Inheritance (3.141)
(276 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Sumerian Archival Documents; Courtcases; Model Courtcases

Inheritance (3.141)

(1–2)

Ur-Suena son of Enlil-mashsu and Anne-babdu his brother

(3)

by mutual agreement divided (their inheritance) by lot.

(4–5)

After Ur-Suena died — 10 years having passed —

(6–9)

Anne-babdu confronted the assembly of Nippur, appeared (in court) and declared:

(10–12)

“One-third pound (20 shekels) of silver, the price of 2 slave-girls, Ur-Suena my older brother in no wise whatever gave to me!”

(13…

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Hallo, William W., “Inheritance (3.141)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 19 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_141>



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