CDLI Literary 000796, ex. 086 (P346322)

Wisdom or proverb tablet excavated in Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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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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