CUSAS 2, 30

SEAL no. 1755

Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
MS 2065
Measurements
circumference
5.7x6.5
cm
Collection
Schøyen Collection, Oslo
Edition
Genre / Classification
Wisdom Literature, proverbs
Notes

Alster 207, 29: "Probably a Middle Babylonian tablet". CDLI No. P250821.

Text

1          i-lu-lu nu-zu ú-gu da-an-de-e šà-gu10 nu-gi-ga e-še

2          i-lu-lu nu-zu ú-gu da-an-dé-e šà-gu10 nu-gi-ga e-še

3          e-ri-i qé-mi ú-ul i-de-e[(-ma)] ú- ḫa-al-⌈aq⌉-[(…)] ú-ul i-ma-ar-ra-aṣ li-ib-[bi] 

Translation

"I do not know the millstone for flour; (if the millstone) gets lost, I'll not be sad."     

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
erûm II grinding slab, grindstone (millstone) Fabricated objects 3
libbum (ŠÀ) heart, mind; inner body Body/Body parts 3
qēmum flour Food/Drink 3
Revision History
Wagschal, Avigail
Transliteration and indices
12/05/10
Meltzer, Keren
Corrections and translation (based on Alster)
05/04/11
Meltzer, Keren
Web-indexing
06/04/11