The Manumission of Šarakam and Ur-guna’a (3.134B)
(205 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Sumerian Archival Documents; Contracts; Manumissions

Commentary

This text originates from Umma and dates to the Ur III period (5th year of Amar-Sin, 8th month, ca. 2042 BCE).

The Manumission of Šarakam and Ur-guna’a (3.134B)

(lines 1–8)

Gudaga, their mother, manumitted1 Šarakam (and) Ur-guna’a, both of them, from Mansum, for 1/3 mina (= 20 shekels) of silver.

(lines 9–11)

Mansum swore by the name of the king that (in the future) he will not raise claims regarding this silver.

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Steinkeller, Piotr, “The Manumission of Šarakam and Ur-guna’a (3.134B)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_134B>



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