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A Loan of Silver to Gina and Mani (3.136D)
(222 words)

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


This text was found in Nippur1 and dates to the Ur III period (3rd year of Ibbi-Sin, 12th month, ca. 2026 BCE).

A Loan of Silver to Gina and Mani (3.136D)

(lines 1–5)

Gina and Mani, (his mother),2 received 8 shekels of silver from Adda-kala (as an interest-free loan).

(line 6)

They are to restore it by the month Nesag (= 4th month).

(lines 7–8)

They swore by the name of the king that, if they do not restore it (…

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

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