By Jens Hoeyrup, Peter Damerow

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Bc. gn. s. 60 ~ ("'" 1 liter) gin 180 ~ OjOl s. se OjOO,20 gn. It is difficult to say anything definite about the size of ~~e smallest of ~he in;1~1 uni~s of capacity, the sUa. Apparently, several different definItions of the ~nIt cou.. e use , de endin on the context, or on the time and place. definItIons seem to 1ave b~en the following two, the first one use? ty of rectangular vessels, the other one used to measure the capacIty of cylzndrzcal vessels. ·) 11 - the capacity measure of a cubical vessel with the dimensions 1 Q.

Die Wiedergabe von 4, 7 und 8 in RlA 7: 552a oben. Für die Frage nach der Datierung der Tabellen bedeutet dies, daß es kaum möglich ist, für einen Teil der mathematischen und metrologischen Tabellen aus Nippur paläographisch ein nachaltbabylonisches Datum zu postulieren. Hier könnten nur Angaben über FundsteIlen, Stratigraphie usw. weiterführen 13. Von der Struktur her ist für dieses Material eine Datierung in die altbabylonische Zeit möglich, selbst wenn vom Erscheinungsbild der Gesamttafel her manchmal ein jüngeres, kassitisches Datum nicht ausgeschlossen erscheint.

48 Zur namentlichen Aufschlüsselung vgl. Neumann, SGKAO 19: 62 f. 49 Vgl. den Überblick bei Loding, Craft Archive: 220 ff. mit den entsprechenden Anmerkungen. ge in der Verwaltungshierarchie des ,Handwerkerhauses' vgl. Neumann, SGKAO 19: 40 mit Anmerkungen 119 und 121. ; vgl. ) Rs. ba (zum Text siehe sogleich). nagar: UET 111 1495 (IS 16/XI/[x]), 37. ; zu gisbalag = balaggu "Harfe" vgl. CAD B 38a (,,[a musical instrument]") sowie Gelb, StOr. ; PSO B: 75 f. ; zu kin = Sipru ,,Arbeit(sauftrag), Werk" vgl.

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