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Real Estate Transaction (3.133D)
(203 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Sumerian Archival Documents; Contracts; Sale Transactions


This text comes from Umma and dates to the Ur III period (before Šulgi’s 33rd year, ca. 2062 BCE).

Real Estate Transaction (3.133D)

(lines 1–14)

11/3 sar of a house — 17 1/6 shekels of silver being the price of the house; 1 mina of wool, 1 headband, (and) 1 liter of oil being the gift for the house — Ur-nigingar, son of Girini, the chief constable, bought (this) house from Gugu, s…

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Steinkeller, Piotr, “Real Estate Transaction (3.133D)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 07 December 2021 <>

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