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A Loan of Silver to Ur-ga (3.136B)
(191 words)

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


This tablet and its envelope originate from Nippur and date to the Ur III period (2nd year of Amar-Sin, 7th month, 20th day, ca. 2045 BCE).

A Loan of Silver to Ur-ga (3.136B)

(lines 1–4)

Ur-ga received 10 shekels of silver from Adda’a as a loan; the yearly interest is 1 shekel for each 5 shekels.

(lines 5–6)

He is to restore it (any time) between the 20th day of the month DU6.KUG (= 7th month) and the (next) month DU6.KUG.


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Steinkeller, Piotr, “A Loan of Silver to Ur-ga (3.136B)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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