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An Ur III Messenger text from Umma in the Haldar collection
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Linguistics and Philology. (Assyriology)ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4184-9468
2013 (English)In: Cuneiform Digital Library Notes, ISSN 1546-6566, Vol. 1Article in journal, Editorial material (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Publication of a messenger text in cuneiform writing from a private collection in Uppsala, Sweden. The text dates from the latter half of the Ur III period (c 2100-2000 BCE) and lists disbursements to a group of ten named and an unknown number of unlisted persons. The known modern history is described in brief.

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Los Angeles/Berlin: Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative , 2013. Vol. 1
Keyword [en]
Cuneiform, Haldar, administration, Sumerian, Ur III, Umma, Messenger text, Šu-Su’en, Šu-Sîn
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Specific Languages Economic History
Research subject
Assyriology; Economic History
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-189452OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-189452DiVA: diva2:589249
Available from: 2013-01-17 Created: 2013-01-02 Last updated: 2015-06-10

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