Category Archives: Amar-Sin (reigned 2046-2038 B.C.E.)

Legal contract

Clay tablet and envelope Ur III, Amar-Sin (reigned c. 2046-2038 B.C.E.) This tablet and its envelope are a legal contract that was witnessed. It concerns stolen sheep. FLP 512

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Sheep transferred from Intaea or Ur-eshlilla

Clay tablet Drehem, Ur III, Amar-Sin (2046-2038 B.C.E.) FLP 247

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Balanced account of the shepherds

Umma, Ur III, Amar-Sin (reigned 2046-2038 B.C.E.) This tablet is a ten-column ledger.  The other five columns continue around the other side, and are written as though the tablet was a cylinder: in other words, column six is right next … Continue reading

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