Cuneiform Tablet, Repayment by Enlila, of barley deficit carrying forward from previous year(s). Lu-dingira, the šabra administrator, received.

Unidentified Babylonian maker


about 2250 BCE


Overall: 13 3/4 × 11 7/16 in. (35 × 29 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of The Dartmouth Scientific Association



Place Made: Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, West Asia, Asia


3000-2000 BCE

Object Name

Written Communication

Research Area

Near East

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 39, Archaeology of the Middle East, Jesse Casana, Fall 2019

ANTH 39.01/MES 3.02, Archaeology of the Middle East, Jesse Casana, Spring 2021

Publication History

Widell, Magnus, Ur III Economy and Bureaucracy: The Neo-Sumerian Cuneiform Tablets in the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College (I). Orient: Reports of the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan, 55 (1), 2019, illustration pg. 48.


Dartmouth Scientific Association; given to present collection, 1923.

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