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Agricultural text: Harvesting of Nippur

Clay tablet Lagash II, Gudea (c. 2141-2122 B.C.E.) A “gur” is a unit of measurement, the same idea as a cubic foot (of barley, wheat, water, or oil). A “gan” is a unit of area measurement. Translation: 210 less 2 … Continue reading

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Clay tablet Nippur, Akkadian period (c. 2340-2198 B.C.E.) FLP 53

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