Expenditure of animals

Clay tablet

Ur III, Shu-Sin (reigned c. 2037-2027 B.C.E.)

The son of Amar-Sin, Shu-Sin continued the tradition of declaring himself a god when he became king. His grandfather Shulgi began this process. Shu-sin quelled a revolt by the Amorites over whom he ruled, and began construction of a fortified wall to hold off future Amorite attacks. It is thought that the Amorites were eventually successful in bringing about the end of the Third Dynasty of Ur.

This is an expenditure of animals for various purposes, including the feeding of lions.

FLP 836


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