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|Museum #:||SMM 14/21 (14/4)||Period:||Ur III Dynasty|
|Publ. #:||SET 135||Date:||ca. 21st cen BCE|
|Acquired from:||C. Ames, 1915||Provenience:||Umma? (Jokha), Iraq Sumer-Southern Mesopotamia (view map)|
|Measurements:||H 22, W 20, Th 12 mm||Culture:||Sumerian|
|Description:||Cuneiform tablet; undated receipt for small cattle|
|obv. 1. 3 udu4||1-4. Three sheep, one lamb, (from?) Lugal-kiri, Dagi took in charge|
|2. 1 sila4|
| 4. Da-gi ì-
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This tiny receipt in unusual in that it was inscribed only on the obverse, the reverse being left blank, and it bears no date. It is clearly an Ur III account record, but no direct evidence indicates what site it comes from. The information provided by the dealer, Edgar Banks, from whom C. Ames purchased this tablet, gives its provenience as Jokha, the site of ancient Umma, and individuals bearing the names Lugal-kiri and Dagi are attested in other tablets from Umma.