UET 6, 0331 (P346379)

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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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM —

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Literary > Wisdom or proverb (Proverbs Collection 2)

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tablet
obverse
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1. [...]-x-x mu-da-kur2#
 en: The ... were changed
2. gesz-hurx(UB)-bi ba-da-bala#
 en: The plans were overturned
3. me-bi mu-un-lal-e
 en: ... diminished its rites
4. szesz-a szesz-bi igi nu-bar-e
 en: A brother was not looking at his(?) brother
5. szul-e a-ra2-ba?
6. sza3-ba? a-na-asz hul ba-dim2
 en: Why does the youth act wickedly in his(?) way (of behavior), in his heart?
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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: UET 6, 0331

    [Gadd1963] Gadd, Cyril J., and Aaron Shaffer. 1963, 1966.

  • history: Alster Proverbs, Proverbs 320

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

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  • Provenience: Ur (mod. Tell Muqayyar)
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  • Excavation No: U 17207.056
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2019-05-29 at 21:01:59 Englund, Robert K. Atf Peterson, Jeremiah CDLI approved View
2006-11-02 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Foxvog, Daniel A.; Guerra, Dylan; Peterson, Jeremiah; Veldhuis, Niek; Wolfe, Jared N. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“UET 6, 0331 Artifact Entry.” 2006. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). November 2, 2006. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346379.
UET 6, 0331 artifact entry (No. P346379). (2006, November 2). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346379
UET 6, 0331 artifact entry (2006) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346379 (Accessed: July 14, 2024).
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	note = {[Online; accessed 2024-07-14]},
	year = {2006},
	month = {nov 2},
	title = {UET 6, 0331 artifact entry},
	url = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346379},
	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P346379},
}

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