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A Loan of Silver to Ur-Enlila (3.136F)
(227 words)

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


The text may originate from Nippur and dates from the Ur III period (1st year of Šu-Sin). This is an antichretic loan transaction, in which the interest on the loan is covered by the produce of the pledged field (see COSB.3.136D above and COSB.3.136G below).

A Loan of Silver to Ur-Enlila (3.136F)

(lines 1–5)

Ur-Enlila, the farmer, received from Ga’akam 9 shekels of silver (as a loan); its interest (is)…

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Steinkeller, Piotr, “A Loan of Silver to Ur-Enlila (3.136F)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <>

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