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Primary publication: MVN 15, 209
Author: Owen, David I.
Publication date: 1991
Secondary publication(s): see Steinkeller, FAOS 17 (1989) 284, no. 94 (Sale Documents 094*)
Author remarks: Slave sale contract. Treated by P. Steinkeller, FAOS 17 (1989), p. 284, no. 94.
Published collation:
CDLI no.: P118488
UCLA Library ARK 21198/zz001rwqdt
CDLI comments:
Source of original electronic files
Catalogue: 20011220 ur3_catalogue
Transliteration: Owen, David I.
Translation: no translation
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Collection Information
Owner: Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Museum no.: KM 89270
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Genre: Administrative
Sub-genre remarks: “One male slave purchased before witnesses for five and a half shekels of silver.”
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Language: Sumerian
Physical Information
Object type: tablet
Material: clay
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Measurements (mm): 70 x 46 x ?
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Provenience: Umma (mod. Tell Jokha)
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Period: Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
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Date of Origin: Amar-Suen.02.09.00
Dates referenced: Amar-Suen.02.09.00
Date remarks: 20111124 corrected firth
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