because of the gold
5. {uruda}szen-na-ke4-esz
en: Because of the cauldron(?)
6. {uruda}szen-dili2-na-ke4-esz
en: Because of the ewer
7. ga2-e ba-til-de3-en
en: I am to be finished
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