Tablet with Survey of Barley Yields

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 July 2014
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This clay tablet mentions a survey of eleven fields with their dimensions and barley yields. Neo-Sumerian period, 2039 BCE, year eight in the reign of King Amar-Suen of Ur. From Mesopotamian, Iraq. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2014, July 26). Tablet with Survey of Barley Yields. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2855/tablet-with-survey-of-barley-yields/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tablet with Survey of Barley Yields." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 26, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2855/tablet-with-survey-of-barley-yields/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tablet with Survey of Barley Yields." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Jul 2014. Web. 28 Oct 2021.