CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 003 (P297200)

Wisdom or proverb tablet dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Nies Babylonian Collection, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

Nies Babylonian Collection, Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Museum Number

NBC 01298

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

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Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary > Wisdom or proverb (ETCSL 6.01.02 Proverbs Collection 02 (witness) Literary; Proverb)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

82.0 mm × 28.0 mm

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
  • Measurements (mm): 82.0 high × 28.0 wide
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  • history: Alster Proverbs, Proverbs coll.2, p.40

    [AlsterProverbs1997] Alster, Bendt. 1997. Proverbs of Ancient Sumer: The World’s Earliest Proverb Collection.

  • history: Gordon SP, 162 (Text I)

    [Gordon1959SP] Gordon, Edmund I. 1959. Sumerian Proverbs : Glimpses of Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia. University of Pennsylvania. University Museum.

  • history: BIN 2, 55

    [Nies1920BIN2] Nies, James B., and Clarence E. Keiser. 1920. Historical, Religious and Economic Texts and Antiquities. Babylonian Inscriptions in the Collection of James B. Nies, Vol. 2. New Haven: Yale University Press.

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLI Literary 000796, Ex. 003 Artifact Entry.” (2006) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 15, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P297200.
CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 003 artifact entry (No. P297200). (2023, June 15). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P297200 (Original work published 2006)
CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 003 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P297200 (Accessed: April 17, 2024).
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