The Marriage of Ur-Nanše and Šašunigin (3.135A)
(151 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Sumerian Archival Documents; Contracts; Marriage Agreements

Commentary

The text comes from Lagaš and dates to the Ur III period (6th year of Šu-Sin, ca. 2032 BCE).

The Marriage of Ur-Nanše and Šašunigin (3.135A)

(lines 1–4)

A completed judgment: Ur-Nanše, son of Bašišaragi, married Šašunigin, daughter of Uše-hegin, the cowherd.

(lines 5–6)

They swore by the name of the king before the judges.

(line 7)

Ur-Igalim, son of Lumu, was the bailiff.

(lines 8–11)

Lu-Šara, …

Cite this page
Steinkeller, Piotr, “The Marriage of Ur-Nanše and Šašunigin (3.135A)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 March 2017



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