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A Loan of Silver to Šu-Ašli (3.136A)
(215 words)

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


This tablet and its envelope come from Nippur and date to the Ur III period (5th year of Šu-Sin, 2nd? month, ca. 2033 BCE).

A Loan of Silver to Šu-Ašli (3.136A)

(lines 1–3)

Šu-Ašli received 25 shekels of silver from A-zida (as an interest-free loan).

(lines 4–5)

He is to return the capital of the silver to Nippur till the month Apin-du8-a (= 8th month).

(lines 6–8)

If he does not return (this) silver (as specif…

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Steinkeller, Piotr, “A Loan of Silver to Šu-Ašli (3.136A)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>

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